MS_CRAFTY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MS%5FCRAFTY MS_CRAFTY's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Day 11 on the Harcombe diet - 19th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5214020 Thought I would try something different on this wintry morning so had a bowl of porridge made with water but with a little skimmed milk on it ..... no sugar, It wasn't as nice as with sugar but thought I would persevere and try it like this for a few times to see if I can get used to it. <BR> <BR> Did the same with tea years ago and it only took about a week to get used to - I can 't stand it with sugar now ....yuck <BR> <BR> todays food.... <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... porridge <BR> lunch...... Sat, 19 Jan 2013 09:03:36 EST Day 10 on the Harcombe diet - 18th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5212614 Day off work today because of the snow - I hate driving in it. <BR> I thought I might I have thought about snacking being at home but so far so good. <BR> I've had something different for lunch today, I made some veg soup and added some oxtail soup powder to give it a bit more flavour (it's not in the harcombe book but hoping a little won't do any damage or not too much anyway.....if it does, I know not to use it again :o) <BR> <BR> todays food.... <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... egg and bacon <... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:22:43 EST Day 9 on the Harcombe diet - 17th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5211699 Not much to write about today except that I am still not craving anything not even a cuppa which seems really weird as I used to drink soooo many cups of tea a day but then I suppose it's still early days yet :o) <BR> <BR> food today was.... <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... egg and bacon <BR> lunch.... chicken salad <BR> dinner...... sea bass and steamed veg followed by a couple of spoonfuls of natural greek yogurt <BR> <BR> and nothing but hot/warm water to drink Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:45:20 EST Day 8 on the Harcombe diet - 16th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5210299 I felt so good today .... you'd have thought I'd lost 3 stone not 3.5kg this week. <BR> I think it's because I am not having any headaches or aches of any kind now and I feel so much livelier than I have for a long, long time. I'm usually so lethargic and can't be bothered to do anything but I definetly have a lot more energy than I have had for sooo long. and I've felt happy all day and I hope it lasts :o) <BR> <BR> food today was.... <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... egg and bacon <BR> lunch....... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:06:16 EST Day 7 on the Harcombe diet - 15th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5208534 I've had a really good day today - no headaches at all, starting to feel pretty good and not craving chocolate or biscuits or anything so pleased with that. <BR> <BR> food today was.... <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... egg and bacon <BR> lunch.... ham salad <BR> dinner...... homemade beefburgers and steamed veg followed by a couple of spoonfuls of natural greek yogurt <BR> <BR> Can't wait to weigh in tomorrow morning and record it on here just to see my ticker move a little lol Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:24:00 EST Day 6 on the Harcombe diet - 14th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5207041 Today has been pretty good, I felt a lot livelier than I have for ages but still had a few headaches - not normal headaches more of an ache in my neck and skull - not as bad as yesterday so hopefully it will be gone soon. <BR> <BR> food today was.... <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... egg and bacon <BR> lunch.... ham salad <BR> dinner...... soup made with veg and chicken oxo, not very tasty but it did fill me up for quite a while <BR> supper ... h/boiled egg Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:21:55 EST Day 5 on the Harcombe diet - 13th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5204537 I just couldn't resist stepping on the scales again this morning - 3kg down now (I know I shouldn't have as they can go up and down but they were calling out to me lol) <BR> <BR> Still had a few headaches yesterday as well as feeling achy around my neck but I can put up with that so long as I keep losing :o) <BR> <BR> will come back later and add my food for the day as I want to be able to look back on this when I get to plateau or start gaining. <BR> <BR> breakfast ..... egg and bacon <... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 04:59:55 EST Day 4 on the Harcombe diet Saturday 12th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5203118 I thought I would have a sneaky peek on the scales to see if this diet is working for me as I must admit I had a headache and achy neck yesterday (the book does say that you could feel rough in the 5 day phase 1 stage when you are detoxing) and I am soooo glad I did ...... I have gone down 2.5kg in just the 3 days I had been on it so far (today is the start of day 4) <BR> I was amazed as I had a boiled egg for supper last night as well, I thought maybe I was eating too much <BR> <BR> yester... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 04:01:38 EST Day 2 on the Harcombe diet - 10th Jan 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5200809 Bought the book over Christmas and have just got round to starting it yesterday (9th Jan) First 2 days seem to have gone OK, I was surprised that I didn't feel hungry and need to snack through the day at work.... I always used to have a banana around 9am and a snack a jack at 10.30ish and 2.30ish. <BR> yesterday - day 1 - I had.... <BR> egg and bacon for breakfast <BR> Ham - lettuce, onion cucumber for lunch <BR> 2 pork loin steaks, runner beans, carrots + broccoli <BR> <BR> today - day 2 - ... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:06:41 EST Starting on Barleygrass powder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5080212 Have only just heard about Barleygrass powder so decided to order some in the hope that it will help me in several ways. <BR> I need a knee replacement so until then I'm hoping it will help with inflamation, also with fatigue as I'm always tired. <BR> Anyway I started using it yesterday so will see how it goes. :o) <BR> <BR> Looking back over my blogs and saw this one.... I stopped using this as a few days into it I caught a nasty virus that knocked me for six and I felt pretty poorly for a... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 06:23:46 EST 22nd August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5026050 Ordered some new bathroom scales yesterday as soon as they come that's it.... I'm gonna start getting serious about losing some of this FAT!!!! Wed, 22 Aug 2012 09:15:07 EST