Looking for happiness

I am looking at the title of my website – ‘from the REAL me’ and noticing how I don’t want to say what is really going on for me right now. Hundreds of thoughts are floating around in my mind – who is going to read this, I need to be careful as I don’t…

I don’t have all day

I have been on the Transformation Train (TT) for quite a long time now, unable to get off and yet unable to make it to the bright shiny carriages all the way up there in first class. Just when I think I can almost feel the soft squishy leather under my butt-cheeks and the extra pillows and…

Happiness 22

Today is about happiness and delving back into my past to find 22 happy memories. The first one popped into my head immediately but will the other 21 appear so easily – let’s find out!! Note, these are not in any particular order from best to worst, they are just written as they appear in…

Looks can be deceiving

Yep, everyone looks at me and think I look fine. And you know what, apart from quite a few extra kilos floating around my middle, and thighs and bust (the latter of which I don’t really mind too much because growing up I never really had any cleavage), I really do look fine. Unfortunately that…

Living on the edge

Right now I feel like I am right on the edge. It’s like I am sitting on the top of a cliff, teetering half on and half off, ready to jump (with a parachute of course – nothing suicidal about this jump). Just hesitating a little, scared that just maybe the parachute won’t open and…

Reset time

I started a year short challenge a little while ago and you know what, it didn’t go so well. I am not even sure why you know. It is like, the moment life starts going well, I need to trash it. I am not going to spend a heap of time analysing why, I have…

It is all about me

I used to always struggle with the concept of ‘it’s all about me’. I thought that even thinking this meant that I was selfish and somewhat self absorbed and didn’t care about others. However now I have come to realise that my life can only be about me. I am the only one who has…