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…

In 2012 I ran the 26.2 miles of the London Marathon unknowingly carrying a very precious package along with me, and no it wasn’t an energy gel or some anti chaffing cream. Turns out I was pregnant, 6 or 7 weeks in fact. It came as an almighty shock and in many ways I was…

It doesn’t take a genius to make the connection between the eating of crap food and having little money in your purse does it? You only have to think about how you felt as a child with 50pence in your pocket, it was all about how much you could get with your money…what gave you…

This morning I woke up tired and sore, with the onset of a cold I think. You know the signs, sniffy nose, itchy throat, swollen glands. But with a 3 year old to get ready for nursery and a full todo list for the day I couldn’t afford to be unwell, so in the few…

Well, that got your attention didn’t it? Which is ironic really because that’s kind of the point of this particular blog post rant. You may (or may not have seen) whats been going on via social media over the last few days in regards to a new online diet plan/book being launched by Australian Nutritionist…

I have realised today that I have not bought a single xmas present yet, despite the fact there are just 37 days to go until the big event. I have been far too busy to be trawling the shopping centres looking for unique gifts for my loved ones because I have instead been working hard…

The benefits of running for overweight or inactive women are often thought about in terms of weight loss and the gains that can be had for your physical health, but have you ever thought about the benefits that an activity like running can have on your mental health? I know for sure that my running…

So we all saw the headlines yesterday… NHS to incentivize weight loss in overweight patients And I guess its only right that I put in my two pence worth. When I was a child I didn’t like making cups of tea or coffee for my parents, so I often got out of it just by…

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