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Week 23…….

Sooo…..1/2lb on this week…..not unexpected at all…….could’ve been so much worse!!

Think I’ll be giving up on syn counting the next few days, and hope for a maintain at the end of the week!!! I’ve also got a cold thing that comes and goes….

Saturday: Scrambled eggs on toast with ketchup for breakfast. Duck for lunch with pancakes and hoisin sauce. Old El Paso boats with minced beef and (too much) cheese. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Some fruit. Some syns.

Christmas Eve: Kippers for breakfast. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Some fruit. Sausage Roll (around 3syns). Mince pies. Carrot Cake HiFi bar. 2 squares of galaxy chocolate. Dinner was ham eggs chips and beans.

Christmas Day: Weetabix for breakfast. Dinner turkey (of course) with veg and gravy with Prosecco. Mince pies. Some fruit. Nibbles….Sausage rolls, cheese and biscuits….. Malibu….

Boxing Day: Not feeling too great today…..got a cough with that cold…..not too bothered what I eat!!! Bacon and egg sandwich with ketchup. Some fruit. Chocolate. Bag of hula hoops….. Out for dinner….chicken wings, chicken with bacon and cheese in tomato sauce with herb potatoes and banoffee pie.

Wednesday: Cod roes with bread for breakfast. Still full of cold. Sausage roll, mince pies and chocolate. Pizza for dinner. Some fruit.

Thursday: Pizza for breakfast. Some fruit. Gammon egg baked beans and oven chips for dinner. Mince pies. Chocolate.

Friday: Eggy bread and bacon. McDonald’s 5 Chicken selects and large chips……

Well weigh in will be interesting…….certainly won’t have lost anything….syns haven’t been considered at all this week. I’ll start again properly next week when I’m back at work…it’s so much easier when I’m there!

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EveryDay stuff

It’s Christmas…….

I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

I hope that everyone has a lovely day.

My thoughts are…..

……with those whose work takes them away from their families at this time of year, whether they be the emergency services, the nurse and doctors, those serving for their country, those on Oil Rigs or gritter drivers.

……also with those who have lost loved ones, especially those who are facing their first Christmas without them…..remember the good times with them, raise a glass to them and have the happy Christmas they would want you to have if they were still with you.

……and those who are volunteering to help others during this period.

Slimming World

Week 22……..

Last week until Christmas. I don’t expect this to be good….especially with mine and the bfs anniversary on Thursday……..

Eeeekkkk……2lb off this week!!! I get my 2 stone shiny….2st 1lb in total so far!

Saturday: Weetabix for breakfast. Leftover pizza for lunch. Some fruit. Tuna pasta bake for dinner (made by the bf about 10 syns). Advent Calendar Chocolate. Too many syns, but I don’t really care! I’ve hit my 2 stone Christmas target!!! 😃😃😃😃

Sunday: Kippers with bread for breakfast. Advent Calendar Chocolate. A cube of galaxy with cookie chocolate. Roast beef and for dinner with rice pudding. Around 12syns.

Monday: Yogurt with melon and grapes for breakfast. The usual fruit. Scrambled eggs with baked beans and yogurt with blueberries for lunch. Jacket potato with cheese and beans for dinner. Tried a piece of Partridge meat too….didn’t like it. 10syns today.

Tuesday: Yogurt with melon and grapes for breakfast. Fruit, fruit and fruit. SlimmingWorld Paella for lunch with yogurt and blueberries. Jacket potato with cheese for dinner and a mince pie. Yesterday’s and todays advent Calendar Chocolate. Around 12syns today.

Wednesday: Yogurt with grapes and blueberries for breakfast. Some fruit. Lunch was ham chunks and eggs. Dinner was sausage egg chips and beans……unfortunately sausages weren’t slimmers ones. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Around 20 syns.

Thursday: Weetabix for breakfast. All downhill from there. An apple. Had lunch with my parents at home….fresh white finger roll with butter, ham, cheese and a packet of crisps. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Dinner was pancake roll and chips. A large Malibu and lemonade. A lot of syns but was really good….really enjoyed it 😳.

I really hoping for at least a maintain this week, but won’t be surprised if it’s not!🙃

Friday: Bacon sandwich with ketchup for breakfast. Some fruit. Was naughty at McDonald’s, large chips and crispy chicken wrap with garlic mayo. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Chicken Kiev chips and mushy peas for dinner. Give up counting syns today.

Tomorrow’s weigh in will be interesting!!!!

EveryDay stuff

Beautiful winter……..

I love winter here in England (I like being inside warm and cosy rather than outside in the cold).

I love how pretty the frost is on the ground, on the trees and other objects.

I think snow is stunning to look at when it’s settled on everything.

Why is it, we’re in one the most beautiful times of year (in my opinion anyway), yet it’s also the most lethal.

I work in Highways and have nothing but the utmost respect for my colleagues who, go out on untreated roads to make it safer for us to drive on them.

These guys have to drive to their designated council depot (at anytime day or night). When they are on call, they cannot really plan anything….just in case. If they do they’ve got to be able to get to the depot when needed whether it be 8pm at night, 3am in the morning or 1pm in the afternoon. Last weekend with the snow, the guys went out 8 times over Saturday and Sunday.

They in turn have to drive the gritter lorries on untreated roads….each run takes around two hours.

It make my blood boil, when people complain that the roads haven’t been gritted, because they can’t drive as fast as they would on a dry day just because they haven’t seen a gritter, doesn’t mean to say the guys haven’t been out, when they’ve all been wrapped up snuggly in bed asleep after their night out drinking.

So a big thank you to those guys who want to have a drink this Christmas but can’t, the ones who (may)have to go out at 6pm Christmas Day, the ones who want to have a drink to celebrate new year but can’t……because they are on call for gritting to make it safer for us to use the roads…..

EveryDay stuff

That snivelling time of year……

Every morning for the last few days I’ve felt like a cold is trying to find its way out. I either get better during the day…yesterday or worse…. Wednesday.

Today I’m starting off really bad……I don’t like it!

I have friends with young babies and others with elderly parents…..it’s not fair on them to be around them with whatever bug this seems to be.

I was asked the other day by Tesco pharmacy if I’ve had my flu jab……she wasn’t quite sure of my reaction of….no I haven’t, and by how I’ll my parents were from it, I’ll give it a miss. My parents still haven’t got over theirs, and they had it weeks ago.

Fingers crossed this won’t develop into anything worse as we are so close to Christmas and I finish work on 20th December and go back on 2nd January.

Slimming World

Week 21……

So amazed that I lost 1/2lb last week…..especially as I have been brought up with the superstition that it’s bad luck to turn down those mince pies……

Saturday: Weetabix for breakfast. Banana and apple and grapes. Heinz Spaghetti hoops on toast for lunch. The bfs works Christmas dinner tonight…..salmon with bread for starter, roast turkey with pigs in blankets and veg , and a trio of chocolate desserts. 3 Malibu with Diet Coke and 2 glasses of rose wine. Not counting the syns…..

Sunday: Full English breakfast with toast for breakfast. No lunch, roast beef with veg and rice pudding and a mince pie for dinner. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Again not counting the syns today…..

Monday: Weetabix for breakfast. Lunch/dinner cold beef, chicken, ham and tomatoes. Some fruit. Yogurt and blueberries. No syns today!

Tuesday: Weetabix for breakfast with blueberries. Fruit….lots of it. Cold chicken and ham with melon for lunch. Beef stew for dinner. Today’s and yesterday’s advent calendar Chocolate. Around 5 syns.

Wednesday: Weetabix for breakfast. Fruit! Scrambled egg and baked beans for lunch. Old El Paso crispy chicken fajitas for dinner. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Around 20syns.

Thursday: Yogurt with grapes and melon. 3 sweets(about 3syns) Chicken Salad sandwiches for lunch (bread Healthy Extra)(Service Station jobbie as out on site with someone and couldn’t get anything else). Fruit. Advent Calendar Chocolate. For dinner was sausages, chips and peas. 15syns today.

Friday: Feeling full of cold this morning…..it’s been creeping up the last couple of days. Yogurt with blueberries for breakfast. Ham for lunch. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Extra strong mint. Dinner was Dominos Meatylishous pizza. Too many syns!

I really want that 1lb off this week, but really not expecting it! We’ll see…..

Slimming World

Week 20……

Wow 1/2lb off this week…..certainly didn’t expect that!!!! Especially after that kebab last night!!!

Saturday: Not a good day. Advent Calendar Chocolate. No breakfast today. McDonald’s chicken selects (4) with chips. A plum and some grapes. A mince pie! Was taken out to dinner…..had chicken wings with cranberry sauce for starter. Toast dinner; turkey, beef, Yorkshire pud, carrots, stuffing, mashed and roast potatoes for main.

Sunday: Advent Calendar Chocolate. McDonald’s double sausage and egg muffin with 2 hash browns. 2 mince pies. A plum a tangerine and a few grapes. Pizza for dinner…..millions of syns this weekend.

This week hasn’t started good…..but hopefully the rest of the week will be better!

Monday: Soo…..for breakfast yogurt with melon and grapes. Apple and grapes. Egg and cold potato salad for lunch with yogurt and fruit. Dinner was a pasta bake. 2 mince pies. Around 25syns.

Tuesday: Yogurt with melon and grapes for breakfast. Fruit fruit and more fruit. SlimmingWorld Chicken Chow Mien and yogurt with blueberries for lunch. Jacket potato with cheese, some butter and Gammon and a mince pie. Yesterday’s and today’s Advent Calendar Chocolate. Around 18syns.

Wednesday: Yogurt with blueberries and banana for breakfast. A lot of fruit. SlimmingWorld Meatballs and Pasta. Dinner will be interesting….off to see Jamiroquai at the O2 London (Millennium Dome that was)….. so dinner was Burger King chicken royale with cheese and chips and a cheese bite. And my Advent Calendar Chocolate. Far to many syns to count!!

Thursday: Breakfast was yogurt with melon and mango. Fruit! Lunch was SlimmingWorld chorizo paella and yogurt. Dinner was chicken and cheese strings (healthy extra) a couple of mince pies. Around 15 syns today.

Friday: Breakfast was Weetabix. A lot of fruit. Lunch was boiled eggs and chicken. Advent Calendar Chocolate. Dinner was McDonald’s 3 piece chicken selects with chips and cheese bites…..a lot of syns……

Hey ho…….