Clapped on the Common (Friday)

Exercise: Went for a jog in the rain this morning. Got clapped on the common for my dedication to jogging. Had a massive buzz it – much more so than the Jillian Michael’s exercise dvd.

Comment: Went to bed at 10.30pm last night. Felt so good this morning.

Comment 2: Need to think when about to eat something bad for me: “Fat will satisfy me for five minutes, but fitness will satisfy me forever.”.

Brekker: Porridge with honey.

Snacks: Packet of scampi fries. About 10 chilli rice crackers. About 4 or 5 mini cakes at work. Tunnock’s wafer

Drinks: Instant coffee with milk. Some teas. Small box of orange juice.

Fruit: Banana.

Lunch: Ham plus a cheese roll from Sainsbury’s.


Dinner: 2 pork chops, sweet potato mash, potato mash, peas and gravy.

Snack: Tiramisu choc + glass of milk.



Breakfast: porridge with honey.

Lunch: Ham mayo sandwich with just one slice of bread and a few small extra slices of ham.

Drinks: Teas. Latte at The Crown. Sparkling water plus Ribena.

Snacks: Chilli rice crackers (about 7).

Fruit: Banana. Grapefruit (nom – eat moar).

Exercise: Run/walk to Mary Hare Primary School and back.

Dinner: Chilli con carne with sour cream, rice and Pakistani mixed pickle.

Analysis: Need to exercise before work as it will be light so I can go more interesting places.

Analysis 2: If I manage to get to bed by 11.15 tonight, I’ll buy myself a Maggie O’Farrell book on 1st March. (Seems like book rewards aren’t working as well as champagne rewards.)

Working late … no time for exercise! (Wednesday)

Comment: I need to exercise before work as tonight I didn’t leave work till about 7.10pm, so now I don’t have time. (Need to watch TV and drink red wine instead.)

Comment 2: I need to stop eating seconds. A cunning plan is to buy some after-dinner chocolate mints as this will clean the palate and hopefully stop me wanting more food. I need to be careful not to stuff down the whole lot …

Brekker: Porridge with honey.

Drinks: Several teas. 1 small Starbucks latte.

Lunch: Ham mayo sandwich. Far too large. 1 slice of bread should be enough for lunch.

Fruit: Banana.

Dinner: Stew as last night with rice.

Alcohol: Half a bottle of red wine. About half a glass of gin and tonic.

Snack: Tunnock’s wafer.

After a Brief Gap … (Tuesday)

Comment 1.I’ve been using my iPhone to record my food when it’s not easy to type up my blob. This is pants as I can’t tell what I did on what day. I need to use the back of my paper notebook instead (with the date).

Comment 2: I need to read Sleep School and also follow better santé on Twitter. No technology except TV in living room and mp3 player after 10pm.

Breakfast: Porridge with honey.

Snack: Chilli rice  crackers. About five chocolate limes.

Drinks: Lots of teas.

Lunch: Ham with cucumber and onion slices.

Fruit: Banana.

Dinner: Steak, kidney and chorizo casserole with aubergines and mash.

Drinks: Ribena and sparkling water.

Exercise: Jogged to Sainsbury’s, read an article about sleep in Sante magazine. Jog/walked back.

Hugo’s at The Coast – Saturday

Went to this lovely pub when visiting M & family in Newcastle.

Comment 1: Saw this photo at Hugo’s and was inspired:


I want to be as thin as the standing girl by end of April.

Comment 2: Was enjoying exercise the other day. I would never be doing exercise though if I wasn’t a bit of a fatty.

Evening: Champers, white wine, far too much whisky. Lovely curry at M’s with lush chocolate orange cake.


Back at hotel: KitKat, Tunnock’s. Short bread. Bad influence of booze!

Fat Friday – 10 stone 11 1/4

OMG – put on almost 2 lbs this week.

Comment 1: If I’m 10st 9 or less on February 28th, I’ll buy myself this. (This was the best book ever.)

Comment 2: Need to not use any technology after 10pm each night. This should help me sleep by getting less bright light in my eyes.

Filet O’Fish on the way to Newcastle.

Jelly Beans.


Tiramisu chocolate.

Raisin cake bar.