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Hospital hiccup
Sunday, March 15, 2015      3 comments

When I jumped on the scales after three weeks off, I expected to have put on a little. Wait... Let's go back further. When my son came home from daycare three weeks ago I was told of a gastro bug going around his room and how they had been ... Read more
Back to basics
Saturday, December 13, 2014      2 comments

It would be nice if I could blame someone or something for the weight I have gained over the past four years. Unfortunately, it was my laziness, lack of free time, and lov... Read more
School Reunion photo
Sunday, April 24, 2011      5 comments

Well I fit the dress. Yay! Photographic evidence attached of me with my 4th form (Year10) form teacher. ... Read more
The only way is up!
Thursday, March 31, 2011      2 comments

Casting my mind back to the 80's when I was but a child. Lying on my belly, playing with lego and watching my mother pump it to jazzercise leaves me with pangs of nostalgia. Obesity has sky rocketed through the nineties, the naughties and t... Read more
New haircut/colour - too blonde?
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      5 comments

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High Performance - Rowing in the same direction
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      4 comments

Imagine for a moment ten thoroughbred racehorses galloping any which way they please. Driven, quick, all winners in their own right. Now imagine the power and strength of ten thoroughbred racehorses cantering in the same direction. This is ... Read more
Beauty lies within...
Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

...my wardrobe. Hanging my washing today and opening up my wardrobe, I took a moment to peruse the splendor within. It is a guilty pleasure, with no less than twenty dresses and enough suits and heels to never wear the same thing to work in... Read more
Today I am braving a white dress...
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

White gives everything away as we girls know, so wish me luck with my tailored white dress!... Read more
World famous in New Zealand
Sunday, January 23, 2011      3 comments

Last night a friend who works in radio asked me for a favour. He asked me to come on air and talk to people about how I did it (lost weight, started exercising and quit smoking). It was pretty awesome and I really hope that we helped some p... Read more
So little time...
Saturday, January 15, 2011      4 comments

Right now I wish I could create a Nixxxi duplication machine. As I sit on spark tracking my food for the day I am thinking about the things I am NOT doing (but should be). I am a NOT: * reading the 7 chapters and 4 papers for Operations a... Read more
This post may cause some anger but...
Sunday, January 09, 2011      3 comments

... this isn't hard. I am eating well again, sticking to my calorie allowance, making health choices when at restaurants, cafes and when ordering fast food. I forgot how easy this was and how little I am missing. I LIKE the healthy food. ... Read more
The damage... photographic evidence - You be the judge.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      10 comments

Well, now you can see the photographic proof of Nixxxi at the top end of her "my clothes fit me" scale. Is it that bad? I will let you be the judge.... Read more
Control of the kitchen regained: Food 0, Nixxxi 1
Thursday, January 06, 2011      3 comments

Muffin tops. Not the good tasty kind, where you get all the fun and only half the calories. I am talking about the effect of a little extra fat, spilling over ever tightening trousers. So... a lot of my clothes don't fit right now. I mean I can ... Read more
Help! My Mother is making me fat!
Thursday, December 30, 2010      5 comments

We wonder why our relationship with food is so delicate... Well I have an answer - our MOTHERS! It is the massive portion sizes with no regard for caloric content? The insistence that food fixes emotional problems? The fact that mothers cause em... Read more
Update: Career 2010
Sunday, July 04, 2010      0 comments

Well, the new job is going well, have been able to do some great things in a company that really allows me to stretch and try new things. My new website launches next week and ad campaign the week after, so I am super excited to see the results.... Read more

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