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Day 4 of Nutrient Dense Food

Thursday, June 06, 2013      0 comments

Feeling so much better now that I have eaten real food for the last 4 days. I even passed up on a croissant without feeling I was missing out on something. If I want a treat I have 2 madjool dates with a few nuts. I am using the crowding o... Read more

Once an emotional eater...

Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

My Dad was taken to hospital due to high blood pressure. He usually has low blood pressure so after telling him about healthy eating I found myself eating food I usually pass on.. I was out with hubby who also wants to lose weight did great... Read more

Creating a habit

Thursday, May 16, 2013      4 comments

I really think that I needed SparkPeople just to ensure I build good habits. I find that logging food stresses me out so I dont. I joined a Facebook challenge of eating more fruit and veg and then I just report the amount of fruit and veg I have... Read more

Decisions that have nothing to do with exercise or weight

Tuesday, May 07, 2013      3 comments

Nothing to do with exercise or weight but it's to do with negative voice. I'm freelancing in a company where my boss was my colleague in another company. He's good to work for and I work as a tech. writer. In my previous company I was a trainer ... Read more

OMG level 10 when did that happen

Monday, April 15, 2013      2 comments

I'm so focused on gaining 30 pounds in a year that I forgot about all the other things I have learnt in the last year. The level 10 brings me back down to earth. I subscribe to NEWO (No excuses workout out newsletter) and it really has kept... Read more

Planning meals really?

Friday, April 05, 2013      1 comments

Being impulsive is what stops me from planning meals. Whenever I plan meals I don't want them anymore...but today's tip on SparkCoach was to start planning meals. I plan the weekend meals and make them so by Sunday night we are having leftovers.... Read more

Losing the rear view mirror

Saturday, March 23, 2013      3 comments

Had a great time in NY and Washington with my Hubby and one of my kids but boy am I off track food wise. I think my hubby losing weight by doing nothing other than walking with us just felt so frustrating...but I only have myself to blame for ov... Read more

Focusing on the Positive

Sunday, January 27, 2013      3 comments

Every weekend for the past year I have not stuck to my plan to eat sensibly some weeks it is worse than others. As a result Sunday is a nightmare i suffer from IBS big time and mind fog and in general I'm not pleasant to be around. I think ... Read more

Yey my Mum found an exercise she can enjoy

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      1 comments

I am so excited that my Mum who used to walk for miles but since she had breast cancer (she's recovered for 2 years now) didn't walk that much or as fast as she used to. She has had bad luck with exercise clubs and gyms closing down etc and... Read more

The Myth of Happiness - Opinions Please

Monday, January 07, 2013      3 comments

Listened to the Author of the Myth of Happiness on blog talk radio. What she said really resonated. She said several things I can relate to: 1. What you think will make you happy does for a very short period and then you become unhappy again..... Read more

This is my year

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      2 comments

I can do this. I have done so many fitness minutes in 2012 I'm in shock that it all adds up. Time to get serious about eating what is good for my body and crowding out what isn't. I love Flylady because it teaches you that anything can be a... Read more

Finally seeing the light

Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

No I haven't started losing weight again but I have been working on getting my mind in the right place. I am reading so many self help books it's unreal but I am focusing on what I want. I want to kick my negative voice so far away that I w... Read more

Try to get back on track for a year and give up

Thursday, December 06, 2012      1 comments

I'm not telling you to give up...but for the last year I have really nailed my workouts and I am giving myself credit for waking up early and getting them out of the way. I love my workouts and I chop and change so that I don't get bored. I... Read more

Smoothies for every mood

Thursday, November 08, 2012      3 comments

Here are two off my smoothies. I have a green smoothie most mornings. Someone mentioned they can't stand green food. To me green is life it's the leaves outside and the trees etc. I make a huge smoothie and then I eat it slowly with the sma... Read more

Recovering from a binge

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      0 comments

In the past (not so long ago). A binge would last for hours/days/weeks. Now a binge is about the duration of a meal and after that I know why it happened and try to get back on the horse asap. I have been struggling with weight loss/gain fo... Read more

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