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Count the times

Thursday, April 14, 2016      2 comments

I'm very weak at the moment - I threw the towel in 3 times this week and got back again. I think as a distraction and also to see a visual graph of my struggle I'm going to count every time I am tempted by something and a. Give in and b. Fight ... Read more

Day 1 of getting back on track

Saturday, April 09, 2016      6 comments

Day 1 15 minutes of intense exercise feeling good. Eating right. Doing well. Positive. Just need to do little things consistently not big things inconsistently. The power of repetitive habit doing only small manageable chunks at a time is ... Read more

Blew everything

Friday, April 08, 2016      3 comments

2 weeks of an intensive Uni programme and 8.5 hours every day taking work calls... and a canteen full of goodies....and I'm up 3 kg Is it the end? No. I can return back to normal now. Today I'm 73.2kg - what will I be next time I c... Read more

Chugging along

Friday, March 11, 2016      4 comments

Doing more every day. Trying hard. I had a slip up yesterday. But I am back in it today. And so on and on it goes...... Read more

Doing great

Thursday, March 03, 2016      0 comments

Stopped counting the days but I am doing really well and have so far lost 2kg. Also realized a trick to make my tea sweeter without using more sugar or any sweetner. I just caramelise 1 tsp of sugar in a small pan and when it becomes liquid j... Read more

Day 2 of new super plan

Thursday, February 25, 2016      5 comments

Great day - B Stuck to my macros and got creative in the kitchen - tons of stir fry veg at lunch. Only downfall was evening snacking - but I was genuinely hungry so it's okay. 1400 kcal so still okay. Need to redeem myself today - I'm lookin... Read more

Day 1 of new super plan

Wednesday, February 24, 2016      4 comments

Day 1: Excellent day - A* Clocked in at 1300 yesterday - exercised hard as planned - no deviation no deprivation - totally satisfied with food and really enjoyed it.... Read more

Back on track - trying new things

Tuesday, February 23, 2016      3 comments

My son came up with some great ideas for weight loss - he's only 8 but he has a sweet tooth and I have to keep checks on him to make sure he doesn't overeat on sweets. He came up with a great plan to allow for indulging but still lose weight. ... Read more

Some days...greed gets me

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      0 comments

I'm having one of those days - instead of fighting it, I'm just hitting my maintenance calories today - if I deprive myself I will go overboard.... Read more

Need to be good

Monday, February 01, 2016      2 comments

Weekends can be minefields. Right? Well temptation can be derailing efforts anytime but weekends tend to be bad for me. I don't have a strategy to counter this - just need to stop buying the little oatcakes I started eating last Monday. Goo... Read more

New tastes, new experiences

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      3 comments

I think any healthy eating effort is a journey that keeps evolving as you get better at it. I'm switching up a lot of flavours and to good effect. Yesterday I decided to try these new pots we have in the supermarket - zucchini noodles - so I ... Read more

Rethinking my strategy

Saturday, January 23, 2016      2 comments

I've totally left spark for a good 2 months now. Weight has crept back slowly so I am back to starting point at 70kgs again. Not a problem. As we age our preferences do change. I need to rethink everything I know. Here's what I can't do: 1... Read more

How to Make A Minecraft Creeper Cake

Sunday, December 20, 2015      5 comments Read more

Wooooooooooooo its working!!!!

Friday, December 18, 2015      2 comments

Yay! Mindfulness and stopping in my tracks is working so well I cant believe it!!!! Balanced breakfast - check Balanced Lunch - check Light Dinner - check Evening munchies x time of month = overload on snacks But what am I doing? Catching... Read more

Minecraft Creeper Cake! Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 17, 2015      1 comments

Today is the last day of school for my 8 year old. So to start the holidays right, Im surprising him with a cool Minecraft Creeper Cake! I will be uplo... Read more

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