Diary entry week ending 20/02/21

Hello everyone, from a very wet and cold UK, oohh its so yukky outside, but im staying in and keeping warm with a nice cup of steaming hot chocolate, how is your day and your weather doing?, better than mine I hope, the sky is turning a rather dark stormy colour, hopefully we get a…

Good Workout, Good Day, Get Well Captain Moore. 31/01/21

Good evening everyone. Another week has gone by and were at the end of the 1st month of the year already!!, it really has flown by, now all I ask is can I have some snow please to just feel under my feet in the back garden or some sun so I can sit outside…

What happens in our house while im working out!!!…lol…

Good evening everyone, oh hello you, newcomer, welcome. This morning I paused for a second to look around the living room, Olivia is on one sofa in a deep trance watching and laughing at Tiktok videos on her phone, I glanced behind me to see Neil on the other sofa also in a deep trance…

A good day, Workout, Food, Tattoos, TikTok, Youtube.

Good evening everyone, hope this finds you all well?. I’ve been trying to write this post for the past hour, but im being met with excited yells from the sofa next to me, Olivia has posted a video on TikTok of her giving her dad a tattoo and its taken off more than her beauty…

Food entry 18/01/21. Positive Thoughts.

Good evening to everyone around the world. I hope you have had a good day. It’s been a pretty good day today, despite being quite sore, the workout was painful and my stats are available in my previous post. Food: For lunch I had a bowl of watermelon and coconut yogurt, with 2 slices of…

Today’s fitness stats and motivation

Good afternoon to everyone around the world. It’s still cold and yucky here, although blue skies and clouds are trying to peep through, I hope your day has been as good as it possibly can. I started to begin my workout this morning but the pain was horrendous I gave up after 2 mins and…

A good day/ A good workout,16/01/21

Good evening everyone. How has your day been? I’ve been trying to write this post for an hour but kept stopping to sing along to who’s behind the mask, but it’s finished now so you now have my undivided attention lol. After 2 hours sleep, I ended up watching films in bed, so much for…

Apologies your comments were in my spam folder!!

Good evening everyone, I hope that you are all as well as can be?. Apologies: Sorry, but some comments have ended up in my spam folder, I really need to start looking at the spam folder and clearing it out more often as well as checking it, its something I don’t really do, but it…

Weight loss, BP, Workout, Diary 06/01/21, Trump!!

Good evening everyone, I hope you have all had a good day or those whose day is beginning you go on to have a wonderful day. I’m a little bit late this evening, as probably many of you have also been glued to your televisions watching what is happening in DC, I can honestly say…

Hello Wednesday, Im feeling positive today

Good morning everyone. It’s a wonderful wednesday, well I certainly feel that it is, im in such a positive mood today despite having a rough night. My sides are definitely a bit sore today, that was a lot of twisting for me, when you have been quite still for a few months, but while I…

Back to Reality, Eating well and some holiday pics.

Hi peeps, im finally back after 3 weeks in the sun, and back to cycling into outer space while writing to you wonderful people. Goodness those 3 weeks passed by way to quick, we had booked to return on the 30th, so i could get just another 10 days of sun into my bones, but…

Catchup, Holiday Countdown, General Chat, Weight Gain

Good evening everyone around the world. I hope you’re all keeping well? All our visitors have gone home, we now have the house to ourselves and boy am I shattered with a capitol S….😴 This time next week hopefully I’m lying next to a pool in Zakynthos Greece, im quite looking forward to doing nothing…

A good day.

Good evening everyone, how are we all tonight? I hope you have all had a good as day as you can. Today hasnt been a bad day at all, I did a workout on the bike, knocked the tension up a bit and boy did I get a sweat on, im going to say it…

BLM. A good day, and a joke goes wrong at my expense.

Good evening peeps. How has your day been? While I have turned all my other social media Black, I haven’t with this one, as this site is my let it all out tonic. Im not going to go into BLM as im sure you all know and have your own views, I just want to…

Its to early lol. Good Morning. Last night’s Tea/Dinner. Chat.

Good Morning everyone. Its a little after 5am, the sun is shinning, the seagulls are squawking, I have a coffee in hand and should still be in bed lol, I have a food delivery due between 6-8am, the only available slot, but becouse Iv got up you can guarantee it wont arrive till 8am lol….

Hello on this beautiful day.

Good afternoon all. How are you all? The uk is experiencing some awesome weather at the moment, I cannot recall it being so warm here, it’s fantastic being sat in the garden, the only thing missing is a pool to go and cool down in. I’d love to be down on the beach at the…

Testing out my padded cycling shorts and chit chat.

This was published before it was ready, I hit the wrong button on my phone, so I think just another paragraph to go… Afternoon wonderful world wide friends. It’s a little bit windy here, so I’m definitely going to have to stay in, it’s still feeling quite warm though, to me it is. Yay my…

Diary Entry, Spider Cat!!, Chit Chat.

Morning peeps. Iv no food to report, in fact I can’t remember just what i’ve had the last couple of days, forget that Iv just looked on my app and pics and this is what we had tuesday night. 2 pork steaks sandwiched together with light mozzarella cheese, aubergine and courgette parmesan chips! roasted tomatoes,…

Weekly Charts eekkk. A Good Food Day, but very tired.

Good Evening all, I hope you’ve all had a good weekend? It’s starting to cool off up here in the north a bit, we’ve even had a bit of drizzle today, I’m hoping it pours down for two reasons, firstly because they say a good rainfall and storm clears the air, and secondly at least…

A Good Day and an Awesome Dinner. Exercise Getting Easier.

Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to read my blog, if you enjoy please press the star like button and hit the follow button 💖. How are you all? How has your day been? I awoke at an ungodly hour this morning, but im sure I slept pretty well last night for…

Growing veggies in Tubs. Happy Tuesday

Good morning to you all. Day 2 of the new week and it’s looking glorious out there, even though there is still a nip in the air at the moment, It is going to warm up later. But will it be warm enough to don a 2 piece? probably, but I don’t think I will…

Journal entry 02/04/2020 -3lbs

Evening all, hope you are all good as good can be. Pluses… Iv lost 3lb this week so that has made me feel good, iv changed from Kg to Ibs as you see more of a number drop in lbs, as I have no medical appointments until this virus is over I needed to see…

Diary Update Recipes by Email

Good morning everyone, wow we are in March already… where has the time gone? Happy March and hope you are having an awesome Sunday. Important things 1st, I have decided to try sending out my recipes by EMail, so if you see anything you like you can just send me a message on here or…

Diary Update 21/01/20

Good evening you wonderful peeps. How are we all tonight? Apologies for not checking in last night, I have no idea where the time went, before I knew it, it was bedtime. Today hasnt been to bad, except as the day goes on, my cough is creeping back up and chest is getting sore again,…

Cycling into outer space while blogging….

Good afternoon everyone how has the start of the week been for you so far? I think I slept better last night, in between coughing and peeing myself, do you men have the same problem when coughing or sneezing? At least I now know how babies feel being restricted in a nappy…jeez it’s unpleasant… I…

Food Dairy 12/01/20

Good evening friends. What a strange day it has been, I could have sworn it was saturday, I was convinced of it, its was a bit disorentating, I even had to double check the calendar and date on a couple of devices, what a weird feeling it was, is this a sign of old age?…

Breakfast / Snack Pots.

Today i decided to brighten up my yogurt and fruit that I always have for breakfast, I wanted to make it a bit more ‘interesting’ and colourful and make it look much more exciting to eat. So i’ve spent a couple of hours in the kitchen playing around out of the 4 I made there…

Good Day. Diary and Macros

I got back in the kitchen for a little bit today, and prepped a small breakfast, lunch and dinner, still not upto eating big meals yet though, feeling very happy about that. Finally feeling a bit more normal today, still very congested though im not sure if nose is saying sniff or blow lol, temperature…

Keep Going.

Whatever journey you are on, keep going, as the quote says do not give up, just have a rest and then continue, remember you are capable of more than you think, look in the mirror and smile you are worth it xx Image from google

New exercise equipment has arrived…

Good morning peeps I hope you are well? What a yucky day it is out there, the wind and rain is just awful, I had planned on a small outing to the shop but think I will definitely give that a miss, the weather man says its in for the day, now I wonder if…

Happy Saturday

Good Morning peeps. Whether you are just rising or your day is ending believe in yourself, you are capable of more than you think. Image from Google

Diary Update 10/01/20

Good evening peeps how are you all today? I think the lurgy is starting to lift, my temp is down more than its up so i guess that’s a good thing eh, but ugh the coughing my chest is rattling as well as my ribs and side and tum killing every time i cough, and…

I’m Growing Real Feathers. lol.19/11/19. Diary

Good evening all you lovely peeps around the world. Goodness it was cold last night, after this blog i am going to plug in my electric blanket ready for nighs nighs time, I could see my breath when i went to bed last night, you could have mistaken me for an ice breathing dragon, with…

Mango Chutney Chicken Recipe.

Here is another chicken recipe for you to try, mine comes in at 382 calories, 32g Carbs, 5g fat, 47g Protein, To get your accurate calories you will need to weigh and count your own ingredients if not using my measurements. (I have made this one portion size to my needs). As Neil doesn’t need…

Afternoon Nap Confusion. Monday afternoon diary.

Good evening hope you’ve all had a nice day? Well the temperature didn’t rise despite the sunshine, even at 1pm some of the roofs were still glistening white, so we made the decision not to venture out today, thinking practically it would have been to exhausting and way to painful, I do feel a bit…

Hello Friday, oops a small weight gain..Weekly diary update.

Hi my wonderful peeps, hope you are all good. What a roller coaster of a week it’s been. Phew I’m glad it’s Friday. I’m back again!! Not sure how long for though, I’m starting to feel a tad better, palpitations are slowing down every now and again, but the pain seems to be more constant…

Exhausted Dot Com. Diary 06/11/19

Evening all, hope you’ve had a good day or have a good day if your about to begin your day. (That’s a bit of a tongue twister). Phew I am totally exhausted, it is just so tiring being this perfect ha ha 🤣 On a serious note tho i am exhausted, and in immense pain,…

Sticky Piggy Blankets with Vegetables

I Have kept the tradition of the pigs in blankets, I mean Christmas dinner isn’t dinner without pigs in blanket right? ✨ And boy they were amazing, bacon is one food i have kept away from on my journey so am really pleased its nearly christmas time lol,. These would work really well as a…

Vegetarian Garni.

These gorgeous parcels ( as told to me by my taste tester husband), were definitely a winner, I don’t like sweet potato but with the Mulled Wine sauce I really enjoyed them. They average out at, approx. 98 calories per garni. You do not need to stick to the weights I have used they are…

Christmas Party Platter. Low Calorie.

Are you watching your waistline this Christmas, but don’t want to be stood in the corner watching everyone else eating all the food while you just stand there drooling and salivating thinking one wont hurt then you hurl yourself at the buffet table and dive right in like a bull on heat ( that’s me)…

Sweet Healing Soup Recipe. Happy Halloween/Samhain Blessings.

Today i have created a soup which is perfect for celebrating halloween/ Samhain, it is perfect for those cold nights, to eat outside while enjoying the celebrations or snuggled up on the sofa, I will give you the recipe and also the health benefits of the soup, it is vegan friendly and naturally sweet, it…

Diary Update for 30/10/19

Good Morning peeps. It’s a cold white frosty morning today, so thought i would give you a little update on yesterday while sipping on my cadburys fudge highlights hot chocolate, today will be a kitchen day to keep warm lol. Yesterday was not a bad day, I made a large pot of black peas and…

29/10/19 food update diary.

Hello there, yesterday started off really good, then i was thrown out of keel, I began with my usual fruit and yogurt, then plans to make a couple of pans of veggie soup, Id prepped olivias and put it in the slow cooker for when she got home, then had a phone call saying the…

Recipe Christmas Meatloaf

A juicy meatloaf made with Lean Turkey Mince, Cranberry Sauce and Winter Spices. This is made with store cupboard ingredients, and is best made in the morning and refrigerated for a few hours to make the meatloaf more solid, enjoy all those lingering winter smells. Serves 4 Calories Per Serving 241 Fat Per Serving 3g…

Back in Control of the kitchen a good day. Diary 23/10/19

Well i’ve been back in control of the kitchen today, but tomorrow now that’s another story ha ha, we are having a new integrated oven, hob and extractor fan delivered tomorrow, I haven’t got a time frame yet, but hoping it’s in the morning as we are fitting it ourselves, im sure its just a…

Diary 22/10/19 Food and Peacocks!!!

Good evening all hope your doing good. Today has been an odd sort of day, im praying this HRT kicks in soon, emotions are all over the place, seriously this Mother Nature person really does need to do one, I know I go on about her but geez go away please. Managed to get out…

Good Day, Great Food.

It’s been a good day food wise, feeling a bit more in control than I have for a while, and I’m still within my calorie deficit. Yay. Breakfast/Lunch rolled into one, as we were busy and time just passed us by, so I had Yogurt, fruit, egg whites, cottage cheese, prawns and sweet chili sauce….

Quick update, lunch and feeling good.

All went well at the docs on Monday, im now back on the HRT after a 6 year break, Im a little wary about being back on due to family medical history and my liver problems, but my LFTs have been good for a while, Im no longer diabetic or even pre diabetic!!, my blood…

Sunday 13th October 2019. A good lazy day.

Today has been a good day, it’s Sunday so it means Sunday Dinner, I just did a roast chicken, veggies and mash, I really enjoyed it, Sundays are my days to enjoy my roasts I certainly will not be giving those up lol. Iv had quite a Lazy day just lounging around crocheting, conserving my…

Weight Gain….uh oh, birthday and decisions.

Good Morning peeps. Brrr its getting chilly now in the mornings, it really does feel as though winter is on its way, although this morning is not as cold as the pass 2 mornings, but defiantly time to put on those winter pj’s, I had my best sleep last night in ages only woke up…

Good Morning. 27/09/19

Good morning I awoke at 5.15am after just a few hours sleep, what is going on with that???. So far I have prepped Tonight’s tea/dinner, I’m calling this one cheese and tomato chicken, served with roasted vegetables and sea weed kale, I’m in love with the seaweed kale, and it only takes about 3mins to…

Diary 24/25th September, why I watermark my photos.

Good evening Peeps. Hope your all good. Yesterday was a good day, ate well and kept within my calorie deficit, brekki was my usual yogurt and fruit, then it went wrong, I popped a couple of chicken breasts on to cook and totally forgot about them, they were rather burnt and very dry, so I…

Hormonal Emotional Wreck. Stress Relief.

*warning* contains talk of blood loss. Good morning peeps. I know iv said it many times before but thought I should just remind you, I really hate Mother Nature… Ahh I could just scream, seriously why is she visiting me so often, she is so unwelcome. My emotions are all over the place its ridiculous,…

A very productive day, excersise and food wise.

Good evening Peeps. To say I am feeling proud of myself is an understatement, I did my best walk ever, I wanted to reach the railway station but it was always around the next corner… Ha ha… Upped my pace every few minutes made sure that my heart rate was up, I must have looked…

14/09/19. Good Morning, Easy excersise. Plans for the day.

Hello peeps, hope your all good. The weather is certainly looking better out there today, I see a touch of blue sky, whispy white clouds and a good breeze perfect for drying clothes, I think I will have to go and look for some dirty washing, I’m not sure why but seeing washing hanging and…

13th September, Lucky for me… Healthy Eating Back on Track…

Today has been a really good day, certainly getting stronger each day, I managed a small workout and also a walk today, I am feeling stronger each day, just need tummy pain to go away now, but I have fought my way through it. Breakfast was great I could actually taste the yogurt, my taste…

12th September 2019.. No diet restrictions, Cheat Day

Yesterday I had my visit with the NP, she did the usual, blood pressure, pulse, urine all was OK for me, so it’s all going well until she asks me to climb on the bed… Geez is everyone 7ft tall, with a belly about to pop and my boobs shoved up to my face I…

5/09/19 good morning, the problem with clothes and big boobies

Good morning peeps, i had a better night’s sleep last night, only woke up the once i think, but would love to have stayed in bed past 6.15am…. The sky looks a bit better today than yesterday, lots of clouds but at least there white instead of that dreaded grey colour, i can see a…

Weight Loss progress pictures

I thought it was about time i uploaded some progress pics ( i know i said next week ), but i’m quite nervous about showing off my self, and while i thought i could do it, it was time to get at it, ( also i only have a couple of before pics so not…

What i eat in a typical day.

Hi Peeps today i thought i would share with you what i typically eat in a day, i’m not one for food prepping days in advance as i tend to change my mind quite a bit, but also there are days when i do not physically have the energy to do anything let alone cook…

Recap on aides to help you on your weightloss journey.

Are you doing a calorie controlled diet?, do you need to weigh and measure everything? Here i would like to show you some of the items that i have found invaluable in helping me to keep track of what i am eating. Firstly download the free My Fitness Pal app to your phone, it will…

My Ultimate Fish Platter and the Huge Mistake I made.

I wanted to create a special occasion fish platter, I absolutely adore seafood, I have made one previously which was just under 500 calories, but this one I wanted it to taste extra special with a few goodies in it, you know the type to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, or to just say thank…

What a week… Rain Tears and New Recipes..

This week has been full of ups and downs, some funny and some that have really rattled my cage ( though looking back now they were really really minor ), isn’t it crazy that when we calm down and look back were just like why did that little incident send me into a crazy, shreeking,…

I’m back…

Well it’s been quite a few weeks since I was last on here, but I’m back for a while (keep fingers crossed). The last couple of months have been bloody hard work, not being able to do much, not being able to spend time in the kitchen, not being able to create new foods let…

Progress Pics Weeks 8-10

I was starting to feel a bit disheartened this week as the scales were barley moving, but yet i could feel my clothes getting looser, being a larger than life lady, my staple wardrobe items consist of pyjamas leggings and tee shirts, you know the practical comfy options!!!. Time to dig out the sensible clothes,…

New Week New Beginning

What a lovely day it has been today, the sun put in an appearance a bit different to Saturday where we played dodge the rain drops and hail stones. On Saturday it wasn’t supposed to rain till the afternoon so early morning we thought we would have a toddle to the supermarket via the river…

Monday Motivation

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you all have a great week, for those of you wanting to begin a lifestyle change Do it Today why put it off till tomorrow? Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall…. Your lifestyle is your choice only you can make the…

Chicken and Strawberry Bake Recipe.

I wanted to create something to combine fruit, vegetables and meat, my strawberries where dying off and needed using, also to hide the taste of the egg plant and courgette as i’m not to keen on them. The meal turned out to be very filling and with the perfect balance of savory v’s sweet. Please…

I’m in the bath at home, yes blogging from my bath, I’m in the bloody bath, I can not remember when I last had a bath!!! (I do shower), the only baths I have are in my yearly visit to the big bath otherwise known as the Ionian sea… The warm water really helps to…

Progress Pics, being brave.

Although i’m on week 8 this is my progress picture from week 7. I started at 124kg on 27/02/19. On 24/04/19 I weighed in at 112.6kg Down 11.8kg / 26lbs

Good Morning, Grandkids, Depression, Happiness, Sadness and Cancer.

Happy Friday everyone, it’s seems that the depression i have been feeling over the last couple of weeks is beginning to lift. I have definitely been to hard on myself, I couldn’t get excited when my nurse weighed me on Wednesday even though I have lost a massive 26lbs/11.8kgs..since I began my journey.  I felt…

New Blog Site.

Just a quick note, to say this is a new blog site, after fighting with the old one it was just easier to create a new one. There is a lot to be done to the page, it is looking as though my import from my old site has not brought the photographs with it,…

Easter Food. Junk Food or a Guilty Pleasure?

The Easter weekend is now over, Phew.. not something I used to say though, Easter would continue over the next few weeks with lots of creamy chocolate eggs to eat whenever I liked and soft moist cakes decorated with mini chocolate eggs, sugar flowers and chicks oh so yummy and gooey, that lovely leg of…