Dessert Course: Weigh In Week Six

I will be glad to return to plan properly, taking care to get the necessary nourishment for recovery and still maintain a controlled weight loss.
Not making excuses, my efforts have been half-hearted as I’ve been cold and hungry these past few weeks so have slipped off the SW path for at least one meal every day.
Even my friendly scales turned against me yesterday, so I had a proper SW breakfast and dinner, then blew it by devouring gingernut biscuits over my syn allowance.
It is easy to see how little it takes for the pounds to creep back on, even when we think we are being careful.
slimming-quote-2Hubby is worried I will become paranoid in my efforts to lose the extra poundage, but my aim is to take things slowly and sensibly. I do not however intend to fall into the trap of eating loads of fruit, which I did before and it cost a fortune with minimal results, nor the other thing that failing dieters do, and that is to skip meals. It doesn’t work. Our bodies need fuel to function, and food is fuel, just depends whether it’s diesel or unleaded.

The only thing I have managed to keep up is my exercise where I have tried to walk Maggie between three and four miles a day. On several occasions now I have walked her back from the supermarket, which depending on which one is either a mile or a mile and a half, plus the Avenue at least twice. This has helped with the fatigue, though I have to be honest, I am finding it rather tiring just now.

This is my final weigh in before I get back on the road sotospeak.
So how did (n’t) I do?
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Well, colour me surprised. I actually had a loss this week. OK, it was only half a pound, but it means I have kept my promise to myself about my parameters during my radiotherapy, and even better I haven’t had to return my 2½ stone certificate!
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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth for jelly babies or fruit pastilles. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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5 Responses to Dessert Course: Weigh In Week Six

  1. Great news. Back to your program soon! It’s easier without the distraction of treatments and such.

  2. colinandray says:

    Visualizing a half-pound package of butter….. that is certainly worth celebrating! 🙂

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