So, you’ve started a diet. It may be your first one, it may be the next one after a series of failed ones, but none of that matters because you’ve made the decision to try (or try again as the case may be). You’re fired up, this is it, you tell yourself. This is the… Continue reading 6 Things your diet doesn’t tell you
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
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.
During the difficult times that I was trying to lose weight, being able to wear beautiful clothes was at the forefront of everything I fantasized about. (A close second was about attracting the perfect boyfriend, WHILST wearing beautiful clothes!).
‘New Year, New You’ That’s what they say at this time of the year! Shed the old you, break the old habits and overnight become the new improved version of yourself! We’ve all done it, by December we decide that we now may as well abandon dieting until the new year to make the changes… Continue reading The only New Year resolution you need!
Learning to love yourself just as you are right now.