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Water retention + cake = disaster

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Oh so frustrated today! Got on the scales and they shown me a plus of 4 lbs… I’m thinking WTF?! But then thinking about it, it’s pretty much all my own fault. Slacking with exercise and having a few extra treats, I really should not be surprised.

On the other hand, my anaemia is doing my head in at the moment. It’s a week before injection time and I feel total and utter rubbish. After being up for an hour I am ready for bed again, the minute I start moving I have palpitations from hell, so that makes exercising near impossible.

Going to have to stop drinking coffee and stuff like that and get onto drinking more water and potter around the house a little more. I have a dining room table and chairs that are waiting to get sanded down and painted, that should provide me a little exercise I guess :-). Not going to bother with a weigh-in tomorrow as I don’t want to depress myself even more.

Size 20 trousers-check!

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Finally, my first real mile stone has been reached. Today I have fit into my first size 20 pair of trousers 🙂 This does wonders for motivation and for my mood, which has been a little down lately. I have about another 10 pairs of jeans and trousers in my wardrobe in which I have not fit for over four years and I can’t wait to get back into them one by one.

It seems to me that the low carbohydrate way is the way for me to go. I have tried it many other ways but this, as we see, is working well. So I will stick to that for now.

Next mini goal 109kg, which is 10lbs away… ten lbs in a month should be doable if I increase my working out a little, but if it takes six weeks then so be it. I just want to get there, but now I know I will 🙂

Back in the pool…What a Feeling!

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Flashdance... What a Feeling

Today was quite a special day for me, well given the fact that it is now 16.41 it still is a special day. Today I had my first proper swim in three years… half a mile in half an hour. Back then it would have been nothing, as I used to swim a lot more and a lot faster than that, but today it was amazing. Feeling the water and my normally rather clumsy body work together like clockwork, feeling every single muscle in my body for the first time in ages was pretty cool. In fact, I was so happy I almost cried.