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Weight loss update

Let’s start by saying – I’m envious of Dar’s fitness post today. Driving home, I thought ‘if she can do it (and she’s in a place with all that snow, and she is older than me) then what’s my excuse?’.  So I set up my laptop, and still channeling Dar – I put on her …
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Fancy Dinner – est

Recently, I was granted a surprising bonus from work.  I was keen to save it all, but the BF encouraged me to celebrate.  So I decided to go out for dinner at est, a two hatted restaurant.  Of course, on a 42C day! Due to the heat, this was lunch: There was some other sweeties …
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Black white and gold

So a while ago, I think I mentioned I was planning a spectacular 60th for my mother.  I saw this inspiration picture on BetterAfter: With that in mind, my mum and I worked on a spectacular celebration with her friends and children. And we went literal, unlike Lindsay who went with an interpretation: So let …
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More thoughts on food

Today I had a sick day – I left work half way through the say yesterday with nausea and a headache I’d had for days that wasn’t improving.  Today, I used the day off to see a physio to resolve the pain.  It’s been three months since I’ve needed to get my neck and shoulder …
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Weekend feed

So to finish the week of reporting… I made a smoothie with a banana, the (yucky) unsweetened smooth peanut butter, and… chocolate ice cream. Oh and milk.  Usually the banana is frozen and we don’t have ice cream :s And then I went to a friend’s housewarming. I ate many cups of boozy berries with …
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Friday Feast

Well if one fasts, one must feast! Friday was a lovely work day – I felt like I (once again) tamed my desk and further thinned the large cabinet of inherited paperwork.  I felt very virtuous when i got home, and then headed out with teh BF to meet my parents for comedy (which was …
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Thursday fast

Last night’s meals ended with above, in expectation of fast day Thursday. I held off til noon to eat. Today’s light lunch was a small 100g can of tuna and 250g punnet of strawberries. Nice, but the strawberries weren’t as ripe and yummy as the last batch. I then had a hot choc (47 cals) …
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Sarah eats…

So today, much like yesterday.  Started with oats and blueberries (thought about adding some banana for your sakes, but meh). Stopped by near my old office for a take away mocha.  The taste wasn’t as I remembered, but the barista was different.  It was still lovely to ‘catch up’ with people who remember me but …
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Tuesday Tucker

tucker: Aussie slang for food! I started my day with oats with blueberries – frozen blueberries go in with the oats and water, and defrost in their 2min cycle.  I also almost always have a glass or two of water. On non fast days, it’s almost the next thing that gets me out of bed: …
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Monday Munching

So today’s I fast.  Which means I try to limit my calorie intake to 500 calories. Oh my, it was the toughest fast to date I think! Here’s what I took to work with me. I still have a sore throat, so I skipped the sweet potatoes in favour of another soup for dinner (lunch …
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