Day 10 & Day 11

This weekend all I can say is, oops. Didn’t have breakie on Saturday before going to meet a friend for shopping. Big mistake. Got to dizzy stage and rushed for a lunch including bread. Had a couple of coffees to keep me going and a lot of water too. Then went straight from town to meet the man for an early dinner. Too early even for an early dinner so went for a couple of drinks first; 2 small glasses of white wine. At dinner, had a rather nice glass of fizz as an aperitif and a small glass of red to go with my main course. Then another glass of fizz with my dessert. Then a cognac with coffee. Overall, not enough to prevent me from walking properly, and certainly a lot less that I would have previously put away on a night out, but eek did it hurt on Sunday morning. Probably not helped by the copious quantities of bread dunked in melted blue cheese (starter) and crepe with caramel icecream (dessert). Slow start on Sunday, and a need to do supermarket shopping, meant I missed breakfast again and was only fuelled by coffee. Tried to make up for it with a ‘clean’ lunch of herring, roast beetroot, and a fennel and apple salad. Felt a bit more perky after that and already had my running gear on ready for a light jog in the afternoon. Managed about 40 minutes of running/ walking. It hurt. A lot. This morning I still have sore joints and a banging headache. That’ll teach me.

Good, hearty dinner of bobotie and a pile of sautéed red cabbage, and in bed by 10:30 but didn’t sleep well. Think this experiment might be proving how easily I can break myself 🙁


No more than 1 latte a day =  Achieved

Go out for a run 3 times a week = 1

Limit alcohol to 7 units a week  = 13.5 units total (assuming Saturday night’s celebrating only hit 9 units)