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…

Weight Loss. R.I.P. Captain Sir Tom Moore.

Good evening world, how are you all? Boy im shattered, yesterday tired me out, so I only did a small workout which I found quite difficult, I only did 24 mins and 1 second, now then, that 1 second counts haha, I really had to force myself into it, and consequently Iv spent the rest…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Good Morning from beside the pool..

Good morning, Kalimera, I hope everyone is as good as good can be. I’m now on day 6 of my holiday it is going way to fast. Today I have come down to remezzos beach bar, we have been coming here for many years and today is the owner Despinas birthday, so nowhere else I…

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…

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.

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,…

Food Diary update 31/03/2020

Good evening all how has your day been? what are you doing to keep the boredom at bay during this lockdown? I’m pleased to say that today has also been a good positive day, lets hope im on the up for a bit. Down to the nitty gritty.. Breakfast was my usual of fruit, honey…

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,…

Pork Apple & Mozzarella Burgers Recipe.

Makes 10 Burgers/Meatballs @ 65 Calories each. These burgers are super easy to make and can be frozen (see notes) to store in the freezer for a quick and easy meal. 400 g Lean Pork Mince 5% Fat 15g Chopped Spring Onions 55g Finely chopped Mushrooms 60 g Light Mozzarella. 60g Apple Grated (approx ½…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….