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Tuesday, August 21, 2012      9 comments

So, it's been just over a week since I was last on SparkPeople... It's astonishing how our excuses can take over our whole lives, isn't it? Last week I swooned while I was exercising. So I haven't been. And the results have been... we... Read more


Tuesday, August 14, 2012      6 comments

So, I didn't get the job. I am ... as predicted... devastated. I don't really know what else to say.... Read more

Dialing it back a bit

Monday, August 13, 2012      0 comments

Ok, so where to start? I've been knocked around a bit these last few days. With my emotions all over the shop, I seem to be taking lots of things hard. I fell off the wagon and made friends with some Maggie Beer choc orange ice cream. Oh s... Read more

The good, the bad and the extremely emotional

Friday, August 10, 2012      5 comments

WARNING! This blog contains "women's" talk... Ok. So I've had another rollercoaster this week. I know why, which is great, but the feelings aren't so much. It starts with weight gain. I've been very carefully keeping within my calorie... Read more

Many things

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

So... I'm not sure where to start! Lots of stuff has been happening. I got a call back today to go for a trial at the place I interviewed with yesterday. The trial is tomorrow. Read more

Never Quit Pledge

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      2 comments

I have stolen this from the lovely GabiBear. I found it really motivating. Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. ... Read more


Sunday, August 05, 2012      6 comments

So... A very exciting thing has happened to me this morning! I got a call about a job! A job at a company I would *LOVE* to work for. I am so excited I can barely contain it! I have an interview tomorrow. Nervous. Gosh. I think the mos... Read more

Weekend Shenanigans.

Sunday, August 05, 2012      3 comments

It was my sister in law's 30th yesterday. And to say I overindulged is putting it mildly. My kids stayed at my Dad's and he always has cake. Yummy yummy cake. I ate two pieces. The interesting thing was that I could feel how the sugar affected m... Read more

Completing Fast Break

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      3 comments

So. Today is day 14 of my fast break. The second one. I can't even remember if I made it all the way through last time. I'm feeling wonderful. I've lost 2 kilos already, I look healthy, I feel healthy! Walking is so much fun! Ev... Read more

Two steps forward, one step back...

Monday, July 23, 2012      2 comments

I haven't been eating a lot of carbs at night since I restarted Spark, and I've been feeling much better. But yesterday I did. I had a very Carb heavy dinner... wholemeal pasta. Ironically I really struggled to get the rest of my nutrients in, ... Read more

Feeling postive.

Saturday, July 21, 2012      4 comments

I had a bit of a strange day, but it was actually excellent. I got up and planned my day! It didn't go quite according to plan, but I accomplished more today than I have in a really long time.... even with my injury. I even managed t... Read more

Starting again.

Thursday, July 19, 2012      5 comments

Right, so I'm starting fresh. I've been up and down and back again. Presently I'm heading back up. Which is not where I want to go. It seems to me that I just keep slipping back into old habits and making excuses. I have lots of really goo... Read more


Wednesday, April 07, 2010      3 comments

I ate waaaay too much chocolate today, but that's ok... I'll do better tomorrow. I'm trying really hard not to beat myself up about it. I guess it doesn't help that I'm feeling a bit under the weather...... Read more