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800 calorie blood sugar diet - Day 1
Can I be clear here, I am not recommending this diet I am just trying it and reporting on how I get on. I have seen my doctor and will be seeing him again in 6 weeks. I will monitor myself regularly. If you want to follow such a strict diet y... Read more
The day before the 800 calorie diet
I said I was going to report back in 2 weeks. However, I have planned my meals for the next week and think I am going to need all the support I can get, even if it is just me talking to myself.
I have neatly typed my menu planner with calor... Read more
800 calories diet
I have heard about this before but just read the book by Dr Michael Mosley - and he is a real doctor. It claims to reduce or reverse diabetic symptoms in 8 weeks. The diet is very strict but high is saiety so I should not feel hungry. I will ... Read more
nearly at 100,000
What happens when I reach the big 100k. I know I get another trophy but I expect some streamers and fireworks to go off too. Maybe I will get thrown off the site for not losing weight, I lose the same 3 lbs over and over. However, I am about ... Read more
Im sticking to my own ways
I have had steady weight loss but can sometimes get stuck but, being diabetic, I was having low blood sugar readings in the afternoons. Friends give their views - you don't eat enough, eat more carbs, eat more protein.
So, I decided to t... Read more
is it a record??
Doubt it, as there are people on here who earn many more points than I do BUT........ I have just passed 90,000 sparkpoints.
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Here I go again - starting over
I know it is an easy excuse not to lose weight to say that something happened to get in the way. A birthday, wedding, holiday etc. They can all put you off track but I try to plan for such events and can usually manage to limit the damage.
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you can always learn something new
After having my grandchildren with me for 3 weeks and accepting that my weight would plateau - you can't refuse to share and enjoy an ice cream or a burger with them. Also, I encourage them to cook so I was often head taster for pizza with crea... Read more
NSV - failed experiment
Well it has been a week since my last weigh-in and DH has put the scales back in the bathroom. To check they are accurate he has weighed himself. He never varies, not even an ounce.
Feeling quite good, tummy seems flatter and I got i... Read more
Non scales motivation
I still wake up and think about getting weighed and then have to snap into my new routine. Toilet, wash hands, take blood glucose test, pour juice/water and take medication. How boring, but it has to be done, but I am getting used to not jumpi... Read more
Ahggggg no scales today
Help, it is like a drug. I lay in bed this morning thinking about getting up and my first thought was 'I wonder how much I weigh'. I stuck rigidly to the diet yesterday, did 10 mins of yoga stretches, walked slowly around the shops for 20 minu... Read more
I have been weighed this morning and I have asked my DH to hide the scales until Sunday night. Fed up of jumping on and off every morning. I am diabetic so I do have to know how much I weigh to control my insulin but honestly, not down to the ... Read more
Back to Real Life
We have had our young grandsons staying with us in France for the past 3 weeks and any thoughts of dieting have gone completely out of the window.
We have enjoyed ourselves going out and about. We visited a monkey colony where the monkeys ... Read more
Giving up the Drink - My Story
I AM WRITING THIS BECAUSE I CARE ABOUT ALL THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES WITH ALCOHOL AND ALL THOSE WHO WANT TO HAVE A LIFE FREE FROM ALCOHOL. YOU ARE ALL SO LIKE ME AND HOW I USED TO BE. PLEASE DO NOT BE OFFENDED BY ANYTHING I SAY AS I M... Read more
On 1st January I set myself several goals which are:- lose 11lbs before 19th April for holiday - GOAL MET. Exercise 3 or 4 times every week - GOAL MET. I gave up alcohol so no alcohol allowed - GOAL MET.
I don't think I have successfully... Read more