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My Slimming World Journey

So anyone who’s followed my blog for a while will know I’ve been a Slimming World member for about 5-6 years now?! (WTF!!). I’ve joined 6 times I think and I’ve never actually reached target…you’d think I’d be an expert by now! But in that time, I’ve been happy, depressed, pregnant, breast-feeding and now a freelancing mum and somehow I’ve still managed to loose weight and I’m at last very close to my target weight. So I thought it might be time to reflect again on my slimming world journey and give myself a little kick up the bottom…Continue reading

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The Return of Slimming World

Those of you who have followed my journey on this blog, will know that I’ve dabbled with dieting and reaching my ideal weight has been an on-going task for me.

Since my wedding (over 3 years ago), I’ve not been at my personal ideal weight. I’ve let the lbs creep on slowly but surely, started to avoid having my photo taken quite so much and deluded myself into thinking that the shops had changed their sizing structure and really I wasn’t that dress size, it was just the shop that sized their clothing wrongly.Continue reading

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Slimming World – Getting my mojo back

I’ve lost my mojo in many ways over this last few weeks and have been feeling a bit low. I like to put a lot of it down to post-holiday blues and a 2-week cough and cold! But I also know that I need to re-energise myself and get my mojo back…and only I can do that!

One of the main things that affects my mood, is how I’m feeling about myself and in particular, my weight. Since the wedding, I’ve gone on a bit of a food-bender and disregarded my health and fitness almost entirely. And why the hell not? I was happy, I looked great on my wedding day (even though I do say so myself) and I worked bloody hard. So I deserved a reward. Problem was, the lbs sneaked on…and on…and on…and before I knew it, I was 2 stone heavier than on my wedding day. Ouch!Continue reading