Tag: diet

How I lost 70kg: My weight-loss journey from Day 1 (July 2011)

I began blogging about my weight-loss journey on another platform which I am no longer using. I’ve cut and paste the posts from HowNotHavingWeightLossSurgerySavedMyLife.com over a period of about two years into one combined post below for those who are interested in how and where…

When the wheels came off

The wheels came off on the last leg of my trip. I don’t, as you might imagine, mean that I went into a carb-crazed face-feast or behaved in a way injures to my health (JP might argue this point about my shopping) but what I…

To the high seas

It was a year ago that my mother died. I was in the middle of my weight-loss phase and one of the last things my mom said to me, in a rare moment of lucidity in her last days, was how good I looked. When…

My day on The Expresso Show

Although I was very nervous about my interview on The Expresso Show this morning, I think it went really well. I’ve certainly received a lot of warm feedback about it which I appreciate. I didn’t get to make one point that I really wanted to:…

To the top of Lion’s Head – a journey of firsts.

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks but I am proof that you can. I have set myself the challenge of doing as many things as I possibly can for the first time. The reward is great but the effort to achieve…

Perfect food – fuel and delicious

JP cooks salmon and broccoli better than most restaurants. He sears it both sides in a very hot pan with a bit of butter and olive oil and then cooks it skin-side down for four minutes with a lid on, seasoned with lashings of Ina…