A New Strategy

After what happened with the doughnuts last week, I have thought of a way to prevent this from happening again in the future. Ok this is it. I will always be keeping a… Continue reading

Getting too hungry

When I went to Weight Watchers (2008 and 2010), they taught me this fundamental fact. Never let yourself get too hungry. Why? Very hungry people don’t make good food choices! I know that… Continue reading

Eating out without the weight gain

We all know that restaurant and take away food isn’t always low in kilojoules. I love going out and it’s more for the company of friends and the ambience. Here’s how to enjoy… Continue reading

Incidental Exercise

For three out of seven days I have a desk job. So I don’t burn many calories at work. On these days I take every opportunity to walk as much as I can.… Continue reading

Cycles of Weight Loss and Weight Gain

From 2008 to 2011 my weight was up and down. My decision to join Weight Watchers was made after a disastrous shopping trip to buy jeans. I didn’t fit into any of the… Continue reading

A Healthy Winter Warmer

A vegetarian friend of mine gave me a recipe for ratatouille, although I did modify it slightly. This is such a tasty dish for warming you up in winter and is only around… Continue reading

Weigh you food

Weigh your food accurately. First things first, it’s a good idea to buy some digital kitchen scales. Then you can weigh your food portions accurately and add up the kilojoules that you have… Continue reading

An Unexpected Benefit

My kids have been asking me for a soda stream for a long time. I finally gave in and bought them one a few weeks ago. After making a few bottles of soft… Continue reading

Walking in Autumn Weather

A good way to start, especially if you haven’t been doing much exercise lately. The weather is starting to cool down in Sydney, so outside exercise is more pleasant of late. Me and… Continue reading

Daily food plan

Creating a daily food plan – part 2 Now for the fun part. Adding the actual food and the kilojoule or calorie¬†value to your daily food plan. A lot of products on the… Continue reading