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hanging in there
Friday, May 31, 2013      5 comments

I really have had to rely on my mantra "Just Keep Going" this week. My casual work that I enjoy very much, finished last week. In addition, I had to stop running due... Read more
fun or easier
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

Today's challenge was to list the things that are more fun or easier now that I'm healthier. I had to think about this, as it is not as if I have attempted to do thi... Read more
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Sunday, May 26, 2013      4 comments

Down 300g (not much, but I can feel it more in how my clothes fit) Alcohol units 14, calorie range days 4, gratitude 2 (that I have the opportunity and access to a good podiatrist, letting my mind go free while quietly gardening). Huge dis... Read more
the week before
Thursday, May 23, 2013      2 comments

Up 100g (which is neither here nor there) Alcohol units 12, calorie range days 5, gratitude 3 (the opportunity to meet new people, feel welcome at the new run club I have... Read more
15 months
Sunday, May 12, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday, was my 15 month anniversary with SparkPeople. Over the last three months I have lost a further 1kg - the reason why I have joined the Tortoises Unite! - Losing Weight Slowly! team ... Read more
I'm a runner!
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      5 comments

Tonight, I attended my first Walk2Run session with the local Run Club. The total distance that we ran was 1.5k! I can run. ... Read more
give or take 5%
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      2 comments

"... based on current research, the definition of successful long-term weight loss is being able to maintain a weight loss of 5% of your starting body weight for more than a year." from theconversation.com/you-
dont-have-to-be-the-bigg... Read more
one step in front of the other
Sunday, May 05, 2013      5 comments

Lost 900g (back to my plateau/maintenance weight). Alcohol units 12 (two down from last week), calorie range days 4, gratitude 1 (having a nice path to cycle to work alon... Read more
with aplomb
Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

Gained 600g. Alcohol units 14, calorie range days 1, gratitude 2 (being able to ride my bike to and from work, challenging my body in new ways). This week I indulge... Read more
I'm more than my body
Thursday, April 25, 2013      5 comments

Colleen Clark's comic about body image gave me pause for thought. Comic colleenclarkart.tumblr.c
ebodyissues H... Read more
Saturday, April 20, 2013      3 comments

Lost 300g. (back to the weight I seem to be stuck at), alcohol units 12 (surprising it is not more considering the week I've had), calorie range days 2, gratitude 3 (spending time with my Mam, others showing concern for my wellbeing, recognition... Read more
the week that was
Sunday, April 14, 2013      2 comments

Gained 100g. (Need to review trackers, as this is the third 100g over as many weeks), alcohol units 14 (It's too easy to have one with dinner and one after), calorie range days 2, gratitude 3 (casual teaching/demonstrating work which I love, rid... Read more
don't feel like doing anything
Sunday, April 07, 2013      8 comments

This has gone on for a little while now, that is, I don't feel like doing anything. On the whole, I'm just going through the motions. I have a list of to-dos as long... Read more
Monday, April 01, 2013      5 comments

This weekend is a long weekend, with Friday and Monday being public holidays. It is being spent catching up with friends and family. I don't have to do anything; "Have the weekend off, just turn up." people have said. So my expectation was that ... Read more
being challenged daily
Monday, March 25, 2013      2 comments

I'm up to day 15 of SparkCoach's Consistency & Motivation program. The daily challenges for the last six days have included: Day 10 - Practise best posture I do try to correct my posture throughout the day, while sitting, standing, and... Read more

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