the skinny bitch blog

  • Skin in the game

    Money is a powerful motivating factor. Do you know what is even more powerful than money? Losing money. There is a published study that shows that ...
  • Willpower is limited. Don’t waste it.

    Every day we are faced with a multitude of choices. Every choice we make takes energy to consider, even fleetingly, the consequences of our decisio...
  • We’re all different and we’re all the same.

    When the galloping housewife decided to train as a nurse, her cousin rang her and asked her why the hell she wasn’t going to med school. She had th...
  • how to love yourself

    If there was one thing you could do to improve your life, it would be to learn to love yourself. To actively practice self-love. Self-love and self...
  • Diet is a four letter word.

    The galloping housewife is well known for her potty mouth. 10 years of working in A&E will do that to you, along with raising two brilliant, bu...
  • 4 lessons I’ve learned from my horses about staying in shape

    Eat little and often.  There has been much study done about the necessity for a horse to always have access to forage and the dangers of an empty s...
  • Easy does it

    If anyone has been in the galloping housewife’s space for a while and especially if you’ve signed on to the Skinny Bitch Code, you’ll know that she...
  • What you should give up eating

    After a couple of years of cruising along, two years of a global pandemic, some additional stress caused by *waves hands in general direction of th...
  • Fat? It's not your fault.

    As the galloping housewife sat watching the news recently, she was distracted from the socio-political commentary by the appearance of the people b...
  • She can't do it for you

    The most popular request the galloping housewife has, by numbers of email received,  is writing a diet and exercise programme for a galloping house...
  • Get in the shape FOR your life

    Get in the shape for your life.   No, the galloping housewife hasn’t lost the plot and her ability to structure a sentence with it. She means exact...
  • A very, very, bad idea

    Something has the galloping housewife riled, skinny bitch, and as usual she’s going to rant about it.   If you live in the UK and you’ve been out f...