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…

Weight Loss. Goodmorning.

Good morning from a very wet and miserable day in the UK. Im feeling rather positive this morning as iv now lost 6kg, that’s almost a stone in weight, and im very proud of myself for doing it again!. It has given me a little boost to go and do another workout this morning while…

Workout stats 13/01/21

Today’s workout for me was very good a good dollop of sweat was thrown at me, I know when some of you look at them, you with think is that all!?, for me it was amazing I even knocked up a difficulty level and boy did I feel it. The problem I have with the…

Transformation Tuesday!? A good workout.

Good afternoon friends. Im feeling pretty chuffed with myself (chuffed not a word iv used since high school lol ), I wanted to do a work out today, although my mind didn’t, I made myself get up and boy did I enjoy myself, I could have continued but that would have been stupid I was…

A goodish but mentally exhausting long day 4/01/21

Good evening everyone around the world, I hope you are all as well as can be. It’s been a rather long day, firstly plans to get up and do a work out were thwarted, I had transferred some funds from one account into another within the same bank, but they were not showing up, my…

Check in chat 29/11/2020. Good food choices.

Good evening my wonderful peeps. How has your day been? I’m now on day 4 of getting back on it and so far so good, Iv only had cravings for sweet things today which is good, but for my supper I have stewed some rhubarb and strawberries and im going to have them with some…

Tuesday Morning Quote

Good morning peeps I hope this finds you well rested and if not i pray you find the strength to carry on through the day xoxo

Diary 19/01/20 It’s been a good day.

Good evening my wonderful peeps, I hope this finds you all well? if not I hope you are soon well x What a glorious but cold day it has been, everywhere was white with jack frost…also I have seen some amazing sky photographs today, it truly was a beautiful sunrise and sunset, Iv include another…

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…

Monday Motivation

Good morning peeps I hope you had a restful night, for those who didn’t I pray your day will get better x

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…

Fruity Chicken Bake.

This recipe is very similar to my strawberry chicken bake, i have been playing around with fruit and meat to see what i can come up with, some work, some don’t, although the concept is similar the taste is different. Calories: 312 Carbs: 19.8g Fat: 6.1g Protein: 44.5g 40g Egg Plant 40g Courgette 30g Fresh…

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,…

Week 8-10

Happy weekend everyone, well where has the week gone? It has just flown in. It’s a lovely Sunday morning, so thought I would take my coffee into the garden and write to you lovely people out here, just pray the seagulls don’t poop on my head, though I do believe it’s suppose to be good…

Baked Basa Fillet Dinner Meal

177 Calories 11.9 g Carbs 2.7 g Fat 22.3 g Protein 110 gr Basa Fillet 40 gr Carrots 20 gr Egg Plant 20 gr Courgette 20 gr Green Beans 20 gr Sugar Snap Peas 65 gr Cauliflower 60 gr Chestnut Mushrooms 1.2 oz Sweet Onion 40 gr Spinach 6 Sprays Fry Light Coconut Oil Seasoning….

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…

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…

Baked Fruit. (Serves 1)

165. Calories. 31.2 g Carbs. 0.4 g Fat. 6.5 g Protein. Half a firm Pear. Half a Plum. Juice from half an Orange. Mixed Spices. 50 g of Total 0% Greek Yogurt. 10 g of Runny Honey. Half a teaspoon of Vanilla Extract. Arrange the fruit in an oven/hob proof dish and sprinkle over mixed…

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,…

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…

Hello…

Hello and Thank you for taking the time to stop by. Please join me on my weigh-loss journey and to leading a healthier lifestyle. Here i will share my ups and downs and be as honest as possible ( I’m thinking some words may not be allowed… lol). I will also share some of my…

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…