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May 2011

    How do you spend yours?

    31/05/2011

    Those in the know will get how this works, I’m talking Weight Watcher ProPoints. Because of my current weight I’m allowed 40 propoints per day and have a weekly allowance of 49 propoints to use as I wish. This is how I would typically use my daily allowance;

    Breakfast:
    40g Just Right cereal (6pp) 6/40
    1/2 pint of semi skimmed milk to use in coffee and a splash on my cereal (4pp) 10/40

    Midmorning snack:
    Apple (Opp) 10/40
    Weightwatcher snack bar (2pp) 12/40

    Lunch: 
    Wholemeal Pitta (4pp) with 2 slices of wafer thin ham (2pp) and lettuce (Opp) 18/40
    Salt and Vinegar Snack a Jacks (2pp) 20/40
    Ryvita (1pp) and Extra Low Fat Laughing Cow Cheese  (Opp) 21/40
    Milkybar buttons Treat Size (2pp) 23/40

    Dinner:
    Italian Chicken aka Devils chicken (5pp) 28/40
    40g Basmati Rice (4pp) 32/40
    80g Mixed Frozen Veg (2pp) 34/40
    Cabbage, Brocolli and Cauliflower (Opp) 34/40

    Anytime:
    Pink and Whites (1pp) 35/40
    Nectarine (Opp) 35/40
    Curly wurly (3pp) 38/40
    Weight Watcher Ginger Crunch Biscuits (2pp) 40/40

    I’ve been bulking out my meals to stop me picking at unhealthy options in between meal times but I always seem to have at least 5 or 6 points left over. I’m not happy with how my weightloss seems to have slowed down recently having only lost 4lb in the last 3 weeks. Do you think I should use them all and treat myself to a curly wurly or a packet of biscuits (WW) or should I try and not use them? I’d be interested in hearing how you spend your points and if you can see any errors in what I’m eating.

    I’m also quite active doing Zumba for an hour three times per week and take Mikey out at least 4 times per week. Sundays we walk 4.5 mile in just under 90 minutes.

    Help! I really want to shake my weightloss so I can get off this plateau and get into the next stone bracket (only 3lb away!) {sig}

  • Week 20 inch loss stats…

    Since the start of my weightwatchers journey, every 4 weeks you are encouraged to take your measurements to see how the body is changing along with the obvious weightloss. And I’m so pleased because my as…

    30/05/2011
  • Weightloss Wednesday…Week 20

    So week 20 and i’ve lost 0.5lb. I know a loss is a loss but i’m still not impressed. I really thought after doing 2 sessions of Zumba this week already and sweating like a pig…

    25/05/2011
  • Woo Woo and a curry..

    Friday night I was invited out by some friends who I have got to know over the last 5 months at WW and Zumba. It was one of the ladies birthdays and as we…

    23/05/2011
  • Weightloss Wednesday…Week 19

    Not entirely impressed with weigh in tonight. Scales showed I’d lost 0.5lb! Yep, half a flippin’ pound. If I’d have sat on my bum all weekend I wouldn’t have minded that but Saturday we…

    18/05/2011
  • Bloggers’ Quilt Festival – Spring 2011

    As part of the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival – Spring 2011, please let me introduce you (again!) to my first ever completed quilt – the Nostalgia quilt. My in-laws bought me a jelly roll of…

    14/05/2011
  • Lost my sewing mojo!

    Thank goodness it’s Friday! It’s been a tough week and so long (not used to 5 working 5 days! lol) work is getting extremely busy which is great but it’s also very draining so when…

    13/05/2011
  • Weightloss Wednesday….week 18

    Can I get a woop woop? Weigh in showed I’d lost 3lb this week.. I am so so pleased as I lost the one I gained last week plus an extra two so i’m…

    11/05/2011
  • I heart routine..

    Back to normal, back to exercising regularly, back to eating normal food, back to losing weight? Well, I hope that’s whats going to happen. It’s official. I love being in my normal routine. This weekend…

    10/05/2011
  • Bank Holiday Blues..

    We’ve been spoilt with another bank holiday and I think my body has had enough. It needs routine, it needs regular exercise (I’m missing Monday Zumba..boo hoo!) it needs to get back to normal!…

    04/05/2011