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grannyannie - Saturday Apr 27, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

Happy Saturday! Gorgeous sunshine today!

Enjoyed meeting lots of husband's relatives at the funeral yesterday. Some I had met at another funeral about 10 years ago so either didn't remember them or only vaguely. Had a really nice buffet at the church afterward - mainly sandwiches, sausage rolls, lots of cookes, cakes, pastries. I must have had about 6 cups of tea with my lunch! Quite a few of husband's relatives commented on how well he was aging and that he looked great. 

Since I haven't been home I did my grocery shopping today. Got there before 9am and was very nice shopping without crowds. We've started using the unsweetened soy milk already although we won't begin the vegan experiment until May 16th. Also picked up some dried fruit and nut mixes and some figs to try. Going back to the plain soy yogurt and will add my own berries. I bought Cocoa Pops, orange Fanta, and will bake some white bread for our Ugandan daughter who we'll pick up from the airport Thursday morning. Will feed her healthy food as well!

Workout at home:

  • 45 mins tae bo/jump rope w/wrist weights (or might go power walking)
  • 7 min video routine for triceps/arms using .5kg wrist weights
  • dumbbells - 3 sets of 12 - 7 routines
  • push ups, triceps dips
Menu:
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raisins/slivered almonds/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  chicken breast/extra light mayo on whole grain bread, yogurt
  • D:  veggie curry & basmati rice, salad w/walnuts
  • S:  grapes, clementine
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  under 1400

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

V on 04/27/2013:
Have a great weekend Annie <3

grannyannie on 04/27/2013:
You too, V!


horn_of_plenty on 04/27/2013:
your meals look delicious!


Puddles on 04/27/2013:
Have a great day and a great weekend Annie. I am sure you are looking forward to seeing your daughter.

grannyannie on 04/27/2013:
Thanks, Fran!


OhioRaven on 04/27/2013:
I'm sure you have a lot to do with Hubby's good looks. You know what they say, "behind every good man...

grannyannie on 04/27/2013:
Cheers, Ohio!


thinkpositive on 04/28/2013:
Always nice to see family members- even if at a funeral & to hear nice complements. Enjoy your weekend.

grannyannie on 04/28/2013:
Thanks, you too.



grannyannie - Wednesday Apr 24, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

Grateful for the sunshine and gorgeous flowers in our garden - especially the 5 or 6 varieties of daffodils! Love to enjoy them while I'm in my 'home gym' with big patio door doing my muscle work.  

Tomorrow I go to spin class then back home for a quick shower, then off to Glasgow for aunts and uncles for visitation and funeral. Lunch will be a pbj sandwich in the car. Back home Friday afternoon/evening. 

Ugandan daughter arrives a week from tomorrow. She's the size of a pencil and has a sweet tooth. She loves pb, honey, chicken, Cocoa Puffs, orange Fanta, chocolate chip muffins. In Uganda the diet is pretty much the same day in day out, year after year....  So I figure she can have some unhealthy junk during the two weeks with us. Problem is, I'll have to resist all of it! I'm seriously determined though as the deadline for goal weight is coming up very quickly - June 10th! I imagine I won't have any trouble losing the rest during the 3 1/2 weeks we are vegan. 

Workout at gym:

  • 30 mins spin bike
  • 15 mins treadmill
  • 5 mins elliptical
  • 5 mins rowing machine
  • 4 sets of 12 on 3 upper body resistance machines, 3 sets of 12 on back machine
  • cables/pulley for triceps - 4 sets of 12

Workout at home:

  • 7 min video routine for triceps/arms using .5kg wrist weights (really hard work with the weights!)
  • dumbbells - 3 sets of 12 - 7 routines
  • push ups, triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbells

 Menu:

  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raisins/slivered almonds/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  post-workout:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  grilled cheese, yogurt
  • D: Quorn meatball curry & basmati rice, salad w/walnuts
  • S:  clementine, V8
  • Teas and water
TOTAL:  about 1500

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

IndependentEm93 on 04/24/2013:
Have a great day!

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
Thanks!


Puddles on 04/24/2013:
Everything will be go great and you will get back to your routine after and all will be well. Have a great day Annie.

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
Cheers, Fran.


OhioRaven on 04/24/2013:
Mornin' Annie. I was foraging in the woods yesterday and came across a weird looking flower I can't identify. Maybe I'll post it on the website. Take some time to smell your flowers.

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
My hubby will probably be able to identify the flower. He's the gardener. I love wandering around our big garden looking at the flowers and photographing them.


biscottibody59 on 04/24/2013:
Hey there!

Just curious what documentary you watched again. I hope you have a safe trip away.

You're pretty vigilant about things--I'm sure you'll make that goal at that date!

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
I rewatched Forks over Knives.


biscottibody59 on 04/24/2013:
Thanks--something everyone might want to watch eventually!

I updated my forum post with the link for viewers in the US--it's still FREE to watch on hulu.com here!

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
Cool!


biscottibody59 on 04/24/2013:
I don't know if your relatives here in the US would be receptive to you recommending it (maybe you already have).

I have one friend who had several coronary stents implanted in the past few years. I nonchalantly (haha) left her the link to this movie several months ago. She has yet to view it, and I didn't want to beat her over the head with it. Just wanted her to make up her own mind.

People are either grateful you mentioned it, or they just ignore you--human nature I guess:-)

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
Some of my family are very good food-wise, and some are hopeless. They have their heads buried in the sand. They will eat what tastes good. That's it. Hopeless.


thinkpositive on 04/24/2013:
Good to see you here again- sorry I've been absent.

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
Good to see ya!


V on 04/24/2013:
Stay strong during your Ugandan daughter's stay!! I am sure you are super stoked to see her :) Good evening Annie!!

grannyannie on 04/25/2013:
Thanks, V! Might try to get her to go to spin class with me! :)



grannyannie - Tuesday Apr 23, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

After rewatching a documentary on health and diet I'm going to try veganism again. Husband says he'll join me, he eats very little meat anyway. We're going to begin the day after our Ugandan daughter leaves for her island volunteering (would be impossible while she is visiting) on May 16th and we'll continue until the day we leave for the US on June 10th. 

When I was vegan for 6 months in 1994/95 I felt fantastic. I also gave up sugar and I will do that this time as well. Hubby uses Quorn in his cooking a lot but it contains egg white as a binder. So he's going to use beans and tofu instead. I used this UK website to do research on nutrition back in 1994 and they now offer a free mentor if you pledge to become vegan for 30 days. But we will be doing it for 25 days so can't. Maybe we'll try again when we come home. Here is the site: http://www.vegansociety.com/

Workout at home:

  • 45 mins tae bo/jump rope
  • squats, lunges w/dumbbells
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • planks - full and alternating
  • thigh master  
  • abs-4 routines
  • bridge (for glutes, core, thighs)

Menu:

  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/strawberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  chicken breast/low fat cheddar/extra light mayo on wheat wrap, yogurt
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  veg & tofu curry & basmati rice, salad w/pumpkin seeds & walnuts
  • S:  banana, 1 oatcake
  • Teas & water

TOTAL:  under 1400

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 04/23/2013:
I was semi-vegetarian for about 5 years back in the 80s-90s, but I ate fish occasionally. How are you feeling?

grannyannie on 04/23/2013:
Feel okay. Need more energy though. I went from vegan to vegetarian then to pescatarian for about 10 years. Back to flesh eating in 2006. :/ I gave up red meat and pork for about 20 years - mid 80's to 2006.


OhioRaven on 04/23/2013:
Sounds Good !


IndependentEm93 on 04/23/2013:
I'm kinda a semi vegetarian because I don't eat alot of meat. I occasionally eat hamburger like 3 times a month and I eat bacon, deli turkey, and ham, and a hotdog but that's about it. Have a great day!

grannyannie on 04/23/2013:
Thanks!


supercheese on 04/23/2013:
good luck! i know it would be hard for me buttt im gonna try no sugar! not even fake sugar lol

grannyannie on 04/23/2013:
I know I couldn't do vegan permanently - but maybe I'll do it a few months a year (?) Fake sugar seems to be poison, a small amount of real sugar not so bad.


getmebackto150 on 04/23/2013:
I'm excited to see how your vegan experiment goes! I tried it for a few months last year and I felt really good but it was just HARD!!! I try my hardest to do mostly plant based diets but eggs, cheese, and greek yogurt have made their way back to mainstays in my diet!! Super excited for you!!

grannyannie on 04/23/2013:
Yea, I only made if 6 months the first time I did it but I did feel fantastic physically. Then it hit my birthday and I wanted some cake with chocolate icing (eggs/milk) so that was that. And eating out was really hard. Might go back to vegetarian and keep eggs & dairy to a minimum.


V on 04/23/2013:
Wow that is awesome that you are giving it a go! I am sure it may be tricky for some of your must have foods but you always seem to step up to any challenge and rock it out my friend!! Hope you have a great evening Annie :)

grannyannie on 04/24/2013:
Thanks fot your support, friend!



grannyannie - Monday Apr 22, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

Well, I thought I'd prevented a cold from developing as I felt good last night. But this morning wasn't great. Went to the gym anyway but I struggled.  

Husband's aunt died so we've got a funeral home visit Thursday night and the funeral on Friday. I don't think we've seen this aunt for about 10 years which was during another family member's funeral. This will all take place on the other side of the loch, and we'll need to drive. We'll pick up another aunt and two uncles who live near Glasgow on Thursday afternoon and the aunt suggested we should stop at a chippie for dinner (greasy fish and chips)  after the visit. Then we'll spend the night at their house and head for the funeral together Friday morning. If I do get a full-blown cold though I won't go. No need to spread my 'cooties' to a lot of elderly people. 

Workout at gym:

  • 30 mins spin bike
  • 15 mins treadmill
  • 4 sets of 12 on 3 resistance machines, 3 sets of 12 on back machine
  • cables/pulley for triceps - 4 sets of 12

Workout at home:

  • 7 min video routine for triceps/arms
  • dumbbells - 3 sets of 12 - 7 routines
  • push ups, triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell 
Menu:
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raspberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  chicken breast/extra light mayo/lettuce on wheat wrap, yogurt
  • S:  2 clementines
  • D:  veggie curry & basmati rice, salad w/pumpkin seeds
  • S:  apple
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  under 1500

 

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

Puddles on 04/22/2013:
Sorry to hear about your husband's aunt and also to hear that your cold has developed into something worst. Take care of yourself Annie and have a great day.

grannyannie on 04/22/2013:
Thanks, Fran.


V on 04/22/2013:
Sorry for your loss.. I hope that you feel better <3 Have a good one Annie!

grannyannie on 04/22/2013:
Thanks, V!


hollybelle on 04/22/2013:
Sorry for the loss of husband's Aunt. Hope you feel better before you need to make the trip - but if not - good idea not going along. Thanks for your comments on my diary!

grannyannie on 04/22/2013:
Thanks, Holly.


getmebackto150 on 04/22/2013:
Sorry for your loss... I hope you avoid getting a full blown cold... They are the worst!!

grannyannie on 04/22/2013:
Thanks. I don't remember this aunt, just a vague memory of meeting some aunts and uncles an another funeral. Hubby will remember her though - she was only about 10 years older than him.


Supercheese on 04/22/2013:
awww sorry to hear about the loss :( Hope you feel better as well. Positive health beams are being sent your way.

grannyannie on 04/22/2013:
Thanks for the health beams. I hate being sick!


OhioRaven on 04/22/2013:
Praying for the family, and your cold. Peace, Annie.

grannyannie on 04/22/2013:
Thanks, Ohio.



grannyannie - Sunday Apr 21, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

Happy Sunday! 

Feeling a bit better today - just a slightly sore throat. Hoping it isn't going to turn into a cold. Been popping Echinachea pills to keep the cold at bay - which hubby thinks is a crock - but we'll see. 

Workout: (did upper body yesterday)
  • 45 mins tae bo/jump rope w/.5kg wrist weights
  • squats, lunges w/dumbbells
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • planks - full and alternating
  • thigh master  
  • abs-4 routines
  • bridge (for glutes, core, thighs)
Menu:
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raspberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  breast of chicken/low fat cheddar on wheat wrap w/extra light mayo, yogurt
  • S:  grapes
  • D:  veggie curry & basmati rice, salad w/walnuts
  • S:  2 clementines, V8
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  under 1400

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 04/21/2013:
Happy Sunday, Annie. Get well soon.

grannyannie on 04/21/2013:
Cheers, Ohio!


Puddles on 04/21/2013:
Its your turn now to have a cold. Raven seems to be getting better and he passed it on to you. Take care of yourself and have a great day.

grannyannie on 04/21/2013:
Other than a slight sore throat and occasional cough, I've only got my usual allergy-related runny nose. So crossing my fingers!


nunnermack on 04/21/2013:
Oh no!! You're sick too? Hope you are feeling better soon!!!

grannyannie on 04/21/2013:
Think I'll be okay, feeling pretty good now.



grannyannie - Saturday Apr 20, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

Had a nice few days out of town - anniversary then visiting hubby's adorable grandson. Won't even mention the food and beer.  

Cupboards were bare so had to shop this morning (and I avoid weekend shopping like the plague!). Managed to get to the store before it got too crowded, so not bad.  

Workout at home: (edited:  not feeling great - maybe a cold - so did upper body today and hope to do the rest tomorrow).
  • 45 mins tae bo/jump rope using .5kg/1.1 lb wrist weights
  • 7 min video routine for triceps/arms - using wrist weights (tough!)
  • dumbbells - 3 sets of 12 - 7 routines
  • push ups, triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell 
  • squats, lunges w/dumbbells
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • planks - full and alternating
  • thigh master  
  • abs-4 routines
  • bridge (for glutes, core, thighs)
Menu:   
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raisins/slivered almonds/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  chicken on wheat wrap w/extra light mayo, yogurt
  • S:  grapes
  • D:  veggie curry & basmati rice, salad w/walnuts & pumpkin seeds
  • S:  apple, clementine
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  under 1400
 

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

Puddles on 04/20/2013:
Good to have you back. Glad you had a good time. Have a great day.

grannyannie on 04/20/2013:
Thanks!


V on 04/20/2013:
Welcome back :) Have a nice relaxing weekend Annie <3

grannyannie on 04/20/2013:
Thanks, V!


OhioRaven on 04/20/2013:
Welcome back Annie ! I Missed You !

grannyannie on 04/20/2013:
Thanks, Ohio!



grannyannie - Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.0

Won't explain yesterday's absence, but it involved our friends on Sunday night and wine.   The last time I'd had any wine was when they came for dinner about 3 weeks ago. Filing this experience away for future reference and a warning. 

Tomorrow we are going to Glasgow to spend the night - our 13th anniversary. Thursday morning we'll leave from Glasgow and go to Inverness to visit grandson who is about to have his 1st birthday. So this means eating out and some beer.  We eat at this chain pub/restaurant whenever in cities - food is pretty good and hubby likes the assortment of ales and beers. I like that every dish lists the calories. We'll be home Friday evening so I won't be posting as it's just too difficult on my phone. 

http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/

One of the trainers at the gym suggested that I could easily join in the new Extreme Circuit Training classes - 20 stations with all types of seriously challenging movements. I said I'd think about it because it sounded like more than I could do. Fortunately, I found an excuse - classes are early morning (7:15) or evenings at or after dinner time (6 or 7 pm). If they had a class during the day - like mid-morning or afternoon, I'd probably give it a try.

Workout at gym:

  • 30 mins spin bike
  • 5 mins rowing machine
  • 5 mins elliptical
  • 10 mins treadmill

Workout at home: (doing the full routines as I didn't work out at all yesterday)

  • 7 min video routine for triceps/arms
  • dumbbells - 3 sets of 12 - 7 routines
  • push ups, triceps dips
  • side dips with dumbbell
  • squats, lunges w/dumbbells
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • planks - full and alternating
  • thigh master  
  • abs-4 routines
  • bridge (for glutes, core, thighs)

Menu:

  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raspberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk, boiled egg
  • S:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  1 egg, toast, polenta
  • S:  yogurt
  • D:  veggie curry & basmati rice, salad w/walnuts
  • S:  apple
  • Teas & water

TOTAL:  1544

Progress as of today: 30 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

Puddles on 04/16/2013:
Enjoy your trip to Glasgow and happy anniversary. Have a great day.

grannyannie on 04/16/2013:
Thanks, Fran!


pinkpoppy on 04/16/2013:
Happy Anniversary! Great work out!

grannyannie on 04/16/2013:
Thanks!


OhioRaven on 04/16/2013:
Go get 'em Annie ! I'm still under the weather :v( allergies .

grannyannie on 04/16/2013:
Allergies are awful! I take allergy meds every day.


V on 04/16/2013:
You always go to the coolest places :) Hey Happy Anniversary, have FUN!!!


hollybelle on 04/16/2013:
No need to explain - we have all been there (I would venture to guess). Happy anniversary and Happy birthday to grandson - how wonderful. I am looking forward to the birth of my first grandchild near Thanksgiving! Have a wonderful trip!



grannyannie - Sunday Apr 14, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.6

Today I am grateful for a good, relaxing cuppa tea...considered the cure for everything in Britain!
 
The B & B guests did not eat any of the cupcakes or iced biscuits I'd brought from the bakery. But this morning I offered them to the wife to take with her and she did. Neither her or her husband ate the two doughnuts at breakfast I'd brought, and through sheer strength I managed not to eat them and left them for our friends/the owners. I only gave in to eating a few bites of scrambled eggs and baked beans. Patting myself on the back for resisting the bacon and sausage, and it was really difficult as I adore British bacon!

Husband offered to pick up our friends (owners of B & B) at the airport this evening so I'll go along as well. We can stop at one of the superstores on the way and pick up some things we can't get here in the back of beyond!
 
I've been having a great time researching and booking trips for this year and in January! This is one of our big years for travel, and my sister and brother are visiting in September and I've started booking B & B's, hotels, and a boat trip to an ancient island. Excited to be showing my brother Scotland as he's the only sibling who has never been. 

Menu:
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/raspberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • S: a few bites of scrambled egg and baked beans
  • L:  spicy smoked sausage in a wheat wrap w/mustard, yogurt
  • S:  fresh pineapple
  • D:  lentil & veg soup, toast w/lite spread, salad w/walnuts
  • S:  2 oatcakes & low fat cheddar
  • Teas & water

TOTAL:  planning on under 1500 - hoping if our friends invite us in for wine after we take them home from the airport that I have the willpower to just have a cuppa tea. This is a challenge and the wife and I are very bad influences on each other when there are bottles of chilled rose' in the vicinity!   But , I will be motivated by the fact that we'll be out of town for 3 days this week and there will be some beer, wine and less than healthy food involved.

Progress as of today: 29.4 lbs lost so far, only 9.6 lbs to go!

Puddles on 04/14/2013:
You did real good Annie. I am very proud of you. Have a great day.

grannyannie on 04/14/2013:
Thanks, Fran!


OhioRaven on 04/14/2013:
Mornin, Annie. I feel the same as yesterday. Scratchy throat, weak ! I'll just take my time...


biscottibody59 on 04/14/2013:
Sounds like a full and fun day:-)

RYC: Gotta enjoy this weather while it's here--upper 90s and triple digits (F) are right around the corner.


hollybelle on 04/15/2013:
What's wrong with those guests not eating that good stuff. Good job getting rid of it, though. I have been fighting the notion to make choc chip cookies all day. I have been using the chips as my sweet treat all week. If I have a few I don't feel as deprived of sweets and can do OK


legcramps on 04/15/2013:
So awesome that your brother will be visiting! Seeing a country for the first time with a GREAT hostess will be awesome for him :)


V on 04/15/2013:
Hahaha I am sure you will be fine even if you indulged in some vino! Hope you had a wonderful weekend Annie <3



grannyannie - Saturday Apr 13, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 137.6

Today I am grateful for healthy food.
 
Doing extra cardio today as we'll be out of town Wed-Fri next week.

Workout at home (lower body & cardio):
  • side dips with dumbbell
  • squats, lunges w/dumbbells
  • thighs/glutes with ankle weights
  • planks - full and alternating
  • thigh master  
  • abs-4 routines
  • bridge (for glutes, core, thighs)
  • 45 mins tae bo/jump rope
Menu:
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/strawberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk
  • L:  spicy smoked sausage in a wheat wrap w/mustard, yogurt
  • S:  grapes
  • D:  homemade lentil/veg soup, whole grain seeded toast w/pb, salad w/walnuts
  • S:  2 oatcakes w/low fat cheddar, fresh pineapple
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  1497

Progress as of today: 29.4 lbs lost so far, only 9.6 lbs to go!

Puddles on 04/13/2013:
Hope you are having a great weekend Annie - I know you have company - enjoy them.

grannyannie on 04/13/2013:
Thanks, Fran. We don't actually have company. The couple are guests at our friends B & B down the road, so we had to greet them and make them breakfast tomorrow morning. We usually just stay the night at the B & B when we do this, but not this time.


biscottibody59 on 04/13/2013:
Hope you enjoy your weekend!

grannyannie on 04/13/2013:
Same to you!



grannyannie - Friday Apr 12, 2013
(Healthy food-fitness-getting back to ideal weight)
Weight: 138.0

Today I am grateful that I take the bus at no charge and get to listen to all the blethering (chattering) of the friendly Scots on it! (or I can tune them out and read my book!)

Our friends who own the B & B messed up the dates they'd be gone  to NYC so have guests tomorrow night. This means hubby and I are taking care of them. I had to go to the bakery on my way home from the gym and pick up treats for when they arrive, and treats to go with their hot breakfast. So I now have in my house 2 gorgeous cupcakes, 2 Empire biscuits (2 layer vanilla cookies with white icing), and 2 donuts. I'm hoping the guests eat all of them because they will be a serious temptation if they are leftover after they leave!  

Juggling my workouts a bit as often it's a struggle to do my 1.5 hour workout at the gym and then another hour at home for strength training. So starting today I'm going to start dividing up lower and upper body routines into different days, but keeping upper body all on the same day.

Workout at gym:
  • 30 mins spin bike
  • 15 mins treadmill
  • 10 mins elliptical
  • 5 mins rowing machine
  • 4 sets of 12 on 3 upper body resistance machines, 3 sets of 12 on back machine
  • cables/pulley for triceps - 4 sets of 12
  • 3 sets of 10 lower back lifts
Workout at home:
  • 7 min video routine for triceps/arms (my wrist weights still have not arrived in the post!)
  • dumbbells - 3 sets of 12 - 7 routines
  • push ups
  • triceps dips
Menu:   
  • B:  porridge/cinnamon/strawberries/skimmed milk, tea w/milk, boiled egg
  • S:  post-workout:  2 oatcakes w/pb
  • L:  chicken breast & low fat cheddar on wheat wrap w/extra light mayo, yogurt
  • D:  1 egg, polenta, toast, salad w/avocado & grilled tofu (husband is eating the last serving of leftover curry, so I'm having something a bit different than usual)
  • S:  grapes, clementine
  • Teas & water
TOTAL:  1592

Have a delightful weekend everybody!

Progress as of today: 29 lbs lost so far, only 10 lbs to go!

MzLovely on 04/12/2013:
:) your dinner sounds yummy :) have a wonderful day, and I know you can resist

grannyannie on 04/12/2013:
Thanks!


Mskitty on 04/12/2013:
great workout!


OhioRaven on 04/12/2013:
I love the Scottish accent, Lassy !

grannyannie on 04/12/2013:
I don't even notice my hubby's any more, but I do on people who have thicker accents. :)


Puddles on 04/12/2013:
It all sounds good. Busy Lady. Have a great weekend.

grannyannie on 04/12/2013:
Cheers!


legcramps on 04/12/2013:
Have yourself a delightful weekend as well :)


lolla on 04/12/2013:
Today I am grateful that you are here and I get to share this journey with you! Stay strong around the goodies, it will be challenging! Have a great weekend.

grannyannie on 04/12/2013:
Thank you, Lolla!


IndependentEm93 on 04/12/2013:
Have a great weekend!! =)!


V on 04/12/2013:
Good luck with the unexpected hostibng at the B n B..Have a great weekend Annie <3

grannyannie on 04/13/2013:
Thanks, V!



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