Fat Fridays! Heatwave – 23.07.2021

Fat Fridays  23.07.2021 Heatwave This week has been challenging; first, this heat was requested by the many people who reside in the UK. Then I struggled to wear summer clothing. Finally, I opted for black leggings with a summer dress. It is easy for people to specify what they think I should wear and drownContinue reading “Fat Fridays! Heatwave – 23.07.2021”

Fat Fridays: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – 25.06.2021

Fat Fridays – 25.06.2021 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder A few days ago, I was officially diagnosed with OCD which stands for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. While it has become an annoying aspect of my daily life, I’m thankful that it is a mild form of OCD. I had thought about whether or not it was a good idea toContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – 25.06.2021”

Fat Fridays: No, I Will NOT!

I’m tired of being the one to step up and mend the cracks. They formed because you keep on leaning on my mind. Taking pieces, slice by slice, like a greedy person. Like anyone else, I need time to myself too. I have days where I do nothing, and that is great for my mindContinue reading “Fat Fridays: No, I Will NOT!”

Fat Fridays: Off the Mark 28.05.2021

This week has been challenging, though it started well. History came zapping through my phone and pinging on WhatsApp with a ‘Hey, Unique…’ the innocence of the opening-line opened up that tiny door in my heart. Then blasted through with a missile, forcing my eyes to focus on reality. In short? There is no short.Continue reading “Fat Fridays: Off the Mark 28.05.2021”

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”

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: 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: 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”

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: 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: 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”

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”