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Friday, January 19, 2018      0 comments

I was very surprised when I weighed in yesterday morning to have achieved my 42lb lost goal 3 days early. My weight plateaued last week so I wasn't expecting it. I celebrated by throwing some more clothes out. I've also ordered a new semi-r... Read more
Hunger signals
Saturday, January 06, 2018      3 comments

I've been reading an article on "normal" eating and now realise I do experience "hunger" but not in the way other people usually do since my gastric bypass. The normal body response to hunger is: rumbling, unpleasant stomach contractions (h... Read more
New Year Clearout
Friday, January 05, 2018      0 comments

So, since I've lost nearly 3 stone and gone down about 2 1/2 sizes I decided today that it was time for a closet clearout. So far I've sorted through 2 closets and amassed four big black bags of stuff including coats, jumpers, blouses, t-shirts,... Read more
Overconfidence comes before a fall
Thursday, January 04, 2018      1 comments

OK, the good news is that I've lost another lb this week taking my total to 39lbs or 2st 11lbs so far. In general my strategy over the holiday has worked for the most part. The bad news is that I had a mini binge of almost 1000 calories on ... Read more
Pleasant surprise - goal exceeded!
Saturday, December 30, 2017      3 comments

Well I did what I planned to do on Christmas day, I didn't plan ahead on my tracker. I ate what I wanted throughout the day making sure I kept my portions small and I chose wisely. When I totted up what I had eaten at the end of the day I was qu... Read more
Almost at my pre-christmas goal
Friday, December 15, 2017      8 comments

I weighed in this morning and have now lost a total of 36lbs just 1lb from my pre-Christmas goal weight. I should reach it by the end of next week and maybe even beat it. I have to say it really has been a temptation to stray this week but ... Read more
Job well done
Saturday, December 02, 2017      0 comments

Today is my 100th day back at SP. Unfortunately I didn't lose any weight this week but I'm sticking to the plan and am happy with the 31lbs I've lost to date. I also finally finished the floor tiles in my kitchen. It took me nearly five wee... Read more
Weight loss, SAD and Christmas
Saturday, November 18, 2017      2 comments

Well I lost some more weight this week which takes my total loss to date to 28lbs. I occasionally feel a craving but usually if I wait it out, make a hot drink or distract myself in some way it passes. So it's just a minor problem to keep an eye... Read more
Monday, October 23, 2017      1 comments

I've joined the 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge as I'm following the pre-diabetic plan on the food tracker and am using their Workout Plan to get back into regular exercise. I'm restricted to seated workouts so I completed the 20-Min... Read more
Sunrise clock
Monday, October 16, 2017      1 comments

I've been using my sunrise clock and my light pod for 10 days now. They are definitely helping as I don't feel so fuzzy minded and tired in the mornings and getting up is becoming easier. I've set goals to be in bed by 12.30 am and up by 8 ... Read more
SAD, sleep and weightloss
Friday, October 06, 2017      2 comments

So I've lost another 2lbs this week and my eating plan is going well. I made a Quinoa, lentil, tomato & butternut squash risotto yesterday and added it to my recipe box and my tracker. It was delicious and I need to make more vegetarian/vegan me... Read more
Five weeks in, 14lbs lost
Friday, September 29, 2017      2 comments

I'm very happy with my weight loss to date. It's settled down to about 2lbs a week and I'm not feeling deprived. I'm pretty much eating similar things to what I was eating before just smaller portions and have been changing my recipes to m... Read more
First week - 6lbs lost
Friday, September 01, 2017      2 comments

My first week back has gone well. I've got my portions under control and no cravings as yet but I'll deal with them if they occur. I haven't yet started a fitness regime as we're in the middle of redecorating which is very hard for me so I ... Read more
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      2 comments

Been keeping to the eating plan. No cravings as yet and portions under control. Slowly switching over to healthier options in my store cupboard and freezer e.g.chopped tomatoes, herbs, spices and passata instead of pasta sauce for making up reci... Read more
Wheat Intolerant - New Start
Friday, August 25, 2017      0 comments

Just to set the record straight I am wheat and lactose intolerant. I have been through a period of very severe depression and am still undergoing long-term counselling but I feel more able to begin tackling the issue of my weight once agai... Read more

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