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Why are weekends more difficult?
Sunday, June 01, 2014      0 comments

Here is my problem... Fridays I work from home which I love because it means no commuting, a lie in and working in my pyjamas if I so chose to. It also means the start of the weekend!!! Why is it then that I struggle more during this time to ke... Read more
Chose your "hard"
Monday, May 12, 2014      2 comments

I wish losing weight and getting fit was easy. I wish I did not have to feel so unfit and uncomfortable at the gym and I wish there was a secret diet that would make eating healthily really easy all the time. I have tried and tried to find that ... Read more
Keep calm and carry on
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      2 comments

Struggling, struggling bad at the moment but I am not giving up. One thing I know is that when my bad habits return it is because they feel threatened by my new lifestyle and this is proof that I am on the right track. So... my personal demons..... Read more
Think 'Find a way' and you will make it through
Friday, October 04, 2013      1 comments

I am sure you know what inspired this blog, it's the incredible Diana Nyad. How do some people achieve what seems impossible? Are they different genetically than we are? Are they naturally cleverer or do they have access to the elusive secret fo... Read more
To me "health" means...
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      3 comments

... Being active, eating balanced meals and having bags of energy! ... Following the SparkCoach program daily! ... Keeping positive and not giving up. ... Be able to join in with my son in all his active hobbies without being self conscio... Read more
Bad Day - The day after
Monday, September 09, 2013      5 comments

I had a bad eating day yesterday and I feel annoyed with myself though I am happy to report I am back on track today. Still... what happened? I am tired! I have been very-very tired for the last month. It has been a hard August with extend... Read more
More than a loser...
Saturday, June 15, 2013      3 comments

As I am embarking on the healthy journey once again, there is a nagging doubt at the back of my mind; what is going to be different this time? So here is a pledge to myself: I am going to get obsessed with my goal; I will not be complacent... Read more
Does CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) work?
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      4 comments

I am having serious problems sticking with any form of healthy habits at the moment and I am feeling particularly down. I am not a great believer in therapy, too expensive, seems like a waste of time, but I am coming to believe that I need some ... Read more