1st weigh in and 2nd fast – 5:2 diet

I am pleased to say that I had lost 1lb when I weighed in yesterday after a week on the 5:2 or Fast Diet.  This is particularly good news for me as I was only able to fast once last week.  I am currently learning to drive and I do not feel I should fast…

A fasting diary – 5:2 diet

Today is my first fasting day on the 5:2 diet, diet number four in my Twelve months twelve different diets! challenge.  As this is so new to me I thought it would be interesting to write a diary account of how I find it. Getting started Using the calculator recommended in the book “5:2 Veggie &…

12 diets, 12 months – 5:2 diet

Thanks to some of the techniques learnt last month, when I dipped my toe into the world of self-help books and mindfulness, I have managed to get through Christmas practically unscathed with only a teeny tiny weight gain. Now that the fun is over and the tree is well and truly down it is time…

Welcome to my blog!

Hi there! My name is Simone, I am a 40 something woman who went vegan for ethical reasons over three years ago, prior to this I was a lifelong vegetarian.  I live in the UK where veganism is increasing in popularity at the moment. Until recently I worked full time as an Accountant in an office…