Week 4 – Blood Sugar Diet

Ye-ha!  I’ve reached the halfway point on the Blood Sugar Diet.  My hormones have settled back down again; my step-count is continuing to build; my resistance exercises and HIT training are going well… I’ve lost another 3.5lbs AND dropped a dress size!!! In the original research by Professor Taylor for this diet, the average weight loss at the 4-wk stage was an amazing 22lbs (10kgs).  My 16lb loss is therefore NOT average… but then I was never destined to be average!!  Taking into consideration my PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and Hypothyroidism, I’m very…continue reading →

Week 3 – Blood Sugar Diet

My weight loss has slowed down this week as I’ve ‘only’ lost 0.6kg (1.3lbs) – I’m blaming my female hormones!  I’ve been busy at work, and have also had my sister-in-law to stay with me for a few days – which has been the lovely bit of my week, as we’ve been out hiking together in the Peak District in a bid to increase my weekly step count. This week has got me thinking about the myths, presumptions and facts around obesity and weight loss.  In Dr Michael Mosley’s book, he quotes a…continue reading →

Week 2 – Blood Sugar Diet

So, I’ve made it to the end of Week 2 (29th May 2016) on the BSD – still not killed anyone – and this week I’ve lost 4.5lbs, taking my total to 11lbs (5kgs).  It’s not as much as some others on the BSD website have reported, but I’m very pleased with my results so far. I’m also pleasantly surprised how rarely I’ve felt hungry.  The only ‘down’ side is that my legs (calf muscles, quads & hamstrings) are very achy and cramp easily.  They also tire very quickly when I’m training –…continue reading →