It’s ok to be on a diet

I can’t believe that I am writing an article called ‘It’s ok to be on a diet’. After having some backlash in my DM’s telling me it is not a good idea to promote my weight loss, I felt compelled to reply. Being told I’m a trigger, and that I should be a positive body advocate is hurtful. I am not restricting calories, cutting out vital nutrients and encouraging people to damage their bodies – I am helping mine to become more powerful. I just wanted to share the joy I have got from my achievements.

One of the pictures that sparked the unsolicited DM’s. For my virtual Slimming World meeting we dressed in our summer holiday outfits. As a group we realised we probably won’t get a summer vay-cay, so made the most the good weather at home instead. I felt amazing and collected my 1 and 1/2 stone award too.

Beaches 30 minutes from Cardiff

There are so many beaches only 30 minutes from Cardiff. I have taken some artistic licence, your travel time will depend on which side of the city you are travelling from, and of course the time of day you are driving. It may also take longer on public transport. If you are coming from North Cardiff it will be quicker to go west to areas such as Bridgend and Porthcawl. And from East of the city, it will be quicker to get to Penarth, Barry and Llantwit Major.

From the sandy beach at Rest Bay in Porthcawl, you can walk or cycle along the Coastal Path

30 reasons why having big boobs is a struggle

I get it all the time, “I don’t know what you’re moaning about, I’d love to have big boobs.” Trust me, if you carried them around all day and all night, you’d understand. Having large breasts is both a gift and a curse. Here are 30 reasons why having big boobs is a daily struggle.

I took this picture back in February, when getting ready to go out for Valentine’s Day. My 36G actually looks small in this photograph.