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Studying my snacking

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      0 comments

Ok well I am now officially into revision mode and I think that as much knowledge that is going into my head, the equivalent in food is steadily reaching my mouth! Oh man I did not plan for that side of things so today I went to the health food... Read more

New goals - finally

Friday, September 17, 2010      1 comments

The 12 week Biggest Loser Challenge ended at work this work. The winner was elated and even though there was no' prize' she felt as though she had won the grand prize. It was wonderful. Everyone in the class had lost weight or toned or simply... Read more

Gratitude

Saturday, August 28, 2010      1 comments

Ok so after my last blog, I got the flu - bad. Was out for almost two weeks. Glad to say that I am fully recovered now. So two weeks ago I began my exercise regime again in earnest, slowly but very determined to get back on track. Throughout... Read more

3 days later..

Thursday, August 12, 2010      0 comments

I have been blogging my journey for a few months now and had set a personal goal of 20lbs by August. Well I achieved it about 2 weeks ago and decided to slowly reintroduce some foods that I had either cut out or back. It has all been surpising... Read more

New lease

Wednesday, July 28, 2010      3 comments

Today I feel on top of the world! I weighed myself to discover that I have achieved my milestone of losing 20lbs! Just what the doctor ordered. I used to read articles and blogs where people had lost 100's of lbs and I wondered why I could n... Read more

Definition

Sunday, July 18, 2010      1 comments

I have been looking at it all weekend, wondering if it was really true. I raised my arm, then put it down, yup still there. Was in and out of the house until I sat down again in the evening and it was still there. So here I am on Sunday even... Read more

Every cloud.....

Saturday, July 17, 2010      1 comments

This week was a rough one for me. I had my upper wisdom tooth out and although it was necessary, I did not want to do it because i wanted to exercise. I was advised to rest so I did for two days then I was back in the class again. It felt so ... Read more

Did I really do that?

Tuesday, July 06, 2010      3 comments

Two years ago, I had a herniated disk and was advised to lose at least 20lbs. It was such a tall order that I knew I could not do. I proved myself right by losing 4lbs, gaining 1lb, losing 2lbs, you get the picture. In 2009, I was diagnosed w... Read more

What a difference a day makes!

Sunday, July 04, 2010      1 comments

My cousin who I work with decided to begin a twice weekly aerobics class for women at work to get fit. It was a huge success! The class could only comfortably hold 22 and 25 were anxious to begin. Its been three weeks and there is still a wai... Read more

My wonderful weigh in

Tuesday, June 22, 2010      1 comments

Today I weighed myself outside of my normal weigh in to disccover that I am on track to my goal. I was hovering on one number for far too long and now that number is somewhere in the distance. I have gone from a 2xl to a large and that is a bi... Read more

A blessing from the best

Saturday, April 24, 2010      0 comments

On my last 4 mile walk I met 3 women, all older than me, walking for fitness. They said they had seen me often and did I want to join them at the weekend for their regular walk. Well this morning we met and I must admit that I was truly humble... Read more

Joining the gaps

Saturday, April 17, 2010      1 comments

I have been trying to decide the best way to move off the plateau I have been in for a couple of months. I found a fitness buddy (17 and very overweight) who although some days is unwilling, does keep to our 'dates') and the most positive thing... Read more

I'm addicted!

Monday, March 22, 2010      0 comments

Life has become increasingly hectic. Trying to fit it all in has become an art form. I have managed to continue my desire to run by doing it for short spells during my hour long walks twice a week. In between I feel lost not doing anything. ... Read more

Short bursts of exercise

Sunday, February 28, 2010      0 comments

Today was a busy day. My son was particularly active and I had resolved that my exercise for the day would be that we would go for a short walk before the day ended. After doing the housework with him around my feet, I felt like taking a nap ... Read more

Can't believe I'm running

Friday, February 26, 2010      2 comments

What a great day! I decided to challenge my body and begin to run again. After doing knee strenthening exercises for a few months and walking, I finally ran! What a liberating feeling. I feel ready to run on a regular basis and eventually ac... Read more


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