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An Aussie long weekend
Saturday, January 27, 2018      3 comments

So in Australia, we have Australia day a day of celebrating the first fleet. I also became an Australian citizen on Australia Day in 1995, that was very memorable. Anyway, usually I would stay home, but this year I went with my daughter ... Read more
Proving I can do this
Sunday, January 21, 2018      7 comments

Going into 2018 I find myself on my own, my daughter has moved out, picking the last of her things up as well as the dog and going off to her new house with her boyfriend. I find myself in a big house with just me and my dog. It does mean... Read more
Sunday, December 31, 2017      1 comments

The definition of a resolution is to make a firm decision to do something or not to do something, it does not have a time limit on it so therefore there is no beginning and no end, whereas a GOAL is an idea of the future or desired result that w... Read more
A week off work
Monday, December 25, 2017      4 comments

Work finished up at 12pm on Friday, it was like a mad rush to reach the elevators, but it was probably the one day in the year where the office closes and people finish at the same time. So here I am on Boxing Day contemplating my next mov... Read more
Christmas Eve - a day with my family
Saturday, December 23, 2017      2 comments

Christmas Eve is not only about family but also about my mum, as it is her birthday, and I wish that I could spend it with her. She is in a nursing home, a long way from my place, and having made plans to visit her at the end of November and tha... Read more
Another year older
Saturday, December 09, 2017      12 comments

It is my birthday today and I decided to weigh myself and start my birthday as a new year, and a reason to create a new resolution. My current weight is 93.5kg (205.7 Ibs). I would like to weight 10kgs lighter by my next birthday, so my resolut... Read more
My Summer Holiday
Saturday, December 02, 2017      1 comments

My holiday to the Gold Coast, Australia has been great. The view from the hotel room is amazing, a lovely view of the ocean. Daily walks along the b... Read more
Three days and counting down
Thursday, November 23, 2017      2 comments

This year has gone so fast. I am off on holiday on Monday, so today is my last day at work. And yesterday I had an interview for a job at the new Australian Taxation Office at Gosford, the office is right on the waterfront, a two hour trip from ... Read more
Kicking myself
Sunday, November 05, 2017      4 comments

I am doing a terrible job of losing weight letting things get in the way of my goals. Making excuses for my slip-ups. Making excuses for making bad choices. I am so good at making my morning walk a priority I wish I could do that with other are... Read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017      6 comments

I have been on this dieting roller coaster for years, my weight is going up and down, my clothes are fitting better and I know that I have lost weight, but it is in the areas that I don't need to lose weight, such as my bust and bum. I would re... Read more
Thursday, August 31, 2017      5 comments

Here is Australia it is the first day of spring, so like every year, I wish to get serious, but getting serious is so much effort. I guess I should be looking at the bigger picture and realise that putting effort into my new trim body is the on... Read more
Another month done and dusted.
Monday, July 31, 2017      7 comments

For the month of July my step tally was 497886 a all time high, I don't think I have ever reached that amount of steps within a month. Don't know how I did it, just kept moving I guess. I wish the amount of steps achieved would equate to kilos... Read more
so far so good
Thursday, July 27, 2017      9 comments

Its been four days without chocolate. emoticon . And today I thought about chocolate a few times and managed to ... Read more
Replacing a bad habit with a healthy one
Monday, July 24, 2017      7 comments

It is almost Spring here, so time to rethink my strategy again, and go in harder to achieve the maximum results. I found myself again putting on weight and this will not do, I don't want another summer of feeling hot, sweaty and uncomfortable be... Read more
Off to an interview
Thursday, June 08, 2017      7 comments

All dressed up in my corporate attire for yet another interview for a APS3 debt officer and the Australian Taxation Office, where I already work on a tem... Read more

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