Thanks for the welcome. JDswife, we eat the same food for tea, so am concentrating on healthy breakfast and lunch, and healthier snacks when at work (am off with the DSs this week). Other area we differ is exercise, DH was very into rugby and has had to give up through age/bad knee, I don't really do v much at all -however do enjoy aerobics, dance, zumba etc when I give it a go. Did some just dance for the first time for months this morning with DSs, hard work but I have to start somewhere. I have a month's free membership at a gym near work I'm going to start when I go back after easter hols.
We both need to plan healthier evening meals and stop snacking in the evening.
Been shopping with DSs this morning, they both had sausage baps for brunch - I'd already had a bowl of granola and stuck to a coffee only - always have cake usually! And have just had a yummy ham salad for lunch...
I've spent over an hour trying to clean the cooker. Engineer coming tomorrow to fix it! Bought some oven pride so shelvesvare currently soaking in it. Will do the main oven with it later. Got to leave it on for 4 hours. The engineer is certain to notice its just been done!
Humancatapult, I do sympathise, one of my RL friends has a DD who suffers from seizures. Never fun to deal with and hospital is hard work too. DS1 spent 10 weeks in SCBU and healthy eating was the last thing on my mind - even if I had wanted to, there weren't the options!
Tea was fish, a small jacket, asparagus and carrots so as long as I keep off the snacks tonight it'll be a good day...
Human so sorry to hear about ds3, is he staying overnight in hospital or is he home now? I hope he feels better soon.
Tortoise glad the cooker's being looked at quickly, reminds me mine is overdue for a clean.
Abgirl sounds like a really good day for you, I love asparagus and so filling for the calories. This diet has really made me appreciate vegetables, you can stuff yourself with things like courgettes, peppers, mushrooms, celery and it's so filling. I had a chicken casserole for dinner for the last two nights with all those things in plus a glass of pinot grigio to give it a nice flavour. I hope you had a good evening, when you start a diet your evenings can go on forever when you're trying not to snack.
Unfortunately I then ate about 500 cals of chocolate . On the positive side I think dds have given me a bug because we've had 3 upset tummies tonight. Is it wrong that I have enjoyed feeling ill?
Human, glad to hear that your ds is back on the ward and fingers crossed that you are out soon.
Still being good, resisted cake when out for a coffee at the garden centre with my mum this morning, and ice cream at the park with DSs this afternoon. We do have pizza for tea tonight but going to just have a couple of slices and serve with some salad. Tomorrow will be a challenge as DSs are off to GPs for next week and we are meeting at a pub for sunday lunch and to handover - planning to have a salad... How's everyone else's weekend? Hope you've all got some sunshine to enjoy...
Human hope ds continues to make a recovery and he leaves hospital soon.
Abgirl, that is brilliant. Did you look up the calories of the foods you didn't eat? Hundreds I bet! When I started losing weight I was shocked at how I could eat a few hundred snack cals with one trip to a supermarket or a garden centre.
We're having a good weekend so far. Both girls had aparty in a soft play area this morning. Then I had a playdate with dd1 and a school friend of hers. We went to the park and I had one coffee and a small bite of dd1s cookie. Nice to have some sunshine as we've had snow every day this week so perhaps winter is over.
Well, i have had plenty of exercise today. Took DDs on a shopping trip to Bristol. Sooo much walking plus walked the mile back to the train station. My legs are aching and I have a blister on my heel. Dds had fun spending my money in Primark. I bought a pair of skinny jeans to wear with my new DM boots that I treated myself to off Ebay for my Birthday (which is today). I forgot to buy myself a cake, which is probably a good thing! DDs did buy me some sweets and choc in poundland with their pocket money. DSs didn't even get me a card . Haven't even got the energy to make dinner! DDs had McDonalds earlier so they have made sandwiches.
Belated happy birthday for yesterday and yay on treat self
Yup ds3 has epilepsy amongst other things . Is a lot better and should be home today just in time go away tomorrow picu wax a precaution as drugs stop the seizure affect the breathing and he had a lot if drugs . His speech more slurred than normal . but neuro hopes it come back to where was . It's a wait and see but all agree holiday be good long as take protocol etc with us
Diet has been extremely crap but oh we'll and will just add it to the weight need loose after holiday as going to enjoy myself and not think about it
Aww human so sorry to hear about your ds- just managed to catch up as been avoiding the thread due to my obscene wine consumption this week . I hope ask the scans come back ok- i find that whenever my ds has a long fit it takes at least a week for his speech and coordination to return to normal (although you probably have more experience than me)
Look after yourself and don't worry about the diet-think of all the nervous energy you are burning off!
Wow! I find 5 mins of fitting hard! You definitely deserve a holiday from the diet. Wine was very good thanks. This well I've very much been in the naughty corner due to dh being at home on a/l. Back on the wagon this week tho so i can fit in my dress for my girls night out on Saturday :-\. Have bought a soup flask for work and everything!
Any idea how long your ds will be in hospital? Di you have anyone who can give you a break/bring stuff in for you?