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Crappy carb attack
Sunday, July 03, 2011      0 comments

They got me this weekend. Bad. I am back in detox as carbs and sugars are racing round my system as we speak and I am NOT in a good mood. I don't know why I always forget that they make me feel crappy. Mood swings, irritability, break outs. sigh... Read more
whoo! 3 minutes
Monday, June 27, 2011      4 comments

I am psyched coz last night I jogged for 3 minutes in a row! twice! woohoo! emoticon I know I'm terribly u... Read more
Bah humbug!
Sunday, June 26, 2011      0 comments

I am in the worst mood and have been for the entire weekend! I have no reason to be in a bad mood. in fact I got great news on Thur evening that my longest known and great friend is preggers! Hurrah! Am going to try and talk her into letting me ... Read more
Rolling, scratch that, running along nicely
Thursday, June 23, 2011      1 comments

So this week is not going as well weight loss wise as I was hoping, (chances of losing 3 lbs by Sunday seem remote) however the running is going awesome! I'm now doing run 1, walk 1 and I'm enjoying it! I love, love, love having my own tre... Read more
Carb-tastic!
Monday, June 20, 2011      3 comments

ooo last night was baaaad! We went out to a buffet for Father's day and I ate a lot of carbs. Mashed potato, yorkshire puddings, fluffy, floury, white bread and desserts, mmmmmm! Today I am back on detox because otherwise I will gain a hug... Read more
6 weeks to go
Sunday, June 19, 2011      1 comments

This seems like a very short time! So much needs to be done in 6 weeks! I also didn't help myself by going completely off plan yesterday. Biscuits and chocolate made a heavy appearance and I can trace this back (look at me learning!). So o... Read more
The Harcombe Diet and general thoughts
Friday, June 17, 2011      2 comments

Thanks for everyone that commented on my previous blog. To clear things up a little, The Harcombe Diet is not a low carb diet or a high protein one. In fact the women behind it was a veggie for decades. It's more about cutting processed foods an... Read more
Hugely interesting article
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      7 comments

I've just read this: http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07
/07/magazine/what-if-it-s-
all-been-a-big-fat-lie.htm
l?src=pm And I was amazed by some of the findings and by some of the theories behind low carb vs low fat diets. I'd previousl... Read more
I've been replaced by an alien
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      2 comments

At least I think that's what happened because I've decided to learn to run. That's right, RUN. I've finally got my treadmill (hurrah!I've only wanted one for 16 years) and I'm following a Learn to run programme by John Stanton with a few m... Read more
Seesaw anyone?
Monday, June 13, 2011      2 comments

Ha! This morning I had lost another 0.8lbs which is great and I'm going to need it because I made cupcakes for work to celebrate me being there a year and ate two of them (that's right, one wasn't enough!) to make sure they tasted good. one in r... Read more
It's a new day, it's a new dawn...and I'm feeling gooooood
Sunday, June 12, 2011      2 comments

So Sunday morning has arrived and I'm back at my desk. I must take a moment to thank the lord that I can access sparks from work again, since it was cut off for the longest time! My waffling quota fell way, way down! Anyhoo, this weekend I... Read more
single = depressing
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      7 comments

So Dubai is a wasteland for decent, available men. seriously. This summer I am going to an old friend's wedding, (stag might I add) so that's going to be fun. Especially since the guy who's getting married is actually the last man I slept ... Read more
record keeping
Sunday, June 05, 2011      2 comments

start (again) 216lbs Week 26:-1.4 Week 27: +1.6 (grr) Week 28: -0.6 Week 29: Jill here from UK Week 30/24.10.10:-1.6 = 214 31.10.10: -2.4 (so close!) 7.11.10: +1 (damnit!) 14.11.10: -1.6 = 211 21.11.10: -1.4 (209.6 hurrah!) 2... Read more
Alert! Alert! PMS and it's bad!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      3 comments

Urgh. the last two days have seen an introduction of chocolate into my 'diet'. this is not good. Last night, I ate half a platter of fruit, also not allowed due to the high sugar content of what I was eating. oh and a strawberry Daiquiri. ... Read more
I have fat fear (it's a real thing I swear)
Monday, May 30, 2011      2 comments

Oh yes I do! A friend of mine is driving 4 hours to see me on Thur and he wants to do what we always do. Go to a our 'local' get blinding drunk and chat for hours about everything going on in our lives, various hopes and dreams etc. While I alwa... Read more

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