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Revised Plan: 5:2 but with Higher Protein, HIIT and Strength
Sunday, August 20, 2017      6 comments

Finally! I was stuck in a rut for over 3 weeks, re-thinking, revising and re-evaluating my eating because I had lost my way. I had to lose weight quickly for my graduation day so I went quite strict and did a sprint. It worked but not... Read more
Healthy Meal Book Complete - Recipes fully calorie counted
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      5 comments

Hi guys. So as I was saying before...I'm compiling a healthy recipes/meal book of all the different food groupings I eat on a regular basis. ... Read more
A Sustainable plan
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      3 comments

So I've come full circle. From doing low fat and aerobics back in the 2000s to low carb, intuitive eating to sparkpeople then low carb /clean eating / 5:2 and back again. I think I can realistically say I can personalise my new plan to suit ... Read more
Thank you all at Sparkpeople
Saturday, August 05, 2017      17 comments

Do you know that being motivated or demotivated is just a matter of perspective? How quickly we lose perspective when we are alone with our negative self-talk. I realized posting to the community feed and here has helped me save prob... Read more
What am I doing...?
Friday, August 04, 2017      6 comments

Yeah, i went from bad to's only one day but it was probably the worst day this year. I dunno what happened...I just snapped because I am so tired of not seeing progress. It's the longest plateau ever and eating smaller portions, eat... Read more
Update on Protein
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      2 comments

I think life is dull if eating is no longer enjoyable. That's how I'm feeling at the moment though. I think I'm taking this thing a bit too far for comfort for myself. I'm trying to stay low carb, eliminate sugar and up the protein. I've... Read more
Shoulda gained but lost!
Friday, July 21, 2017      4 comments

Metabolism eh? Mystery! Since graduation day my diets been mostly high carb. Not keeping to ranges either. No exercise either until today. Today I'm 2kg lighter than last week Monday. Mystery to me how that happened. Happy to increase ... Read more
This Sparkpeople Article made me Cry
Thursday, July 06, 2017      5 comments
s.asp?id=2272 For anyone struggling with yo-yo in please read this - it reduced me to te... Read more
Don't forget the Sparkpeople Grouping function like I did!
Sunday, July 02, 2017      5 comments

I'm picking myself up again. I've had another rethink. I used to use sparkpeople's grouping function when I started in 2012 as I realised which foods I was having regularly. After a year l compiled all the grouping meals into a word document... Read more
Exercise but diet is failing
Saturday, July 01, 2017      11 comments

Introduced exercise - HIIT but now my diet is failing. Dunno why. Day 1 - caved in and had a cake. Day 2 - brownie! Day 3 pancakes with nutella. Day 4 crepes with nutella and a whole milka 100 bar.... I've completely lost my mind. Not sure... Read more
New me!
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      4 comments

Mindset has changed. Going back to basics has set me free. But I'm he'll bent on improving health and wellbeing as well not just losing weight. I'm 30 now and it's the best time to start looking after my health, skin, hair and nails not to m... Read more
Not what it seems
Sunday, June 25, 2017      4 comments

Right. So although the scale has shifted and says 70kg - my clothes are not looser. Oh-oh. Not good. I'd rather the scale say I'm 71kg and the clothes falling off. I'm dreading the worst. What if I'm losing muscle? It ... Read more
I think I'm getting it now! 1KG down!
Friday, June 23, 2017      2 comments

Alright. So weight loss is not straight forward, predictable or linear, by any means, I get it. But it would be nice to know the predictors of... Read more
Social Anxiety, Lack of Tact, Alienating People...
Saturday, June 17, 2017      7 comments

Today was the day (let's mark it for good measure!) that I've realised all that has ever ailed me. I've always felt something was missing. ... Read more
Making progress again
Thursday, June 15, 2017      3 comments

Day 3 of getting back to basics and making good progress. Bit of water retention from exercise but otherwise clothes are looser. :)... Read more

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