Willpower cant overcome everything
Monday, September 27, 2010      1 comments

I really cant cope with a few 'banned' foods being in the house. Hubby is only just starting to believe me after I literally lost the plot last week when chips (crisps) and dips made their way into the house. BUT I have had a major wobble off... Read more
Spark friends tempt me back
Saturday, February 06, 2010      1 comments

It's been a year since I was here last. I have not put on any more but not lost ant still over 100 lbs to go. Today my iPhone has buzzed all day as spark friend after spark friend has wished me happy birthday! I have thus visited back her... Read more
Fingers crossed.
Sunday, April 26, 2009      2 comments

As my last blog made clear March was an emotional rollercoaster for me, and this has spread into April. I hid my emotions in food and its noticeably easier to buy and eat snack food when you are too stressed to cook than cook from scratch. Some... Read more
10 Days of emotional ups and downs
Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

My crawl back to the wagon has begun, but is taking longer than it should as there is so much going on in my life. Last week we heard the horrible news that my daughter did not get a secondary school place worth accepting, despite being a ... Read more
I need to get rid of my self destruct button.
Monday, February 23, 2009      4 comments

It was all going so well. Over a stone lost, several inches lost, lots more exercise in a week than I have done in 20 years and I was feeling good. So good that my automatic self destruct sequence kicked in. It started with a biscuit here,... Read more
Second Fitness Diary entry
Thursday, February 05, 2009      1 comments

I have been keeping at it! I have been trying to put a bounce into every step. I dance whilst brushing my teeth ( a DONE girls dance) and bound up and down the stairs. Last night I did my first aerobics in over 20 years - using the 5 step fat at... Read more
First Fitness diary entry
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      2 comments

I havedecided to try to copy my fitness diary entrys here as I need to keep myself focussed on gradual improvements, and as my fitness levels are so poor this is one way I will see the improvement. This is today's entry After 30 minut... Read more
Negative Behaviours to address.......
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      3 comments

Bother, Bother, Bother. I have been at home for the last two days, working remotely, and have managed to avoid fridge raiding, but did succumb last night to the delivery menus. Beacuse the roads are so heavy with snow I have not been out ... Read more
Wow! Callanetics !
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      1 comments

One of my only memories of exercise routines that work is callenetics which was a hit in the 1980s. I remember me and my firends getting the book - then the video, and as teenagers doing callentics together to keep in shape. I still recall the e... Read more
How did I get fat?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      1 comments

I have always wondered how I got fat, and have been giving this some thought recently. I have a lovely photo of me and my two best school friends hidden in a cupboard somewhere. What I remember from that is that I was lean, although obviou... Read more
Slowly Does it......
Monday, January 05, 2009      1 comments

I tried last year, and gave up. I tried the year before, and gave up. I have tried not getting on the scales and dressing to disguise the fact, but lets face it I have over 100lbs of excessflab to lost, and I need to lose it. Giving up won't wor... Read more