After feeling nervous about whether my efforts would be enough for a loss - it seems I had nothing to worry about! Last week I weighed 77.1kg and this week I was 76.3kg - it calculates as near a 2lb loss. And this is not from following as strict diet either. I have only made … Continue reading Day 7 – Weigh in day and 2nd weight management session & I’ve lost some weight!
Our beliefs about our abilities can either push us to more or limit us to less! I never used to be a very active person, besides walking the dog, now I enjoy swimming and I am beginning to build up my stamina to run. What do you believe about yourself? Throughout my school years I … Continue reading Is it me that limits my body instead of my body limiting me?
I have to say - a lot can change in one week! In one week I have: - exercised for 30 minutes daily (sometimes exceeding this) - Eaten more fruit and veg than I used to (3 portions a day - which is an increase from none!) And I'm feeling much less tired; my energy … Continue reading Day 6 of healthy lifestyle changes – BIG improvements felt already!
My day today has been extremely out of routine resulting in an 'out of routine' eating day. I haven't stopped all day, feeling like I hadn't the time to sit and eat, however I made better choices than I usually would when busy. I had cereal for breakfast, chicken nuggets peas and mash for dinner … Continue reading Day 5: An extremely busy day & weigh in day is looming!
I wanted to just say hello to all following my blog. I initially started this just for me to record my journey, progress made and as a source if motivation. I didn't think anyone would actually follow it! I do think though that though weight loss success stories feature in magazines, no story tells you … Continue reading An honest account of a journey to healthier eating, living and weight loss
Exercise is something that I feel should be enjoyable because if you don't enjoy your exercise - you're unlikely to keep it up in the long term - and exercise has a big impact on wellbeing and is a great way to strengthen and tone your body, as well as aiding weight loss. A wide … Continue reading Design a fitness routine that fits you!
This is my first weekend in my healthy lifestyle regime - which I knew would present a challenge, as I am out of my normal weekly routine and out and about places. However, I have done quite well. My usual Saturday: My usual Saturday would consist of a meal out, but mainly I visit family … Continue reading Day 4: A diet is often denial – A healthy lifestyle is about creating a balance