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Is the Calorie dead?
Monday, November 01, 2010      5 comments

Title of article: Has the calorie had its day?
alth-11650986 Personally I don't count calories. It leads to my obsessing about food, the first step on the slippery slope of eating disorders. I consider the ... Read more
Kung Fu Panda
Friday, October 29, 2010      6 comments

This afternoon Son said I looked like Kung Fu Panda. When I asked why he said it's because I'm fat and I have a big stomach. ... Read more
Free Rice
Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments This is not new but it's worth repeating for anybody who doesn't know it. It started with test-your-vocabulary quizzes, but they've added all sorts of other subjects now--
gory my ... Read more
Land's End Discount Code
Thursday, September 23, 2010      3 comments

This will probably only be useful to Europe-based people. I've just received a 20% discount code (you type it into a special box during check-out) for all online purchases from Land's End UK. FRIEND20A I don't know whether it might work f... Read more
Sunny's Spark Cookbook
Monday, September 20, 2010      1 comments
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Vegetarian Low-Carb
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      4 comments

I've just come across this article
s-got-it-half-right/#more-7225 confirming that low-carb diets do work best for weight loss. However, the researc... Read more
The Day After
Monday, September 13, 2010      1 comments

Those of you who read that I was visitng a beer garden on Saturday night may have been wondering why I still managed to lose weight last week. Well, on Sunday morning I woke up +1.7 kg. I freaked out and had only my usual tea with milk in the ... Read more
Walking--one advantage of not having a car
Monday, September 13, 2010      3 comments

Today I took Son to his first day at school, walking 15', then bus and 5' walk to supermarket, walked home 20' uphill lugging stuff, walked 15' to Son's school to pick him up, bus and 5' walk to stationery shop to get some things for school, wal... Read more
Dressing tips--Spark article
Saturday, September 11, 2010      3 comments
asp?id=240 I've just read this and printed it out for when I have lost the weight and go out to get a new wardrobe. I'm hereby pledging to stop buying clothes until I reach m... Read more
Excuse for regaining?
Saturday, September 11, 2010      4 comments

Just came across this article, which ties in with my earlier blog entry re yo-yo dieting. It seems I'm not entirely to blame for always regaining the weight I lose. But how do I overcome that hormonal predisposition? http://www.sparkpeopl... Read more
Plum Liqueur Recipe
Saturday, September 11, 2010      0 comments

For Northern Hemisphere readers who don't want to wait until cheap strawberries next year, here is another liqueur recipe which you could make now, just in time for Xmas gift giving or personal enjoyment. I usually make this with a plum called... Read more
Strawberry Liqueur Recipe
Saturday, September 11, 2010      3 comments

I posted this on one of the teams I've joined, but I thought I would repost it here for my Friends who aren't members of that team. It's not exactly strawberry season yet, but this is a recipe worth saving for next year. Come to think of it, ... Read more
'Aha' Moment--Confessions of a Yo-Yo dieter
Saturday, September 11, 2010      4 comments

I started my current effort on 19th July 2011 at 81.9kg, BMI 30.2--officially obese. That was my 'aha' moment, as I recorded it on PeerTrainer, another free dieters' website where I had started before--fortunately--finding SparkPeople. I lost ... Read more
Milestones and Rewards
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      7 comments

There's something magical about certain numbers. For instance, since yesterday I feel just a little taller because I broke the 80 kg barrier and I'm in my 70s again. At 78.9 kg very much at the top of the 70s, but it sounds so much better than... Read more
Sunday, September 05, 2010      6 comments

In an ideal world we would eat sunripened unsprayed produce picked from our garden moments before eating it, still bursting with vitamins, gather eggs from our free-range hens, drink foaming milk freshly squeezed from our goat, etc. In the real... Read more

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