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Can it be? Any input much appreciated :)
Sunday, July 28, 2013      9 comments

My hubby told me something that sounded very unrealistic but I have decided to keep an open mind. He was chatting with a friend the other day about weight issues. His friend has been overweight for a few years and although he's quite active bot... Read more
Getting back into the swing of exercising
Friday, June 28, 2013      4 comments

My sister was over from Ireland for a week or so and my eating plan got a little sidetracked but not too bad. Starting yesterday I got up at 6:30 and headed to the track for 1.5hrs of walking/jogging before my first lesson at 9am. I did thi... Read more
Had a very nice day today :D
Monday, June 10, 2013      4 comments

I have been on my new eating programme for almost a month now and although I have slipped up now and again, I must admit that it's getting easier by the day. I have really started to recognise false hunger from genuine and even in cases whi... Read more
Still here!!!
Saturday, June 01, 2013      3 comments

Hey all, Just wanted to pop by to tell you that I haven't been avoiding you :) It's been a very busy period for me as we had exams all through the month of May so I had lots and lots of lessons. My programme has been going very well and alt... Read more
Made it to the weekend!!!
Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

Ok, I'm really excited about being able to stick to my plan so far. I have even made provisions for the weekend. As I said in my previous blog, I won't say that I haven't been tempted or felt hungry. I have just chosen to ignore it. I alway... Read more
Day 4 and counting, plus a NSV!
Thursday, May 16, 2013      3 comments

Once again, thank you to everyone for your comments and support. I truly appreciate it :) So, here I am still going strong. I have been following my plan to the letter. I won't say that it has always been easy, but so far so good. I haven't... Read more
Any step forward is good enough for me.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      4 comments

Let me start off by saying a heartfelt thanks to all my sparkfriends who showed their support by commenting on my previous blog. You guys are awesome!!! So, here I am at the end of day two of my plan. My eating has been spot on but I haven'... Read more
Restarting, yet again.
Sunday, May 12, 2013      5 comments

I am now 36 years old. I have spent almost half my life being underweight and practically the rest being overweight and in recent years obese. Needless to say, I'm pretty fed up with myself. These days, I am not at all happy with myself. No... Read more
Sadly "healthy food" is not good for me :(
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      7 comments

When I was in the last classes of primary school I had two major health scares when I underwent surgery for peritonitis and a small bowel obstruction in the space of 6 months. Fast forward to 2004 when I was 38 weeks pregnant with my daught... Read more
I have decided to give up WEAKends!
Thursday, August 02, 2012      6 comments

Weekends are traditionally a time to relax and take it easy. So far so good! The problem begins when weekends become the time to undo all the hard work that has taken place during the week. I have started to fall into that trap myself. I s... Read more
Addicted for life but not behaving like an addict.
Saturday, June 30, 2012      6 comments

Although I had a late last night my son got me up quite early for a Saturday morning. I had things to do; I went to the supermarket, prepared a "farewell" gift for my daughter's best friend who's moving away next week, got some ironing done etc ... Read more
Had a great day at the gym!!!
Monday, June 25, 2012      6 comments

I only had a limited time to go to the gym today because the kids wanted to go to the beach again, so I went earlier than usual. The trainer who is also the owner was away on her lunch break so I started doing some cardio on my own. The gre... Read more
It takes time.
Sunday, June 24, 2012      7 comments

I started going to the gym again this Monday. I went every day and I worked out for more than an hour each time. I did everything my trainer told me. All the minutes, all the reps, no cheating. I watched what I ate and drank. On Saturday mo... Read more
Will my intuition get me into trouble?
Thursday, June 21, 2012      8 comments

I don't know about you guys but there is so much information out there about what to eat, when to eat it, how to eat etc that it can be a little overwhelming. I have said before that it's my personal belief that the greek motto "Everything in mo... Read more
A major NSV for me this morning!
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      7 comments

For the last few months I had been waking up every single morning with a backache. It doesn't matter which side I lay on either how much or how little I slept for... It just hurt and I hate it because I know it's because I've gained weight and I... Read more

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