April 18, 2013

So far, so good.

Posted in April, Gluten Free tagged , , at 9:06 am by viewfromthisdesk

Not wishing to shout too loudly being as I still have a weekend to get through <sigh> but I would like to proudly announce that :-

I have managed ten meals Gluten Free!

(I did try to insert a 10/10 image but after four attempts, I’ve given up.  Would have been more impresive if I’d managed it, I know)

Admittedly, four of these have been porridge and fruit, three have been salads and three have been meat and veg but that isn’t the point!  A milestone has been reached and however small that milestone may be, I’m going to celebrate it.  With flapjack, not cake.

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April 14, 2013

My first time!

Posted in Gluten Free tagged at 4:51 pm by viewfromthisdesk

So, this gluten free thing is an absolute pain. I hate it. Hate it almost as much as I hated WW. I know it’s a case of getting used to it and organised but blah blah, that’s a bit grown up for my liking. I’m approaching this change with a full on toddler tantrum.

I’m trying this weekend to ensure at least one meal each day is gluten free. I kinda failed yesterday but here is today’s lunch. And it was actually nice. I’m going to make it in a tub for lunch tomorrow too.

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If anyone has Rachel Allen’s ‘Easy Meals’ gathering dust on their shelf then please could I steal it? Cheers!

April 11, 2013

Overcoming hurdles

Posted in April, Health stuff tagged at 1:26 pm by viewfromthisdesk

So, not only am I trying to deal with the fact that since my email was hacked, no one can email me and I can’t email them so all my friends think I’m being a sulky, silent mare …… I’ve also been told I need to go gluten free.

Big thing.

I love bread, toast, sandwiches, cakes, pies, biscuits, pasta, puddings, breaded mushrooms, pain au chocolat and everything else. Now I have to try and pretend these things don’t exist.

Initially I thought it would be okay, it’s a cross between Atkins and WW really? But no. Gluten is in everything it seems.

Be patient with me, I sense mood swings and toddler tantrums ahead!