So I won a 12 week online Shrink Yourself program for a question I asked on the Facebook Group! I didn't win 'Question of the Week' but the moderators liked my question so much I got an email with a reply to my question and a prize! I am so pu... Read more
I am ashamed to admit that since I started this in July last year, I have had about one good month, and having just measured myself I'm feeling a little bit down about the fact that I've put ON a few inches here and there (and lost elsewhere - s... Read more
I just got back from my usual Zumba class. I nearly cried today. I was actually overcome by emotion. My inner dialogue went something like "IS this really ME?! Me, the girl who hated P.E. at school, the girl who would avoid exercise at all c... Read more
OK, so I've been working on stage 1 of the Shrink Yourself program - that is 'observing'. The idea is to create a pause between deciding to eat and actually eating, and taking a few minutes to observe what's going on in the environment, and wha... Read more
Watching a programme about healthy diet/weightloss tips. I have to say although I knew most of them, it's always good to have a refresher. Here you go:
1. Don't skip meals.
2. Smaller plate sizes.
3. Count your calories.
4. Don't bl... Read more
So I've gone back to stage one. I'm reading a book called "Shrink Yourself" by Roger Gould, and I want to give myself a chance to focus on working on my emotional eating before starting to work on the healthy diet habits. Having said that I wi... Read more
So, September and October have been WRITE OFFS diet and fitness wise. I was just three pounds away from that one stone loss... and I kind of got bored of logging, of trying, of exercising...
There have been many "I'll start again tomorrows... Read more
It's been a tough few weeks. I've had takeaways, I've eaten out loads with family (celebrations and just because), I've not had a chance to exercise every day... And it's shown in the fact that my weightloss has slowed down.
THANK YOU t... Read more
So firstly, I'm so happy because I lost my final pound to take me to 7lbs total weightloss since I started this journey. In English weight that's half a stone, which was my first goal :)
But my other numbers are odd... My waist has shrunk... Read more
We're moving house this week, and, as if on cue, my monthly visitor decided to arrive.
What a combination for disaster where healthy eating is concerned, especially for an emotional eater like myself!
I started off on the wrong foot be... Read more
My husband got a job on Sunday, and due to various end of year get togethers, and inevitable celebrations, this week has been TOUGH on the healthy eating!
Here's a quick rundown, with my responses to each situation:
- Went for dinner a... Read more
So it could be that I'm a bit hungry.... I went over my calorie intake yesterday so I'm trying to stay at the lowest end of my allocated calories today... But it's the type of foods I want... I want chocolate, I want pizza, I want to skip the ... Read more
WOW, I was feeling so motivated and high yesterday, and have been for a week really, but now I'm really being hit with the blues. I just want to eat, and I gave into it by having some strawberries, which I barely savoured. I want more... the E... Read more
This is a bid in getting healthy. Here are some reasons I want to shift the poundage. I comment on this post when I achieve any of these mini (but huge!) goals. I am so encouraged, and praise God because I'm already feeling like some of these... Read more
I'm using this post in the EE team: www.sparkpeople.com/mysp ark/team_messageboard_thre ad.asp?board=0x439x32095012 to pick out the feelings that specifically cause me to overeat or eat emotionally at different times, and ... Read more