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Jacqi B. Patient Expert

female, a Londoner no longer living in London (but still in the UK), overweight, enjoys cooking, likes eating, owns too many cookbooks, is new to blogging
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90 Day Challenge Day 1 by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A friend mentioned a 90 day challenge that she and her family were doing to support each other and lose weight. They kindly let me join them. Today was day o ... Read on »
(EB) Plum on Cuba Street by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve been to Plum before. They have wonderful desserts. One day I went there with friends for an afternoon drink and snack (we’d been somewhere in town that morning), s ... Read on »
EB: Concrete Bar in Cable Car Lane by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We go to the pub quiz at the Green Man on Monday evenings. We meet others from the Wellington Wonders meetup group and the meetup officially starts at 6.30pm, for the q ... Read on »
Eating the Entertainment Book by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here in New Zealand (and in Australia, too) we have something called the Entertainment Book. The books are sold by organisations to raise cash for charity. They contain ... Read on »
Sushi from Woodward Street by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I don’t know a lot about sushi. When I lived in England there were some sushi places in central London but it seemed to me that you had to know about it, to understand ... Read on »
New Zealand photo dieter by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Breakfast: Vogel’s cafe style light muesli & lite milk Lunch: slice of Vogel’s 12 grain bread, olive oil spread, cheese, tomato, mini cucumber, red pepper, grapes ... Read on »
Day 00: October 15th: From London to New York by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What I ate today An airline meal (Delta – Milan to JFK): Chicken with risotto and almost raw brocolli. I also ate the cheese and crackers that came with it but not ... Read on »
Now – The Travelling Photo-dieter by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Photo-dieting while on my trip was going to be too much bother. But was it? I realised that it was a perfect time to record the food choices I made, the food choices ... Read on »
No new posts till 2010 by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, that’s it. The flights are booked, the leaving do planned, and the shippers contacted. We are moving to the other side of the world.  Which is why I’ve been too ... Read on »
prawn and mushroom quickie by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We had lots of mushrooms left from our trip to the farmers’ market last week. I’m off to Turkey later today and wanted to use them up. I knew my SO would probably not ... Read on »
Blood test results by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Can anyone translate this for me? Serum lipids: total cholesterol level 4.0 mmol/L serum triglycerides 1.8 mmol/L Glucose level: serum random glucose level 4.6 ... Read on »
For one day only - pigging out after the blood tests by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ll have to go back to dieting after today because (a) I have to wait a week to see if my blood is ‘blood lite’ or ‘full fat, high sugar’ - till I have passed the the ... Read on »
Special K day 4 by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you think there is more food than usual in the ‘daytime’ shot that’s because there is. The plan was for me to go to the gym or swimming pool before work this morn ... Read on »
Special K Day 3 - shouldn’t it start getting easier now? by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s certainly easy to pack my food bag for this diet. The same everyday. Adding an apple t my morning food - eaten on the way to work - has helped get me through th ... Read on »
Special K day 2 by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I remembered some fruit today (well last night, when I took the raspberries out of the freezer and the pineapple (not shown) out of the cupboard). I also put the cer ... Read on »
I know it’s a marketing ploy, but maybe it’ll work for me .. by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Dieting by eating (mostly) healthily for most of the time but eating too much and having ‘non-diet days’ far too often means that I have lost weight but very slowly. ... Read on »
What do you eat now that you didn’t have as a child? by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating or vice versa - are there things you used to eat that you don’t now? I got to thinking about this when writing my week two story for 52 stories. I never ate yoghurt ti ... Read on »
Bolognaise for the freezer by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I bought some minced beef steak at Costco last week. I used 1kg to make a batch of mince & carrots and 1kg for the bolognaise pictured here (there’s another 600g raw ... Read on »
DIY Splashy by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After a healthy breakfast of Quaker Oats and grapes (because I like to have fruit with my breakfast and I’d forgotten to defrost any blueberries) we set off to the poo ... Read on »
Sunday, 25th January by Jacqi B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating today’s numbers: Calories 1507 Protein 95.8 Carbs 150.7 Fat 40.1g Fibre 18.9g Fruit & Veg 4.6 I need to blog my food, exercise and mood if I am to ... Read on »