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Countdown to Challenge 5 - Numbers
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      1 comments

In Summer 5% Challenge my goal is: - lose 11 pounds in 8 weeks (23rd June - 18th August) Also: - eat 1410 - 1760 kcal a day - burn 740 kcal per week I'm a bit skeptic about the calories, since I don't track food all the time, an... Read more
Countdown to Challenge 4 - Triggers
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      3 comments

The best strategy to avoid the triggers (so far) has been spending time with others, when time passes without even noticing. MY TRIGGER FOOD: - Italian food - take-out ham sandwiches - bakery pastry - sweets, ice-cream.. - salty s... Read more
Countdown to Challenge 3 - Why?
Monday, June 11, 2012      2 comments

I copied this from my first blog.. Why I need to lose weight: 1. to be a better mum - I don't want my baby girl to know this me - me with no self-esteem whatsoever. I need to lose some weight to feel good about myself so that she can get... Read more
Countdown to Challenge 2 - Plan into action
Sunday, June 10, 2012      2 comments

As I wait for the Summer 5% Challenge to begin, I'm trying to make a plan and actually put some parts of this plan into action BEFORE the challenge. Today, I was a mess, double portions for lunch, unhealthy dinner, it was so hot and I was ... Read more
Countdown to Challenge 1 - Commitment
Saturday, June 09, 2012      2 comments

Summer 5 % Challenge Commitment (8 weeks) 1. EXERCISE - daily (walks, WATP video, bike, stationery bike, squats, crunches..) 2. WALKING - as much as possible - morning walks with my baby ... Read more
What I love about walking
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      11 comments

Walking is my favorite type of exercise! Why? Let's see... 1. it's easy, so it doesn't even feel like exercising 2. I don't have to "make" myself do it because I enjoy it 3. I can walk by myself, with my family, friends, whoever is avai... Read more
A perfect day
Friday, April 13, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday was one of those PERFECT days for me! For someone else, there would be nothing special about a day spent in the apartment, but I'm thrilled! Why? Because in this one day I: 1. managed to eat normal portions! Woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!... Read more
Just eat less...How?
Thursday, April 12, 2012      8 comments

Being fit. They make it look so easy...My friends, my family, women in the street, strangers. Why is it so hard for me to just eat less? Lots of water, veggies, fruit, more smaller meals, I get it..but my stomach doesn't. How do I make ... Read more
This weekend
Monday, March 26, 2012      7 comments

This weekend was my daughter's Christening day. emoticon As you can imagine, I was quite nervous about it. S... Read more
Time to see some results
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      8 comments

Things have been going pretty well lately. I can see some progress - mainly in my positive attitude, and reaching most of my goals, exercising every day, changing my eating habits quite a lot.. But, who am I kidding? I haven't lost any w... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      8 comments

I recently joined Spring 5% Challenge which starts this Saturday - Go, Cats emoticon ! 1. Why did I join th... Read more
Countdown - from 14:00h!
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      6 comments

As of 14:00h today I'm starting a countdown, and I'm really making an effort to stick with my 3 goals. 1. no food after 8 PM 2. no 2nd servings 3. no sweets or snacks I made a promise to myself and fellow sparklers to accomplish th... Read more
Need someone for accountability
Sunday, March 04, 2012      7 comments

Week 3 still in progress.. I've been doing great with exercising. I've exercised for 19 days in a row and it's getting easier and easier to motivate myself. However, weight loss is mostly about the food intake. I've been over my kcal... Read more
Breaking old habits
Monday, February 27, 2012      4 comments

Well, Week 3 starts tomorrow! After 14 days, it's time to set new goals. Goals met so far: healthy breakfast, drinking lots of water, cardio exercise every day, no eating after dinner, avoiding sweets (90% successful) My main goal for... Read more
Trying to stay positive
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

Day 11... Last 10 days I exercised every day and I was careful with my food intake. But, there aren't any results on the scale yet. One morning I lose a pound, the other I gain the same pound back, like my body is trying very slowly to get rid... Read more

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