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by flyingpig
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:34 am
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Wednesday
Ice cream again

Thursday
Breakfast: weetabix
Lunch: beans and scrambled egg on toast, cheese, mango
Dinner: aubergine and green lentil curry with naan, grapes
by flyingpig
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:59 pm
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Tuesday Lunch was too small. There were biscuits in the staffroom. I was very tired. There are no more biscuits. I didn't really enjoy my dinner. There was ice cream in the freezer. There is less ice cream in the freezer. I am still tired. I think the adrenaline of last week is dying down and now i...
by flyingpig
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:00 pm
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Monday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: veggie sausages and beans on toast with cheese, grapes Dinner: vegetable tagine and cous cous Oh dear, Over! :lol: I nearly missed it in my "argh so much work to do" bubble, but I was still checking the news occasionally just in case the go...
by flyingpig
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:57 am
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Friday
Breakfast: porridge
Lunch: scrambled egg in a pitta bread, cheese
Dinner: vegan pizza, mozzarella sticks and potato waffles

Thank goodness that week is over! I think I only managed to keep it green because there was no time to find or eat chocolate!
by flyingpig
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:34 pm
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Thursday
Breakfast: pancakes
Lunch: tuna sweetcorn pasta salad, grapes
Dinner: turkey curry and rice

I actually ate lunch at lunchtime. May have eaten breakfast in the car on the way to work though...

Hope you're all ok state-side. Just when you thought things couldn't get any crazier!
by flyingpig
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:13 am
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Wednesday
Breakfast: omlette with cheese
Lunch: tuna sweetcorn pasta salad, two oranges
Dinner: green lentil shepherds pie, peas

Well, this lockdown is not causing me to stress eat. In fact, the opposite, I keep forgetting to eat. Toooooo much work. This too shall pass!
by flyingpig
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:40 pm
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Tuesday Breakfast: porridge and a banana Lunch: pasta with smoked salmon, cream cheese and peas, red pepper Dinner: falafel and salad in pitta bread Well my work life balance is still stuck heavily to the work side. A few very long days and sleepless nights, but we made it through day 1 of Lockdown...
by flyingpig
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:26 am
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Boris' hair has always been like that. He's a sort of running joke, I'm not sure how he ended up as prime minister. https://images.app.goo.gl/yc5XX9mZpZjo2brR6 He was more entertaining when he was not trying to guide us out of a pandemic. A family member said this earlier today, sums up my feelings ...
by flyingpig
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:20 pm
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Monday Breakfast: porridge and a banana Lunch: Salmon and cream cheese sandwich, butternut squash soup Dinner: roast vegetable pasta Well. All schools are now closed. So at least we feel justified for making the decision earlier and we had a whole day to plan whereas every primary school that didn'...
by flyingpig
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:22 pm
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Topic: flyingpig checkin
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Sunday Blergh Defo continued to eat my stress. But some of that stress has gone as my school is now closed to all except key worker and vulnerable children. Remote learning time... I don't know if that was the right decision, but I'm glad a decision has been made and hopefully I will feel less anxi...
by flyingpig
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:50 am
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Topic: flyingpig checkin
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Saturday I did consider keeping Saturday green (not generally a good idea, but I didn't feel like treats), but now there is major stress about primary schools reopening. Headline news in the UK. To try not to think about it, I baked. Only I was so stressed I messed up my baking. So my meals were al...
by flyingpig
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:56 pm
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Happy New Year! Thursday :!: Decided to have New Year's Eve as a s pecial day. Mostly ate normally just had brownies and ice cream after dinner. Then felt ill and went to bed way before midnight. Slept right through all the fireworks and woke up 11 hours later. Something I ate yesterday definitely d...
by flyingpig
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:54 pm
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Wednesday Breakfast: half a bacon sandwich, a mince pie Lunch: bread, cheese, a couple of chestnuts, cucumber, red pepper and a bowl of butternut squash soup Dinner: turkey curry, apple, mango Was having quite a productive day- finally started some work (decided to plan both in person and online, j...
by flyingpig
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:35 am
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Tuesday
Breakfast: porridge (very small portion, ran out of oats) and a mince pie
Lunch: turkey curry with rice, a banana
Dinner: turkey soup and a turkey and stuffing sandwich

Still got portions of turkey soup/curry but no actual turkey by itself left.
by flyingpig
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:28 pm
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Thank you! I think this is my earliest post - Christmas green day ever :o Monday Breakfast: mince pies Lunch: cheese, tomato and lettuce open sandwich, mackerel and cucumber open sandwich, two cheese straws Dinner: pasta with cauliflower, peas and mushrooms in a cheese sauce, apple and mango Got to ...
by flyingpig
Fri Dec 25, 2020 6:46 am
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Topic: flyingpig checkin
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Merry Christmas!

Thursday
I had a green day until the evening when I ate fudge while watching Home Alone. Because Christmas Eve.

Today I will eat whatever I want whenever I want!
by flyingpig
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:43 am
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Topic: flyingpig checkin
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Sounded like total chaos in Dover yesterday but it seems like the lorries might be moving now. Slowly. Considering the difficulties in testing a few thousand lorry drivers, I don't hold out huge hope for the plans of mass testing secondary school pupils in January. And the government seems to have f...
by flyingpig
Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:49 am
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But to show my total ignorance, how do those trucks normally get from Kent to France? Do they have a ferry or something? Yes, the vast majority go by ferry from Dover (which is in Kent) to Calais. There are other ports too, but Dover - Calais is the shortest crossing. Apparently 10,000 lorries per ...
by flyingpig
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:30 pm
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Tuesday Breakfast: fruit and yogurt, mince pies Lunch: butternut squash soup, bread and cheese Dinner: falafel and salad in pitta bread, an apple with peanut butter I've eaten so little fruit and veg in the last few weeks, I'm making up for it now. Before the country runs out :? Although latest new...
by flyingpig
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:32 pm
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The numbers are scary round here (but not as scary as London) so I'm not thinking it's that unfair that we're in tier 4. My parents, however, live in a national park, half an hour drive from the nearest town and have some very angry neighbors now that they're in tier 3. I braved the supermarket at 6...
by flyingpig
Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:18 pm
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Well the last week or so of term was an epic fail food wise. We were very close to having a covid case in our year group- all these near misses are very stressful, especially when it would have meant my colleague isolating over Christmas. As it turns out, we're all essentially isolating over Christm...
by flyingpig
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:04 am
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Wednesday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, an apple
Dinner: scrambled egg in naan bread, baked beans

At least the cucumber was green?
by flyingpig
Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:19 pm
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Monday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast, half an orange Lunch: tuna and sweetcorn pasta, cucumber, half an orange Dinner: chili beans and cheese in a wrap Tuesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: butternut squash soup, toast, half an orange Dinner: fish fingers, roast...
by flyingpig
Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:58 am
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Wednesday
Thursday


The biscuit (cookies to all the americans out there) flood gates had well and and truly opened.

But I managed to wedge them shut again by
Friday

Onwards and hopefully upwards!
Only two weeks left of school till Christmas.
by flyingpig
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:20 pm
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Topic: flyingpig checkin
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Well the sleep was not the magical stress solution... Tuesday I was properly hunting for chocolate today. We're having another wave of coronavirus stress at work (it seems to come in waves.. and again it's not really anything at the moment, but it's the potential chaos that's stressful!) Boo pandemic!
by flyingpig
Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:41 am
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Monday

I had a really bad night's sleep Sunday to Monday so I'm totally going to blame that for the chocolate cake and mince pie fail.

Last night, however, I slept from 8 till 6, so now I'm ready for a green day!
by flyingpig
Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:10 pm
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Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


I can't be bothered to remember what I ate, but I have been green- yay :)
Work's been busy but just in a normal school life way so that's been nice.
Christmas is coming... :D :mrgreen:
... Even though it'll be a weird Christmas, I'm sure.
by flyingpig
Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:26 am
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Tuesday
Breakfast: toasted fruit loaf with butter
Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, you're little oranges
Dinner: way too much pizza and garlic bread
by flyingpig
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:33 pm
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Monday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, two little oranges
Dinner: cheesy scrambled eggs, red pepper and tomato soup, much toast

And another week begins.
by flyingpig
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:45 am
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Friday
Breakfast: pancakes
Lunch: cheese sandwich, an apple, a little orange
Dinner: cheesy pasta with mushrooms and leeks

Hooray, it's the weekend!
by flyingpig
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:07 pm
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Thursday
Breakfast: pancakes and strawberry sauce (frozen strawberries microwaved to oblivion), a banana
Lunch: cheese sandwich, an apple
Dinner: lentil cottage pie and peas
by flyingpig
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:40 pm
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Who knew how much I valued actually being able to talk to other adults at school? Now I barely can, it just feels so much more relentless. Secondary schools round here are closing bubbles all over the place, but we're still completely open. Lucky us! Lockdown joys.... Hope you manage to contain the ...
by flyingpig
Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:55 pm
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Very wet weekend- only left the house once to pop to the shops for milk and chocolate. I was practising for if I ever have to self-isolate. :lol: Monday All good until I ate the two chocolate bars I was trying to hide... Tuesday Breakfast: cheese omelette, banana Lunch: cheese sandwich, red pepper, ...
by flyingpig
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:19 pm
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Friday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, grapes and mango
Dinner: fish fingers, roast potatoes, baked beans

And that was a loooooooong week
by flyingpig
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:02 pm
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Thursday Breakfast: fruit loaf and butter, banana, grapes Lunch: cheese sandwich, red pepper, carrot, an apple Dinner: eggy bread, baked beans And first confirmed covid case at school now... :| We've known it was coming for a few days but getting the standard health/education department letter is s...
by flyingpig
Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:55 pm
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Wow, I'm pretty sure it's actually advised against for under 2s here. Quite a lot of children in my class do have masks, they've talked about wearing them, but I'm not sure where! Especially now- not like they're allowed inside anywhere.... Except school. My granny wore her mask everywhere except ov...
by flyingpig
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:03 am
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I'm not a huge fan of wearing a mask but you gotta do what you gotta do... But projecting your voice while wearing a mask or visor is very strange! I've learnt quickly to keep it off when talking to the whole class... however I try not to think too much about the fact noone else is allowed to see an...
by flyingpig
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:42 pm
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Monday
Breakfast: baked beans on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, pepper, carrot, grapes
Dinner: lentil cottage pie, peas and sweetcorn

Well I'm not eating my stress so that's a winner...
by flyingpig
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:04 am
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Yeah, masks in shops and other indoor places have been compulsory for ages, but the government just kept saying "schools are safe"... Well, schools restarted and cases went up. Not quite that simple- colleges and universities also restarted and it got cooler/wetter so people went inside, plus I thin...
by flyingpig
Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:25 am
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Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Breakfast: porridge with walnuts Lunch: tuna pasta with sweetcorn Dinner: butternut squash soup, vegan sausages, soda bread On Tuesday I ate my tiredness (sleep has not been my friend this week) and on Wednesday my dinner was too small... Rookie error. So daytimes were fi...
by flyingpig
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:43 pm
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Monday Breakfast: porridge with banana and walnuts Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrots, cucumber, hummus, grapes Dinner: lentil "cottage" pie, an apple Phew, green. Despite far too little sleep and far too busy a day. Surprisingly stressed out by all the people. Not the little people, but parents kept ...
by flyingpig
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:56 pm
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Well I'm glad I got to have a holiday and see my parents (and got all three siblings in too!) before travel for non-essential purposes was not allowed!

School is still open so back to work as "normal" tomorrow.

Hopefully food goes better than the last lockdown...

Hope everyone is well.
by flyingpig
Sat Oct 31, 2020 2:03 pm
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The rumours were true and all around here is now tier 2. Luckily I'm not actually staying in my parents' house as they have a self-catering holiday let annex type thing so we haven't had to leave early. Looking forward ( :roll: :shock: :| ) to this afternoon's press conference... I don't think schoo...
by flyingpig
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:06 pm
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Thank you! I actually had a delicious brownie rather than Bakewell pudding, but my housemate had some and bought some tarts for later. I have been to Chatsworth a couple of times, most recently in the summer when my parents had afternoon tea vouchers. Was a real treat, and my first mask wearing expe...
by flyingpig
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:05 pm
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Wednesday I'm definitely having these few days at my parents as non weekend S days. My housemate has come with me so we're doing holiday things like going to cafes and having dessert. I did just have a small slice of banana bread mid-afternoon (after a two hour walk) and ice cream after dinner. Tom...
by flyingpig
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:47 pm
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Tuesday
Breakfast: toast with peanut butter, a banana
Lunch: butternut squash soup, bread, a handful of walnuts
Dinner: pasta with roast veg and mozzarella, a little orange

It's felt distinctly weekendy so I'm pleased to have remembered all day that it is in fact only Tuesday.
by flyingpig
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:12 pm
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Well, I'd made it 7 weeks in school so it's not that tempting, but I think the combination of tiredness, hormones and busyness plus biscuits literally being handed to me was a recipe for disaster. I think the treats at work are just a way to show that people care, and I do appreciate the sentiment. ...
by flyingpig
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:00 pm
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Wednesday
I think the chocolate/sugar floodgates have opened.
At least I'm admitting it?

I'm not optimistic about tomorrow either: parents evening part 2.
by flyingpig
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:07 pm
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Tuesday
My lovely headteacher gave us each a packet of biscuits to make it through parents evening.

I made it, half my biscuits did not :oops:

I don't feel too bad, it's only twice a year.
by flyingpig
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:15 pm
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Luckily my brother-in-law sent me his old phone so it ended up not being a completely disastrous mistake. My old phone is still in pieces in the airing cupboard but I think it's beyond redemption. Monday Breakfast: staffordshire oatcakes (they're like pancakes but made with yeast) with cheese Lunch:...
by flyingpig
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:08 pm
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Friday Breakfast: scrambled egg and baked beans on toast Lunch: tuna and sweetcorn pasta, an apple, a yoghurt Dinner: pizza, garlic bread, salad That dinner was totally worth going shopping after work for. Yum. And cheaper than takeaway pizza. And now I don't have to spend my weekend shopping. Yay!
by flyingpig
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:06 am
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Thursday
Breakfast: porridge
Lunch: tuna and sweetcorn pasta, an apple, a yoghurt
Dinner: fish fingers, fried potatoes and baked beans
by flyingpig
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:48 am
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Wednesday
Breakfast: porridge
Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, apple
Dinner: chili beans and rice with sweet corn

Normal service is resumed. Had a church meeting from 7:30, which did a good job preventing unnecessary naps!
by flyingpig
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:46 pm
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Hmm, I need to change my green to a red I think. I foolishly lay down after dinner, at 7pm. Woke up two hours later. Tried going back to sleep at 10:30... Gave up at 11:30 and had some peanut butter and banana on toast. I felt really hungry and like the hunger was part of the reason I couldn't get b...
by flyingpig
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:56 pm
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Tuesday
Breakfast: fried eggs on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, an apple
Dinner: leek and mushroom risotto with peas
Snack: peanut butter and banana on toast

And normal well behaved service has resumed. Plus I left work by 6! Yay!

Edited later, see below
by flyingpig
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:47 pm
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Monday Breakfast: cheese, courgette, carrot and corn savoury muffins Lunch: cheese sandwich, cherry tomatoes, grapes Dinner: roast vegetable pasta with mozzarella, an apple Spoke too soon about my class. Felt like I was telling them off all day today for talking or fidgeting or not paying attention...
by flyingpig
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:57 am
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It's not so bad. My class are a joy so that really helps. They are all polite and enthusiastic, being in the classroom with them is a delight and a great distraction from life outside school! Our leadership team are also supportive and reasonable, so we're doing ok. I do however seem to be working m...
by flyingpig
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:10 pm
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We are in school, in a real life building with real life children. Two more weeks until a one week break. There were rumours that it would turn into a two week break to try and stop our second wave, but not sure that will happen. So we just carry on like there's no pandemic going on (except for a wh...
by flyingpig
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:02 pm
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Friday Breakfast: porridge and a banana Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, cherry tomatoes and grapes Dinner: fish fingers, fried potatoes, baked beans Aaand another green week This is quite a boring read at the moment, but I don't want to change anything if it's working so not going to stop recordi...
by flyingpig
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:59 pm
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Thursday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, cucumber, grapes Dinner: fried eggs, baked beans and toast Today's meals are sponsored by bread... :oops: :lol: And I wonder why weightloss is painfully slow. I think it's a combination of not always the most mode...
by flyingpig
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:15 pm
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Wednesday
Breakfast: scrambled egg on toast and peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, red pepper, humus and grapes
Dinner: roast veg and chickpeas with couscous
by flyingpig
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:23 pm
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Tuesday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese and tomato sandwich, carrot, red 9, hummus and grapes
Dinner: chilli beans and brown rice
by flyingpig
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:35 pm
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Monday
Breakfast: peanut butter on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, red pepper, apple
Dinner: leek and mushroom risotto
by flyingpig
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:43 pm
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You might be a little less sympathetic when I tell you that my car failed its MOT because I ignored the advisories last year (it needed new tyres and I live literally opposite a tyre shop). And my phone is broken because I dropped it down the toilet :oops: :lol: I'm just not very good at adulting. M...
by flyingpig
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:37 am
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Friday

Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, mango and an apple
Dinner: fish fingers, fried potatoes, sweetcorn and peas

Another green week. Thank goodness for the weekend.
by flyingpig
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:21 pm
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Thursday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, cherry tomatoes (they did ripen in the rain!), mango and an apple Dinner: chilli beans and brown rice Car is now fixed, so only 8000 steps... I do like a walk but the 40 mins home when it was raining and I was hungry was ...
by flyingpig
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:32 pm
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Wednesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, a cherry tomato (possibly the last one from the garden, unless any manage to ripen in the drizzle), an apple, some mango Dinner: leek and mushroom risotto Another 16000 steps today. Hopefully will sort my car out tomorrow!
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:28 pm
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We've had a couple of lovely crisp days (that's when it was coldest) but also some warmer drizzlier ones. Tuesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, red pepper and an apple Dinner: sweet potato and green lentil curry with naan So much walking without a road ...
by flyingpig
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:54 pm
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Monday Breakfast: scrambled egg on one slice of bread, peanut butter on another Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, red pepper, humus, cherry tomatoes and an apple Dinner: leek and mushroom risotto Did a whole bunch of running around to get my car fixed after work today, so I am tired out. It failed ...
by flyingpig
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:26 pm
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And completing the green week: Friday Breakfast: scrambled egg on toast Lunch: tuna sandwich and grapes (it was so cold in my classroom my humus was still frozen (I took it out the freezer first thing) so a bit of a meagre lunch - I'm not keeping the door to the outside open any more next week!) Din...
by flyingpig
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:27 pm
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Thursday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: tuna sandwich, cucumber, red pepper, humus, grapes
Dinner: chilli beans with rice and cheese
by flyingpig
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:19 pm
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Wednesday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: tuna sandwich, carrot, humus, cherry tomatoes and grapes
Dinner: roast veg and chickpeas with cous cous
by flyingpig
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:11 pm
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Tuesday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: tuna sandwich, cucumber, carrot, humus, cherry tomatoes, an apple
Dinner: fish fingers, roast potatoes and peas
by flyingpig
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:33 pm
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It's like success breeds more success!! Who woulda thunk it? I think that possibly my first ever 21 days success, without a sprinkling of weekday S days. I'm not looking through nearly three years worth of posts, but I checked the beginning when I was quite compliant and I stuck in a lot of random ...
by flyingpig
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:08 pm
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Friday Breakfast: porridge with strawberries Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, carrot, cherry tomatoes and an apple Dinner: roast veg and chickpeas with cous cous Another green week :mrgreen: Today was the first day in ages when I was tempted to just find some chocolate and eat it... But having had...
by flyingpig
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:39 pm
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Thursday
Breakfast: porridge with strawberries
Lunch: cheese sandwich, orange pepper, carrot, cherry tomatoes, an apple
Dinner: fish fingers, roast potatoes and peas
by flyingpig
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:50 pm
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Wednesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, orange pepper, cherry tomatoes and an apple Dinner: sweet potato and green lentil curry with naan Followed by a brisk walk around the park. It's been a lovely temperature today and forecasted to cool down more ...
by flyingpig
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:48 pm
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Tuesday Breakfast: half a peanut butter and banana sandwich, apple pie Lunch: cheese sandwich, orange pepper, cherry tomatoes, grapes Dinner: tofu stir fry, stewed apple Oops, forgot to walk. Hadn't arranged a time or place with my friend so forgot competely about it :oops: only realised when leavi...
by flyingpig
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:06 pm
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Monday Breakfast: half a peanut butter and banana sandwich, apple pie (it did have sugar in the apples but not in the pastry) Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, humus, cherry tomatoes, grapes Dinner: leek and mushroom risotto Probably shouldn't still be eating the apple pie but I made a way too big on...
by flyingpig
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:41 pm
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Friday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: tuna and cucumber wrap, carrot, red pepper, humus, grapes
Dinner: vegan sausages, roast potatoes, sweetcorn and peas

Second green week in a row. Been a while since that's happened!
by flyingpig
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:43 pm
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Thursday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: tuna and cucumber wrap, carrot, red pepper, humus, grapes
Dinner: sweet potato and green lentil curry with naan, grapes
by flyingpig
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:07 pm
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Thanks :) Wednesday Breakfast: porridge with strawberries Lunch: cheese sandwich, an apple Dinner: roast vegetables with harrissa dressing and cous cous, mango And then I went shopping (for lunch things - didn't have anything else in today hence why lunch was a bit meagre) and managed not to buy any...
by flyingpig
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:32 pm
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Tuesday
Breakfast: porridge with a banana
Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, apple, grapes
Dinner: tofu stir fry

And I ran all the way home from work :lol: :mrgreen: :D
by flyingpig
Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:36 pm
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Finally went jogging yesterday. And it actually felt quite good. So hopefully that will inspire me for tomorrow...

Monday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, red pepper, humus, grapes, apple
Dinner: leek and mushroom risotto, mango
by flyingpig
Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:30 pm
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Friday Breakfast: beans on toast, a banana Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, red pepper, humus, grapes Dinner: sweet potato and green lentil curry, naan, an apple Boom. I think staying green at work is easier when the main staffroom is off limits (we are technically allowed in but as we have anothe...
by flyingpig
Thu Sep 03, 2020 5:41 pm
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Thursday
Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast
Lunch: cheese sandwich, cucumber, red pepper, humus, grapes
Dinner: sweet potato and green lentil curry, naan bread

One (half) day done. I can't believe the children went home straight after lunch - I'm exhausted!
by flyingpig
Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:35 pm
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Still no jogging... But still green. Wednesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrot, cucumber and humus, grapes Dinner: fish fingers, roast potatoes, baked beans, an apple Last child - free day... Not sure I'm ready for the madness tomorrow will bring but it's ...
by flyingpig
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:15 pm
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Failed to run home... Left my jogging stuff at school to try again tomorrow. Tuesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: cheese sandwich, carrots and cucumber with humus, a couple of cherry tomatoes Dinner: tofu and veg stir fry with noodles, an apple and a few grapes Day 1 of work a...
by flyingpig
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:02 pm
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Well didn't go running today but.. Monday Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on toast Lunch: salmon and rice salad, hula hoops, strawberry smoothie Dinner: roast vegetables and chickpeas with cous cous May have had a few nibbles of lunch things while making packed lunches for work but as I made two we...
by flyingpig
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:39 am
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Haha my brother is literally the opposite of a go getter! I think he walks fast to get the walk over and done with. And to wait smugly for me and make "helpful" comments about how slow I am :roll: :lol: Well this week has been a disaster food-wise.. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday But the holid...
by flyingpig
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:13 pm
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Today was a very frustrating Monday in terms of eating... I just competely forgot that I should say no to cake Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Snack: plum cake- my dad held a selection of cake in front of my face and I just took a piece and ate it before I thought about it. :oops: Lunch...
by flyingpig
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:48 am
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I realised that because my hair is longer at the front (it's a backwards bob or whatever they're called) I can actually tie the front back into a half ponytail. No more flappy hair! I've had hair this short before but not for a while. I do like it, I'm just terrible at remembering to book hairdresse...
by flyingpig
Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:13 pm
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Well the heat is finished - here at least. Recently we've had thunder, lightning, cloud, fog, wind, drizzle and today's highlight: heavy rain. Welcome to an English summer! Managed to squeeze a run in while it wasn't raining. My hair blew around a bit but I'll get used to it not being tied back. Did...
by flyingpig
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:55 pm
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Monday
Breakfast: peanut butter and jam roll, an apple
Lunch: cheese, soup, bread
Dinner: tagliatelle lentilaise (like spaghetti bolognaise but not :lol:), grapes

Ran 25 minutes yesterday. Same planned for tomorrow.

Today I had much hair cut off- probably a few hundred grams of weight loss :P
by flyingpig
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:00 pm
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Friday That's supposed to be S day coloured... My parents bought a voucher for afternoon tea at a charity auction a long time ago and thought they better use it before everything gets locked down again (ever the optimists over here!). It was very lovely but much cake. Funnily enough we actually had...
by flyingpig
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:24 pm
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Wednesday Urgh. I have no excuses. Except it was hot. And I didn't take enough water on (the very lovely) walk. But still, that does not mean I need to eat all the cake. Thursday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: Thai salmon, rice and runner beans Tea: scones with cream and jam, c...
by flyingpig
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:59 pm
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Monday Lunch was late and I got hungry before it and ate cake. Went downhill from there... Tuesday Breakfast: peanut butter and banana on toast Lunch: bread and cheese Dinner: pork medallions, potatoes and veg Went out for dinner for the second time since restaurants reopened. Restaurant portions s...
by flyingpig
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:09 am
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I stopped sneezing but I didn't stop eating :oops: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday But Friday And finally went for another jog. Still 20 mins in two 10 minutes blocks but less of a gap between the blocks. Today we're going on a Long Walk. Even though it seems kinda hot out there (it's supposed to be clou...
by flyingpig
Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:22 pm
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My goal is to be able to "go for a run" and actually run all the time. 30 mins seems a sensible place to start! I was able to do that (or it could have been 20 minutes :? But all in one go rather than two 10 minutes blocks) in January Monday Or I could count it as a sick day... Bizarrely I seem to h...
by flyingpig
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:40 am
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I mean it's still North(ish) of England hot- so not exceptional but I'm really not a natural runner so any excuse! Today I did 20 minutes of running. And a bit of extra walking (accidentally - I go on a straight line path but went too far away from the car park) so it was more like 20/35. It's start...