Extreme Tiredness

For various reasons I am very tired.  One obvious one is the lateish night and too much wine I enjoyed last night with some of my neighbours down at the Manhunters.  It was great fun and the resulting tiredness was worth it.  But I am also tired because I have not exercised enough, not eaten enough healthy food and eaten too many carby and sweet things this week.

I ate too much sweet stuff today too but at least breakfast had fruity sweet things.  I made a large smoothie with lots of these frozen blckcurrants and a banana.

blackcurrants frozen Some freshly picked chard for extra nutrition.pink chard Tofu and almond milk for protein plus carob powder and cacao nibs for a bit of a zing.tofu and carob Delicious.smoothie 11-5-14I collected Harvey from a ‘no-sleep-whatsoever-over’ and on the way back we had to stop to let one of the steam trains go by.  Like a scene from an Enid Blyton novel.
Tenterden train Being a Sunday and we were at home I roasted a chicken for lunch which I stuffed with lemon and onion, rubbed with garlic and sprinkled thyme over while it roasted.

lemon, onion, thyme and garlic

Roast dinners do seem so comforting.
roast chicken dinner 11-5-14 We had pudding too today, made with mango, raspberries and blueberries.3 fruits Meringue and whipped cream.  Diet disaster but very delicious.meringue, fruit and cream I made a batch of coco-nutty granola as I intend to do much better next week.IMG_5025

There is a portion in a tupperware pot all ready to take to work tomorrow.  I do hope next week is less stressful than the past week has been or even if it is as stressful, that I can deal with it more healthily.

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Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in a small village in the beautiful Weald of Kent with my husband and 2 children. I have been fighting the fat for years but this time I am serious. I want to lose weight and gain health. This blog is about how I am changing my lifestyle so I can lose weight but not by just "being on a diet" but by making small changes to our lives so that as I lose weight, I gain health. I want my family to be healthy too and never have to struggle with their weight like I have. In common with many large people, I have gained and lost weight many times over the years. This time, I want to lose it and maintain a healthy low weight. I am interested in eating food that is nutrient dense and delicious and that appeals to children and adults. I try to use locally produced food supplemented with what I can grow myself. I support and try to use local farmers markets and farm shops. After all, I live in the 'Garden of England' so it seems silly to not take advantage of that. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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One Response to Extreme Tiredness

  1. suzjones says:

    I hope you have a lovely week and that the stress lessens. :)

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