The Mother Undercover

Real Writing About Real Life As A Mother

Turkey Burgers with ‘Ragu’

A delicious, healthy recipe for Turkey Burgers with Ragu. Perfect for Slimming World.

Recipe: Syn-free Spiced Chicken with Couscous

A quick and easy recipe for syn free chicken with couscous and vegetables

Weeks 2 and 3 – Slimmer of the Week

After a disappointing weight loss on my 2nd week, I channeled my disappointment into productivity and became slimmer of the week!

The Untold Story Of My Miscarriage

When I was a teenager I unexpectedly fell pregnant, planning on an abortion, I had a miscarriage which took away my choice

Week One: The First Weigh-In

Having completed my first week on Slimming World I weighed-in with a 3.5lb loss

The End of The Wait to Lose Weight

Having spent many years dieting and trying to lose weight, this is the beginning of my next step

Attitude of Gratitude

We all have our problems. Things we don't like about ourselves or our lives. We all have wishes for how we'd like our lives to improve. (Or is it just me?) It's so easy to gaze unknowingly at friends or acquaintances... Continue Reading →

That’s Not My Ex-Husband

That's not my ex-husband. His brain is too functional.   That's not my ex-husband. He's far too domesticated.   That's not my ex-husband. He pays too much attention.   That's not my ex-husband. He has too much compassion.   That's... Continue Reading →


Not your average Fig Jam, I'm afraid. If you're looking for a recipe, keep moving. Plus I think only old people eat figs? Happy to stand corrected. No, this FIG JAM is just a reminder of how well we're all... Continue Reading →

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