Browsed by
Tag: weight loss

Self Care Sunday

Self Care Sunday

I have decided that this week self care would involve layers and layers of warm stuff. And hibernate-level of physical activity. I have to admit though… that the lack of physical activity might have affected my weight loss plan. I’ve been eating the way I did before, but it seems like I am now hitting a plateau. The only observable thing that has changed since the last time I made a great progress is my job. I was working, and…

Read More Read More

That Extra Stress You Don’t Need

That Extra Stress You Don’t Need

Dammit! I’ve almost done it again. Apologies for missing last Sunday’s weigh in update. I was so consumed by this new extra stress I knew I shouldn’t have burdened myself with. But let me tell you a silly story which started it all… If you are living in England, you might have heard that we have been under this lockdown measure since boxing day last year. If you haven’t heard about it, well… now you have. One of the Covid…

Read More Read More

How Do You Do It Wrong?

How Do You Do It Wrong?

If you are a regular social media user you must be familiar with these “You’ve Been Peeling Banana The Wrong Way” sort of clickbait links. And then if just for the sake of it, you actually clicked one of those links, they would come up with the most impractically outrageous ways of doing things… from squishing lots of plum tomatoes between plates, or using used plastic bottles to suck egg yolks… One of those ‘kitchen hacks’ I hate the most…

Read More Read More

What is OMAD?

What is OMAD?

Weight loss community is a world full of jargon and abbreviation. I mean, you’d see these CICO, TDEE, IF… and had no idea what these experienced dieters were talking about. And then they broke down the abbreviation, and you thought… ah… those things, I’ve done those already. Like OMAD. Scrolling through both wordpress reader and instagram to get some inspiration of what I would cook for the day, I often come across this hashtag. I kept thinking, what the hell…

Read More Read More

Self Care Sunday

Self Care Sunday

These last couple of days felt a little bit scary to me. This pandemic has turned a lot of people including me into a semi hypochondriac. From the constant need to wipe out everything I touched, to pumping hand gel to my already drying hands… to feeling immensely annoyed when my husband did not sing happy birthday while washing his hands. That’s not true… I wasn’t annoyed, I was anxious. Immensely anxious when I thought my husband did not wash…

Read More Read More

Self Care Sunday

Self Care Sunday

Sometimes when I write my blog, I also wonder how other bloggers do theirs. As in… Do they reset their weekly counter from the beginning of the year, so this Sunday would be the 2nd week of the year (or 3rd?). Or… since we are just keep going on, so this Sunday would be the 24th (..? I actually lost count). Or does it matter? I mean I have to admit that I do care about what other people think…

Read More Read More

The Importance of Routines

The Importance of Routines

If there is one thing I miss so much about my pre-lockdown life is probably the daily routine. Having a predictable day is boring, but quoting Ryan Reynolds in The Hitman’s Bodyguard: Boring is Good. I like Ryan Reynolds, but who doesn’t? Anyway… where was I? Oh look how easy I got distracted. I mean I was ready to make a full wholesome post about the need to stick on a routine and then there was Ryan Reynolds… and then…

Read More Read More

Confession Time: I Don’t Like Working Out

Confession Time: I Don’t Like Working Out

I would actually use the word ‘hate’ to describe my feeling towards exercising, but ‘hate’ is such a strong word. Instead I might just say that I really really do not like exercising… That’s the closest thing to hate I could manage. Some mornings, one of my colleagues would come to work all happy and chirpy, and being a nosy colleague, I would always ask her: ‘what’s the good news?’. Four times out of five, there were no good news….

Read More Read More

Self Care Sunday (week 14)

Self Care Sunday (week 14)

Gosh I felt like a complete loser last week. Not a very good feeling. But now that finally the headache is gone… and hopefully gone for good, I am ready for a session of self care. I am going to go for a total spoiling Sunday today. I am going to go BIG. You know why? Because it is my birthday weekend!! Both my husband and I are taking three days off, so that we can have a proper celebration….

Read More Read More

What Is The Difference Between Food Addiction and Binge Eating Disorder?

What Is The Difference Between Food Addiction and Binge Eating Disorder?

Since my post about addiction a couple of weeks ago, I started to think a lot about crisps and my rich tea biscuits. I thought for days that maybe… maybe I am as susceptible as any other people in this planet. Food might not sound as deadly as nicotine, or alcohol — unless of course, you are allergic to it — but, we have established that you can basically get addicted to anything that makes your brain released that happy…

Read More Read More

%d bloggers like this: