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Restart, and targets for the week.
Monday, August 25, 2014      5 comments

Turns out getting married and having a minimoon packs on the pounds. Back to 260, my heaviest ever. Ready to make health and fitness a real focus. We are honeymooning next July and I'd love to be feeling fit and healthy for it, not wo... Read more
Weekly stats updates
Saturday, July 19, 2014      3 comments

Start (12/7): Weight 259 lbs Bust 123 cm Waist 106 cm Hips 125 cm Body fat 43.2% After 1 week: Weight 255.2 (down 3.8 lbs) Bust 120 cm (down 3 cm) Waist 100 cm (down 6 cm) Hips 122 (down 3 cm) Body fat 42.7% Yay... Read more
What was good about yesterday?
Saturday, July 19, 2014      1 comments

Green smoothie for lunch (apple, mango, spinach, grape) was delicious and filling. Tonnes of work for Junior League and wedding planning done. Portion control totally on point. No tea, coffee, or alcohol, or fizzy drinks. 4 litre... Read more
What was good about yesterday?
Friday, July 18, 2014      2 comments

I finally went to the dentist for professional whitening. Fourteen days of home treatment ahead, then hopefully a dazzling smile for the wedding! Our Vitamix arrived - I'm excited to make tonnes of smoothies and soups. Healthy choices... Read more
What was good about yesterday?
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      3 comments

Even though I indulged in a couple of naughtier items when eating out, my portion control was totally on point. I drank a *lot* of water. Good, solid rest and sleep. I feel like I'm starting to tone up a little. Here's hoping... Read more
What was good about yesterday?
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      4 comments

Lots of water. Lots of sleep. No snacking. Simple, good, nutritious foods. Even the 'naughty' pudding we had was a sliver of homemade cake, strawberries and sorbet! No booze. Plenty of relaxation! (I'm going to ref... Read more
Targets for the week: week beginning Monday 6th January
Monday, January 06, 2014      3 comments

Morning all! I hope you have all had a super weekend. Mine was a perfect mix of time with my fiancé, catching up with friends, housework, reading and sleeeeeep! I allow myself to not track one day a week (Sunday), but was still wise in my cho... Read more
Favourite healthy snacks?
Sunday, January 05, 2014      7 comments

Tomorrow sees the start of a new school term, and the return of my 50-60 hour work week....so the time is ripe for researching some healthy snack options.... After a 10/11 hour day I like to go to the gym, so having a good afternoon snack i... Read more
Planning for success & a steps based revelation.
Friday, January 03, 2014      3 comments

I've been eating right, drinking lots of water, sleeping plenty and moving more for a mere 40 hours and I *already* feel better, more settled, a little brighter. Isn't it amazing the difference it can make? The big test will be over the weeken... Read more
Beyond
Thursday, January 02, 2014      5 comments

It's been a rollercoaster year, healthwise. What I first thought was just pudge was a lump, which was misdiagnosed as fibroids, which turned out to be a huge ovarian cyst. Mercifully benign, but very large (17cm diameter!). Now it has been re... Read more
Four Years
Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

I've been on sparkpeople for four years. There have been some good moments and some great achievements, but now feels like the time to double down and get this done. Brilliantly, this time M and I are both aiming to lose and it's brilliant to h... Read more
Love that feeling....
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      6 comments

....when you've been working out for a week or so and the muscles in your core feel tighter and more engaged. ...when you make the right choices. ....when the number on the scale goes down. ...when you tick off workouts in your di... Read more
Prescription
Sunday, July 01, 2012      6 comments

Three years. Three years of yo-yoing. After a decade of the weight creeping up and up and up. Five pounds here, ten pounds there. Now back, ready, and wanting to beat the DISEASE of obesity. One step at a time. I'm going to approach lo... Read more
Amen to this!
Sunday, May 13, 2012      2 comments

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New year, new attitude; and the 5 goals
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      4 comments

Hello all! Happy New Year! I'm back on SP and I have a feeling this is the one that's going to stick. There are so many lovely things I'd like in the next few years (I'd like to get married, have kids, get promoted), and these are things ... Read more

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