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So how do your figures stack up this month ?

By Claire / 9 months ago

Yup its end of month and I always look back and work out how much progress I have made,then plan what I need to do for the followingmonth. Here is my progress this month…..So weight wise I have lost 6 lbsTraining wise I have made the progressionfrom physio back to PT sessions and gradually increasing […]

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How not to achieve long term weight loss….

By Claire / 9 months ago

​​​​​​​So what you think of my photo ?Reckon I look good in this ?Im about 8 1/2 stone,just about my LIGHTEST everas an adult !My SIMPLE diet hack, to getting to look like this,was….STAGGERED and PROGRESSIVE CALORIE RESTRICTION.Yup my motto back then, was to eat healthy,but if the scales didnt consistently dropfast enough,cos Im a […]

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"My children are my WORLD "

By Claire / 9 months ago

Would you agree with this ?Interesting one, isn’t it.See, as much as I love my children dearly,and they are a very important part of my life,they are not my world, a significant part of itI agree, but I do also have ME, in my WORLD !YES, my life has changed since having them, and yesI […]

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WHY SOME FOODS "EXPLODE" IN YOUR STOMACH ?

By Claire / 9 months ago

Yup, ever get this ??For me, I get a bloat, if I eat too much gluten,especially in the morning for some reason.Literally, in 20 mins, I`m busting out of my trousersor jeans and feel like I`m going to explode and want someone to stick a pin in me.Thing is, its very much a personal thing, […]

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Do you have that dreading feeling ?

By Claire / 9 months ago

I see this so often with women returningto exercise after a long break.The worry, of being the most unfit, most overweight, I get it I really do, cosI felt it myself last week returning to the gym for my PT sessions.This is what Lana, who has recently returnedto exercise said last week >>>>>” ….I loved […]

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"I blame it on the cake"….

By Claire / 9 months ago

is what I overheard someone talking aboutin the pub yesterday.Yes Im nosey, and yes I do listen in whenI hear a convo on health, weight loss anddiet, cos I find it fascinating.See, its not that 1 piece of cake thats caused a weight gain week or a maintain week.Its the other stuff you ate without […]

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The current diet craze…

By Claire / 10 months ago

is this ….Sugar Free Marie Biscuits !Now I hadn`t come across these untila few weeks ago, when they appeared veryfrequently on a food diary from a lady who was really not very well.So, I had my suspicions, anything thats”sugar free”, “low fat”, raises a primal instinct in me to look at the ingredientslabel first before […]

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Make me invisible.

By Claire / 10 months ago

Tuesday was my first session back, in what I call the “proper serious” gym for 16 weeks.I was apprehensive, yes I felt uncomfortable walkingonto the floor and tucked myself away on the runningmachines upstairs to warm up before my session.Looking around the gym, it felt like everyone who wasthere 16 weeks ago had improved so […]

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Delicious

By Claire / 10 months ago

Sitting in the Orthodontist earlierreading Delicious ( food magazine)Feb 2017, there was an interestingarticle by a Chef called AnthonyWarner.To be honest it was the only thingI read on the back page, cos thatsthe first place I look when I pickup a magazine !!Anyone else do that ??So this chef had a really good point that […]

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My god it works

By Claire / 10 months ago

Yes if your serious about losing weight this spring, one of the keythings thats going to guarantee you results, is planning your food.I would start off simple with a fewrecipes you can churn out with ease, they need to be quick and build your confidence in the kitchen, this with a few meals that are […]