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Week 1 Review

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Well despite YD's best efforts at sabotage I managed a 1lb loss. Mainly due to exercise I think and trying to limit the damage of all the lovely cakes made by the YD.


For two days she spent the entire day cooking cakes and biscuits at school and then bringing them home for us to eat. You can't refuse a 13 year old who is really proud of all her hard work. they were delicious and she enjoyed it.


We managed to take some to my PIL and I put a few in the freezer once we had tried them, so maybe the DH and DD's can have then during the school hols on the days I am at work.

Anyway off for another week. Having a rest day on the exercise today (did a 2.1 mile run last night) as tomorrow is the 5K Race for Life for me and the DD's DH is coming as Taxi / Valuables holder and to cheer us on.

We have matching Pink T shirts so I will try and get a photo of the three of us after the race. I hope to finish way ahead of the DD's they have never run more than a mile or so and this is my 4th 5K of the season and I have always run all the race so far even the last one when my hamstring was really sore. Not looking for a good time as with over 3500 taking part getting across the start line and into my running pace will take a while. Next timed race is 2nd August on the same route as the one at the beginning of July. Only trouble with that one is we have been invited for a cream tea on the afternoon of the race.

Anyway busy today doing tidying up need to make space for another hamster as we are hamster sitting for two weeks. Then when we go away (3 weeks today - I am getting really excited now) our friends will have our hamster. Just hope they become friends as they are spending 4 out of the next 6 weeks in cages next to each other.

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PEPPERMINT125 7/24/2011 3:29PM

    Hope your race went well and congrats on losing the pound! Love the image of the hamsters getting to know each other! emoticon

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SEWINGMAMACDS 7/24/2011 2:30PM

    emoticon on losing. Have a great race!

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MELLIL 7/23/2011 4:56PM

    Good thing they'll be in neighboring CAGES and not just neighboring ... or you all might end up with several MORE hamsters! emoticon

I am pulling for you on the race tomorrow! I'm sure you'll outrun those TEENAGERS! You're just a ball of ENERGY! Good Luck!!! emoticon

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CATWOOMAN 7/23/2011 4:53PM

    Busy woman! Good luck on your race. Well done on your self-control and choices this week. Know how it is when your kids find they want to cook.... You've got it all figured out - whoo hoo on the 1 lb. loss!!
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JECKIE 7/23/2011 4:15PM

    Good luck on the race tomorrow, and great job on the loss! :)

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VW_STEPH 7/23/2011 3:24PM

    Good luck at the Race for Life! I hope you win!

And also yay for a pound down! Where ya going in 3 weeks? =D xx

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PILLYWIGGIN 7/23/2011 1:43PM

    Will be thinking of you doing your Race For Life - particularly as a friend of mine died of the damned C this morning!

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BECKYI39 7/23/2011 10:26AM

    Congrats on the weight loss.

We are owners of a hamster. My older daughter wanted a pet and she did research on hamsters. It is not as high maintainace as other pets.

Have fun at the 5k tomorrow!

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ITSTHENEWLAUREN 7/23/2011 10:14AM

  emoticon on the 1lb!

Good luck in the race tomorrow! I know you'll do great emoticon

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CMPEARL 7/23/2011 8:59AM

    emoticon on the -1 lb and exercising self-control on the cakes!! Have a great race! emoticon

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LADYRH 7/23/2011 7:42AM

    emoticon on the weight lose.

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