Fat Fridays: Am I Weak? Or is this a Form of Malfunctioning? Perhaps a Rebirth? – 05.08.2022

Lately, I’ve been in deep bouts of reflection, asking myself if my path is correct. Or the people around me pulling and pushing me in their perceived directions of my true pathway. Many people around me are holding me back from positive progression, kicking me into a corner and stomping on my creative energy. BeContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Am I Weak? Or is this a Form of Malfunctioning? Perhaps a Rebirth? – 05.08.2022”

Fat Fridays: BBQ Belly Buster – 22.07.2022

On the hottest day recorded in UK history, I received an invitation to attend a BBQ! Usually, I would decline, and to be honest with you, my only plan was to return home and try my best to cool down. However, I rarely go out due to my insecurities about my body and sometimes justContinue reading “Fat Fridays: BBQ Belly Buster – 22.07.2022”

Fat Fridays: Mindfulness in a World Full of Minds – 15.07.2022

For a long time, I’ve been mentally stuck in a weird space, with a deep fear of progress even though my main goal is to grow and succeed in this life. There have been a lot of significant changes in my life, added to the intangible factors of certain relationships, and I have experienced mentalContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Mindfulness in a World Full of Minds – 15.07.2022”

Fat Fridays: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy! – 17.06.2022

Fat Fridays: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy! – 17.06.2022 I’ve had another session with my new Therapist, and at the end, he asked me, how do I feel? And honestly? I was filled with relief. Finally, I opened up to someone and shared my past, present and potential future fears and jubilations.                 I have never doneContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Therapy, Therapy, Therapy! – 17.06.2022”

Fat Fridays: Who Really Cares About You? 20.05.2022

During my absence from work, I received several messages here and there. Some I received as people seeking a current topic to pass the time and ponder over a cup of tea or cigarette break. I mean, that is juicier than someone being on sick leave? Why is it that people feel the need toContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Who Really Cares About You? 20.05.2022”

Fat Fridays: No Time to Work Out? But I’ve just Finished a Netflix Season! – 13.05.2022

I would love to start classes at the gym, but I don’t have any time! Most nights, I turn on the TV, select Netflix and get comfortable on the sofa with a snack, usually plantain chips. Once I’ve finished a series, I crawl into bed during the early hours of the morning and feel aContinue reading “Fat Fridays: No Time to Work Out? But I’ve just Finished a Netflix Season! – 13.05.2022”

Fat Fridays: Colouring, Counselling and Conclusions – 06.05.2022

I have been struggling with my mental health over the last few months, and recently, it has become even more challenging lately. Things that were once grey in my life have now started to form colours, and if I’m candid about it, these memories are hard to process or even accept.      ‘I’m not sureContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Colouring, Counselling and Conclusions – 06.05.2022”

Fat Fridays: The User and the Provider – 29.04.2022

In my life exists some toxic people I never knew were toxic until I understood the types of toxicity that they have been injecting into my existence. For example, one person never calls me, and when I ring them, they complain that they’ve not heard from me for days! I’ll remind them they can contactContinue reading “Fat Fridays: The User and the Provider – 29.04.2022”

Fat Fridays: Consuming for Celebration? 22.04.2022

Fat Fridays: Consuming for Celebration? 22.04.2022 Every year society celebrates with chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies and chocolate shapes of all kinds of flavours. We spend a fortune on chocolate, which makes no sense for the period in question! It is another bank holiday where we overindulge in food and show our love by buying chocolateContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Consuming for Celebration? 22.04.2022”

Fat Fridays: Realignment with my Core Values and Purpose in life – 08.04.2022

Right before the end of the festive period for 2021, I fell out with a family member, which caused an awful start to 2022. As a result, I felt low and lacked the motivation to do anything. It is astonishing how one person can cause so much pain, upset and discord in my life. ThisContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Realignment with my Core Values and Purpose in life – 08.04.2022”

Fat Fridays: How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight? – 04.03.2022

The Other evening, I conversed with a friend and confessed it took me years to lose weight. I’m losing weight in tiny increments; the bulk of my weight loss came last year, and even that was a struggle. For me, weight loss starts in my mind! Because when I feel bad, I eat badly. WhenContinue reading “Fat Fridays: How Long Does it Take to Lose Weight? – 04.03.2022”