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overcoming weight gain in the last few months

Friday, April 26, 2013      15 comments

Having gained weight over the last few months for a number of reasons (hormones, snacking, stress at work, no time to exercise) I knew I needed to get serious again. What I did: Ordered the Spark Solution book (got the 3 months free Spark... Read more


Thursday, April 25, 2013      9 comments

Strange, I overate yesterday and felt full & heavy this morning. BUt I am still another pound down. At this rate I will get my Immersion Blender soon.... LOL Work has been so stressful and issues that called me back to the office at all hours ... Read more

Another pound down

Friday, April 19, 2013      15 comments

Hmmm strange. I seem to be another pound down. And I haven;t even had much time for exercise this week. Was totally stressed out at work and then disappointed with not getting a job I had good chances for, just because of the work permit issue. ... Read more


Wednesday, April 17, 2013      8 comments

I love my exercise, but right now I have a real hard time to stick to any schedule: 1. I am overstressed at work, so I am so tired, i don't work out as much as I would in the mornings. BUt at the same time I don't manage to get out of bed in g... Read more

Down 1 pound!

Saturday, April 13, 2013      15 comments

For the first time this year the scale has agreed to go down instead of up. It is little, only 1 pound or 1/2 kg, but it is something. together with the fact that my trousers are feeling loose and looking lose (colleagues have commented) this i... Read more

I need a break!

Monday, February 11, 2013      16 comments

Right now things are just tough once again. 1. At work pressure is so high 2. the engineers supposed to work with me on projects need to be reminded constantly 3. My supervisor is so busy, he doesn't get around to helping me sort out i... Read more

My thought for the day!

Monday, January 07, 2013      6 comments

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Sewing again

Saturday, December 29, 2012      11 comments

It has been years since I last really used the sewing machine. Mine old one was spoiled by my ex and I left it behind. Then I bought a used one from a family that was leaving Kenya. Unfortunately it wasn't working (had not tried it out, since ... Read more

Pictures of Nairobi Marathon 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      10 comments

Just a few impressions The big screen, something new in this part of the world: Read more

Standard & Chartered Nairobi Marathon

Monday, October 29, 2012      11 comments

What a start to a marathon: The Night before it was pouring proper tropical rainfalls. In fact the noise of every new down-pour woke me up, so I didn't get all that much sleep. When I finally got up at 5am, it was still raining heavily. Drag... Read more

Mwea Classic Marathon 2012 - HM

Monday, September 10, 2012      10 comments

Finally I can get into the creating bloggs, Let me copy and paster here what I wrote for teh Galloway Team Mates: I was an awesome experience once again. When I woke up this morning (got up at 4:45am) it was cold and when I came out of... Read more

No Perimenopause you are not going to win!!!!

Sunday, June 24, 2012      5 comments

Oh the joys of being a woman in middle age.... Just 10 days after I wrote my last Blog I stepped on the scale and "waaaaaahhhhh" I was up 2 kg. Can't be true..... tried again, still the same. Then I stopped to think: Moody - tick swollen fee... Read more

Finally the scale moved again!

Sunday, June 03, 2012      4 comments

It took me 4 months, but I finally made the scale move again in the right direction! Looks like maybe I have busted the plateau. When I weighed myself yesterday I didn't really believe it since it had taken so long. But this morning the scale sh... Read more

Life with exercise induced asthma

Monday, April 23, 2012      3 comments

When I was first diagnosed with exercise induced asthma I was shocked. It had started like a joke, with a bad flu and coughing fits every evening. Then I realized I get coughing fits after about 20 minutes of running. First I was in deep denial,... Read more

Back to the gym

Sunday, January 22, 2012      7 comments

With the payrise I got end of last year I finally am able to afford the gym again. Looked for a new one near my office and have found one I like. When I went to look at it they gave me 2 vouchers to go for free. So now that the eye Doctor has gi... Read more

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