Lock up your chocolate...
It's just one of those weeks... some of you know the ones... where you could rip open a packet of your favourite chocolate biscuits and swallow them whole without taking so much as a breathe... I won't... but god knows I want to... Read more
Calling all sweet tooth guru's!
I've always been a sweet tooth, but lately.. it's getting out of control.. I suspect it's because its that exam time of year, on top of working full time and trying to get to the gym when I have a spare second - my old friend stress-cravings!!
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Show me the muscle!
Muscles are killing me today. I'm actually quite surprised.. due to my lack of sleep lately I thought I was being pretty slack at the gym.. just sort of going through the motions rather than pushing the limits like I usually do.. but my muscles ... Read more
Team members wanted
I'm still looking for some team members for people to join my vege bodybuilding team if anyone's keen?? It doesn't matter if you still eat meat, just as long as you don't give us veges any negativity, we will be all good!
I real... Read more
Go team go!
So I've bitten the bullet and made a new spark team - Vege Bikini, Figure, Physique, Body Building team.
I'm a pretty new vegetarian in the great scheme of things (about a year, but not much meat eaten before the official date anyway), nor... Read more
It's the little things...
Isn't it strange that the little things such as seeing my sparkpoints rise, and getting a digital reward just makes my day??
Well.. it doesn't really compare to weigh-in days when I have lost (especially if it was more than expected).. but ... Read more
Action Plan - 1st update
Well it's nearing the end of the first week since I decided to take my own advice and give myself some home truths.. and just quietly.. I'm pretty proud of myself :)
Rule 1 - get to the gym = didn't miss one session, and my muscles are kill... Read more
Action Plan - Part 3 - "Supportive" people
I just can't help it - I'm feeling ruthless..
6. teach people how to treat you
This is one of the most common gems I give out to others who are being used by opportunistic friends, or feel bad because their new eating habits are "inconven... Read more
Action Plan - Part 2
To continue my tough love rant (at myself) from yesterday..
5. Stop eating dairy!!
I have been vegetarian for about a year now, and although I have no plan on going vegan, dairy does NOT agree with me - on days where it doesn't cause a... Read more
Pre-spring - panic!
So every year it's a "spring panic" to get fit and get the "summer body" that I never quite achieve.. this year I've decided it's time to get real, face my faults, and take my own advice
1. Nobody is going to go to the gym for you
2. Yes ... Read more
Food Diary - Day 9
tomato on toast, banana, coffee
chocolate sprite, milo
omelette with plenty of vege and a little cheese... Read more
Food Diary - Day 8 & the Santa Fun Run
Decided to do the annual charity santa run this year - basically you pay some money, you get a felt 'one size fits all' santa suit, and run a few km's in it :) it was good fun, and for a good cause too..
didn't too badly on the food front e... Read more
Food Diary - Day 7
Green tea smoothie
apple, almonds, a couple lollies
cheese and salad sandwich, banana
coffee, slice of cheese
poached egg, asparagus, kumara chips, grilled tomatoes with a little cheese... Read more
Food Diary - Day 6
Banana and strawberry smoothie, coffee
orange, small handful almonds
cheese and salad sanwich, banana
scallops, orange and almond salad, leftover rice
So far so good.. much better than the weekend... Read more
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Food Diary - Day 5
BLT Bagel, orange juice, hash brown, coffee
vege pasta with tomato and pepper sauce and parmesan
iced coffee, berry slushy
vege panang curry with rice
I must say these food diaries seem to be working.. given that I was feeling VERY so... Read more