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Week 3 Calorie Deficit
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      0 comments

Date: July 3 Goal Weight: 181 Actual weight:183.2 Previous week: 185.2 Change: -2.0 Again this week I didn’t exercise as I continued to rest my back. I also ate more carbs than normal (pop corn for a snack, more fruits and some... Read more
Week 2 – Calorie Deficit
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      1 comments

Date: June 26 Goal Weight: 183 Actual weight:185.2 Previous week: 184.6 Change: +0.6 What is there to say? Just looking at the numbers can be depressing. What do I think is the cause of the lack of change? Maybe water weight/ blo... Read more
Week 1 (Day 8) of Calorie Deficit
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      3 comments

Date: July 19 (week 1) Goal weight week 1: 185 Actual Weight: 184.6 Change: 2.4 lbs Dress size: loose size 14 I would have shared some of my frustration in the Day6 blog but I can say that compared to my previous efforts calorie ... Read more
DAY 6 of Calorie Deficit
Monday, June 17, 2013      4 comments

It was not my intention to blog more than once a week but felt the need to share my journey’s ups and downs. Let it be known that I weigh daily and sometimes more than once a day. I have my morning measurement and my evening measurements. I a... Read more
Count Down to Crop Over - Calorie Deficit
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      3 comments

I want to head home for Crop Over in Barbados (our version of carnival) this year and I want to jump in a band. Now if you have ever seen a carnival parade you will know that the biggest women wear the smallest costumes with all their extra bit... Read more
A focus on food - Bajan affair
Friday, March 22, 2013      2 comments

Today I wanted a burger. Fish was not going to fill that need I need beef. I was admiring cows and thinking how nice they would taste. This is me who will not eat fresh meat, me who continues to fool myself that meat comes on styrofoam trays. I... Read more
The true value of Sparkepeople (As felt by me!)
Friday, March 08, 2013      6 comments

I have been on Sparkpeople for a long time but a like a number of persons who start up but don't continue I found the site hard to navigate and understand. I read all these success stories and heard how important the teams and the spark buddies... Read more
Good Start to the Day
Thursday, February 28, 2013      1 comments

Today I woke at 4:30am and really wanted to go back to bed. But then my gym buddy texted to say "lets get moving!" so I hauled my tail out of bed and put on some exercise clothes, drank water and drove the ten minutes to the gym. I am so glad... Read more
A little motivation
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      2 comments

I just looked at my last blog entry last year this same time and realised that my lent promise was the same but like last year I am having a hard time living up to it. I may just have to simplify and make a simple promise to do better. I... Read more
Today Is Ash Wednesday - 40 days of commitment to God and myself
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      1 comments

Let me post my disclaimer here. I do not now nor have I ever thought of myself as "christainly." I was raised in the Anglican church with an Adventist mother and an Agnostic father. My relationship with God has always been a little weird and w... Read more
I was BAD BAD girl this weekend!
Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

I figured that if I blogged about the positive things I should be equally honest about the negative events. This weekend I was a bad girl. It didn't start out that way but it serves to teach you the importance of planning your meals and bringi... Read more
Training for the Half Marathon
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

On Monday we began our training for the half marathon and for one moment I had a doubt as to my sanity. We planned to run from downtown Nassau from the Central Bank to Goodmans' Bay looping through Arawak Cay. I estimated that the distance the... Read more
I did it - My first 5k- Fat girls can run.
Monday, January 16, 2012      6 comments

On Saturday morning I joined hundreds of persons downtown Nassau Bahamas to walk/run the Susan G Komen Walk for the Cure. No matter how much your prepare you are likely to forget something and this time I forgot my Ipod with my music to get me ... Read more
Three days to Go - My first 5K
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

Maybe after Saturday january 14, 2012 I will be able to say that I am a runner but today I feel like a winner. I remember when I indicated that I wanted to run the 5K. Back then I was lucky if could run for three minutes without dying but it is ... Read more
I can't find my body at all
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      3 comments

We did it. at 5 pm we changed into our work out clothes and started the training for the 5 k. we ran from downtown nassau to fort charlotte- maybe about 2 miles. Road running is very different to running on a treadmill. I am still tired thin... Read more

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