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Monthly weigh-in

Monday, February 11, 2013      10 comments

Today is the first weigh-in since I got back on track 4 weeks ago and I'm delighted to find that I've lost 7 pounds this month. emoticonRead more

Relaxed and going forward

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      5 comments

So here I still am Ė not following any extreme plan or putting myself through any pressure Ė I pretty well know by now what to do and what suits me. Guess that if I consider the knowledge Iíve accumulated here re food consumption and exercise Ií... Read more

Keeping on . . .

Monday, January 21, 2013      7 comments

. . . and very happy to find myself doing so. Dunno where my oomph went but itís certainly been in hiding for a long while. I started entering food and movement into my trackers after New Year without actually worrying about cals in and out, jus... Read more

2013 - belatedly

Monday, January 14, 2013      10 comments

Iím finding it hard to get going here again and I had promised myself January would be the month when I started to re-group and lose some of my regained pounds. I know Iím too easily diverted and de-focused and the work involved in having fun ov... Read more


Friday, October 19, 2012      6 comments

There was quite a lot on Spark yesterday about the support, encouragement and understanding that all of us give each other. Where Ė as someone asked Ė would we all be without each other? Indeed! I - for one - would be long gone. As it is, I... Read more

For the Grannies amongst us . . .

Thursday, September 27, 2012      9 comments

My younger grandson has just reached three years old almost without my noticing - time flies when you're having fun! He went to his Pre-school for the first time this week having been prepared by his parents plus a home visit from his teacher ... Read more

An unexpectedly bad day - WHY?

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      8 comments

Iím having a bad day today - foodwise - which I canít really understand. Iíve been doing OK with food and exercise and was thinking yesterday that itís getting easier to be judicious about what I put in my mouth. (See my last blog about having w... Read more

FINALLY . . . I find I DO have (some) willpower

Saturday, September 01, 2012      6 comments

Had intended to be blogging every day for a while to keep myself from the slippage I could feel coming on after a pretty good couple of months Ė but things go awry donít they? My partner wanted to take some friends (whom I donít even get on with... Read more

And on the upside. . .

Wednesday, August 29, 2012      8 comments

. . . the friends that are staying with me in my little holiday cottage said - the minute they arrived - 'Good Heavens (well more or less that!)- 'you've lost a lot of weight' YAY! That's what we all want to hear Read more

Motivation and planning - and ditching excuses

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      5 comments

Iím hoping to blog most days this month Ė I need to renew my motivation and accountability and I guess this is the way. Coincidentally a good friend of mine here is resolved to blog and post motivational pictures all this month Ė so Iíll be... Read more

Definitely better than nothing

Sunday, August 26, 2012      7 comments

Four pounds gone this month. Iíd have liked it to be more but my monthly weigh-ins are bearing fruit with less scale obsession and no getting discouraged when loss in one week is not much and I donít bother to try. Iíve been trying the advice of... Read more

Progress made

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      9 comments

Happy Ė and fairly surprised to have a weight loss to show for my labours this month. emoticon I havenít focused... Read more

How can 10 minutes of exercise be a problem?

Tuesday, July 17, 2012      8 comments

Having re-ignited my membership of the 10 Minute Exercise Team this week on the advice of a friend here, I had a real fight with myself yesterday about my 10 minutes. Only 10 minutes!! Why so hard to start? I'm concentrating on strength exercis... Read more

Others can do it and finally I realise that I can too :-)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012      6 comments

I've been doing quite well lately - with food and even with exercise - to some extent at least. Iíve read various blogs lately about not giving up Ė about starting over Ėabout really going for success. What an inspiring lot Sparkers are! Yes w... Read more

Excuses, excuses!!

Sunday, July 01, 2012      6 comments

So Ė 4 days in Barcelona working in 30 degrees C and over on occasions. I know some may envy me but I really hate being too hot and I felt bad all the time I was there Ė yeah Ė weedy I know but we Brits are not used to high temperatures and they... Read more

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