Weight loss success

Weight Loss Success Stories

  Sometimes it’s nice to see a reminder of what hard work and determination can really do for our body. If you’re at the very start of your journey, it might even feel like it’s impossible. The below people are living proof of how hard work pays off, and have all successfully managed to lose and maintain substantial amounts of weight. Hearing their stories has given me a real boost, and hopefully it will help... Read more

Weight loss

Monthly 1-2-1 results

Just to give any new readers some context – As well as a weekly Slimming World weigh in, I also have a monthly 1-2-1 with my trainer at the gym, I get measured, weighed, body fat % taken and set new goals for the following month. It’s a great way to see the results of hard work in the gym, because that’s not always evident on the scales. I can’t believe it’s already been a... Read more

5 fat burning tips

These are 5 tips I absolutely swear by to ensure I burn extra those extra few pounds of fat. I can guarantee combined with a healthy diet that these tips work, you will lose weight. They work a treat for me, I have used them since day 1 and still do. Fasted Cardio Fasted cardio is what it says on the tin, doing cardio on an empty stomach. These may seem like your worst nightmare... Read more

Nutella oat balls

Slimming World Baked Nutella Oat Balls

These oat balls are absolutely perfect if you have a real sweet tooth and don’t want to overindulge. They’re much lower in syns if you haven’t used your B choice. As these are usually a snack, I make them having already had my B choice, and the 40 gram of oats makes 6 balls so is suitable for 2. These are quite indulgent, so I only eat them when really craving, and have used low... Read more

Slimming World Sausage Casserole

Slimming World Sausage Casserole

This is a recipe for a nice hearty sausage casserole. There is 9 in this whole recipe (divided by 2 or 3), which is the value of the sausages and gravy, the rest of the recipe is free. (It’s worth the syns!) Serves: 2-3 What you’ll need: 6 Porky lights (3 syns) 6 Teaspoons of gravy (6 syns) Frylight 1 whole onion A good few handfuls of frozen chopped carrots (or a couple of fresh carrots,... Read more

Food diary

7 Day Food Diary

This is my 7 day food diary. It’s been something i’ve been asked for a couple of times now, and have just got chance to go through and write down the last 7 days of food. It’s important to remember that my weekly food diary could be completely different to yours, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re doing anything wrong, or that I am. If you’re losing steady weight, then you’re probably better with food than... Read more

Quick update

Quick Update & Thank You

It’s been a crazy week! I launched this blog about 2-3 weeks ago as a place to document my weight loss journey, and hoped to maybe reach a few others hoping to do the same and help them. Since then, over 200 people have subscribed to the blog, the Facebook page has nearly 500 likes and i’ve had messages of support from tons of you! I cannot say thank you enough, it means the world... Read more

Tips for weight loss

10 Weight Loss Tips

10 Tips for Weight Loss One of the most popular things people looking to lose weight will search for is “how to lose weight” or “tips for weight loss” or “weight loss tips” but this article comes from myself, somebody who has been there and done it (and I still am). I was 22 stone, I needed to lose half of my body weight. I’ve still got a good while to go, but when I began... Read more

Weight loss

About Weightlossjourney.co.uk

This blog is the story of me, Michaela, losing half of my body weight. I want to share with you my journey, including the real ups and downs of weight loss. Most importantly I want to help others who want to lose weight. When my mission began, I was at my absolute lowest. Now, I still have a long way to go, but i’m a million miles from the person that I was. I hope... Read more

Tomato chicken

Tomato and Garlic Chicken with Herb Potatoes

This recipe creates a lovely sweet Slimming World Tomato and Garlic chicken with crispy herb potatoes. It’s a very tomato based dish, so if you don’t like tomato, it’s not for you! Serves: 2 What you’ll need (For the chicken): 2 chicken breasts Tin of tomatoes Glug of Red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon of lazy garlic 2 teaspoons of oregano 2 teaspoons of basil 1 teaspoon of paprika Sprinkle of sea salt Sprinkle of black pepper... Read more