Just stick to the plan!!

If there is one thing that my little experiment has taught me so far it is that I am hopeless at sticking to the rules of my chosen plan. Alas, I haven’t the insight yet to know whether I am in fact hopeless at sticking to all diets (because let’s face it they’re not much…

When did life get so hard?!

I like to think that I’m a positive person, I don’t tend to have ‘downers’ or dwell on the negative stuff.  I’m the optimist who signs up for crazy sporting challenges, because of course I’ll be fit enough and thin enough to run a marathon or cycle 100 miles in six months time because this…

Night time nibbles …

This post is not as exciting as it might first appear!  Instead it is the confession of a night time snacker, or perhaps it would be more accurate to call myself an evening nibbler as I haven’t yet resorted to raiding the fridge while the rest of the family sleeps. It is fair to say…

Portion sizes – part two

Further to my post about Portion sizes, I started to wonder if there was such a thing as a Portion Size Diet, after all there is every other type of diet out there. A quick Google search led me to the Beach Body website and their ’21 Day Fix’ diet: It’s not another diet. In…

Portion sizes

Further to yesterdays’ post ‘Four days in – Weight Watchers‘ I was determined to start the day with a ‘good’ breakfast, rather than grabbing some toast and jam as I’ve done throughout the week. I decided that porridge was the thing and better than this I thought I’d weigh my porridge and only eat the…

Twelve months twelve different diets!

The idea came to me earlier in the week after I’d watched the ITV programme ‘Save Money Lose Weight’, in the hope that I might glean some valuable diet and exercise tips. The premise of the programme was as follows: “In Save Money: Lose Weight, six overweight Brits take on six off the shelf diets…

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…