Sunday, 26 February 2012

February 26 2012 and February 27 2012

On Saturday we went to Golden Acre Park and it was very cold and windy. And I ate:


two slices of toast and marmalade

carrot and coriander soup and a bread roll

a scone with butter

bagel with Cambozola and coleslaw and Florida salad and a few small tomatoes

rhubarb and custard

Verdict: Could have had more fruit and veg

Today - Sunday - I went swimming and we had tea at Casa Mia in Chapel Allerton

And I ate:


a bagel with peanut butter

a hot cross bun

a pancake with lemon juice and Canderel

a raw carrot

pizza with anchovies, olives and capers (Napoli)

tiramisu with cream

Verdict: NOT good!

Saturday, 25 February 2012

Friday 24th Feb 2012

In Sheffield all day doing GP recruitment at the end of a very busy but enjoyable week.

And I ate:

Shredded Wheat

an Alpen bar

a small croissant

two apples and some apple juice

carrot salad with nuts, falafel, green salad, three small bread rolls

half a ring doughnut

a bowl of Special K red berries (didn't have a proper tea as I'd kept grazing during the day).

Verdict: Not too good - - but a very long day so could be worse!

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Thursday 23 February - at Leeds Uni

Today I woke up at 4.30am worrying. Sighhh.

And I ate:


a banana

tuna, sweetcorn and lettuce sandwich

packet of prawn cocktail crisps

an apple

individual chicken pie with green beans and sweetcorn

fat-free yogurt

Verdict: not brilliant, but could have been worse!

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

22 Feb 2012

Today I ate:


chicken sandwich with salad cream, white bread

a raw carrot

an apple

fat-free raspberry and cranberry yogurt

two crumpets with jam

At L'Orinaise for David's birthday meal:

hummus, falafel, green salad, bit of couscous, pitta bread

apple pie and custard

an orange

Verdict: Not bad except for the apple pie!

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

At the GP Recruitment

Today I ate:


a cereal bar - nutrigrain

two apples and some apple juice

green salad, nut and carrot salad, some prawns in batter, a couple of pieces of baguette

a chocolate eclair and a bit of lemon cake

two crumpets

a bowl of Special K red berries

and I'm very VERY tired!

Verdict - - ohhhh could be worse, it was SUCH a long day! But good though!

Monday, 20 February 2012

Feb 20th - - dreadful food!

I ended up in Bradford in the rush hour with low blood sugar - - ohhhh not good at all!

So I ate:


peanut butter sandwich

two custard creams

Big Mac with regular fries and orange juice

an orange

Verdict: well it has to be the worst day's food in a LONG while! But it could have been worse I suppose.

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Sunday 19 Feb - swimming and Alee's birthday

I went swimming this morning - did 70 lengths and enjoyed it.

And I ate:



French self-bake baguette with butter

plain yogurt

Roast chicken with sprouts, roast potatoes, Yorkshire puds, sweetcorn

Tinned fruit cocktail with evap milk

Verdict: a bit lacking in fruit and veg but not too bad.

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Saturday 18th Feb 2012

I felt really tired for most of today, though we did make a start clearing Stephen's workroom.

And I ate:


toasted cheese sandwich

plain yogurt


two crumpets with sugar-free jam

Tesco's Lasagne with peas

Diabetic ice-cream

an orange

Verdict: not too bad, could be better, less fruit and veg than usual.

Friday, 17 February 2012

The Seventeenth of February 2012

Today I went to York to meet a plumber who didn't arrive and I came back again. Sighhh.

And I ate:

a bowl of Shreddies

two hot cross buns

a banana

chicken and sweetcorn soup (Chinese takeaway)

four veggie spring rolls with a bit of sweet and sour sauce

Bamboo shoots and water chestnuts

Corner yogurt

two mandarin oranges

Verdict: Really not very good at all, but could be worse I suppose! And I've had a stressful time. Sighh.

Thursday, 16 February 2012

February 16th 2012

Today I was working in Huddersfield in the afternoon.

And I ate:




two hot cross buns

baked potato with cheese, coleslaw, salad (pepper, tomato, cucumber, lettuce, apple)

strawberries with evaporated milk

and I may have an orange before I go to bed!

Verdict - not too bad, plenty of fruit and veg.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Fifteenth Feb 2012

I went to the doctor this morning: and I ate:



bowl of sweetcorn with low-fat butter

packet of crisps

two crumpets with sugar-free jam

fish, oven chips, peas

half a melon



Verdict: plenty of fruit and veg but rather too much fat - - again!!

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

February 14 2012 - Valentine's Day and Safeguarding Children

Today I was doing the Safeguarding Children roleplays in Rotherham.

And I ate:


a banana

one round roll with meat paste (two halves) and radish on top

some cucumber and carrot sticks

a few crisps

nuts and raisins and seeds

Chicken pie and sweetcorn and sprouts

Tinned fruit and evaporated milk

Three squares of chocolate

An orange

Verdict: a bit high in fat but not too bad.

Monday, 13 February 2012

Monday February 13 2012

Fruit and fibre - - smallish portion, end of packet!


cock-a-leekie soup with 2 slices wholemeal bread and butter

plain yogurt with Canderel

2 eccles cakes

Bowl (half tin) of baked beans

more plain yogurt with Canderel

bowl of Special K with red berries


Verdict: could be worse but not brilliant!

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Sunday 12 Feb - - swimming

I went swimming today so didn't have my Gliclazide, and slept a lot to catch up on a lot of missed sleep recently.

And I ate:


a banana

Carvery lunch: turkey, roast and mashed potatoes, cabbage, cauliflower cheese, carrots, peas, swede, parsnip.

a hot cross bun

bowl of Kelloggs Special K red berries

an orange

Verdict: not bad, and plenty of fruit and veg - - just about 8 portions!

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Saturday at the House

So - - - Shreddies

porridge with maple syrup (!) in Wetherspoons


hot cross bun

spag bol (with tomatoes, onions, mushrooms) with pasta and peas

an apple

some lychees

six squares of Cadbury's Whole Nut

an orange

Verdict: lots of fruit and veg, rather too much fat and sugar (though it WAS a cold day!)

Friday, 10 February 2012

Friday 10 Feb

Well I started the day fairly relaxed (for me) but then ended it very stressed sighh.

And I ate:

Fruit and fibre

an apple

a raw carrot

mixed salad

a go-ahead bar

a slice of wholemeal bread and butter

some plain yogurt

Spag Bol with tinned tomatoes, fresh mushrooms and onion in it, with peas and pasta

a corner yogurt

some lychees

Verdict - - well, eight fruit and veg, anyway!

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Back again

Okay, after a gap caused by great business - -


a Gregg's sausage roll at O and G's house

a raw carrot

a scone

spaghetti with courgette, onion, tomato, bacon lardons

6 lychees or maybe 7

an orange

Verdict: Not bad, apart from the sausage roll!