Monday, 17 August 2009

Monday in the Office

I was in the office for most of today and Olli got the Letter from the doctor.

Today I ate:


Tuna and cucumber sandwich

Two nectarines and a banana with some evaporated milk

Baked potato and cheese with coleslaw and green salad with peppers and tomatoes

Two small plain scones with raspberry jam

Four squares of white chocolate

Verdict: All going well till the chocolate!

Sunday, 16 August 2009

Saturday and Sunday with Chilli con Carne

A weekend of learning Italian and ironing!

Yesterday I ate:

Special K

Quiche Lorraine with green salad and tomatoes


Chilli con Carne (home made) with rice - made with tinned tomatoes and baked beans and peas and onions


Tub of chocolate mousse

Verdict: All fine till we got to the chocolate mousse!

Sunday: Our wedding anniversary!

And I ate:

porridge with frozen raspberries

an apple

two slices of toast with strawberry jam

two plums

a nectarine

four squares of white Caldey chocolate

Chilli con carne again with rice and peas

Raspberries with evaporated milk

Verdict: Well I shouldn't get scurvy!

A Kiwi fruit

Friday, 14 August 2009

North by Northwest

That was the film we saw tonight and highly enjoyable too!

And I ate:

Special K

a brown bread roll with butter

a plum

a cheese scone

some green salad with bits of carrot and pepper and a tomato

M and S rump steak beefburger with fried onions, peas, oven chips

frozen raspberries and a bit of Arctic Roll

Verdict: Naughty but nice!

Thursday, 13 August 2009

Home and Hungry

Today I was at home all day and was really hungry by late afternoon!

And I ate:

Special K

two small slices of toast and strawberry jam

a large piece of watermelon

three ginger biscuits

five fish fingers, oven chips and peas

tinned fruit cocktail in fruit juice with evaporated milk

an orange

Verdict: Actually not as bad as I thought it was going to be!

Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Fish and Chips

It was a hassly kind of a day so I craved fish and chips. What can I say?

So I ate:

Special K

two thin small slices of toast and a banana

an orange

three ginger biscuits

Fish and Chips (sighhhhhhh)

Large slice of watermelon

Verdict: Oh dear.

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Roast Pork Yum Yum

Today I went and removed the weeds from a patio and really enjoyed it, in the sunshine!

And I ate:

Special K

four small slices of toast, a banana, strawberry jam on two of them

an orange

Roast pork, some crackling, large baked potato, mixed vegetables, gravy.

Verdict: Pretty good! (and delicious too)

Monday, 10 August 2009

Office and Airport

I was in the office all day and later took my brother to the airport.

And I ate:

Special K with red berries

Tuna mayonnaise salad sandwich in brown bap

Nectarine, orange, banana

Scampi and oven chips and peas

Strawberries with evaporated milk

Verdict: Not too bad!

Sunday, 9 August 2009

Friday, Saturday, Sunday - - all together

I don't know why I didn't write this blog for the past couple of days - - too busy and tired I think!

On Friday I ate:


two slices of toast with a banana

lamb steak, new potatoes, peas and carrots

raspberries with a slice of Arctic Roll

Verdict: not bad apart from the Arctic Roll (and enjoyed the film we saw in the evening too!)

On Saturday I ate:

porridge with raspberries

big salad with fish balls, avocado, lettuce, pepper, cucumber, tomatoes, Florida salad


quarter of a Piel de Sapo melon

two slices of bread and jam

On Sunday I ate:

small Shredded Wheats

salad with fish balls, avocado, lettuce, pepper, cucumber, tomatoes, Florida salad (just not so much as yesterday!)

two slices of bread and jam


lamb steak with small portion of boiled potatoes, frozen peas

quarter of a Piel de Sapo melon

four squares of Caldey Island chocolate

Verdict: Not bad apart from the chocolate!

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Tuesday and Wednesday

Yesterday I had a lovely lunch at the Wellington pub (thank you!)

And I ate:

Special K


turkey with roast potatoes, peas, green beans, sweetcorn, carrots, cauliflower

two slices of bread with raspberry jam

a bowl of cornflakes

Verdict: Interesting - - and delicious!

Today I was working at some Government Buildings and I ate:

porridge with frozen raspberries

chilli con carne with rice

a scone

chips and some chicken dhansak

an orange

a nectarine

Verdict: Not as bad as I thought it was going to be when I wrote it down!

Monday, 3 August 2009

Monday in the offce and Olli's Birthday

Today was Olli's birthday but Olli was coming back from Wacken.

And I ate:

Special K


salad with lettuce, tomato, avocado, ham, red pepper

bag of raisins with yogurt coating

cauliflower cheese

half a melon

Verdict: Pretty good!

Sunday, 2 August 2009

Too Much Today

Today I ate too much and I don't know why - - did go for a walk though.

Today I ate:

Special K

baguette and cheese and Branston pickle

five coconut biscuits (WHAT!!!)

half a melon

a banana

Thai Green Curry (Somerfield, quite nice) with wholegrain rice and peas

a gooseberry fool

half a bar of Caldey white chocolate

Verdict: What's going on? Far too much food! I think I left it rather late to have lunch and it all went downhill from there.

Saturday, 1 August 2009

Friday and Saturday

I had a highly enjoyable evening watching Leon and Valiant last night, and forgot to write this blog.

Anyway, yesterday I ate:

Special K

a scone with jam

an orange, a nectarine, a banana

a piece of lemon cake (look, it was home made and it would have been rude to refuse, honest!)

half a portion of spare ribs and half a portion of chicken fried rice and some chips and some prawn crackers (sobs gently but it was YUM)

Verdict: Not the best of days nutrition-wise - - but it was a lovely evening and the Chinese take-away has been shut for weeks!

Today I ate:

porridge with frozen raspberries

a bacon sandwich

an orange

spag bol with tinned tomates and fresh onions and frozen peas

a bowl of strawberries

Verdict: Not too bad, though perhaps a bit too much red meat!