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Monday, October 23, 2017      0 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
In Recovery
Friday, July 29, 2016      5 comments

Well it's been quite a while since I was last here. My job was cut in a reorganisation in September and I haven't been able to find another one yet. The stress and anxiety caused by that and dealing with the DWP has severely affected my mental h... Read more
Am I yeast intolerant?
Sunday, March 29, 2015      1 comments

I've felt for a long time that I have a problem with bread. When I eat it I feel bloated and I also crave it all the time. I don't believe that it's a problem with the wheat itself because I get the bloating and craving whatever type of flo... Read more
Another pound gone - don't let the door hit you on the way out!
Saturday, January 24, 2015      2 comments

Yay, another pound gone - don't let the door hit you on the way out! I know, I know, Sunday is weigh in but I needed a boost! This has been a week of ups and downs with the eating plan after the success of the last 2 weeks. I often ge... Read more
Staying in the present
Sunday, January 18, 2015      2 comments

Up until now my starting weight has always been set at 396 lbs, my original starting weight. Today I have reset the weight loss tracker to 275 lbs, what I was on 01/01/15. I feel I need to stay in the present and not make excuses for not l... Read more
Target setting!
Thursday, January 08, 2015      1 comments

Well, I saw the x-ray of my hip yesterday... Shocking! I have no hip joint, it's totally crumbled and gone! The surgeon said for someone my age it's bad and he doesn't know how I'm still walking around on it and that I must be more stoic than I ... Read more
New beginning
Saturday, January 03, 2015      0 comments

Last year was a hell of a rollercoaster. Constant worry about my job, I got ripped of by my niece and broke my arm. But I also passed my AAT Level 2 and am studying for my Level 3 Diploma, I have my brother, my friends still love and God is stil... Read more
Unrealistic expectations
Monday, February 18, 2013      1 comments

I know I've had some health issues over the last 18 months but I've come to the realisation that part of the reason I put weight back on is because I didn't like how my body looked after I lost the weight. I think primarily because my expectatio... Read more
Friday, February 15, 2013      1 comments

Well, after a false start and my usual bout of SADs, it took a little while for me to get back into the swing of tracking and sticking to my calorie range but I have succeeded and am pleased to say I've now lost 9.7lbs since 2nd January. I'm fee... Read more

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