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Changing tack
Friday, April 09, 2010      2 comments

I've been thinking more and more about what I can do to push this up a gear. So this month I am properly limiting my calories, working out sensibly, drinking my water, and getting my rest. I want to feel healthy and pretty. And not look a... Read more
Checking in...
Monday, March 22, 2010      0 comments

...wow, a week long gap. I can but apologise. Work's been hectic, life's been busy, and I've been trying to get my workouts in too. Trust me, there will be oh so many posts over the next month as the Easter break is on the horizon, but ri... Read more
"She's huge. Fat b****."
Monday, March 15, 2010      12 comments

This evening, as is becoming my habit, I switched off my work computer, changed into my workout gear and trainers, and headed for the gym. I did a nice little workout out - 20 minutes of cross-training, week 2 part 1 of the 'Couch to 5K' plan, a... Read more
Couch to 5K
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      7 comments

I really wanted to try Couch to 5K last year when I first started SparkPeople, but I was scared. This year, however, I've decided to be brave. My school parents' association sent an email around encouraging staff members to sign up t... Read more
Getting real
Monday, February 22, 2010      3 comments

Up Down Up Down Up Down STOP. I'm over the yoyo, and looking in the mirror the other day, I remembered why I wanted to shift this weight. To be healthy. To be happy. To change. To let go of the fat I hide b... Read more
Slow and steady (to hopefully win this race!)
Monday, January 25, 2010      3 comments

I'm setting real and realistic targets this year. For each one I meet, I'll get a treat...(new clothes, haircut, etc...) Jan 2010 target: 210 pounds. 15 stone. BMI: 34.9. Feb 2010 target: 200 pounds. 14 stone 4 lbs. BMI: 33.3. M... Read more
Monday, January 18, 2010      3 comments

The old fears kicked in. the self hatred. The sadness. And this weekend I ate and ate and ate. And put on five pounds. It's a new day. This week, I get my eating back under control. Next week I get back on the exer... Read more
1164 calories!
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      2 comments

That's how many I burned yesterday! A new PB! Today won't be as impressive, but I'm still pretty chuffed at yesterday's total! I hope it all pays off for Friday's weigh-in! ... Read more
An appeal for help.
Sunday, January 03, 2010      8 comments

I'm usually quite good at looking after myself, but this journey is going to be a long one. Please could I have some buddies as I TRY to shrink? Cxx... Read more
A request...
Saturday, October 03, 2009      5 comments

Friends, I'm at 201, and I'm dying to get to onederland by next weekend. Please send me some vibes and prayers and kind thoughts and encouragement this week! Go Done Girls! Go Wave Runners! Cxx... Read more
I'm quite proud of the fact...
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      2 comments

...that even though I'm on the worst 'lady pains' day in a good long while (apologies if that's TMI!), I still managed to burn 900 calories. Now, however, I am all about lying on the sofa with a hot water bottle! Cxx... Read more
Let's do this!
Monday, August 24, 2009      2 comments

New term about to begin. New gym joined and visited. Let's do this! Here are my mini goals for the next few weeks... I want to start my C25K training (managed half of week 1, part 1 today, but after a 90 minute gym workout I ... Read more
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      4 comments

I won't be recording my food and exercise as devoted for the next two and a bit weeks, but fear not, Spark friends, I will be being as good as ever! I am so thrilled with how my habits and my body are changing, I will NOT let it slide while I'm... Read more
Oh no!
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      2 comments

Don't you just hate when the monthly gift is on its way and you are just craving everything in sight? And in imagination? I'm fairly full, but I just had some squares of chocolate and some mini marshmallows and a couple of biscuits...not good ... Read more
DGBLC Bootcamp - week 1
Monday, July 27, 2009      1 comments

As I posted on the thread, here are my aims for the first week of bootcamp... CMClaire Week # 1 Food challenge - try new food - I'm roadtripping up to my parents on Thursday (a ten to twelve hour day on the road). I'm going to try... Read more

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