Q is for Questions


When I was writing the first draft of my book, I asked 'social media' for questions. Mainly to help me think of elements of weight loss that I hadn't thought of. I got more than I bargained for, and I believe they've really added to the book. Here is just a small sample of the …

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O is for that ‘orrible word


The word obesity is one of the most upsetting words for me to hear, say or write. When I started my weight loss journey, I was off the standard BMI charts. Having lost 5 stone, I'm still well within the morbidly obese category. I will have to lose another 6 stone! to just be obese, …

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N is for Nuts


After a busy week, I'm still playing catch up on my AtoZ posts on the theme of being a Clumsy Carb Cutter . Nuts are one of my favourite things to eat. I have to be very careful of them as I find it really easy to over indulge. In a moderate amount, they are …

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(catching up) M is for Mammy


I'm running late this week, so will be playing catch up this evening. M is for Mammy, as in my mother. Mammy regularly tried to encourage me to lose weight. I know she was very worried about my health. When I was in the zone and trying hard, she did everything to help me. She …

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L is for Low Carb Buddy


 Short post today as I'm away with family this weekend, but I wanted to give a shout out to Sam at Low Carb Buddy (LCB). Sam is based in Bristol, UK and runs a Facebook page, an interactive group, a Pinterest page (with some fabulous recipes), and for a small fee, runs weekly interactive group …

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K is for Kind


Following on from my thoughts in the 'I is for If' post, I wanted to share another way my thinking has changed over the last few years. These days, I am kind to myself. In the book I'm writing about this journey, I talk about how I used to hate myself. I could not bear the …

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J is for Jumping Around


Greetings all. I'm away at the mo, so catching up on my posts using the app on my tablet. Apologies if the post looks a bit wonky. I'm using this #AtoZ  to share about being a 'Clumsy Carb Cutter' for the last 3 years. As well as changing my eating habits in that time, I've …

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