I'm finally at a place in my life where I can say I love my body and how I look. Here's how I did it.
I'm currently on holiday for the summer and have had plenty of time to cook good healthy meals. I've been using the Smart Recipes app from Change4Life which is a campaign run by the NHS to get the people of the UK to be food smart. In this post I'm going to show you the breakfast recipes I've followed from the app and share my thoughts on them.
So how did my first week go? First I'll give detailed explanations of my diet and exercise for the week then I'll end by sharing my current weight and inches lost.
I went back to the gym for the first time in 8 months.
In the past month my partner and I have spent over £130 on takeaway food. That's only if you count the orders from Just Eat. If I go onto my Just Eat app right now there are 8 different orders from chip shops and Chinese takeaways. I know I've also ordered things from Pizza Hut and Dominoes this month. That probably boosts my takeaway spending to over £160.
First I calculated my BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) which is the amount of calories my body burns by just doing it's daily functions.
So I'm aiming to go from 179.4 lbs to under 170 lbs in six weeks. That's around 10 lbs to lose in six weeks. Is that realistic? I'm not entirely sure.
Project Skinny Summer is what I'm calling the self imposed health kick I'm going to be going on this summer. I'm a teacher so I've got six weeks off work to focus on getting fit and losing a bit of weight.
It's a five mile obstacle course that promises to push you to your limits. I teamed up with my boyfriend and a male friend of mine in the hopes that they'd have the strength to haul me over the particularly difficult obstacles.
I was once a member of Slimming World and tried out a bunch of different recipes that adhere to the diets guidelines. The Cajun Chicken Pasta dish I made was divine so I thought I’d write up how I did it.