Dieting vs. Lifestyle Changes

When I first started my weight loss journey 7 years ago, that’s all it really was to me, trying to lose weight. Trying to lose a certain number by a certain milestone, which I did. But it wasn’t until I started adding other things such as exercise that the weight loss actually stuck. Dieting Vs. Lifestyle Changes If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that I’m a WW, Wellness that Works Read More…

The Benefits of Eating Fewer Carbs*

AD, GIFTED | Throughout my weight loss journey I’ve been learning how to eat healthier. Whether that’s looking at my portion sizes or choosing foods that keep me fuller for longer, such as wholegrains. One thing I’ve always struggled with however is carbs – especially when it comes to foods such as pasta and rice, which make up a lot of my home cooked meals. So I’m always interested to try lower carb alternatives or Read More…

Dance your way to a better body | Guest Post

If you’re anything like me you find it very difficult to motivate yourself to excercise during the Autumn and Winter months. In the Summer it’s easier – I can go for a walk or a run without worrying too much about rain or cold, but this time of year I’d rather be under a blanket with a good book or watching my favourite Netflix shows. I spoke last year about some exercises that could be Read More…

Upping my water intake with Weight Watchers daily motivation water bottle

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I’ve been a member of Weight Watchers since January 2012 and currently volunteer at meetings, helping the coach set up the room, handling cash and card sales etc.  One of the newest products available are these daily water bottles or motivation bottles. They come in blue and a dark pink – I have the blue one myself and have just been using it Read More…

Weight loss and fitness – one month in

It’s been a nearly a month since I started my new weight loss / healthy eating journey. I started back at Weight Watchers in the first week of January and had my first weight in where I found out I’d put on half a stone over Christmas! Since then I’ve been following the Smart Points plan religiously, only going over my daily points allowance twice. Weight Watchers believe in 80:20, i.e. if you’re good 80% Read More…