Fat Fridays: Goal Setting – 08.10.2021

Today I understood that it is easy to set a goal and hashtag the life out of it. Sharing with the world – #Goals Which reinforces a message to others that you have the same goal. And there you have it, the onlookers chime in and offer you love, likes and minutes worth of attention.Continue reading “Fat Fridays: Goal Setting – 08.10.2021”

Welcome October 2021

September delivered many insights to me; I had never expected so much from 30 days! But I can confidently say, September was plentiful for my mind. Did I complete all the goals I set? No. However, I’m not upset about it. After all, it is what it is, and I’m not Houdini; September won’t vanishContinue reading “Welcome October 2021”

Fat Fridays: Pandemic Pounds – 24.09.2021

Fat Fridays – Pandemic Pounds – 24.09.2021 Before I have never experienced a pandemic before. Today I had gained a few pounds during the thick of the pandemic (2020) it wasn’t hard to do. The UK Government set laws that advised we must stay indoors. Working hours were reduced, baking commenced and takeaway became aContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Pandemic Pounds – 24.09.2021”

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: Hair Down 17.09.2021

Fat Fridays – Hair Down 17.09.2021 Before In the past, I would avoid social events as much as possible. I mean, the thought of having to find something that will fit and hide my fat, was extremely challenging, especially for a woman trying to remain invisible. I would always wonder what would it be like?Continue reading “Fat Fridays: Hair Down 17.09.2021”

Fat Fridays: I’ve Eaten A Lot this Week – 03.09.2021

Fat Fridays: I’ve eaten a lot this week. Past When going through mental constraints I would turn to food. It never made me feel better, it just allowed me to temporarily forget about the shit that was clogging up my mind. In addition to my actions, others would apologise to me and present food withContinue reading “Fat Fridays: I’ve Eaten A Lot this Week – 03.09.2021”

Welcome, September 2021

Welcome, September 2021! The month of August was a period filled with gains and losses. I struggle with the thought that I haven’t accomplished all I set out to during that month and I know, that’s an area of my life that I’m working on. The positives are that I learned how to lose weightContinue reading “Welcome, September 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: 5.5lbs Lost

 Fat Fridays – 5.5lbs Lost Before While I wanted to lose weight and be a thinner woman, while still eating the same amount of crap. I had never really taken the time out to work on those goals. I mean, I used to order two burger meals from McDonald’s, making them large and then scoffingContinue reading “Fat Fridays: 5.5lbs Lost”

Fat Fridays: Finding Balance with your Plant-Based Diet 13.08.2021

Fat Fridays – Finding Balance with your Plant-Based Diet Before I never had balance in my diet. I ate what I thought I needed. I ate what I knew I wanted and did not consider the consequences of my actions or the fact that I never knew what I was eating. I mean, I wouldContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Finding Balance with your Plant-Based Diet 13.08.2021”

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”

Welcome August

Welcome to August I battled with portion control throughout July – I couldn’t quite master the right amount to eat! I’ll admit, I was greedy. Fully aware that I was eating far too much. Even the food I prepared myself was devouring too much of it. I mean, I love potatoes, and during menstruation, IContinue reading “Welcome August”

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: Perfection – 30.07.2021

Fat Fridays – What is Perfection? 30.07.2021 Before I would spend hours staring at skinny women in magazines, wishing I was thin. I would pinch my body and try to guess how many inches of fat I need to shed to achieve what I would deem beautiful.’ Time wasted by indulging in images of womenContinue reading “Fat Fridays: Perfection – 30.07.2021”

Embrace & Grow

Embrace and Grow What better moment to learn to embrace your body and growth into your true self? Now is the time to begin! Too often, we talk ourselves down and speak negative energy into the places we live. That needs to stop. Think about the time and energy your pour into filling your mindContinue reading “Embrace & Grow”