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Before and Now Pics - 43 pounds down
Sunday, November 20, 2011      4 comments

Hi All I'm getting there - I'm about 10lbs away from the healthy weight range. These pictures mean a lot to me. The first one was the 'one' that I just thought - OMG I HAVE to do something about this. I look terrible and I can't stand to... Read more
Look how much I have eaten with 1330 calories today :o)
Thursday, September 22, 2011      3 comments

Breakfast: 1 slice of hovis seed sensations with 2 dry fried medium sized eggs, a tsp of ketchup and yellow mustard. Snack: 2 sticks celery 2 small carrots Lunch: Home made vegetable soup with a granary bread roll Mini babybe... Read more
Look at what the rest of the world eats
Sunday, September 18, 2011      17 comments

The following photos are fascinating, not only because they highlight 'What the World Eats' but also what it is packaged in and how we consume foods. The typical families chosen highlight exactly how wasteful, how commercialised and actually ho... Read more
Some interesting BBC articles on global obesity
Friday, August 26, 2011      2 comments

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/heal
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alth-14614209 Interesting reading - how do we get more people to do something about their weight? What makes us... Read more
Holidays, treats, confession and resolve.
Thursday, August 25, 2011      1 comments

My holiday away with the family was wonderful. My diet wasn't. Here's my confession - I will feel better for sharing it in writing so that I can look back and understand why I haven't lost any weight this Sunday! We ate out a lot and I m... Read more
Been slacking....
Sunday, August 14, 2011      1 comments

OMG - I had a pig out last night. I went to a party and had several beers. I then came home and knocked up a low fat mushroom omelette and then popped way too much corn. It was in an enormous pan and I had 3 lots - it did have sugar on it, bu... Read more
My bucket list.
Monday, August 08, 2011      4 comments

I was thinking today about why I am suddenly so committed to my new healthy version of me. Quizzing myself (as I do daily) about the why, so that it remains of ultimate importance in my conscious and unconscious mind. Why am I doing it? ... Read more
A poem
Monday, August 08, 2011      1 comments

Losing weight Everyday I think about what I'm going to eat There's no difference there at all - I just think before I treat You see Treats were every day before - A bit of this and that On top of all the healthy food that's what mad... Read more
My weight loss avatar
Sunday, August 07, 2011      2 comments

Taking inspiration from Barbaellen today, I hunted down the avatar creating site. It's really good fun! http://www.mvm.com is the link. Enjoy. Here is mine. ... Read more
Sparkspiration
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      5 comments

Well now, since I started this journey I have been on a mission - heading for that goal of looking fantastic in my sister's wedding photos. I woke up one morning, tired of giving myself all the usual excuses and justifications for not worrying ... Read more
Another Royal Wedding!
Sunday, July 31, 2011      1 comments

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-1
4355718 I know many of my spark friends may be interested to see the footage of Princess Zara Phillips (the Queen's granddaughter and daughter of Princess Anne) get married. She rides horses I believe and... Read more
Curry plateau
Sunday, July 24, 2011      2 comments

I had a wonderful evening last night. We had a curry and a glass of wine to celebrate by husband's birthday. I drank plenty of water because I think the currys are high in salt so they tend to make you retain water and I wanted to flush it out... Read more
There are towards people and away people - which are you?
Monday, July 04, 2011      3 comments

I have lost weight before and gained it, and then started to lose, got to this weight and then piled it all on again. You see, I am an 'away from' person, meaning, when I feel that I am too fat, and I can't stand myself for letting myself go, I... Read more
What would I do without SP?!
Friday, July 01, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday our internet randomly stopped working at home and I really felt lost - No way of tracking my calories - distanced from my exercise plan - arghhh! Then hallelulia - there, emailed to myself earlier was the new spark app. I track... Read more
Oh - how we danced
Friday, June 24, 2011      6 comments

This evening, my husband was playing some Lady Gaga (?) - Edge of Glory. He came in and stuck his head round the door and said 'Did you know that Kerensa knows most of the words to this?' (she is only 3). I replied that I didn't. He said 'She... Read more

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