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  • #46
    so yesterdays food

    B poached egg, rocket and tomato ...avec le drizzel olive oyl ..
    L chicken curry with chana dhal and salad (uh oh !) some rice ( uuh ohh!!)
    D mousakka salad
    S jammy dodger (nono no !) , 3 oatcakes 2 with almond nut butter and honey ( no but num num num!! ) , goat cheddar
    2 gsl red whine

    and the scales did not move so have not lost this week ....

    ......I felt depressed about myself

    .....and then I thought I am not going to guilt trip myself, I am not on a diet - yes I am trying to loose weight but more than that I am trying to sort out my body issues like getting soooo bloated, dry skin and dry hair, why I am gaining weight a bit year on year, even while increasing my exercise , I never ever did this much exercise in my 20's and 30's I was pretty active but I didn't do dedicated CV or weights like I do now...I want to stop feeling tired, feeling terrorised that if I don't keep up my exercise I will keep gaining - I like my exercise but I don't want to feel worried about it ....

    and maybe its a thing I was under my calorie goal on the day I exercised and this is the next day - I really hate the whole calorie - dire counting thing since I really beat myself up so much for so long on that road but I am logging my food on Fitness Pal so I can see and check my carb intake.... could it really be its a body thing trying to gain back what was lost from my sprint workout, have started reading around on some of this stuff , can't say I really understand it too well - so will experiment and try to make sure to eat over my cals on LHT day
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    • #47
      oh arty I know that feeling, but yes you're right, its NOT a diet, its the life we should have been living, and its a great 'new start' as well. This may be the last chance some of us get to finally do it right and give ourselves and our bodies the break we deserve, and feel great while doing it. I know so much what you mean about the scales not moving, as I'm pretty sure my 1 lb lost was just my flub taking a cheeky hoilday, as its back lol...

      One of the things I'm trying to put together is a 'monthly' meal plan which basically has mix-and-match primal meals from all the cookbooks and I'm going to measure the macronutrients/calories so that no matter which 3 meals I pick I'll end up with roughly the right calorie count. Then I can just do my shop for the week based on my plan and know that I'll be eating healthily!

      I'm also rewarding myself with my 1 month primal anniversary (lol) by buying a chef's pan so that I can even easier make quick primal meals for lunch as this has been a challenge getting them ready before work.

      And your rocket and olive oil is going on my breakfast menu!! maybe you have some favourite meals you want to add to the collaborative cookbook?

      Keep at it Arty, we'll get there!! for us and the tubby cats lol

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      • #48
        thanks Tachi - it really helps to hear that and cheered me up ! I'll keep on with it just hate those blooming scales but cannot resist having a peek even so - but I know that its daft to think that somehow weightloss is going to be linear, if I have learnt anything its that I don't loose weight like that ..

        am chuffed that the rocket thing is going on your breakfast menu ! I would love to share some meal ideas and like your mix and match meals idea - I really need to get some primal cookbooks as I have just downloaded the freebies so far so its a good idea to get more organised ....actually DH has a really great goat curry recipe, goat has to be extremely primal ?? not sure it would appeal to some though but this curry is also delicious...
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        • #49
          hi siobhan so agree yoga is fab and also amazing just how effective seemingly simple exercises can be - yeah I'm counting it a LHT ...hope squats and lunges went ok ..good for you ! with the fire escape you must be getting some pretty good toning going ..
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          • #50
            also see I am actually a member now ! wow thats nice ..
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            • #51
              You'll be a senior member before you know it. That's 100 posts. It's a good system, really, because it encourages you read other people's journals, comment, get your own journal out there in your sig, and next thing you know you have a positive supportive community to turn to for cheers and giggles.
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              "Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights. - Dag Hammarskjold

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              • #52
                hi Siobhan ...you know I think its already happening - been so helpful really feel ok even about not doing so great sometimes !
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                • #53
                  yesterdays food

                  B - just coffee and a cuppa as decided to sort of do a IF but I did have some milk so wasn't really 'proper'
                  L - chicken and salad
                  D - fillet steak, cabbage with butter, roasted veg
                  Snacks almonds, camembert cheese, grapes
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                  • #54
                    todays food

                    weirdly wasn't hungry at breakfast today so I decided I would just have coffee and tea again
                    there was a bbq at work at lunchtime so had some chicken and lamb chops with salad -
                    am planning to have some fish cooked in cashew/coconut crumb fried in coconut oil - yayy I did get some with cabbage salad and lime sauce (might add some chilli) - found the recipe on chowstalker which I came across and liked lots of good ideas -

                    otherwise my energy has been really good today was up early feeling ok seems like Tues blip has passed whatever that was - did have stressful stuff at work which actually went ok so maybe thats been rumbling in the background, I dunno - maybe it was wheat addiction .....ghosts of sourdough loaves I used to make come back to haunt me ?? whatever I am sooo glad to feel happy and energised today - yoga was great just love that class ...

                    btw to those who know is desiccated coconut ok ? - not sure if its really coconut flakes as mentioned around the site ? thanks if anyone can let me know
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                    • #55
                      You are doing great! I hear those sourdough echoes myself. I used to love to bake bread.

                      I think the desiccated coconut is okay as long as it doesn't have any weird ingredients listed. I'm not an expert though. I have used it myself so I hope it is.
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                      • #56
                        thanks siobhan !
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                        • #57
                          Yesterday's food

                          B scrambled eggs
                          L moussaka salad
                          D quiche with nut crust chorizo, roasted veg mozzarella, spinach , pud strawbs, banana, jackfruit, creme fraiche
                          Snacks guacamole , goat cheddar, olives, Parmesan almonds

                          Think day after exercise am really hungry was completely starving by 6pm even tho was full after supper last night and also lunch so not sure why, would have killed for a cracker with guacamole ! Really missing crackers at the moment

                          The Olympic torch has arrived in London we are all bracing ourselves for transport chaos next week, but there's quite a bit of excitement too, a colleague won a ticket to the 2nd last day of Olympics on mayors lottery and thinks he may see usain bolt
                          Which is amazing...less amazing is the surface to air missiles round the neighbourhoods....really surreal to see ....

                          DH is hoping that I might help him get his boat out of the water ! Think will offer encouragement from the club house....and let the boys help him , there are plenty of willing bodies , tractors and trailers not exactly my thing....think he's just pulling my leg , amazed he always asks...nuts !
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                          • #58
                            And another thing !! I notice that generally my mood is soo much better.... I feel just more relaxed and sort of content...having more of a laugh with DH....maybe am not beating myself up so much ? Not sure but just logging that .....hope it continues
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                            • #59
                              Sorry for hijacking your thread. I just found it funny.

                              We also changed our way of eating after putting first our cat to a no-grain diet 4 years ago. He developed struvites and if I was to follow the advice of the vet (only "special" struvites food which meant even MORE grains that the normal one) he would have probably been through a lot of surgery now (they said he will have recurrent problems every half year or so even with special nutrition!).

                              I refused to believe that and I started researching on my own. I put him on an (almost) exclusive meat diet (we still feed him some dry food because from time to time he has to stay at a cat-hotel and needs to remember that "dry-food" is still food but this dry food is also grain free). I also buy stuff from the internet. Have been using zooplus (also in UK) for a few years now with success.

                              Anyway, needless to say that the cat had no problem whatsoever since we put him on a species-appropriate diet. His coat is amazing, his teeth are clean and he is full of energy. Stupid vets...

                              So yeah, good luck with your transition. I hope things work out for you as well.

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                              • #60
                                Surface to air missiles in your neighborhood? Tell us more!
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