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New plan - eating earlier?

Reader, it's been six weeks since I last blogged about my Slimming World journey. I had great plans for the Summer 1 term - I was going to get ON IT and get down to that stone. But, no. Oh well, onwards and ... sort of downwards. I am slowly getting there. I have bought another 12 week countdown which ends when I go on holiday to Cornwall in the summer. I ought to get to 1.5 stones at least by then. That's my aim. 

Here's a pic of my dad's famous leek and potato soup and it is delicious. The only thing with soup is that you need to eat it with bread! I don't like not using my HEB for breakfast, so I can't switch around the bread then, but I suppose I could eat an omelette or bacon and eggs for breakfast! 

I have just spotted another recipe for spicy chicken and veg soup, and I have decided to make it on a football day. If it's on a weigh-in day, I could also sneak in some no-knead bread that I fancy making. Watch this space ...


My (small) health concerns have made me realise that sausages are a trigger for me, so I've been avoiding them - which is hard when I love breakfasts. I've also realised that after being away for five days, I haven't had my throat burn after dinner. Usually at home, I relax on the sofa after dinner. And we eat late most nights due to football training. While I was away, I was much more active (even if it was going to the bar to drink after dinner!) and distracted too, I suppose. If I changed my eating times to before football, I wonder what would happen? 

Rough plan:

Monday - leave for football at 6.15pm. I only have from 5-6pm to eat as I walk from 4-5pm, but I could manage a spag bol in the slow cooker. That would work.
Eg: spag bol

Tuesday - nothing in the evening. I'm planning to use this as my beach hut evening, but that could incorporate salad or stir fry, which is quick.
Eg: salad/stir fry

Wednesday - the boy takes himself to training now, so I don't have to rush. He would need to eat at 5pm, which might mean a slow cooker meal unless I want to cook from scratch when I get home from work on that day. 
Eg: meatballs in slow cooker and pasta

Thursday - training means leaving at 5.15pm. This is the hardest one as it's too early to eat. It's also my weigh in day, so I could eat after training (8pm) just as a one-off.
Eg: soup in slow cooker and bread made earlier

Friday, Saturday, Sunday - we always play by ear.

Now if I could just fit in my exercise....!

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