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Sorry For The Hiatus!!

07 Sep

I’ve actually been quite busy over the last ((..checks how long it’s been..)) WOAH :O the last month and a half!!

Sorry about that!! No posts, though no new views, either, come to look at it..

Ohh well, thousands of views is not really why I write, anyways ๐Ÿ™‚ it’s a hobby ..that I don’t always have the time to do..

Over the last 6 weeks I had my hours boosted up even more for a little while whilst it was busy over the school holidays, but now they’re over, my hours have been cut riiiight down to a minimum of 6 a week ๐Ÿ˜ฆย . As well as that, I’ve had to take a week off, after having over-done it with cycling, squats and climbing in-and-out of my Dad’s lorry last week, ohh, and completing an “Treetop Challenge” at Howlett’s Wild Animal Park..

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On the zip-wire at the end of the challenge ๐Ÿ™‚

Howlett’sย Animal Park is working with the Aspinallย Foundation – a charity that works to protect endangered species, they do conservation work and have a breeding program. All percentage of the ticket sales go towards supporting the Aspinall Foundation, so every time you visit you are helping the animals ๐Ÿ™‚ .

My Mum and Stepdad took me to the park as a late birthday present. I had my 20th birthday on the 14th August – not a teen anymore!! When we went to the park, I took fruit for my lunch and snacks, and they included a whole half of a watermelon!! I ate around the corner from the main tables, just so that I didn’t have to explain to people why I was eating so much ((which is silly, I know. Could have done this)), but I did get to give the melon rind to a park worker, who smiled and said that he’d give it to the honey badger ๐Ÿ™‚ . I got to share my lunch with a honey badger ๐Ÿ˜€ !!

Here are some pics from the day..

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As well as that, I have been trying to keep up with my squats, planning on going swimming again soon and really want to be on my bike more!! Next week I plan to be at Pat’s house, from Monday – Saturday-ish, so I’ll be cycling to-and-from work, and hopefully my boss will give me extra hours because I couldn’t work this week!! That’s an extra 8-ish miles a day on my work days, as Pat lives a bit further.

I’ve been eating loads of carbs ๐Ÿ˜€ !! For example..

WP_20130819_005Fruits of course – plus a few yummy avocados lately in my salads and sauces for my pasta. Ignore Pat’s Cherry Bakewell and lollipop underneath ๐Ÿ˜‰ they shouldn’t be in my fruit bowl!!

WP_20130827_001[1]A corn pasta meal with a gorgeously thick green sauce overtop that I made. I’ll start posting some high-carb cooked meal ideas on the blog soon, for anyone that is interested. I had this over a bag of pre-mixed salad leaves. Yum ๐Ÿ™‚

WP_20130819_003I got this MASSIVE watermelon from a Morrissons supermarket. It costed almost ยฃ7 but it was soooo worth it!! Some of the best watermelon I have ever tasted. I need to get one of these again before the season ends completely!!

WP_20130906_015This was actually my dinner 2 nights ago ๐Ÿ™‚ it consisted of brown rice, butternut squash and a sauce made with the squash, some low-sodium bouillon and a handful of dill. It was so good and really satisfying ๐Ÿ™‚ I love carbs!!

I aim to eat as much raw produce as possible, but when I can’t get enough for any reason, or if what I have at home is not yet ripe, I’ll have a high-carb, low-protein and low-fat cooked meal in the evening, or for lunch as well as dinner, if I need to. I’ll make this up from either corn pasta, potatoes, sweet potatoes, brown rice or quinoa and have it with whatever veggies I have on-hand, including greens whenever I can. I feel really great doing this and am the healthiest I have ever been ๐Ÿ™‚ . If you are interested on the benefits of eating high-carb and low-fat and protein, check out Cathy’s blog here, and maybe check out booksย The China Study, The Starch Solution and The 80/10/10 Diet.

Well, I’m off now to go shopping with my Dad. Off to buy more fruits, veggies and plan for next week ๐Ÿ™‚ .

See you then!! X

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