Body positivity is such a buzz word right now, it’s everywhere from mainstream media to the words we speak to each other. The text book definition of body positivity is wonderfully put here by Wikipedia: ‘Body positivity is a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image,… Continue reading Body Positivity and The Anti-Diet Lifestyle
Dear MeI’m writing this letter because talking to you hasn’t worked and I’m desperate for you to hear what I have to say. I’ve been trying to tell you something for so long and tried so very many ways to communicate with you but nothing has worked and now I’m at my wits end. I’m… Continue reading An emotional plea from your body
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Food for thought! I write my blogs for many reasons and one of them is to educate my readers about what the Anti-Diet Lifestyle would mean to them in practical terms. In this blog, I’d like to answer a question asked my one such reader: ‘Do I eat everything on my plate’ now that I… Continue reading The surprising answer to ‘Do Anti-dieters eat everything on their plate?’!!
This is for you Mum
Find something you love to do. I wrote an article about exercise with the Anti-Diet Lifestyle previously and, on the back of that, I need to answer a follow up question : ‘Do I see it (exercise) as fun or a chore with The Anti-Diet Lifestyle? Once again, I’d first like to say what a… Continue reading Exercise – Is it fun or a chore with the Anti-Diet Lifestyle?
No pain, no gain? People have asked me a lot of questions about how the Anti-Diet Lifestyle actually achieves weight loss and concerns about exercise come up frequently. Things like: Do you exercise? Do you exercise regularly? Did you have to exercise to lose weight? I love these questions because they challenge me to look… Continue reading Do you have to exercise regularly for the Anti-Diet to work?
Who loves chocolate? Let’s set the scene. You are at a social gathering and having a ball. You’re feeling confident and looking your very best. You’ve even read about and armed yourself with tips on how to survive such occasions without totally pigging out when you see a beautiful and enormous box of chocolates are… Continue reading Is chocolate your weakness and what you can do to defeat it!
Enjoy your food! People have said to me it’s all very well I’m suggesting they stop dieting but how does that help them lose weight? I mean, with dieting and especially if you’re following a particular diet programme or club, there is a clear path that includes what you can and can’t eat, what is… Continue reading What actually led me to lose weight?
I think for the first six months or so, I just concentrated on stabilising my thoughts, grieving my old life and shedding beliefs that had kept me trapped in a life I didn't want to be in.