I'm just finishing up the trimester at Uni. It's the end of the year. I picked a really difficult time to try to stop eating so poorly. I got sick almost two weeks ago, and then I've been trying to work on an assignment worth 50% of my grade.
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First Week Back, done!
Well, after several years away, I've gained over 20 kg. I weighed myself last week and I was officially obese. Which, frankly, scared me.
The last few years have been quite an emotional rollercoaster. And with study I have been sitting a l... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
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...
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
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
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
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