If it's not about the food, then what is it all about?
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 6 comments
Last year I got three cakes for my birthday - a breakfast cake, a dinner time cake and then a family cake later on in the week. And all were gone within three days! This year? This year I realise that it cannot just be about the cake. it needs... Read more
The penny is dropping
Saturday, November 12, 2011 2 comments
I went to my Doctor yesterday to get an 'all clear' to start jogging again. I was given the 'all clear' with a very stern warning: you must keep on strength training. If you want to keep jogging, you must balance it with the strength training or... Read more
First decent jog in a month!!
Friday, November 04, 2011 4 comments
And I feel euphoric!! Endorphins bouncing all over the place!! I had forgotten the utter joy I feel when listening to my favourite music and running outside. I only jogged twenty minutes as this was what the doctor recommended for me. After a... Read more
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 4 comments
I've been reading blogs that have been reviewing the month of October and the ups and downs people have been through. So, of course, I began thinking about what the month was like for me. October was my second month in the programme, and I would... Read more
In honour of all those little decisions.
Thursday, October 27, 2011 7 comments
This is in honour of all those small moments (and the mantra in my head that says -' is this a treat, or a regular part of my diet now?' and 'somebody busier than me is exercising right now'): When I ate all my veggies, but shared half the ... Read more
Some weekends take the whole week to recover from!
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 1 comments
Before church on Sunday morning I found myself trying on practically every dress in my cupboard - just to see what it looked like. I felt so trim in all my clothes, so right, so happy. But on Saturday night I was fighting a winning battl... Read more
Taking a tour down memory lane
Thursday, October 20, 2011 3 comments
Turtle Bear wrote and amazing blog about living weight versus diet weight that I am reminded of everytime I reach a weight that I lived at for a long time (Thanks for that Turtle Bear! I love your reflective blogs). Something I am finding is t... Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 4 comments
What a strange weekend....and beginning of the week. So many activities seem to be centred around food! I went shopping with a friend of mine this weekend and the trip involved not one, but two stops at a coffee shop, and walking into a mul... Read more
Saturday, October 15, 2011 3 comments
On Wednesday night I suggested to my husband that we have dinner this Friday at our local Indian restaurant. His immediate reaction was 'Won't that be expensive? Expensive for your calories, I mean?' (He's really getting into this calorie counti... Read more
Thursday, October 13, 2011 6 comments
It was a big moment this morning in our bathroom. So big, that my husband had to double check the scale for me. (I'm short sighted and we have a manual scale, and I struggle to read the lines in between the numbers!) But, after his assurances, I... Read more
Monday, October 10, 2011 2 comments
As I was thinking about this blog and what to call it, I began to realized that these must be the lifestyle changes that people are talking about. And then I began wondering if I will be able to maintain these changes long term. Usually we eat... Read more
Iliotibial band syndrome
Saturday, October 08, 2011 3 comments
The doctor's surgery that I visit has a very high turnover of doctors. In fact, I don't think I've ever seen the same doctor twice! (I don't go very often). Yesterday the doctor who was seeing me also happened to be doing her Masters degree in... Read more
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