Blending in with the crowd
Sunday, February 12, 2012      3 comments

A friend sent me this cartoon and it got me thinking - when I was overweight I used to always head to the back of the room, trying to blend into the scenery. I always wore ... Read more
Calling Mr Sandman
Friday, February 10, 2012      2 comments

An old Irish proverb says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book”. I have had trouble sleeping in the past so I decided to join the Sleep Challenge to get some strategies to improve my quality of sleep. I ... Read more
Inspector Gadget meets Felicity.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      3 comments

I am a real gadget person – my son calls me Inspector Gadget - love them – so when I read on Sparkpeople about the Fitbit pedometer, I immediately asked Dr Google for more info. I found that they are not yet available in Australia but the nice ... Read more
Leaving a trail of fat!
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      3 comments

I had a great workout this morning with my wonderful trainer AKA the princess of torture - she pushes my body to new levels - every time I think I can't do anymore she calmly says " you are doing so well - you can do it!" and she is always righ... Read more
Woohoo .... I am overweight!!!
Monday, February 06, 2012      3 comments

Just had to share my latest excitement. I have a set of those wonderful intelligent scales that show a heap of things beside weight. I usually only check out my weight but this morning I noticed that my BMI is 29.6. ... Read more
Me in a bikini......why not??
Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

I love my Sparkies friends. Yesterday, Ellenprince49 noticed that I enjoy swimming, so she sent me a new Spark goodie - a yummy pink bikini. How thoughtful. I must admit that I raised my eyebrows - grateful for her thoughtfulness, but I could ... Read more
Love my champagne bubbles!!
Sunday, February 05, 2012      2 comments

"Friends are the joyous bubbles in the magical champagne glass of life." The most amazing thing about joining Sparkpeople has been the support, comments, goodies and friendship that has flowed my way. Through reading so many blogs i h... Read more
What do I have in common with Ellen and Michelle?
Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

truthfully, not much....but I was watching the news last night and saw a story about Michelle Obama doing pushups on the Ellen Show. Challenging each other, they demonstrated 25 pushups each. I have been working out with a trainer and she h... Read more
Singing in the rain
Sunday, January 29, 2012      2 comments

We have had a very wet weekend but I have had a wonderful restful weekend - I have been able to reread two nutrition books on the topic of Primal diets and spent time finding my way around the SP website. We met friends for dinner on Saturda... Read more
Doing well
Thursday, January 26, 2012      0 comments

I have had to modify my original goal of walking 40 kms this week to 25 kms - the extreme weather has meant that I haven't been able to meet up with my walking buddy Marie, so have to walk inside on treadmill at the gym - not without challenges... Read more
Time for Ros to get serious!!
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      2 comments

It really is time to get serious about completing my weight loss journey that I started about 2 years ago. I have been playing around with my diet and exercise plan and been bouncing around the low 70’s for ages but I can’t seem to consistent... Read more

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