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Spark Motivator? Wow!
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      19 comments

You lovely people have nominated me as a motivator!! Thank you so much, the email from Sparkpeople totally made my day! I've had a huge smile on my face all day, since readin... Read more
Sunday, November 30, 2008      14 comments

We had a family gathering at my Aunt's place this weekend and at least half the party commented my slimming down, not to mention the new hair-do. I smiled and said my thank you's and felt good about the whole thing, until ... I have been w... Read more
Just something I DO
Sunday, November 23, 2008      9 comments

I'm thinking - I'm actually living the life I'm going to live now for the rest of my life. I eat healthy food. I eat treats once in a while. Some form of exercise is a daily habit. All this has turned into something I just DO. It makes me real... Read more
Friday, November 21, 2008      11 comments

That was the second thing he said to me when he noticed how dark the new hair color is in a certain light. The first thing he said was "Wow! You've cut your hair!" He thinks I look great! I uploaded some pictures in my gallery so you can all hav... Read more
Exciting day
Thursday, November 20, 2008      9 comments

I managed to get an appointment with my hair-dresser on short notice. I wanted to surprise Himself with a new Marit when he returns from his conference tomorrow. So now I'm sitting here with a new hair-do, fresh color to cover my gray strands... Read more
A "bonus" day
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      7 comments

This incurable night owl managed to get to bed at a decent hour last night and got up at 6am to eat oatmeal. Then to the gym and the treadmill before a quick shower and trip to the office! When I got to work at 9 I was purple in the face from... Read more
Great weekend!
Sunday, November 16, 2008      6 comments

Saturday we went for a looong lovely walk in the sun and did our shopping at the same time. Then we cleared away all the remaining junk and furniture and garden equipment and stuff that should be indoors from our garden. Winter and snow can come... Read more
The Three Bears (updated version)
Friday, November 14, 2008      7 comments

Just for laughs... Perhaps this is a more accurate account of the events of that fateful morning... ? Happy Friday! Baby Bear goes downstairs, sits in his small ch... Read more
The courage to start
Wednesday, November 12, 2008      9 comments

I've been surfing running programs while I've been ill and came across John "The Penguin" Bingham again. You know - he's the guy with the excellent blog in Runner's world, and the wonderful life motto: "The miracle isn't that I finished. The mir... Read more
Some virus thingy
Monday, November 10, 2008      8 comments

My doctor put me on sick leave for three days! I really hope that's enough and that I'll be well by Wednesday. My voice has disappeared and I have this itchy throat and I'm sleepy all the time. I'll be lurking here and can't wait to get mo... Read more
Sunday, November 09, 2008      6 comments

I'm back to a diet of tea, honey and ginger. Sniffle. I really thought I was over my cold after three days and went to work on Thursday. We even drove to see my in-laws on Friday, but I had a relapse on Friday night and have spent most of ... Read more
Balancing act
Thursday, November 06, 2008      5 comments

Sorry to have another blog filled with numbers but it gives me pleasure and I actually find it really interesting. I also learn a lot about my body and I think I get more awar... Read more
Strategic measurements - 6 months
Tuesday, November 04, 2008      8 comments

I'm home today sick with a cold and have spent most of the day asleep, but when I woke up I wanted to measure what I've lost so far: Weight: -22 kg (-48.5 lbs) Waist: -15 cm (-5.91") Hips: -11 cm (-4.3") Chest: -8 cm (-3.15") Tummy:... Read more
Six months
Monday, November 03, 2008      6 comments

It has been half a year since I found Spark and started thinking about how little I moved my body and how much I ate. On May 2 I sat at home surfing aimlessly and feeling pretty sorry for myself, when I came across SP and joined. I r... Read more
Winter is here!
Wednesday, October 29, 2008      9 comments

First snow today! So I decided to go to work late, and worked at home until after the morning rush hour. I heard on the radio that a whole lot of silly people were on the road without proper winter tires - it only takes a couple of those to crea... Read more

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