After a week's holiday I was dreading getting on the scales this morning, especially as I had done no exercise at all and had allowed myself one ice-cream everyday. Last week's targets were as follows:
1. try and maintain my weight (I doubt a weight-loss is on the cards while I'm on holiday) and
2. try and make healthy choices along with the occasional ice-cream.
So imagine my surprise - and delight - when I found I'd lost ¾lb! Amazing.
When I thought about it though, despite the lack of exercise and the ice-creams - and okay, the burger and chips (twice), I hadn't eaten between meals and hadn't snacked in the evenings either. I also usually have wine every night while we're on holiday, but this time I only had wine on two evenings. So, even though I wasn't eating my usual healthy options, I didn't go OTT either. It made me realise that I can actually eat without over-indulging even when the normal routine is broken, and can get back on track again quite quickly. And to lose even a small amount is the cherry on the cake for me.
My favourites are the Dorset Cereals and Jordan's Crunchy Oats. When I was planning this post, I emailed both companies to ask for permission to use images of their products and was very happy that not only did they say yes, but both companies also wanted to offer some samples to the bloggers taking part on the Big Momma Challenge!