Welcome August 2020

This month I’ve decided to focus on my cycling, as I’m not a great cyclist. I’ll be riding short distances first and seeing how I get on.I know cycling is great for an all-over body workout, so I aim to shed at least 8lbs this month.What are your fitness plans over the coming weeks? AndContinue reading “Welcome August 2020”

Tips & Tricks in the Kitchen

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What’s In My Fridge?

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I only endorse products that I use personally and have something positive to share with you all. Some of the items in my fridge are available below *Click on the item for further information Alpro Oat-milk Alpro Soya-milk Oatly Chocolate-Milk Very Lazy Ingredients Highland Spring WaterContinue reading “What’s In My Fridge?”

Lunch: Ackee & Fried Dumplings

Ackee is a Jamaican fruit and forms a part of the national dish of Jamaica: Ackee & Saltfish It’s light and delicious! I was going through my cupboards making a list for shopping. And I came across a tin of ackee! So I made some fried dumplings and enjoyed my meal 😊 Fried Dumpling AckeeContinue reading “Lunch: Ackee & Fried Dumplings”

Stairs & Stomping

During my daily walks, I encounter hills and while I enjoy walking down them, walking up frustrates me. Because at that point I’m tired. However, as my body needs this I will walk up the hill, but I walk up stomping. Not like in an angry way, but in a way where my strides areContinue reading “Stairs & Stomping”

Food Glorious Food

For years and I mean years, I found solace in food. Whenever I was sad, happy, bored or relaxed I found eating food made me feel? Different each time. Preparing the food, I salivated – I knew I was making something I ‘really’ wanted to eat.      Rather than having 2 bacon rashers, I wouldContinue reading “Food Glorious Food”

The Corset

Many years ago, back in the days where I had family members calling me Fatso! I had read an article in a magazine, it spoke about a woman with a tiny waist – She credited her svelte figure to her consistent use of corsets. ‘Corsets!’ I shouted out within the company of a bowl ofContinue reading “The Corset”


“Sugar, Ah! Honey, honey. You are my candy girl, and you got me wanting you!” – The Archies I visited Marks & Spencers last night to purchase fruits and veg (mainly veg), and once again, I picked up a bag of four, sugar-ringed doughnuts and placed them into my basket FIRST! After gathering what IContinue reading “Sugar”

Where to Start?

This is one of the main questions I ask repeatedly asked myself at the beginning of my weight loss journey. Where do I start? I turned to sections in magazines, and I would tear out pages from them; Slim Down for Summer! Lose 10lbs in 7 days. Diet this and diet that, live like thisContinue reading “Where to Start?”

Friday – Weigh Day

Friday – Weigh Day For many of you around the world, Friday is the day you weigh yourself to check if you’ve lost any weight? I don’t agree with this day! I find that by weighing yourself on the cusp of the weekend and finding out that you’ve either gained or not lost any weight;Continue reading “Friday – Weigh Day”