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Week 1 (Fat Loss) – THRIVE DIARY

Week 1 has been pretty successful. I had a minor setback at the end of the week when an ear infection meant no workouts for two days but I continued to maintain my diet and quickly got back in the gym, once I felt well enough.

Before starting the plan on Monday morning I took my starting measurements so I could track my progress over the course of the plan.

Weight:                        9st 9oz

Chest:                          35”

Waist:                          27.5”

Hips                             37.5”

Right Thigh                 22”

Left Thigh                   21.5”

Right Calf                    13.5”

Left Calf                      13.5”

Right Upper Arm       11.5”

Left Upper Arm         11.5”


Movement - 5 Mile Walk PM
Steps - 19,540
Breakfast - Granola, Fresh Pineapple, Greek Yoghurt & Cinnamon
Lunch - Ham Salad
Dinner - Griddled Cajun Tuna Steak, Cous Cous and Salsa Salad
Snacks - Hard Boiled Egg & handful of mixed raw nuts
Wellness/Beauty - Boots No7 Body Beautiful Perfecting Body Polish


Movement - 20 Min Total Body HIIT Workout AM
Steps - 14,020
Breakfast - Pineapple Bircher
Lunch - Tuna Salad
Dinner - Bolognaise & Courghetti
Snacks - Boiled Egg & small portion of grated cheese
Wellness/Beauty - Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Radiance Exfoliator


Movement - 3 Mile Walk PM
Steps - 15,200
Breakfast - Fruit Salad
Lunch - Tuna Salad
Dinner - Chicken Curry & Onion Bhaji & Brown Basmati Rice
Snacks - Boiled Egg & handful of raw mixed nuts
Wellness/Beauty - L’Oreal Detoxifying Pure Clay Face Mask


Movement - Rest Day – Ear Infection
Steps - 8,450
Breakfast - Pineapple Breakfast Sundae
Lunch - Ham & Mozzarella Salad
Dinner - Mushroom Omelette
Snacks - Handful of grated cheese & 2 digestive biscuits
Wellness/Beauty - A pint of ale in the pub with my husband


Movement - Rest Day – Ear Infection
Steps - 14,660
Breakfast - Fruit Salad
Lunch - Cream Cheese & Ham Bagel
Dinner - Indian Meal at a local Restaurant including starter of Lamb 
         Seekh Kebab & Tikka Paneer. Main Course of Sag Aloo, Prawn  
         Biriyani, Chicken Hyderabad and half a Garlic Naan Bread.
Snacks - No snacks as we ate out
Wellness/Beauty - Sanctuary Spa Body Scrub


Movement - AM Gym session consisting of 10 min interval session on
           Rowing Machine and a 20 min weight training session including  
           Barbell Squats, Deadlifts, Dumbbell Bicep Curl, Shoulder Press,
           Single Arm Bent over Row and Overhead Tricep Extension
Steps - 8,560
Breakfast - Toasted Bagel with Grilled Bacon, Sausage, Baked Beans,                                                     Scrambled Egg and Mushrooms
Lunch - Pineapple Smoothie
Dinner - Sticky Soy Salmon & Prawns with steamed Green Veg and 
         Griddled Aubergine
Snacks - Protein Powder in lunchtime Smoothie and handful of nuts
Wellness/Beauty - L’Oreal Detoxifying Pure Clay Face Mask


Movement - 15 Min HIIT Workout AM and a 5 Mile Walk PM
Steps - 14,350
Breakfast - Mexican Breakfast Wrap
Lunch - 2 x Rye Crackers with Cream Cheese & Cucumber
Dinner - Chilli Beef Pattie, Wholemeal Wrap, Spinach, Tomato & 
         Feta Salad with Sweet Potato Fries
Snacks - Handful of raw nuts & Fresh Pineapple
Wellness/Beauty - Sanctuary Spa Luxurious Body Butter

Even though I have struggled with earache at the end of the week it was a success in terms of  progress. I feel lighter and my clothes fit better already. I am looking forward to continuing the hard work during Week 2.

Thank you for reading.

Melanie xxxx

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