CAMAEL100's Blogs

Every day this week............
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      9 comments

I have said I will 'start again' tomorrow! We all know what that means!! TOMORROW NEVER COMES!!! Time to get my act together TODAY!... Read more
Paddy, Not Patty!
Friday, March 08, 2013      12 comments

It has started already!!!! Each and every year millions of Irish, Irish-ish and amateur alcoholics are needlessly distracted from their Holy Tradition of drinking themselves into a stupor in the name of Saint Patrick. The source of thi... Read more
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      6 comments

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life....... I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-ston... Read more
The Diet Mentality
Saturday, February 16, 2013      10 comments

I am a little confused about all I am reading about the ditching of the diet mentality and how restricting calories can lead to binging. Now I know from experience that feeling deprived can lead to binging after a week of dieting. But, what... Read more
What to Expect if You Marry an Irish Woman!
Sunday, February 10, 2013      10 comments

The first man married a woman from Italy. He told her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day, he came home to see a clean house and dishes washed and put away. The second man married... Read more
Goal weight – who do I need to convince.
Friday, February 01, 2013      13 comments

A goal weight is hard to define. At 145lbs, 2lbs from now, I will be in the healthy BMI range. So I should be happy there – right? But I have been down to 143lbs but didn’t stay there? Why? Because I was not happy with my body! I knew that ... Read more
Reflections on where I am and where I want to be!
Sunday, January 27, 2013      8 comments

I am just jotting down some ideas on how I expect my life to change for the better when I get to my goals: I will be running a 5k in less than 30 mins. I will be aiming for a 10k I will be running in local 5k runs without caring ... Read more
I nearly didn’t do it!
Saturday, May 12, 2012      9 comments

I had lots of excuses – and very good ones as well – not the usual, I just don’t feel like it, it is too cold or it is raining! I have to exercise around my kids schedule. So when they have activities I can do my 5k training. Saturday’... Read more
What happened??
Monday, April 23, 2012      6 comments

Friday was fantastic - I was really doing well. I was already down two pounds for the week though my weigh in was not until Monday. I only had to maintain for the weekend, and I had planned lots of exercise for the weekend which would surely mak... Read more
Motivational Quote
Thursday, April 19, 2012      2 comments

"Simple kindness to one's self and all that lives is the most powerful transformational force of all." — Dr. David Hawkins: is a psychiatrist, physician, researcher, and pioneer in the fields of consciousness research and spirituality ... Read more
What is different this time?
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      4 comments

I suppose I am not the only one when I say that the one fear we have when we have lost lots of weight is putting it all back on. So as I am getting nearer my goal I am putting some thought into how I can prevent this from happening this tim... Read more
You can't achieve anything without this!
Monday, April 16, 2012      5 comments

I read this phrase this morning and it is so true and applies to anything we want to achieve, including weight loss and a healthy lifestyle! You can't achieve anything unless you start!!! Never underestimate starting, for no matter how... Read more
Faster results than I could ever have expected.
Friday, April 13, 2012      3 comments

Just over a month ago when I started on my Spark journey for real, I was out of breath if I ran 50 metres and could not go any further. Not sure then where I got the notion to decide I was going to start training for a 5k!! Just two w... Read more
Positive start to the week
Monday, March 26, 2012      2 comments

Well, I thankfully continued to stay on track for the whole weekend and for that I am very happy with myself. I seem to be having a very good Monday - 25 points on the bonus wheel for the second day running! Down to 150lbs this mornin... Read more
Lessons to be learnt from a bad weekend
Saturday, March 24, 2012      4 comments

I am having a pretty good weekend so far this week. I have stuck to my calorie range and have still some to have a treat – I am going to a friend’s house so I can have something small. I have done my three mile walk in forty five minutes de... Read more

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