This week on Loving Me I thought I would change things up a bit. There’s been some very raw and emotional posts, there’s been a bit of light relief, and this week I am going practical with a healthy recipe that the whole family will enjoy.
I love Italian food. You cannot go wrong with a pasta recipe. And a quick pasta bake on a cold winters day is a perfect family meal. This LighterLife recipe is great for me because it’s things I always have in the fridge or larder. It’s delicious and it’s filling.
As you can see I used penne instead. Equally yummy!
Loving Me is a weekly weight loss series following the LighterLife Fast plan.
My Weight Loss Diary
What is LighterLife Fast?
LighterLife Fast is based on the 5:2 diet concept. You eat healthily for 5 days and then fast for 2 days on restricted calories. On the fast days you eat 4 of the LighterLife Fast food packs. These food packs give you 100% of your daily nutrition.
So there was a wedding this week. A wedding where we got to leave the kids at home for 24 hours (with adult supervision of course!) There was a lot of free flowing alcohol. A lot of it flowed in my direction. But I had a great time with some great friends and I am not going to feel guilty about it, because it’s really not a regular occurrence!
The rest of the week I was really good. As mentioned last week I fasted on Tuesday and Thursday rather than doing two consecutive days. It made it feel much more manageable. Not so much in what I was eating, but mentally I think I stayed positive. I also tried the double chocolate bar. Wow! Delicious and really filling. I had trouble finishing it.
Because of the wedding I wasn’t expecting a huge loss this week, then I got my period the day before weigh day so was feeling very bloated, so I was really pleased to still loose this week, as I was expecting a maintain.
Week Five Weight Loss:
Total Weight Loss = 11 Pounds in five weeks.
17 pounds left to go for my Christmas goal of 2 stone.
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