Oh. My. Word! I’ve done it!!!!!! — ❤ — For anyone who’s only just now coming across my blog, a huge ‘hello” to you! I’m just a regular 40-something year old who’s on a huge weight loss journey and who, as of today, has lost 130 lbs since 14th February last year. 21 lbs were … Continue reading After losing 130 lbs, I’ve reached ONEderland!!!!! →
Hey folks Although I usually plan my posts, I guess today’s is one of those where I truly don’t know how it might end but this is where my thinking’s at: I like people 🙂 I like supporting people who are struggling with one thing or another I’m on a huge weight loss journey right … Continue reading Can you build a career stemming from your own weight loss? →
Hey folks You know, I was hoping to come on today to tell you that I’ve finally reached Onederland but have the scales moved this week? No! In the past, I would’ve become frustrated but I have a choice about how to feel about this. I can either think “Well, I’ve failed then, haven’t I? … Continue reading Week 44 weigh-in: my scales are stubborn! →
Hey guys Many people I know will think that I’m pretty ‘normal’!! By that, I mean that they probably see me as someone who’s confident, who embraces life, who doesn’t let barriers stop her from gallivanting all over Europe in non-Covid times and who functions on a daily basis without any problems but I’ll let … Continue reading Shhhh….. I’m a secret ‘recluse’ →
Hi folks When I think of images from the 1950s, I’m thinking: black and white cinematography, vintage clothing and Buddy Holly. But I also think of images of immaculately-dressed women with perfect hair and make-up holding an upright pose whilst a thick rubber belt wraps around their waists and buzzes away, supposedly helping them to … Continue reading 2 weeks on a vibrating plate… my wobbly bits have wobbled! →
Hey folks Yes, you DID read the title of this post correctly and I’m going to credit fellow blogger Matt for this title. Last week, I shared my excitement that I’m soon going to officially be overweight and, through the comments, Matt and I could laugh at how rare it must be to hear someone … Continue reading Week 43 weigh-in: the excitement of being overweight! →
Hey folks I’m guessing that I’m probably not alone here but I’m very quick to label food as good or bad. Over the past year, I haven’t eaten any chocolate, cookies or desserts (except sugar free jelly) whatsoever. You see, I LOVE chocolate!! I can’t picture myself eating one square and think “Well, wasn’t that … Continue reading Can I eat ‘bad’ food on a diet? →
Hey guys YES!! Moving down into the ‘overweight’ category really is just around the corner, something I could’ve only dreamt of a year ago. I’ve got several small goals coming up and therefore opportunities to celebrate. And celebrating is important! Whether we’re at the beginning of our weight loss journey or some way in, I … Continue reading Week 42 weigh-in: 9 lbs away from no longer being obese! →
Hey Stop reading!! If you haven’t yet read part 1 about how scared I am to reveal my weight to any medical professional, I’d encourage you check out this link first. For those who’ve read part 1 or perhaps don’t have the time / inclination to read it, I’m going to recap what happened at … Continue reading The fear of the doctors’ scales… part 2 →
Hey guys I’m feeling creative today! When exploring how even the thought of being weighed by a doctor sends a shockwave through my body, I’ve decided to deviate from my usual style of blogging and do it through the art of conversation that will give you insight into how my delightfully complex mind works. “A … Continue reading The fear of the doctors’ scales →
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