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”

Fat Fridays: Your Body is Beautiful

Fat Friday – Your Body is Beautiful 15.01.2021 Before I know you have looked at your body in the mirror many times and felt disgusted at your reflection. How you’ve cried yourself to sleep, wishing that you could be thinner and wear whatever you want. I’ve seen your past and the bullies that haunt yourContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Your Body is Beautiful”

Fat Fridays: How Much is Too Much? – 08.01.2021

Before What on earth was a portion? I used to fill my bowl or load my plate with food. My thoughts were, ‘how much food can I get onto this plate?’ and ‘I wonder if there will be some more when I’ve finished this.’ I think it’s fair to say I had no sense ofContinue reading “Fat Fridays: How Much is Too Much? – 08.01.2021”

Fat Fridays: Healthy New Year 2021 – 01.01.2021

Before New Year’s Eve would be indoors with my close family members. I would put 50 mini meat-based sausage rolls, 30 mini cheese and onion puff pastry balls onto serving platters. I would even have the following in bowls: Bacon flavoured crisps Maltesers Toffee/Sweet/salted popcorn – Yes! 3 separate bowls. Sweets Biscuits Then I wouldContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Healthy New Year 2021 – 01.01.2021”

Fat Fridays: Alone this Christmas?

25.12.2020 Today Is a day that many people around the world will spend alone. For a vast array of reasons a recent one being this global pandemic. The UK Government imposed ‘last minute,’ rules around the festive period. Which means that today, at this very second, someone is home alone. See the Positives This yearContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Alone this Christmas?”

Fat Fridays: Happy Holidays! Eat, Drink & Gain a Few lbs?

18.12.2020 Overeating during the festive period. When I was a meat-eater, throughout the festive period, I used to go wild with over-eating. I was immersed into those succulent phrases, ‘It’s fine, It’s Christmas!’ and ’Everyone gains a few more pounds during the winter.’ I admit I loved hearing those sweet sounds, they formed reassurances toContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Happy Holidays! Eat, Drink & Gain a Few lbs?”

Fat Fridays: Antidote 11.12.2020

Why do we try and try to fit into the narrative of stories told by others? Why do we give so much to those that never give anything back? Why do we change our preferences to make it fit with the other person? What I’m saying is, why do we not believe in ourselves enoughContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Antidote 11.12.2020”

Fat Fridays: Super-power 27.11.2020

Before For many years I avoided photos! I’ve always felt that I was too fat, too unattractive and too unworthy to have a photo taken. And whenever I saw myself in random photos, I used to feel disgusted. ‘Like, look at you! UGLY!’ When I started buying my clothes, I always opted for dark shades,Continue reading “Fat Fridays: Super-power 27.11.2020”

WTF: I Ate Too Much

‘Oh, my word! I’ve overeaten every night the past few days.’ – A Human ‘I’ve gained so much weight! I’ve been so stressed out lately and I needed those comforts.’ – A Human ‘Yeah, I’ve had a lot of takeaways recently. But I’m bored indoors and well, food tastes good.’ – A Human What theContinue reading “WTF: I Ate Too Much”

Fat Fridays: Stress and Acknowledgements – 20.11.2020

20.11.2020 This week has been a challenging week and I can’t lie, I’ve been dealing with a lot of things, Positive Mindset: Family Loss, Food Intake & a Faulty Friendship Yesterday, I visited one of my household bubbles! *For those of you who aren’t aware, the UK is now in another lockdown. One which isContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Stress and Acknowledgements – 20.11.2020”

Things

Things I wish I had known back then – Unique Fatso Frequently, many people reflecting on their weight loss journey, feel that they often felt alone at times. And how they wish they knew a few things at the start of their journey to better health. It’s extremely interesting as we live in a worldContinue reading “Things”

Iron Lady

It’s been a while since I last posted about the challenges I’ve faced during the first lockdown and beyond. However, I thought it would be best to post an update about my struggles increasing my iron intake naturally. Previously, I’ve shared with you all the anxiety I have when out shopping for food. How myContinue reading “Iron Lady”

Introvert

As for myself Unique Fatso, my online pen name – I’m an introvert, I’m an introvert when it comes to visual displays. I’m no good with photos, if you have one of me, you’re lucky! I’m an introvert who feels comfortable writing and I know some may say unlucky! I receive feedback in all formsContinue reading “Introvert”

Last Night I Wanted

Last night I wanted junk food! Chips, curry-sauce, more chips and maybe a pizza? I wanted plain doughnuts! And sugared doughnuts and I have no excuse or plausible reason, as I’m not menstruating. I guess that’s apart of the life. This life. Lockdown. Kept in. Alone? Yes. I felt alone last night and craved fulfilmentContinue reading “Last Night I Wanted”

Why I’m no Longer Dating a Meat-Eater

For a few months, I was dating a wonderful guy, who consumed meat and dairy. Initially, when I found out he ate those things, I was sure I wouldn’t get along with him long-term. Surprisingly so, we got along extremely well! Conversations, jogging and surely meditations. I also remembered when I was a meat-eater andContinue reading “Why I’m no Longer Dating a Meat-Eater”

You’ve Gained Weight!

You stepped on the scales this week and seen the increase in your weight. This could be due to various factors, such as menstruation (for females,) or an emotional event. When I’ve experienced something that has caused me a great deal of emotion, I’ve turned to food and not just any food – I’ve gorgedContinue reading “You’ve Gained Weight!”