Weight Loss Update Week 4

To read last week’s post, please click here.
So far I have lost a grand total of 10lbs! I’m actually very proud of myself for sticking to my new diet and exercise regime for as long I have. I know it’s only been four weeks, but this is the longest that I have ever actually stuck to a diet and the great news is that I still feel motivated enough to continue on my weight loss journey!
Unfortunately this week I have actually gained one pound, so my current weight is 10st6. I’m not disheartened by this though, because I know where I have been going wrong. For the past few evenings I have been having two slices toast. 
I broke my rule of not eating after 7pm, but from yesterday onward I am back on track! 
My target weight is 9st7 so I’m not too far off. If you haven’t read my previous weight loss posts then I’ll just recap on my goals. Obviously eating healthy food, avoiding junk food and eating no more than 1,400 calories a day. 
I’m also aiming to do 90 minutes of excercise a week and this is split into three 30 minute sessions over three days. This week I have done 66 minutes of exercise! Unfortunately, one of our twins was ill on Thursday meaning I only managed to do 6 minutes of exercise.
If you’ve read last weeks post then you’ll know that I have been using my Roger Black 2-in-1 cross trainer and exercise bike. I was also sent a set of Maxitone weights from Argos as part of my new years resolution so I’m hoping to incorporate that into my workout regime this week. 
I’ve actually found that since starting my weight loss journey there are lots of different types of fitness equipment available and most of which can easily be fitted in your home. When Twin Daddy and I buy our first home together I’m planning on having a quiet area for myself where I can put all my gym equipment and exercise.
Anyway, that’s enough talk of exercise for now, let’s take a look at what I’ve been eating this week!
Day 21
Breakfast: 2 Weetabix with semi-skimmed milk, 2 crossaints
Lunch: Beans on toast
Dinner: Weightwatchers sausage and mash
Snacks: Madeira cake slice, yoghurt, 

Total calories consumed: 1,398
Day 22

Breakfast: 2 crossaints
Lunch: Homemade ham salad with dressing
Dinner: Chicken stir fry
Snacks: Madeira cake slice, yoghurt, apple, cookie

Total calories consumed: 1,794

Day 23

Breakfast: 2 Weetabix with semi-skimmed milk
Lunch: Homemade ham salad sandwich
Dinner: Weightwatchers sweet and sour chicken with rice
Snacks: Apple, yoghurt, madeira cake slice

Total calories consumed: 1,242
Day 24 

Breakfast: 2 Weetabix with semi-skimmed milk
Lunch: Roast chicken sandwich
Dinner: Turkey breast with brie, cranberry and vegetables
Snacks: Yoghurt, apple, cookie
Total calories consumed: 1,114
Day 25

Breakfast: 2 Weetabix with semi-skimmed milk
Lunch: Homemade ham salad with dressing
Dinner: Cod and chips
Snacks: Apple, yogurt 

Total calories consumed: 1,343
Day 25
Breakfast: 2 Weetabix with semi-skimmed milk
Lunch: Cheese on toast
Dinner: Chicken and Chilli Cheese with Nacho Crumb and Veg
Snacks: Apple, yogurt, toast 

Total calories consumed: 1,032
Day 26
Breakfast: 2 Weetabix with semi-skimmed milk
Lunch: Homemade ham salad sandwich
Dinner: Jacket potato with cheese and vegetables
Snacks: Yogurt, toast, pear 

Total calories consumed: 928
The main area that I’ll be working on this week is to snack less. This week has seen an increase in the amount of snacks I’ve been consuming so fingers crossed that I can report back to you all next week with a weight loss!
My New Years resolution is brought to you in collaboration with Argos

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