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Feeling good
Monday, April 09, 2012      4 comments

Well the Easter weekend is pretty much over and feel I got through it without too much eating trauma. Biggest downfall was the birthday party on Saturday, large buffet, delicious desserts and no driving to prevent the drinking. However it was a ... Read more
Lessons of the week
Friday, April 06, 2012      4 comments

I have succeeded in tracking my food from Monday to Friday so I'm feeling very pleased with myself today. Especially so since I will complete my 100 Day Exercise Challenge on Sunday too. Looking back over the week I have noticed how my choices... Read more
April ambitions
Sunday, April 01, 2012      5 comments

I have just realised that I did not log in yesterday thus breaking my streak. So today being the first of the month seems like a good time to take stock and make some goals for the coming months. On the fitness front I'm doing okay, daily dog wa... Read more
Riverside Run
Monday, March 05, 2012      4 comments

Usually my runs all start from home. If I go north it means an uphill finish, frankly some days I really can't bear the thought of that. If I go south it means running along main roads and enduring the traffic noise. mostly that doesn't bother m... Read more
Monday, January 09, 2012      7 comments

Not a bad start to the year with exercise but I really need to make some changes to my eating habits. My good intentions do not make it through to the end of the day. Still some Christmas goodies in the house tempting me. However college is bac... Read more
Ready for 2012
Friday, December 30, 2011      7 comments

Updated my Spark page, set my fitness goal at 20,000 minutes. emoticon Started drinking water more regularly. ... Read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      7 comments

What a beautiful day here in NE England. Bright blue skies, warm sunshine and a gorgeous array of autumn colours. Watching the high level aircraft head north to cross the Atlantic, it is one of the few days I don't wish I was on one. If you are ... Read more
Day 48/100 - Struggling through
Sunday, October 09, 2011      6 comments

Had a really tough week up to today. Lots of emotional strain meaning I lost a bit of sleep. Then on Thursday I developed a sore/stiff neck. Not sure what happened either lifting bags of garden rubbish or too much iPad! It's worse in the morning... Read more
Day 32/100
Friday, September 23, 2011      9 comments

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." Mahatma Gandhi. I like feeling my physical strength. I can do things that always used to be called "mans work", I like to be active and independent. But ... Read more
Day 25/100 One quarter done.
Friday, September 16, 2011      6 comments

I can't believe how quickly 25 days has passed. It's feeling great to be motivated to exercise every day, even though, I have not lost one pound...can you believe it! ... Read more
Day 18/100 NSV
Friday, September 09, 2011      5 comments

For longer than I care to admit, I have not been using the food tracker. I either start with breakfast and get no further or I just avoid it completely. I know this is a mistake because when I first joined here I used it all the time and it made... Read more
Day 13/100. 10K Race
Sunday, September 04, 2011      10 comments

The day started with ideal weather conditions for running, cool and overcast. By the time we reached the venue the sun was breaking through and it was rather warm. Being a... Read more
Day 11/100 No scale movement
Friday, September 02, 2011      7 comments

I decided instead of getting weighed each week I will get weighed on every tenth day of my 100 day challenge. ... Read more
Day 5/100. What happened to the "girls"
Saturday, August 27, 2011      9 comments

I have noticed that since I have been running more regularly my bras don't fit so well. In actual fact what I mean is there is no longer enough to fill the bra! Today I went shopping for some new stuff and had to buy A cup. Goodness knows what I... Read more
Day 3/100
Thursday, August 25, 2011      5 comments

I have been pleased with my eating today, finding it quite easy to say no to the ice cream and the cookies I'm being offered. I'm aware though that it's always easy at the beginning and I must remember this determination as the days progress. ... Read more

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