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Hair cut: from long to short.
Thursday, June 18, 2015      3 comments

I have been on track for at least 4 days now and I am feeling more confident of my ability to lose weight and not keep snacking to sabotage my efforts. This week I have managed to track my food most days and I've discovered I haven't been e... Read more
Week 1: Goals
Saturday, June 13, 2015      3 comments

Today I have restarted my healthy eating. I realise I can't do this without support, focus and the creation of goals. This months goal is to lose 5lbs. In order to achieve this I will be following a healthy diet plan - eating lots of... Read more
A Vegan Runner
Sunday, September 28, 2014      0 comments

Since my food intolerance test came back saying that I was to completely avoid milk and all foods that contain milk (eggs whites are to be avoided too), I feel as if my diet resembles a vegan diet more than anything else. I have been a vegetaria... Read more
Saying hello to strength training.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      2 comments

The picture above is of Tom Venuto the author of a book (The Body Fat Solution) I've started reading again, after being reunited with it after it was hidden beneath a ton... Read more
Saying 'No!" to biscuits.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      3 comments

emoticon One of my main problems associated with my weight gain is my temptation to eat Rich Tea biscuits. I don't ... Read more
Goodbye hibernation!
Monday, August 04, 2014      3 comments

It's been years since I was last on Spark people but I had so much going on I felt pulled in different directions. ... Read more
Building my confidence with writing
Sunday, March 24, 2013      3 comments

I first wrote this book in January 2000. It was the first book I had ever written and completed. As a child I found it easy to start writing a story but I never seeme... Read more
My book is now published onto Kindle.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      2 comments

Although these books were published years ago, they are now available to purchase all over the world on Kindle. I am so excited by this. These books are suitable for all able readers and were designed for the entire family to read and enjo... Read more
My investigative approach to Raynauds and a new PB!
Saturday, September 08, 2012      2 comments

Okay, so after taking my medication for Raynauds I have so far had the following symptoms. 1) An ongoing throbbing headache 2) A hot swollen heel 3) Tingling sensations 4) My legs turning blue 5) My knees turning bright red and purp... Read more
I've been diagnosed with Raynaud's Disease
Saturday, September 01, 2012      5 comments

For the past year I have been suffering from odd bouts of feeling cold. Because of this I have also had the odd occasion where I have suffered from violent shivering that is similar to hypothermia, despite it being the middle of summer. I feel i... Read more
+ 1lb this week.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      6 comments

Okay, so I've put on a lb this week. But let's get some things into perspective. emoticon it the end of the wo... Read more
Temptation week and blisters.
Sunday, August 26, 2012      3 comments

Okay, so far this has been my worst week. It all started with the long walk of 19 miles. The day after, my legs felt absolutely fine, however, I was left with very sore blisters (despite putting plasters on there beforehand.) This me... Read more
Celebrating each and every small achievement.
Friday, August 24, 2012      2 comments

I've been eating at the higher end of my calories for the past two days - ever since I walked another 19 miles with a couple of friends. (The result of which was two painful blisters but NO aches or pains in my legs.) YIPPEE! ... Read more
I've lost another 2 lbs - that's 9 lbs in total! Whoop! Whoop!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      5 comments

And so another week has come and gone and I have measured it simply by the fact I have lost 2 lbs. I haven't been this weight in a long time. I'm so happy and it seems so ... Read more
A 60 mile bike ride.
Sunday, August 19, 2012      8 comments

Had a lovely day today. I woke up at 6:15am and got ready for my 48 mile bike ride. I had a spoonful of olive oil and packed 3 drinks in my small ruck sack. The drinks were made form 2 tablets called Zero - to help replace electrolytes whi... Read more

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