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My advent (aka indulgence) calender
Saturday, December 03, 2011      5 comments

Here it is. This is not really about losing weight, it's something to help me stay grounded through Winter and keep myself from getting too depressed. There is some attempt to turn my thoughts away from food by allowing myself a treat that is no... Read more
Goal weight is in sight.....
Thursday, December 01, 2011      6 comments

It seems that my panic over those cupcakes was a bit unnecessary. Jumped on my scale yesterday and it did one of those weird 'skip a number' tricks on me and said 59kg! This was a bit of shock, so I decided I wasn't ready to make it official yet... Read more
One birthday, four celebrations, two cupcakes and a creme brulee
Sunday, November 27, 2011      4 comments

Two cupcakes is better than three cakes, right? My inner softie says: Absolutely, you aced this birthday bonanza My inner nazi says: Not at all, you should have been stronger, you deserve to be punished!! TWO cupcakes!! and you went o... Read more
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
All my hard work
Thursday, November 17, 2011      3 comments

This is inspired by a comment on my last blog!! emoticon It is hard work, this dieting/ healthy lifestyle/ weig... Read more
The mysterious scale
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      5 comments

emoticon I get on the scale every morning, but only write down my weight once a week - usually on a Thursday unle... 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
3 more kilograms to go.....
Sunday, November 06, 2011      2 comments

And then I've reached my goal weight. emoticon This is happening much faster than expected. Now I'm sitting her... 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
Developing habits
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
Temptation everywhere!!
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
Indian food!
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

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