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…

A tiring but productive day. 01/02/21

Hello everyone, Kalo Mina, welcome to the new month and the beginning of a brand new week. Today has got off to a really good start, I actually managed to get back to sleep this morning, and awoke just after 9am which is pretty good for me. I split my workout into 2 sections, as…

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…

The end of another week.. 24/01/21

Hello you, is that you looking at me? why don’t you click on and let me know what you think of my blog post? Good evening everyone, I hope this finds you as well as well can be. Phew what a week it’s been, and goodness Sunday night again, we are now upon our last…

Daily Food Diary 23/01/21

Hello you, yes You!, come on in I dont bit, well I don’t think I bite, im guessing time will tell…..lol… Good evening everyone wherever you are in this big wide world, how are you all. I’m a bit late tonight, I went back to sleep this afternoon and awoke at almost 7pm, I did…

Workout stats and a little Motivation for you….

Come on in don’t be shy, I don’t bite, well umm I don’t think I do. Good afternoon everyone. I was surprised at the amount of workout I managed this morning, it was rather painful, and im not totally over this bug thing, but I continued till I physically couldn’t do anymore, but im very…

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…

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…

Weight Loss Positivity

Trying to lose weight is not as easy as it was to gain weight. But if you make a mistake, don’t worry you can correct it later on.

How I See Myself. I Need To…

How people see me, and how I really look How I see me when I don’t look in a mirror… I need to own up to reality… I need to take back control of my food… I need to believe in myself… Images from Google.

I’ll Never Run Again but I Can Cycle into Outer Space

Good morning peeps. After a rough night i’ve built up the motivation to get on the exercise bike, I did say I would try again today, although I’m puffing and panting I’m going to keep going on for as long as I can. At 6.30am I threw the washing down the stairs by the time…

Exhausted but feeling accomplished, diary entry 05/04/2020

Hello everyone, hope your all as well aswell can be. Its seems as though I had a really good night’s sleep last night, but not so much for neil as apparently I was snoring a lot ooopppsss, sorry. It took quite a bit to get out of bed, boy was I stiff and sore, ouch,…

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 Diary 13/01/20

Hi Peeps how are we this evening? brr it’s cold, although that could have something to do with the ice-cream I have just eaten lol. Any how here is today’s food diary, again I can not give you an accurate calorie count on the fruit pot, so here is my estimate. Breakfast: Fruit and Yogurt…

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?…

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

Lessons learnt?. Motivation, Welcome 2020.

Good morning peeps. Well that’s another year over, I won’t say I’m glad to see its over, because for me 2019 has been full of lessons for myself, and I will not draw this post out into a marathon lol. What a journey this past year has been full of joys and woes,. I have…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Choices

Only you and you alone can make the decision to change your life, that choice is yours and yours alone. Read the quote and say it over and over again for how ever long it takes you to to believe in yourself. Take control now and be true to yourself… not to others to yourself…

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…

Me and my Veggies.

How good do these veggies in the picture look?. How many of you are going Yuk?.., just as i once did. Now i’v never been one who likes to eat all her vegetables, that was until i discovered the fresh straight from the earth to your basket kind, the difference in the size and the…

Week 5-6 what a nightmare..

Week 5-6 was bloody hard work, the last week was a nightmare, it was very hard to get through, but iv made it just, thoughts of negativity and can’t do this, moods swings and a general feeling of malaise. Where did it go wrong? I woke up Sunday morning feeling so ill and the room…

Portion Distortion (Mind Games?)

What is¬†Portion Distortion? You will read lots of things on the internet about portion control, so this is just a quick note on what it means to me. One of the things i have learnt about while embarking on my lifestyle journey was my portion size, gosh it was huge, i just had to fill…

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…

Happy Sunday.

Feeling really good right now, I’m down to 114.1kg which is really good as i was 124.4kg when i started my lifestyle change just over 6 weeks ago. Also happy as this Sunday i have managed to make a roast chicken Sunday dinner for less than 400 Calories!!! yep feeling mighty happy about that, especially…

Aides to help you begin your lifestyle journey.

This i would say is the hardest and most time consuming part of beginning your lifestyle change, Having to weigh and calculate your food and inputting data. ( don’t worry there is an app that will do your calculations for you) – (see below). Learning about portion control in my opinion is a must, please…

Fruity Salad.. Summer in a Bowl!!!(free recipe)

Serves 1. Calories 74. Carbs 14.5 grams. Fat 0.1 grams. Protein 3.4 grams. What is nicer than lounging on a garden chair with a good book and a bowl of summer delight, with the warm sun gently on your skin. This colourful bowl is brimming with sweetness and juicy fruit and can be whipped up…

Where do I start?

CONGRATULATIONS On deciding to change your lifestyle, and looking forward to a NEW YOU with so many health benefits. All lifestyle plans can come with some side effects, so please read the list below: POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS: Weight-loss. More Energy. More self Loving of Yourself. Lower Blood Pressure. Reversal of Type II Diabetes or better Management….

Greek style gyros low cal low fat

Tonight’s tea was a winner, I have worked out how to make a low cal low fat gyros plate, with less than half the calories of a standard gyros wrap. We absolutely love Greek food, can not get enough of it, but for someone who’s now loosing weight a few thing have had to be…

4 Weeks In.. oh yeah.

So i was off to check in with my nurse today, Oh My God i was shaking with nerves had i done enough to put me on the right track had i at least lost a couple of lbs, the dietitian had set me a target weight of 118kg to be reached in 3 months….