Friday, 1 July 2011

See Food Diet

Yep, it's been a see food and eat it diet for the past few months. I just haven't been interested. I keep starting Monday diets with grand plans and schemes but by Wednesdays I have fallen off the wagon or simply just forgot about it. So last week I blogged here about changing from the inside. I told you that I was having a think about it and would get back to you.

So as promised, this is the revised plan where I feel I have really though about what helps and hinders me. I should mention here that this isn't a sponsored post just my own opinion.


I bought a slimpod from Thinking Slimmer it's the 'lose two dress sizes' one. I used to feel that the Paul McKenna one I listened to was too long so I was attracted to the fact that this one is only 10 mins and that you are encouraged to listen to it when you go to bed. So I am officially starting this today and I am hoping for good results. I would like to try the chocoholics slimpod as I am a bit of a chocolate lover and have been really craving chocolate buttons. 

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I am eagerly awaiting my HotPants, the exercise shorts that help you get more out of your workout. I am training for my sponsored 15 mile walk at the end of July so I hope that wearing them on my walks will shape up my thighs and bum.

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On a recommendation from NewMumOnline, I bought 2 Kundalini Yoga and meditation DVD's to try and shape up on the inside (thanks for the guidance Gura Liska and that isn't a joke!). Hopefully these will bring my stress levels down and take me to a place where I can manage my life better. I left my church (Catholic) when I was 18 and have never really connected with anything spiritual since. My issue isn't with religion, it's the institutions that run them. I have found that since I had JC and have really struggled with PND I have felt a bit at a loss as I don't feel I have anything spiritual to turn to in my life. I don't know if this type of yoga is for me but I am willing to give it a try. Lynne over at Ooh Baby - All thing Cuteable is trying out Dru Yoga and there is a new class that has just opened in my area so I might give that a go as well.

So will this be a lasting plan?

I hope so *fingers crossed*

I am linking this up to the Mumentum blog hop and to Lynne's Thinking Slimmer link up.


  1. jessies_online1 July 2011 at 11:24

    good luck with the slimpod, I'm on day 3 & I'm hoping for it's magic to kick in very soon!!

  2. Best of luck sweetie - I want to try Thinking Slimmer too, and I will dig out all my Kundalini DVDs and start doing them again...... considering I was once a Teacher - doh! xxx

  3. Little steps make a big difference honey..don't try to make too many changes all at once as this will increase your likelihood of falling off the wagon, a wee gem I have learnt from Sparkpeople (I really should get round to reading the Spark, bought it ages ago and still haven't read it)!

  4. That's the same diet I've been on, the See Food and Gub it all one!  Seriously though, thanks so much for joining in.  I'm trying so hard too Claire, and I'm definately going to have to exercise to get rid of this belly.  That's quite funny that the two of us have started Yoga and Meditation.  Dru Yoga is fab, but my class has ended until SEPTEMBER now, bloody typical.  I have to find other ways of dealing with my PND.  I don't know if you would be interested but there are Yoga weekends over at the Holy Isle - looks so relaxing.  Thinking of going next year.  Don't beat yourself up if you have a bad day, you are allowed treats when doing Slimpod.  I have a treat at the weekend, but it is still hard to resist chocolate.  Don't give up, just try again tomorrow. xxx

  5. Aw that's a shame about your Yoga class! I saw an advert in Tesco saying
    that a Dru Yoga class has just started in Linlithgow so I might check it
    out. There is a a Yoga retreat to the Holy Isle on the 2nd Sept which looks
    great but I am working with the band that weekend so wouldn't make it but
    it's defo something I would love to do. I used to do yoga (just a DVD) every
    day when I was at uni but it has been so long that I think my body has
    forgotten that it can move! xx

  6. Good luck with the slimpod! I'm doing the drop 2 dress sizes and the chocaholic one together.

  7. I would love to try the slimpod especially the chocoholic one as I am a real chocoholic! Although I am doing great at Slimming World I do find that sometimes I get such very strong cravings for chocolate.  I think what we have to learn is that it is OK to have a small amount of chocolate just to satisfy the urge as long as we do not gorge on it....easier said than done I know.

    Hope you have a great week!! :) x

  8. Maybe we could organise a bloggers Yoga weekend at the Holy Isle for later in the year?  OOh, that would be fab! xx

  9. Yes definitely! I bet Liska would be up for that too. It would be a nice get away! 

  10. Fab! Did you see Lynne's comment about the Yoga Weekend to the Holy Isle? Maybe you could have that Scottish break after all without being terrorised by my dogs! lol

  11. Best of luck! I think if you keep an open mind and go with the flow it works best! 

  12. I am about to get the chocoholic one and I think this will really help! 

  13. I love slimming world, I am a huge advocate of the principles behind their eating plans but I do think in order for it to work, your head has to be in the right place (which mines isn't). Hopefully slimpods will help me achieve this! 

  14. Thanks Lynz! I am taking it in small steps and trying not to apply too much pressure on myself. Got to love spark people! 


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