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Crawling back for more.....help and support that is.
Friday, September 16, 2011      4 comments

About one year ago I started changing my lifestyle towards a clean and healthy diet combined with regular exercise. I learned a lot about nutrition and training and created new healthy habits for myself. I got a lot happier and stronger and alth... Read more
1st time running a half marathon and celebrating it by commiting to writing a blog...
Saturday, July 16, 2011      1 comments

Hi everyone, it's been a while I know but I have great news regarding my running/fitness journey. I have been absent from SP a bit lately but that doesn't mean I have been lazy, eating lots of crap or have gone back to my old ways. NO, I have ju... Read more
Week 1 recap
Sunday, June 12, 2011      3 comments

Week one was a success all the way through. I am feeling great and I am enjoying working out and running again. Lets review my goals for the week and how well I did at achieving them. Goal 1; 30DS every day and 3/4k run I did much better t... Read more
Back on track after a little time off from SP
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      6 comments

Hey everyone. I hope you are all doing great and sporting the bikinis on the beach. I took a little time off from here after the hubby returned home and then we went on our holiday and the after that we had the after-holiday-blues and now realit... Read more
I'm back and changed the plan yet again
Sunday, March 27, 2011      6 comments

I took a few days off Sparkpeople as I had a very busy week and spend far too much time on this site. I felt like I needed to relax my calorie counting a bit as I was always hungry so I decided to do some intuitive eating as I am eating super ... Read more
Another week stuck on the scale....need a change of plan then....any advice for me?
Saturday, March 19, 2011      4 comments

First of all a big thanks to everyone who voted for me. I am in the lead so hopefully I'll win the lovely vintage dress. If I do I'll be sharing pictures of course. I haven't blogged on this week's weigh in as there is no change to report. Sam... Read more
Please vote for me
Thursday, March 17, 2011      14 comments

Hi Spark friends, I really need your help. I joined a Mad Men photo competition to win a gorgeous 1960s vintage dress a while back. I had totally forgotten about it as I have never won anything before. Today I realised I have made it through to ... Read more
New week, new challenge, new goals
Monday, March 14, 2011      1 comments

I am now in week 3 of my 12 week half marathon plan. Still loving the running. I must say running strategically makes such a difference already. I can see how I am improving as a runner. I am getting faster and stronger. The strength trainin... Read more
Is there such thing as a food hangover?
Sunday, March 13, 2011      10 comments

I think I might be having a little food hangover. Not like after a night out drinking but when I woe up this morning I felt a little bit groggy and tiered which I haven't felt for the past 2 weeks and my alarm goes off at 6:30 every week day. I ... Read more
Oh ice cream...you little devil!!
Saturday, March 12, 2011      2 comments

Just a little update on my last blog. Went for dinner, had lovely home made chili...probably bigger portion than necessary and then the ice dream came out. Rum-raisin and Toffee-honeycomb, I couldn't say no. Not with everyone else around me havi... Read more
Today's run, workout and making my own bagels...picture evidence.
Saturday, March 12, 2011      4 comments

Today has been an awesome day so far. I did my 10k run this morning, running 10.4k in 63min as part of my training plan and also as part of a virtual fun run for the people affected by the earthquake in Christchurch (I guess next week (12k) I co... Read more
Not much change but other major accomplishments
Friday, March 11, 2011      4 comments

It's weigh in day and I haven't got much change to report. I lost 200g, that's even less than last week. emoticon ... Read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      1 comments

Just a quick update on how I am doing this week. I am really good with my work outs this week. I did 30 min of strength circuit training yesterday and today I did my fartlek session plus running 1k warm up and 1k cool down. Tomorrow is another... Read more
This weeks goals, work outs and avoiding disaster last minute
Monday, March 07, 2011      0 comments

I didn't blog my weekly goals and exercise plan for this week yet, so here we go. Exercise: running Mon: 20 min at level 7 Tue: rest Wed: 4k fartlek (level 5-9) Thu: rest Fri: 5k (level 4) Sat: 10k Sun: rest I ran for 33 min ... Read more
Ready for some before and after (aka still work in progress) pictures?
Sunday, March 06, 2011      4 comments

I decided today that I am ready to show some before and after pictures. I have been taking them since I started running about 3 1/2 years ago. I didn't work out consistently throughout all that time but I kept at it on and off since then. I a... Read more

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