Big news….Santa is on his, ooooppps I mean her way…so the big question is have you been good this year? Now, define good???? So anyway, I have been putting off posting about this, as I am still very much in denial that the summer is actually over, but with Halloween and Bonfire Night already gone…

Let me ask you some questions… Are you sick of dieting? Are you struggling to lose or maintain your weight? Are you worried about your health or fitness? Are you suffering with anxiety or bouts of depression? Are you ready to put your own health and wellbeing first? Are you ready for real change? And another one……

I’ve had a bit of a nagging feeling today, a feeling of…I should actually be running. I should. I have a half marathon in a fortnight and a full marathon in just over 2 months and I simply ain’t running. My daughter starts primary school on Thursday so my running routine will return and besides I…

People are obsessed with my size and it’s just so bloody annoying. The meant to be helpful comments from friends and family Oh you’ve lost weight? Erm nope…don’t think so, not last time I looked. Or journalists who are doing a story about me who insist on knowing my dress size…when the piece is not…

When I first took up sport again as an adult I had one key objective. WEIGHTLOSS I didn’t really get the whole exercising for mental health thing, or exercise as a way of expanding my social circle, or the achievement of running goals as a sign that I could achieve big things in other areas…

Thinking of reducing the amount of meat that you eat this year? Well apparently you’re in good company as around 1 in 3 Brits are cutting down on the amount of meat they eat (Source: NatCen 2016) and some of the biggest food stores are now even creating special sections that help make the ‘flexitarian’…

I remember the first time I met Jo, we were in posh glass walled offices in Central London having a development meeting and she rocked up looking absolutely amazing. Smashing all stereotypes that if you are fat you are stupid, lazy and unstylish Jo is the smartest most vibrant woman I know…and she is very…

I remember the first time I got a comment on my blog from someone outside of the UK. It was a spooky feeling, because I hadn’t been blogging long and most of my posts only got a handful of views anyway, and most of them were from friends and family. However, a lady from the…

Looking out my window today it is cold and grey and dreary… what I need is something to look forward to next year that is the complete opposite. Oh yeah I have it The Too Fat to Run health and happiness retreat in Rhodes in May. This years retreat was incredible (you can read about…

I never used to like drinking tea. Mainly because growing up I hated making it for people when they came over to visit…the same applied to when I worked in an office setting…I’m sure people made tea just to get out of doing any work. But then that all changed after having my daughter, and…

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