Heavy To Health

Week 15: Birthday Bumps

Week 15: Birthday Bumps

With my birthday falling over the weekend, I wasn’t planning on foregoing some cake on the day, but knew that I needed to behave myself over the remainder of the week to ensure I wouldn’t have gained weight over the course of the rest of […]

Week 14: One Simple Question

Week 14: One Simple Question

It’s been a struggle to get out exercising the last few weeks, between a general lethargy and being busy with a few other projects, I’ve been very negligent about getting my body moving. Funnily enough that doesn’t seem to have made a massive difference to […]

Week 13: It’s About How Hard You Can Get Hit And Keep Moving Forward

Week 13: It’s About How Hard You Can Get Hit And Keep Moving Forward

After last week’s blip on my weight loss plan, I needed a big week this week. The road to losing 100 pounds had been relatively smooth for the vast bulk of the three months gone so far. Week on week I was slightly lighter than […]

Week 12: My First Setback

Week 12: My First Setback

Let’s start with the simple truth, this week wasn’t good for me. I fell completely off the wagon, a mid week trip to Dublin for work had me munching my way to, through and from the capital. My old habit of snacking while driving came […]

Week 11: Two Stone Is Better Than One!

Week 11: Two Stone Is Better Than One!

At the start of this 100lb challenge I set myself 13 mini goals, to mark my progress along the way. I finally got to tick the fifth one of those challenges off my list this morning. I’d gotten to the first stone (14lbs) on the […]

Week 10: A Mindblowing Discovery

Week 10: A Mindblowing Discovery

It’s been a little while since my last update on this section of my blog. It’s mainly due to the fact that I’ve been spending almost every daylight hour during the entire month of January walking across the hills, mountains, woods and rivers of Ireland […]

Week 5: Christmas Set Back

Week 5: Christmas Set Back

Christmas week always carries a massive asterisk in the world of the weight loss hopeful. The plentiful food and drink at every turn is like a path through a landmine laden field with serious setback around every corner. Trying to avoid the ‘Do Not Touch’ […]

Pre Christmas Weigh-In

Pre Christmas Weigh-In

I’m back a little bit early this week due Christmas falling at the end of the week. I really didn’t want all my good work and focus over the last few weeks ruined by accepting the common consensus that everyone piles on weight at Christmas.

Week 4: The Most Important Meal of the Day

Week 4: The Most Important Meal of the Day

This week was all about breakfast, or rather it was all about the lack of breakfast. Too often this week I struggled to eat in the mornings resulting in only having a morning bite three times this week. I have found that the weeks I’ve […]

Week 3: How I Lost A Stone in 3 Weeks

Week 3: How I Lost A Stone in 3 Weeks

“How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!” is an age old phrase used to describe how to take on any challenge that seems insurmountable at the start, taking the first step in the right direction can be the very hardest part […]