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Sorry I haven't been able to find time for you all
Saturday, December 25, 2010      2 comments

Here's what I've been doing with my life: I still teach at Windsor Gardens Vocational College and very bored (I'm stuck teaching Year 8-10 (grade levels) which is equal to 4-6th grade in US and principal won't let me teach senior sci even t... Read more
Plateau again
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      1 comments

I saw dietician on Monday and we've made a plan to get me off this 1.5kg plateau. Firstly, back to using the nutrition and fitness tracker which hopefully won't eat up too much time like before cos I really need to stay focussed on my uni studie... Read more
Dairy free Mac n cheese
Sunday, August 22, 2010      4 comments

Geez who would've thunk it but it's true. Wow it's great and weird realising how far I've come in being able to go, "gee I'd like mac n cheese" and adjusting recipe for my dairy allergy. Yep it's in my cookbook so feel free to check it out. Plus... Read more
Healthy lifestyle vs. diet
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      2 comments

I was just talking to another sparkie today. She made me realize the difference in thinking I've undergone with slow and steady wins the weight loss. What I realized with all the previous times were diets: changing too many things at one time an... Read more
Waist loss (and weight) finally going well
Sunday, July 04, 2010      3 comments

I'm so excited cos I hadn't realized until now that I never truly thought I'd get below 100kg on the scale. On Thursday, I found out I'm finally down to healthy waist of 80cm and lost another 1.5kg. I promised myself a book at 80cm so I came hom... Read more
Grrr stupid prof
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      1 comments

I can't believe this: I signed up for GIS class that I relaly need and that fits my work schedule for teaching too. Now, the guy emails us and says "btw you need to take the grad course and you can't do the workshop on Tuesdays". Hopefully, he'l... Read more
WoohooI
Friday, February 05, 2010      5 comments

I can't believe it that I'm nearly back in double digits finally. I weighed in yesterday and was pleased except my waist measurement was a bit high (female thing).... Read more
I'm on the mend
Saturday, January 30, 2010      3 comments

Thanks for everyone's support as my RTI is on the mend and nearly over. I'm trying to decide if I should try exercising today or wait til tomorrow cos I've got a little bit of a cough left. Also, I started Stage 3 today cos I think I'm ready t... Read more
To exercise or not to exercise, that is my question to you SP
Saturday, January 23, 2010      7 comments

Hey, I've caught my first cold since joining SP in October. In the past, I've found the fastest way over it is to take the first 1-2 days off and rest cos when I didn't it quickly became a chest cold that threw my asthma into chaos. Yet, I don't... Read more
Nutrition challenge goals
Friday, January 15, 2010      3 comments

1) Portion control (keep track of portions 4x pw right now and build up to daily) 2) Plan meals weekly 3) Meet my tracker requirements of protein 3x pw... Read more
Met a Susie, Colin and Bobby
Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

I went to Mildura on Wednesday (too tired to write this on Thursday-drove back then) to meet Susie and her lovely family. It was great being back to visit Mildura (one of the places I had taught in Victoria). She reminded me of how much I love A... Read more
Day 9 Bootcamp
Sunday, January 10, 2010      2 comments

Which is really Day 2 again. I find that the 8 minute lower body workout is very similar to my knee/ankle physio exercises I do daily (I get to go back to dance after 1.5 years off cos I've done them daily:) I tried the challenge of the 6 minute... Read more
Hot but not bothered:) LOL
Saturday, January 09, 2010      2 comments

A few SP met at Adelaide's Botanic Gardens. It was great cos we walked and talked for an hour while enjoying the great view. Even though the high today is 41C, we still had a great team with plans to continue. If you're in Adelaide, come join us... Read more
Bootcamp goals for a month
Saturday, January 02, 2010      2 comments

To use it to: 1) increase my fitness (and extra motivation) with plans of: 2) losing at least 2 kgs (get into double digits for my weight) and 3) get my waist down to at least 83 cm. It's Sunday here, and I've just finished Day 1 1... Read more
Goals for 2010
Friday, January 01, 2010      4 comments

I've really struggled with some of this goal setting and rewarding but after reading everyone's great ideas and forcing myself to self reflect without distractions. This is my list of goals: 1) PORTION CONTROL (new but fundamental to me): w... Read more

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