Why I'm Getting Rid of Weight Loss Guilt

Losing weight is a tricky one. There’s the actual ‘losing of the weight’, then keeping it off and finally, not getting to caught up in the numbers game and letting it take over your life is a different ball game. In short; it’s exhausting. I joined Slimming World in June 2017 when I knew my…

Life // Can We Really Plan Goals for 2018?

When it comes to looking ahead to the next year and planning what I would like to achieve, I’m afraid I’m heading into it as blind as I did 365 days ago. 2017 was an alright year but not one to mark off in the record books. Nothing drastic happened, but we did move house…

Life // Why Millenials Worry About Pressure & Expectations

I’m currently two days into a week off work and you know what? It’s lovely. We’ve not got any real plans, no day trips out, just lie ins, seeing friends and pottering around the house which we really, really needed. There’s so much pressure to do something when we take annual leave. Go on holiday,…

Life // The Meaning of Marriage

Marriage. It’s one little word that holds a whole load of meaning. It means something different to everyone. Traditionalists, those who swear they’ll never marry and the optimistic types who are happy to wait and see. My view? I don’t think it’s integral, but it would be quite nice to make everything ‘official’. Both Darren…

Life // My Social Media Detox

I’m obsessed with my phone. There, I said it. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, BlogLovin – you name it, I’m refreshing it. I commute around 3 hours a day to and from work and I either stare out of the window or refresh my phone during my journey. In the evening, once I’ve caught up with my…