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I live in Kent with my husband, toddler Tilly (henceforth known as Monkey) and another baby due in November. We have two cats, Duncan and Lady Macbeth, and four chickens who kindly lay us eggs daily. We live in the picturesque seaside town of Broadstairs. I enjoy reading, knitting and cooking. I'm trying to be a bit 'greener' (not sure how successfully), and to be a gentle parent. Extended breastfeeding and co-sleeping don't freak me out, we use cloth nappies and try to follow some of the ideals of Attachment Parenting. If that sounds as if I know what I'm doing, I don't! I am also a psychotherapist with an interest in Focusing-oriented therapy, and I have a small private practice in the area.

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Yay! 3lbs lost

I've been blogging a bit about food and diet on my new blog, WholeHearted. It's been a week now of eating sensibly and primarily whole/ organic foods, and I've lost 3lbs! It's not a Diet with a capital 'D', and as such I am hoping to demonstrate that eating Good Food can be as slimming as eating Less Food. The shopping, preparation and cooking is time-consuming but worthwhile, it's always good to discover new recipes, the ones you'll make again and the ones that get consigned to the dustbin (not that there have been any of those!). To celebrate my success I have got banana, caramel and chocolate chip muffins in the oven, ha ha! 


Daisie said...

Well done you!!
The weight loss is great but feeling better in yourself must be priceless.

Joxy said...

Well done, that's great!

And thank you! The book arrived today; initially I wasn't sure about it but the more I read the more enamoured I'm getting with it.

I think I'll be buying myself a copy :)


Naomi said...

:) wow, well done hun. Sounds like exactly the *right* way to lose weight. xxx

Earthenwitch said...

Well done! Fab progress. Funnily enough, that's my plan at the moment - I've decided I'd quite like to lose a stone, so I'm trying just saying no to the extra biscuit, in effect, and eating a bit less overall. We'll see. :)

docwitch said...

Yay! On ya as we would say in't land of Big Aussies.