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KATIE'S BLOG: Losing it! My midlife weight loss story

My story of midlife weight loss - how I turned 50, lost 3 stone of menopausal weight gain and put a stop to my comfort eating.

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KATIE'S BLOG: The emptying of the nest once more

New beginnings For the last 20 years, September has always been a key focal point in my calendar, taking up a lot of mental and physical energy in preparation for the new school term. Traditionally, the 6.30am alarm clock would rudely announce that the lazy summer lie-ins were well and truly over, and the hustle […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: The Covid blame game

BUT what we didn't talk to Philippa about, is the part of covid anxiety that NO-ONE is talking about: THE BLAME GAME AND THE TROLLING So forgive me, but after receiving a load of messages and emails about this tonight and all week, I've decided to use my soap box to address the issue of […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: Back to School…. Post Lockdown

How do you feel about your kids going back to school post lockdown? Katie Taylor shares her thoughts and feelings in this article.

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KATIE'S BLOG: The light at the end of the tunnel

We crept to his bedroom at 7.55am and waited outside til the 8am UCAS track opening time approached.  After a few minutess nervously waiting for the site to load, he received the news we had all been waiting for – he had got his first choice Uni offer, despite rumours of 40% of the country’s […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: My 40 year bikini drought

I also have decided to announce some breaking news..... after 40 years i’ve finally braved wearing a bikini!. Sadly I’m not on holiday on some tropical island, but never the less, It’s totally liberating and it’s something I’ve always wanted to do but never had the body confidence to do it, I’m ashamed to say […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: Super Saturday - Out of lockdown and into the pub

When I think about what I’ve missed most over these past few months, unlike many other people, it wasn’t actually the hairdresser. You see i have a very bad relationship with my mop. I’ve never once had a haircut I liked. I’ve never once been totally content with a colour or style I’ve tried. So […]

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KATIE'S BLOG: Are you feeling a bit 'blergh' right now?

Removing the need for an alarm clock to get kids up for school, us up for work and the dog out for a walk, has meant that the one bonus of being a prisoner in our own homes, for almost 3 months now, is we have all there or thereabouts 'caught' up on our sleep […]

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