Portion sizes

Further to yesterdays’ post ‘Four days in – Weight Watchers‘ I was determined to start the day with a ‘good’ breakfast, rather than grabbing some toast and jam as I’ve done throughout the week. I decided that porridge was the thing and better than this I thought I’d weigh my porridge and only eat the…

Four days in – Weight Watchers

It’s been a funny kind of week so far because I’ve been studying A LOT for my Driver Theory Test (passed today – yippee).  My husband has also been away on business and so I’ve been chief dog walker and guardian of the household chores.  Put the two together and I’ve not been as focused…

Avocados! – Weight Watchers

After a particularly hideous run this morning I needed some avocado and oat cakes in my life.  Cue me almost falling off my chair when I realised that three oat cakes and half an avocado ‘cost’ nine SmartPoints.  One third of my daily SmartPoint allowance! However, I enjoyed every mouthful and as my run earnt…

Day 1 – Weight Watchers

As my first day on the Weight Watchers plan draws to a close I have the following thoughts on my experience so far: Pros Simplicity – it didn’t take me long to get to grips with the concept of SmartPoints and FitPoints. Online support – a WW coach is available to ‘chat’ 24/7, I used…

12 diets, 12 months – Weight Watchers

Today is the first day of my twelve month weight loss challenge, where I will attempt to lose five or maybe even six stone (positive thinking!) whilst testing twelve different weight loss methods. I have chosen to kick off my experiment with the Weight Watchers online diet plan.  When identifying the different types of diets…

Twelve months twelve different diets!

The idea came to me earlier in the week after I’d watched the ITV programme ‘Save Money Lose Weight’, in the hope that I might glean some valuable diet and exercise tips. The premise of the programme was as follows: “In Save Money: Lose Weight, six overweight Brits take on six off the shelf diets…

Welcome to my blog!

I am a 40 something woman who went vegan for ethical reasons over two years ago, prior to this I was a lifelong vegetarian.  I live in the UK where veganism is increasing in popularity at the moment. Until recently I worked full time as an Accountant in an office based role.  Having just collected…