(Not) Eating clean
Jan19

(Not) Eating clean

January. It’s a time of diets and lifestyle changes. Good habits that may last a lifetime or may fizzle out within a week. Cutting out sugar and alcohol, exercising more, eating clean… I was eating clean before it was a thing. And, shock horror, I don’t do it as much any more. And, shock horror, I’m much happier as a result. I started suffering from IBS after my eldest was born. I put up with it for a few...

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Eating crap
Apr13

Eating crap

I’m not one of these people that eats seeds and salad and claims to be ‘not hungry’. You won’t catch me Instagramming a plate of leaves, an egg white and a homemade smoothie and claim to be looking forward to my ‘dinner’. Because I eat proper food. But I’m a vegetarian and I have IBS. Over the years, I’ve perfected a diet that just about works for me and keeps me feeling reasonable. And,...

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Food diary
Feb27

Food diary

It’s not long since I shared with you the story of how my then-5 year old younger son stopped eating because he was worried about his weight. Now the issue has raised its ugly, skinny little head again. It started on Friday when my son came home buzzing about a food diary he had to fill in for homework. He had to write down everything he ate and drank for a week and he was very excited about it. ‘And I’m starting it...

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