Right, so as those of you who follow me already know, I’ve returned to restricting mode but with an increased limit of 700 calories (ew it seems so much when I type it but I know it’s the right thing to do) and since I’m having a new start, I thought it’d make sense to sit down for minutes and make a daily food plan. This is what I usually prefer having because it helps to keep the structure and I’m more likely to stick to it if it’s all mapped out and ready. Plus it means I am less likely to give up and binge because I’m eating more now and at regular intervals. On the bus journey home from sixth form, I made two different meal plans – one for the weekdays when I have school, and another for weekends. I thought some of you may be interested in reading what I will be eating and maybe you might want to copy it as it is extremely filling and pretty healthy, not to mention yummy!

Click here!! to read my weekday meal plan

Click here!! to read my weekend meal plan

I feel so motivated and ready to finally start losing weight and feeling good about myself because right now I am just big sack of lard; it’s pathetic. As for today’s intake:

B – toast w/ jam (118) and tea (15)

L – weight watchers beef lasagna (247) eurgh this tasted horrible, I won’t be buying this one again!

S – special k biscuits (98) and medium orange (55)

D – baked beans (60) w/ boiled egg white (17)

= 610 calories

Today has been such a great day! I don’t feel guilty about eating that much because I’m just full and satisfied so there is no chance I’ll be scoffing my face later on. Hopefully I can keep this up for the rest of the week, and the week after that haha. I usually slip up and binge by Wednesday but I don’t see that happening this time, because I’m just feeling so positive about everything.

I hope you’re all have a good day, too!

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Today’s intake

November 11, 2012

Today's intake

I went food shopping today and found these yummy little beauties – full ready meals for less than 300 calories a bowl. Not only that, but it was on offer, 3 for only £3 so I bought a variety of different meals. One of them was a beef lasagne (as pictured), and the other two was a chicken curry and chilli con carne with rice. Yum.

My intake today was:

B – two belvita breakfast biscuits (116) a small banana (60) and tea (15)
L – chilli con carne with rice (284)
S – medium orange (55)
D – yet to be decided

I’m keeping my calorie intake below 700 calories from now on, which is an increase from the usual 500 but I’ve noticed it’s a lot more difficult to get through the school day on only 500 calories.

Finally back again!

November 9, 2012

A lot has happened in my personal life which has prevented me from updating as regularly as I used to, and it’s also made me eat so much more and gain back far too much weight. I’m not going to go into detail about it, but I got pregnant even though I was on contraception and ended up terminating it. On top of that, I’ve been under a lot of stress with school exams, university applications, and my relationship, but I’m sick of putting junk into my body and feeling like shit so I am ready to start losing weight again.

As I type this, I am lying in bed with my tummy rumbling because I have been awake for over 4 hours but still haven’t eaten breakfast yet. I will in a second, but first I am going to plan out my intake for today so I don’t go out of control. My calorie limit is 600 calories and here is what I plan to eat:

B – two belvita breakfast biscuits (116) and tea w/brown sugar (15)

L – spaghetti and sausages in a tomato sauce (162)

S – medium orange (62)

D – tomato soup (76) w/ melba toast (24)

= 455 calories