Good News for us Hippies!

Most hip and knee replacements ‘last longer than thought’ Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study from the University of Bristol. Philippa Roxby, Health reporter, BBC News I have had two hip replacements, so this is good news for…

Simple Keto Coleslaw

I was getting bored of cauliflower and broccoli. So, I decided to do some research and find some alternatives, the first that came up was Keto Coleslaw, and it worked out really well! It’s really simple too! Ingredients 4 oz. green cabbage 4 tbsp mayonnaise Pinch of Salt Black Pepper Note, Its important for this…

Adventures in Tattoo’s

Tonight I’m off to meet a new tattoo artist to plan the work on my first new piece in 5 years. I’m going along with a mate who is also having some work done. I’ve chosen to go with King of Hearts in London. We were really impressed when we popped into the shop on…

[27/10] Weigh In – The Slow Down

Notes Not much change this week. Diets often stall. I’m not too worried. Weight 123kg Having used this diet before I have known that around this time my progress my stall. BUT, I’m not worried about it. Stalling is par for the course. Plus, it’s not totally stalling, I’ve lost a little bit, and I’m…

More than Monday Morning Blues?

I’ve come to accept the Monday morning blues as something that is normal. I am though starting to think that there is something else behind why I find I am affected by them in such an extreme way. OK, so I know I don’t have ovaries, but this is me on a nightly basis. I…

Roasted Green Beans with Mushrooms, Balsamic, and Parmesan

This dish is a great side for roast meats and makes an alternative to cauliflower or broccoli. If you a meal prepping then it works just as well cold the next day. Ingredients 8 oz. mushrooms, sliced in 1/2 inch slices 1 lb. fresh green beans 1 1/2 T olive oil 1 T balsamic vinegar…

The Big (not so) Beautiful Lie

Originally posted on LoveKarmaFood:
When you are first diagnosed with chronic illness/pain, you are very quickly acquainted with dread and fear which are inextricably linked, in addition to overwhelming anxiety. Chronic illness and pain are something which are uniquely foreign to that which we are accustom to. These are not the flu or a cold,…

[20/10] Weigh In – 5Kg down

Notes 5kg down Weight 123.3kg So I’m down 5kg, which is encouraging. I haven’t as yet given in to any cravings. One thing that I’ve noticed is I’ve not had many cravings this time around. After the progress meter, I’ve included a couple of stats. Lbs Stones Kg Total Loss 12 0.83 5 Avg. Weekly…

A night flight from Dublin

I’m sat on a flight heading back to the UK from a work trip to Dublin. As I was waiting for the plane to take-off, I realised that I had managed the two days of the trip, without breaking my diet. No stray carbs have passed my lips in the past two days. I was…

Sunday Blues

Sundays are often an odd experience for me. I struggle with having to iron shirts and prep for the week ahead. Somehow it’s always felt like I’m starting work right then and there. I’ve got a challenging week ahead. I’m travelling to see a client on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Not normally an issue,…