“You’d be perfect if you were skinnier…” Perfection; having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be. There’s no doubt about it; society shapes us in a way that we don’t even realise is happening. It causes us to evaluate our … Read more about How society’s expectations affect the way we feel about ourselves
Setting goals is key to any form of success. You might have heard of SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely) but most of mine aren't as clear cut. I'm not setting a goal weight, although I know a rough amount of weight I need to lose to be healthy (around 250-280lbs). … Read more about 8 of My Weight Loss Goals – and why there’s no goal weight!
With under nine weeks to go before my wedding, I’m working as hard as ever in training and in my eating. The wedding isn’t the only motivation for my fitness, fat loss journey. I want to be healthy. I want to walk around without becoming a breathless, sweaty mess. I’m definitely getting there - my … Read more about The Wedding Countdown & What I’ve Learned
Yes, I’m too fat to fly in reality. Okay, I made it, but only just. It's a disturbing truth that I came face to face with this week. Terminal 5 had been a struggle. I’d stopped for a rest on my way to the club lounge (I bought a business class ticket because I knew I’d struggle with my size in … Read more about Too Fat to Fly
Damn, this has been a tough lesson to learn in life… but oh-so liberating. You can’t control or change other people and their opinions. You CAN’T please everyone. And trying to do so will keep you stuck. YOU are your own business - how you act and the attitudes with which you face the … Read more about What People Think of You is None of Your Business – Overcoming People Pleasing