The end of Week 1
Thursday, March 31, 2011      2 comments

So week one is over, I did it !! ...and it wasn't too difficult. The first minute is by far the worst the others are ok. Even on my cross training days I have either erm cross trained or been skiing and one day i did a yoga class. I seem to... Read more
5k Wk 1 day 3
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      2 comments

So today I will do the final day of week 1 a little delayed because of this weekend ski trip, I had planned to run yesterday but my thighs were still aching from all the skiing at the weekend so I made Monday an early rest day. But today... Read more
5k Wk 1 day 2
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      3 comments

So today is day 2, I actually feel a tiny bit achy from day 1 and yesterdays cross training, but I guess that means my muscles are being made to work. I had planned to get my run/ walk in this morning but then I decided if I wait until I ge... Read more
5k my way (well actually the spark people way)
Sunday, March 20, 2011      2 comments

I was reading through one of my team mates (One-der-land Will-a-bies) blogs yesterday and saw that they had just started running. It reminded me that a year and half ago I had started doing to couch to 5k programme but with moving countrie... Read more
Is 3500 calories really 1 lb
Saturday, March 19, 2011      2 comments

I've often wondered about this frequently quoted 'fact' and this weekend I am challenging myself to try to prove it. How ?? Well in theory if i burn 3500 calories today I should see the scale go down by a lb tomorrow. Well I think... Read more
30lbs came back argh
Saturday, January 15, 2011      6 comments

Well I know I put on 8lbs at christas but i had been sneaking on a few pound here and there ever since i went i holiday in MAY Today I took stock and counted then all up - arghh just after christmas I was 30lbs higher than my lowest weight ... Read more
Personal Training...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday I had my first ever personal training session at the gym. Today I ache. I've just rejoined the gym and was offered a free trial personal training session, I've never done one before, Ive hadd the usual training induction that show... Read more
My Goals: My Next goal is to reach 154lbs
Saturday, October 09, 2010      3 comments

...and finally escape the overweight BMI range. ideally I would like to do this by May 8th when I go Holiday. Although its 7.75 lbs and only 4 weeks away. My final goal weight has always been 140lbs i will love to be at my goal in time for Jul... Read more
Collecting points
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      4 comments

Its summer time again the bbq is on and the meat is sizzling. yummm Ok so this doesn't fit too well with my grand plans to leave the 160's (I've been here for 6 months now so its definately time to bust my way under the barrier. I've been s... Read more
Older and wiser ??
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      2 comments

So today marks the half way point of another year and tomorrow my birthday ..32 eek. So I thought now was a good timw to post a summary of my progress since the beginning... 01/01/08 217.0 lbs 01/07/08 199.8 lbs 01/01/09 199.8 lbs ... Read more
Whats goes up must come down !
Sunday, June 20, 2010      1 comments

I think I have now consistently managed to gain every week for a whole month, really not good! So this week its time to cut the crap ! NO excuses for not journalling everything, licks slurps ad bites included. I will exercise this we... Read more
One Step Forward One Step Back
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      1 comments

So I thought a blog might help me to regain my focus as I've been hanging around in the 160's since I think March almost 4 months !! Ok so now I've written it, it actuallys sounds worse than I thought. As I'm not even in the low 160 ... in fa... Read more

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