If at first you don’t succeed…

Try something else! Or at least that’s how it was with me and Slimming World. At one point I had pretty much decided that no ‘diet’ or healthy eating programme was ever going to work for me. I had tried Weight Watchers and Atkins, the ‘simple’ British Heart Foundation weight loss plan, Weigh Ahead and…

Steak with smoky sauce

“The more speed you choose, the more weight you lose”. Or at least that’s how the Slimming World saying goes. So, since I’ve been struggling a bit lately, I decided to try and focus on upping my speed foods at mealtimes and see what happens. (Certain fruit and veg for those of you unfamiliar with…

Bloody star week

Feeling thoroughly down-hearted today. Gained 0.5lb this week, despite having a good week on plan. But it’s bloody ‘star’ week* (pun intended). So not only am I still struggling with ill health, insomnia and practically rattling from the amount of drugs I’m on whilst I wait for my outpatients appointments, now i’m bloated and moody…

Stuffed Aubergines

It feels like aaaages since I added a recipe to the blog. In fact, looking back, it has been! Having pressed pause on Slimming World for a while, and suffered some ill health lately, I’ve not tried anything new for a while. This week however, I’m on a roll as this is the third new…

One year on

Wow. It’s hard to think that it’s now over a year ago that I joined Slimming World! As I mentioned in my last post, if you had told me then that I would be over 4 stone lighter and 6 sizes smaller in just 12 months I would probably have laughed in your face. But…