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Begin Again

Can I recommend "Fat Bloke Slims" by Bruce Byron? I've decided to take the old Weigh In Wednesday seriously, finally, and try losing some weight. With that in mind I went to find some healthy cookery books for single men who live on their own and, surprise surprise, bugger all there but this book caught my eye. The author is an actor (he plays DC Terry Perkins in The Bill apparently) who noticed he was a mere 3 stone overweight and decided to do something about it. It's full of the same advice I've read a thousand times before but, refreshingly, didn't promise to make you slim. He makes it obvious that the first thing you need to do is make the decision, properly to sort yourself out and keep that in mind whenever a food or drink choice comes your way. It's not a manual for success, it's just him telling you what he's done and why. I did find it inspiring. I realise it's only week one but I've started to do at least an hour of exercise a da