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Ahggggg no scales today
Tuesday, September 02, 2014      2 comments

Help, it is like a drug. I lay in bed this morning thinking about getting up and my first thought was 'I wonder how much I weigh'. I stuck rigidly to the diet yesterday, did 10 mins of yoga stretches, walked slowly around the shops for 20 minu... Read more
non-scales challenge
Monday, September 01, 2014      4 comments

I have been weighed this morning and I have asked my DH to hide the scales until Sunday night. Fed up of jumping on and off every morning. I am diabetic so I do have to know how much I weigh to control my insulin but honestly, not down to the ... Read more
Back to Real Life
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      5 comments

We have had our young grandsons staying with us in France for the past 3 weeks and any thoughts of dieting have gone completely out of the window. We have enjoyed ourselves going out and about. We visited a monkey colony where the monkeys ... Read more
Giving up the Drink - My Story
Sunday, June 08, 2014      10 comments

I AM WRITING THIS BECAUSE I CARE ABOUT ALL THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES WITH ALCOHOL AND ALL THOSE WHO WANT TO HAVE A LIFE FREE FROM ALCOHOL. YOU ARE ALL SO LIKE ME AND HOW I USED TO BE. PLEASE DO NOT BE OFFENDED BY ANYTHING I SAY AS I M... Read more
GOALS MET
Thursday, April 17, 2014      10 comments

On 1st January I set myself several goals which are:- lose 11lbs before 19th April for holiday - GOAL MET. Exercise 3 or 4 times every week - GOAL MET. I gave up alcohol so no alcohol allowed - GOAL MET. I don't think I have successfully... Read more
Sad tale of my sad scales
Saturday, July 20, 2013      9 comments

My bathroom scales have been playing up for quite some time. Get on them 3 times in succession and weigh 3 different weights. Having bought new ones I have to accept the weight they say I am. My daughter always says my scales were very forgiv... Read more
I'm on my way
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      9 comments

First part of this journey, 2lbs lost and 10lbs to go. 7 weeks to do it. It will be done!!!... Read more
Bye bye swimming pool
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      3 comments

Had my last swim on Saturday 13th October, a record in endurance as it was getting quite cold. Since then we have had nothing but rain and temperature has dropped from low 20's to 12 / 13 so that is it for this year. Thought about dragging out... Read more
interval training part 2
Friday, June 22, 2012      0 comments

I cannot believe it works that fast. Did 20 mins of high intensity swimming yesterday and have lost 2lbs. I was still sticking to my diet but I have been trying to lose that 2lbs for weeks. Here's to the next 2 lbs. Did 30 minutes ordinary s... Read more
increasing intensity
Thursday, June 21, 2012      1 comments

read the spark page about interval training and have decided to give it a try. After a particularly bad weekend for food, party with food saturday, pool party with nibbles and then a large sunday evening comfort meal, I have gained back the 2lb... Read more
Swimming again - yipeeeee
Saturday, May 12, 2012      1 comments

We opened our pool earlier this week - at long last as it has been a bit cold and wet here in France. Normally we are swimming by the end of April. After of couple of days of cleaning and cleaning and cleaning again it is now sparkling. I had... Read more
stuck
Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

Not lost anything for nearly 3 weeks. Have increased exercise from 45 mins aerobics to 60 mins. Now gaoing to increase from 3 times x week to 4 so not giving up. Cannot reduce calories any further. I am still movitated and have 4 weeks to l... Read more
Just lost half my wardrobe - yipee
Friday, February 24, 2012      4 comments

I Blogged the other day that I have now got into clothing 2 sizes smaller which I kept in the back of the wardrobe. Today I went about trying on everything I haven't worn for the past 5 years, since my weight gain began. Several more pairs of ... Read more
a whole new wardrobe
Saturday, February 18, 2012      9 comments

I have just slung my staple wear of jeans in the wash and found that my other 2 pairs of casual trousers are in the ironing basket. Scrabbled around in my trouser draw and pulled out a pair I havent worn for years as they were too small for my ... Read more
food tracker to the rescue
Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

I have just entered into my food tracker what I have eaten so far today and then what I was going to have for my evening meal. It is a lovely beef casserole and no problem for the diet as it is all lean meat and lots of veg. Then I decided to ... Read more

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