Oh happy day!

What a month it’s been! In my quest to find balance one thing that’s fallen by the wayside is the trusty blog. It wasn’t my intention to not update but one has to have priorities, right?

As you know I have been seeing a personal trainer and been on a different duet than “normal” and honestly it’s going all right but sometimes I wish I had never made the decision to do so. I can do the diet and have adapted mostly to it but I don’t find it sustainable or practical for the rest of my life.  Suddenly I am the difficult one at home and in social situations and I’m just not a fan of that.

I have lost a bit of weight but am still not celebrating yet. Call me cautious but it honestly could be the exercise and not the food. Don’t worry though if for some reason I break through the  80kg mark you’ll be the first to know :-)

My PT has also cancelled on me several times, all for good reason I guess but I haven’t got that rhythm with him that I would have expected by now.

Anyway we shall see how the next 2 months work out!

I got a new phone and can now blog from the phone! So for your viewing pleasure,  here’s what a bit of paleo looks like:

Breakfast, after having tea and a hard boiled egg at the house; cottage cheese, cherry tomatoes, celery and a bit of olive oil


Lunch; spinach tomatoes onions courgette and shrimps


Spinach mushrooms leeks chicken and goat’s cheese


Snack of cucumber and red and yellow peppers


So nothing hugely different than before just no grains.

I’m going to talk a bit more about paleo and what I’m learning in the next post. It’s pretty interesting stuff!

3 thoughts on “Oh happy day!

  1. so happy you’re back – happy and working hard with a PT :)

    I could never not eat grains but all those veggies look YUMMY!

  2. Renee,
    I’m so interested to see how your new diet slant works for you. I almost feel glad Dr’s found Crohns in me since it pulled me off the grains. Living without being hungry/having constant cravings=priceless.

    1. there is definitely a difference in no grains. I didn’t have huge cravings but now when i have them I recognise they REALLY are in my head!

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