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Thursday, September 26, 2013      3 comments

okay, it's now the end of September, I didn't make it back home to New Zealand as I had planned - instead I got called away to work out of town in a small place called Meekatharra. Not much here but they do have a gym which is a bonus. So thin... Read more
Still on track!
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      0 comments

I am now into my 7th week of my body for life program, I started on christmas day 2012 at 103kg and now weigh 97kg. (I keep a fat photo of myself on my phone as a visual reminder - now I show it to my mates as they don't believe I was quit... Read more
and here i am am again...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      2 comments

It's been while but its good to be back! Since my last blog a lot has happened-it sure has been a tough year. The good news is through it all i have manajed to keep my weight between 106 - 100kg. I moved to australia in late september,fo... Read more
34 weeks and counting
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      0 comments

34 weeks to go until my trip to oz next year ... Really going to focus now on getting rid of this excess weight. I currently weigh just under 100kgs and hope to reach my goal by July 2012. I had to quit the gym due to unforeseen circumstanc... Read more
hello again
Thursday, June 09, 2011      1 comments

hi fellow sparkies, has been a while since i stopped in ... only because i couldn't remember my username let alone my password and in the end it was so, so simple i could kick myself ... i am still working in the orchards and my weigh... Read more
No More -
Sunday, December 26, 2010      7 comments

well it's taken just over 2 years to go from my highest ever weight of 306Lbs down to my weight now ... 229Lbs ... the lightest i've weighed since my daughter was born almost 22 years ago ... NO MORE - headshot only photos ... Read more
Friday, October 15, 2010      1 comments

Just updated my measurements etc - the last time was at the end of March and since then - I have lost 15 pounds 6 inches off my bust 6 inches off my hips 5 inches off my waist thanks for being here sparkies, just needed to ... Read more
doing okay!!!
Thursday, October 14, 2010      1 comments

Since my last blog my life has been completely turned upside down - my 2 youngest children (21 & 18) moved out of home. I quit the gym (could no longer afford it) and moved further north at the end of June - It sure has been a crazy year!! ... Read more
Monday, April 05, 2010      2 comments

i couldn't make it to the gym, so i decided to do a few exercises at home 5 minutes air stepper crunches x 60 3 x planks 3 x modified planks 5 minutes air stepper in the morning after work, that went well - i was even quite pro... Read more
heading in the right direction ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      2 comments

march 28th: got measured up and i am no longer a square shape also got weighed again and have dropped 1kg. ... Read more
2nd assessment
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      7 comments

march 24th: not a good result - i kind of expected it really, i went from 116kg at the last weigh in back up to 122kg. could have been worse - i could have gained all the weight back again but i didn't so unlike other times i am not g... Read more
i lost it ...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      6 comments

weighed in at the gym today, the 5kg i gained back has now gone ... emoticon ... Read more
i'm over it!!!
Monday, February 01, 2010      6 comments

first gym assessment went well - lost a total of 10kg or 22 pounds - that was just before christmas... had a rough start to the year, came down with the flu = 3 weeks lost gym time and a gain of 5kg - funnily enough for once in my life i'm ... Read more
another attempt/goal to reach...
Monday, November 23, 2009      4 comments

today i begin my 9th week at the gym. once i have completed my 12 weeks i am joining up for 12 months. i like how i feel now compared to how i was a couple of months ago, i have so much more energy and get a lot more done than i have in age... Read more
"the difference is"
Thursday, October 22, 2009      3 comments

a week ago a colleague asked, "what makes this time different?" me: "what do you mean?" colleague: "i've known you almost 3 years now and you have tried a few times now to either lose weight or stop smoking, why is this time different?... Read more

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