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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Commitment... something I have been repeating a few times lately....
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      41 comments

Whats motivation? At best its fleeting. Whats commitment? It's lasting. I was 323 lbs. At 29 years old. Sure I was motivated to lose weight, but what really made me lose weight was commitment. Commitment to being AL... Read more
Words from the Dali Lama on the art of happiness.
Monday, April 11, 2011      22 comments

Today I started reading The Art Of Happiness, words of His Holiness the Dalai Lama as discussed with a western psychologist, Howard C. Cutler. I read the chapter on the difference between pleasure and happiness. And I wanted to share this q... Read more
Food Blog: Tasty, not fancy, but different breakfast!
Sunday, April 10, 2011      9 comments

This is breakfast biscuits, like Weetabix, but better ones, Less ingredients! Then, topped with cream cheese with vanilla extract and a teeny smidge sweetner, and on t... Read more
Verdict on new shoes...
Friday, April 08, 2011      10 comments

I tried my new shoes on the treadmill at the gym, because, well, if they hurt I could stop... if they hurt a couple miles away from home that would have rather sucked! And they seem pretty good. Got some heel pain though. I got a ... Read more
Something I wonder about people claiming they can't reach their calorie goals...
Thursday, April 07, 2011      34 comments

... I keep seeing this on the Nutrition forum, people complaining they can't even reach 1200 calories and OMG sooooo full. Then how on EARTH are you FAT already? *laughs* I didn't get fat eating like that and I'm sure as anything you d... Read more
Well, I went again to the gym...
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      17 comments

This time, no trainer breathing down my neck, and frankly, slowing me down on the treadmill, I managed to get more confident and found going at a natural speed for me is way faster than the wussy trot speed they had said for me. I kinda enj... Read more
UK People: A Documentary you may wish to watch...
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      11 comments
isode/b0103v9d/Dead_Fat/ Warning, it does contain an autopsy and viewing of human remains. Being fat is killing us, that's a fact, this documentary discusses that. Its pretty shocking.... Read more
Food Blog: Crab Cakes!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      11 comments

Enjoyed crab cakes for lunch today! The red bits are mashed kidney beans, no potato in my fish cakes! ... Read more
Food Blog: Spicy Sardine Fishcakes!
Monday, April 04, 2011      11 comments

I'm still keeping with my goal to eat oily fish at least once a week and some sort of organ meats at least once a week. Today I made sardine fish cakes! (If you w... Read more
Tomorrow going to see my Boyfriends sister perform...
Friday, April 01, 2011      13 comments

...Handel, The Messiah, with Southport Bach Choir at Holy Trinity Church. She has an amazing voice, she also sings with a group that was interviewed on the BBC for Christmas called Joglaresa.
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Been to gym induction...
Thursday, March 31, 2011      22 comments

It was only a 30 minute induction/tour round, I have an appointment Monday for an hour to work out a programme I could follow. Still can't say Im overly enthusiastic. I walk outside, I dont waste petrol driving somewhere to do exercis... Read more
Gym Induction tomorrow
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      16 comments

Yups, tomorrow at 1pm Im going to my induction at the gym. Not sure Im super looking forward to it... I mean, I lost 183lbs without setting foot in a gym... *shrugs* oh well, shall see...... Read more
Food Blog: More tuna... with chili and coconut!
Thursday, March 24, 2011      18 comments

Carrot, chickpeas and cabbage, marinated overnight in palm vinegar and creamed coconut block... so tasty! Then hot chili (not too much!) in my tuna.... Read more
Food Blog: Tuna Salad.... and a complaint about adverts
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      15 comments

First off... Sparkpeople? Seriously? Adverts on PERSONAL pages? I know they keep the site free, but on our personal pages is disgusting, I'm really hacked off at this, how about having some sort of respect for your users?? Hmmm?? ... Read more
So here I am... NOT at the gym...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      21 comments

Soooo.... I pack my stuff, head home a different way to go to the gym after work this morning. Traffic at a total standstill for at least 2miles away from the roundabout I wish to be at. Ok, different longer way. Traffic also at standst... Read more

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