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BLC Stop Breathe Think Act - Visions

Friday, January 23, 2015      2 comments

This week's challenge for BLC is really good - I like it... it's all about thinking before doing and a couple of the tasks include thinking about your visions for various things including family and work/career so here we go! My vision for ... Read more

BLC Challenge - Kind to yourself

Monday, June 23, 2014      4 comments

I've always wanted to write fiction... On my goal board is to write a minimum of 3 hours per week but I have been failing miserably. I am going to push writing up on my priority list! I can write and I will write! I have a few storie... Read more

Day 26 Low Carb

Monday, June 23, 2014      4 comments

I'm still low carb but have had a couple of slip ups in my weight loss. I put these down to over indulging on high fat foods and trying too many of the Atkins indulgences at once! I'm back on track again and am feeling good. I am enjoyin... Read more

Day 17? Low Carb

Monday, June 16, 2014      5 comments

Wow - I can't believe how much time has passed! I'm already at around day 17! I've been reading more of the New Atkins book and attempting the Induction phase, which is 20g net carbs a day. I'm finding that I am satisfied most of the time.... Read more

Day 7 Low Carb - feelings

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      6 comments

So, even after the bad weekend, I still reported a loss this week so I'm super happy about that. emoticon I am... Read more

Day 5 Low Carb

Monday, June 02, 2014      3 comments

I had a bad weekend for staying on the plan... but really, I had planned to start the plan later... so I am not too concerned. On Friday night we had a big night out - a big social event in our neighborhood. I drank beer and had the very de... Read more

Low-Carb Plan Day 1 - a complete turnaround

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      8 comments

I have been reading a very interesting book called "Why We Get Fat and What to Do About it". I've not quite finished it yet but I'm almost there. Having read a lot of the reviews on Amazon I was quite amazed by the successes reported by reader... Read more

Same old Same old... Nothing changes if I don't change!

Thursday, May 22, 2014      5 comments

So, this week I gained. No surprise there. It's not even surprising that I know why... I do this time and time again. I lose some I gain some. Overall I stay the same. Nothing changes because I am not changing my behaviours. So, I ... Read more

Recovery Plan

Monday, May 12, 2014      7 comments

My recovery plan really is about when I over-indulge on a weekend, which happens frequently. To recover: I will do additional exercise, mostly walking. I will track every other day so that I am in control of what I'm eating. I will sa... Read more

First Fitness Test Results for the BLC25

Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

OK so my fitness is not great... I knew that... My walk was good - 17.08 for a mile... not awesome but not too shabby for a mile walk. My push ups were poor... I managed 12 pathetic attempts. If a personal trainer saw me do those he w... Read more

BLC24: Habits - Goal Setting challenge

Wednesday, April 30, 2014      4 comments

Habit - Choose 3 goals (can be physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, relational or financial) and post on Wednesday. The rest of the week - each day read your goals and try to decide on baby steps to start towards the goals. Read them daily - ... Read more

Week 1 Challenge Homework - the 12 week plan!

Saturday, April 28, 2012      7 comments

OK, so we're already half way through week 1 so I have a few goals that I can add retrospectively like "Get Full points for TNT week 1" - Check! Compete in the "Bombshell's first Diva Dash" - Check! Read more

Straight Talking Interview with myself!

Monday, April 16, 2012      3 comments

Interview with myself:   Interviewer: Abi, you were blogging almost daily about your Eat to Live program, moving to a plant based whole foods diet following your inability to lose weight but we’ve not seen a blog in a week or two.  How are y... Read more

Day 11 Eating to live: time to refocus

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      6 comments

Day 11   I was cheating to live and expecting it to work again... silly me. I was like a maniac last night but more about that later.   Breakfast – good, small bowl of oats with a few fresh blueberries to sweeten it up. I like to mix the... Read more

Days 7,8 and 9 Eat to Live... I must remember it's not Cheat to Live!

Monday, April 02, 2012      4 comments

This weekend we went to the ranch (we have a trailer there and it's like a campground for regulars - we are members and can go whenever we like) and it's difficult to eat properly when you're not at home but I tried my best... almost. On Fr... Read more

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