How to feel good this January.

Yesterday was blue Monday and maybe for some people worrying about the outstanding Visa Bill, travelling to and from work in the dark or having a dry January made them feel blue and a bit down in the dumps. For me yesterday came and went and I felt great.  I was full of energy and in…Read more How to feel good this January.

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Breakfast – Is it the most important meal of the day?

Do you eat breakfast every morning or do you rush out the door and grab a coffee on your way to work.  When I was growing up I was told  breakfast was the most important meal of the day but is that really the case or is it just a nutrition myth? Recent studies found that eating breakfast…Read more Breakfast – Is it the most important meal of the day?

My Weekend Takeaway

After a long week,  I love nothing more than the mention of a takeaway.  I love the idea of relaxing and taking a night off from cooking and telling everyone "the chef is off duty and the kitchen is closed".   Then I ask myself do I really want to ruin my weeks exercise, avoiding carbs and saying no to tasty treats at…Read more My Weekend Takeaway

Exercise needs to be FUN

Did you know,  that in a recent study, only 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week. These figures are staggering, especially when you consider how enormous the benefits of exercise really are. Exercise releases endorphins…Read more Exercise needs to be FUN

How to avoid impulsive snacking!

Last weekend I spent a bit of time driving on my own and those of you who know me really well, know I love nothing more than pulling up at a nice petrol station and getting a large coffee when on a road trip.  It’s also nice to take a break and stretch the legs.…Read more How to avoid impulsive snacking!

Springtime is almost here.

Where did January disappear to?. Springtime is upon us and we have started to say goodbye to the darkest, coldest month of the year. For those of us who found January difficult, well done...we made it through to springtime. For me January is a difficult month for many reasons which includes missing people I love.  Financially I…Read more Springtime is almost here.

My Food Journal

Many of you have asked what my daily meals consist of and how I've managed to keep the weight off?  To answer both let me explain to you about my food journal and maybe encourage you to keep one. Have you ever heard people say "I just look at food and the weight goes on". Well that is exactly how I used to feel.  I lived with friends who…Read more My Food Journal