So that’s that, then: the darkness is upon us (or at least it is in the UK). We’ve got used to the clocks going back; Hallowe’en and Bonfire Night have been and gone; and very soon it will be dark at 4 pm. In the past I might have fought against this closing in of
Carol’s personal goals
Those of you who follow me on Facebook and Twitter will have noticed recently that I have been posting regularly on Instagram. I am loving this new social media vehicle and it gives me a great opportunity to show you the kind of foods that I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner and as a snack.
So we’ve made it to the end of 2016 and now, after the usual surfeit of Christmas eating, all thoughts seem to turn to diets. You can’t open a newspaper, read a magazine, watch ‘the box’ or surf the web without being bombarded with the latest ‘amazing diet’ as recommended by so and so.
Curious things happen in October. Pumpkins transform into faces and shiny conkers fall from the sky! There seems to be magic afoot as bubbling pots of root vegetables turn into velvety smooth soups and windfall apples become a wonderful cake or pie.
Over the weekend I was asked on a WLS Forum about the value of TV programmes that feature bariatric surgery. The poster had been watching the ‘Fat Doctor’ series and had found much to inspire and educate her on a personal level. I remembered that I had taken part in a couple of the