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Ups & Downs, Depression, Anxiety & Weight Loss
Sunday, May 07, 2017      3 comments

I have for quite some time struggled with depression and anxiety, for a lot of time i have tried to soldier on and just keep things bottled up inside. The problem with that is that if you try and fight a disease of the mind in this way all it do... Read more
First Week Summary
Saturday, January 28, 2017      1 comments

My first week back on a exercise and eating plan thus far has been a great success for me. I have done 4 workouts in the 6 so far with another rest day scheduled for tomorrow. I have a few aches and pains from doing my sessions but that ca... Read more
First Rest Day
Thursday, January 26, 2017      3 comments

Its been a long week and i have been waiting for this for what seems a lifetime, but finally my rest day is here. The problem is now its here i want to go out and run or do a workout. That said though i still am aching from workouts earlier in... Read more
Still Going Strong So Far
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      1 comments

Well im still going strong with my plan. I was up bright and early this morning to run, inspite of the fact my legs still hurt from working out. Not my best time on my 4k route but i still got up and got the job done never the less. Ive walked t... Read more
Day Two - Freshening Up The Workouts
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      1 comments

I have generally just done the basic same things over and over but decided to try something new this week rather then just heavy weights and running. I went for the everyday total body workout on here which comprises of 4 videos from Lisa Welc... Read more
Day One - Off To A Flyer
Monday, January 23, 2017      5 comments

Day one of kickstarting my fresh program has gone off well, i went to bed early and had a great nights sleep. Then was up bright and early for a run that went slightly over 4km around the area i live in. It was -1 which was more than a little ch... Read more
Keeping Honest With Yourself
Sunday, January 22, 2017      0 comments

I not so long ago began using instagram (i know, real late to the party) but as i try to get back on track i have found posting about my workouts alongside my food has helped in keeping myself honest with what i am eating and doing in my every d... Read more
A Reset & Fresh Start
Sunday, January 22, 2017      1 comments

Well i have made a decision to rip up my old program and go a fresh heading into this new week. I have created myself a new plan that dictates everything i need to do on a weekly basis. I work shifts which means i currently do 6-2 mornings follo... Read more
A year to Forget and Hopes For A New Dawn
Monday, January 16, 2017      1 comments

I suffer from anxiety and depression. I am not ashamed of it anymore and it's not nice. People don't believe me when I tell them because I am always happy and laughing round them and try to make others laugh. It's a war I battle everyday in the ... Read more
Another Goal Achieved
Friday, May 13, 2016      1 comments

A great day today as i was confirmed to have passed my level 2 nutrition and well-being course which will serve as an entry to me being able to now go into the hunt for a diploma later in this year. Its been a great thing to learn again about a ... Read more
A Major Goal Attained
Monday, March 28, 2016      4 comments

As anyone knows when your on a weight management plan setting goals is a major part of getting started on the road to the new you, i have passed through some such as 20lbs and 50lbs, lost inches off my waist and gone down 2 sizes of clothing fro... Read more
None Scale Victories
Thursday, February 25, 2016      0 comments

As many know none scale victories when changing your lifestyle are just as important as the numbers on the scale. This is because after a while the pounds can be quite stubborn to come off your body. When i began my journey it was all about thos... Read more
Bad Moods & Junk Foods
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      1 comments

Two things that seem to go hand in hand for me i am afraid. I know its not big and its not clever but i always seem to have issues with food when i am at a low emotionally. I have a craving for all those bad foods which i normally hold a cross... Read more
Freshen Up My Training Regime
Monday, February 22, 2016      0 comments

Well its time to freshen up my training regime again, im nearly two weeks into the 5k walk/jog challenge which has been fantastic for me and im really feeling much better physically for it. Running has been a great release for me and i think n... Read more
The 5k Walk/Jog Challenge Day 11
Saturday, February 20, 2016      4 comments

This is the first challenge i have done on spark people and i must say i have really enjoyed this and also really enjoyed running which i never thought i would. I am currently on day 11 of the program and i truly do feel a lot better in myself... Read more

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