Zeitgeist Diets – One woman’s quest for non-elasticated waist trousers.

They all warned me and I didn’t believe them  “Just wait until you hit your thirties and it will start!!”.  At first I didn’t notice it but now it’s undeniable that I’m well on my way to becoming spherical. I knew it was time to face facts when my online order of a pair of trousers turned up and to my horror I’d ordered an elasticated waist by mistake – ugh nana pants.  Also to my horror, I decided to to keep them after trying them on (Soooo comfy).

Part of the problem is I’m a true disciple of Oscar Wilde – “The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it”.  I like beer, wine and pies and pork crackling…oh god the pork crackling!!!  The simple adage of “eat less- exercise more” doesn’t seem to be working (perhaps because I’m not actually technically eating less or exercising more).  So maybe it’s time to take a look at that skinny smug lot who are evangelising about  malt syrup and activated almonds?? I know, they look a little cray-cray but they are THIN, thin I tell you! Not a button hole extender in sight!  So, for the next 6 months I’m going to attempt a Zeitgeist diet a month.  Will they be actually possible in the realms of real world, will the food be edible and will they actually work??

By the way if you don’t know who Jessie is check out the iconic Fast Show here.


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