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First Weigh in on week 3 of diet
Thursday, December 04, 2014      2 comments

OK so weigh in day has come and gone and I have lost a gobsmacking 8 kilos (that is 17.6 lbs) in 3 weeks. I got my trainer to weigh me twice I was so shocked. That weight loss is backed up by: • 4.5cm (about 2 inches) off my chest, the sa... Read more
End of week 1
Sunday, November 30, 2014      1 comments

Ok end of week 1 on “the end of Diabetes” diet. In general went really well, not as hard as I expected (but still really hard in a lot of respects) apart form the week of craving sausages. Fell off the wagon twice over the weekend, mostly... Read more
day 3 going strong
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      0 comments

Well it is day 3 on my new programme. It is hard... really hard going from being a major meat eater to a Vegan. Having said that, I am enjoying the food, don't feel hungry and most important of all feeling better than I have in months! ... Read more
day 1
Sunday, November 23, 2014      1 comments

Well my first official day on Dr Fuhrman's "end of diabetes " diet. Breakfast was fine, lunch was mostly good, made the mistake of putting balsamic vinegar on my salad when it already had lime juice. Not the best of mixes, I certainly feel f... Read more
New lease of life
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      1 comments

So I have just finished reading Dr Joel Fuhrman's book "the end to diabetes", totally inspiring. It has really given me a wake up call as far as my diabetes diagnosis is concerned. Really I haven’t been prepared to make the changes I nee... Read more
day za boo boo
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      3 comments

Well it has been awhile since I was here. emoticon Last 2 years were ones from Hades but I am not going to dwell ... Read more
oh boy!!!!
Sunday, August 26, 2012      1 comments

Ok so I haven’t been doing so well of late. I got an injury at the gym that made even walking painful and ended up on crutches, then a series of sinus infections and a chest virus that pretty much sucked the life out of me. The sinus and ch... Read more
Mid Winter... Die You Pity Party
Sunday, June 17, 2012      0 comments

Ok I admit it I am totally in a funk and feeling really sorry for myself. So I have some reasons to feel that way but really that is just an excuse and I need to get out of my rut. So I have got a torn calf muscle that is giving me pro... Read more
help they are out to get me.........
Thursday, June 07, 2012      1 comments

Ok so I don’t know who “they” are but they are out to get me I am sure So started the week great, over my bug, off to the gym, feeling great…. on the treadmill and then wham - sudden agony in my calf and loud popping noise! Can’t walk p... Read more
Sunday, June 03, 2012      0 comments

well feeling really good, finally all over my bug. I am sure it has played havoc with my weight loss so I am not going to weigh in until next Monday morning. Don't see the point in stressing myself out about it. Just been listening to the ... Read more
Argh ...*sigh*
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      2 comments

Well it has been a less than inspiring week. I have been fighting off a lurgy since Sunday, pounding headache, raging sore throat, mouth full of ulcers and generally feeling pretty yucky. Thought I had missed it as everyone at work or home had... Read more
Back home and unpacked...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      1 comments

Well just back from an overseas trip and had a wonderful time. Walked and walked and walked, even though I wasn’t that fit, in fact walked so much I wore thru the bottom of a pair of socks ... Read more
Advice to myself.....
Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

I have decided I need to remember I am making MAJOR changes to my lifestyle and that has an equally MAJOR effect on my body and I shouldn’t underestimate that. I know I need to get lots of sleep (got to bed early), lots of water and allow ... Read more
yum yum yum
Friday, May 04, 2012      0 comments

just had the yummiest drink. Juiced an apple, 2 carrots, big stick of celery and a nob of fresh root ginger...... yum yum yum Have a big pot of home made vege soup (brought the veges at the farmers market very early this morning) cooking o... Read more
Well it is Friday YAY!!!
Thursday, May 03, 2012      0 comments

I head off overseas in a few days so that is stressing me out a wee bit, have to pack, fitting in the airplane seat, going to the toilet on the airplane!!! I felt really bad yesterday when I binged a little bit about on my food (ok nothing ... Read more

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