Tag Archives: Diet

A 333 calorie fast day and why I stick to the 5:2

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I have just entered my calories for the day in to MyFitnessPal and the calorie count comes to a very satisfying 333 calories. And by satisfying I mean the number being all threes, rather than me feeling replete. Not that my dinner wasn’t delicious, a peach and feta salad (180 calories): Lunch was carrot and

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12 pounds in 12 weeks – I’m there!

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Oh happy days, oh joy of joys, I’m there! I’ve finally done it, I have lost 12 pounds in 12 weeks. I am now ready for my holiday. I jumped off the scales and joyously dragged my summer clothes from their hiding place under the bed and tried on all on the things that now

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Indian Superspices

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And still the number on the scale refuses to budge! This is where diets get really boring don’t they? Really hard to stick to, because they feel like they’re not working. The truth is though, I think, that it is working. Normally by this stage I would probably have thrown a strop and decided that

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Indian Superfood

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I always listen to Radio 2 drive time show on my way home from work and I particularly love a Thursday when they have a section with their chef Nigel. Last Thursday they were talking about recipes that Nigel had cooked from a book by Gurpareet Bains who has written recipes that focus on the

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4 weeks in and I must remember Skinny Rule 18

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I am 4 weeks in to my challenge today and I started today feeling a bit fed-up and grouchy. I didn’t log any calories yesterday for the first time since I started my weight loss challenge of 12 pounds in 12 weeks. I just couldn’t be bothered, I just wanted a break from logging every

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The Manhattan Diet

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There is a really interesting article in the The Times today about the eating habits of Manhattan women., following the release of a new book called The Manhattan Diet by Eileen Daspin (darn it – another book on dieting / food that I’m just going to have to buy now, I’m thinking it’s likely to

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