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5kg lighter!!

Thursday, October 13, 2011      6 comments

It was a big moment this morning in our bathroom. So big, that my husband had to double check the scale for me. (I'm short sighted and we have a manual scale, and I struggle to read the lines in between the numbers!) But, after his assurances, I... Read more

The changes

Monday, October 10, 2011      2 comments

As I was thinking about this blog and what to call it, I began to realized that these must be the lifestyle changes that people are talking about. And then I began wondering if I will be able to maintain these changes long term. Usually we eat... Read more

Iliotibial band syndrome

Saturday, October 08, 2011      3 comments

The doctor's surgery that I visit has a very high turnover of doctors. In fact, I don't think I've ever seen the same doctor twice! (I don't go very often). Yesterday the doctor who was seeing me also happened to be doing her Masters degree in... Read more

A very special day

Thursday, October 06, 2011      5 comments

One month ago today, after much umming and aahing I decided to give sparkpeople a try. I thought what's the worst that could happen? Well, I'm now 4kg (about 8 pounds) lighter and I've lost about 3 inches worth around my waist and thighs. And ... Read more

Holding on for the apple pie!

Monday, October 03, 2011      2 comments

My husband bought apple pie a few days ago, but we have not been able to eat it yet because every time it gets to the evening I've used up my calories! So, today I planned it. Now I'm sitting waiting for my husband to get home and staying as far... Read more

Three weeks - really?

Friday, September 30, 2011      3 comments

The most interesting part of this week is how reflective I have become over my life, and whether I'm happy with it. It's funny how a decision to take care of my health, has now got me thinking about the rest of my life too. The last two days ... Read more

Teaching my other half....

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      2 comments

My husband and I share kitchen duty. As we both work, this really helps keep a balance in our home life, and I always appreciate a meal cooked by him. He knows I'm counting calories, so he worked hard tonight to make a healthy meal - his idea of... Read more

Why am I doing this?

Monday, September 26, 2011      2 comments

So, another amazing blog writer (diets aren't catching....something like that) encouraged me to do my strength training today. I find it amazing how inspiring this website is for me. And now I find myself not just thinking about my calorie in... Read more

Emotional eating

Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

What an interesting day. I started reading some of the wellness articles today, mainly the ones about emotional eating. One of the articles spoke about putting the 'I' into the phrases that are our excuses for doing the things that we don't want... Read more

Running

Friday, September 23, 2011      1 comments

I managed to beat my procastinator button this evening and went for a jog out in the last of the Autumn evening sunshine. I think it may have been one of the message boards I was reading about procrastination that actually encouraged me to get m... Read more

Neither up nor down

Thursday, September 22, 2011      0 comments

emoticon Jumped on the scale this morning to find myself still at 68kgs. Two emotions are running through me - relie... Read more

What I'm learning

Monday, September 19, 2011      1 comments

I don't know what to do with my emotions if I'm not eating food. I can say 'no' to food that I used to think was iresistable. Except for dessert. That may take time. If I put my mind to it, I don't snack mindlessly in the evenings. I need... Read more

Rewards that aren't food!

Thursday, September 15, 2011      0 comments

emoticon I got on the scale this morning and it was 2kgs lighter. Granted these are the 2kgs that I tend to jump up... Read more

Positive Wednesdays!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      0 comments

Today, I am going to be conciously positive - because I've noticed a train of thinking that leads me down a terrible path of negativity. So, here goes: this afternoon I went running at the gym. I felt really confident in my running trousers a... Read more

Sore tummy today.... and very tired

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      0 comments

Not so motivational today, except that I think this healthy eating may be affecting my digestive system! My tummy has been working overtime today and leaving me with strange cramps. I'm hoping it's busy de-bloating me and that it's a result of m... Read more


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