Been busy at work.
So as part of the new health plan, have cut down to one cup of coffee or tea per day, in the morning. Have been sleeping better since doing that
Was short of time the other day, so just made instant even though I had perfectly good filter coffee sitting around.
This monstrous crime has obviously caused my coffee machine to commit suicide: it hasn't worked since.
So, nor sure whether to buy a new filter machine or just a cafetière <USian>French press</USian>. A coffee machine could tempt me to drink more coffee. On the other hand, they do heat the water to the right temperature and so on. And I get to buy stuff.
This looks interesting, since the jug is built in. Presumably you still have to clean the jug-thingy, but at least it doesn't hang around visibly demanding cleaning.
Strange that it's £15.97 at Amazon but £49.99 at Argos. Be a pain to get it delivered though.
Operation Become Less Fat
Roughly six weeks in, 8 pounds down at 13st 10. Have made a few changes since last time. I'm a lot less fat than I was starting out the first time, so I'm not doing things as strictly. Trying to stick to below 2,000 calories per day, but not counting them regularly since I have a fair idea what's in what. Not doing any running: since I'm walking to work and back (about a mile and three-quarters each way) when it's not raining, can't be bothered going out to pound the asphalt again. Still sticking to the 5BX plan (Canadian Air Force exercises), with a bit on the dumb-bells every other day.
Not sure if I can be bothered keeping a diary full-time, but...
Breakfast: Cornflakes with skimmed milk and sugar. Tea.
Lunch: Lamb and chickpea soup, small chicken sandwich.
Snack: One chocolate donated at work.
Supper: Steak and Kidney pudding (approx 420 kcal), steamed potato, steamed
veg (carrots, fine beans, asparagus). Dessert: WeightWatchers yoghurt.
Bedtime: Chocodirect drinking chocolate with skimmed milk and a shot of Jack Daniels.
Exercise: 5BX Chart 2 Level B. 3.5 miles walking. Dumb-bells.
Breakfast: Coco pops with skimmed milk. Tea.
Lunch: Minestrone & Pancetta soup, small bacon sandwich.
Snacks: three chocolates/sweets donated by coworker back from Dubai
Supper: Heinz Beef Broth Meal Soup (170 kcal), bread, 2 portions of cheese.
Tesco Healthy Living Chocolate Sponge Pudding (220kcal)
Bedtime (projected): Young's London Ale.
Exercise: 5BX Chart 2 Level B. 3.5 miles walking.
What I'm Watching
Elektra. Mediocre martial arts actioner with Jennifer Garner running around in a silly costume hitting people. So, nice concept, but it's dull and slow-moving. The action sequences are unimaginative and poorly staged: they seem to try to distract you by drawing your attention to the backdrops. Plot "twists" are signaled well in advance. Also takes itself far too seriously despite extreme cheesiness. Not totally unwatchable though.
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