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Oct 2016: Back Sparking: Week 1 review and Week 2 goals
Sunday, October 16, 2016      5 comments

Getting back on the "Sparking wagon" was not as difficult as I had expected. Weighing and logging everything is not difficult, although I am cooking se... Read more
Plant Strong! January Week 3 done!
Sunday, January 22, 2012      3 comments

This way of eating is becoming easier and easier...and my pants are becoming looser too...YAY!!! I haven't weighed myself in a long time (July I think, and I have no intention of weighing myself until I fit into my size 10s again) so I'm not ... Read more
Plant Strong! January Week 2 survived!
Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

Phew - what a hectic week I had! Both my boys started a new school year - my youngest started Grade 1! All very physically and emotionally draining, but I managed to get through it! I am happy to say I kept it together with my diet (actually "... Read more
Plant Strong!!!!January Week 1 done and dusted!
Sunday, January 08, 2012      3 comments

Well, what can I say.....this must be the most pleasant "diet" ever!!!! I plan on making this my permanent way of eating and so far I am totally love it! Why I like it so much: No tracking - calorie counting required Eat when hungry... Read more
The Solution to "The Fat Trap"
Monday, January 02, 2012      1 comments

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Weekly Progress Report May Week 3: May 14 - 21
Sunday, May 22, 2011      5 comments

Weekly Progress Report May Week 3: May 14 - 21 Sunday weigh in: 800g down! Total weight lost since 1 May: 3.5 kg (7.7 pounds – sounds better in pounds doesn’t it! LOL!) Past week’s exercise: Uploaded Polar data (for Discovery poi... Read more
Weekly Progress Report - May Week 2, 7 - 14
Sunday, May 15, 2011      5 comments

I've decide to do a "weekly progress report" to help myself stay on track, and to remind myself to do certain things. For the next 3-4 months I want to stay on track to reach my goal weight (hopefully in time for my birthday). Weekly Pro... Read more
Foot injury - stress fracture or soft tissue????
Thursday, February 10, 2011      9 comments

Last week all of a sudden, out of the blue, I had a terrible pain in the top of my right foot. It got progressively worse and I could hardly walk. The next day I saw my family doc (mistake!) and she was not very helpful (not having a clue abo... Read more
Meeting another Sparkperson "on the run"....LOL!
Monday, January 17, 2011      6 comments

See a photo of me on MERALO's blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=3932446 (10ks heavier than last year - can't even fit into my club vest properly hence the T-shirt - anyway so glad... Read more
SA floods - photos
Monday, January 17, 2011      9 comments

We were told to brace ourselves for more heavy rain this weekend. Well, the rain finally arrived last night - it poured the whole night with disastrous consequences, including the death of a rescuer this morning. The death toll before l... Read more
Bart Yasso on Comrades (especially for RUNROW :) )
Friday, June 25, 2010      4 comments

From this week's Comrades Marathon newsletter: 'BART YASSO - A RUNNING LEGEND Bart Yasso is the Editor at large for USA Runners World, and is a USA Running Legend and the world over. Bart has run marathons, and ultra marathons on every co... Read more
Comrades Marathon 2010!!!!! I DID IT!
Friday, June 25, 2010      9 comments

Here's a link to my race videos : media.comrades.com/myspo
rts/index.asp?r=59653 You'll get a feeling of the wonderful atmosphere en route. Very difficult to see me - I think I only spotted myself on one of them - w... Read more
Cradle of Humankind Half Marathon - 27 April
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      9 comments

Another run in the rain – Cradle of Humankind Half Marathon – 27th April After a very soggy sodden and FREEZINGLY cold weekend here in the province of Gauteng, the rain continued and just kept on falling… Yesterday was a public holiday he... Read more
Mazda Zoom-Zoom 15K : 7th place for me!
Sunday, April 25, 2010      7 comments

How to be placed in the top ten and achieve silver at a road race: Heehee - very easy……just pitch and run in the most inclement weather! Well Sparkfriends, yesterday I had another brilliant running adventure…. Gloomy bad weather had ... Read more
Om-die-Dam Ultra Marathon - 20 March
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      13 comments

I had a bad week last week…my computer started giving me trouble (it’s not seeing my modem) and I spent most of the week unsuccessfully trying to sort out the problem. Luckily we have an old laptop which I am now using although it’s very slow. ... Read more

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