Tracy’s Weight Loss & Healthier Lifestyle Journey. Week 8

It’s almost two weeks since my hamstring injury (self diagnosed) and even though it’s slightly better I am far from being able to return on the treadmill as I am still in an awful lot of pain. I was getting so frustrated and annoyed with myself I was wondering whether to stop wearing my Fitbit…

Three Independent Ladies living with Parkinson’s!

My dear Canadian Friends Tanya and Margaret (fellow team member of Focused Friends) joined me for a chat the other night about life in our late 40’s & mid 50’s and living with Parkinson’s. First two episode are out now on our Focused Friends YouTube Channel.

Healthy Chicken Biryani Bake

DJ Claire, DJ Johnny and myself are on a mission to find healthy meals which can be put in the freezer. We will be reviewing our dishes on Wednesday lunchtime on http://www.radioparkies.com 12-1pm. Ingredients 1 cal spray 4 skinless chicken breasts , chopped into chunks 4  skinless chicken thighs  , chopped into chunks 2 onions , sliced 4 tbsp…

Tracy’s Weight loss and Healthier Lifestyle Journey ~Week 5

I knew my weight loss would slow down this week but I still lost 1b which I’m really happy about. Since 1st January My total weight loss is now 13b (1 pound short of a stone) . I am keeping up with my walking on treadmill daily and my other exercises, weights and squats every…

Tracy’s Weight Loss & Healthier Lifestyle ~ Week 4

I weighed myself early Friday morning and was surprised to see the scales flash at 11 stone 11, so much so I decided to weigh myself again a few minutes later. I thought it was to good to be true because the scales flashed at 11 stone 13 this time. I seemed to have gained…

Tracy’s Weight loss & Healthier Lifestyle Journey ~ Week 3

I was supposed to be reducing my daily exercise on the treadmill because of my painful joints and stiffness but instead I did even more steps and now I’m really struggling. I have mentioned before I have to be careful because I can get obsessed with dieting and just three weeks into my Weight loss…

Lime Cheesecake

Yet another cheesecake I can’t eat!!A friend bought me a Cheesecake recipe book for Christmas so this was my first attempt at making it. I have to admit I found a lot of the directions in this book very confusing so I have (hopefully) made them clearer. 450g Ginger biscuits 28g Icing Sugar 70g Butter…

Rolo Cheesecake

I love making cheesecakes because they are easy to make and taste amazing. (even though I can’t eat them because of my diet) They are a hit with my family that’s for sure. Ingredients Biscuit Base  300 g Digestives  150 g Unsalted Butter Cheesecake Filling 500 g Full Fat Cream Cheese 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 100 g Icing Sugar 150 g Caramel (carnations)  300 ml Double Cream 175 g Rolos (chopped) Instructions Biscuit…