Tag: diet

November 22, 2012

Well, disaster is not quite accurate – back in September, I mentioned that I had been disappointed by some pulled pork I’d cooked, which turned out too salty. I froze it in 3 pouches, and decided to leave it for another day to worry about.…

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May 5, 2011

I had a routine health checkup yesterday; more blood drawn to followup some previous tests, and general checking of blood pressure/weight and chat about diet. The nurse asked me if anyone at the surgery had ever measured my height. I have been going there 10…

Read the PostThe Incredible Shrinking Man

July 4, 2010

Last week I posted about sun tea, and then learned of the possible health issues with leaving flavoured water in the sun all day. Subsequently, I tried ‘s suggestion of the fridge method, simply putting a jug of cold water with a few teabags in…

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September 28, 2009

Over the past few weeks, I have been playing with a Wii, and have been quite impressed with what it does. However, I’ve just received an eBay purchase of a little device that has blown me away. Introducing the jOG. It looks like a pedometer,…

Read the PostJogging along

September 11, 2009

My plans, on returning to Market Deeping, to get back into a routine – particularly regarding my diet – was scuppered this week, when I came down with a rotten cold. The sniffles began on Monday, and I worked through them Monday and Tuesday, but…

Read the PostA Walk In The Park

February 10, 2009

Eating Well – A Diet Blog February 10, 2009 8:52 A.M. Weight: 357.6 lbs. This weekend I went to a filk (science fiction/music) convention, which is held each year in February. Normally when I go away to these things, I don’t worry too much about…

Read the PostTwo steps forward, one step back

January 6, 2009

Eating Well – A Diet Blog:January 6, 2009 6:50 P.M. Weight: 359.6 lbs. I’ve been asked to help out on percussion for some friends who are playing a gig in February. Thinking back, it has been over a year since I last played the drums.…

Read the PostDrumming up some exercise

January 6, 2009

Eating Well – A Diet Blog:January 6, 2009 12:08 P.M. Weight: 359.6 lbs. Things were going fairly well in 2008, until I went on holiday in September. I was not net-connected while away, so just decided to ‘eat sensibly’, and not worry about SYD. However,…

Read the PostI’m Back Again

August 14, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog:August 14, 2008 6:05 P.M. Weight: 345.0 lbs. Probably not the best move, when you are on a diet, but I have just bought myself a barbecue. When I moved into this house, a few years ago, it had an…

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July 31, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet BlogJuly 31, 2008 9:15 A.M. Weight: 345.0 lbs. Yesterday, it looked like I was going to miss my monthly goal by just 0.6lb, even allowing for my normal weight loss. So last night, I was going to just have a…

Read the PostClothes really can be slimming

July 30, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog:July 30, 2008 2:48 P.M. Weight: 345.6 lbs. I’ve just had a bit of a shock. I can’t stand artificial sweeteners of any sort, so if I buy squash or cordial, I buy something fruit-based. Lately, I have been drinking…

Read the PostThe goodness of pure blackcurrants!

July 11, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog July 10, 2008 7:44 P.M. Weight: 345.6 lbs. Well, I am back; and although I haven’t been tracking these last few days, I seem to have dropped 3.5lbs. I haven’t tracked so far today, and it’s pizza for tea,…

Read the PostWoo-hoo!