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Maintenance week three - have you lost weight?
Saturday, January 07, 2012      8 comments

With the return to work after the holidays it seems everyone has started noticing that I have lost weight - many people thinking I managed to shed all this weight over the holidays! I've even had a few people take me aside to check that everythi... Read more
Maintenance week two - healthy mind set
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      5 comments

It’s quite an experience to enter week two of my maintenance period whilst on holiday. This is because my mind is in holiday mode, which, traditionally, means ‘the calories don’t count’. Even with the calorie counter and my exercise counter, I’m... Read more
Christmas - so far!
Monday, December 26, 2011      3 comments

It's interesting to go into the Christmas season with the determination to eat carefully and still find that the calories at the end of the day are so much more than expected. I find myself wondering how much I would be eating if I wasn't being ... Read more
First week of maintenance
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      4 comments

What a week! First week of my holiday and also working on increasing my calories and getting my head into the space where I'm not dieting any more, but living a new lifestyle. It is harder without the same intense need for the scale to drop d... Read more
Reached my goal weight today!
Thursday, December 15, 2011      7 comments

And then went on to eat more sugar than I have in weeks!! emoticon The sugar eating is another story, I think. I... Read more
A little wobbly today, so.......
Thursday, December 08, 2011      6 comments

I'm giving myself a bit of inspiration (thanks to Spark!) I've always believed this comment - the big miracles in our lives are simply the result of lots of smaller mi... Read more
My advent (aka indulgence) calender
Saturday, December 03, 2011      5 comments

Here it is. This is not really about losing weight, it's something to help me stay grounded through Winter and keep myself from getting too depressed. There is some attempt to turn my thoughts away from food by allowing myself a treat that is no... Read more
Goal weight is in sight.....
Thursday, December 01, 2011      6 comments

It seems that my panic over those cupcakes was a bit unnecessary. Jumped on my scale yesterday and it did one of those weird 'skip a number' tricks on me and said 59kg! This was a bit of shock, so I decided I wasn't ready to make it official yet... Read more
One birthday, four celebrations, two cupcakes and a creme brulee
Sunday, November 27, 2011      4 comments

Two cupcakes is better than three cakes, right? My inner softie says: Absolutely, you aced this birthday bonanza My inner nazi says: Not at all, you should have been stronger, you deserve to be punished!! TWO cupcakes!! and you went o... Read more
If it's not about the food, then what is it all about?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      6 comments

Last year I got three cakes for my birthday - a breakfast cake, a dinner time cake and then a family cake later on in the week. And all were gone within three days! This year? This year I realise that it cannot just be about the cake. it needs... Read more
All my hard work
Thursday, November 17, 2011      3 comments

This is inspired by a comment on my last blog!! emoticon It is hard work, this dieting/ healthy lifestyle/ weig... Read more
The mysterious scale
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      5 comments

emoticon I get on the scale every morning, but only write down my weight once a week - usually on a Thursday unle... Read more
The penny is dropping
Saturday, November 12, 2011      2 comments

I went to my Doctor yesterday to get an 'all clear' to start jogging again. I was given the 'all clear' with a very stern warning: you must keep on strength training. If you want to keep jogging, you must balance it with the strength training or... Read more
3 more kilograms to go.....
Sunday, November 06, 2011      2 comments

And then I've reached my goal weight. emoticon This is happening much faster than expected. Now I'm sitting her... Read more
First decent jog in a month!!
Friday, November 04, 2011      4 comments

And I feel euphoric!! Endorphins bouncing all over the place!! I had forgotten the utter joy I feel when listening to my favourite music and running outside. I only jogged twenty minutes as this was what the doctor recommended for me. After a... Read more

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