Hi and thanks for reading 🙂 Welcome to my food diary…

I decided at the start of March that I wanted somewhere to share all the great meals I eat and recipes I make with anyone interested. Over the past 12 months I have lost 33lbs (to the start of April) using My Fitness Pal. I haven’t only started exercising – mainly running (I am running the Yorkshire Marathon in October, my training blog can be found at ameliaannakin.wordpress.com) and resistance training – but I also totally changed the way I ate. I now calorie count and track everything – good and bad. It keeps me on track and, to be honest, I enjoy doing it.

I eat around 1,630 calories a day and the majority of my meals are home cooked from scratch. I never so no to a treat every now and again – be it chocolate, a takeaway, a meal out or a nights drinking – but I am a firm believer in everything in moderation!

I am not looking to lose anymore weight but control what I eat to maintain the loss I have already achieved. Here I will share all my meals, with pictures, calorie information and recipes (if I have them) to hopefully give people ideas for their own meals and to show what a 1,600 calorie day looks like.

I eat more now then I ever have done – which quite a few people find difficult to believe. The difference is, I eat right!!

I hope you enjoy reading and looking at it and if you have any comments, questions or queries, or there is anything else you want to see, please don’t hesitate to contact me!

Amelia x

UPDATE 19/04/2013 – I have upped my calories to 1,820 after losing another 3lbs in the past two weeks. I am now starting to just look skinny rather than healthy so I’m going to see how this works 🙂


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