12 diets, 12 (ish) months – an update

I was planning on writing a blog today about My Fitness Pal and their approach to weight loss when I noticed that I started my Twelve months twelve different diets! challenge almost a year ago today on the 25th September, 2017 with the Weight Watchers diet. When I started I was full of hope and optimism…

12 diets, 12 months – 16:8 diet

If you’ve read my short blog entitled Abandoned! – The Mediterranean Diet you’ll know that I just couldn’t commit to The principles – The Mediterranean Diet.  It wasn’t that the diet wasn’t a healthy and delicious one, but it just didn’t work for me.  So I made the decision only two weeks in to abandon the diet…

Abandoned! – The Mediterranean diet

After a fantastic start to the year, my weight loss ground to a halt last week and then reversed in dramatic style this week when I put on 2.5lbs!  As I have some ambitious goals this year for both fitness and weight loss I do not feel that I can continue to follow a diet…

The principles – The Mediterranean diet

As a keen cook and an even keener collector of cookbooks I am lucky that I have lots of resources at my finger tips already.  However, I did also purchase a book called The Vegiterranean Diet by Julianna Hever, MS, RD, which is less of a cookbook and more of a nutritional exploration of the…

12 diets, 12 months – The Mediterranean diet

I can’t believe that it is already month five in my Twelve months twelve different diets! challenge.  My overall loss of nine pounds in these five months is hardly earth shattering, however I have had good results with the last two diets I’ve tried and so I’m hoping that 2018 is going to be my year!…

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…