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wake up call
Friday, April 03, 2015      1 comments

who d a thunk it.!!! apparently Im not the happy woman I used to be. I had all my grandgirl babies to stay last night and it was wonderful. I so enjoyed it :) Ive been failry miserable for a few years now...not depressed..just turning into... Read more
fact or fiction
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      1 comments

I am feeling all sorts of things...feelings...feelings..
not necessarily real, just feelings..its taken me all my life to realise that . anyhoo I'm having a fat day ,...feeling fat...see what I mean. mostly because I'm a few weeks post o... Read more
Monday, March 23, 2015      0 comments

looking at my triggers today...and anxiety, tiredness and boredom top the list...trying to keep myself organised and busy ..Ive been making regular lists of things I need to do and want to do..truthfully there isnt a lot on the want list.Not sur... Read more
anxiety is my biggest stumbling block
Thursday, March 19, 2015      1 comments

I talk myself out of stuff even when Im doing ok..well....or very well....I get anxious. I ve read some really good stuff today one of the articles was about meditaion or mindfulness and walking. Im going to give it a try this weekend. ... Read more
and here we go
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      2 comments

AGAIN !!! had my operation to remove my gall bladder...managed to get my BMI to 40 from almost 50 ..proud of that but still suffering complications.. I had an infection in my primary wound site and now have a deep wound...felt very sorry for m... Read more
doing ok :)
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      2 comments

I have a friend who has always had a weight problem....and she always see..Im in it for the long haul...1/2 lb or a 1 lb a week is fine..I just plod along....she has lost and kept off (for the most part) about Im starting ... Read more
an update...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      2 comments

been in hospital for over a week on an IV with cholecystitis...THE PAIN IS HORRENDOUS.. I have had 5 children and would rather have another 5 than go through that again... top and bottom of it is...I have to eat low fat...I have to not overloa... Read more
where oh where is my fairy godmother....
Friday, January 17, 2014      2 comments

dya know what??? Ive lived my whole life waiting for my fairy godmother...and at 52 I should probably accept there aint one :) I went to my GP again and asked for help again and cried (i hate public crying) again....and think I should probably... Read more
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      8 comments

here we go again..back to square one. not going to whine..just stating the obvious :) onward and upward and all that jazz... Read more
my daughter my inspiration
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      3 comments

now hear me out...H has been a difficult child...wonderful ..amazing ...funny ...and so difficult. I have 5 children and am so delighted to feel inspired by this particular one.. she went for a run today and says she feels like a champion..a... Read more
cant put down the food
Sunday, July 07, 2013      2 comments

I try keep trying new tricks new ideas new and old ways to avoid unconcious or anaesthetic eating... THIS IS SO HARD but not giving up in the words of my 3 yr old grandaughter NOT NOW NOT NEVER I do honestly feel Im mak... Read more
just a quickie
Thursday, June 20, 2013      3 comments

weight loss is slow and Im trying to remain focussed. and realise it s not all about losing weight. Im so much fitter than I was a couple of weeks ago...and miles fillter than I was a couple of months ago. Im making better choices in all a... Read more
oooh that wasnt the smartest choice
Friday, June 14, 2013      3 comments

I had a fried breakfast..I love a fried breakfast..theres an awful lot of calories in a fried breakfast..but Im ok with it. for the first and only time in my life..Im starting to understand that nutrition is not dieting...Im no longer on a die... Read more
you see...Im not a writer
Monday, June 10, 2013      4 comments

emoticon however I do want to keep a keep myself (hopefully) on the straight and narrow..well narrower. ... Read more
not a complete disaster
Friday, June 07, 2013      0 comments

but I have been absotively STARVING TODAY...managed to hold off till I got home then WHOOOMPH...iVE eaten lots....though..when I added up my calories...I tracked every wasnt as bad as I thought....and Im ok with that...and I have to ac... Read more

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