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June 2020 progress, July targets
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      1 comments

so... not the fantastic month I hoped for - life enjoys throwing curveballs doesn't it! the good bits: I. Lost. Weight. 3.6 pounds. (15 pounds total since 10th march) I lost another 1/2 inch from my waist, and another inch or 2 in total ... Read more
May 2020 progress, June targets
Monday, June 01, 2020      3 comments

I am at my lowest weight for a long long time! I completed couch to 5k weeks 3,4,5,6 in May and ran 25 mins continuously for maybe the first time ever, certainly the first time since leaving school. I lost 5 1/2 pounds in May, and one ... Read more
"dash of milk" in coffee - hiding calories?
Sunday, May 03, 2020      1 comments

Further to yesterday's blog, where i mentioned coffee with "dash of milk", I think this might be my demon. I put 200ml in the tracker for milk on cereal and my coffees during the day but I DO NOT MEASURE THIS. (I do measure and track if I pour... Read more
weight down in April lockdown
Saturday, May 02, 2020      2 comments

I was a little disappointed with my monthly weigh in. I've tracked EVERY DAY for a month. I've let fitbit give me my calorie burn for each day. It shows around 60 calories an hour while sleeping, which would be around 1350 a day with no exerc... Read more
the mathematical journey
Sunday, April 29, 2018      2 comments

instead of aiming down, i'm aiming up. I'm going to see what happens and how well I do with my mathematical approach. I want to lose about 21 pounds for August. I have 96 days. Taking the ballpark figure of 3500 calories equalling a pound, I... Read more
New Year New Efforts New Me
Monday, January 02, 2017      2 comments

I have decided this year that it's "me" I need to work on to make other things change, and not try to work on other things to make me change. I've set myself a few goals for the year, some harder and longer to reach than others, but some of... Read more
When is starting over not starting over?
Friday, May 06, 2016      1 comments

I had BIG plans for the spring. The only big thing that happened was the massive 5lb gain on the scale over the holiday weekend! I was able to ditch about 3lb, but the remaining 2 was mostly extra calories (and stored fat) and not short term s... Read more
uuurrrghhhhh need to deal with nasties
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      5 comments

so... tomorrow I need to weigh in. It's not a weigh-in day, but although my xmas day calories were not too bad... the days since then have been absolutely awful. I thought today would be the day I got back to business, but somehow my lunch came... Read more
Vain? selfish? hmmm
Sunday, July 19, 2015      1 comments

This is what I want: I want to wear small superdry clothes I want my friends to say wow! when they've not seen me for months I want to be a UK size 6 I want strangers to think "she has a nice figure" when they pass by This is wha... Read more
sat sun mon tues wed
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      1 comments

bit of a rushed week and not all good. a couple of days well over calories but mostly in range and mostly a deficit each day even if a small one so hopefully the scale will show a loss still. A couple of days with no green on fitbit. Started ... Read more
thurs and fri
Saturday, November 29, 2014      1 comments

thurs - fitbit all green but went over calories considerably. Not too bothered as I still had a calorie deficit. fri - just about broke even with calories at the high end but no green on fitbit, although close to my targets (28/30 fitness minu... Read more
Thursday, November 27, 2014      1 comments

stayed in calorie range and fitbit fired all green what I did wrong - nothing :) walked in place for a short time while I was watching a tv show to get the last 1/4 mile and calories for the fitbit targets. My intention is to walk... Read more
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      1 comments

oops tracked everything but I was way over my range. Due to unhealthy snacks bought on my way home from work after a difficult and tiring day. Fitbit lit up green on calorie burn, steps and fitness minutes but I was just short of my 5 mi... Read more
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      1 comments

monday was a good day for my weight loss efforts I stayed in calorie range and my fitbit lit up with lots of green :) what I did right - tracked food in advance and stuck to it, looked at the weather forecast in the morning and then la... Read more
sunday accountability report
Monday, November 24, 2014      1 comments

finished the day at the low end of my calorie range. Did "25 of something". No green on fitbit but when i realised i'd been inactive I spent 18 minutes walking in place while I watched the end of a tv show. what I did right: tracked ever... Read more

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