Occasionally I like to do a day of MyFitnessPal, just to check that my portion sizes are still staying in the right amounts, and that I’m staying on track as I should.  I think it’s a useful tool.  I don’t use it every day, because I don’t find that it is convenient in my life to weigh and measure every mouthful that goes in, but it is useful to have a ballpark idea of the calories I’m consuming.  Having done that with yesterday’s food, I was comfortably under 1600kcal, which should be sufficient to keep losing weight at the moment.

Breakfast – M loves eggs and toast, and asked for it for breakfast, so I thought I’d also have.  Yum yum. 2 slices of wholemeal toast, 2 fried eggs, baked beans and fried onion.

While she was at her art class and R was at school, we went to Hendon Park for a short while.  It. Was. Freezing.  All my nice ideas of “oh I’ll go for a nice walk in a park sometime” were confronted with the reality of frozen toes.  I think indoor exercising is in order for the next few months.

It was very pretty though.

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Lunch – Viennas and ratatouille.  I’ve never made ratatouille before but the only vegetables I could find were onions, a bag of frozen sliced courgettes (they hadn’t been left outside, but were intentionally frozen) and tinned tomatoes.  I basically combined them all in a saucepan with some mixed herbs and some canderel and it was surprisingly nice!

Afternoon snacks – mixed seeds, and roasted salted corn nuts (which were kind of like imitation peanuts, not unpleasant but incredibly calorific for even the tiny amount I measured out).

Supper – H fell asleep about midday, which he doesn’t usually do.  As a result, I didn’t know how late he’d stay up and so I decided to eat what I could before my Lovely Husband went out to his shiur.  So I had some pasta and cheese.  To be honest, I don’t like pasta and cheese all that much.  Because I was counting calories yesterday, I could see that I shouldn’t eat anything else that evening and just leave it at that.  So I did.

That’s all folks.

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