Month: January 2018

So happy to get my first Facebook review – its 5*

So happy to get my first Facebook review – its 5*

“If you’re SERIOUS about losing weight, Nona WILL get you the results you want, her no nonsense approach is what I needed after years of being clapped for losing half a pound at my local slimming club!! She won’t accept excuses and will demand results. […]

Dogs and treadmills don’t mix!

Dogs and treadmills don’t mix!

So, I am coming to the end of Week 10, Day 2 of my 5k to 10k App. I finish the final 10 minute run and slow the treadmill down to 5.2kph for a cool down walk. Out of nowhere, one of my dogs must […]

Portion sizes & Free Food

Portion sizes & Free Food

My personal experience of Slimming World is one of losing sight of portion sizes. At the time, I thought it was great having all this ‘free food’…pasta, rice, lean meats, veg etc etc. However, the few stones I’d lose at SW always came back, with […]

I love Parkrun

I love Parkrun

This week, my run group did a partial takeover at our local Parkrun. As you may know, Parkrun is free. Parkrunners meet every Saturday at 9am at places all over the world. It stays free with the help of people volunteering for roles on the […]

Is it time to be unfaithful?

Is it time to be unfaithful?

Do you faithfully return to your slimming club of choice every January? Do you half starve yourself all day, queue up, take off your jewellery and belt, get weighed and then either nip off or take a seat and wait for your turn to speak, […]

Slimming clubs

Slimming clubs

January is the time of year when everyone seems to be on a diet. I have seen numerous posts on weight loss sites from people re-joining slimming clubs.  They re-join a certain club because, they say, it worked for them. But if it worked, why […]