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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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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D is for Dairy (free)


Welcome to day 4. Hope you're enjoying the AtoZ  Challenge. Today I'm going to chat about dairy, as recently things changed and now I can't have much of it. D is for Dairy Free I was pootling along nicely with my low carb life. There had been some ups and downs, scale wise but in …

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C is for Coconut flour/oil


Day 3 and I've caught up 🙂 C is for Coconut flour/oil So today I'll give you a brief overview of my dealings with coconut flour and coconut oil. Now if you want to go low carb and you don't like coconut, it will take a while to get used to using it. What I …

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B is for (life without) Bread


Day 2 of the challenge and we've stumbled upon one of the most difficult changes I've made.  B is for Bread I love bread, a lot. I would happily eat bread for breakfast, dinner and tea. Fresh white fluffy yumminess. A slice, a roll, a baguette - I don't mind the shape. I'm not fussy 🙂 …

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A is for Avocado Amo


Welcome to Day 1 of the 2019 April AtoZ Challange. The AtoZ team are celebrating 10 years of this blogging challenge and I'm looking forward to it. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY A to Z 🙂 My theme this year is  - 'Clumsy Carb Cutter' Regular visitors to the blog will be familiar with my ponderings regarding food …

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