Tag Archives: body

Chocolate & Chia Seeds Overnight Oats Recipe

I don’t own a full length mirror. I’m not tall enough to see into our bathroom one and so I put up with a hand held one for my makeup in a poorly lit hall way. That’s how I dress myself each morning, relying on a quick glimpse in a shop window to double check I actually look half decent …

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A Weight Loss Motivation Boost

I am now 3 weeks into my weight loss journey. My main goal wasn’t really to eat healthier but to eat less. Like the saying goes “everything in moderation”. I planned to cut my portions by half and stick to eating 1,000 calories a day. A big thing for me to cut was the biscuits. During the first week I …

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5 Tips For Looking After Your Hearing

In the UK there are an estimated 10 million people who suffer from some form of hearing loss and the figures are expected to rise. Looking after yourself from a young age will ensure that you reduce the chances of suffering from this potentially debilitating problem. Eating a healthy diet An article in the Daily Mail online says that researchers …

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Bathing Three with Paddy’s Bathroom

Bath time is always a bit of a struggle in this house. Even before I didn’t have enough hands for each child of mine. As a baby, P1 hated having her hair wash and P2 screams blue murder every single bath time we have. P3 has been the odd one ou, enjoying the warm water and the splashing right from …

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My Detox With Slimming Solutions Teatox Review

I am still nowhere near my weight goal or my body image goal despite what people think and receiving the compliments is fantastic but it doesn’t stop how I see myself in the mirror and in photos. I don’t want to accept my body the way it is and I do honestly feel like that but I struggle with motivation …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 7

My weigh in this week was: Weight: 45.2 kg Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18in R thigh: 18in Tummy: 28in L arm: 9in R arm: 9in Bum: 32.5in Weight wise, I’m not really losing. Inch wise, I’m not really losing. But this is my fault completely and I certainly feel like I’m letting the Juice Plus team down. The whole …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 6

My weigh in this week was: Weight: 45.4 kg Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18in R thigh: 18in Tummy: 28in L arm: 9in R arm: 9in Bum: 33in This week wasn’t much better than the last. We had P2s birthday and so many cakes, sweets and junk food it was ridiclous. I had some sort of major food breakdown and …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Week 4

This weeks weigh in: Weight: 44 kg (6st 13lbs) Hips: 28in Waist: 25in L thigh: 18.5in R thigh: 18.5in Tummy: 28in L arm: 9.5in R arm: 9.5in Bum: 33in With regards to our eating. We had a Hello Fresh box delivered on Monday which is full of fresh, healthy foods and recipes. It’s been really wonderful to cook a healthy, …

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My Healthy Habit with Juice Plus – Start Day Round 2

In November I decided to start the Juice Plus Diet but on the same day that I started we were bombarded with concerns for P3s weight gain, or lack of and as I was breastfeeding I decided not to start my diet just yet. When our breastfeeding journey came to an end I made the decision to start the Juice Plus …

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Battling Body Perception

I have a friend. A beautiful friend. Yet she looks in the mirror and doesn’t see what everyone else sees. She’s fighting anorexia. Just like thousands of men and women all across the world. What causes someone to hate their own body that much… Bullying maybe? Magazines with their airbrushed models? The NHS says there’s 3 factors that contribute to …

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Weight Gain Weight Loss

We just had our first visit from the Health Visitor. I always worry about being judged by health visitors or midwives because they know everything thanks to my past with my biological father and P1s biological father. As expected – they both came up in conversation pretty quick. Making sure I had no contact with either – no issue there! …

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Post Pregnancy Excitments

This pregnancy isn’t even over yet and I’ve already made a list of the things I’m most looking forward to reclaiming. Here’s my top 4: My Eye Sight — Since way before getting pregnant I’ve needed new glasses. That’s the joys of parenthood; kids tend to knock your glasses when having cuddles or accidentally dropping them when you are trying …

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