It’s everywhere

During my Slimming World meeting yesterday we were discussing the way that things could go wrong on a night out – and the bad choices that could be made to derail progress. The point was to detail what you’d do if you had a ‘bad night out’ as opposed to what you could do to … More It’s everywhere


You could have knocked me over with a feather at several points this morning. If I’m honest I’ve been trying not to focus too much on numbers when it comes to the size of my waistband. Sure – I’ve blogged about getting into a lower one when it’s happened – but it’s not been my driving … More Baubles

Christmas tree?

I caught myself wondering (for the first time in many many years) the other day whether or not I should get a Christmas tree. I was sitting in a nearby pub yesterday evening with a friend sipping a jam jar full of Diet Coke (what the hell is the obsession with drinks being served in … More Christmas tree?

Gazebos and bloggers

It’s not so great when a regular twalking companion is thousands of miles away (she’s been gone for aaaaaages 😢) but what IS nice is when they demonstrate that even when in Australia on a much deserved break that they’re still taking time out from a gruelling schedule of sitting on the beach with fish … More Gazebos and bloggers

If you try

I’ve had one of those nights where I didn’t sleep very well at all. I’ve been lying in the dark turning things over in my mind and just seemed unable to switch my brain off. Normally times like this arrive when things are going badly. Worries get the better of me and fears become magnified … More If you try

Higher consciousness

As is customary with a Saturday morning I awoke to a trance like state. This is a moment of half asleep but growing self awareness that I suspect every dieter experiences when they first open their eyes on their weigh in day. This (when you’ve been practising the technique as long as I have) involves … More Higher consciousness