It's been an inspired day today although the exercise seemed harder with aching muscles and joints it was a fab day too. Exercise is a curious thing you know when you are doing it and have got back into it, it's really quite addictive. I am not the biggest fan of anything that exerts too much energy but once you get into it, it really does grab hold of you. (Here speaks the exercise hater) I did struggle through Billy's Tae bo today and only did 32 minutes but tomorrow I AM going to get back to 40 minutes!! Our weight watchers coach said to us this week 'exercise is a reward not a punishment' I am not quite sure I am quite at the point of feeling this heart and soul but I am getting there slowly!!!
I have been trying to find new recipes that are easy, quick and low in points. My favourite at the moment is Quesadilla filled with anything you can find! For anyone who doesn't know how to prepare this though I will put my favourite below :-
2 Wholemeal Tortilla
10g low fat grated cheese
1 Red onion
2 slices of shaved ham
1 grated carrot
Rice Bran Spray oil (or similar)
1. lightly spray frying pan and add everything except cheese and fajitas. Gently cook for about 3 or 4 minutes till vege are slightly cooked. Take from pan and put aside.
2. Put one tortilla in the pan and put your mixture on the tortilla then sprinkle with cheese. Place other tortilla on the top and cook lightly for a few minutes till the tortilla starts to colour.
3. Place a plate over the tortilla and turn it over and slide it back into the frying pan and cook the other side.
4. Cut into pieces and eat all of it.....YUM YUM!!!
This morning I went to the supermarket and I bough 30 different spices and herbs. 3/4 of them I have never used in my life and to be honest have no idea what to do with them. I thought I would google recipes and really go for it. The kids love trying new stuff and Charlotte loves cooking so this coming week is going to be fun.
I know that when I exercise and I eat right I have more patience and more energy to spend with my kids and we all benefit from me taking time out on my own to look after me.
This week the big old lady knickers are finally going in the bin having been replaced my some new undies!! My goal feels so close I can taste it, even with 20 pounds still to go I feel like it's within my reach and nothing is going to get in my way.
Have a good day folks