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Planning for tomorrow
Thursday, December 20, 2012      2 comments

A little more difficult at this time of the year and especially with a half day/evening out socialising with little control over the menu. So my plan is to eat my normal breakfast which is a cup of reduced-fat milk heated in the microwave w... Read more
Motivational techniques that work for me
Saturday, December 15, 2012      4 comments

It has taken along time for me to figure out what works for me. It's a real combination of stuff but the major one is having my wonderful man right beside me. It hasn't happened overnight but I've created a monster, he's all mine and I love him ... Read more
All or nothing
Monday, November 26, 2012      3 comments

I am guilty as charged. My physio calls it binge exercising and it causes injuries. I am very lucky I haven't been injured in this way but am pleased to announce that I am over that hurdle. I have been consistant with exercise for over two month... Read more
If weight didn't exist ...
Monday, November 19, 2012      0 comments

I would know I was getting healthier because my clothes would fit better and I would feel less breathless walking up stairs and have more energy. I would not have the urge to eat mindlessly and would feel confident in my body and its abilities.... Read more
Talking to my future self
Thursday, November 15, 2012      2 comments

I find visualisation tricky most of the time. I guess that shows how out of my control I feel my life is. I can't imagine what I'll be doing this time next year let alone in 10 years. The overall theme is being stress-free, happy, and healthy t... Read more
How to make the journey more fun and adventurous
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      1 comments

This is an assignment for SparkCoach and a tricky one for me. I am having no problems with my commitment to my fitness plan and am really enjoying it for the first time in my life. I hiked with my daughter to a really pretty waterfall, something... Read more
Changes to my fitness plan
Saturday, November 03, 2012      1 comments

I am changing things this week so my body doesn't get too used to my activity level. I completed my first virtual 5K in 46 minutes so my aim is to get this down to 30 minutes. I was jogging at 6.5kph so this week I will increase to 6.6kph for 30... Read more
Saturday, October 20, 2012      4 comments

This is one of my biggest problems. My physiotherapist calls it binge fitness. I feel like if I have a rest day I have failed. I'm really working hard on this one as since I've upped the intensity of my exercise I have to take a break now and th... Read more
Work Days
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      1 comments

They are difficult. I work part-time from 9-2 with one 10 minute break at about 11.30am. It's not really long enough to have a proper lunch but by 2.15pm when I get home I am starving and ready to eat whatever's the closest and easiest. I still ... Read more
Toxic Guilt
Sunday, October 14, 2012      4 comments

So I'm making my way slowly through the 'Mind over Body' series and I come across the Toxic Guilt article a few days ago. I can really relate to this article although I've never really thought about the guilt that I feel when I overeat or eat so... Read more
Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

I am really lucky to have lots of support and love. The only person sabotaging my healthy lifestyle is me and I haven't figured out why. I guess that's why I'm here.... Read more
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      1 comments

Why do I want lose weight? What will I do when I get to my goal weight that I can't do now? These are questions I still don't really know the answer to other than fitness and health. I'm hoping the weight loss and fitness combined will stop my b... Read more
2 Steps Forward
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      0 comments

*Go for a walk * Listen to some upbeat music *Reread my blogs and other people's too to remember why I started this journey *Research healthy recipes and try something new... Read more
Common Excuses for not working out
Monday, September 24, 2012      0 comments

Tired Sore from past workout No time A workout re-energises you Move some different muscles You have time for the computer, you have time for a workout... Read more
Feeling better
Friday, September 21, 2012      0 comments

Since starting my exercise programme I am feeling lighter and fitter. I have more of a spring to my step. I look slimmer and more toned and don't feel bloated.... Read more

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