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8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Gaining Weight

My weight loss journey has been pretty uneventful; I’ve lost about 2lb per week on average, and I’ve had a couple of weeks where I’ve maintained my weight, and a couple of blips that have been totally predictable. I’ve enjoyed plotting my weight on the Slimming World app each week and basked in the pat on the backs it’s given me each week as I’ve entered my losses. This week …

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Can You Lose Weight While on Holiday… and Should You?

I’m a firm believer that will-power is a developed trait; I’ve not always had it, in fact I’ve often used my astonishing lack of it as a reason why no diet would work for me. However, I’ve found losing weight to be remarkably easy this time; one reason obviously being my fantastic Slimming World consultant and weekly group, but the other being my new-found willpower. I’ve found it easy to …

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Losing Weight: To Group, or Not to Group?

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Yes, that’s the question. The answer is largely down to personal choice, but since this is something that’s particularly close to my heart, I thought I’d weigh-in on the topic. No pun intended. Oops. I’ve lost 7 stone 5lbs now; 103lbs or even 47kg if that’s easier to imagine. This has been a thoroughly life-changing loss, and I owe this all to Slimming World. My BMI’s gone from a massively …

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Neal’s Yard Wild Rose Beauty Balm – So Much to Love!

Wild Rose Beauty Balm

Since reading the gorgeous Ruth Crilly’s review of Neal’s Yard’s Wild Rose Beauty Balm on her blog, I’ve been hooked on this wonder-product. I must second her opinion, it’s amazing as an overnight face treatment; a generous slathering of this herby rose-scented balm before bed works wonders. I go to bed at night feeling well and truly pampered with the rich scent and texture, and wake up looking refreshed with …

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