Saturday, December 17, 2011      1 comments

I started the Nutrisystem yesterday. Thought it would be good for my husband as he has 150 pounds to lose and I know this is something that he will stick to. I'm impressed with it so far. I used their iPhone app to calculate my calories... Read more
Final straw??
Monday, September 26, 2011      2 comments

Been up and down with dieting and exercise over the last 15 years. I'm 34 now and am worried that the older I get the harder it will be to lose, which of course it will. I also worry about cancer, diabetes and other weight related illnesses. ... Read more
I saw photos
Sunday, November 29, 2009      7 comments

My nieces took lots of photos at a family gathering yesterday and put them on Facebook this morning. I could clearly see my weight loss and it's given me encouragement to continue. I also weighed myself yesterday and have lost another 2 lb... Read more
Friday, November 27, 2009      4 comments

One thing I have always had is endurance. If I just get off my lazy butt and get going then I know I can go a long distance. Literally. When I lived in England 2 years ago, I would swim 100 laps in the 25m pool at the hotel I worked at. I ... Read more
Puzzle Pieces
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      5 comments

In my attempts to lose weight in the past I have usually used 1 or 2 motivational tools to help me. For example, reading fitness magazines or exercising with my sister. I usually quit after a few weeks and go back to my old habits and end up w... Read more
Getting fitter not fatter
Sunday, November 22, 2009      2 comments

All my life I have steadily gained weight. I was a fat kid and just kept growing outwards. I had a really tough family life and was bullied and teased by my older brother, which caused me to have secret binge sessions. I built up this fat sui... Read more
Running Goals
Friday, November 20, 2009      6 comments

A few years back, my sister and I ran in a series of 5k's together. OK, OK... so we walked most of the way and never did it under 50 minutes ... Read more
Cappuccino Calories
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      1 comments

I've become quite diligent about checking food labels and trying to keep to products with low fat and sugar amounts. I, unfortunately, neglected to check the label on the box of coffee. I bought the Hills Bros Classic Cappuccino last week an... Read more
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      2 comments

It was summer on Sunday, but winter showed it's ugly face on Monday emoticon I don't do cold !! My husband ... Read more
Snack attack !!
Sunday, November 15, 2009      4 comments

One of my biggest problems is getting snackish in the late afternoon. It's usually for something salty like nachos and I usually cave in and go overboard. Today I am going to prepare for it by putting some healthy snacks in containers and ... Read more
Buffets are bad !!
Thursday, November 12, 2009      5 comments

I did not go to gym yesterday but I did play golf and do some squats and weights at home. We had lunch after as we always do and we were offered prime rib or chicken stew. Usually I would have taken the prime rib but I chose the stew and didn... Read more
Water and Scale
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      7 comments

I don't drink enough water. I have a 2L bottle filled in the fridge which I must drink by 5pm. That's one goal for today. My first goal was to get my lazy butt to gym. I was planning on 30 mins strength training and 30 mins on the treadm... Read more
One day down
Monday, November 09, 2009      1 comments

I had a good day today - health wise. I got in an hour and 15 minutes at the gym. I really enjoyed it. My gym clothes are ready for the morning :) I stayed within my calorie allowance despite having a caramel latte from Starbucks :) ... Read more
Monday, November 09, 2009      4 comments

It's 8:15am on Monday morning and I am sitting here THINKING about going to gym. I think about it a lot more than I actually DO it. So, this week I am stealing Nike's logo: "Just Do It" !!! No more procrastinating!! There is no such thin... Read more