August... I'm coming for ya!
Thursday, August 01, 2013      4 comments

Goals are so important in keeping me on track - I need something to work towards to keep me focused... so some goals for August: 1. Joined the Hotter by the month August team challenge! Thanks AMBERNICHOLE3 :) 2. 4% loss by the end of ... Read more
"Showing you pity doesn't do you any favours"
Sunday, July 28, 2013      5 comments

That is one of my favourite Jillian Michaels quotes - they also have it up on the wall in the biggest loser gym. At first glance some may see it as harsh. But look a little closer... what is she really saying? Not to show pity when someone ... Read more
Dream a little dream
Thursday, July 25, 2013      4 comments

There are those moments that I need a reminder of why I am doing this... For the moments that I think about pressing snooze and going back to bed instead of heading out the door for my workout For the moments that I am considering having ... Read more
Facing Facts
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      4 comments

Having been on the road for the past 3 months touring the country working on a conservation project my training and eating habits have gone completely down the loo! This is fact number 1 that I need to face if I am going to get this show b... Read more
Back to Basics - Time for some good ole fashioned Goal Setting
Sunday, November 04, 2012      4 comments

Right so when starting a new challenge / plan / adventure one of the most important things to do is sit down and plan some goals to help keep the wheels on track... So here goes: Daily goals: 1. Drink 2L water - this is an ongoing stru... Read more
Perhaps a new start line will help reach the finish line?
Sunday, November 04, 2012      5 comments

I have realised that alot of what is keeping me from reaching my finish line is dwelling on what I have achieved already... using that knwledge as an excuse to not push hard and push through and get HUNGRY to achieve my goals. So I am scrap... Read more
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      2 comments

Right now I am struggling with momentum... Yes I lost 14.7kgs (32.4lbs) in the last year but now im just hovering around... having achieved alot already but not yet at my finish line I find myself in no-mans land... I am currently at 26% b... Read more
ITS TIME Challenge - Day 3 & 4
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      5 comments

Hello Lovelies :) Rascal check in time again :) Day 3 - my training rest day (i have one mandatory rest day a week, enforced by my trainer as we all know i do have a tendency to overtrain #hidesface) This is often the toughest day of... Read more
Its NOT cheating - its a planned "less healthy" sanity enforcer
Monday, October 15, 2012      3 comments

So the lovely NANCYANNE55 posted a great blog titled 'I HATE cheat meals' - well worth a read :) And it reminded me of something VERY valuable that I have learnt that has helped me alot - thought I'd share it with you beauties in case it ad... Read more
ITS TIME Challenge - Day 2
Monday, October 15, 2012      2 comments

Day 1 ended well - i did have a bit of a snack craving / hunger nag after dinner which i indulged as it was genuine hunger and not just "i wanna eat at night nonsense" BUT i gave myself a super healthy snack, so even though I ate a little more t... Read more
Rascal’s ITS TIME 10 day challenge – Reasons why I need it and Day 1
Sunday, October 14, 2012      5 comments

Getting close to reaching your goals is scary. What if I can’t / don’t actually make it all the way? Then I’m just someone who did really well but never quite hit the finish line – kind of a good effort award… blech no that won’t do! W... Read more
All fixed and bouncing round like a mad bunny again :)
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      6 comments

Towards the end of April I tore the ligaments in my left ankle and was put out of action for 2 months as a result! It was a MAJOR learning experience for me and i took away some of these lessons: 1. RESPECT your body - work with it and it w... Read more
I am a Triathlete! o_O Who? Me?
Monday, April 09, 2012      9 comments

25th of March 2012 It goes down in history as the day i crossed a huge milestone off my bucketlist, went through some extreme water therapy and learnt ALOT about myself. I have always wanted to do a triathlon. Somewhere in the back of... Read more
Get on with it
Friday, February 24, 2012      4 comments

Today I realised that sometimes a compliment is the worst thing you can get. Yes I know that sounds sad / twisted, but where I am at right now its true. Being closer to my goal than I ever have before makes me open to getting complacent wit... Read more
Nike Run Free Run Jozi
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      4 comments

Peeps.. I am so super excited - I have registered to run this: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
QoKCQoJDNwA Its gonna be sooooooo awesome!!!! Now I need to put soles to tar and get some good training runs in :) weeeee... Read more

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