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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Our Trip To Innocent HQ & A Great #Giveaway

We are huge fans of Innocent Smoothies, I love them, the kids love them and even Daddy has been known to have the odd one or two.  We heard that there was going to be an Innocent Fruit and Veg Fest at their very prestigious Fruit Towers and decided to head on down to London to find out what all…

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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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Getting Families Active With Soreen

Over the summer, Princess and I were invited to a very special sports event hosted by Soreen.  We are huge fans of Soreen Malt Loaf, and we also know how important it is to encourage kids to be active so we jumped at the chance to head along to Loughborough University and find out what all the fun was about.…

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#Giveaway! #Win A Set Of Fruit Heroes Snack Bars For #Kids

If you caught up with my blog last week, you’ll know that Fruit Heroes have been a real hit with the toddler.  They have quickly become her first choice of snack and because they have been such a hit with us, I wanted to give some of you the opportunity to try them out too. The team at Fruit Heroes…

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Review: Fruit Heroes Healthy Child’s Snack Bar

Recently, the lovely people at Fruit Heroes sent Princess some of their healthy snack bars to try out.  We are always looking out for tasty, healthy snacks on the go to keep Princess fuelled when we are out and about.  She’s really active and needs things we can just grab when we’ve been to gymnastics or out to the park otherwise she gets…

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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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Little Pudding’s 3 Month Old Baby Update

So little Pudding is now 3 months old!  I can hardly believe it, time is going so fast.  We’ve had a name change this month from Tinkerbell to Pudding.  Her big sister is called Princess, which completely suits her as she is a little Diva.  I chose Tinkerbell to fit with Princess, but it’s becoming apparent that she has a…

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Thinking Thin #7: One Thing You Must Do To Lose Weight!

It’s definitely time for an update in my weight loss journey.  If you’ve not caught up with this series yet come and found out the handy tips I’ve been sharing to help you boost your healthy weight loss plan. The aim of Thinking Thin is to help me and you reprogram some of the thinking that hinders our weight loss so…

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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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Thinking Thin #2: How To Make A Vision Board

I need some help to keep me on track with ‘Thinking Thin‘ as my relationship with food is a long standing one, and making changes is going to take some will power.  This article offers a simple, yet  brilliant way to set your self goals or send your self positive messages if you want to change how you think or feel…

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Thinking Thin #1: To Be Healthy

My weight has been a constant issue for me.  I was a ‘chubby’ child and took a lot of stick because of it.  I have had a few slender years in my early twenties and then again before I met my husband, but the rest of the time I have been over weight.   I have also had 2 pregnancies…

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Tomato and Bean Soup Recipe

This Tomato and Bean Soup Recipe was inspired when I flicked through March’s addition of Psychologies Magazine. The first thing that jumped out at me was an article called ‘Perfect Harmony’, featuring recipes from Dale Pinnock’s book ‘The Medicinal Chef: Healthy Every Day’.     I love anything that helps me think about the food I am eating.  I’ve had a…

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