Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Day 136

Weight 7.30 am 96.5 kg - Bling rescued.

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:- cold roast beef salad,
Snack 2; cappuccino and cake with cream. I felt sick afterwards and I don't know why. I think it was the coffee.
Snack; buttered raspberry bun .... big oopsie.

Dinner: mince beef bolognaise without the pasta, and veggies
Snack; WW jelly/jello and plain yoghurt *no*

Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 2
black, unsweetened coffee x 2
cappuccino x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *0*

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Day 135

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg - NC

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:- Frittata, 1 kiwifruit
Snack 2; 6 almonds, 2 brazil nuts, 1 dreied apricot

Dinner: roast beef and veggies
Snack; nuts and apricot, 1 smallish gingernut

Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *0*

Monday, June 28, 2010

Day 134 MAKING TODAY A GOOD ONE

I decided to keep my bling because the scales read minusculely under the 97 kg line.

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:- Frittata with salad
Snack 2; 6 almond, 1 dried apricot, 2 brazil nuts

Dinner: pork sir-fry with cauliflower and other veggies
Snack; nuts and apricot

Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Day 133. MAKING TODAY A GOOD ONE

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg Making today a good one so I don't lose my bling

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:- No lunch!!!!!!
Snack 2; 6 almond, 1 dried apricot, 2 brazil nuts

Dinner: frittata, (pumpkin, onion, bacon, celery, tomato, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, bread milk, seasoned with cajun seasoning, pepper and little salt.
Snack; frittata.
nuts and apricots
WW jelly with plain Greek yoghurt


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *1*

Day 132

Weight 7.30 am 98 kg 1 kg rid of

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:- egg, cottage cheese, onion and pumpkin sort of frittata
Snack 2; nuts and apricots

Dinner: remainder of frittata, rice crackers
Snack; nuts and apricots


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *1*

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Day 131

The last few days have not been good. I deliberately rebelled against 'not eating baked goods,' ie going gluten free.

Weight 7.30 am 99 kg I really should remove my last bling but it can stay until Monday then I'll see.

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:-
Snack 2;

Dinner:
Snack;


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 1
black, unsweetened coffee x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *
5 minutes cross-trainer *

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *1*

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Day 128

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg NC

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Berry protein Smoothie

Lunch:- 4 slices of bread, butter, pumpkin, mustard relish, raspberry jam
Snack 2; double serve rice creackers

Dinner: Beef casserole
Snack; almonds, brazil nut and dried apricots


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *1*

Monday, June 21, 2010

Day -127

TWJ had to be at Drs. rooms early for fasting bloods and we had nothing special on after that so went driving and visiting. Breakfast at Cogill Cafe, Whitianga, lunch feasting on food from a bakery beside the beach at Whangamata, afternoon tea with friends and home to scratch.

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg NC

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- Cafe - Cappuccino and cheese scone with butter

Lunch:- small crusty thin bread roll with moroccan lamb filling, cake and non-diet coke.
Snack 2; 2 cheese crackers and apple slice

Dinner:- 4 slices toast, butter, cheese, raspberry jam, cake and half large muffin
Snack; *no*


Drinking:- Water x 2
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 2
black, unsweetened coffee x 1
cappuccino with 1 tsp sugar
normal coke

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *yes* walked on Whangamata beach
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

Walks this week x *1*

Day 126

Weight 7.30 am 97.5 kg. add another 0.05 kg gain.

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- tuna, cucumber, lettuce, celery and onion salad. coffee. 1 mandarin
Snack 2; 1 apricot, 1 brazil nut, 6 almonds

Dinner:- 2 sausages, 1 slice bread . 1 persimmon
Snack;


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into April 2009.

I have walked a 4 times this week.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Day 125

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg. 0.05 kg bump up which is not surprising after last night

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- 1 egg, 1 chicken sausage, small piece of parmesan grated, pumpkin, onion, celery and tomato ... sort of frittata.
Snack 2; 1 apricot, 1 brazil nut, 6 almonds

Dinner:- meat pie and baked pumpkin
Snack;


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 4 or 5
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *?*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *yes*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into March 2009.

Day 124

Weight 7.30 am no weigh in. At Mum's

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*
Snack 1; 1 HB egg

Lunch:- 2 HB eggs, asparagus roll, tuna sandwich, (a little one)
Snack 2; 1 apricot, 1 brazil nut, 6 almonds

Dinner:- beef caserole with potato, carrot and (frozen) mixed veggies. Ate too much again.
Snack; non-stop eating for a while until uncomfortable. Asparagus rolls, 4 slices of bread, cream cheese, raspberry jam.


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 5
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *yes*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *yes* very slow. Sore back after helping Mum up off floor.
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into March 2009.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Day 123

Weight 7.30 am 96.5 kg - same

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- HB egg
Snack 2; 1 apricot, 1 brazil nut, 6 almonds

Dinner:- tuna salad
Snack; WW jelly/jello with plain yoghurt


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 1
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *
5 minutes cross-trainer *

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into March 2009.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Day 122

Weight 7.30 am 96.5 kg - another 0.5 down and this qualifies me for another Bling. I've lost 20 pounds since January 15th.

Dietry Ketosis *yes* This amazed me and I do feel great.

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- pumpkin soup, cheese, kiwifruit at Mum's
Snack 2; 1 apricot, 1 brazil nut, 6 almonds

Dinner:- TWJ cooking my dinner 2 low fat low carb chicken sausages, carrot, broccoli and pumpkin. Was very full ate too many veggies.
Snack; WW jelly/jello with plain yoghurt


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *yes* very slow. Sore back after helping Mum up off floor.
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into March 2009.

Tired so not as much reading as usual.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Day 121 - MY 71ST BIRTHDAY

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg - same

Dietry Ketosis *yes*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- Restaurant lunch - bacon and brie sandwich, chocolate and Baily's mousse, cappuccino with 1 sugar, glass white wine. I ate half my fries, half the bread and half the dessert.
Snack 2; 6 almonds

Dinner:- Not interested!!!! Maybe not the healthiest action but I ate nothing more after the late afternoon almond snack.
Snack; 1/2 dried apricot, 1 brazil nut, 6 almonds *no*


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 2
black, unsweetened coffee x 1
cappuccino with 1 tsp sugar
glass pinot noir x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *yes* over 30 minutes
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into March 2009.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Day 120

Satturday I broke my walking drought. I missed yesterday but today I will continue.

Weight 7.30 am 97 kg - another0.5 kg gone making 2 kg this week and I didn't make HARD work of it.

Dietry Ketosis *no*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *no* I got lost in Blogland so this was consumed about mid-day

Lunch:- late afternoon - 2 eggs in small mount of butter with pumpkin and cheese ... lazy Anne's frittata.
Snack 2; 1 Oopsie roll *no*

Dinner:- WW jelly/jello with plain yoghurt, Hardly the best choice but all I felt like.
Snack; WW jelly/jello with plain yoghurt,


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 2
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm into March 2009.

Not a stellar day but it won't do any harm.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Day 119

Yesterday I broke my walking drought. Today I will continue.

Weight 7.30 am 97.5 kg - same, I expected to be able to record another loss but I know my feet swelled badly yesterday and still feel puffy this morning.

Dietry Ketosis *don't know* I should be close and although this is a day at Mum's I'm going to give it a good shot. This has been a good week and I think I can make it better.

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- pumpkin soup, that was it. A large bowl of veggies turned into creamy thick soup. slice of cheese
Snack 2; 1 dried apricot, 6 almonds, 1 brazil nut.

Dinner:- 1 boiled egg. 1 dried apricot, 6 almonds, 1 brazil nut.
Snack; WW jelly/jello with plain yoghurt,


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 5
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *yes*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm up to March 2009.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Day 118

Somewhere I've lost a day. I think I deleted one when I was up-dating but I have been recording everyday. Maybe I just lost count. I don't bother recording measurements because I rarely measure. I seem to be able to trust myself with portion sizes. I suppose I might lose a little faster if I did weigh and measure everything but where's the fun. It eventually has me stressed and agitated so don't change what's working.

Weight 7.30 am 97.5 kg - same

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- pumpkin soup, that was it. A large bowl of veggies turned into creamy thick soup.
Snack 2; 1 dried apricot, 6 almonds, 1 brazil nut.

Dinner:- lite tuna, lettuce and cucumber. 2 slices of cheese.
Snack; WW jelly/jello with plain yoghurt, Thank-goodness this was in the fridge when I began prowling. It hit the spot. 4 more almonds.


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 5
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *yes*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *yes* with lots of stopping to gaze around and take photos. I have broken my walking drought
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs I follow especially Sean Anderson's from the start I'm up to March 2009.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Day 117

Weight 7.30 am 97.5 kg - same

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- pumpkin soup with parmesan cheese, fresh apple.
Snack 2; 1 dried apricot, 6 almonds, 1 brazil nut.

Dinner:- small piece of crumbed fish sprinkled with parmesan, carrot & parsnip mash, green beans.
Snack; slice of cold roast pork.


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 5
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *yes*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Day 116

Weight 7.30 am 97.5 kg - Going down continues.

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- tuna and lettuce, 2 mandarins
Snack 2; 1/2 dried apricot, 4 almonds, 1 brazil nut.

Dinner:- pizza, 1 kiwifruit, 1 mandarin
Snack;


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 1 + Forgot to update while I could remember
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blog

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Day 115

Weight 7.30 am 98 kg - Going down continues. I haven't seen this number for a very long time, more than 2 1/2 years

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- tuna and lettuce
Snack 2; 1/2 dried apricot, 4 almonds, 1 brazil nut. Broccoli pieces.

Dinner:- steak and kidney casserole with beans, maybe, left overs need to be eaten.
Snack;


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 4
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blog

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Day 114

Weight 7.30 am 98.5 kg - Going down again.

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- tuna and lettuce
Snack 2; slice cheese, about 10 rice crackers


Dinner:- steak and kidney casserole with broccoli
Snack; 1/2 dried apricot, 4 almonds, 1 brazil nut.


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc 4
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *almost*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blog

Monday, June 7, 2010

Day 113

Weight 7.30 am 99kg - I've been stuck around this weight for weeks.

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie *yes*

Lunch:- HB egg, lettuce, 2 mandarins
Snack 2;*no* and I got really hungry but I didn't grab the bread or anything else.


Dinner:- pork with small serve of mashed potato, carrot and baby peas.
Snack; 1/2 dried apricot, 4 almonds, 1 brazil nut.


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc x 3maybe 4
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *nearly there*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Day 112

Weight 7.30 am 99kg

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie .... not before 9 am. I didn't sleep well so was late getting up.

Lunch:- cold pork, pumpkin, 2 mandarins
Snack 2; 2 slice cheese, 8 rice crackers


Dinner:- pork and mixed veggies, WW jelly/jello, sweet yoghurt
Snack; 1/2 dried apricot, 4 almonds, 1 brazil nut.


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc x maybe 3
black, unsweetened coffee x 1

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Day 111

Weight 7.30 am 99kg

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie
Nestle cappuccino sachet with 2 tsp sugar

Snack 1; Nestle cappuccino sachet with 2 tsp sugar

Lunch:- 2 HB eggs, celery salad, 2 mandarins
Snack 2; 1 slice cheese


Dinner:- roast pork, veggies.
Snack; 1/4 cup sweet yoghurt and WW jelly/jello

handful of almonds


Drinking:- Water x 1
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc x 1
black, unsweetened coffee x 0
Nestle cappuccino sachet with 2 tsp sugar x 2

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs

Friday, June 4, 2010

Day 110

For the first time in more than 3 months I failed to track and record. I seem to have lost several days this last week. Let them stay lost and I can move on.

Weight 7.30 am 99kg

This is a gain on my pre-Rotorua weight but 1 kg less than yesterday o I am getting back on track. I'm just brassed off over losing the plot over those few days but I don't think I was aware how stressed out I had become.

Dietry Ketosis *don't know*

Breakfast:- before 9 am Smoothie
Nestle cappuccino sachet with 2 tsp sugar

Snack 1; Nestle cappuccino sachet with 2 tsp sugar

Lunch:- 2 HB eggs, celery salad
Snack 2; slice cheese, 2 mandarins.
Varoius crackers and biscuits.

Dinner:- crumbed pork schnitzel 5.30 pm at Mum's
Later at home; 2 slices of toast bread, butter raspberry jam and cheese
Snack; 1/4 cup sweet yoghurt and WW jelly/jello. 6 almonds.


Drinking:- Water x 0
Strawberry and Mango Tea, etc x 1
black, unsweetened coffee x 1
Nestle cappuccino sachet with 2 tsp sugar

Daily Goal:- 1.5 lt. or 5 - 6 large cups *no*

Exercise:- 30 minutes walk *no*
5 minutes cross-trainer *no*

Reading:- Blogs

My afternoon and evening became an almost constant stream of snacking on bits and pieces.