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Hold the front page... 50-something woman loses 60lbs! (With pic to prove it!)
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      9 comments

One of the reasons I wanted to share this image - apart from chums asking me to - is because so often I read about women who, like me, are in their 50s, resigning themselves to being a certain way, simply because of their age. If this is y... Read more
Lessons Well-Learned
Monday, June 06, 2016      2 comments

Since January last year, I have kept a daily record of my caloric allowance and consumption, and I've just been reviewing the data, and comparing Jan-Jun '15 with Jan-Jun this year; it's quite fascinating stuff. In the first six months of l... Read more
The DS Diet - My Successful Weight Loss Secrets Revealed!
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      8 comments

I've cracked it, and it's really simple... although potentially expensive - but that's OK because you won't be spending much money on food. Do you want to know why my secret is? Are you sure you're ready for this? Are you sure y... Read more
On Yoyo Pounds, Frocky NSVs, and Complacency
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      3 comments

For the past couple of weeks, I've had a couple of really stubborn yoyo pounds that simply refused to stay gone. I think I'm finally over that hurdle though. Fingers crossed. NSV: a frock I bought four years ago when I first moved to Thail... Read more
Staying on Track: #15 - Count your blessings
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      0 comments

Don't bemoan the fact that you haven't lost anything this week, or that you've had a slight gain, or that you're still not where you'd like to be, o... Read more
Staying on Track: #14 - What's on your mind?
Friday, January 22, 2016      3 comments

If you are not in the right headspace, none of the other strategies I've suggested in my previous blog posts are going to work, no matter how much y... Read more
Staying on Track: #13 - Sometimes, ignoring is the appropriate response
Thursday, January 21, 2016      4 comments

The title of this post is a quote from The Simpsons writer, George Meyer - wise words indeed. If like me, you haven't ever come across anyone w... Read more
Staying on Track: #12 - Stop Making Excuses
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      3 comments

Seriously, I mean it; it doesn't matter whether you are going on holiday, if it's someone's birthday party, you are having chocolate cravings becaus... Read more
Staying on Track: #11 - Zzzzzzzz
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      4 comments

While you are sleeping, your body is repairing itself. Insufficient sleep can lead to inefficient repairing and a sluggish system. Plus, if your mus... Read more
Staying on Track: #10 - Water, Water, Everywhere
Monday, January 18, 2016      2 comments

(Bonus points if you heard Tommy Steele singing in your head when you read the title of this post!) Water is one of your most useful allies, it... Read more
Staying on Track: #9 - Strategies for Success
Sunday, January 17, 2016      5 comments

Use visual aids, understand your danger zones, keep records, read success stories, look at people's before and after pictures, hang up your skinny j... Read more
Staying on Track: #8 - Be determined, be stubborn
Saturday, January 16, 2016      1 comments

No one ever achieved anything without enthusiasm and determination. Determination is what keeps us going when our enthusiasm wanes. And determi... Read more
Staying on Track: #7 - Where's Your Carrot?
Friday, January 15, 2016      4 comments

I'm talking about motivation of course... as in carrot on a stick. It actually takes relatively little time to burn off fat. You need to burn a... Read more
Staying on Track: #6 - Understanding your body
Thursday, January 14, 2016      7 comments

You will often hear people say that you should only weigh yourself once a week. Or once a month. Or every six weeks. Or not at all. While all of the... Read more
Staying on Track: #5 - Support and Proactive Diversity
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      3 comments

I cannot stress enough how important this is. It's not enough to have the support of your loved ones (although obviously this is pretty much essenti... Read more

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