Wow! Who knew cheese and almonds could be the base of so much yumminess?! I mean seriously, I wish I could be one of these people who sits at home and suddenly thinks 'OMG I've got it! If I melt cheese with grounds almonds and add an egg it will make a wonderful dough ready … Continue reading Low carb beef samosas
I'm into week three of my weightloss journey and I am feeling awesome! I know I've 'fallen off the wagon' many a time before but I've never been more sure that this way of life is forever now. I've lost 10lbs and 30cm in total from various sites on my body, even my lipoedema areas … Continue reading Keto salmon fishcakes
It's hard to describe the feeling you get inside when you feel failed by your Doctor, I don't mean just the once but time and time again. Imagine trying for years to lose weight, to starve yourself, to excerise endlessly, to spend hundreds on fad diets and shakes and find that after all of it … Continue reading Lipoedema, Lipedema or ‘The Fat Disease’
Do you ever wonder how people achieve those super crisp edges on a buttercream cake? Or how to get the perfect crumb coat base for your fondant covering? Well may I introduce you to one of my favourite cake decorating tricks ... 'The Upside-down method'! This incredibly simple, fast and foolproof method will allow you … Continue reading Do you want sharp edges on your buttercream cakes?
'Surely not another problem?', 'What's it today then?', ''What's wrong now?!', the list goes on and on. These are the sort of comments I seem to get on a nearly daily basis from people around me, I know they mean it 'jokingly' but I struggle to see the funny side when it's my reality! I … Continue reading I wish it was a joke!
Who knew so much could happen in the space of a week?! I'll admit I've been feeling pretty pleased with myself recently with my new positive approach to life but I'm not sure I needed testing to this extent Wednesday morning I get to work and am feeling wonderful! The sun is shining, the … Continue reading It’s been a testing week!
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!
Clammy hands, shaking legs, squeaky voice, jumbled words ... near panic attack! That's me if I'm centre stage, leaving my last job everyone gathered around and I seriously thought I may faint, my graduation with all those beady eyes on me felt like the room was spinning and numerous other occasions. So, what did I … Continue reading It seemed like a good idea!
Another success!! Doggy biscuits attempt number one actually worked 🙂 Roxy and the other dogs at the yard seemed to think they were pretty scrummy too! I just used cheese in these as it's all I had at home but I have ordered some freeze dried powdered liver to add to my next batch which … Continue reading Home-baked Dog Treats
Happy New Year all!! Here's to a fabulous 2017, I'm not doing resolutions this year, instead I am choosing to simply be positive. There is always good in every situation and I intend to focus on that! I finally had some free time this afternoon so I decided to bake the horse treats I'd intended … Continue reading Homemade horse treats