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AFewTings Sun 17-Sep-17 10:20:51

This is perhaps just to help us be a little more aware of our eating ... and also share ideas.

Yesterday:

Breakfast: coffee
Lunch: bacon and avocado salad - delish.
Dinner: some feta chesse and grapes, 2 x 125ml glasses of wine
Midnight snack: two slices of toast and marmalade
Exercise: short swim, sauna and jacuzzi smile

I thought it was a good day, overall. Apart from midnight snack. I was hungry. I think (a) I need to eat more for dinner (b) learn to resist

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OwlinaTree Sun 17-Sep-17 10:53:32

It doesn't seem like much food. No breakfast and no dinner. No wonder you wanted the toast!

B 2 eggs, bacon, fruit, Shreddies, yoghurt
L jacket spud and chicken and salad (couldn't eat it all)
D lasagne and salad, fruit ands yoghurt

AFewTings Sun 17-Sep-17 10:56:08

yh Owlina! But funnily I wasn't very hungry yesterday - probably because had big evening meal late the night before! But still the toast thing, annoying!

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TittyGolightly Sun 17-Sep-17 10:57:47

Breakfast (2pm) 3 eggs scrambled with 30g grated strong cheddar

Dinner (8pm) Tuna steak with chilli and soy sauce and stir fry. 0.5 of a bar of Aldi 85% chocolate.

And about 3 coffees with a tbsp double cream in each.

TittyGolightly Sun 17-Sep-17 10:59:04

(I'm on the BSD so aim for 800 cals a day of high fat, low carb food in as few sittings as possible within an 8 hour window (16:8). Have lost almost 4 stone since Jan.)

JesusTapdancingChrist Sun 17-Sep-17 16:23:48

Yesterday:

Breakfast: 2 x medium eggs, scrambled. 1 x wheatgerm toast. Flora light.

Lunch: quick homemade prawn curry using homemade curry paste, peppers, carrots and low fat coconut milk + homemade flatbread (just wholemeal flour and fat free Greek yoghurt).

Dinner: fillet steak, roasted asparagus and roasted tomatoes.

Snacks: 1 x sweet chilli thin cracker + 1 laughing cow light triangle.

Today:

Breakfast: 2 x fried eggs on 1 slice wheatgerm toast + marmite.

Lunch: 1 x wholemeal pitta with rocket, tomato, cucumber, Tesco sweet chilli and mango marinated mini chicken fillets + sriracha mayo (using Hellman's light).

Dinner: same prawn curry as yesterday with 35g of brown rice.

Snacks: 2 x biscoff biscuits. Handful of Aldi sweet chilli lentil curls (these are so good!).

Have lost 17lbs so far in 5 weeks (start weight 12st 5lbs/current weight 11st 2lbs/goal weight 10st 0lbs) eating like this. It might not seem a lot but I'm short and naturally petite (however well I've hidden it with blubber) and this amount of food keeps me satisfied while allowing me to lose weight.

I also cut out alcohol completely and am drinking 3 litres of water a day and 2-3 cups of tea (no sugar/sweetener).

JesusTapdancingChrist Sun 17-Sep-17 16:28:49

Oh and that comes in at around 1100 a day and I weigh absolutely everything and log on MFP.

Recommend Reddit 1200isplenty for inspiration for food ideas.

AFewTings Sun 17-Sep-17 21:42:40

Sunday:

Breakfast - coffee
Lunch - large bacon and avocado salad (again!), about 20 grapes, 2 small glasses of wine, 2 x small piece of dark chocolate.
Dinner - leek and potato soup (homemade).

Its not much, but felt great on it and didn't feel v hungry really.

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Mycarsmellsoflavender Sun 17-Sep-17 22:00:25

Is this one of those posts when everyone tries to eat less than everyone else? This will make you feel better. Today I had:
Breakfast - Big bowl of muesli with soya milk, pint of tea with milk
lunch - Apple, 2 hot dogs with fried onions, ketchup & mustard, 2 slices malt loaf with butter, cherry corner yoghurt, green tea
Afternoon - 2 slices chocolate birthday cake, decaf tea, packet of crisps
Supper - Peking duck with pancakes, cucumber & spring onion

Built like a stick insect.

AFewTings Sun 17-Sep-17 22:06:59

Ha!

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OwlinaTree Sun 17-Sep-17 22:10:26

Love it lavender!

B Shreddies, fruit, omelette with bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes
L jacket with beans
T cottage pie, cabbage and green beans, fruit and yoghurt, freddo

buggerthebotox Mon 18-Sep-17 07:58:29

Breskfast: One small cup tea. One small cup coffee.
Lunch: Two small pieces marmite on toast.
One weightwatcher yoghurt.
One rice cake.

Tea: As above.

Glass Baileys blushwine.

Exercise: brisk walk to Supermarket.

Megsmcgoo Mon 18-Sep-17 08:02:20

Loads yesterday! Hungover and needed substance!
B - bacon sandwich
L - chicken dippers with garlic mayo
D - gammon with baked potato and cheese, salad

Today however is a fresh start! Cutting back on meat and dairy

B - overnight oats with frozen fruits and alpro
L - homemade butternut squash and carrot soup
D - Thai red chickpea curry

TittyGolightly Mon 18-Sep-17 09:12:26

Yesterday:

Breakfast/lunch: 3 scrambled eggs with grated cheese
Dinner: left over prawn and spinach curry, cauliflower rice, 2x onion bhajis

Today:

Breakfast: full fat Greek yogurt with frozen berries and ground flaxseed
Lunch: cauliflower cheese and kale soup
Dinner: egg fried cauliflower rice with prawns

fishonabicycle Mon 18-Sep-17 11:18:36

Yesterday:
Two boiled eggs, slice of rye bread
Coffee (after yoga)
Leek and potato soup, slice of rye bread
Bit of home made ginger cake
Ginger and soy salmon, rice and green beans
Another small bit of cake

AFewThings Mon 18-Sep-17 21:57:29

B. two apples chopped up in natural yoghurt (not had that for ages, it was delicious)
L. carrots, cucumber and hummus
D. two bunless burgers, lots of salad and about 10 chips
3 pieces of dark chocolate

tea, coffee

pfrench Mon 18-Sep-17 22:26:50

Yesterday:
1) smoothie made of milk, banana, cashew nut butter, cacao powder, honey
2) tofu balls, tomato sauce, brown rice, green beans, cabbage, apple cake, yoghurt, maple syrup
3) bagel with avocado, ham, cream cheese and chilli paste
Swam a km before breakfast.

Today:
1) scrambled egg, half an avocado, butter/marmite bagel
2) leftover tofu balls, green beans etc - half portion
3) chicken, lentil, sweet potato curry, mango salsa and poppadoms
20 min HIIT/20 min resistance combo before dinner

pfrench Mon 18-Sep-17 22:31:39

Forgot - had some cherries with lunch

twinklestar2 Mon 18-Sep-17 22:38:15

Today I had

Cereal with semi skimmed milk
Chicken and veg for lunch
Chilli con carne, potatoes,veg for dinner
Snacked on crisps, handful of chocolate buttons and popcorn

Runningyogabooze Mon 18-Sep-17 22:49:21

7am Breakfast: slice of toast with butter and honey, tea and orange juice

11am snack: pot of mango and handful of seeds from M&S

2pm lunch: Pret chicken salad, two chocolate mini bites from M&S tub, two chocolate rice cake thins. Coffee.

5pm snack: handful of midget gems, green tea

8pm supper: homemade veg chilli, 2x whole grain wraps, grated cheese and a bit of crime fraiche. 10 Celebration chicks from tub.

2 L water during the day.

Disclaimer: I am not on a diet. But I love eating and thinking about food.

I cycled six miles (commute) and ran 6 miles today too so think the exercise cancelled out some of the calories!

AFewThings Mon 18-Sep-17 22:51:34

just to add. its only been a few days but I've noticed I'm feeling quite "steady as she goes". no particular plans or rules, just common sense and not choosing what to eat so much based on impulse or emotions, so to speak. just when I'm hungry and only the minimum needed to satisfy that. it feels good.

AFewThings Mon 18-Sep-17 22:54:20

my exercise a little less demanding Running. Just a nice walk (but thats an achievement for me).

Runningyogabooze Mon 18-Sep-17 23:03:11

A nice walk is all you need afew. I'm always running as I'm always in a rush - today I had to run home from work to collect my child's tennis kit and drop it to school before tennis and get back to work before anyone noticed I'd gone!

I do the exercise for my mental health - it keeps me happy and calm. A side product is that I can stuff my face without feeling too guilty!

AFewThings Mon 18-Sep-17 23:12:47

Sounds fab Running.

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