Don’t Hurt Yourself

Don’t Hurt Yourself The days you’re running late and convince yourself there’s not enough time to make breakfast. The days you head out to work, and you’re hungry, so you visit Greggs, or some café and purchase a hot drink and a pastry. Commence workaround 09:00, and by 10:00 you’re hungry! You’re hungry because youContinue reading “Don’t Hurt Yourself”

You’re Beautiful

You’re Beautiful Look into the mirror and stare deep into your eyes. See how beguilingly they are, how graceful they shine. Circle around the colour, hues different all stunning. Your face, incomparable to any other, because you are beautiful like no other. Trust in these words and speak them loud: I am beautiful I amContinue reading “You’re Beautiful”

Banana Loaf Recipe – Unique Fatso

Ingredients 4 Very ripe bananas 110g of soft light brown sugar (I use muscovado sugar) 2 large eggs 120ml/ ½ Cup of sunflower oil 225g/ 1 ½ Cup of plain flour 1 tsp of bicarbonate of (baking) soda Golden flaxseeds (I’ve also used pumpkin seeds, and that was delightful.) Method Preheat the oven to 170°CContinue reading “Banana Loaf Recipe – Unique Fatso”

Negative Comments

‘Don’t allow negative comments to hinder your progress.’ – Unique Fatso It has taken me years to block out the negative comments from people! My body is mine. My appearance is mine. Fat is mine. Cellulite is mine. Larger clothes, all mine. However, people from all different circles, like to comment. Why? So you don’tContinue reading “Negative Comments”

Wholesome Vegan Curry by Unique Fatso

Ingredients Onion Mushrooms Carrots Garden peas Potatoes Vegan-friendly curry sauce Sesame seeds Method Peel, chop and rinse potatoes – add to pot of boiling water, with a pinch of pink Himalayan salt. Lightly saute onions and mushrooms in oil. Clean and slice the carrots – add to the pot. Once cooked through a bit, pourContinue reading “Wholesome Vegan Curry by Unique Fatso”

Plant-based Pud!

Ingredients Banana Swedish Glace (soy-based ice-cream) Brown Sugar Syrup (optional) Method Peel banana and place on into suitable oven dish. Drizzle syrup across banana. Sprinkle brown sugar on top. Bake in the oven. Top Tips You have control over the amount of sugar/syrup you use. Plant-based ice-cream is healthier that one made with cows milk.Continue reading “Plant-based Pud!”

Break Fast

As I sleep, I’m indulgent in dreams of food and drink that keeps me in at the seams. I want cakes, chocolate, ice-cream and pic ‘n’ mix. I want deep-fried chunky chips with gravy and plant-based cheese melting at the tips. Homer and I are leaping, bunny hops into sugared dust. Homer and I areContinue reading “Break Fast”

Vegetarian Curry by UniqueFatso

Ingredients Mushrooms Garden peas Onion Pepper Carrots Wild rice Soya milk Organic Flour Linda McCartney vegan-friendly sausages Sesame Seeds Pataks Curry sauce Into the saucepan: Carrots, red pepper, onion and mushrooms. All sliced and diced. Into a pot: Wild rice, with a pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt. Into a pot: Dumplings (made with soyaContinue reading “Vegetarian Curry by UniqueFatso”

A Lil Nibble

I used to drool in my mind, about the right time when I could try foods I know, in time will make me cry. I had no reasons why! But I knew I wanted a lil nibble. I told myself that a lil nibble makes no difference. My weight won’t change, it will stay theContinue reading “A Lil Nibble”

Neat Meat Easy Eats: Chickpea Chicken and Soy Meat!

‘I could NEVER give up meat!’ ‘How can you live off vegetables?’ ‘That’s what animals are there for, to eat!’ – Meat Eaters Today marks 30 days since I made an ethical and healthy choice to refrain from eating meat. Last night I tried cooking with meat alternatives courtesy of Veggie Kitchen (purchased from Farmfoods,Continue reading “Neat Meat Easy Eats: Chickpea Chicken and Soy Meat!”

Meaty Misconceptions

Preface (What happened when I ate meat) Several things occurred after I ate meat; stomach pains, chest pains, headaches, feeling sluggish, acne, bad period pains and a subconscious feeling that meat isn’t right for me. I observed many times, what it feels like to live without meat, for a few days to a few weeksContinue reading “Meaty Misconceptions”

Gym Membership: Subscribe to a New Body

Years ago, I joined Virgin Active, after being mocked and teased about my body. I signed up to a membership that was priced around £45 pcm. I figured that if I attend at least three times a week £45/ 4 / 3 =£3.75 per session! And I compared that to a box of fried chickenContinue reading “Gym Membership: Subscribe to a New Body”

The Story of Unique Fatso

Unique Fatso *Disclaimer, this was written a while ago. Foundation I can’t remember how old I was exactly. But I know I was young. A small booklet arrived with the daily post and was placed in the fruit-bowl by one of my family members. During breakfast, I picked it up and was looking through it,Continue reading “The Story of Unique Fatso”

Family, Friends & Foxes

Family I’ve had cousins, aunts, uncles and even grandparents – Disrespect me by mocking my looks and my weight. I’ve grown up being told that I should look a certain way. Skinny, Skinner and oh yeah! skinny! Friends The cools kids liked me for being strong and able to fight those who tried me. ButContinue reading “Family, Friends & Foxes”

Yoga FLAME/SHAME(?) nah.

Yesterday, I attended my first yoga-class. (First in about 10 years.) the teacher said we were not allowed to drink any water during. I wasn’t happy about that and considered walking out. But I stayed and breathed on. Before starting, I asked the yoga teacher if it is aimed at ‘beginners?’ He said, ‘anyone canContinue reading “Yoga FLAME/SHAME(?) nah.”


Do you ever wish you had tried something earlier? Often I fear change and avoid it where possible. However, I recently came across red/lentil penne pasta, during a recent visit to @MarksAndSpencer yesterday, I made some and it was delicious. During my meal, I thought about all those opportunities I’ve passed up: events I’ve missed,Continue reading “Try”

Tea Time with Pukka

Late last night, I made a mug of Pukka Tea, #PukkaCleanse to be exact. After consuming a large portion of battered chips 😔I felt a combination of sadness, disappointment and the need to fix it. The taste (for me) was awful. But I downed it, I finished to whole cup. It’s goodness that will noContinue reading “Tea Time with Pukka”

Kale Juice & Floradix

I’m a big advocate of kale juice. I suffer with iron deficient anaemia. My GP has advised me to take iron tablets. My nails were brittle and kept breaking. And I also experienced hair loss. The issue with those, is that they give me side affects such as; headaches, loss of taste, chest pains. SoContinue reading “Kale Juice & Floradix”

Oat Milk

So I asked myself recently, what do I need milk for? And the only answer is porridge! I absolutely LOVE porridge. So last week I made a healthy choice and purchased a healthier option, #OatMilk which is a plant based milk alternative. I haven’t yet tried it. However, it’s the only milk now available toContinue reading “Oat Milk”

Mind The Gap

#MindTheGap #ThighGap #ThunderThighs #Curves #BeYourself

The Hold Up – Sports Bras

It has taken me months to locate a ‘high support,’ sportsbra. I’ve tried on so many from Adidas and Nike (hard to purchase my size) I must say the Adidas sports bras look amazing on the mannequins. They’re impossible to get on, some appear to have been designed by a man…no offence. Finally, I triedContinue reading “The Hold Up – Sports Bras”

Fat is Fat, let’s be factual.

I purchased a box of frozen Angus beef burgers, recently. I fried them one day and grilled the rest! The grilled version left behind all that from 1 burger. Here I saw my veins, my air-intake, my heartbeat, my life. All greased up and fattened up for my crave, for processed greasy foods. It willContinue reading “Fat is Fat, let’s be factual.”

Stretchmarks 😒 Love

Over the years I’ve noticed stretchmarks appearing all over my body. And last year, they started on my stomach.  Before I used to fear getting intimate with a partner, through fear that they’ll find my stretchmarks unattractive. Caused me to end relationships, even before they got going. Through fear, I hid my body behind layersContinue reading “Stretchmarks 😒 Love”

Periods & Cravings

Another weakness of mine, is during my period; I crave alsorts! Last month it was potatoes, today its sponge cake and custard. Terrible I know – ‘I’m greedy!’ I’ve just eaten half sponge cake (with custard) and I know it’s not helpful to my health. Do you ever struggle with cravings? Are you weak? IContinue reading “Periods & Cravings”