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Definitely a tortoise

Saturday, March 29, 2014      4 comments

I am back to structure and routine again, albeit slowly. I have a a kind of wavy approach with my diet :) Basically I follow a fairly strict low carb day followed by a less strict one and a cheat day once a week. This system is much easier ... Read more

Fell off the Wagon BIG TIME

Monday, January 13, 2014      4 comments

Yes, unfortunately, I did fall off the back of the cart BIG TIME. My weight is back in the stratosphere again or maybe somewhere in outer space – I don’t know. This “ weight thing” has way too much power over me, I am so much more than the LED ... Read more

See what I mean

Thursday, July 04, 2013      2 comments

So , finally two weeks later, I have my list up. It is really long, and a bit embarrassing, I can't believe I haven't " got round to doing " some of this stuff. Anyway, today I sat down and finished most of one pending job, filling up some f... Read more

Getting organized

Thursday, June 20, 2013      4 comments

I am really good at putting things off. I can procrastinate vitally important things for years and years. I want to turn that around. It's a little late I know, but better late than never. I want over the coming 3 months to achieve a goal of act... Read more

Second Chances

Monday, May 13, 2013      2 comments

I haven’t been as regular with Spark as I would like. I ended up dropping out of my second Biggest Loser challenge, I apologize to the team. I tried my best to keep going but the posting was getting to be too much of a burden. I had just start... Read more

Treading water

Sunday, January 13, 2013      5 comments

I bumped into an acquaintance I hadn't seen for a few months this morning. She and I were about the same height and weight five months ago, she is now at goal weight and looks amazing. She looks 10 years younger, polished, just wondeful. I am s... Read more

and off we go into 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      1 comments

So finally the first day of the New Year is here. We survivied 2012 which was quite a difficult year for me. Glad its over...2013 must get better. On the morning of the First Day of the Year, I read from James 13: " Is there anyone among ... Read more

Sweet Christmas

Sunday, December 30, 2012      4 comments

I hope everyone has been having a wonderful Xmas. I just got back from visiting with family for Christmas. It was truly wonderful seeing everyone, especially my nephews who seem to have shot up in height since I last saw them. Well it was a lot... Read more

Planning for Success

Friday, November 16, 2012      1 comments

As Thanksgiving draws near, I got to thinking about what I am truly grateful for in the last year. Many wonderful things and some terrible, awful things happened over the course of the year and really whether the bad events get turned into ... Read more

“Healthy diet” – what does that mean?

Thursday, October 04, 2012      4 comments

I decided I’m bored with what I have been eating for the last few months so am going to have to change it up. I am one of those people that can be perfectly happy eating the same thing every day for months and then don’t want to see it again fo... Read more

Half way point

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      8 comments

I can now say that I am half way to my goal weight. I have learnt a lot about what it takes for my body to lose weight over the last few months. It is so different now than it used to be in my twenties and thirties. Then I used to crash diet f... Read more

Having a little fun with color in between sizes

Saturday, September 22, 2012      7 comments

I started putting on weight about five years ago, initially quite slowly and more recently, it seems like I only have to walk past anything edible to add a couple of pounds to the old torso. All in all I was up around two sizes from the norm a... Read more

How little it takes to set you back

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      6 comments

I thought I had a great weekend. I had one out of plan meal on Saturday, where I was careful to avoid the bread and rice but had a tablespoon of the sweet...just to try. On Sunday I helped a friend decide on beverages to serve, we poured out s... Read more

My BLC 20 Plan for Success

Sunday, September 16, 2012      5 comments

Nutrition Plan A Stick to my plan for clean eatiing by 1. Planning my menus once a week. 2. Getting to the grocery store with a list 3. Preparing and freezing enough meals to make dinner time easy. 4. Three meals a day only. No ... Read more

ABC of ME

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      12 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you? : No I prefer cooperation and support. B is for BLC rounds... : Newbie C is for CHILDREN...you have? : Two , Daughter 19 yrs and Son 16 yrs D is for DOWNFALL...what's you're big... Read more


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