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Hooray for May
Monday, May 27, 2013      2 comments

As some of you who read my last blog will know, our family is doing a no junk food challenge this month and we have called it "No Maccas May". We are now close to the end of the month and none of us have had any junk food/take away food other th... Read more
No Maccas May
Friday, May 17, 2013      6 comments

My husband and I are on this journey together and have spent a lot of time looking at our triggers. Some of our triggers that we share include buying junk food when we are really stressed. I have to admit that although I am not a big fan of many... Read more
Count Down is On to Nu Yu
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      2 comments

I haven't blogged for a long time or what feels like a long time. Now the count down is on to something really exciting so I wanted to get my thoughts down on paper. On June 10 of this year I will be starting a two week residential program ... Read more
I can see the track - I just need to get back on it
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      5 comments

Sheesh what a month March was. I put on 1.6kg in March and have really struggled to get back into the swing of things. So have been feeling a bit like a failure which is really silly as I still weigh less than I did when I took up this challenge... Read more
Finding Nemo Anyone?
Thursday, February 07, 2013      7 comments

At the moment I am feeling a little like Dory, the lovely blue fish from the film Finding Nemo. At one point the hero of the tale, Marlin who is Nemo's Dad gets very disheartened and Dory in her sweet and carefree way tells him that no matter wh... Read more
WOW - I can say NO
Sunday, January 20, 2013      7 comments

I just have to share my WOO HOO moment from Saturday night. We had a very busy day with lots of friends visiting and had friends staying overnight as well. Everyone decided to get McDonalds and even though I drove to McDonalds and helped purchas... Read more
2013 is going to be the year
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      5 comments

I have been a Spark People member for a very long time. I think it is about 7 years, but I have never really succeeded. I would use it for a while start getting some good progress and then not look at it again for a long time. In 2011 I started ... Read more
Crazy stressful time
Saturday, March 10, 2012      2 comments

Hi There Spark world Sorry I have been away for so long. My business is having a 5 year audit in two days time and I am responsible for all of the prep. I also have three work trips to do in the next two months and have started a Graduate D... Read more
8 days ago...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      3 comments

8 days ago I was on track with my goals. I had lost just over 10 kilograms with Spark People, was on track for my nutrition and was even starting to exercise regularly. Even Monday's weren't a horrible prospect in general anymore. I am not ... Read more
Monday, February 06, 2012      1 comments

I hope that everyone's week has gotten off to a great start. Sometimes I struggle with Monday's but then who doesn't? It always starts early when my little boy asks "Is it a school day or a home day?". This is his first sentence every sing... Read more
Meeting my Spark Hero
Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

So tonight I had a date with someone I had never met but felt like I knew in some small way. Anna was the first person on Spark People to make me a friend and I have read most of her blogs and been inspired by her ever since. As I walked to... Read more
Scale Anxiety...
Monday, January 23, 2012      0 comments

Firstly I am sorry to anyone who has made comments on my blogs or done well in challenges in the past two weeks that I haven't responded to. I really have been feeling pretty terrible and while I have been trying to still login every day I have... Read more
SMART goal review for week ending yesterday
Sunday, January 22, 2012      2 comments

Well in the past 7 days I have gone over my calorie count twice. Both days were this weekend. However if I look at my weekly average I am still within range which is good. I had a small gain on the scales at yesterdays weigh in but I am hop... Read more
I rescued a cat which is not my usual day
Monday, January 16, 2012      4 comments

I had the strangest day today. I was working from home as everyone else was out of the office, so I diverted the phone to the mobile and worked on and off throughout the day from home. I am still feeling really sick - it has been five days now s... Read more
SMART Goals Review - Week Ending 14 January 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

I set my SMART goals at the beginning of this week and as we all know SMART goals do no good unless they are regularly reviewed and progress measured so here is the previous 7 days review. I achieved my first goal of the year which was to l... Read more

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