Friday Friends Funny.....
Friday, April 20, 2012      14 comments

After a very hectic week, which also threw me a few curved balls, I am glad that it is finally Friday and since I am in need of a laugh, I thought I would share this quote which tickled my warped sense of humour. I saw it when I went for my bloo... Read more
Slim Pasta – my new food of the week....
Sunday, April 15, 2012      17 comments

My challenge for the month of April is to try a new food every week. I was looking around last week for something new to try and I saw an ad. in a Women’s magazine for Slim Pasta – advertised to have between 6 and 14 calories per serve - woohoo!... Read more
I smashed my first 5k goal - woohoo!!
Sunday, April 15, 2012      28 comments

It all started just over a month ago, when RICHOJOHNSON posted about training for the Gold Coast Airport marathon. Now I live close to the route of the marathon and immedaitely thought that he must live somewhere close - but no, he lives more th... Read more
Influencing our children....
Sunday, April 08, 2012      13 comments

I received this email today, and it made me think about the ways that we influence our children, particularly in the attention we pay to our food and exercise choices. I am not sure of the origin of this verse. We are the role models for ou... Read more
The times they are a-changing - what are you reading??
Saturday, April 07, 2012      18 comments

Whenever I stepped foot into a newsagency or book store in the past, I haunted the section that housed the recipe and food porn magazines - flipping through them, tossing up which ones to buy - I have a bookcase full of recipe books and many fol... Read more
Coconut Yoghurt – Yummy!!!!
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      16 comments

One of the challenges I have set for myself in April is to try a new food every week. Since I have an intolerance to milk products, I have been looking for a substitute for my yoghurt. As I have been researching many aspects of healt... Read more
"You INSPIRE me" - a tale of two sisters.....
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      12 comments

Growing up, I always looked up to my sister - our interests were so different - I was the indoors one - cooking, sewing, embroidery, knitting, reading - if you could sit down to do it - it was my hobby!!! On the other hand my sister was the... Read more
Goals for an Awesome April....
Sunday, April 01, 2012      10 comments

I am excited to continue forward into a new month with new goals to achieve - I am much more focused when I set monthly goals – and then challenge myself every day to meet them – I don’t want to let myself down – this journey is too important fo... Read more
Magical March - most goals met...
Saturday, March 31, 2012      4 comments

Well that was March – done and dusted!! I am pleased to say that I was able to achieve most of my goals for the month. Drum roll please for the highlights reel..... *Weight loss – 1.9 kgs. (My goal was to lose 2 kgs, so I just mis... Read more
Healthy Little Miss Sunshine!!
Saturday, March 24, 2012      10 comments

On Thursday, i went to lunch with six female friends and was shocked when two said that they had been diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency. Some medical experts are calling it a new 'health epidemic' in Australia. This Catalyst program from... Read more
A funny movie date...
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      12 comments

We have had heavy rain here most of the morning, so DH suggested a movie date. We went to see 'The best exotic Marigold Hotel', and the cinema was packed, not bad for a Thursday afternoon, on the opening day. I won't give the plot away... Read more
A new world RECORD with photos!!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      16 comments

Well, in my little world anyway. On the 9th of February, I received my Fitbit in the mail from Amazon cause they are not available in Australia yet!! Felicity Fitbit has been a great motivator for me – maybe I am crazy because I get a... Read more
Do you have Rushing Woman’s syndrome?
Monday, March 19, 2012      8 comments

Yes, it really does exist…. known as RWS for short. This weekend, a friend gave me a copy of the book ‘Accidentally Overweight?’ by Dr Libby Weaver, an Australian Nutritionist. In the book, she explored the notion that weight loss is n... Read more
Help!! I need your advice!!
Saturday, March 17, 2012      17 comments

I have been thinking about (read stewing about) this issue all week, and I have decided to put it out there into Sparkpeople cyber world, to ask your opinions and suggestions. ... Read more
Why don't you LISTEN to me???
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      26 comments

Dear Ros, I think that over the past few months you had come to understand me. You have gradually changed the way you treat me – for the first time in my life I thi... Read more

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