About 2 weeks ago I broke my ankle. I slipped over in the wet wearing jandals. I called a taxi while lying on the ground outside my home, and went to hospital. There I stayed for a whopping 6 nights/7 days. That does seem a long time for a broken ankle, I had my foot in a cast and entered a child-like state when I was totally reliant on other people for a long time. I stayed in hospital for so long because it was a holiday weekend, meaning the holiday was on a Monday and people (ie physiotherapists and occupational therapists) take the long weekend off work. Also I live alone and needed to be trained up on the various tools they gave me when I left the hospital.
After leaving hospital I crammed for my mathematics exam (it's not realistic to study in bed while in hospital), had my exam (foot propped up on another chair with my pillow underneath) and I applied for an aegrotat because of the reduction in study time. Because of my living situation, I am in one smallish room with everything that I need inside this room. Food, water, and toileting are all here with me. So much fun!
Once a week someone comes and does what's needed, and buys my food. This is where I have control over my weight loss. I haven't bought a lot of sugary items although everything that I'm eating can't be refrigerated so goodbye to fresh vegetables although I am eating fruit but not too much fibre please.
Starting today I'm aiming for 6,000 KJ per day, I should be losing weight at that amount, although it may be rather slow. I can't weigh myself so that's a negative. When I have my cast taken off, and don't need crutches I can see how much I weigh.
I will post a weekly summary of what I'm eating, see you next weekend.