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Week Fifty Two – A Whole Year

I have managed a year on the diet and I have now got to the stage where I only dream of butter every other night. This week I lost five pounds which has reinforced my view that it is easier … Continue reading

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Week Fifty One – Memory Hole

Debbie got on the scales first at this week’s weigh in and had gained half a pound. As she had spent Saturday at my daughter’s hen party I thought half a pound was a fair result. I was feeling slightly … Continue reading

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Weeks Forty Nine and Fifty- Timing or Know your onions

I was going to write a blog post last week if only to say that I lost a pound at the weigh in but as I started to write I realised I wanted to do some more research. Last week … Continue reading

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Week Forty Eight – Wobble

We have found it harder and harder to stick to the diet recently. My brother in law popped in for dinner recently and told me that my portion sizes are creeping up again (if this is the case why am … Continue reading

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Week Forty Six – Different Names for the Same Thing

A few weeks ago at the butcher’s I noticed a new cut of beef labelled “Picanha Roast”. I had thought I was aware of most cuts of beef but this one was new to me. If I was a Brazilian … Continue reading

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Week Forty Four – Damn You, Twitter

Debbie thinks that the diet would be a lot easier if chocolate have never been brought back from the New World by the Spanish. I think it would be a lot easier if I had never discovered Twitter. Most people … Continue reading

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Week Forty Three – Disasters Of My Own Making

I am a fairly competent cook. I can do most things in the kitchen reasonably well and produce food that people enjoy eating. I know what flavours go together so I can improvise from random ingredients if I need to. … Continue reading

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Week Forty Two – Fussy (again)

I know I have written about fussy eaters previously but a few things have happened recently to make me want to revisit the subject. My brother in law visited with his partner and her children last week. I cooked a … Continue reading

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Week Forty One – Oops

I was talking to my daughter about having no ideas for this week’s post. “Why not talk about the excuses dieters use?” I know all about excuses. The blog post I was going to write was going to start “I … Continue reading

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Week Forty – Reboot

Christmas is a hard time for dieters. Debbie and I decided we would suspend the diet over the festive period partly because we felt like treating ourselves but also because we didn’t want to be awkward to cater for as … Continue reading

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