RUBYREDIVY1
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Mindset, Sabotage and disbelief
Monday, January 16, 2017      5 comments

I'm very proud of myself. I try my hand at any diet, and I can stick to it for a while and lose weight. Only to then change my mindset, st... Read more
Tracking Everything
Friday, December 16, 2016      6 comments

I just realised that aside from tracking calories and exercise on the trackers on spark people - it would be a more motivating idea to also track it... Read more
A New Dawn
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      5 comments

It's a new dawn for me. So much has changed this month - so much has never changed even in the last 5 years. It's all new to me, and I'm g... Read more
Food Addiction
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      4 comments

It's real. And I think I might have it. According to an article in sparkpeople the first thing is to write down truthfully what sends me into binge mode and not have those foods anymore as they are triggering this behaviour and can't be eaten ... Read more
Started going to gym!
Thursday, December 08, 2016      1 comments

I've left my exercise bike at walking sessions behind and joined a nearby gym full time. Just did 2 hours per day for the last 3 days now... never imagined it would be this much fun. I always thought it would be bothersome and tiring but actua... Read more
The Power of Streaking!
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      6 comments

Well... not that kind of streaking! So I've figured out I was getting complacent in my calorie counting and eating more than I thought I was - ... Read more
Illusion
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      3 comments

When you eat the same sort of menu all the time it's easy to let a couple of extra mouthfuls delude you that you're eating a similar amount of calor... Read more
Day 1 and off to a good start
Sunday, October 30, 2016      0 comments

Virtuous cycles and vicious cycles. I can get into vicious cycles sometimes and it's hard getting out... I noticed that this starts with holidays. Never quite get back on track. A vicious cycle starts. I'm am starting a virtuous cycle toda... Read more
Mindfulness
Monday, October 24, 2016      2 comments

Going to try mindfulness from now on. 1. Spot habit trigger 2. Be mindful and curious of it 3. Let it go with joy It's not a big uncontrollable impulse. It's a series of small discomforts that pass. I will give it a try.... Read more
Seeing the bright side
Monday, October 24, 2016      1 comments

I haven't been able to get back into the rhythm of weight loss. ..food wise nor exercise wise....but thankfully I haven't gained any significant weight. I'm still at 72kg and haven't gone up from there so I consider myself very lucky. I'm goin... Read more
Slipping
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      6 comments

What is it with the reset button to disaster that I like to come back to again and again? I've been on a loss trajectory for quite a while now...one holiday and only 1 cheat day and it's a struggle to get back into the rhythm. A whole week h... Read more
New Normal and Holiday Strategy
Saturday, September 10, 2016      2 comments

The new normal daily calorie count is feeling acceptable and comfortable. Holidays need to be sorted. 2000kcal allowance for holiday days and minimum 30 min exercise. See how it goes.... Read more
Are Headaches usual?
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      2 comments

Since 2 days I've been getting strange headaches - lack of focus, concentration and lethargy. Wondering if this has anything to do with losing weight in general? I eat healthy - plenty of protein, carbs, vegetables and even some fats too - all... Read more
5kg lost !
Sunday, September 04, 2016      7 comments

Incredible feeling. Weeks of no progress! But then... it started coming off bit by bit . Today I am 69.9kg as opposed to 75kg I'm so relieved. Just need to keep focused.... Read more
Rhythm
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      6 comments

I've realised that once we get into a rhythm of eating less and avoid sugar/sweet things you really do get used to it. I noticed today that I was craving chocolate because it was that time of the month for me...I didn't have any so I made... Read more

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