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salad days
Sunday, June 16, 2013      5 comments

"These are my salad days, slowly being eaten away." --- "Gold", Spandau Ballet Eat a healthy salad is the challenge today. My usual salads are probably not 100 ... Read more
day one and a pep talk
Saturday, June 15, 2013      6 comments

Up 300g (probably due to the sugar hit from a packet of The Natural Food Company Snakes), alcohol units 0 (alcohol and antibiotics are not a good combination), calorie ra... Read more
50 pushups and feeling good
Friday, June 14, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday's challenge was to do 50 pushups. Not all at once I might add, but throughout the day. There was no way I was going to be face down for any sort of pushup, ... Read more
bathroom ballerina
Thursday, June 13, 2013      9 comments

To include more activity into my day, I have become the bathroom ballerina. While getting dried after a shower, I have been walking on my heels and then on my toes,... Read more
mobile watering
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      2 comments

"It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop." is particularly pertinent at the moment, while I manage the symptoms of sinusitis. I'm unable to exercis... Read more
don't like the numbers on the scale ?
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      8 comments

If you don't like the numbers on the scale, consider the Yay! You Yay! Scale (TM) available in silver and fluffy pink from VoluptuArt. ... Read more
exercise without equipment
Monday, June 10, 2013      8 comments

My favourite exercises that don't require any equipment is planks, push ups, and roll ups. The reason why they are current favourites is because I cannot do them well enough or sufficient repetitions to be able to confidently say I can do them ... Read more
visual weight loss
Sunday, June 09, 2013      4 comments

Down 500g, alcohol units 2 (alcohol and antibiotics are not a good combination), calorie range days 6 (been trying new recipes), gratitude 3 (access to good health care, partner that looks after me when I'm not well, nice clean sheets to sleep i... Read more
counting steps
Saturday, June 08, 2013      4 comments

I was encouraged to find the pedometer I got ages ago. I got it when I was interested in counting steps without knowing that it was thousands of steps that I should be aiming for. Well, I found the pedometer, but of course it needs a new ba... Read more
before or after
Friday, June 07, 2013      6 comments

I don't usually eat before exercise, but I try to ensure that I have regularly drank water, and had meals and snacks throughout the day. SparkPeople has discussed ea... Read more
try something new
Friday, June 07, 2013      1 comments

When I next workout I will try something new. Not sure when my next workout will be such that I will be up to trying something new, having come back from the doctors ... Read more
sans music or distractions
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      1 comments

The challenge today was to workout without music or distractions. The only time I exercise to music is when I put the CD player on to try and clean throughout the house i... Read more
heartbeat
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      1 comments

The challenge today is to monitor my heart rate. I read up on target heart rates by reading: Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity http://www.sparkpeople.c... Read more
stash your snacks
Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

The challenge today was to stash snacks at work, in the car, handbag, and gym bag. The idea being that if plans go awry, there is a healthy portioned snack to grab on the... Read more
s t r e t c h
Saturday, June 01, 2013      3 comments

Down 300g (hoping it is not dehydration because I have a cold), Alcohol units 14 (due to the green ginger wine which I find is good for colds with sore throats), calorie r... Read more

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