Jumped my first Hurdle – Weight Loss Journal

This week has shown success, I have managed to pass a barrier that I have been struggling with for quite some time. This barrier can also be known as 100kg and I have beaten it! I am now 99kg and feeling great.

There’s still a long way to go, but I feel good that the effort I am putting into it is really starting to pay off. With a total loss of 4kg (8.8lbs) I can now start to focus on my next marker which is 95kg and I’m going to really make a good go of it.

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A good start – Weight loss journal


Week 5 – Ending 5th February

I have been working on my weight loss now since the beginning of 2017, more specifically the day I started back at work after new year on the 3rd January. Things seem to be going well.

This week has shown me my best progress I have seen for a long time, even though I was completely lost in a cold! I lost 1.5kg this week which is just under 3 lbs.

I have decided to go about the weight loss in a slightly different way than I described in my previous post as I wasn’t really seeing any results. Yes, even though it was only a month! But the way I’m doing it is the way I lost the weight about 4 years ago. It’s all about doing what works for you without being hard on the body. Continue reading “A good start – Weight loss journal”

Switching to a healthier, lighter lifestyle

For a while now I have been thinking I need to shift some pounds. It’s been at the back of my mind constantly whenever I buy a pint at the pub or have that Chinese takeaway on a Wednesday evening, you know that kind of lazy eating habit we all have found ourselves with at some point in our lives.

It finally hit home in Early December last year when I put my big chinos on and I noticed they were, all of  a sudden, too small! So I made the decision to actually make a change in the new year.

2016 ended and we are now well and truly in 2017, almost at the end of January and I have made a good start but I have to say I’m less than thrilled with the results so far. I have made a lot of lifestyle changes like cutting alcohol down to weekends only, eating healthier food and smaller portions, leaving the car in the garage and walking everywhere instead, actually putting my gym membership to use! All of which are showing signs of working but it only seems temporary. Continue reading “Switching to a healthier, lighter lifestyle”