Not sure if anyone has had chance to read my updated "About Me" section but since the 5th of January I have been working hard to combat the 17 pound gain that has crept on over the last 15 months.
Since the new start nearly thr... Read more
Hi everyone, hope you're all doing well. We are gearing up to a lovely long bank holiday weekend here in the UK. I can't wait to get some downtime from work.
Unfortunately, at weigh in on Saturday I hadn't lost any weight despite working o... Read more
Had a terrible bit of news last night, and my heart has broken into a thousand pieces. I am lurching from feeling sick to wanting to eat as much bad stuff as I can lay my hands on. I don't know what else to do but write a blog. These days I have... Read more
I had a good result from my session at the Nutrition and Weight Management group yesterday. I have lost a pound a half from the previous week and the leader was really pleased with my diet for the week. I just have to combat the 11am biscuit and... Read more
Hello everyone, itís been a long time since I have connected with fellow sparkers, or written a blog.
There have been many, many changes in my life over the last 18 months or so. Firstly, I recovered slightly from my knee injury enough to ... Read more
This is interesting:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/f email/article-2160660/Chan ge-mind-change-figure.html
Although I loathe the DM and usually discount any of it's "diet" articles and scoff at it's obsession with celebrity baby-wei... Read more
Well it's a gorgeous day here in the UK. Bring on the weekend!
Tried cardio for the first time yesterday, probably should have waited as I was in a teeny bit of pain before I started. It was ok, just felt weird though Read more
Good news today - just been to physio and he is PLEASED with knee progress and he has given me a plan:
Day 1: 10 mins x-trainer\10 mins bike
Day 2: REST
Day 3: 15 mins x-trainer\15 mins bike
Day 4: REST
Day 5: 2 mins job\30 secs wal... Read more
I seem to have dropped off two of the 5/6lbs I gained - this could be down to time of the month bloating subsiding, or the better eating - though this weekend I fell off the wagon considerably.
Yesterday wasn't a good day food wise - I cave... Read more
I was pleased with yesterdays food efforts - snacks were a banana and an apple and then one square of dark choc after dinner. I resisted all other snacks!
Made a delicious dinner of fANNEtastics food's chicken fingers which were coated in c... Read more
Yesterday was a good day snack wise - none at all: Well apart from a glass of wine and a tiny piece of homemade fudge in the evening. I am finding it pretty hard, and having to really focus on my goal of losing the 5lbs I have gained and getting... Read more
So yesterday was ok - I didn't snack, once!
I had a green monster smoothie for breakkie
Cup of milk mid morning
For lunch I had a shop bought sandwich (not so great, but went for lowest fat and carbs there was) and had some delicious... Read more
Well after a 5lb weight gain and a few very up and down weeks, I think it's time to immerse myself fully in Spark culture, to get my weight back down to a respectable range and my life in order.
It's been a bit of a roller ... Read more
Very quick entry as I am pushed for time, but wanted to record this!
Finally got my fat levels in my meals at an acceptable level yesterday and when I looked at my breakdown my fat content wasn't as high as it has been over the past few we... Read more
So, I am finally writing up this experience. I canít think why it has take me so long, it was a wonderful experience, and I put in so much effort to get there. I think I had reached the highest high straight after the race and came back down to ... Read more