So, I did it! Today, I found some suitable trousers that fit and set out for my run. In doing so, I learnt a few things. Running through open fields is not easy when it is very windy. It is especially not easy when running straight into the wind. Bone breaks still hurt years later.… Continue reading Lessons learnt from Couch to 5k: Run 1, week 1.
I thought I ought to make the most of having 5 minutes of peace (girls watching My Little Pony!) to write up another of the recipes from my 7 days, 7 SW breakfasts post. Terrible mother that I am, using television as a babysitter, but honestly – they really need a bit of time to… Continue reading Baked Eggs brunch
I really want to step up the amount of exercise I do. So far, I’ve concentrated on increasing the number of steps I do a day, with the help of my trusty FitBit. I’ve walked a lot, and it’s helped – not just in terms of weight loss but also in general fitness, self esteem… Continue reading Couch to 5k anyone?
This week, I lost a pound. One measly pound. I have been so good this week, so spot on, that I felt really disillusioned at the scales and actually cried during group. I struggled for the first few weeks of this year, worrying about my daughter and not getting my head in the right state… Continue reading The marathon continues
Just a quick post from me today to share the most delicious breakfast! This morning, I was making one of my favourites: Coconut quinoa. I shared this recipe a week or so ago and I absolutely love it. I discovered it during my week National Breakfast Week when I tried a different low syn/no syn… Continue reading Low syn Chocolate Bounty Bar Breakfast
A while ago, I decided to check the calories I consumed in an average Slimming World day. I am quite strict with limiting portion size, particularly of certain free foods (generally of the carb variety) as I find that I simply don’t lose if I treat them as free. However, I often end up feeling… Continue reading “Can you really eat all that on Slimming World?”
When I first started teaching, my NQT year felt exhausting, never-ending and I was scared it would defeat me. A wise colleague and friend advised me every night to take a couple of minutes to write down three positive things from that day as a way to keep my spirits up. I did, for an… Continue reading Focusing on the postives