• clothes,  nsv,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >My new lucky number

    >I’m down three quarters of a pound this week.  Which is definitely better than nothing.  Considering I went out to eat at Prezzo last Wednesday and then went to Frankie and Benny’s on Thursday it’s actually pretty good. I really can’t think of much else to say this week.  I did buy some new clothes this morning.  I do have to take one of the pairs of trousers back as they are a lot too small but I’d wondered that when I bought them partially because they were only £5 and also a different style to my normal.  A second pair (pinky cords) did up but was too tight.  I’m…

  • scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >The Quickest of Updates

    >Lovely lazy morning and a relatively lazy afternoon.  BUT every time I’ve tried to get online and get stuff done I’ve been interrupted (God knows how much worse it would be if I didn’t live alone!). So this will be super quick as I’m being picked up for sailing in about five minutes. I’m down 1lb this week!  Total weightloss is now 21 and a half lbs.  I’m really really pleased.  Particularly given how much I’ve been out and about and eating “on the go” foods.  I have been making healthier choices and doing my best but as much as I had hoped to still lose weight I did think…

  • scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >Down 2

    >This is liable to be relatively quick, I’m going out around 11 and I want to get my gear for sailing sorted before I go so I don’t have to do it when I get back (likely to be flying in and back out again). I did manage to exercise everyday this week apart from yesterday. And I really pushed the water.  When mum and I were out at a show on Saturday night I just drank water, I didn’t have any wine or J2O or anything else despite wanting it and I resisted asking Mum to get me a snack when she went to get herself one!!  Plus, when…

  • honesty,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss,  wii

    >Slipping a bit.

    >This week I am up two pounds.  Which is a little disappointing although I’m not really surprised either.  This past week probably hasn’t been the best it could have been in terms of healthier eating etc but it wasn’t horrific either and I’m still not drinking Coke or eating Chocolate so that’s definitely something.  To be honest I was probably due for a bit of a blip around this time because I’ve been doing what I’ve been doing for 11+ weeks now and I probably need to shake things up now.  In a way I’m surprised I haven’t plateaued a bit before now. Plans for this week are to really…

  • scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >Hindsight is always 20 – 20

    > Image description: Badge which says Healthy You Challenge 20 pounds gone! It has a star in the background with the text over it and underneath is a red stripe with scalejunkie.com written on it in white. Colours used: red, brown, light blue. Down 3lb from last Tuesday which means I have now lost a total of 20lbs since 22nd February this year!!  I’m so pleased!!  If I’d known how good this would feel I probably would have gotten started sooner.  But I’m not beating myself up because I know that a lot of this is happening and happening so easily because I’m doing it at the right time and…

  • scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >Woop Woop!!

    >I’m up half a pound this week.  I’m not 100% convinced it’s real weight gain but I’m fine with it either way.  I completely forgot to weigh first thing this morning which means that I’d had a big glass of squash by the time I did.  Plus usually I weigh when I’m dressed which I did this week as well but last week I weighed naked before I got in the shower. What else?  I continue to be off Coke and Chocolate – Saturday will be ten whole weeks without either.  I am indifferent about whether or not (or when) I will go back to having them very occasionally.  I’m…

  • 101 in 1001,  nsv,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >101 in 100 – Item 48…

    > Get better control of emotional/bored eating …has been completed! This one is maybe a little bit iffy.  But I had a terrible week last week.  And I still managed to avoid all chocolate and coke and didn’t binge on anything else either.  So I feel I can tick it off although I must admit to being a little concerned that once I start allowing myself occasional chocolate and coke again I might slip back into old habits. Wednesday, I got some malware on my computer and it went really screwy.  I sorted it out but it took until I e-mailed my cousin for me to get it 100% better.…

  • nsv,  sailing,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >Four months update

    >I was just sat here wondering what to title this entry when I realised that today is exactly 4 months since I started losing weight this time.  The fact that I’ve stuck at this for four months and made real progress is amazing.  I think the last time I managed something like this was 2002/2003. I’m up 1 and about a quarter pounds this week.  As I wrote last week however, I’d eaten very little for a few days before that weigh in as I’d been ill (nothing on one day as the 1 thing I ate didn’t stay down).  This week I’ve been eating normally And I have my…

  • antibiotics,  meds,  sailing,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  UTI,  weight loss,  wheelchair

    >The Return of those Three Little Letters I Love To Hate…. U-T-I

    >Alternate title: they said I had a UTI and how I wish that were true. I’ve been a pretty poorly cripple.  This is copied from an e-mail I sent to a friend yesterday. Basically went to bed Thurs with bad back pain but didn’t think too much of it as I get that. Woke up middle of the night with my sides and tummy and back all really badly sore and feeling sick. Couldn’t lie down coz of pain. Went to docs who said gall bladder attack mostly but also UTI gave me antibiotics and anti-sickness stuff but spent the rest of the day throwing up despite them and my…

  • goals,  nsv,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss

    >One Stone Goal – Done!

    > Down another 2 and a half pounds today.  Total weight loss is now 1 stone and half a pound!  I’m so pleased.  I’m now 17st 12 & 7/8lb.  I did see 19st 1 at one point at the beginning of the year but my official starting weight was 18st 13&1/2 lb – I didn’t have my scales for several weeks in between the two.  My mum commented today that I am so far from 20 stone now.  Apparently at the beginning of the year she was really worried that if I kept going the way I was I’d be ending this year weighing over 20st. And because I am…