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    Building work still ongoing so not as flat which means a) no scales and b) less control over food! Had an amazing weekend, lots of delicious food and boozy night on Saturday. Several people I saw over the weekend commented that I had lost a lot of weight

    Am going to just continue on in a sort of maintenance type thing til next week when hopefully we should be back at home and I will have scales, be cooking for myself and be super strict through lent to try and get to 9st which is the next target.

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    Still not finished at flat!!!! Have been eating loads every day my appetite has gone bonkers & got back into the bad habit of boredom eating! Scared to face the scales. Going 100% on the straight & narrow clean eating, calorie control for lent - need to be 9 st at easter!

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    Welcome back berry!

    Everyone would be the same in your situation Hun couldn't imagine being without my kitchen! Life
    Would consist of far too many takeaways!!!

    The lent challenge should help, I'm dreading no chocolate!!

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    How long till your kitchen is all ready Hun ?
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    Hi guys- kitchen is done- it was the painting/decorating of entire flat that is dragging on but should be finished this week. Problem is then that we want to do all the carpets as it just seems the best to get it all done whilst we are in this upheaval. Its driving me a bit nuts though especially as I have come down with an awful cold/flu thing - feeling really horrific and would definitely not be in the office except my boss appears to have the same thing and sneakily managed to stay at home before me so I really have to be here as we can't both be away from the office at the same time really. I have a temperature, blocked nose, ears keep popping, tickly throat, can't stop sneezing etc etc ARGH aware I am a moaning minny at the moment!!

    However- lent starts today so even if I am not in my usual routine I need to get back into this. I am trying to cut down on my dairy to see if it has any effect as I have read loads of stuff about it doing wonders for people.

    I think I have gained a few lbs since my last weigh in of 131 (9st 5) the scales at bfs house are hovering around the 9st 7 mark but I seem to remember these are a bit dodgy so they may be overestimating a bit. However I think just so I get properly back in the mindset I will just take whatever weight they show me as tomorrow morning as my restart weight and log it, and then I will be back to my scales by next Thursday SURELY!

    I had been really good with the gym the last few weeks and totally back into my routine of classes, and I tried the Josie DVD at the weekend which was good but it was just as I was starting to come down with the flu so made me worse I think- going to take a week off all classes as way too weak for boxing/circuits plus don't want to infect everyone. However I am trying to walk a bit extra and get to 8,000 steps a day minimum.

    I have been under 1000 cals Monday & Tuesday mostly owing to feeling so horrendous I haven't been hungry but its a blessing in disguise as its easing me back into the swing of things.

    My bf has arranged a fancy meal out tonight (we don't like actual V-day ) and I am trying sooo hard to perk up enough to go as I don't want to have to cancel. I went to bed at 8.30 pm last night but barely slept at all so feel crud this morning.

    Anyway I have my day nurse tablets, loads and loads of water and fruit so hopefully I will be able to go this evening and then not long til the weekend!

    Day 1 of no chocolate- here we go! Have discovered 9bars - at Holland and Barrett they are basically wheat, gluten and dairy free seed bars topped with carob (which tastes like choc) they are so delicious and will def be my saviour if the choc cravings come.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BerryBerry View Post
    Hi guys- kitchen is done- it was the painting/decorating of entire flat that is dragging on but should be finished this week. Problem is then that we want to do all the carpets as it just seems the best to get it all done whilst we are in this upheaval. Its driving me a bit nuts though especially as I have come down with an awful cold/flu thing - feeling really horrific and would definitely not be in the office except my boss appears to have the same thing and sneakily managed to stay at home before me so I really have to be here as we can't both be away from the office at the same time really. I have a temperature, blocked nose, ears keep popping, tickly throat, can't stop sneezing etc etc ARGH aware I am a moaning minny at the moment!!

    However- lent starts today so even if I am not in my usual routine I need to get back into this. I am trying to cut down on my dairy to see if it has any effect as I have read loads of stuff about it doing wonders for people.

    I think I have gained a few lbs since my last weigh in of 131 (9st 5) the scales at bfs house are hovering around the 9st 7 mark but I seem to remember these are a bit dodgy so they may be overestimating a bit. However I think just so I get properly back in the mindset I will just take whatever weight they show me as tomorrow morning as my restart weight and log it, and then I will be back to my scales by next Thursday SURELY!

    I had been really good with the gym the last few weeks and totally back into my routine of classes, and I tried the Josie DVD at the weekend which was good but it was just as I was starting to come down with the flu so made me worse I think- going to take a week off all classes as way too weak for boxing/circuits plus don't want to infect everyone. However I am trying to walk a bit extra and get to 8,000 steps a day minimum.

    I have been under 1000 cals Monday & Tuesday mostly owing to feeling so horrendous I haven't been hungry but its a blessing in disguise as its easing me back into the swing of things.

    My bf has arranged a fancy meal out tonight (we don't like actual V-day ) and I am trying sooo hard to perk up enough to go as I don't want to have to cancel. I went to bed at 8.30 pm last night but barely slept at all so feel crud this morning.

    Anyway I have my day nurse tablets, loads and loads of water and fruit so hopefully I will be able to go this evening and then not long til the weekend!

    Day 1 of no chocolate- here we go! Have discovered 9bars - at Holland and Barrett they are basically wheat, gluten and dairy free seed bars topped with carob (which tastes like choc) they are so delicious and will def be my saviour if the choc cravings come.
    I'm doing no choc for lent too!! And no scales!!! I'm 8lb away from 3 stone loss exactly so I want to be that or Close to that and then ill treat myself to an Easter egg! A very small one! I'm not starting till after v day I've got thorntons and m&s ones to demolish in one night and that's without the 2065 cal wine champagne and food!!!

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    Ohh YUM! Yes I am actually quite excited to give up choc as the easter egg at the end will be so much more special than my usual constant stream of mini eggs every single day haha!

    Bf has informed me the resturant tonight is sushi, my fave and quite low cal and hopefully if I have loads of wasabi that will help my cold win win!!

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    AWWW i had sushi for lunch! im too scared to try the wasabi!! so always ends up in the bin. have a lovely night xxx

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    berry, here is the recipe for the veggie cottage pie! i would advise anyone to try! my hubby is a proper cave man when it comes to meat and even he loved it and empty plates from the kids too!!

    makes 4 (big) adult portions

    600g potatoes
    500g buttnernut squash chunks
    1 onion
    2 garlic cloves
    2 chopped carrots
    300g meat free mince
    400g can of tomatoes
    150ml veg stock
    2 tsp curry powder
    100g mushrooms
    1 courgette grated
    2tsp cornflour
    black pepper

    1. cook potatoes and squash in pan for 20 mins
    2.fry onion, garlic and carrots for 2-3 mins till soft
    3. add mince, tomatoes and stock. stir in curry powder then add mushrooms and courgette. bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 mins. season with black pepper
    4.preheat grill, mash potaotes and squash with some black pepper
    5. blend cornflour with 1tbsp water and stir into mince mixture. spoon into baking dish and top with mash. grill for 8-10 mins till browned.

    my adjustments:
    -i used weight watchers spring onion frozen mash instead of the potatoes and squash topping.
    -chopped the courgette rather than grating it
    -didnt use the curry powder
    - didnt need the cornflour the mixture was already quite thick.

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    Oh yum- I will definitely give that a go.


    OK so restart weight this morning was 9st 6 or 132 lbs, I'm not convinced of the accuracy of the bf family scales but I'll go with it and see what my scales say next Thursday.

    Still really really poorly which sucks, but hopefully I can knock it on the head this weekend.

    Food yesterday...

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    Non alcoholic mojito 110

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    Bf suprised me by having cupcakes delivered to work yesterday- they were AMAZINGLY delicious. I had two red velvet ones which I am choosing to believe doesn't count as breaking no-chocolate lent??

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    Lola's cupcake 249

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    Home made potato dauphinois 344
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    Cupcake 249

    TOTAL 1,439
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    Doesn't have chocolate in the name so defo doesn't count as breaking lent lol
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    Red velvet has cocoa in it... Not chocolate youre safe!

    Hi, btw!x

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    Hi Brolly, and thanks I'm glad you agree re red velvet

    I have been really unwell all weekend, I think because I forced myself into the office last week I made myself worse. Managed to have the man come in to measure and quote on carpets, have also booked John Lewis to come and do it on Wednesday but I think they will probably be way more expensive.

    Had an early night on Saturday but still poorly on Sunday - did my driving lesson which went well but gave myself a migraine from squinting in the sun and concentrating so hard !! Ended up back in bed at 3.30pm throwing up!! Not good.

    Luckily woke up feeling better this morning THANK GOD although not strong enough for the gym yet.

    Am finding lent really hard, I don't know if its a mix of TOTM and being ill but I am dying for chocolate. I have already had the cupcakes as mentioned AND I accidentally had an options hot choc so I'm sort of a failure already but going to keep trying... haven't had a full on chocolate bar as yet.

    I have just ordered a massive Ocado delivery for tomorrow night as got sent some vouchers through so got loads and loads of fresh veg, fish and meat and bits and bobs to restock the kitchen. Will be able to have pack lunches again which be nice.

    Really need to be back to 131 this Thursday as I have missed about a month where I should have been dropping a pound a week! Hopefully drawing a line under it and will get to mini target of under 130 before end of Feb.

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    You definitely haven't fallen off the Lent wagon. Just a wee hiccup with the hot choc .
    Hope you see the result you want on the scales come Thursday! Good luck




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