Lighter life fast: the 5:2 diet with #lighterlifefast – my weight loss journey starts here #tryfast

Well, not quite here – officially (and actually) I started on Monday the 16th of June when I returned from my holiday (which I shall also be posting about shortly).  Two years + of takeaways and meals out have taken their toll on my waistline, and I know I would have gained on holiday as I ate indiscriminately (and plentifully) – as most of us do on holiday I think.       I’ve had limited success with weight loss since (and a little before) being diagnosed with my personal plethora of health problems, most of which mean I am […]

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Like Love Loathe Linky #13 – Mental Health advocates from Zero to Hero – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

In honor of Mental Health Awareness week, this is a mental health inspired edition of the Like, Love, Loathe linky.  Let’s get to it! Like Stephen Fry.  Okay, so I would have loved to have lots and lots of loves to give out, but inkeeping with structure of this linky I will like him (even though I totally love him!)  Ever since the documentaries in which Fry talks candidly of his troubled times as a youth, and his lifelong battle with Bipolar Disorder.  So raw and touching, it was a gateway for millions to be able to speak out about […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Focus on Anxiety – Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway? | Mental Health Linky

Source Mental Health Awareness Although the first one to have a laugh and a joke, I have suffered from anxiety most of my life to some extent.  Anxiety can be organic and have no roots in life events, but for me it started in senior school where I was bullied to the point I did not want to live anymore. A previously loud and precocious child, I turned into an introverted and shy teen, who would look at the floor as she walked and hunch over.  Still, I had a raw vulnerability that is still with me to this day, […]

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