Be my Valentine..

Traditionally Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year when chocolates and flowers are given as a token of love. Why chocolate you may ask?? Well it’s the food of love and of course a well known aphrodisiac, so are oysters which to me just doesn’t somehow have the same appeal! Here are eightContinue reading “Be my Valentine..”

Ripple Effect…

Spend a few minutes considering what are your favourite family friendly meals… How did you discover them, are they passed down from your relatives, or are they from a tried and trusted cookbook? Have you tweaked the recipes slightly to suit everyone’s taste? I know I do all the time! There are so many healthyContinue reading “Ripple Effect…”

Why do diets fail?

Most of the media is aimed at trying to stop people thinking diet, and it certainly raises the issue of why? Could it be that we have had so many years of ‘dieting’ and not succeeding long term that we have become disengaged and disenchanted? Could it be the negative associations we have to ‘dieting’?Continue reading “Why do diets fail?”

Are you getting enough?

When it comes to losing weight and getting healthier, sleep plays an important role: Research tells us that when people get seven to nine hours of quality sleep, it’s easier to eat well, move regularly, and be in a better frame of mind The amount of sleep we get makes a big difference in howContinue reading “Are you getting enough?”

What is SUCCESS…..

Success means different things to us all, for many it’s a direct association with what the scales say, so if its a weight loss – that’s a successful week, but often in the past when we have followed a strict ‘diet’ our expectation of what we should lose often falls short of what we actuallyContinue reading “What is SUCCESS…..”

Will 2022 be the year for the New You??

Many of us have been on a personal weight loss battle for as long as we can remember, at school many of us hated P.E simply because of the showers and shorts!! We have tried virtually every diet, homemade and faddy and have been successful in varying degrees depending on the desire at the timeContinue reading “Will 2022 be the year for the New You??”

Christmas leftovers

Happy New Year to you all!!!! Are you glad it’s over and are you pleased to be focusing forward and are you looking forward to continuing/restarting your weight loss journey? Maybe deciding this year to join our meetings! Let’s all make this the start of a wonderful, in control, healthy, happy and lighter 2022!! DidContinue reading “Christmas leftovers”

Resolutions…….

For many of us the 1st of January will see the start of of our New Years resolutions- all those things we want to achieve…and for how many will it be the same as all the other years, to lose weight, become healthier, be more active and so on. Then on opening the fridge discoverContinue reading “Resolutions…….”

Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house…..

Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house, Nothing was stirring not even a mouse, Till down in the kitchen a small light came on As the fridge door was opened – whose willpower had gone?  Trifle and cream, cheeses and cake – All kinds of goodies for Santa Claus sake, But aContinue reading “Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house…..”