Slimming World Progress After 3 Months

I went along to my regular Slimming World meeting last week, not really expecting to see any weight loss.  My week had become over shadowed by one piece of cake I had indulged in while I was out running errands. To be honest, it was a pretty big piece of cake so I dread to think how many calories there…

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New Slimming World Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake #Recipe #SlimmingWorld

I was searching online for a Slimming World microwave chocolate mug cake recipe to make, and the recipes I found weren’t quite hitting the spot.  I got the impression that’s what a few people thought about the recipes they were finding too.  There was definitely something missing from the chocolate mug cake recipe so I decided to experiment and see…

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3 Quick & Healthy Turkey Leftover Recipes

I think we probably all eat a little bit too much over Christmas, but it’s important to get back into a healthy diet as quickly as possible for good weight management.  The winter is a perfect time to eat well as we can pack stews full of vegetables and bust out the slow cooker to make life easier. No doubt…

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Why Join Slimming World & Tips For Success

I thought you might appreciate an update on my slimming world journey, and why I think slimming world seems to be working for me.  I joined a slimming world group a month a go, and trust me when I say I was sceptical at first.  Now necessarily about the eating plan, as I’ve used that before and I’ve lost weight…

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Achieving Balance And Losing Weight

Achieving balance in my life is my main goal for 2016.  I talked here about how I hope this will help me with my weight loss journey, and what I had learnt about falling off the wagon last year.  If you follow my blog regularly you’ll know that I struggle with losing weight, and I admit that I am just…

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My Weight Loss Blip

My weight loss journey update is fashionably late, by a whole week.  I actually had a night out last week, and it effected my blogging schedule.  I was lucky enough to go to the local premiere of the latest Matt Damon film, The Martian.  My sister took me to our local cinema where they were having an event to celebrate it’s new…

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How To Fit In Exercise

I don’t feel I’ve been as on track with my weight loss journey this week folks as I have been before.   This wasn’t the plan with my holiday to Costa Brava only 3 weeks away now.  I was meant to be bursting with motivation and nailing another dress size before our trip for some winter sun.  Especially after last weeks…

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When Life Gets In The Way Of Weight Loss

Firstly readers, I must apologise that my Thinking Thin post is late this week. I like to share my weight loss update on a Thursday, but my schedule has been completely out of the window buy this and my house turning into a TV studio for the majority of my working days this week.  This has meant that eating well has…

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How To Lose A Stone Without Dieting

Welcome back to Thinking Thin Thursday.  I’m pleased to report that my eating is still under control and weight loss is going well.  How are you doing?  I figure if your reading this post weight loss is something you are interested in, so I hope your journey is going in the right direction. If you’ve been following the series, you’ll…

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#TTT Food Has Been Hiding A Lot Of My Issues

Hello again everyone.  Thanks for coming back for another week of my Thinking Thin series.  Writing these blog posts about my weight loss struggles are so helpful for me, and I really hope they are of benefit to you too.  I firmly believe there isn’t a quick fix to losing weight or dieting, and the only real success comes from…

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#TTT Chocolate Cravings Again?

Hello everyone.  Thanks for stopping by last week and catching up with my weight loss update.  I really appreciate all the support your giving me, it’s keeping me motivated even on days when things aren’t going quite so well.  It’s also lovely to read that some of you experience some of the issues I do. As a person who experiences…

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5 Ways To Treat Yourself Without Food

These last few weeks I’ve been back on my weight loss mission.  I’ve been sharing weekly updates of my challenges and how I’m trying to overcome them in my series, Thinking Thin.  If you’ve haven’t stopped by yet, you can catch up with all the posts right here.  I’m sure you’ll find some nuggets of inspiration, if weight is something…

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#TTT Dealing With Over Eating

Welcome back to another week of Thinking Thin Thursday.  This week I’m dealing with over eating, which I think holds a lot of us back from being the weight we want to be. I really hope your finding my weekly updates helpful and inspiring.  I loved all the comments I received last week, and it’s great to know that readers…

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#TTT I’m Going To Eat Some Worms

Welcome back to another week of Thinking Thin Thursday.  It’s been no secret on my blog about how much I’ve struggled with my fluctuating weight and relationship with food over the years. If this is your first time here, Thinking Thin is a weekly therapy post where I can explore what helps me to stay in control of my diet…

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#TTT Thinking Thin & Making Progress

Welcome back to another week of Thinking Thin Thursday.  I was a little bit worried about catching up with you all this week and getting on the scales after our weekend break in Liverpool.  While I was away from home and eating out with the family it was harder to stay on track, so I wondered if I’d made any progress at…

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#TTT Thinking Thin: The Compound Effect

Hello and welcome back to another week of Thinking Thin.  I really hope you’re enjoying my weekly updates and tips about weight loss.  I genuinely know how hard it is to shed those pounds and have spent most of my life yo-yoing up and down the scales.  This week I’ve got something will help us all out.  If you’ve not…

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Thinking Thin #TTT: Giving Up Caffeine

Welcome back to Thinking Thin Thursday!  I hope you’ve had a good week and you are winning when it comes to thinking thin.  Since last week when I realised things had to change I decided to focus on one aspect of my diet, and to my surprise it really has made a massive difference. Since becoming a Mum for the…

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Thinking Thin Is Back Every Thursday!

A while ago I wrote a series of posts called Thinking Thin.  They documented the success of my weight loss journey over 2/3 months.  Then I fell of the wagon.  Familiar with anyone?  It was directly related to incidents in my life that affected my confidence and self esteem, and it’s taken me a long time to bounce back. Since…

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Thinking Thin #10: Off The Wagon

If you read my gratitude post last week you’ll already know I’m not very consistent. It’s a skill I long to possess but continues to elude me after a period of time.  I’m pleased to say those periods of time are getting longer, so that is progress, right?  I think we all have a trait we long to have that…

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Breastfeeding -Why Am I So Hungry!

Little Pudding is 5 1/2  months old now, and I’ve managed to feed those chunky little thighs of hers myself all this time, go me and my milk making superpower.  It’s come at a price though.  I desperately need to go to the hairdressers, but I haven’t been able to leave her long enough yet.  I haven’t got into the…

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Thinking Thin #9: Not The Plateau

I’ve not been writing about my weight loss journey recently as it became obvious I had become distracted.  My focus had wavered and my thoughts had been crowded by things that were making me emotional and stressed.  I am an emotional eater and when I am stressed I’m faced with an overwhelming urge to binge.  To be honest, there were…

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Thinking Thin #4: 4 Tips To Keep You On Track With Weightloss

Welcome to my latest Thinking Thin post.  I have some excellent progress to report and I’ve decided it’s only fair to let you all know where I started out at.  When I started making healthy changes to my diet 4 weeks ago I weighed in at 17st 4lbs.  That was the figure that shocked me into action due to the…

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Thinking Thin #6: Fat Free Sugar Free Desserts

Monday was weigh in day and I’m pleased to say I’ve become thinner by 2 1/2 pounds!  That’s a total of 8 1/2 pounds.  I’m so happy with this progress, my size is heading in the right direction so I must be getting something right.   In my last post I talked about the emotional roller coaster of jumping on and…

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Thinking Thin #5: Weighing In

I’ve been making changes to my eating to make it healthier for the last 2 weeks.  Having the vision board is definitely helping me stay on track with being more healthy.  I’ve only fallen off the wagon once which I’m really pleased with.  I’m a lady who is known to binge, to often to mention!   It was because I wasn’t…

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

This week is National Breastfeeding Week (May 19th – May 25th) and Mothercare have teamed up with the Royal College of Midwives to provide friendly and supportive advice to Mums to help encourage breastfeeding and raise awareness.  You can find out more information about Twitter Parties, Support and Giveaways by visiting their page here.   It’s great to see this…

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