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”

Fridays with Fatso

At my heaviest weight, the scales displayed 19 Stones and 4lbs. I can’t tell you how hard this is for me to write. I’m ashamed of myself for eating my way to that size. This week has been a challenging week, due to some thing’s I’m dealing with in my personal life. Not many peopleContinue reading “Fridays with Fatso”

About Earlier: Plant Based Burger & Co

I’m always hearing people express their perceived losses if they chose to switch to a plant-based diet. ‘But I won’t be able to eat burgers and I love burgers!’ Honestly, I get that change is scary and when it involves giving up something that you have been taught to love, i.e. eating animals; I doContinue reading “About Earlier: Plant Based Burger & Co”

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”

The Marble Jar Method

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. Items Required X2 Glass Jars X1 Bag of Marbles X3 Sticky Labels X1 Sharpie Pen Good Morning Everyone, I do hope your weight-loss journey is going positive for you?Continue reading “The Marble Jar Method”

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”

The Power of 3

Growing up I always heard conversations surrounding the definition of a proper meal, meat and two vegetables. I grew up believing that meat and two veg on your plate, equated to the best meal for all! When in actuality, it wasn’t for me. Through conversations I’ve had with others about diet and healthy eating, IContinue reading “The Power of 3”

My 10 Hour Fast

A few weeks ago, a dear friend of mine suggested that I try fasting, as they found it to be a great way to cleanse their system and reported feeling much better after. They informed me that they felt the following: Increased sense of mental clarity. Enhanced ability to ignore food cravings – better willpower!Continue reading “My 10 Hour Fast”

Triggers for Period Pain

I’ve pretty much been in bed for the last four days. I’ve been feeling quite tired due to this month’s menstruation. Which got me thinking about diet & nutrition when menstruating. I was overcome with cravings for seeded toast with sweet popcorn sprinkled over it. And deep-fried beans with chunky chips. Only, I never gaveContinue reading “Triggers for Period Pain”

Morning Walk: 1st July 2020

I went out for a walk this morning. It was supposed to be a run but it’s raining where I live. It felt great to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and the quiet. Loved every second! Are you working out today? Let me know what your plans are in the comments below. LoveContinue reading “Morning Walk: 1st July 2020”

Breakfast Club

Pineapple, cherries, pomegranate, blueberries, raspberries and water. That’s all I needed to make breakfast the other day. All the fruits were washed, chopped and frozen – waiting to be selected for this healthy delight. How long did it take to prepare? No more than 5 minutes! And that’s no lie. Don’t get me wrong, thereContinue reading “Breakfast Club”

A Random Dish: Chickpeas, Spinach, Carrots, Onions, Sweetcorn, Pilau-rice, Sesame Seeds, Tomatoes and Curry

I had walked to Marks & Spencer early in the morning yesterday, the outbound journey was alright. I had left out early, as the local weather suggested that it will be the start of a heatwave across the UK.      I was aware that I hadn’t eaten any breakfast, I was behind schedule and toldContinue reading “A Random Dish: Chickpeas, Spinach, Carrots, Onions, Sweetcorn, Pilau-rice, Sesame Seeds, Tomatoes and Curry”

Update: My Ovarian Cyst – Bean

Almost a year ago, I shared with you all the horrible GP (General Practitioner) appointment I had. Which subsequently led to finding out that I had a cyst on my left ovary. I named the cyst ‘Bean,’ as it was the size of a baked bean when I first found out about him. He grewContinue reading “Update: My Ovarian Cyst – Bean”

Food: Takeaway

I had envisioned that my health journey would be about me eating fruits and vegetables, drinking water and working out. However, there will come a time where you are with friends or family and they want to order a takeaway! You can always make suggestions that they ‘cook their own food.’ Or simply remind themContinue reading “Food: Takeaway”

A Random Dish: Vegetarian Spring-rolls, Mashed Potatoes & Sesame Seeds

I know I very rarely post a meal along with, this is how to do it! Instructions. That’s because I make up meals as I go along. The only thing I read for instructions on, is baking.      A few days ago I went shopping with my mother and I bought a bag of potatoes.Continue reading “A Random Dish: Vegetarian Spring-rolls, Mashed Potatoes & Sesame Seeds”

Breakfast Time: All About Oats

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. The image above is a photo of the breakfast I had a few hours ago. I’ve been eating a lot of seeded toast and drinking smoothies lately. I thoughtContinue reading “Breakfast Time: All About Oats”

Book: Plant-Powered Beauty

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The reason I started my blog, was to document aspects of my weight-loss. However, I have come to recognise other benefits and that is plant-based beauty. I’ve gone through life buying products that promised to clear my skin or made it seem like I ‘needed’ itContinue reading “Book: Plant-Powered Beauty”

Tips & Tricks in the Kitchen

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. These brilliant ingredients by Very Lazy, are available via Amazon – Very Lazy Ingredients

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?”