So I've spent this afternoon with my gym bunnies mainly to say bon voyage to a lovely lady called Sue who is off to pastures new. We sat and laughed (and cried) but all in all we've sat and supported each other. Just a lovely reminder of one of the reasons I love my gym. Yes its a place to work out but most importantly its a place I can always go and be with like minded people who accept each other for who they are - my lovely gym family. This has topped off yesterdays visit to a spa (first time ever) with my daughter and a night out to see a band with the Husband. Hope everyone's weekend has been as lovely as mine. See you all later - lighter and brighter
Good morning missionettes. Great start to the day with a nice bacon and egg sandwich on 2 pieces of wholemeal bread which is my heb. I'm now off for my first ever spa day! Always wanted to go on one but never had the opportunity but thanks to my lovely daughter we're off to be pampered on a Mummy & Daughter day. I'm driving so there will be no bubbles apart from the ones in the whirlpool and my sparkling water lol but that's fine for me. I've even dug a bikini out (one with big pants). On another note I've had a NSV (non scale victory) this morning. Jeans that were snug 3 weeks ago are now too big around the waist. Thank god for belts. Best get ready. See you all later - lighter and brighter (and more chilled)
This weeks weigh in is another success. Another 2.5lb off - properly going in the right direction now. Only managed one gym visit this week because I'm still at the hospital every day but I'm pleased with how things are going. All meals have been on plan except for this morning's breakfast. Had a little cheat and had a sausage sarni on brown of course but that will be well within my syns. Lunch was left over spaghetti bolognaise and tea is chicken sizzlers (marinated in chilli and tomato puree) with salad and slimming world chips. Lets hope for another good loss next week. See you later - lighter and brighter :)
So official weigh in - result!!!! Another loss. That's a stone in 2 weeks. I do believe though that this week it will either be a very small loss or a maintain given the huge amount in a short space of time. I have managed 3 days this week where I have actually managed 3 meals in one day, rather than breakfast then nothing but coffee until late evening and all meals have been on plan. Had a bit of a blow out last night and had beer and pizza but life is for living. Hopefully it won't have done too much damage but if it has, then I know what I've done and I deserve it. Back to two spin classes this week (in between still visiting Mum in hospital) and also Boogie Bounce (the most fun anyone can have on a trampoline). Mission Skinny is definitely back on.
Still off work with the whole stress element of Mum which has only got worse but due to legal reasons I cannot elaborate on now. I haven't been able to go to the gym or work out generally for about 6 weeks now apart from last Thursday when I actually got to go to Boogie Bounce (more on that to follow). There's been a lot of sitting at the end of a hospital bed and a lot of drinking coffee but I'm happy to say that given that the diet odds are against me I actually lost 8 1/2 lb last week. Its weigh in day tomorrow. I have managed 2 spin classes this week but I find that after a break from exercise and heading straight back into it I normally get a gain. This is due to your muscles retaining water as they think they are being damaged. Eventually the whoosh effect happens (in a few weeks) another massive loss should be on the card. I will post links to the "medical" explanations of why we gain when we first start exercise and the "whoosh" effect later. But for now its fingers crossed that tomorrow will be a maintain but if its not I know why. Off back to the hospital now. I'll check back with you tomorrow with the official weigh in result
Hey guys. I know its been a couple of weeks but I took myself off to see family back in the country for a couple of days. It was a relaxing long long weekend stress free with good company and good food. Made good sensible choices where I could but if I wanted it I had it as I knew it was just a "break away". Came back and unfortunately my health and surrounding factors have taken a little bit of a dip. However, apart from the steroids (which either make me eat anything in sight or have my head down the toilet) I'm having to take on top of some new medication food choices are still on plan. No gym unfortunately which is driving me mad but hopefully the Gods of the Scales will be kind to me this week. Lots of friends rallying round me plus a new venture in the pipeline going back from my younger days gives me lots to look forward to. Watch this space. Oh and passport has arrived so I can officially book my trip to Holland - happy days