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keep going with what I'm doing [BLC30 Week 2]
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      3 comments

Down 0.9lb, alcohol units 14, water 7, calorie range days 2, fitness 6, participation 7, me 7, gratitude 2 (friends and colleagues seeking me out and pleased to see me, lovely cycle ride along a river to and from work). ... Read more
keeping it simple
Sunday, January 31, 2016      9 comments

I have made plans, some of which I have shared here on SparkPeople because they are weight and fitness related. BLC30 is how I am currently taking steps toward my health plans, but it so tempting to sign up for other programmes, newsletters... Read more
what is in a glass?
Saturday, January 30, 2016      4 comments

Drinking water to lose weight [1][2] and how much water to drink [3][4] is still a controversial topic amongst researchers and health specialists. ... Read more
I just eat what I want, except when I don't [BLC30 Week 1]
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      4 comments

Down 1.1lb, alcohol units 11, water 7, calorie range days 6, fitness 5, participation 7, me 7, gratitude 1 (catching a gecko from the windowsill to put safely outside). First week of BLC30, and I have earned my first reward http://ww... Read more
little moments
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      3 comments

Yesterday, I attempted to consolidate my research, thinking, and goals so that I had a series of small steps that contribute to my primary focus for... Read more
Sunday, January 24, 2016      4 comments

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." - Marilyn Monroe I subscribe to... Read more
going for a walk
Saturday, January 23, 2016      4 comments

I have been on holiday/recreation leave for the last four weeks. What this has meant is that I haven't been cycling to work five days/week. Tha... Read more
goal setting or wishful thinking
Friday, January 22, 2016      5 comments

For the next 15 weeks I am going to focus on laughter, looking for that perfect ingredient to include in the meal I am preparing, and take time (mak... Read more
emotional resilience
Thursday, January 21, 2016      1 comments

I'm reading "The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are" by Brene Brown http://brenebro... Read more
and we're off
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      1 comments

First day of BLC30 (Biggest Loser Challenge 30). I am excited, but also feeling a little overwhelmed if not anxious. Having made my plans for the next 15 weeks - I just have to "Just Do It" as the theme of the challenge goes. But I'm s... Read more
5:2 intermittent fasting
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      1 comments

I have become complacent about tracking fitness and nutrition. The novelty of tracking has worn off as I feel I have figured it out and consequently... Read more
introducing new exercises
Monday, January 18, 2016      3 comments

To develop a new workout I am going to incorporate the "Exercise of the Day" that arrives in my email box from Spark People. If you were not aware of the hints, tips, and demonstrations that arrive in your mail box each day and would like t... Read more
Sunday, January 17, 2016      5 comments

I understand and measure in kilograms. However, the recent challenge that I have joined measures everything in pounds. It is a constant frustra... Read more
still smiling
Thursday, February 12, 2015      7 comments

Some days I'm just going through the motions. But every day, doing this - works. The day goes that much better when 'I put my smile on'. This is the end of Week... Read more
put my smile on
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

No New Year's resolutions, but I am being pro-active having had a little reflection on the year that has gone. I started last year with my first timed 5K run on New ... Read more

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