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Absent but returning - Doing it hard with the DVT

Sunday, August 18, 2013      8 comments

I have been doing it hard with this DVT. No exercise and feeling a tad sorry for myself. Anyway I bit the bullet and tried cycling to work on Friday - Did it really hard about 4km s into the ride I felt like I was nearing the end of a 100k rid... Read more

1st Goal - Done

Monday, July 22, 2013      5 comments

Goal 1 = 13 kilos - that puts me at below 100 kilos - around 01/07 - Done 23/07 - a bit late - but had some issues along the way. Today - 14 kilo's down. With this DVT it is even more important that I lose weight. So no exercise but... Read more

DVT - Leg pain explained

Friday, July 19, 2013      6 comments

I have been having reoccuring leg issues - Always same leg. Finally I have an answer - I have Deep Vein Thrombosis behind my knee and for a couple of inches above and below are others - or same - not really sure. So I am now being tre... Read more

Down another lb - 700grams to my first goal

Thursday, July 11, 2013      5 comments

So close.... Anyway I have to focus, my BFF is getting married on the 29th September and I want to look good for that. I want to fit the skirt that I am wearing in my photo on my page and I might just buy a new top, and shoes. Actually I w... Read more

Absent - but returning

Monday, July 08, 2013      5 comments

Life just seemed to get in the way. Family and friend trials and tribulations. Anyway - I have been maintaining the lifestyle - Just But as for entering into Sparks - Just not. I definitely notice the difference - It is the d... Read more

Down a 1 lb

Friday, June 21, 2013      8 comments

I got what you deserved - possibly with a little luck My week has been so-so diet wise. Pot luck dinner was divine. I ended up making a crepe layer cake with Hazelnut praline and coffee creme. Not the lo-cal version ( not that I thin... Read more

Week so far

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      4 comments

Back exercising - Fantastic Got flat tyre on my bike - cycling to work - Not Fantastic Got rescued by my man - Fantastic My man got tyre and tube sorted so I could bike home after work - Fantastic Daughter had teacher pupil interviews - ... Read more

What a difference a week makes

Friday, June 14, 2013      4 comments

Woohoo - 6 hill crossings, 2lbs down, no pain, pot luck dinner tonight, meeting with my friends, talk some rubbish and the All Blacks are playing France Tonight. What an awesome day. Fantastic start - those scales have the ability to make ... Read more

Better weekend

Saturday, June 08, 2013      5 comments

I have been for two bike rides and I feel so much better. Had to take a pain killer each time but it is worth it. Had a nice interaction with my son - I am still only a taxi and a bank but it is contact. Daughter has Canoe Polo soon so wil... Read more

Down 2 pound - Body has been kind to me

Friday, June 07, 2013      8 comments

Bad week - ZERO exercise, down 2 Lbs - go figure. Do we see instant results or will I pay for my lack of exercise in a week or two? Anyway went to doctor - Supposedly have stressed foot due to all leg injuries and also somewhat flat footed -... Read more

Sick of being sorry for myself - Off to Doctor hopefully a correct diagnosis!

Wednesday, June 05, 2013      4 comments

Thanks for all the kind wishes and wake up calls. 8:30 appointment with the Doc. Not really expecting too much. Doctor once hospitalised me to have DVT when I had a torn calf. Doctor once told me I had sunstroke - I had Typhoid Doctor... Read more

Feeling sorry for myself

Monday, June 03, 2013      9 comments

My foot is so sore - My leg and foot have been sore for almost a month now. However now it is in my foot which takes all the pressure. I had chilblains last year and this feels much the same except in the foot itself and not the toes. I am ... Read more

My first lemons

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      10 comments

My lemon tree has provided my first Lemons and I noticed my orange tree also has a couple of lovely looking fruit. I lead a sad life getting excited about the fruit on my trees - but I must confess I find great joy in going to my garden an... Read more

Psyllium husk - great if struggling with fiber

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      6 comments

Just remembered this - can sprinkle in a smoothie or add to a soup . Psyllium husk - great if struggling with fiber Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1 tbsp (18.0 g) Amount Per Serving Calories 45 Dietary Fiber 13.5g 54%... Read more

Someone NOTICED!! Woo Hoo

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      7 comments

I had a work colleague say - It 's just registered that you have lost a lot of weight. I saw you walking and you look a lot slimmer. We had a chat and she said what an inspiration. Man that feels good. 22 pounds / 10 kilos before someo... Read more


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