Easter

With Easter nearly here, this is a good time to reflect on how far we have already come, how much we have achieved and how proud we are of the new strategies and behaviours we have learnt. Easter also brings the first bank holiday of the year and as some of us struggle with aContinue reading “Easter”

Summer bodies are made in winter….

If these are the only items that fit from last year, now is the time to begin to shape the body you desire as summer bodies are made in winter! Our bodies have been buried under layers of jumpers, trackie’s and warm coats, and come the spring and summer we will all be peeling offContinue reading “Summer bodies are made in winter….”

To Toss…. Or Not To Toss??

So are you a tosser??? ( pancakes of course) Can you include pancakes and still lose weight/eat healthily? Of course the answer has got to be yes!! However if you’re thinking of having 6 -10 pancakes, then maybe a rethink is needed. There a few important things to keep in mind, why do I wantContinue reading “To Toss…. Or Not To Toss??”

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..”

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…..”

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…..”

Shopping for Christmas….

As Christmas draws ever closer, your thoughts must be turning to what is going to go into your shopping trolleys each week. There are items you can safely buy in advance and store ( if you have the willpower to resist!) There are items you can freeze ( if you’ve got room!) and of courseContinue reading “Shopping for Christmas….”

A Cracker for Christmas????

Who would love to be a cracker this Christmas??? I’m sure we all would love to feel at our very best, so our thoughts should be turning to how to achieve it!! The most important weapon in achieving success has got to be getting our mind focused and ready. Many people sadly feel there’s noContinue reading “A Cracker for Christmas????”