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Good news no tumour, bad news the operation went horribly wrong
Friday, February 26, 2021      2 comments

I had my tumour removed finally in December 2020 and heard the words 'you're cured' when I woke up post surgery. The tumour was benign but affected every cell in the body due to it's position. I had hyperparathyroidism with over 200 symptoms and... Read more
Another Year Gone!
Monday, December 30, 2019      3 comments

I say it every year but where did the last 52 weeks go? When Christmas day arrived it felt like only last week that we had celebrated Christmas 2018! This year has been particularly hard for me and my family. although we also had some fabu... Read more
100 Day challenge
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      2 comments

I have been feeling a bit lost for a few weeks in regard to weight loss so I have started a 100 day challenge to help me focus. I'm on day 2 and all is well :-)... Read more
Celebrating the 4th of July
Friday, July 05, 2019      9 comments

Well yesterday turned into an eventful day here in the North West of England for me! I had a hospital procedure in the morning on my birthday, yes my birthday which I wasn't looking forward to but it went ok The biggest news though was my y... Read more
Life with Gastroparesis
Thursday, February 21, 2019      3 comments

I'm not sure how many of you out there have had the above diagnosis so I thought I would reach out to you all to share my experiences of the above I was recently (November) diagnosed with Gastroparesis (basically paralysis of the stomach) w... Read more
The journey
Monday, December 31, 2018      3 comments

I've been asked for my tips on the weight loss journey this week after being motivator of the week so I thought I'd make a quick post: I tried everything until I found the right one, for me high protein low carb worked. I also ate 5-6 small... Read more
Post Surgery Blues
Thursday, May 10, 2018      7 comments

I became seriously unwell with a tumour 4 years ago, it was benign so I left it not realising that due to it's position it was actually killing me! My mum was terminally ill so I wanted to help her through the cancer so left mine. The Dr said it... Read more
The Secret - Law of Attraction
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      5 comments

I was recently given a CD of The Secret and thought I have nothing to lose by listening to it so I started to listen while I was driving and OMG it has changed my life! There is a chapter based on diet which made total sense in the fact tha... Read more
I'm out of time and excuses
Monday, July 31, 2017      8 comments

I was trying to find my mojo so I went back to my goals page that I started once I had lost 181lbs (12st 13lbs) in 18 months to see what I felt like then and what motivated me. There I saw what I had done to lose the weight before and it worked ... Read more
My reality check
Sunday, July 02, 2017      2 comments

I've been putting off weighing myself for over 2 years, my clothes have gotten tighter & bigger sizes lying to myself saying that the sizes must be wrong. I weighed today & ive put on 54lbs of the 181 I lost!!! Today I start again, recording foo... Read more
The weekend
Sunday, August 14, 2016      1 comments

Well, another disastrous weekend of binge eating. Why do I do it? I work so hard on my journey during the week and then on the weekend I blow it all so on Monday I have to lose the weekend weight before I can make progress on the rest of the wei... Read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016      0 comments

I started the above 3 weeks ago as its exercise in the dark, perfect I thought! Well, 3 weeks in & im loving it, it's high energy & so much fun. The bonus is I've eaten 'properly' for 3 weeks now as I remember puffing like a steam train the firs... Read more
Pretty Muddy Pink Army 5k
Monday, July 18, 2016      0 comments

I have put on weight in the last year after being diagnosed with a life long medical condition but I thought that I would give the pretty muddy challenge a go as I have previously done the Race 4 Life 5k. I thought I'd share my experience with y... Read more
I found my mojo
Friday, August 01, 2014      4 comments

I've been struggling a lot for a few months now as I am working long hours and caring for my mother and I lost sight of my goals and what's important to me. It's so easy to forget yourself and what YOUR goals in life are when life gets in t... Read more
Happy New Year
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

Last year was pretty bad so at Midnight on NYE I opened the door to let it go, I felt an unmistakeable relief and as if a huge weight had been lifted. I let in the new year and felt full of hope This is def the year... Read more

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