Sunday, 23 February 2014

Sunday weigh-in : The Flu Diet

This week was a total non-starter. I felt really rough on Monday and Tuesday but managed to drag myself into work just about. On Wednesday, which was my day off, after 3 days with a fever of over 39°, I thought I'd better pop to the doctor's. He told me it's flu and I spent the rest of the week in bed.

 I didn't care what I ate this week. There was lots of freezer diving, I seemed to drink gallons of orange juice, and boiled sweets and ultra-sugary cough mixture have never been far from my side to soothe my throat and stop me coughing. I did sleep through a couple of meals and eat a lot of soup though.

Somehow, when I jumped on the scales this week, I saw 83.1kg flash up so a loss of almost 1kg- wow, that's more like it !

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Positives of the week

- Just before taking to my sick bed, I did an endurance jog on the WiiFit and amazed myself by completing it - that's a 10 minute jog with no break that covered just over 2km. Not bad for a first time and it was even enjoyable !

- All this coughing is giving my abdominal muscles a serious workout !!

- Madhouse Daddy seems to be on a mission to constantly feed me homemade soup to help me get better - no complaints here !

- My weight lost total has gone back to double figures and my ticker has moved to 11kg - yay !

Current targets 

Last week's target : I somehow forgot to set targets last week - how's that for a premonition ?!

This week's targets : Don't overdo things on the WiiFit until I'm 100% but start again on a daily basis as soon as possible, even if it's just hula hoop and balance games. Enjoy baking with the kids but don't eat too many cakes ! Go on, aim for the 82 point somethings - they're well in sight !

Short-term targets : I have a new pair of bright blue target jeans to fit into ! (Done but I want them to be a bit looser.)

Longer-term targets : Get back to the 70-somethings. Get my badges back to "weight lost" being more than "left to lose"

STILL TO GO : 15.2kg

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  1. Hope you are starting to feel better, nothing beats the flu diet although it never lasts! Whenever I'm ill there are only two things I ever want to eat, ready salted crisps and a no meat version of potato ash so just potatoes, carrots and onions - my mum will make me a big batch when I'm super poorly.
    Anyway rest is always best when ill, I know there are a lot of things flying about and I'm on my way to a nasty cold - I think it is waiting to strike next Wednesday when I'm having a mini holiday! Right, time for me to go and type my weekly weigh in!

    Sharon xx
    Beauty, Miscellany

    1. I'm feeling a lot better now, although I still have an annoying cough lingering. Enjoy your mini holiday and thanks for linking up xx

  2. Every cloud! Hope you're feeling better :)


    1. Definitely ! lol. Thanks for linking up xx

  3. Get well soon! I've lost the will to live with my weigh in posts i might weigh myself tomorrow and see how i feel about it! I doubt i've lost anything though!
    Keep going your doing well
    Vicky x

    1. Sometimes a little break does you good, stay positive ! xx

  4. Really sorry to hear that you've been so ill Cheryl, flu really takes it out of you. I hope that you feel better soon. Well done on the jogging and your fantastic loss this week. xx

    1. Thank you - I did 2 x 10 minute endurance jogs back to back earlier (4km total) which I was very impressed with ! :)

  5. Hope you are feeling better! (p.s. please send madhouse daddy to my house!) Good luck with your targets, I so love that you have jeans to fit in to, such a good thing to aim for x

    1. That's one of the ideas from the SlimPod Thinking Slimmer website - they have loads of really interesting/motivating articles and ideas so it's a great place to look, even if you don't want to buy one :)

  6. Well done! Hope you are feeling better soon, I have loads of clothes to fit into, had to stop myself buying any more :-)

  7. Almost better, just an annoying cough now. Target clothes have to be a good thing - great as a calorie free treat ! lol

  8. Hope your cough is a bit better now, they are definitely annoying. Thanks for linking up and well done on the jogs and the loss :)