Oops, so, I went a little AWOL there - over the last two weeks I've put on 2.8lbs. Also, boring admin - I changed my weigh in date to Monday's because my wi-fi scales always tell me about the calendar week. So, that's actually a 2.8lb gain over two weeks and two days.
I actually only put 0.4lbs on over the Christmas week, but, I got the flu a couple of days after Christmas and it all went a bit bingey. Oh well. I am more or less back on the straight or narrow as of today, even if I am still feeling a bit worse for wear.
The Christmas period was really tough for me. I love Christmas and this year I hosted Christmas lunch at my flat...so, I put a lot more thought and effort into Christmas than I usually do. I think all the pressure, or rather, all the ridiculous amount of thought I put into it and high hopes, made me have a bit of a meltdown as Christmas got closer. My boyfriend definitely bore the brunt of it and I feel really bad about that. Overall though, I had a good time (well...apart from the overwhelming depression) - I got to see all my friends and got horribly drunk with them, hosted a very successful and delicious veggie Christmas lunch, saw my family, got some great presents, etc. The only thing it was lacking was relaxation time - it went from five consecutive days of go-go-go social engagements/cooking/prepping/travelling, sandwiched between work and then I got sick and spent new years eve with my head over the sink because I was overheating so much from my fever. Sad times.
I am looking forward to getting back to normal though - I've started powering through my work now and having client meetings and eating proper meals rather than biscuit selection boxes for all three meals...
In terms of resolutions - I'm not really big on them, which is strange considering I love lists and I love setting goals - kind of what resolutions are. But, there's something about setting the same weight-loss goal I've been setting since I was twelve, that doesn't exactly inspire. I do, however, have a 101 in 1001 list, I think I'm on my third and I really enjoy them - 1001 days is long enough to feel like you don't have to start everything straight away and 101 things is enough to chuck in some purely enjoyable goals about baking. Haha. What I will say - is I intend to be at my goal weight by the end of the year, or at least within a stone of it and I'm really excited about the prospect of next Christmas in a little wiggle dress!
I hope you guys had a wonderful Christmas and new year! I look forward to catching up with you all! x