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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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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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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I is for If


We've made it to Day 10! April is zooming past us. Today I'm focusing on the 'clumsy' side of my AtoZ theme of being a 'Clumsy Carb Cutter.' I have long suffered from 'clumsy' thinking. I'm trying to improve that, by use of the word 'if.' Every meal, every snack, every morsel is a choice. …

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H is for Have Mercy


I mentioned in my opening AtoZ post some of the changes that led to my five stone weightloss. Since then I have put on a little, lost a little, put on a little, lost a little… I am still five stone down. In some ways that is frustrating as I feel I could do with …

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E, F and G, are for Eggs, Flaxseed and Ground Almonds


After a crazy busy week I'm playing catch up. I hope you don't mind if I blend some ingredients together today. (See what I did there 😀 ) These three have become staples in my diet. Together with coconut flour, they have made baking a part of my life again. When I went low carb, …

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