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My October weightloss goal - achieved!
Saturday, October 31, 2009      10 comments

My main goal for October was to lose 3 kilograms and I lost 3.2 kg! (7 pounds) I also improved my 5 K speed by a huge margin -my new time is 28 m 10 seconds which I am thrilled about. Ran a 10 K race this morning but time was very slow ... Read more
Did it! From obese to healthy weight in 4 months!
Friday, October 30, 2009      16 comments

When I started here at Sparkpeople at the end of June I had a BMI of 30.1 (just in the obese range). Today I weighed in at 71 kg which gives me a BMI score of 24.9. I am now just in the healthy weight range! YAY!!!! My waist to hip rati... Read more
Results: Day 4 of the "Just DO it!" Challenge
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      5 comments

Day 4: Feeling much better today and had a great day with a deficit of over 1000. Yay!!! Back on track and kicking butt!!!! ... Read more
Results: Day 2 and Day 3 of the "Just DO it!" Challenge
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      5 comments

Day 2: All was going fabulously, everything in order (ate well and in the correct range for my 900 deficit) until my husband arrived home with takeaways! Ok, he was sweet ... Read more
Results: Day 1 of BJ's Challenge
Sunday, October 25, 2009      5 comments

Had an ok day.....went out for lunch and had a bit much to drink - shocking at how many Calories I consumed in 2 G&Ts and 2 glasses of wine. Next time I must remember: Spritz... Read more
My challenge goals and plan
Sunday, October 25, 2009      4 comments

1 : Aim for at least 450 Cals on exercise days (running, fast walking, spinning) and 300 on “rest days” (easy walking, gardening, sweeping etc). 2: Stay within Spark n... Read more
My September challenge - met and exceeded!
Thursday, October 01, 2009      11 comments

My goal for September was to lose 3+ kilograms and I lost 3.8 (8.36 pounds) ! In October and November I'll be stepping things up a notch or two as I really, really want to get to my goal by Christmas. I'll be posting my goals and strategies... Read more
10K race today - great improvement on my time!
Saturday, September 26, 2009      5 comments

I had a good week despite exhaustion and extremely busy schedule. My 3 month “Sparkaversary” was on Thursday, and I am amazed at my progress so far. This morning I ran another 10K race: The McCarthy VW 10K Classic Time 1:05:05 – b... Read more
Prediction of effect of weight loss on running speed
Friday, September 25, 2009      7 comments

Check out this interesting calculator. All the more motivation to lose that extra weight! www.runningforfitness.or
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tres=10000&hr=1&min=14&sec
=0&weight=80&weightunits=k
g&Submit=Calculate ... Read more
Almost there - 5Ks in 30.56 minutes!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      8 comments

Just went for my run, and after last week's 5K run, now that I know I can actually RUN all the way, I pushed myself a little bit and ran it in just under 31 minutes!!!! This was despite having to stop for traffic to cross a busy road, dodging... Read more
At the halfway mark today! YAY!!!!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      6 comments

I feel like throwing a party : I'm halfway!!!!! 75.5 kilograms - 166.4 pounds ... Read more
Exercise - Week in review
Saturday, September 19, 2009      5 comments

This week I lost another kilogram. I had a great week of exercise and managed to hit and exceed the 3000 Cal mark. Captured yesterday’s gardening (was supposed to be a rest day) so I could have pizza last night. Had 3 slices instead of tw... Read more
Double celebration day today - I RAN all the way!!!!
Thursday, September 17, 2009      6 comments

I am so happy with myself! This morning at 5am I set off on my 3 mile (4.8 K) route, and I ran all the way! I was fully prepared to have my usual walk breaks but I didn't need them, I just ran and ran, (well, ok, " jogged and jogged" in m... Read more
I've lost 10 kilos (22 pounds)!!!
Thursday, September 17, 2009      5 comments

Today I weigh 76, which means I have lost a total of 10 kilograms so far!!! I have also lost kilogram number 2 of the 3 that I challenged myself to this month. My clothes are starting to fit and people are beginning to notice! And I am... Read more
My size 12s
Monday, September 14, 2009      9 comments

I tried on one of my old size 12s and I fit into them AND can zip up the zip no problem. I am so chuffed!!! Ok, they are quite tight, and I can't wear them out into public but I can wear them around the house and feel amazing! Lookin... Read more

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