• My thoughts and sorrows,  On Diets and weight loss

    Always Diet

    Today I hopped on the scales again. There was no surprise that the scales are now showing even more than when I came back from the hospital with my new baby.It’s depressing!And I felt like crying instantly…. My daughter is right. Mummy can’t eat cakes anymore. Mummy needs to go on a DIET! God how I hate this word! But there is no other way for me….it’s either DIET or FATNESS! I am cursed with genes that will not allow me to live a life without watching what I am eating. It’s true. The only one that is a normal weight in my family is my sister. I want my…

  • Soups

    Celery soup

    I cooked celery soup. If you usually read my blog you will know that I am following the Dukan Diet. I find it quite easy to follow as I am allowed to eat as I want.Anyway last week I was In need for some soup so decided to make some celery soup – had some in the house… Never done it before so I used the good old Internet search to help me and discovered a very simple recipe on the BBC website. Here it is: Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 1⁄2 red onion, chopped 150g/51⁄2oz celery, chopped 200ml/7fl oz hot chicken stock 2 slices toasted…

  • Bread,  Quick Meals

    Healthy pancakes?!?

    You might laugh but the healthy pancakes really exist and I’m going to show you how to make them. First though I need to tell you why I chose to make this healthy option. I didn’t mention it before but at the same time with listening the “Thinking Slimmer” Slimpod I am following the Dukan diet as well. Dukan diet is based on eating proteins as a main food, followed by vegetables and no carbohydrates. I thought it will be quite hard as I used to love (I still do) my potatoes, pasta, and rice. Even though you are not allowed to eat carbohydrates you still need to have oat…

  • Salads

    Tasty and healthy dinner

    Now that I am on the Dukan diet (well I am on it since 2 weeks ago) I am trying to cook something healthy and appealing for the whole family. I am happy to say that the three of us enjoyed the salad with grilled chicken and beef:

  • Words of Wisdom

    Words of Wisdom – 24/1

    Tonight will be my fourth night with Trevor. Even though I didn’t noticed any major changes today I noticed that I stopped thinking about food all the time. Before after every single meal I use to think at what I would like to eat next. So this is a good thing. Anyhow I have some quotes about fat that I would like to share with you. Hope they will make you laugh: Being fat isn’t so bad.. fat people are harder to kidnap!! Unknown quotes “I have a great diet. You’re allowed to eat anything you want, but you must eat it with naked fat people.” – Ed Bluestone “Inside every…

  • Snack

    Low Calorie Snacks

    No matter how much i try and to tell the truth quite often i just quit i don’t seem to lose weight as much as i wish i could! I am going to start this talk about dieting with a few tips about low calorie snacks. This is where i hit the worse! I eat healthy and little during my mealtimes but when it comes to snacking i fail. I believe that if I will try to keep the bad calorie foods or at least minimize them combined with exercise i will be able to loose weight soon…Maybe… So here are 10 low calorie snacks that i enjoy eating: 1.…