Almost a quarter of the way through the year and I'm still sticking with this whole weight loss thing even though I don't feel like any big changes have happened so far.
I was talking to my husband the other day and I said despite not really changing my body, I actually enjoy the lifestyle I've taken on. The healthier foods are far tastier, I'm cooking a lot more fresh foods and being more adventurous with my recipes and most days I actually look forward to doing some exercise.
Weighing in this week, I was scared to step on the scales as my period is trying to make an appearance so I was expecting a couple of exra pounds to go back on but surprisingly I lost 1/2 a lb.
My measurements altered slightly on the waist, putting on 1/2 an inch but my hips are still the same
slightly disappointing but I'm using the excuse of bloating!!
Food wise I've had some ice cream, some chocolate and even some crisps but I what I'm proud of is I've not gone overboard, a couple of spoonfuls of ice cream, 2 squares of chocolate, a handful or crisps and that was more than enough. I had a treat without pigging out which is quite a big change for me.
My meal plan for this week :
Breakfast - quinoa bake, porridge, yoghurt or smoothie
Lunch - soup, sushi, wholemeal toast with either avocado and egg or peanut butter and banana slices
Monday - jacket potato with tuna and saladfish
Tuesday - fillet with cous cous and vegetables
Wednesday - turkey mince chilli with brown rice
Thursday - wholemeal toasted bagel with salmon and rocket
Friday - beef and asparagus stir fry
Saturday - chicken salad with cashew nuts
Sunday - slow cooked pork roast dinner
Drink wise, I finally received my 2 week teatox in the post which I started yesterday so I'll report back next week as to whether it makes any difference. I've started drinking the odd cup of black coffee again to because according to a lot of articles it can actually aid weight loss and who am I to argue if I'm getting my caffeine fix.
Hope everyone has managed to keep on their weight loss journey. Let me know in the comments any tips you've picked up along the way.