Flash Fiction from @georgietennan2


It's the turn of Georgina Tennant to share some flash fiction.  Georgie is one of those people I felt I knew cos of the magic of social media. Meeting her f2f recently was a double blessing. I'm delighted have have her on my blog. Later today she'll be sharing a Sunday story, but for now …

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Some micro fiction from @hortonious101 for NFFD


Please join me in welcoming Martin Horton to the blog. Later today Martin will share a bubbly story, but for now, here is some micro fiction. If you'd like to catch up more of with Martin's writing, you can visit his blog Hortonious101. Or follow him on Twitter @Hortonious101 Forgetting by Martin Horton You were …

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I’m back! for National Flash Fiction Day


It's been over a month since my last post and if you read it, you'll know I got a bit disillusioned with the whole blogging thing, mainly as yet again, I failed to complete the AtoZ Blogging Challenge. I suppose I have to come to terms with the fact that daily blogging is just not …

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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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(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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A telling of Matthew 21


As it is a non AtoZ day, and it's Palm Sunday, I wanted to share what we heard in church this evening. Our preacher did something a little different and told the story of Matthew 21 from the point of view of one of the pilgrims to Jerusalem. I just had to share it. Hope …

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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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