Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

I’ve written about my weight a few times over the years – sharing a weekly weight loss diary for a few months when I was on Slimming World some four years ago. I lost some weight, I gained it back. That’s basically the story of my life. Body confidence is all well and good but the fact is, I’m overweight and it’s damaging my health I’ve always struggled with my weight to some extent – and whilst I do love the whole body confidence movement online at the moment, I can’t totally get on board with it as, regardless of whether I’m proud of my body for the things it has done and the things it can do, regardless of how I look or how I feel about how I look, the fact is I am overweight. Not just overweight but obese. And it doesn’t take a genius to work…

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Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Around three months ago I wrote about Amy’s compulsive habits and how she had started pulling her hair out again, causing significant thinning. … View Post
10 Reasons Asthma Blows

10 Reasons Asthma Blows

I was first diagnosed with asthma when I was about 12 years old after suffering from wheezing symptoms but it was thought to be fairly … View Post
Being Asthmatic

Being Asthmatic

When I was a kid I quite liked the idea of being asthmatic – in much the same way as I wanted to wear glasses.&… View Post
Treating Asthma with Respect

Treating Asthma with Respect

I first started to show symptoms of asthma in my early teens – wheezing particularly in the cold or after exercise.  At the time we … View Post
Asthma & my little girl

Asthma & my little girl

Being pretty asthmatic myself I’ve always been very conscious of the fact this “trait” could have been passed to my children.  Of course … View Post
The Yoga Diaries – The Beginning

The Yoga Diaries – The Beginning

Now this wasn’t really something I was planning on writing about . . . However I was chatting to my lovely friend Molly who said she … View Post