I don't know why it took me so long to get my mind into gear about this diet but it seemed very hard to get started. Still, I have done so now and I'm going to just keep going at a slow and steady pace for the next few months until I have hopefully lost a couple of stone and am back in my 12's (maybe not the thinnest ones but most of them!).
Re my mini-goals, the only one which is eluding me is the exercise. I have not upped it this week. In fact I have NOTHING since my run on Sunday. I fully intended to go running Monday, Tuesday and this evening but have found "valid" excuses each evening.
The main one is the dogs. When D is away, they are home alone (2 of them with access to the garden whenever they want and neighbours who come and go, but alone nonetheless). When I get back in, I just want to spend time with them and take them for a walk and so far the walks have pushed out the runs. I could take them running and will have to do that if I can't come up with an alternative because this is not working at the moment.
I know I will enjy the exercise but am not doing it for some reason.
Anyway, tomorrow, I'm working from home so I will be able to go for a guilt free run in the morning as I won't have a long drive to work. Hopefully that will kickstart me.
This evening I WAS going to go but then Shelley cancelled because it was chucking it down....and I used that as an excuse ....again... So am taking the dogs out now. At least I'm walking, better than nothing I suppose. And there's a bucket load of hoovering to be done so that'll burn off some calories.....sigh....