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For January I am kicking off with going sugar-free! woo hoo! Eating even better, cleaner. Being happier. My theme is colourful, energetic, cheerful! I will not let those winter blues get me down!


I'm in the FOCUS cornerstone Here's the link to Spark Fuel fo Improvement System. This is about knowing where I'm going; setting goals, planning, taking action to see it through, staying motivated. Here's a link to Spark Guy's explanation of the system. www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_
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I am 63 yrs old, 5'3" tall and weigh around 8 stone 1lbs - so I'm in the 'healthy' range. My issue is less being fat, and more about my relationship with food.

I am learning to manage my behaviour around food with the NoS diet which is working well for me. Three 'proper meals' a day - no snacks, sweets or seconds on weekdays - with some freedom at the weekends and on special days like birthdays. Good old-fashioned regular eating pattern! My behaviour around food is being modified very happily with this system. So glad I found it. Check out the NoS team page if you're curious!

I want to be fit, supple, happy, healthy, full of energy!

I'm keen to be lean!

I've also noticed that a lot of my status updates are about the weather - very British!

".. every pound of weight loss results in five pounds of stress taken off your knees, seven pounds off your ankles, and a whopping ten pounds off your spinal discs!" it's worth the effort!



Member Since: 11/17/2012

Fitness Minutes: 32,066

My Goals:
These are my physical goals: I want to have achieved the following:-

1) to get my weight down to 109lbs by the end of 2018. I have a personal firewall of 115lbs

2) to keep my waist under 29"

3) to maintain a supple and strong body into my later years

4)To be a slim, strong, fit woman!

December 2017: 8 stone 2lbs (114lbs) BMI 20.2 (normal range) WHR 0.80 (low risk - pear shape)


My Program:
I am currently following a daily strength-training programme on the darebee website which is working well for me - I track this on the darebee website.

For the behavioural/emotional reasons for eating: Linda Spangle's 100 Days of Weight Loss programme

NoS diet - No snacks, sweets or seconds except on days that begin with S.

I am practising making one of my three daily meals a lower-carb one: for me this means leaving out bread, pastry, pasta, potato, rice.

I am aiming to remain on a very low sugar diet. I am currently using Sweet Freedom (fruit syrup) and coconut sugar. I also have a small bottle of maple syrup. I already use unsweetened applesauce in baking, and know how to use date puree or bananas for sweetness.



Personal Information:
I live by the sea in the South West of the UK. I work full-time to provide services for adults with learning disabilities. I am a Nichiren Buddhist.


Other Information:
Books I've found useful:
'Eating Less - say goodbye to overeating' by Gillian Riley
'The end of overeating - taking control of our insatiable appetite' by David A Kessler
'100 Days of Weight Loss' by Linda Spangle
'The Power of Habit' by Charles Duhigg
'Refuse to Regain' by Barbara Berkeley
'What are you hungry for?' Deepak Chopra

other websites (all dot com) I find useful:
Sigma Nutrition; Darebee: everydaysystems


My Community Journal:
The Four Cornerstones: Focus, Fitness, Fire, Force



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