How I lost 60lbs with DDP Yoga

  ‘You’ll never guess who I’m speaking to on LinkedIn?’ ‘Who?’ ‘DDP’ ‘Who’s that?’ And that was the beginning of the conversation that would change my life. It was only shortly after my brother Jimmy had been diagnosed with leukaemia. The diagnosis came just twelve days before his 34th birthday. Fit, strong, healthy, he was… Read More

My Negative SlimFast Review: SlimFast Respond

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  Shortly after writing my lengthy, thorough yet negative review about SlimFast products and my reasons for deciding not to proceed with the blogger challenge, I received an email from Slim.Fast’s PR company asking if they could respond to some of the points I had made in the interests of transparency. Whilst they were extremely understanding… Read More

Gearing up to the Slim.Fast Challenge: A Foodie’s Honest Thoughts

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  My friend and I spent a good while of our meeting last week despairing the scourge of weight gain. The irony that we were doing so over lunch at Carluccio’s hadn’t escaped us, yet still we continued to question why weight was such an issue. Then we ordered dessert. We enjoyed every mouthful but, suffice… Read More

Something to lose: Week 6

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    Things are progressing as usual on this venture to shift the fat and the journey of discovery continues. I’m still doing the daily step routine on the bathroom scales – sometimes several times a day – as if half a stone will magically disappear between 7am and 11am. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if… Read More

Something to lose: Week 5

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    I went into the last week with a marked determination to stick to the plan, and I did. Despite my efforts, this week provided me with the lesson that there is no such thing as ‘surely’. I ate within my limits although tracking fell to the wayside a little. However, as I was… Read More