It’s that time of year again! Christmas. mulled wine, roast potatoes, a fat turkey, Chestnuts roasting on an open fire and all that jazz. The only time of the year where gluttony is accepted. I don’t really celebrate Christmas anymore because the whole ‘consumerism’ issue, however I do eat LOAADS, so this year, in lieu of my upcoming Graduation in January, I’ve decided to go on a little diet to lose a few pounds.
Now i’ve tried EVERYTHING from Atkins to that weird Lemonade/Cayenne Pepper diet (which only lasted 7 hours before I said “SCREW THIS” and proceeded to devour an entire Shephards Pie ^_^)  and none have worked. I even tried that Lighter Life liquid diet for a week, in which I lost 8 pounds, however those liquid diets are quite intense as well as being UBER EXPENSIVE (£63 per WEEK), and so i’m right back to where I started!
I’ll be the first to admit. I have terrible Will Power. I get hyped up for about a week, then forget it by the next week. But THIS TIME, i’m very very determined!! I think the key to dieting is first thinking about your specific eating and working out habits: for example, I don’t eat consistently. I don’t remember the last time I had breakfast, I snack on sugary things a LOT for energy and then I have my main meal really late at night, around 9/10pm. So essentially I only eat one meal a day. My exercise consists of walking everywhere, which is sufficient I guess, but I want to incorperate a more cardiovascular element to it.
So… diet begins this Wednesday and I HAVE to be 100% focused and committed. I’ve joined my local “Slimming World” group for food tips and moral support and all that jazz, and for a workout, I will be using my Wii Fit everyday for 30 mins. I want to get a fitness DVD as well though, to accompany it!
Let the dedication begin!

Does anyone know any effective work out DVDs or food tips? Would be greatly appreciated!!

Peeeeeeeace xxx


October 26, 2010


Xmas Dieting: Slimming World?

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