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36 days to Ben Nevis!

Friday, August 09, 2013      3 comments

As i have only got 5 weeks to my big climb I have increased my hill walking. I have included some photos of the largest hill local to us which is Moel Famou in the North Wales Clewyd range. I have been spending as much time as I can walking in t... Read more

HELP NEEDED Ben Nevis Challenge for Breast Cancer Care

Sunday, August 04, 2013      1 comments

Some of you might be aware that about a year ago I set myself a significant challenge. To climb the highest mountain in the British Isles and raise as much money as possible for a very important cause, Breast Cancer Care. I have been working h... Read more

A change of focus

Thursday, June 13, 2013      6 comments

It is ages since I wrote a blog but last night as I got into bed I realised that for some reason I stop myself succeeding. When I have a good weight loss week I will follow it by a weight gain. If i follow my diet plan well I wont exercise. If ... Read more

week 2 I need to breathe

Saturday, March 16, 2013      3 comments

It just seems non stop. life that is. My mum keeps reminding me that life has stages and the one I am in is a busy one but the next stage will be less so. I get that but how do you survive the busy stage. I don't intend to moan but i'll tell you... Read more

A work in (slow) Progress - I lost 1lb this week (13 in total)

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      5 comments

Hi there. I have signed up for a team goal which is to write a blog at least once each week. So here is my first blog in nearly 12 months!! The question is what to say that others would want to read? I'm not very good at witty or inspirati... Read more

Week 1 - lost half a pound

Monday, May 02, 2011      7 comments

Its not much is it? not even a full pound but I must admit that I have not got my head around the nutrition tracking yet. I'm such an emotional eater and my focus is also closly linked to my emotions and that if it doesn't click then I know I'm... Read more

Back to the beginning:-(

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      0 comments

Well where did I go wrong? Last year I made excellent progress and lost nearly half the weight I needed to reach my goal. I was on maternity leave and had the time to really focus on exercising. I was so focused that loosing the weight although ... Read more

Week 12 - lost 1lb, Week 13 - put it back on again!

Monday, May 24, 2010      0 comments

This is getting soooo hard. How come I can bust a gut, work out really hard all week, keep to my nutrition targets to loose my little pound then all i have to do is have a little bit of chocolate and miss a days workout and its back!! Read more

Week 11 - Stayed The Same

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      2 comments

Its been a real toughy for me this week and I don't really know why. I had a heavy head cold at the begining of the week which meant I wasnt up for exercise but once I recovered I struggled to get back my focus. I've had a complicated job applic... Read more

Week 10 - Lost 2lb WOO HOO!!

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      1 comments

Has the weight loss drought finally ended. Fingers crossed it has cos it felt REALLY good to have lost those stubborn pounds this week. What made my victory over the scales even sweeter was the fact that I dipped below 200lbs (I now weigh198lbs ... Read more

Week 9 - Stayed the same

Monday, April 26, 2010      1 comments

emoticon This is rather frustrating and soooooo slow. I'm content with the idea that this is a journey and that it i... Read more

Week 8 - Lost 1LB, Back in the right direction

Monday, April 19, 2010      3 comments

Well this week has been more positive and I'm really pleased to have lost weight. Part of me is still a little disappointed that it was only 1 LB given the fact that I put on last week which I was hoping was largely due to it being the time of t... Read more

Week 7 Put 1LB on!! GUTTED!!

Monday, April 12, 2010      2 comments

What a weird week this one has been. Karl and the children were still on holiday from school so we have been chasing our tails fitting in good family fun time aswell as loads of little jobs we have been putting off for some time. (Just read a fa... Read more

Week 6 - Lost 1lb. I wish it was more.

Monday, April 05, 2010      1 comments

All though I have stayed on programme with regards to food I have made some bad choices. Instead of healthy calories I have at times had some red wine and some chocolate (all tracked and within my goal nutrition ranges) but I think I need to be ... Read more

Week 5 - Lost 2LB!! Over 1/4 of the way to goal!!

Monday, March 29, 2010      1 comments

Well what a week! I hope I don't have too many like that. Little Sam has been poorly and in hospital leaving me exhausted. And my mum is in hospital having had her knee replaced today, so she has been anxious leading up to her operation all week... Read more


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