• Day Zero

    Day Zero

    20th July 2023 During a WhatsApp chat I asked my mate Ken for some advice regarding diet having just placed an order for Huel (a protein/meal replacement supplement). His response was to use products from The Protein Works due to them having a better taste and a “lower carb profile”. So Diet Meal Replacement powders […]

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  • Day 2

    Day 2

    22nd July 2023 I’ve taken steps to radically change my lifestyle. To change what I eat, to control what I eat. Yesterday was Day 1 and the graph is the difference from yesterday morning at 0930 to this morning at 0830. OK, just one day but it feels like one enormous (pun intended) day. So […]

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  • Day 3

    Day 3

    23rd July 2023 Ok, so it’s very early days and the start is always the easiest, but I’m happy with the initial results.

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  • Dinner is served

    Dinner is served

    24th July 2023 Introducing Diet Meal Replacement Extreme – Choc Mint Brownie flavour – from The Protein Works Diet Meal Replacement Extreme is the ultimate meal replacement shake. This advanced formula is high in protein, low in calories and packed full of vitamins and minerals. A cutting-edge combination of both slow and rapidly digesting protein, […]

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  • High Protein Slow Cooker

    High Protein Slow Cooker

    31st July 2023 So, the first week of the ‘diet’ had gone pretty well. First taste of protein shakes and other high protein foods. The first seven days had seen a weight loss of 1.9kg (4lbs). Not a bad start. I’ve now invested in some new scales – Withings Body Scan “connected health station” – […]

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  • Shredded BBQ Beef Brisket

    Shredded BBQ Beef Brisket

    Another of Scott Baptie’s high protein slow cooker recipes being prepared today. Shredded BBQ Beef Brisket

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  • Week 2 – Update

    Week 2 – Update

    Day 14 End of Week Two – 4th August1.3kg (3 lbs) weight loss Total weight loss, to date3.2kg (7 lbs) Pleased with that as it wasn’t the best time to start a diet with two family gatherings and a theatre trip down to London to contend with. Previously… End of Week One (28th July 2023)…1.9 kg (4 […]

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  • First weight loss milestone

    First weight loss milestone

    I’m using the Nutracheck app to keep track of food intake and goals in addition to the Withings app that takes data from my body scan scales and blood pressure monitor. It rewarded me with a rosette this morning… 8.3lbs (3.8kg) in 17 days. My first half stone gone!

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  • Week 3 – Update

    Week 3 – Update

    Day 21 End of Week Three – 11th August1.4kg (3 lbs) weight loss Total weight loss, to date4.6kg (10 lbs) Still please with that, obviously. I’m away in the north east for a weekend of Jaguar events – a tricky weekend to navigate regarding calorie intake. Various Super Greens, Breakfast and Meal Replacement shakes packed […]

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  • Coach Ken

    Coach Ken

    Introducing “Coach Ken” Ken is a good friend who has been very supportive with my ‘journey’. Knowing how much he was into fitness and nutrition, I asked him back in July if he would give me some advice and support as I started my ‘weight loss journey’. He was more than happy to do so, […]

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