Category Archives: slimming

My 4-Week Wine Diary – Final Week

I have not failed anything since my driving test – until now. AA will be proud to have me and sadly I’m not still talking cars. I used to scoff at the advice given to many dieters about keeping a … Continue reading

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My 4-Week Wine Diary – Week 3

My friends told me to just enjoy myself and so I did and drank 14 units instead of the promised 11 this week. Here are some reflections in my 3rd week of my 4- week experiment to limit myself to 14 units … Continue reading

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My 4-Week Wine Diary- Week 2

The problem is that once opened, wine is always best before tomorrow. In fact, there is a long list of wine problems: The better wines rarely come in half bottles and I hate wastage so if I’ve started, I’ll finish … Continue reading

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My 4-Week Wine Diary – Week 1

Last week I announced my 4-week experiment to limit my consumption to 14 units of alcohol per week in an attempt to shrink the stomach flab. My supportive friends are currently wagering on how long I can survive the bandwagon. I … Continue reading

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I feel like Gin tonight

Whatever the problem – wine is the solution – except when it comes to fighting the flab. For months, I have blamed my small and yet perfectly formed stomach bulge on the C-section I had when my gorgeous son was born. This argument has … Continue reading

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Café Culture leads us to temptation

Is a drink too wet without one? I’m referring to our increasing love of cake and meeting for coffee. Picture this. It’s a Sunday afternoon in a charming little coffee shop in Harrow-on-the-Hill near the world famous boys’ school. I … Continue reading

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How big is a portion?

The first steps to a healthy lifestyle are a healthy diet and knowing just how much we are supposed to be eating at a place setting! Below you will find the proper portion sizes per adult for some popular foods. … Continue reading

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