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Walking and Wildflowers

Sunday, May 17, 2015      1 comments

I went to a nature reserve that had a wild flower day today. I got there too late for the talks and I didn't buy any wildflowers. But I did go for a walk around the reserve - it was free entry due to the wildflower day. I walked well s... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Influence and Positivity

Thursday, May 14, 2015      19 comments

Two strange things happened yesteday. At work, we talked about how to influence people. How it was important to find similarities, to find out what will make the other person think, how to be confident in your abilities because if you can't... Read more

A better day

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday was a better day. The tuck shop wasn't visited. I had a few small sweets from the bag that our manager bought for the team I had a sensible lunch - nothing too fancy and soup for dinner. Water wise it wasn't quite perfec... Read more

At my heaviest

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      3 comments

I weighed myself yesterday and I was 20st - 280Lbs for those who don't do stones. Today I weighed myself because sometimes my weight fluctuates by 4 pounds or so day by day - but it had stayed the same - in fact it was slightly higher - 20st and... Read more

Salad days

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      1 comments

Well yesterday I had salad for lunch - my lunch was late at 3pm so I made a big one to carry me through to the evening. It was full of tasty things (tomatos, cucumber, mushrooms, red pepper, chick peas, 2 small new potatoes and hite fish). ... Read more

The Uncomfortable Truth

Saturday, April 11, 2015      7 comments

I've been thinking today and I've come to an uncomfortable truth. I can talk about losing weight. I can have a half hearted push every few days. But it doesn't work. I'm too easily discouraged, and the slightest bit of boredom or stres... Read more


Wednesday, April 08, 2015      0 comments

Well Tuesday went ok. Not as well as I had hoped. Walk - I went for an 18 minute walk in the morning Breakfast - had breakfast but due to time constraints I couldn't make porridge so I ended up with bread and jam - not so healthy ... Read more


Tuesday, April 07, 2015      2 comments

So I'm finally back to spark. Its taken a whie. We've eaten a lot of sweets and cake this week - we were staying with friends who were getting married - and we bought sweets to drive back with because we were tired. I've weighed in a... Read more


Friday, March 27, 2015      2 comments

Hello!! How are you? We're all goodish here. March has disappeared into a blur of house related and work related things. My ability to eat junk has sky rocketed and my ability to drink water has taken a nose dive! I've lost r... Read more

Marching through March

Monday, March 16, 2015      0 comments

Hello there! March is fast disappearing in a blur! My Dr's appointment was interesting - I ended up seeing the grumpy dr and he spent about thirty seconds feeling where it hurt around my hip and told me it was a sprain - so that's ok.... Read more

Feeling more positive!

Friday, March 06, 2015      2 comments

Well Good Morning! I'm feeling more positive. Thank you for your kind comments yesterday :) I love the idea of the 5lb challenge! Bring it on! Yesterday I ate reasonably (not saying well but reasonably is ok) Yesterday I realised ... Read more

Where to start?

Thursday, March 05, 2015      4 comments

I feel in myself like I have out the 7 pounds I lost back on and then a bit more. I feel lethargic and bloated and fat and slow. My knees hurt and the pain in my hip isn't good today. The scale is broken and I can't check and its ... Read more

Before and After

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      2 comments

I've just read this article on the BBC website and it got me to thinking.
ogs-magazine-monitor-31638187 This article is about how supplements and diet pills etc try to convince us that their pills are be... Read more

Tired and its only Tuesday

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday passed in a blur. I had to go to a 3 hour presentation at work and then spent the afternoon observing how a different department works as I am working there for a couple of weeks. Needless to say my water drinking was non existent... Read more

Getting back into the swing of things

Monday, March 02, 2015      2 comments

Today I decided it was time to start over. To find the wagon that rolled off ahead of me. To start thinking about me again. The last few weeks have been busy and stressful. We moved house. Because we moved house the OH's depressio... Read more

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