burnt 4,209 cals, new record for me
Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

yesterday I went on an amazing bike ride. I rode for 4and half hours, about 55km. This is pretty amazing for me as I only learnt to ride a bike a couple of years ago. I never seemed to get the hang of it as a child and it was just another thin... Read more
non scale victories to celebrate
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      4 comments

Today I thought about all the benefits so far into this new me, as its the 6 month of tracking, exercising and sparking. I'm still keeping true to the commitment I made on Jan 16th 2010. I haven't lost a heap of weight real fast, it is coming of... Read more
so proud of myself!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      6 comments

It was a dark wild and stormy night there was a lot of wind and lightening. In the morning its still cold, windy the sky is black, I don't want to get out of bed, I get out of bed, eat porridge hot yum healthy, filling, ... Read more
Its official Leaping off the cliff (I've increased my calories / I'm going to eat more to try and
Saturday, May 22, 2010      6 comments

today I recalculated my calorie and exercise levels to be more realistic and reflective of what I do. I was trying to be too conservative in my estimation of calories burned. Now I have a heart rate monitor, I have proved to myself that I am wo... Read more
Help frustrated, confused running out of strategies !
Thursday, May 20, 2010      5 comments

I am so frustrated, I am eating clean in my minimum calories working out like a maniac and still the weight is not coming off. Each week I burn between 3000 to 6000 calories and I eat within my 1200-1500 range rarely over about 1350, the weight ... Read more
An aha! moment I want to lose fat , not weight
Saturday, May 15, 2010      6 comments

The other day as I put on my jeans and they did up with much more ease and felt lose I realised I want to lose fat, not weight. Weight is muscle and muscle burns more calories than fat because its "metabolically active. Muscle has weight so I do... Read more
first weigh in after my trip away is the plateau broken?
Sunday, April 25, 2010      2 comments

ok so I've hidden the scales gone o/s tried to eat as best I could in a foreign country tried to keep my exercise minutes up there, and today i've been for a 3 hour bike ride and also kept at minimum cals, I've done cal cycling low , high ......... Read more
How many cals in Chilli Crab and Peking Duck?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

Well on day 3 of my trip to Singapore. It started off well, I took carrot sticks, an apple and nuts on the plane. The plane was almost empty so got to stretch out and sleep as much as I wanted on the way there. All good! Then the functions start... Read more
Do your actions speak louder than words?
Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

Today I found myself slipping back into old habits. I work shiftwork and my plan this morning was to wake up early and finish my motivation page of quotes. Instead I found the kitchen and house a pigsty and spent the morning picking up after my ... Read more
I have lost 10 pounds= chemical additives an American consumes each year
Friday, April 09, 2010      0 comments

So the scale is not moving so i'm trying to focus on the positives. Have lost the amount of chemical additives that an amercian consumes annually, wonder how much us aussies consume? This week I have some days free so have been doing two or even... Read more
Donating Blood
Thursday, April 08, 2010      3 comments

Today I was booked in to donate blood, it was one of those days when everything just adds up to a very busy day. Its not good to exercise after donating so went to personal traing session at 7.30am and then back to the gym to do Bodyjam with my ... Read more
getting fitter on my bike
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      0 comments

Yay, on Sunday we always go for a ride about 45kms round trip with a coffee in the middle. I ride with my husband who is very patient with me and a lot fitter leaner taller etc. and very competitive. He waits for me to catch up offers encouragem... Read more
holiday overseas fun feast or famine?
Thursday, April 01, 2010      0 comments

In a couple of weeks I have the chance to go away to Asia to a conference with my husband. While this will be fun and exciting to be in a different country it is always difficult to stay on track. I'm currently trying to lose weight put on in my... Read more
Yahoo finally weight going down
Monday, March 22, 2010      0 comments

i'm glad i stuck to my goals and kept going as today finally after a plateau, I got under 70 kgs. Haven't been under 70kgs for a while and it feels good. I was beginning to loose faith and get very impatient, had a couple fo days thinking negati... Read more
Help stuck on a plateau, going crazy but still tracking and movin"
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      0 comments

I've been in a plateau for about 1 month, doing lots of exercise, busy at work, can't seem to eat all my cals . Not sure if i'm not eating enough but too scared to eat more in case weight goes up. I've just started spark and don't want to undo t... Read more

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