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    LITTLEIM   36,541
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Ups and Downs

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      10 comments

I'm dealing with some major upheaval in my personal life right now so I haven't felt much like blogging and may not do so much over the next few weeks. That said, although I have sometimes reached for the chocolate I have tried very hard to stay... Read more

Big dinner, small steps

Sunday, January 18, 2015      8 comments

We had guests for dinner last night so for one night I broke my avoiding dairy plans. My husband had made a delicious orange mousse in a brandy snap basket - they were so beautiful it would have been a shame not to appreciate his efforts. I also... Read more

Success and Caution

Sunday, January 04, 2015      7 comments

Avoiding lots of dairy is going well. Apart from occasionally forgetting about milk in things like tea and either having to pour a cup down the sink or returning the milk to the carton if caught in time! My illness is much better (thanks to all ... Read more

New Year's Day

Thursday, January 01, 2015      6 comments

I am starting afresh from today. I have re-set all my sparkgoals to help me shed the post-Christmas weight and have decided to cut down on the dairy fats I consume. As an asthmatic, I often find that things like cheese can make my condition wors... Read more

HEART-FELT THANKS

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      5 comments

The response to my blog called 'Restart Revelations' has been huge and I wanted to thank everyone who responded. I did reply to a few personally and accepted lots of very kind friend requests but it got to a point where it was difficult to reply... Read more

Writer's Blog

Saturday, November 22, 2014      2 comments

What happens when you write a blog that gets a 'Popular blog post' award? Firstly, you get lots of lovely comments from other Sparkers. Secondly, you (or I really) feel a bit embarrassed and self conscious - as if you went looking for people to ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Restart Revelations

Monday, November 03, 2014      287 comments

I haven't been on SparkPeople for a while. I let things slide and have gone back to my heaviest weight for a long time. However, I'm back and ready to shift the weight once more and this time I have had a good think about why I gave up before. ... Read more

Autumn Goal

Thursday, October 02, 2014      1 comments

Inspired by a fellow sparker, I have decided to set myself some goals for Autumn: 1. to stay in calorie range for 6 days a week This is to encourage myself to avoid being too bad at weekends and undoing all my good work during the wor... Read more

Little break throughs

Tuesday, September 23, 2014      1 comments

Day Two and I am really pleased that I have managed to stay well within my calorie range! This is very good as I have not been really doing well at this for a while. Lying to myself has become a skill instead - no more! I am also very proud that... Read more

A change in thinking

Sunday, September 21, 2014      0 comments

Haven't blogged in ages. I was feeling very disheartened with the whole weight-loss thing. However, I am feeling like I will never lose weight if I just give up. So I have just revamped my page with an image that is not of me at all, but meant t... Read more

Public Enemy No. 1: Spare tyre

Wednesday, August 13, 2014      1 comments

Back from my holiday and back up to one of my heaviest weights BUT very determined to get it off again. I think you know you have to do something when even your underwear is getting tight! I also have a roll of fat around my middle that I dislik... Read more

My Salad Life #25

Thursday, July 24, 2014      0 comments

My last 'official' salad day, 25 salads later. We leave for the airport and our holiday in 2 hours - very excited! emoticonRead more

My Salad Life #24

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      0 comments

I had a tropical fruit salad for breakfast this morning: chunks of mango, pineapple and raw coconut with a little lime juice for added zing. In spite of this refreshi... Read more

My Salad Life #23

Tuesday, July 22, 2014      0 comments

I had lunch out with my Mum today so chose to have a slice of focaccia pizza with a '3 salad' bowl in a very nice vegetarian restaurant in town. My 3 salads were a po... Read more

My Salad Life #22

Monday, July 21, 2014      1 comments

I had an early salad lunch today because I was meeting my friend Karen at the blood donor centre during her lunch break. I call my salad 'Green Couscous salad' and it is 1 portion of couscous (60g dry weight) cooked and then with lemon juice, fr... Read more


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