My master plan to lose a bit of weight this year is to swim 3 or 4 days a week at lunch time, and to use my bamboo steamer a bit more when I am not egging.
My traditional Irish breakfast fry is gone since the start of the year, and has been replaced by steamed fish for breakfast, salmon, brill, monk, haddock or whatever is fresh from my fish supplier.
A little balsamic vinegar with the fish, or even a squeeze of lemon juice and I will reluctantly admit that so far I have not missed my bacon, eggs, and sausages in the morning.
Also simply made soda bread with flour, baking powder and buttermilk, and flavoured with semi sun-dried tomatoes, some wall nuts, or some grated parmesan, which I made for myself has proven very popular with my teenage boys, and indeed a few evenings when I made a loaf for breakfast it almost disappeared before I could lock it away for safe keeping.
Heres hoping a little discipline, clean!! living, and a touch of moderation can help to make me the babe magnet that I know that I am, DEEP down!!!.
Best of luck, and a strong will to anybody who is taking on the challenge.
I hope to lose 14 pounds before I go on holidays to Spain with my dear wife in 5 weeks time, (now thats motivation)
Greetings from Ireland,