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Day 2: 21 Day Sugar Challenge - Find a friend
Saturday, September 10, 2016      4 comments

Everything is easier when you have a friend to share the journey, including giving up sugar. Unfortunately I don't have anyone willing to travel this road with me. That's fair enough, I'm lucky I have a lot of support from my family and fri... Read more
Day 2: 21 Day Sugar Challenge - Pinpoint your problems
Friday, September 09, 2016      4 comments

Day 2 is all about finding out when and where your sugar cravings occur. Few of us will be craving sugar ALL day, most of us find our cravings only tend to become a problem at certain times of the day or when we are feeling a certain way. My t... Read more
Day 1: 21 Day Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      3 comments

For the next three weeks I am going to try and tame my sugar cravings by doing the SP Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. Day 1 is all about finding out just how much a part of your life sugar is. I don't feel like I have a problem with sugar... Read more
First day of spring
Thursday, March 19, 2015      4 comments

Today is the first proper day of spring and is very welcome after a cold, dark winter. Its also a bit scary as its a sign of a summer to come ... Read more
Thank you
Monday, March 02, 2015      3 comments

Just a very quick emoticon to everyone who gave me words of support on my depression post. Today I am feeling a l... Read more
Weight Watchers Update - 28 Feb 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015      3 comments

Weekly weigh in time. It was an up and down week so I was nervous but it went well: Weight loss this week: - 1lb Total loss to date: -9lbs Current Weight: 12stone 8lbs (176lbs) Total percentage weight loss to date: - 4.86% B... Read more
Hello Darkness My Old Friend
Thursday, February 26, 2015      8 comments

As posted in a blog way way back I suffer from depression. I've had it on and off since 2008, my lowest point was 2009, I spent most of that year in bed crying. ... Read more
Oh dear, neglected blog
Saturday, February 21, 2015      5 comments

I can't believe I haven't updated this thing since back in November emoticon Time is a funny old thing, it just run... Read more
Parkrun - the result
Monday, November 17, 2014      4 comments

Finally got my email today to tell me that I ran/walked my first 5k in 45 mins 53 secs. Not a great time but a start and something official to work on. I know its going to be a while before I can do the route in less than 30 mins but that ... Read more
My first Parkrun
Saturday, November 15, 2014      4 comments

Super excited this morning. I am finally going on my first ever Parkrun. emoticon Parkrun is a free, timed... Read more
To enter or not to enter
Tuesday, October 28, 2014      4 comments

So earlier this year I ran my second half marathon. It was horrendous emoticon I got through it but boy was it har... Read more
Friday, May 02, 2014      2 comments

My goals for this round of BLC are pretty much the same as always - lose weight!!!! Beyond that I want to have a better diet, I don't see the point in being slim if my body is still unhealthy. As a runner I need to fuel my body so my secon... Read more
Day 9: Here's what I want
Friday, April 25, 2014      6 comments

Day 9 and I'm still working out what other people can do to help and support me on this amazing journey. Sometimes I don't even know what I want from other people myself so I have to try and work out how to communicate to my nearest and dearest... Read more
Day 8: Help me please
Thursday, April 24, 2014      6 comments

Day 8 is all about identifying what other people can do - and not do - to help on the weight loss journey. I am very lucky to have a lot of support, my family and most of my friends are great. I need people to ask me how I am doing, I need... Read more
Day 7: I Can Do It!!!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      7 comments

Like most dieters I have a terrible habit of talking myself down and telling myself that I can't be one of those people who manages to lose weight and keep it off. Its understandable in a way, after all how many of us are yo-yo dieters, lo... Read more

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