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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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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Belated Thank Yous & AtoZ news


I am so grateful for all the supportive messages both private and public, after my last post. I asked for help, and some of you responded with great kindness and honesty. You really encouraged me. Thank you. I very soon got on track again and at the moment am back to my best result of …

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Half way there and still such a long way to go…


So in my last post I  promise to fill you in on my change of plan for #NaNoWriMo2017. I was all set to work on my second novel (first one is still in a drawer btw), but changed my mind at the 11th hour and decided to work on a non-fiction book that I've been …

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