Category Archives: Food

Pressing on…

It’s been a while since I posted a blog on here, but I think it’s time I pressed it back into service. I’m 45 now and it’s not sitting easily with me.  It’s not that I’m having trouble being a year older, I’m … Continue reading

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Monday: “Today is a good day to die-t”

Dear Lieutenant Commander Worf from Star Trek: The Next Generation, please excuse me from borrowing and modifying your Klingon battle cry; “Today is a good day to die.” But changing ‘die’ to ‘diet’ nicely sums up what I want to … Continue reading

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The Food Files: Part 4 – Who are you and what have you done with Fatso?

In the fourth part of my series on food and eating difficulties, today’s all about when the best happens and you finally do get that voice to break its hold on you.  I suppose in some people’s eyes, writing about … Continue reading

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The Food Files: Part 3 – Diets and Food Demons

In the third of my series looking at food and the problems some of us have with it, today focuses on food demons and that other demon of those who have one too many pounds on our bodies: Diets.   … Continue reading

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The Food Files: Part 2 – Being Fat

In the second of this week’s blogs about food, I’m going to focus on the experience of being fat.  There’s lots of posts about how you get slim again, but there are relatively few that talk about what it’s like … Continue reading

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The Food Files: Part 1 – In the Beginning was Food

A change of tack this week at Mother of Reinventions.  I’m devoting an entire week to food and the relationship that some people have with it.  There are a myriad of things you could write about this subject; but I’ve picked out five … Continue reading

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The battle has only just begun

To the outside world I may come across a functioning, cognisant adult who has, in the last year, turned her life around.  It may appear to anyone who doesn’t really know me that the battle has been won.  Victory (goal … Continue reading

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Step to it!

I’ve finally worked through the maintenance steps of Cambridge Weight Plan, taking my daily calorie intake from around 600cals a day up to 1500cals a day.  Yesterday was my final day on the plan and from now on… It’s all … Continue reading

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More bang for your buck

I’ve been working the Cambridge Weight Plan since November 18th 2010. It’s now mid-August and I’ve been at this nine months.  This morning I start on Step 5, which is increasing my daily calorie intake to 1500cals and is their … Continue reading

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Blowing Raspberries at Perfection

I want you to do something for me.  I want you to write the word ‘Perfection’ on something.  It can be a piece of paper, a chalkboard, a write-on wipe off board, a steamed up mirror, the sand, the dust … Continue reading

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