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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
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
Stress eating
Monday, September 12, 2011      0 comments

I was reading all the entries about stress eating and began to think about conscious and unconscious eating instead. The few entries that stood out to me were the ones that said they dealt with their need for snacks by making a point of making t... Read more

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