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Race for the Cure Review and a wonderful weekend away
Monday, June 06, 2011      6 comments

It was a lovely sunny weekend in Seattle – without my girls and Mark. It was the first night I’d been away from them and it went pretty well (although the house was a bit of a mess when I got home!). Gwenna, who’s two, had slightly sunburn... Read more
Signed up for 2nd 5K - this Sunday!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      5 comments

I’ve signed up for another 5K – for Sunday morning! It’s the Race for the Cure in Seattle as my friend and I (and her 6mth old) are heading there this weekend for shopping and having fun. It starts close to the Space Needle, which is one of my... Read more
Motivation from seeing success in others
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

I’m a bit bored in the office so I’m blogging. My stomach is rumbling, but I’m going to hold out until 11am for my morning snack. I’ll just make myself a cup of herbal tea now... hold on.... 5 minutes later – I have a nice cup of cho... Read more
My first 5K race
Monday, May 30, 2011      2 comments

The weekend eating wise was bad... very bad... After Greek take out on Friday night I was in an emotional eating funk on Saturday. I had an email from my aunt in the UK about my gran who has been admitted to hospital after a heart attack. She’... Read more
First C25K Session and no weight loss...
Friday, May 27, 2011      5 comments

This morning was incredibly frustrating on the scales... I was exactly the same as last week. Even though I have been doing way way more exercise than ever before! It must be the picking at food... I MUST stop it. I guess I am also building m... Read more
Getting organised
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      3 comments

A new day and I’m still looking forward to Sunday’s challenge of the 5K. I have downloaded the podrunner First to 5k series and am going to try one out on Friday I think. I am also going to see if I can get myself some comfy runners as my curr... Read more
Moment of madness????
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      4 comments

Wow – was this a moment of madness or what! I’ve just signed up for a 5km walk/run this Sunday! I think I’ll be fine with a 5km walk as Mark and I often go for long, long walks at the weekend, often quite a bit over 5kms. I am going to t... Read more
Reflections and new strategies
Sunday, May 22, 2011      2 comments

Today, after reading Jane's blog I've decided to do the same... reflect, identify my weaknesses and see what I can do to refocus and achieve my goals! What I am doing right: * Exercise - I'm doing a variety of exercises, perhaps not en... Read more
Am I waiting for it all to click – or is it clicking into place around me...
Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

Tomorrow is my day off and I’m looking forward to some quiet, reflection time to review my goals and re-prioritize what I’m doing. I’m focussing more on my nutritional balance, including some new breakfast ideas as I have hardly any protein... Read more
Working on nutritional balance
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      3 comments

A bit bored at work (again) so I’ve got some time to blog! I’ve been looking at ways to increase my protein and have decided to try a new breakfast cereal to mix things up ;o) Cheerios are good (and I chose Multigrain) but I am going to tr... Read more
Ups and downs
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      3 comments

I’m feeling pretty motivated today... it’s just a shame I’m at work and can’t go out walking in the sunshine – yes, we finally have some sunshine in Vancouver! From my office I can see the Disney Wonder and remember that just two weeks ago,... Read more
A few steps back now I need to jump forward!
Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

It’s Monday... and I’m feeling good! I feel ready to restart my journey and move forward again, after my few steps back. The combination of the cruise and my weekend camping has taken its toll. My stomach still feels uncomfortable and not... Read more
Up My Game - Lose the Gain!!!
Thursday, May 12, 2011      4 comments

Time for an after cruise blog... So, I ate and drank too much (but not enough water!) and didn’t step inside the gym! It’s time to dust my gym shoes off, fill up my water bottle and get my tracking happening! It was a fun holiday alth... Read more
Back to Basics and back on the wagon!
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      2 comments

As my status says, I’m going back to basics. I’m going to restart the 8 week diabetes challenge as it completely went out of my mind and I’ve had a terrible weekend – health wise. I have not tracked. I have picked at the kids candy (they g... Read more
50 Questions
Thursday, April 21, 2011      1 comments

Copied from Linda! Copied idea from Sunny and Nola. 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Can't remember. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Yes 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH ME... Read more

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