New Home = New Start
Sunday, November 27, 2011      5 comments

We have purchased and move into a new house down in Ashburton. So no more excuses, back into tracking and excercis.... there is potential for some awesome rides round here ... Read more
Oh my poor town ! motage of photos - last 4 days
Friday, February 25, 2011      4 comments

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Family safe after 2nd big Earthquake in Christchurch
Friday, February 25, 2011      6 comments

I am very thankful that my family are all safe again this time. I opened and ran the Civil Defence sector post, but our little beach settlement was not so badly hit this time. We had more liqufaction and the house is leaning over a bit more... Read more
Tracked and stayed within ranges yesterday
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      2 comments

Now to do that again and get excercise too... Read more
20th January - another significant Earthquake and aftershocks
Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

Just when we were trying to get back in control and I was tracking food etc, The first at 5.1 magnitude hit just after 6.00 am, the aftershocks really rattled me at work, but the one at lunchtime finally brought everthing to a head, and I ... Read more
Tracked my food 3 days in a row... may not sound much
Saturday, January 15, 2011      5 comments

but beleive me, its taken some effort to get motivated again. Guess now I have found somewhere to weigh myself each week and I have a new start weight on my tracker, I feel like I have something to aim for again.... Read more
Finally motivated - have weighed and reset my start-goal weights on startpage
Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

I have planned and tracked today and feel like I have the real motivation to get into this again, after several false starts ... Read more
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      4 comments

This year, with the Earthquake recovery work seeming to go really slowly, we have no time-frame for land repairs being done and we can't even start to think of a time-frame for the rebuild until thats done! HOWEVER I have starteed to ride ... Read more
Help! I Desperately need a Buddy to keep me honest
Saturday, November 20, 2010      3 comments

Its been too Easy to let things slide lately, Yeah OK I have some challenges such as trying to cook in a caravan, but hey enough excuses ! I need to start thinking of getting some cardio minutes up each week, stop buying takeaw... Read more
Friday, October 08, 2010      3 comments

well its 5 weeks today since the big quake hit Christchurch. I am living in a motorhome (rv) on the front lawn of my house. the house will need to be demolished and rebuilt, but it may be 18 months to 2 years before that will be started.... Read more
Sunday, July 18, 2010      0 comments

damn ! I just don't seem to be able to get any motivation. I am going to sit dow this afternoon and plan my excercise for the whole week and my food ! maybe this will help me get back on track !... Read more
When you are feeling low.... love this saying I found on FB !
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      3 comments

Next time youre feeling low just remember... once upon a time you were the fastest, fittest, most determined and cleverest sperm out of millions! ... Read more
Every Temptation is a chance to shine, and feel smug all day !!
Sunday, April 11, 2010      2 comments

I realised how long the 'good me' feeling can last after having resisted temtation the other day. We had a team meeting at work, one of the woman has brought in home-made chocolate-hazelnut truffles, The plate was passed round the meeting... Read more
Central Otago Rail Trail Completed !!
Sunday, March 28, 2010      2 comments

Well I achieved my aim for 2010, which was to cycle the 150km rail trail. I did it over 4 days and with 1 puncture and a real battle with head-winds, it felt longer at times LOL. Fantastic trip, will upload some photos tomorrow. Doubt i... Read more
First ever cycle race !
Sunday, January 31, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday, did a 20k cycle race over nice flat land. - really enjoyed it, thought I would take 1hr 15 approx, did it in 1hr 4 mins and was really pleased I was 29th out of 30 competitors in my age/distance group, but hey I only d... Read more

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