My blog up until now has been filled with posts about weight loss, negative past experiences as a result of being over weight and writing clouded by the mind-frame that we MUST be slim to be happy, accepted and successful. it has taken me32 years, 2 failed and potentially life threatening gastric bands and falling … Continue reading A new beginning…
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?
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.
As I sit in a coffee shop, happily sipping my full fat latte and tucking into a delicious slice of chocolate cake, I over hear a woman at the counter say to the barrista, “Can I have skinny milk please, I’ve already had a chocolate bar today so I need to make up for it.” … Continue reading What I learn about Women and Weight Whilst People Watching.
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.