I went out for my usual Sundaymorning breakfast with my son Jonathan. Then he drove home, I stayed in West Kirbyand went to the gym!!!! I did half an hour on treadmill, can only do a slow speed (2mph) but increased the incline to 5% (level 10).
Slow but steady and was happy that today my lower legs did not hurt. Then I tried a few more weights machines doing 3 sets of 15 reps on each.
Then I went to a local cafe with my book, sat in the sunshine and half read half people watched. Bought myself some spritz summery flowery sprays (I now smell summery!) and a new lipstick. Hubby came for me and I must admit I then was a bit lazy and dozed on the couch!!!!
I’ve just bid and won a new black swimming costume on Ebay (with tummy control). I do currently look like a large rounded potato on skinnt legs! Plus my belly is almost bigger than my boobs! Not a good look!
Am going to Slimming World to get weighed in morning. Have I been good? Well half n half really. For my heing of 4 ft 11 inches I am too overweight at 12 st 8 lbs or 176 lbs.
As you can see I have a ‘dent’ in my tummy from 43 years if insulin injections. I am now on an insulin pump (since last September) and I love it, its waterproof so ok for swimming!
Here’s a pic of my cannula that I have to change every 3 days.
Also old news, I got a new tattoo several weeks ago
Here it is!
Time for a cuppa tea!
Yes, I have been binging on breakfast cereal yet again. In work today at lunchtime I went to the Friday fruit stall at the front of the hospital. I spent £8 on a big bag of fruit n veg. I had fruit for lunch of course!!!! Along with one small bag French fry crisps. When I got home after work I was craving fish n chips so Neil went to the chippy. I didn’t quite finish all my fish chips and mushy peas! Then stupidly (I wasn’t hungry) I ate 2 bowls of cereal with skim milk. Have come to bed feeling yucky and woken not long ago with high blood sugar. I did have the correct insulin or so I thought.
Am planning on going to the gym after work tomorrow.
I tend to scoff rubbish. Tonight was 1 big bowl of cornflakes and a strawberry cornetto. I wasn’t even hungry. Think I’ll have an early night to minimise silly snacking. Doesn’t seem fair not losing weight when I don’t have takeaways, I no longer drink, I mostly avoid sweets and chocolate.
All I can do is keep trying (you too Diane).
Wish that all my weight wasn’t around my middle!
If you just looked at pic of my face, I dont look overweight! I do need to lose 3 and 1/2 stone or 49 lbs.
Have not posted in ages.
Now weight 12 st 8 lbs. joined slimming world, lost 1 lb so far, omg is that all!
Joined our local leisure centres scheme. Been going to the swimming pool 3 times a week and the gym twice a week.
My long time dieting buddy/friend Judith joined Slimming World again too.
Just having a moan. My hands are hurting, mainly the right one. Needto do some walking. Weight is 12 st 1 lb but on the opposite side of the kitchen (moving the scales) I am 11 st 13 lbs. hehe!
Just about managing to avoid sugary things.
Am working half day in my 2nd job in the morning. Omg (swear word), Neil snores sooooooo loudly. Can’t get to sleep.
Ok am not doing 100% but I’m certainly going to get there. Today for 1st time in ages I felt good about my body. Yes it’s 42 lbs + overweight but Im tired of hating how I look. How silly to do this over so many years. i’m 53 this year (look younger on a good day!) and in need of a healthier lifestyle physically and mentally. It’s in my power to change things.
Very pleased have not snacked last 2 evenings and have made soups and chickpea curry (v healthy). Yes I did eat a (bought for me) custard danish with my lunch. I had the right insulin for it, I enjoyed it. This should be a v rare treat though (like once a year!)
I gave in far too easily, a huge craving. Not good. Tuesday evening not managed to be sugar free today.
2 big bowls sugary frosties cereal
3 more chocolate orange
A little bit ouch. Put them on just before and did a walk round the block (20 mins or so). Hadn’t lacedthem up to the top so they were slipping a bit at the heel (ie my foot was slipping out of the trainer. Half way round I got backache (lower) and was tempted to ring Neil to come get me! But I didn’t, I carried on. I need to make sure my feet are as comfy and suported as possible. Money is the problem. Im not 100% sure how these trainers will fare on my feet. They were £18, reduced from £32. I did put the support insole in the trainers, tomorrow I’ll try without.
Pic of part of the walk along a well lit road.
Am sitting here bare feet with a nice cuppa tea. Reduced my basal insulin by 30% for 3 hrs. Trial and error.
Sugar free? Almost. I had an orange club biscuit when I got in from work as I was hypo, other than that NO no other bad stuff. X
12 st 1 lb (169 lbs)
Hopped on the scales with hope, angst, worry and determination.