CATREB's Blogs

The wagon needs siderails!
Monday, May 21, 2012      2 comments

I am fed up of the way I continually try to do my best and fail. This time I want to get back on the wagon but I'm not going to rush myself into this, I know it's okay to sometimes have bad days. I have depression and I'm really struggling with ... Read more
Friday = Freeday
Friday, January 06, 2012      3 comments

I was thinking last night about how I love nothing more on a Friday night than sitting on the sofa with a glass of wine, some crisps and a chocolate bar and watching the tv. If I stick to my calorie intake for the day then I either won't b... Read more
How do you cope with temptation?
Thursday, January 05, 2012      1 comments

There's a chip shop at the top of my road, before I always used to think that the chip shop made it really hard to say no, but there is no question unless I choose for there to be a question. I ask myself if I want chips and then I find it hard ... Read more
5 Goals For January
Sunday, January 01, 2012      9 comments

1) To go for a 20 minute walk (weather permitting) on my lunch hour I currently just sit at my desk for my lunch hour, which will only make my bum grow bigger! I will start going for a walk as I have no reason not to go. I've put weather pe... Read more
5 Goals For 2012
Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

1) To be happy with my body I don't care what weight I get to, or what clothes size I'm wearing, I want to be able to look in the mirror and be happy with how I look. 2) To exercise more – at least three times per week This isn't ... Read more
Emotional Eating
Friday, November 18, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday was a bad day for me. I chose not to go to the gym before work and have an extra hour and a half in bed. I chose not to eat one of the packet soups or noodles that I keep in my desk for lunch, but to go to the sandwich shop opposite wo... Read more
Sidetracked By Life : 5 Goals For 2011
Sunday, November 13, 2011      6 comments

I've realised that if I don't come on Spark, then I don't stick to what I want. I've let myself be sidetracked by my life and in doing so I've undone all my good work. I need to stop letting this happen and focus on what I want. I'm really unhap... Read more
5 Goals for September
Thursday, September 01, 2011      7 comments

1) Increase my stamina in the gym. I’m currently doing ten minutes on the cross trainer, fifteen minutes on the bike, five minutes on the arm bike, twenty minutes on the treadmill and fifteen minutes on the stepper (65 minutes total). I wan... Read more
5 Goals For August : Review
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

1) I will have no alcohol AT ALL! My body needs a break. Well I didn't stick rigidly to this, but I have realised over the past month that I don't need to drink as much alcohol as I was in the past. I've decided that I just need to drink l... Read more
Tape Measure Vs Scales
Saturday, August 27, 2011      2 comments

I decided about 3 weeks ago to stop weighing myself and just to focus on how I feel, and how my clothes fit. Well I got curious this week, so I measured myself and I've lost four inches off my wasit!! I decided today to weight myself to see how ... Read more
This Is Not Just About Calories
Friday, August 26, 2011      5 comments

I know I've been going about this all the wrong way, up until recently I was only focused on my calorie intake, I didn't get about the fat or protein or carbs. I've realised however, that if I want to be healthy, I need to make sure I'm eating t... Read more
"I'm not on a diet."
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      6 comments

I am fed up of repeating the above statement. I am not on a diet, I am making a lifestyle change. Just because I choose not to have a doughnut or a muffin that you've brought into work, does not mean I'm on a diet. I'm making a conscious ch... Read more
Pizza - yay or nay?
Thursday, August 18, 2011      7 comments

I’m off to stay at a friends house this weekend. She’s decided that we’re going to order Dominos pizza on Friday. I love Dominos pizza. I have been known to eat a large Pepperoni Passion all to myself before. That was in the past, that is not wh... Read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      6 comments

I tried on a skirt this morning that I couldn't even fasten a few months ago, and it fits comfortably emoticon ... Read more
Riots & Rain
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      7 comments

So for the past two nights, there's been rioting in Liverpool (where I live). It has yet to spread to my area and it's very unlikely to as there are no shops they can loot by mine, but it's still quite worrying. I finish work at half four today,... Read more

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