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A meeting with my 'sister'
Thursday, May 28, 2015      2 comments

I met with a relative who has almost been like a sister to me so i really value her opinion. She hasn't seen me for a while and I have not only lost some weight but I've been going to the gym and feel a lot better about myself. Her first c... Read more
Oh so nearly there
Thursday, April 30, 2015      3 comments

Well here I am 1lb yes 1lb from my original goal and feeling great. I've now bought my wedding outfit (Stepmother of the bride so want to look good) and need to tone up a bit. I've actually lowered my goal to 120lb so I still have 5 to go but th... Read more
On My own
Monday, March 09, 2015      2 comments

Well today my other half goes to his daughters house to help with some major DIY. I get to spend a week on my own with the dog so plenty of company really. This means I can go to the Gym when I like, eat when I like, sleep when I like but I will... Read more
Step-Mother of the bride dress shopping
Sunday, March 08, 2015      3 comments

Well today I went to try on some MOB dresses ready for my step-daughters wedding in June. I didn't buy one but did take heart from the fact that I could get into a UK 14 quite easily and this in designer which is generally smaller than the high ... Read more
Tuesday afternoon and the week is getting better
Tuesday, March 03, 2015      1 comments

Two trips to the gym so far this week and 2300 complete of my 5000 calorie weekly target. Last week I failed by 50 calories and I'm determined not to lose by such a small amount this week. I'm really enjoying the gym. Tomorrow I have half ... Read more
Yet another try
Sunday, March 01, 2015      2 comments

Well I haven't blogged for ages but I have been good for almost 1 month now and the results are starting to show. This morning I stood on the scales and saw 9 stone 13 3/4 lbs. For my American friends that's 139 3/4 lbs but to us Brits who still... Read more
What is improving
Thursday, September 25, 2014      3 comments

I think my whole attitude to food is changing g. I'm not telling myself I can't have it but asking is it worth the calories. If yes then I have it if no then I give it a miss and I don't feel I've deprived myself. Being very strict with myself i... Read more
Trying trying trying
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      3 comments

I'm doing everything right. I'm enjoying my food. I enjoy my exercise and I've lost 7 lb in 3 weeks, so why do I not feel happy with my progress. I'm not sure what will make me happy at the moment but I'm not giving in.I just need to get my he... Read more
feeling low
Sunday, September 21, 2014      5 comments

last evening I was getting ready for an evening out with my husband and I caught a glimpse of my body in just my underwear and I must say I felt disgusted. I really feel bad about my body and I know I shouldn't but it really does disgust me. ... Read more
weekend coming up -with houseguests
Friday, September 19, 2014      3 comments

Now I can be strong but it is more difficult when you are entertaining and this weekend will be tough but at least it's at my home so I can choose the menu. That doesn't mean I will deprive my guests but I will have portion control and be busy s... Read more
how to avoid the Binge
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      1 comments

Sometimes it's really hard not to binge but I take a drink and read a book as that occupies my mind much more than the TV. If that's not working I take a walk, not in the middle of the night but I'm not a nighttime binger, and remove myself f... Read more
What will I do with my Big Clothez
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      2 comments

Last time I did this I threw out all my big clothes and had to buy new as I put weight on but I will do the same again as the way it made me feel was a constant reminder of what I was letting go. So out with the big clothes as soon as I drop a s... Read more
Saturday, September 13, 2014      3 comments

Difficult day today and too much wine this evening but tomorrow is another day and I will be stronger... Read more
Difficult Days
Thursday, September 11, 2014      2 comments

Been working overseas and found it so difficult to eat well or exercise. Home now and must get straight back on track. Walk first thing this morning will give me more exercise than I have done in the last three days... Read more
greeting from Finland
Monday, September 08, 2014      2 comments

Here I am working in Finland so I really have to try to get my exercise and eat properly, not easy on hotel food! Wish me luck... Read more

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