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My blog

I’ll be updating my blog every couple of weeks or so, with new posts about real weight loss and other things to do with health and happiness. You won’t find any pills or gimmicks here!

Just click on the post titles below to read more.


Fun with fermentation Sunday, 1st December, 2013

A great way to preserve fruit and vegetables, either shop-bought or from your own garden. Read more »

Proving the “experts” wrong Saturday, 16th November, 2013

The only way to lose weight and keep it off is to commit yourself 100% to a permanent lifestyle change. Read more »

Butter Thursday, 31st October, 2013

For 30 or so years now, people have been told that they shouldn’t eat butter. But is that really the case? Read more »

Baking with sourdough Monday, 12th August, 2013

How I discovered sourdough and how to bake with it. Read more »

Calcium and weight loss Tuesday, 23rd July, 2013

How calcium can benefit weight loss, but going for low-fat dairy options is really not a good idea! Read more »

Gluten-free – how I cook for it Sunday, 14th July, 2013

Quick tips on baking gluten-free pancakes, tortillas and French bread. Read more »

The benefits of being gluten-free Sunday, 16th June, 2013

Although going gluten-free has not yet helped my skin, I have noticed many other benefits. Read more »

Being gluten free Monday, 3rd June, 2013

How and why I decided to go completely gluten free, despite not being a Coeliac. Read more »

The Staff of Life Thursday, 9th May, 2013

Baking your own bread and sourdough – a must more nutritious, healthy option. Read more »

Fat - is it really that bad for us? Monday, 29th April, 2013

Are animal fats really that bad for us? And if so, where is the evidence? Read more »

Putting the weight back on again Tuesday, 23rd April, 2013

Why is it so easy to put all that weight back on, after you have struggled so hard to get it off? Read more »

The benefits of feasting – but then eating right! Tuesday, 16th April, 2013

We all need to feast and blow out now and then, as long as we eat right the rest of the time. Read more »

Fasting – does it suit us all...? Saturday, 23rd March, 2013

Occassional fasting is often recommended as part of a healthy lifestyle, but is it right for everyone? Read more »

The importance of exercise Saturday, 9th March, 2013

Combining exercise with dieting is essential for weight loss, no matter what age group you are in. Read more »

Are we individuals or lab rats? Sunday, 24th February, 2013

How can two people with the same genes and upbringing have such different attitudes towards food? Read more »

Welcome Wednesday, 30th January, 2013

Introducing my new blog and site about my personal struggle with weight and achieving happiness. Read more »