Mixed bag...
Saturday, October 04, 2008      2 comments

Not sure what I am feeling at the moment- my feet are bad today so I haven't walked to the gym for fear of making them worse. My knees are painful, the right one has new pains and keeps clicking which worries me as I may have got a new injury f... Read more
Keep on keeping on!
Sunday, August 03, 2008      1 comments

On friday, due to poor planning I didn't make time to do my 30mins on the bike. Yesterday I did and extra 30 mins in an extra two 15 mins sessions to make it up. Hooray! I also ate smaller meals, cooked standard portions instead of my usual e... Read more
Thursday, July 31, 2008      0 comments

The last few weeks I have been consistently using my new exercise bike every day- started with 15mins/day the first week, then 20 etc until I got to 30mins/day, now I am increasing the resistance slightly each week. I feel pretty good about... Read more
Want to get fit in 8 weeks!
Friday, April 25, 2008      0 comments

I have a new goal- to get fit for an outdoor adventure day in 2 months time. I need to have good upper body and grip strength for climbing etc, and losing a few pounds of excess baggage won't hurt!... Read more
Losing interest...
Friday, April 18, 2008      3 comments

I have been feeling quite happy lately, but I seem to have lost interest in the whole healthy lifestyle thing- I can't be bothered to exercise and I just want to eat all the time. The weird thing is, I have been motivated to do a lot more aroun... Read more
Avoiding avoidance
Sunday, April 06, 2008      2 comments

This week I am trying to think of strategies to overcome my avoidance. Some are: Stop making things into a really big deal and psyching myself out Break things down into smaller pieces Think about what I am actually afraid of... Read more
Warning- steep ramble ahead!
Saturday, March 29, 2008      2 comments

I just replied to a post in my Martial Arts for Women team, and I thought it ended up kinda bloggy, so I thought I would put it here too. It was about why I started doing martial Arts, and why I kept it up. I missed out some bits of the story... Read more
Tuesday, March 25, 2008      2 comments

I got through today! I had an appointment with an OT today about learning to manage my fatigue better. The appointment was good, only the journey there was very stressful and I ended up bursting into tears when I got on the bus (My timetable wa... Read more
Swings and roundabouts...
Thursday, March 20, 2008      1 comments

Just pondering today how I tend to swing from one extreme to the other and always end up back in the same place. Have been a bit worried about mt knees the last few days as they are hurting more than usual and clicking and creaking... starting... Read more
One of those days...
Thursday, February 21, 2008      2 comments

Today has been weird. I slept in until midday (on annual leave today & yesterday) and I just felt so tired today I could barely manage to get my clothes on, took me about 3 hours to psyche myself up to that... I made myself go out for a short ... Read more
Bad news & good news...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008      3 comments

The bad news is my trapezius muscles went into spasm on friday evening which means I've been in pain and not up to much exercise, and have needed BF's help to get dressed & undressed... Been wearing the same bra for 3 days since he went home ... Read more
Mood Swings!
Sunday, January 20, 2008      2 comments

Have been feeling up and down this week. Went on a shopping trip with my sister, and realised how big I am now. Went to a restaurant for lunch. My sister eats more slowly than anyone I know. It was extremely hard to keep pace! I eat too qui... Read more
Visual Motivator Exercise
Saturday, January 05, 2008      0 comments

I wasn't able to print or save this exercise so I thought I'd copy & paste it here: (I think it got a bit jumbled- maybe I'll fix that later. The idea is to pick statements from a list of possible motivators, and then find pictures to represent... Read more
Where I started from
Saturday, January 05, 2008      1 comments

I am definately taking this at my own pace. I am very lucky in that my condition is pretty mild now. Also I am learning that I have a lot of lifestyle issues which are probably not helping- this is great news because it means there are factors i... Read more
Mellow Yellow
Saturday, November 24, 2007      1 comments

Last night I was surprise graded for my yellow belt in Aikido. I was not expecting to be graded any time soon! I started Aikido over a year ago but had to miss several months at a time due to health problems and injury, so it was like startin... Read more

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