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more daily challenges
Monday, March 18, 2013      5 comments

I'm into the ninth day of SparkCoach's Consistency & Motivation program. I'm enjoying it very much as the daily challenges have been something I can attempt or do, and on a daily basis. When I first started the SparkCoach program, I thought... Read more
daily challenges
Thursday, March 14, 2013      3 comments

The SparkCoach Program presents a daily challenge, which I have been following offline until now. Day 2 - Find three extra ways to move 1. I work on the second floor of the building. I have been printing to the ground floor printer. To... Read more
improving my mind
Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

I didn't sleep very well last night. I lost count how many times I woke up. During one of my awake periods, I listened to the radio, a programme called New Dimensions on Radio National (Australia). ... Read more
plateau busting or maintaining
Monday, March 11, 2013      3 comments

Today I completed the SparkCoach Plateau Busting Program. I'm not sure if I would say that I plateaued, more that I lost the initial 5kg, and wanted to maintain that loss. And I did. But now I want to lose a further 5kg, and maintain that l... Read more
plan C
Sunday, March 03, 2013      3 comments

I need to fine tune my weekly goals, so onto plan C. emoticon Eating at the low end of my calorie range by eat... Read more
plan B
Friday, February 15, 2013      2 comments

Last week I found that I could not implement Plan A*, so onto Plan B. Admittedly I have had a few challenges this week; partner coming off his bike and fracturing his... Read more
plan A
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      1 comments

My three month plan is to lose 5kg, and to help with that I am making weekly plans. This week it would be nice to achieve: 1 - Eat at the low end of my calorie range. 2 - Minimise calorie dense drinks. 3 - Ride my bike to work Wed... Read more
I've gained more than I have lost
Monday, February 11, 2013      2 comments

Today is my one year anniversary with SparkPeople, and over the last 12 months I have gained more than I have lost. I am happy with my progress of losing and maintai... Read more
saving up gratitude and rewards
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      3 comments

My gratitude piggy bank idea has grown. Having sorted out the budget, the fees that I used to pay to Curves and the money that we would have spent on alcohol are ava... Read more
Sunday, February 03, 2013      3 comments

This week I joined the Progress, Not Perfection team challenge to "Form a healthy habit". I initially thought to use an existing streak, i.e. not to drink calorific dr... Read more
hiding 100 calories
Friday, February 01, 2013      6 comments

emoticon I found 100 calories today. They were hiding in my breakfast cereal. ... Read more
coffee eclair
Monday, January 28, 2013      3 comments

A third of my calories today was given over to a coffee eclair at morning tea. My partner went out for an early morning ride, and brought home 'a treat' to have wit... Read more
on holiday with SparkPeople
Sunday, January 27, 2013      4 comments

Last week we went to Margaret River to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. ... Read more
all or nothing
Monday, January 21, 2013      4 comments

I was prompted today to blog about the last time I was victim to an "all or nothing" attitude to food or fitness. The truth is, I can't remember the last time it was "all or nothing" about food. ... Read more
giving up on ordinary
Sunday, January 06, 2013      2 comments

Giving Up On Ordinary is the title of a book by Isla Dewar which I read many years ago [0]. You can read many of the chapters as an ebook on Google [1]. "When Megs be... Read more

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