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Friday Five – 5 foods to avoid for a healthier and happier life

It’s the start of the year and if you made any New Year’s Resolutions, it’s likely that one of them related to weight-loss. I couldn’t find any UK statistics, but data from University of Scranton, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology showed that ‘lose weight’ was the #1 new Read more…


A slow start to January

first Soton parkrun of 2015

I went out for my first run since I had laser eye surgery yesterday. I’ve been desperate to go out for a run. I didn’t want to push too hard and was looking to have a social run, but I didn’t see anyone I knew who was going to be Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – Scott Cutshall’s story

Scott Cutshall

Scott Cutshall is one man who managed to turn his life around by cycling. Although cycling hasn’t helped me to lose weight, I do believe it has given me confidence. Read Scott’s story: I lost 320lbs riding a bike. Further reading about Scott Cutshall You can read another version of Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – Weight loss

Weightloss image - view of forks

I’ve blogged a lot about my progress with swimming, cycling and running in the 18 months since I started this blog. However, I don’t blog as often about my weight loss and nutrition. This is because it’s the hardest area of my life for me to tackle. Explore more visuals Read more…


26th May – didn’t quite TWIET

Mmmm - fruit! Part of my TWIET series

I’d intended to TWIET on 26th May, and got as far as taking all of the photos, but for some reason, none of my tweets was sent, so here for your delectation are my meals for that date: Breakfast: 30g porridge oats and some dried pineapple Lunch: 5 cherry tomatoes, Read more…


Should I change my name?

No, not ‘Tamsyn‘ – I like that one – thanks, mum and dad! One issue that I’d like to blog about today is the title of my blog (‘Fat Girl to Ironman’, in case you’d forgotten). A couple of my lovely friends (who are much slimmer than me) – yes, Read more…