So as part of my IVF journey I have decided to try acupuncture. I've done a fair bit of research into it and also various clinics that offer it. I thought it was straight forward. Acupuncture is acupuncture regardless of your reasons for having it done. Wrong. People specialise in areas. Pain. Stress and anxiety. … Continue reading Acupuncture
We came home from the appointment with the nurse at EFREC. I had so much information buzzing around in my head. I was so overwhelmed. I turned to my other half and asked him (dead serious) do we even really want a baby?? He just looked at me....shocked. Then told me he wasn't going to … Continue reading The Journey Continues…
So...the main reason for my CWP journey was to get my BMI below 30 so I could start another journey for IVF. So when I was first referred to EFREC they first wanted to make sure nothing was biologically wrong. initial referral to EFREC First step - discussion with a consultant - all OK. Then … Continue reading A Different Kind Of Journey….
On Tuesday 9th January 2018 at 23.55 my amazing and courageous gran Elsie Grace Scott lost a battle she had been fighting for too long. A few years ago in 2014 she was diagnosed with T Cell Lymphoma. She had her first stint of chemo. It seemed to work. All was good life went on. … Continue reading 2018 so far….
Falling off the wagon is easy. It's too easy. Especially when 'go on...it's Christmas/new year' is the catchphrase of every chocolate/biscuit wielding person you meet!! My will power right up until Christmas eve was iron clad. I had set days I knew I was going to be off plan but I was prepared. I got … Continue reading Falling off the Wagon!
It's inevitable. It happens to everyone at some point in their lives, be it dieting, studying, working etc. It usually happens to me quite quickly (as I'm sure you will have gathered if you've read my previous posts!) I've been following CWP now for 14 weeks today. My complacency only kicked in about a week … Continue reading Complacency
Always be on the lookout for these little beauties. Non Scale Victories (NSV) are amazingly rewarding when you realise you got one! When trying to lose weight always try to see positive in what you are doing. If you stick with it 100% (lets be honest even of you've stuck 90% to it) in most … Continue reading Non Scale Victories
How many people jumped straight to a nice tasty food reward/Treat? I've done well on my diet this week....let's reward that with a lovely empire biscuit!!! Let's undo that good (hard) work...but it's ok it's a Treat, a reward for being good on other days! I have EARNED it! How many people thought oh a … Continue reading Who doesn’t love a Treat!?! I’ve done well…where’s my reward!
Who hasn't been tempted at some point in their dieting life?? It's one of those things isn't it - the forbidden fruit. The second you decide you are on a diet that's it...your brain will start telling you how much you are missing out on not eating that empire biscuit!! How do you avoid temptation? … Continue reading Temptation
That's us catching up to the here and now!! I have been following CWP for 8 weeks and I'm still going strong!! Week 5 This week went well. Didn't really have much going on, super motivated that's where I was mentally. I knew I could do this and I wanted to as well. I had … Continue reading CWP weeks 5-8