VIDEO: Dry January pt 6 – the big weigh-in and other revelations

FLASH back to five weeks ago and I thought I’d be pouring Pinot over my cereal and slurping Sauvignon Blanc though a straw by lunch but, after five weeks of Dry January, sobriety now tastes too good.

To be honest, I’ve surprised myself. I vowed I wouldn’t get all evangelical about my abstinence but I’ve come to cherish this serene feeling of wellbeing and I don’t want a hangover to muck it all up.

Don’t get me wrong, I did drink this weekend but it didn’t dictate my moods and I treated it as a treat.

And I still haven’t had any carbs – the children have been devouring baked potatoes and buttered toast all month and I haven’t had a crumb – I’m saving myself for hot cross buns.

My tummy is definitely thanking me for laying off the bread. I looked about five months pregnant on New Year’s Eve but my bloated belly has thankfully deflated and I can (almost) see my toes.

In the last instalment of my Dry January video diary I talk about five things I’ve discovered over the course of the month and I reveal if I’ve lost weight by cutting out my beloved Cava and carbs….Cheers!


If you’ve missed any of my previous Dry January video diary entries, you can watch them all here…



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