Fatties & coffee
Sunday, October 25, 2009      1 comments

Harsh title? maybe! ha ha. Joined a weight watchers/weight loss group on Friday which has just started going in Dubai. Although they are not officially WW as weight watchers isn't in the gulf. I am doing calorie counting anyway. BUT we meet at a... Read more
Totally freaking out!
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      4 comments

There is talk of my little sister getting married in two years! my LITTLE sister. While I am still single. and I am 5 years older then she is. There will be judgy eyes and you know that everyone will be secretly going "it's because she's so fat"... Read more
The Chocolate Lover's diet
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      2 comments

While I was swimming last night, I was thinking about all the times I've tried to lose weight and failed. All the different diets I've been on and the reasons behind why nothing has worked so far. When I was about 12/13 my mum suggested th... Read more
Magic pill .. the sequal
Monday, October 12, 2009      1 comments

Ok, ok, so I lost 0.2 of a lb this week. Again life seems to have conspired against me! I was super good for most of last week. I swam twice (60 and 40 lengths) and went to the gym. I ate well and thought about what I was putting into my mouth. ... Read more
Could someone please give me a magic pill?
Monday, October 05, 2009      2 comments

Ok, so following on from yesterday, I have lost 0.4 of a lb. Considering that I have been seriously neglectful of healthy foods or drinks over the last week, I should thank my lucky stars that it was a loss at all! Despite the headache I ma... Read more
I think I have a self destructive disorder!
Sunday, October 04, 2009      3 comments

Seriously (to quote Grey's Anatomy) SERIOUSLY?! what the hell is my problem. My last post generally outlined where I was going wrong, I knew this, so this last week I....did exactly the same thing! I obviously have more of a mental problem then ... Read more
Oh crapbags!
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      1 comments

I put on 3.2lbs! It's my own fault, I went out to drink at least 3 times last week, which encouraged me to have McDonald's, which made me eat chocolate and so on and so on! So, last night I cleared the house of chocolate, I gave the left o... Read more
Tis Eid!
Monday, September 21, 2009      0 comments

Am off from work for the whole week! THE WHOLE WEEK! this is fabulous. Plus I have used the time to work up the courage to use the pool on the roof, which is awesome, and then today I gathered all my courage together and went into the gym. yes t... Read more
Another pound gone!
Monday, September 14, 2009      1 comments

Woohoo! Another pound gone this week. Have I felt hungry? sure. Did I expect a bigger loss, YES! BUT 1lb down is still way, way, way better then one pound up! Which has been the trend for the last 6 months. I have put on 20lbs in the ... Read more
Yay & cringe all on the same day!
Monday, September 07, 2009      0 comments

So I got on the scales this am and I have lost 5.4lbs this week! Hurrah! The Ramadan approach is working (at least in the short term) and is giving me the jolt I need to get back into healthy eating! I am starving throughout the day and I'm pret... Read more
Ramadan is awesome!
Sunday, September 06, 2009      2 comments

Ramadan is indirectly giving me all the willpower i need. I have decided to fast during the day to see what my Muslim colleagues experience, which means that at the moment I am eating two meals a day. I'm not tracking calories but since I am al... Read more
The holiday is over!
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      0 comments

I am back from my Orlando trip! Which was amazing by the way, I think the highlight may have been swimming with dolphins! Anyway I digress, while on vacay I have somehow managed to put on 10lbs! Dear god I am 5lbs away from my original sta... Read more
Why one cake is never enough: Addictive additives in food MAKE us eat more
Monday, August 03, 2009      0 comments

Picture the scene: it’s late, you’re tired and stretched out in front of the TV, barely concentrating on what’s going on in front of you. Almost without warning, your ha... Read more
The Chocolate monologues...
Monday, August 03, 2009      2 comments

Mi Good God! I am fed up with myself! Every week I log all my cals and everyday I am going over! every single day! It's like I try to stay within the limits and then it just never happens! I think I am making healthy choices and then when I tot ... Read more
Give up social nights?
Friday, July 17, 2009      0 comments

I've realised recently that I go out to bars with friends every weekend. I do fairly well all week with eating habits but then it all falls apart for two days. First there is the office team lunch, which I cannot get out of but there doesn't see... Read more

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