I'm no longer special!
Thursday, November 19, 2009      3 comments

I was special. It was official. Different, not like all the rest. I ate healthily, lots of wholegrains, fruit & vegetables, not too much alcohol, occasional treats. I exercised fairly regularly, a dog walk here & there, a game of hockey, a ... Read more
Ten pounds down and I'm scared
Friday, November 06, 2009      6 comments

I weighed in this morning and I'm down 4.6kg, a little over 10 pounds, since I started here on October 4th. I'm thrilled - after all, I set myself the task to lose 10 pounds by Christmas, and here we are and it's the first week in November. It's... Read more
An early weigh in and a lovely surprise!
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      0 comments

I decided to weigh in a day early as we are off on a mini vacation tomorrow showing my son around another university town in the UK. So I decided to weigh in and measure today rather than at 6 am tomorrow in the rush of the departure. I have los... Read more
Balancing the account
Friday, October 16, 2009      2 comments

I met my husband when I had just graduated and started working. It was a bit of a standing joke (in the days before house, children etc) when being overdrawn at the bank could be 'funny', that every month when my pay went in, my account just wen... Read more
featured recipe here we go
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      4 comments

I'm trying the featured recipe of the day for dinner tonight- Ginger Beef, sounds yummy. I love cooking, but have to give all the orange squash around this time of year a wide berth for family meals. You see my son has been mentally scarred ... Read more
Planetary alignment anyone?
Friday, October 09, 2009      0 comments

Ok, so here's the thing. I'm sure there must be something weird going on. I 'lost' 130 euros on my way home from work yesterday (later found in my desk drawer), couldn't find the olive oil (later found in the fridge.....the FRIDGE?!!) and all ki... Read more
Day 4 and still finding my way around!
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      1 comments

Well, I've had a very positive first 4 days. It's been a little time consuming, entering recipes and foods that we have here in France that aren't on the lists, but I've felt very focussed. This is an investment for me. I am really committed to ... Read more