“Loneliness is a state of mind”

So… I have struggled with being alone. When I was living with people at University – it rarely worked out. Mainly because I think I was such a different person when I got home. When I got home I just wanted to be on my own. I wasn’t really the enthusiastic little puppy dog that […]

The Elephant in the Room

Whoa! OK – this is an exposing one. I want children. There I said it – Kind of out loud. I don’t feel ready or anywhere near old enough but my body clock is ticking. My body is a well maintained and guarded armour so the thought of letting someone close terrifies me. BUT I […]

Charlotte in the middle

One of the biggest things I have struggled with as I have been actively trying to lose weight is correcting my thinking. I always used to think of myself as some kind of failed perfectionist. I had a need in me for everything to be perfect. You would never know though because as soon as […]

fat Fat FAT FAT! (shh! naughty word)

So….in order to get me 3 1/2 stone lighter I have been following the Slimming World program. Basically there are foods that are completely unlimited such as pasta, eggs, all lean meat, rice and grains etc….. Basically the premise is that it is designed to be a very low fat, low sugar diet. This has […]

“Better to try and fail than not to try at all”

So.. June 2016 and the Journey continues…I have decided to rekindle my blog as yet again I am making another attempt at changing my life for the better – there are lots of different things about it this time. I had some Hypnotherapy – this really helped. I realised how guarded I was and it […]