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Exam Fear
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      6 comments

I have never enjoyed doing exams, they just freak me out..... Now I have this major online exam coming up, PMP in less than 2 weeks. I am slowly getting butterflies in my stomach and feel like I need to go to the loo all the time. Yeah, it is ... Read more
Mindful eating
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      3 comments

When I analyse where I slip up it boils down to 2 simple issues: 1. When I eat mindlessly and give in to cravings 2. When I am out with friends and drink alcohol. There is a simple lesson to learn from both: Stay away from the alcoho... Read more
Amazing Day in Nairobi National Park
Monday, June 03, 2013      14 comments

Just want to share my amazing day in the Nairobi National Park. This is a wildlife game reserve within the boundaries of a Mega City. We do game counts every 2 months from the Friends of Nairobi National Park (FoNNaP) and they are a lot of fun... Read more
It's official - another pound down
Thursday, May 30, 2013      11 comments

Yep, I have lost another pound. I weighed 2 days in s row with the same result. So let's keep focused... Read more
Need for snacks
Saturday, May 25, 2013      8 comments

I think this expereince can help others. The year I turned 40 I gained a lot of weight while still running 5-60km per week and I had not changed my eating habits. My blood pressure also went up and for the first time in my life (my blood press... Read more
Need to get focused again
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      10 comments

Ok, now after 2 months of letting myself go I need to get back in the rut of regular exercise. Have made a start this morning by going to the gym early before work for the first time in 2 months. This works better for me, since the evenings tend... Read more
No weightloss this week
Sunday, May 19, 2013      9 comments

This was one week of bad eating. Mindless eating, poor choices. Ok, I had the usual work stress, then mental stress - a cousin of mine passed away and I didn;t even know she was sick, she had lung cancer the frustration - the company o... Read more
Down to 83kg
Thursday, May 09, 2013      13 comments

Lost another pound! The 80kg barrier is coming closer!!!!! Am happy, that I lost even though I am still not able to exercise as much as I would want to. Job front also looks hopeful: Had the third interview for a job I am being head-hun... Read more
NO weight loss this week
Friday, May 03, 2013      12 comments

Yep, that's the truth, this week I did not loose anything. But also did some bad food choices. Works still as stressful and frustrating as ever, now also highly unmotivated and every morning starts with a crisis in one of the projects. I reall... Read more
overcoming weight gain in the last few months
Friday, April 26, 2013      15 comments

Having gained weight over the last few months for a number of reasons (hormones, snacking, stress at work, no time to exercise) I knew I needed to get serious again. What I did: Ordered the Spark Solution book (got the 3 months free Spark... Read more
Thursday, April 25, 2013      9 comments

Strange, I overate yesterday and felt full & heavy this morning. BUt I am still another pound down. At this rate I will get my Immersion Blender soon.... LOL Work has been so stressful and issues that called me back to the office at all hours ... Read more
Another pound down
Friday, April 19, 2013      15 comments

Hmmm strange. I seem to be another pound down. And I haven;t even had much time for exercise this week. Was totally stressed out at work and then disappointed with not getting a job I had good chances for, just because of the work permit issue. ... Read more
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      8 comments

I love my exercise, but right now I have a real hard time to stick to any schedule: 1. I am overstressed at work, so I am so tired, i don't work out as much as I would in the mornings. BUt at the same time I don't manage to get out of bed in g... Read more
Down 1 pound!
Saturday, April 13, 2013      15 comments

For the first time this year the scale has agreed to go down instead of up. It is little, only 1 pound or 1/2 kg, but it is something. together with the fact that my trousers are feeling loose and looking lose (colleagues have commented) this i... Read more
I need a break!
Monday, February 11, 2013      16 comments

Right now things are just tough once again. 1. At work pressure is so high 2. the engineers supposed to work with me on projects need to be reminded constantly 3. My supervisor is so busy, he doesn't get around to helping me sort out i... Read more

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