Fat Fridays: How to Relax Effectively? 23.04.2021

How to Relax Effectively? Before I used to lay awake until well after 0200 in the morning. No matter what I did, I was unable to relax effectively. Some days I would struggle to keep up with my to-do list and continue the cycle the following night. I was like I was the only personContinue reading “Fat Fridays: How to Relax Effectively? 23.04.2021”

Earth Day 22.04.2021

Frequently we view images, watch videos and hear discussions about how badly we have damaged our home – Earth. Many of us have viewed Planet Earth by David Attenborough and seen how we contribute to the destruction of natural habitats for wildlife and even locals who reside in villages nearby. Our need to consume isContinue reading “Earth Day 22.04.2021”

Fat Fridays: How Far Can You Run? It’s Not a Competition. 16.04.2021

Fat Fridays: How Far Can You Run? It’s Not a Competition. Before This blog is my safe space. I had never run before, not properly anyway. I had tried on several occasions but stopped due to many factors: Negative family members. Low confidence, to be honest, I had no confidence. My clothes were all darkContinue reading “Fat Fridays: How Far Can You Run? It’s Not a Competition. 16.04.2021”

Fat Fridays: Is Sugar Sweet or Toxic? 09.04.2021

Before: I remember adding 3 large spoonful’s of sugar to any hot drink I had made. Stirring it and smiling in greedy delight to accept the sweetness I was about to deliver to myself. Sugar was my thing! Sugar ringed doughnuts, sugary sweeties, sugar sprinkled over pancakes and the more sugar the happier I feltContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Is Sugar Sweet or Toxic? 09.04.2021”

Fat Fridays: Fear of Change? 02.04.2021

Before I hid my body away beneath layers of black clothing, oversized black clothing to be detailed. As I avoided looking in mirrors, I never really knew how stupid I looked. I mean, being a fatty and trying to hide in black is nonsensical. I was there walking around looking like a black hole. IContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Fear of Change? 02.04.2021”

Fat Fridays: Safety While Running – 26.03.2021

Fat Fridays: Safety While Running – 26.03.2021 A few weeks ago I went for a power-walk/jog around 1000 in the morning. The roads were quiet and the sky was bright! I started with a nice brisk walk, earphones in but playing tunes at a good volume so I could still hear the space around me.Continue reading “Fat Fridays: Safety While Running – 26.03.2021”

Fat Fridays: Portion Control – 12.03.2021

Portion Control As many of you already know I’ve been looking into portion control, as I’ve identified that while the main bulk of my diet is filled with healthy plant-based meals. I overeat my favourite meals, such as peppered jackfruit and chickpea curry. With pasta, I had never measured my portions before. As I livedContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Portion Control – 12.03.2021”

February Reflections

February 2021 End of Month Reflections Why is it important to reflect? It’s important to reflect because it allows us the chance to pause and assess how things are going and if we’ve accomplished our goals. Reflection helps us to work through areas in our lives that we feel are stagnant or personal trauma thatContinue reading “February Reflections”

Fat Fridays: Going the Distance – 26.02.2021

Despite what some people may say to your face, you may encounter that not everyone wants you to succeed in losing weight. They will smile in your face and then mumble shit behind your back. Like, ‘she can’t lose weight! She’s been fat forever.’ Then they will wish you luck and treat you to aContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Going the Distance – 26.02.2021”

Fat Fridays: Commitment

Commitment noun 1.the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.“the company’s commitment to quality” BeforeClearly, I’ve never been committed to weightless. I had good thoughts and intentions, but I had never been truly dedicated to losing weight! Not until 2020 that is. TodayI reviewed my journey and I admit, I’ve notContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Commitment”

Fat Fridays: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall! Who has the BEST Figure of them All? – 12.02.2021

I remember the times I would spend avoiding my reflection. I didn’t feel I was worthy of looking at myself in the mirror. I mean, I had eaten so much that I felt ugly, both inside and out.Those fairy-tales always spoke of the most beautiful girls in the world. You wake up and you lookContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall! Who has the BEST Figure of them All? – 12.02.2021”

Fat Fridays: How to Lose Weight? – 05.02.2021

This is one of the most frequently asked questions when a person begins their weight-loss journey. How do I lose weight? How to lose weight? How to lose weight fast? How to burn fat? How to lose 10lbs overnight? The questions are endless, but the core remains the same within each, ‘lose weight.’ In someContinue reading “Fat Fridays: How to Lose Weight? – 05.02.2021”

Fat Fridays: Plant-Based Smoothies

Before My liquid intake consisted of the following soft drinks: Coke-a-Cola Sugar water Syrup and water Various milkshakes (made with full fat cow’s milk) Cow’s milk Semi-skimmed or full-fat – served in large pint-sized glasses. Most often consumed with chunky chocolate-chip cookies. Mixed soft drinks – I used to mix Cola, Sprite and Fanta. AtContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Plant-Based Smoothies”

Fat Fridays: Menstruation Mess

From time to time I will post about my period. Initially, my concerns were the strong pains I was experiencing. Which I later found out was caused by Bean. Fast forward to today and here I am writing about my night, last night. I had a nice hot shower, changed into some warm Harry PotterContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Menstruation Mess”