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Will power and commitment
Tuesday, August 22, 2017      2 comments

I've just read a really interesting article about will power and commitment. It talks about why will power doesn't work and why being committed to a course of action means will power doesn't come into it. It said that having to use wil... Read more
In the interests of motivation...
Sunday, August 20, 2017      0 comments

I have just signed up with my sister to a 5K walk/dance/run thing in October. I've never ever done any sort of run thing so its both exciting and scary Having a goal or something to aim for is always good for me. I know I'm fit enough to wa... Read more
The hardest run yet
Saturday, August 19, 2017      1 comments

So this morning's couch to 5 k was the hardest one yet. It was the first of week 3. I did the last of week 2 last monday and then didn't get going this week on week 3. Tiredness. Rain. General excusiness got in the way. I've eaten rubbish a... Read more
What I've learned this week
Friday, August 11, 2017      0 comments

1. I I stop procrastinating I could rule the world - I am a champion procrastinator and it's not a good thing. I complain about not having enough time but when I stop thinking and start doing I get stuff done. Additionally putting things off can... Read more
The sun is shining and the weather is sweet
Thursday, August 10, 2017      3 comments

Yesterday was supposed to be a running day but it rained...all day. This morning I woke up and the sky was blue and the sun was shining. But I couldn't get going. Finally at 7.15 I pulled myself out of bed. I was thinking it was a bit ... Read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      3 comments

Overthe last couple of weeks, I have cut down on my snacks at work - no more tuck shop! Just yesterday I had a hot cup of tea instead of buying a biscuit. However, I seem to have gotten into a cycle of over eating - portions that are huge, ... Read more
I have a question
Monday, August 07, 2017      2 comments

I have a question that I struggle to find the answer to. I'm thinking about food portions and what constitutes a food portion and serving sizes. I'm trying to balance it all and stop over eating. I know that 80g constitutes a serving o... Read more
Dealing with stress
Thursday, August 03, 2017      4 comments

I'm not very good at dealing with stress. Last week I ended up dizzy. I comfort eat when I am stressed as well. I end up sad and slow and not moving. Yesterday having been for my run I went to work. It was a stressful day where something ha... Read more
Getting Cross
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      3 comments

Last night I played games on the computer. When I stood up I realised my ankles and feet had swollen up - again. Since I came back from my big holiday it keeps happening. I walked around a bit and then raised them up to try and reduce it. A... Read more
Rethink Reboot
Friday, July 28, 2017      3 comments

Hello There Sparky People It's been a while. Since my holiday I have struggled to get back on track. Eating the wrong foods. Not doing any exercise. Until last weekend I felt rubbish. I had been out drinking and dancing with my sister the w... Read more
Having a clear out
Friday, June 30, 2017      7 comments

Yesterday I opened my wardrobe. I had two shelves, a chest, a box and a couple of bags full of old clothes. Clothes that I loved Clothes that don't fit me and haven't fit me in 18 years. Clothes I didn't get rid of because I've al... Read more
Refinding my way
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      0 comments

Since my holidays and the busy time at work I have been struggling to find my way back to a healthyish diet and exercise. I seem to be wanting to eat everything. I'm trying to drink more water again as a start but it'a not gone all that wel... Read more
Back and refreshed :)
Sunday, June 04, 2017      2 comments

Hello!! I'm back from my big holiday feeling relaxed and refreshed and contemplating the washing mountain - no procrastinating - the second load is on :) The holiday was wonderful - we ate lots but it was all salad and meat, we drank s... Read more
Grrr - So cross with myself
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      1 comments

So I lay in bed this morning, I'm tired, my back is stiff, I keep getting pain in my lower back again. I restarted Couch to 5 K last week and only did two days. I walked all round a town on Friday with my best friend and ended up with horrific b... Read more
A conscious choice
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      5 comments

I've had a long day shopping for my trip. We walked alot and talked alot and I tried on and bought alot of clothes. Alas, not in the smaller sizes I had hoped for but that's ok. Lunch was pizza and salad - 600 calories and I had ... Read more

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