Hello lovely Guys and Dolls! Hope you are all feeling the arrival of Summer and have pulled out your Vintage hot weather wardrobe!? Last night I had the absolute pleasure in participating in my first Burlesque exercise class and I must say, what a revelation it was! Firstly the setting for this foray into the … Continue reading My forays into the world of Burlex!
So I have just been to see the gorgeous Dr Appleton again. He is the kindest most understanding bariatric/#weightloss surgery specialist I have ever met. He has this lovely twinkle in his eye and a most pleasing smile...think I might have a little crush on him actually...anyway I digress. He said that because I haven't … Continue reading A small glimmer of gastric band hope…
I came home from my job at a Pupil Referall Unit, where today I had been inspired to write a new blog about how New British Grime music is influencing our young people in an outrages way by glorifying Gang culture and Gang violence. I then came home and scrolled through Instagram. I saw on … Continue reading Beyond the Curve. A Step Too Far?
A contentious issue this week has been the discussion of plus size clothing costing more than the same garments in smaller sizes. I for one am absolutely disgusted by this, but it is something that I have dealt with for 20 years. What I find worse is that the media is only just picking up … Continue reading Fat Shaming on the High Street.
I feel like I have been in a strange daze for a few weeks. We have all been there, struggling to sleep, not wanting to eat healthily. I am sure you all agree that it's much more pleasurable and easier to order a takeaway or get a slice of delicious cake than organise healthy salads … Continue reading High on the scales, Low in mood.
I can't sleep, it's too hot, my boobs are getting in the way but the main thing is I have these thoughts circling my mind. Bad ones, scary ones, ones that do not help me in my body positive journey. I would like to get up and eat to help these thoughts. I know this … Continue reading The thoughts that haunt me.
I am putting on weight. Since having my band loosened at accident and emergency recently, I have been able to eat pretty much what I want and have only thrown up twice, which is, if you know me, extremely rare. It is a strange juxtaposition. The happiness eating again brings, tinged with the fear of … Continue reading Body Positivity, Please Don’t Dessert Me.