An eventful 8 weeks.

So its been an eventful last 8 weeks to say the least, since I last spoke to you all I’ve had surgery to remove the ectopic pregnancy as the methotrexate worked to stop the pregnancy progressing but my body did not reabsorb it the way it should have. They have told me my left fallopian tube is blocked with something called Hydrosalpinx. This means along with my right fallopian tube being damaged that we are going to struggle to fall naturally if we try for another baby and if we do fall the chances of another ectopic are extremely high. 😦 So the last few weeks I have not really been focused on my weightloss… In fact I’d probably go as far as to say I’ve not really been eating right at all! It feels good to get all this out so forgive me if it’s not completely on track to do with weightloss, I am however going to get back on track this Wed. I feel like I’ve got all of the junk food cravings out of my system and I have a freezer full of meat and poultry ready for me to cook up a storm. 😉 So starting this week I’m going to dig out some of my old recipes to give them a go, if anyone has any lovely low pp recipes they’d like to share, I’d be happy to try them!
Well that’s it from me today, I’ll be back on Wednesday with my dreaded wi result!

Much love,
Gems 🙂 xxx

What a difference a year makes!

Well it’s been a long year and 2013 hasn’t been the kindest to me so far, what with being hospitalised the beginning of the year, my grandad being diagnosed with cancer and suffering a miscarriage recently.. I’m about ready for 2014 to come steaming in, bringing with it better tidings I hope! In the last year I have put back on all of the weight I lost a couple of years back and feel utterly rubbish if I’m honest.
After the last couple of weeks, I decided enough was enough and weighed my self on Monday and started ww pp once again.. I’m having a pretty epic week so far if I say so my self! I’m glad to be back and will bring you guys and gals more recipes and reviews pronto, I may not post every day but you will hear from me a few times a week!

With that I bid you goodnight,
Much love
Gems 🙂

Nice day doing nothing.. Lovely dinner!!

Today I have done nothing except pop to the shop and back and it has been lovely just chilling indoors watching some tv and browsing the web for recipes, I always find myself doing this when I have time on my hands.. I have about 200 bookmarked blogs and recipe websites on my laptop! In fact whilst browsing this is where I found my dinner for tonight, as I still do not have my cooker connected I thought I would search for some microwave recipes which were suitable for weightwatchers and found one that is perfect for me as it uses tortilla wraps… which as everyone who reads my blog will have worked out by now that I am slightly addicted to 😉  Recipe is here at  http://www.weightwatchers.com/util/art/index_art.aspx?tabnum=1&art_id=78521&sc=3022

It’s called a Quesadilla.. Ooohhh exotic I hear you say! I changed the recipe slightly to my tastes and to make it a bit more filling here’s the recipe I made:

Ingredients:
2 weightwatchers tortilla wraps 5pp
25g low low red pepper and chilli cheese spread 1pp
1 mini pepper sliced 0pp
1 medium mushroom sliced 0pp
45g hot tomato salsa 0pp
50g Bernard matthews tikka turkey 1pp
25g Co-op reduced fat grated cheddar 2pp
 
Method:
Spread 1 wrap with the low low cheese spread, then the other with the salsa. Add the sliced vegetables and turkey too the one with the salsa on and then add the grated cheese last, season to taste then place the other tortilla on top of it and microwave for 1 minute on high. Voila a lovely filling Quesadilla in minimal amount of time and only 9pp! 
 
So my menu today was: 
 
Breakfast: A banana and frozen mixed berry smoothie made with 200ml skimmed milk 2pp, Topped with a sprinkling of hot chocolate 0pp.
 
Lunch: weightwatchers tortilla wrap 3pp, 50g Quorn ham style slices 2pp, 1 dairy lea light cheese triangle 1pp,  Mini pepper sliced 0pp, 15g Light salad cream 1pp. 
 
Dinner: Home made Quesadilla 9pp (Recipe above)
With the cheese spread on 1, Salsa on the other.With everything on, ready to top with other tortilla.
 
Snacks: Tesco caramella sundae 4pp
 Tesco caramella sundae nice for a low pp treat 4pp
So total used 22/26pp 
 
Weigh in tomorrow am expecting a gain or a stay the same at least.. I have done nothing different this week apart from use my weeklies later in the week and do more exercise , which you would think was a good thing :/ Anyhow the scales have not been looking kind the last few days but this is something of a routine for me I seem to have a couple of good losses, then either a sts/gain so I am not too worried I know I have eaten well and sometimes the body just does thing like this to us! Good luck to everyone on a new week! Much love Gems 😀