Happy Anniversary …not!

This month marks 2 years since I was labelled with chronic fatigue. So, what’s changed?… Well, I still wake up every day feeling like I should be going to bed. I’m endlessly exhausted and weak. I constantly yawn and breathe heavy when I move about. On a morning my brain craves for stimulation, mainly internet… Continue reading Happy Anniversary …not!

How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 4 – keep going.

12 weeks felt like a long wait for results but when I lost weight in the first week, I proved to myself it’s doable. Psychology teaches ‘Goal Setting’ to keep focus. I used short-term, medium-term and long-term goals as stepping stones to my target. Here’s how: Firstly, losing 1-2 lbs each week is best. My… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 4 – keep going.

How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 2, my tips and tricks.

It turns out calorie counting isn’t that bad. I weigh all food as I go, calculate its calories using the nutritional information label and note it down. I soon learnt the calorie count for the common foods I ate and weighing became less and less. After that, here’s how I got started: I got my… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 2, my tips and tricks.

How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 1

Tight trousers. “They’re freshly washed, maybe that’s it?” I thought, squeezing into them. I undressed and tentatively stood on the scales. 11st 3lbs. OMG! I have never been that in my life! Shedding my undies (because they add weight too) I tried again. 11st 3lbs! The more accurate digital scales: 11st 3lbs! That’s too much.… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 1

New Years Resolution

Here we are, New Year is upon us. Christmas decorations are hanging by a thread and we’re all a little bit fatter. As I slump my body down, I start thinking about what 2022 has in store. This year, I’m making a New Year’s resolution. I want to commit to less nagging. Hooray! (I hear… Continue reading New Years Resolution

How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 1

Tight trousers. “They’re freshly washed, maybe that’s it?” I thought, squeezing into them. I undressed and tentatively stood on the scales. 11st 3lbs. OMG! I have never been that in my life! Shedding my undies (because they add weight too) I tried again. 11st 3lbs! The more accurate digital scales: 11st 3lbs! That’s too much.… Continue reading How I lost 1 stone without exercising – part 1