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Day two (again)

14 Feb

Today went fine, yummy dinner made by the bf. chicken stuffed with sage and onion stuffing and dauphinoise potatoes! Nom non non…


Feeling a bit down

11 Feb

Lent begins on Wednesday, and so does my no sugar round two. If you couldn’t tell my quest had become somewhat lacklustre in the last week or two. I however broken some life long bad habits. I have stopped eating biscuits after dinner and I am not half as dependant on sugar as I was before this journey began. As of Wednesday I will begin logging and tracking my intake because I haven’t been taking responsibility for what I have been eating, leading to me feeling lethargic and down. 😦

I have actually been a bit depressed in the last few days, (sparked by silly things) then I begin feeling insecure and emotionally hungry. I eat too much, then I feel fat. It’s a bloody cycle.

I met some friends on Sunday, who I absolutely LOVE but by the end of the day I felt like heifer. They are great but super slim and very into their health and weight, which is great but just makes me so self-conscious.

Today, I honestly felt as though I had gained a stone over the last couple of days. One day I feel slim and attractive the next I feel huge and hideous. It’s ludicrous really! I don’t know, I don’t feel as though I have anyone that I could truly confide in and trust, that I want to talk to- once I’ve talked about it that person will always know that I have got serious issues. I’m not a fan of highlighting my weakness’. I have started toying with the idea of going to talk to someone about my low self esteem .


WIAW- but it’s Thursday…

7 Feb

So I got my days all confused all day yesterday I thought it was Tuesday, so today is wiaw. I’m on holiday staying a hotel and you know what that means, buffet breakfast! So I was bold.



They had this pancake machine so I couldn’t resist! They are the two smallest pancakes ever, and yes that is syrup on them. Woops oh well. I also had a tomato, half a sausage, two poached eggs and a black pudding.



That’s two mini soft tacos and a mixed salad. So yum.



A starter sized portion of prawn and crab linguini. Wow it was absolutely delish!

My legs are wrecked after a day of walking and exploring. 🙂

Arriving at work only to be sent home.

5 Feb

It snowed last night, yay, if you live in any country, but Ireland. We’re never prepared for anything here, roads not gritted, motorways full of cars going 50km per hour and city roads completely clogged. I guess the country motto “ah sure it’ll be grand” it extremely fitting. I must say I’m a bit of a hypocrite, last night in my home from work I put on my windscreen washers and they were out of sudsy H2O. What did I do? Fill them immediately? No, I uttered the aforementioned phrase to myself and carried on, needless to say, my windscreen was a total wreck on my way to work this morning. I had to pull over on the country’s busiest road ( okay its only a four lane-er, we’ve got small roads here) to fill up with a handy, half empty, sports bottle of water. Not safe, not warm and so so silly.

It took over an hour to get to work on fairly treacherous roads, only to find three pharmacists already on duty. 😦 I was sent home. Which is good in a way, but I don’t have a lot of work currently so each day helps.

Any who I made the most of it, I went to the gym for a nice light workout, I got my hair did and I donated blood. Yay me! Such a lovely day.


That’s my new hair, I got a four inch chop! Then I had my packed lunch at home and it was yummy salad with a lovely big dollop of pesto!


I’m off to Wales tomorrow for two nights can’t wait!

Blah Thursday

31 Jan

Oh my goodness I need more work! This has gone beyond a joke, I have so few days now I really need some cash money money. Two pharmacists in my chain have handed in their notice and I’m hoping that that will equate to more hours for me! I also applied for the “dream job” today. I might get to interview if I do, that job is mine!

On diet front things are fine binged there a few nights ago I think because I was getting concerned about work and that, but hey, it’ll all sort itself out over the next few weeks.


Road trip.

27 Jan

I’ve signed my self up for a 10km in April… Yes, for real. By April I will be able to run 10km! I can’t believe it, I can’t wait to be able to run and not feel like absolute death.

Going away for a night with two of my girlfriends. It’s a seriously fancy pants hotel and I can’t wait! It’s in a city about 2.5hours drive. I’m just so excited.

Still not taking sugar, the meal out last night was a challenge, we went back to a friends house after and there were tea biscuits and cakes. I wanted a biscuit with my tea but didn’t bother and then the craving passed. Woop!


Another good workout

26 Jan

Had another good run/walk/run, today so enjoyable. Strength training after too, had me feeling like a million dollars and cutting out the fruit has seriously helped me eliminate sugar and feel good/ not deprived about it.

Just heading out for dinner with some girl friends. I’m in the mood for fish, yumm, can’t wait!

Getting easier!

25 Jan

I’m doing so much better today and yesterday. I have stopped eating fruit and it has helped my sugar cravings no end.

I went to view a gym with the intention of joining in February and I’m for sure going to sign up. I can not wait. This morning I got up made a protein shake, drank coffee and a litre of warm water. Then I headed out to the gym. I did a 3 minute run, 2 minute walk, warm up. Then jogged for 25 full minutes straight , and ten minute inclined walk. In total I did 6km in 40 mins, followed by some strength training. Absolutely loved it.


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