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Remember what you want to do

Tuesday, February 25, 2014      7 comments

The main struggle I've had to face so far during my weight loss journey is the difficulty to remember what I want, to remember where I want to go, to remember where I started from. Think of the moment of temptation. The moment when you have... Read more

Fancy dress party

Monday, February 24, 2014      5 comments

My husband and I went to a movie themed dress up party on Saturday. I was dressed as Mr Spock and Nikos (my husband) was dressed as Captain Picard from Star Trek. We had a lot of fun and many hours of dancing! I've always loved to dance, bu... Read more

Through the holidays challenge

Wednesday, November 20, 2013      3 comments

So Christmas is near and here I am. Almost a year after I started (once again, but definitely the last time) my weight loss journey. As I walk past shopping windows I catch a glimpse of myself in the glass. I can't believe it. Am I a prison... Read more

Good days, bad days

Tuesday, October 22, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday it was a bad day, dietwise. I didn't go to my Pilates class, and I spent most of my day eating this and eating that, until it became a full blown binge. Today, I started afresh. I went to my Pilates class and I eat mindfully. Back... Read more

It can be done!

Sunday, October 06, 2013      5 comments

I went shopping yesterday. I needed a new pair of black trousers for a baptism we are going to next week. I went to Marks&Spencer, picked a few pairs size 16 and one size 14 just in case and went into the fitting room. Guess what? They were all ... Read more

Losing again

Thursday, October 03, 2013      1 comments

After being stuck over 83 kilos for 2 months, today the scales showed 82.5! At last!... Read more

Pilates class

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      2 comments

I joined a Pilates class yesterday for the first time and I absolutely loved it. I was able to easily follow the program although I was not the thinnest person in the room. But I was not the fattest either. I felt normal! What a change. I ... Read more

Trying to break through my comfort zone

Saturday, September 14, 2013      1 comments

So, I've lost 53 pounds and it feels great. My health has improved, people notice all the time, I can wear clothes that I like, plus all my family are now eating more healthily. But I haven't reached my goal yet. Actually, I've just crosse... Read more

The red dress

Monday, September 02, 2013      5 comments

I had a look in my wardrobe this morning to make sure my new red dress hadn't disappeared. And there it was, in its right place. It's a present from my aunt Mary, for losing 52 pounds. I knew it would be there of course. Who has heard of r... Read more

I've hit a plateau - and I will break it!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday I felt tired and unmotivated It seems that I've hit one of those much dreaded plateaus. My weight has been stable for about 20 days, despite all my good efforts. And yesterday I just couldn't stop thinking about food. I had a... Read more

I've got nothing to wear. Isn't it wonderful?

Monday, May 20, 2013      1 comments

How many times had I dreamed of it? Clearing out the closet and getting rid of all those dreadful fat clothes. Well, here I am! I'm doing it today! Hurrah! I'm left with a couple of tops and a few pairs of pants that I've recently bought. ... Read more

First Times

Monday, April 15, 2013      4 comments

It's the first time I've consistently completed three months of diet and exercise. (I've lost 33 pounds - 15 kilos so far) Yesterday I shopped at Zara's. Size L. First time ever. And my little son told me that I looked beautiful.... Read more

Intimidated

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

Today it feels that what I've achieved is just a drop in the ocean. The little voice in my head says "You've done this before, you've been here before, you've failed before. And not just once. What makes you think it'll be different this time?"... Read more

What a difference 11 pounds make!

Saturday, May 05, 2012      5 comments

Well yes. It's just 11 pounds out of the God knows how many I still have to lose. The people around me have just started to suspect that something is going on but they are not sure enough to make a comment. (My sister noticed immediately though)... Read more

Using the SP food tracker is so helpful!

Monday, April 30, 2012      0 comments

It's only ten days ago that I was trying to find a way to stop the cravings. I constantly wanted to eat something. I was never satisfied. I started every day with the decision to stay within my recommended daily calorie intake but after a while ... Read more


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