Tough week, but soldiering on

It really has been a tough week this week. On top of dealing with the fact I have a mouth condition that will affect me for the rest of my life (Oral Lichen Planus) the pain has become almost unbearable. On the recommendation of the doctor who told me that I HAD to up my…

Day 2 – gluten and dairy free

Day two of eating gluten and dairy free and so far so good – well I say dairy free, I have had a splash of milk in my morning cup of tea, but that’s it, so relatively diary free. Last night I made the most delicious meal and I am so annoyed at myself for…

Oral Lichen Planus

I’ve recently been diagnosed with Oral Lichen Planus; a form of mouth disease which basically effects your entire throat. I honestly have never been in so much pain. I first started suffering with my mouth about five years ago when I used to get ulcers everywhere – on my tongue, down my windpipe, in my…

Monday Meal Prep

I was naughty at the weekend. I confess – I had wine, grilled halloumi, a Chinese takeaway and a Harvester…No wonder I can’t shift the pounds…So that’s it, starting today I am ‘back on it’ and it all starts with meal prep. In order to kick start the week in the right way (remembering my…

All or nothing

Is anyone else a bit like me? Have an all or nothing attitude. I wish I wasn’t like this I really do, but for some reason there is a part of me that thinks ‘if I’m going to be good, I’m going to be really good – unbreakable in fact’ which in theory works well,…

‘Clean eating’

Social media stars such as Deliciously Ella and the Hemsley sisters have faced a backlash recently following criticisms that their ‘clean eating’ diets are anything but totally good for you. I feel a little sad for them really because they didn’t set out to be labelled ‘queen of clean’ like Ella Woodward from Deliciously Ella ….

Feeling good is more important than looking good.

I went to a wedding on the weekend which is where the below and featured photos were taken and it was such a lovely day, but sometimes it’s only when a photo is taken do you see how differently you look compared to a year or two years ago. This is me with my husband…

New Year, New Resolution

Like most of the world, I too have a new years resolution…to finally find a healthy way of living that I can stick too!