I just can't help myself/ an AHA moment
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      9 comments

I am begining to realise that I really am a headstrong ram (think Aries, type A personality). There is no halfway for me, its full on or nothing, this has caused an aha moment . It seems that I'm not even 3 wks post surgery and I am already g... Read more
Smart Goals win the Battle
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

An aha moment tonight, my first night after surgery without crutches. Found an article on spark about setting achievable goals. It said that if people making changes lost 38% of weight they were happy but at anything less they thought they we... Read more
Monday Weigh In Frustration arrrgghghghghgh!!!!!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      3 comments

So its one month and 2 days since i had this injury. Yesterday I managed to burn just over 2000 cals, I ate 1300 cals so deficit of 700 cals. BUT i have put on 1kg of weight , it cant be muscle as im not allowed to exercise, as im on crutches. I... Read more
Battle 8# collage
Thursday, February 17, 2011      0 comments

my battle collage have made this a word document but havent been able to upload it yet does anyone know how.... Read more
Food as Art / Photos
Thursday, February 17, 2011      8 comments

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I'm suddenly hungry hope its a good sign 7 days post-op
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      1 comments

So its 7 days post op hamstring surgery. Today I stopped taking pain killers. I'm feeling really good and thought it might be the euphuria of the pain meds( or maybe my hubbie finally home) so I decided to stop taking pain killers today to se... Read more
5 reasons to be home and not in hospital
Monday, February 14, 2011      4 comments

emoticonat home i can eat fresh fruit , veg and wholegrains like brown rice yum without lots of salt or fat ... Read more
Week 2 Battle 8 blog
Monday, February 14, 2011      0 comments

weight 71.8kg no change BOO HOO , i was hoping for a loss as on the day before and after surgery I didnt eat much, felt too yuck! I know i havent done any exercise but surely pain and crutches burns some calories. I've had no sweets, no s... Read more
5 reasons to celebrate
Sunday, February 13, 2011      3 comments

ok day 4 post surgery eating clean no crap! emoticon upper body weights ... Read more
Surgery and the road to recovery and beyond
Friday, February 11, 2011      2 comments

So on wednesday I had my hamstring tendon re-attached. Today is Thursday and after a couple of rough days in hospital I'm finally back at home. Now all I have to do is rest up, only walk with crutches and take my painkillers, antibiotics, and an... Read more
Towards a positive body outlook
Monday, February 07, 2011      2 comments

I need to develop a more positve outlook and attitude about my body. I always want it to be taller, leaner, etc I need to accept and rejoice in the amazing machine it is. So here goes ! My body is strong and sturdy. ... Read more
Cod Liver Oil= One Kilo Loss Can it be that simple ?
Friday, February 04, 2011      2 comments

This morning I got on the scale, it has not moved for 9 months and found I had lost 1.2kg since yesterday. Wow can this really be true. Yesterday I had metabolic testing at the gym, it was booked and paid for before my injury so i thought ... Read more
8 week challenge ....oh well here goes!
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      3 comments

**POINT TRACKING** WEIGH IN/BMI Name: tenacious Tiger Age: 50 Height: 5' 2" 158cms Starting Weight (1/31):73 kg 160.6lbs BMI: 29.4 Goal Weight: 60kg 132lbs BMI: 24.1 8-Week Goal Weight: 70kg... Read more
struggling to hold it together today
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      3 comments

My daughter left today for her trip, we are very close so im feeling kind of sad. The reality of my injury came crashing down about 3am this morning and i just could not stop crying. Since my accident ive held myself together pretty well and ... Read more
DR says its my lucky day ......should buy a lottery ticket
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

So ive just had an ultra sound to confirm i have a hamstring strain............but the radiologist says it looks like a complete rupture!!!!!!!!! AAAAHHHHHH Do you want to take a moment ?she says as i have a major ... Read more

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