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…

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…

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…

Ringfit Adventure eekkk.

Hello peeps, how are you all?, I hope your having a good weekend. Yesterday I ordered the Nintendo switch ring fit adventure, I thought it was about time I updated from the Wii fit, and boy I’m going to enjoy it. I quite enjoy playing platform games so this one is right up my street….

Monday morning pool, sunbathing and snorkling.

Hello everybody hope you are all as good as good can be. Its another glorious day here on the island of Zakynthos. I began the day with a coffee and orange juice on my balcony before heading down to remezzos beach bar for breakfast, I had a slice of toast and jam, 2 sausages,  2…

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.

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,…

Good Afternoon

I hope your day is going well and for those of you whom have began a new venture today your halfway through your 1st day, you can do it, you are great, you’ve got this, and then you can settle down later with a great feeling of accomplishment.

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,…

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

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…

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…

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….