Dragon Tattoo

I went for another scramble today.  I had some portabellini mushrooms which look like this:

I am not always a fan of mushrooms.  They can seem too earthy and rubbery but occasionally they are exactly what I fancy and so it was today.  I am really enjoying kale so had some of that too.  And I was hungry hence the eggs.

It was so good.  2 eggs scrambled.

And the mushrooms seemed meaty rather than rubbery.  A tasty start to the day.

Lunch was aubergine parmigiana which I have made previously as posted about here.  Served with a simple green salad and vinaigrette.

I would have liked more cheese in it but this was healthier with a little less and we all enjoyed it.  Even James, who declares he dislikes aubergines, enjoyed a portion I had left for his supper.

Supper was a quick tuna sandwich.  The evening was rather rushed as I was going out but also wanted to go to Weight Watchers for the first time all year.  I weighed in and found I had lost a pound.  I was really pleased as it means I have lost the weight I believe I gained over Christmas (4 pounds) and a bit more so I am thrilled.  I really am back on track.  All that weighing, measuring and tracking worked and all the walking helped so I will do the same again this week.

After Fat Fighters I went to see The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo with Lara and Abi.  We went to the The Picture House in Uckfield which was a delightful little cinema.  These little independent places are so much better than the giant Odeons and others of that ilk.  The film was fabulous and we all loved it.  The 2 main characters were perfectly cast and acted.  I was so relieved as having enjoyed the book (and now the second in the trilogy) so much I was prepared to be disappointed.  But that was not the case.  Salander was exactly as I had imagined her and Daniel Craig’s Blomkist was completely gorgeous.  I wonder if some facial piercings and a dragon tattoo would make me look urban, edgy and uber cool?

About Lose Weight and Gain Health

Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in Hastings, East Sussex, with my son Harvey and dog, Milton. 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 do not eat animal products so follow a vegan diet. 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. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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5 Responses to Dragon Tattoo

  1. The scrambled eggs sounds really good, never had scrambled eggs and mushrooms before:) 🙂

  2. Laura Stavro says:

    Congratulations on being back on track and your Weigh-In success Zoe. It just goes to prove you can fall off the wagon, get back up and start again with results you like. Fall down 7 times; get up 8.

  3. Lisa Moss says:

    Well done on the weight loss – I need some of your inspiration! I too fell off the wagon but with sicknes bugs aplenty in the Moss household this week, tracking has beent he last thing on my mind. Back to it tomorrow !!

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