To Unwind – 18.09.2021

Recently I purchased the Vanilla Almond Frosting Yankee Candle from Tesco. I must say that the fragrance is delightful! I found peace through listening to the sounds of the vacuum cleaner and the warm hum from the tumble-dryer. Then drifted into a sweet daydream, where the streets were made of sweet doughts and the rainContinue reading “To Unwind – 18.09.2021”

 Fat Fridays – Remember that Feelings are Temporary! 27.08.2021

 Fat Fridays – Remember that Feelings are Temporary! 27.08.2021 Before Whenever I would experience emotional turmoil, I would brood on the feelings for days, weeks and sometimes even months at a time. I didn’t care much about finding solutions to my problems or even trying anything to ease the pain. Instead, I would eat junkContinue reading ” Fat Fridays – Remember that Feelings are Temporary! 27.08.2021″

Fat Fridays: Forgiveness 06.08.2021

Fat Fridays – Forgiveness 06.08.2021 Before Those that hurt me, I allowed them to continue, whether that be name-calling, mocking my appearance and 9/10 I agreed with them. ‘You’re so fat!’ ‘You look ugly.’ ‘Your ass is massive!’ ‘Your face is so dark. Black and ugly.’ ‘Look at your ugly duck lips.’ Sure, I wouldContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Forgiveness 06.08.2021”

End of July Reflections

Dear All, We have arrived on the last day of July 2021! I’m an advocate for reflection and implore you to reflect on your month. Thinking about goals you set in June and if you achieved them. Please include your reasons for not meeting them and accept that no one is perfect. My history isContinue reading “End of July Reflections”

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”

Reflections: Week 7 – C25K

Reflections – C25K – Week 7 Week 7 was a bumper week. First, I had to sort out a replacement laptop to continue working on my studies. Second, I also had to work on my mental health, as I felt pretty low since my laptop broke down during a crucial time in my life, whichContinue reading “Reflections: Week 7 – C25K”

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!”

Reflection: C25K – Weeks One and Two

Week One Erm, this never worked out as expected. Anxiety took over and I convinced myself that I couldn’t do this, who wants to see a fat woman running through the streets? It had taken me 1 hr and 45 minutes to get up and get out and about! I was dressed and ready toContinue reading “Reflection: C25K – Weeks One and Two”

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”

November 1st

November 1st and 8.2lbs lighter. 🙂 September – October has been hard due to intangible factors. I’m happy that I’ve lost some weight during these challenging times. This November I hope to manage my portions better. Increase my iron intake and learn more about plant-based skin care. 🌱🌱🌱 Will be updating my blog more thisContinue reading “November 1st”

Work Hard

Nothing can be successfully achieved by doing nothing. One must strive to work hard at everything they do, to reap the benefits of success. I know it can be difficult to remain focused or even motivated on your goals, no matter the size. Remember that while the notion, ‘work hard’ is easy to say andContinue reading “Work Hard”

Week One: Fatso’s Fitness – August 2020

Monday 3rd August I didn’t do much today; I’m menstruating and feel exhausted with everything that’s going on in my life. Do you know when your support networks are faulty? I ‘ve just wanted to sleep all day today. Tuesday 4th August I had planned on going out for a 45-minute walk. But that’s notContinue reading “Week One: Fatso’s Fitness – August 2020”

5 Reasons to Stretch

When I first started going out walking, I always used to stretch after my workout. I figured getting warmed up should be enough. However, I later learnt that it is important to stretch. It helps with all the above and I’ve found that it helps immensely. I recommend everyone implements this best practice into allContinue reading “5 Reasons to Stretch”

Focus: It’s Okay

I’ve been feeling blue along with my fellow peers on this earth. So much has happened and all seems to be hitting us at once! Well known people dying this year, COVID-19 making the whole world stop and those common feelings of self-doubt and restlessness. Then the spotlight on the murders in police uniforms –Continue reading “Focus: It’s Okay”