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Weight Re-gain & When the Scales are NOT your Friend

Weight Re-gain & When the Scales are NOT your Friend

This is a post that has sat in my Drafts folder for quite some time now.  I’ve added to it and then edited those additions.  But at the end of the day there are a few things I want to get off my chest about […]

Cranberry, Cashew and Pistachio Chocolate Hearts

Cranberry, Cashew and Pistachio Chocolate Hearts

I don’t have a particularly sweet tooth, savoury is by far my favourite taste, but this lovely wee morsels have a slightly salty sweet bitter taste and are the perfect bite size treat.  I’ve added the nutritional information at the bottom of the recipe as […]

2017 is My Year of Intent, Adventure and Priorities

2017 is My Year of Intent, Adventure and Priorities

I’ve recently used the last page in my Food & Exercise journal – and I was a wee bit sad about that!  I’ve been using that journal since my surgery and although I haven’t written in every day, there is at least one entry per […]

Currently – December

It feels like so much happened in December – and I can say this for sure as its bloody April and I’m looking back over the 1000+ photos I still have in my camera roll wondering where the fuck to start!! I went to Wellington […]

Protein Pancakes

Protein Pancakes

I’m not really one for a sweet breakfast but every now and then, when the kids are over … oh who the hell am I kidding – sometimes I want pancakes and fruit. Print Protein Pancakes Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Five

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Five

And that’s a wrap – Day Five of the 5 Day Pouch Test is done and dusted.  I’ll do my day’s summary and then we are going to have a wee chat about what I thought and what I think anyone considering doing the 5DPT […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Four

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Four

Good morning Tuesday!!!  I was down another 700 grams on the scales this morning (yes, I do weigh myself every morning) and this morning I had to submit my final weigh in to be verified as a winner for Aubrey’s Diet Bet as I had […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Three

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Three

Its Monday, no not Moan-day, but Monday.  First things first, I’m down another 300 grams.  Yay! I’m feeling really really good today (yes I have had my morning Nespresso) so its off to work with me!  I’ll write my consumption list for the day as […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Two

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Two

The first thing I do every morning is weigh myself. No that’s not right, I pee and THEN I weigh myself. Down 500 grams from yesterday morning. Okay, that’s pretty cool. It’s Sunday and whilst the plan for today was to go for a walk/run […]