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My goal for May was to be more shiny, observant and grateful. I think that went quite well.

For June, I'm going to focus on hydration - water, fruit, salads, greens, food, the sea, swimming - watery things generally!

I am 62 yrs old, 5'3" tall and weigh around 8 stone 2lbs - 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: 27,869

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

1) to keep my weight around 8 stone 1lbs (my ticker is currently showing 113lbs as my goal to maintain) with a firewall of 116lbs

2) to get and 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!

June 2017: 8 stone 2lbs (114lbs) BMI 20.2 (normal range) WHR 0.82 (moderate risk - avocado 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 making one of my three daily meals a lower-carb one: for me this means leaving out bread, pastry, pasta, potato, rice. It worked well for me during March, when I experimented with it, so I'm continuing.





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

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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