tape it to your mirror
Monday, May 08, 2017      3 comments

This is the advice that I have received to keep my goals in front and in focus. It sounds a bit trivial, but having begun a 100 Day Goal exercise, just eight days in, stating my goal every day and reflecting on the fact that I have said it ... Read more
as at Monday 17 April
Monday, April 17, 2017      3 comments

Down 0.4lb, alcohol units 4, water 8, calorie range days 5, fitness 5, participation 7, me 2, gratitutude 0. Kicked into gear again today. Foll... Read more
quiet reflection
Sunday, April 16, 2017      3 comments

This weekend I had BIG plans for a very productive four days. Plan A was to spring clean and to complete two sections of my literature review for my research project. I have done neither. Friday, I almost slept all day. Didn't thi... Read more
FODMAP - reintroduction of lactose containing foods
Friday, April 14, 2017      0 comments

This last week I reintroduced lactose containing foods into my diet. Mostly this has been having regular skim milk in my morning coffee and on the infrequent occasions that I have coffee when I am out, I have regular whole milk. But I ... Read more
FODMAP challenges and reintroduction schedule
Monday, April 03, 2017      0 comments

For the last seven weeks I have been on what is called a low FODMAP diet. That is, eliminating all those foods that are considered to be poorly absorbed in the small intestine. Today I visited the dietician and was able to report that this ... Read more
stayed the same
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      3 comments

I have lost weight over the last four weeks, and this week I stayed the same. Woo hoo, you may say. However, the weight loss over the four weeks has been 0.7kg or 1.5lb. Not enough in my book. Next week I start a low FODMAP diet. I'm ... Read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      1 comments

I have two new challenges, and I am going to tackle them one at a time. The first being diagnosed with IBS. That is, in the absence of anything e... Read more
steady steady [BLC30 Week 9]
Sunday, March 27, 2016      4 comments

Down 0.7lb, alcohol units 15.7, water 7, calorie range days 4, fitness 5, participation 4, me 2, gratitude 1 (working with a team of people that rec... Read more
stayed the same [BLC30 Week 7]
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      2 comments

Down 0lb, alcohol units 15.1, water 7, calorie range days 4, fitness 6, participation 7, me 2, gratitude 0. This week I have been busy at work and not sleeping very well. Some would call it routine, but I call it a rut - eat, sleep, work, ... Read more
getting there
Sunday, March 06, 2016      3 comments

The crocheting workshop http://www.craftbound.co
76121/introduction-to-crochet is in April, so I'm sure I can reach 7lbs by then, as I'm currently up to 6.6lbs. The opportunity arose from a b... Read more
welcome to the bored [BLC30 Week 6]
Friday, March 04, 2016      2 comments

Down 1.3lb, alcohol units 15.7, water 7, calorie range days 4, fitness 6, participation 4, me 1, gratitude 1 (Being able to stop and watch the swans which the river is named after). It has been a bit of a rough week. Overwhelmed at work wit... Read more
slow week [BLC30 Week 5]
Saturday, February 27, 2016      1 comments

Down 0.5lb, alcohol units 7.8, water 7, calorie range days 4, fitness 6, participation 4, me 4, gratitude 2 (DH cycling to my work from his to escor... Read more
let them eat cake [BLC30 Week 4]
Thursday, February 18, 2016      6 comments

Down 1.5lb, alcohol units 13, water 7, calorie range days 6, fitness 6, participation 4, me 4, gratitude 1 (the wind was on my back when I cycled to... Read more
taking the stairs
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      6 comments

Down 1.3lb, alcohol units 11, water 7, calorie range days 3, fitness 6, participation 5, me 5, gratitude 1 (watching the swans that the river is nam... Read more
it's going to be hot
Saturday, February 06, 2016      1 comments

Definitely have to plan for this week, due to the forecast of a record-breaking heatwave[1]. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting four days of 40degC (~104degF) and above, with overnight minimums of 24degC (~75degF) and above[2]. But to be h... Read more

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