ZDUAA08's Blogs

been away for a while
Friday, May 01, 2009      2 comments

Well i've been away from sparkpeople for a while, we moved house and things got a bit crazy. I let things go a bit because it seemed much easier to get take aways than to cook when things were so mad, and strangely i didn't put on any weight a... Read more
Taking A break
Saturday, January 24, 2009      2 comments

As i'd come down with the lurgy, the last couple of days i've been taking a 'diet' break - basically i'm not logging my food and eating whatever I feel like and skipping excersise. I'm up and about today, but yesterday I felt like death warmed... Read more
Long boots that fit!!
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      1 comments

today, I saw a pair of knee length boots that i really liked for only £15 and tried them on. For the first time in my life - I could actually zip them up! (just about) - I've always had huge calves and ankles and never been able to wear long bo... Read more
Lost 20lbs!
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      0 comments

I've now lost 20lbs! woohooo! Only 2/3 more to go then i'll officially no longer be obese. AND be almost half way to my goal weight. I feel really motivated again, for a while I was flagging, but I've come so far, I CAN keep it up. ... Read more
I can run 2.5 miles - bring on the 5K
Friday, January 16, 2009      0 comments

This week i managed to run 2.5 miles! i'm so pleased with my progress. To think i struggled to run even 100yards when i started. I have to admit my calfs were pretty tired 2 days later and had to run a much shorter run (i really didn't ... Read more
Happy big '3' '0'
Sunday, January 11, 2009      0 comments

Can't believe i'm officially 30! I'm glad to say that i'm now also officially under 12stone for the first time in about 10 years - so here's to a new decade of a new healthier me! ... Read more
finally busted through 170lb platau!
Saturday, January 10, 2009      0 comments

It feels like weeks now that i've been stuck on the same old 170lb mark (give or take), infact since the week before christmas. Initially i'd put on a couple of lbs, and i put it down to a couple of days where i had pasta in larger quanitities ... Read more
Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

I've always been a firm believer in the properties of milk - mainly because my family all drink tons of the stuff (and other dairy products), and all have stong bones, spot free skin, and great teeth. I'd always put it down to the milk. ... Read more
heart rate monitors 2
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      0 comments

My second day running with the heart rate monitor - i noticed today that my heart rate was considerably lower than yesterday even though i'd say i was going at the same pace (if not a bit faster). If so, then it's really amazing how quickly you... Read more
Heart rate monitors
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

I recently bought a heart rate monitor as a treat for achieving my first goal. To start off with i wore it all day just to get an idea of how it worked and how my heart worked - the results were very interesting. My resting heart rate se... Read more
How my eating habits affect my kids
Sunday, December 21, 2008      0 comments

Something happened today, that really got me thinking. My older 2 children hate vegetables with a vengence and it's always been a chore to get them to even eat small quantaties of anything remotely vegetable looking (they've even been kno... Read more
starting to see & feel a differnce
Sunday, December 21, 2008      1 comments

This week I've really started to notice a difference in both my appearance and fitness. clothes that used to be too tight now fit comfortably, my stomache doesnt' look like i'm 6 months pregnant anymore and i can do my karate especially the kic... Read more
Thoughts on water
Monday, December 01, 2008      0 comments

i can see why you're recommended to drink 8 cups a day - its a chore, but i've noticed that my skin feels so much softer lately, and i feel a bit 'lighter' less sluggish. I can't stand London water, it's truly gross (I was brought up in W... Read more
so far so good
Saturday, November 29, 2008      1 comments

So far, i feel like i'm doing well, I've lost 9lbs so far and i've even managed to drink 8 cups of water 3 days in a row (which considering it used to be about 4 a day - it's pretty impressive). I've found the nutritian tracker invaluable... Read more