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Getting ready
Sunday, October 11, 2015      7 comments

Pre-pregnancy weight: 54kg (120 pounds) Current weight (36 weeks pregnant): 64kg (approx 140 pounds) The baby is due in 1 month! 1 month! My belly is now huge and aching! I'm not sure what happened over the last three weeks, but it h... Read more
There is more to maintenance than just keeping within a healthy weight range!
Monday, September 07, 2015      4 comments

Maintenance weight: 54kg (120 pounds) Current baby weight: 62.5kg (138 pounds) 4 years Sparking, 3 years maintaining, 7 months growing a baby! ... Read more
The best laid plans of mice and men (and pregnant women.....)
Sunday, August 23, 2015      3 comments

On Wednesady afternoon during a walk / run an old injury flared up - foot pain. "Oh, hello, I thought, this is not what I want to happen". I got home, and knew that the only thing for it was to rest with my feet up, and, stop my walk/running ... Read more
Changing perspectives and preparing for jogging in the third trimester
Sunday, August 09, 2015      3 comments

Weight at beginning of pregnancy: 54.5kg (120 pounds) Weight at 6 months: 61.5kg (136 pounds) I was just wondering as I was writing down my 6 month pregnancy weight, if this feels the same as when I was over-weight and at this mark on the... Read more
Half way! Pregnancy update.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015      4 comments

Weight at beginning of pregancy: 54.5kg (120 pounds) Weight at half way point (21 weeks): 58.3 (128.5) This photo is from the early weeks of pregnancy: ... Read more
Running and my first trimester
Friday, May 22, 2015      6 comments

While I was running a few days ago, a little old lady stopped me asked if I do this regularly, I replied, saying yes, and she responded with "good, it's important to keep fit". Those words were like magic to me in that moment because keepin... Read more
I'm pregnant!
Saturday, May 09, 2015      7 comments

Three years of maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle can cause many changes. One of those seems to have been my fertility! For years I suffered PCOS and was of the understanding that if I ever wanted to have a baby it would take us a ... Read more
Another lightbulb moment: it's not I can do this, it's I'm doing this!
Friday, March 20, 2015      8 comments

Firstly, I need to thank people for reading my previous blog and responding so warmly and with so much advice. The comments are full of so much amazing advice and I was truly humbled. So, what's happened since then? I wish I could say ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Challenging the elephant in the room: sugar cravings
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      113 comments

I am a successful maintainer. I was able to lose weight quite steadily and have been fortunate to stay within a 3% range for three years now. BUT I still eat a lot of sugar. Whereas I feel I have busted my salty cravings and have deve... Read more
3 Year Maintenance Anniversary
Wednesday, December 17, 2014      7 comments

3 years! emoticon Three years maintaining is quite a long time, and I've spent the last few days thinking about what is different now, com... Read more
New situation, new techniques
Thursday, October 23, 2014      4 comments

On Saturday I ran a multi-terrain race, which included running for 2 miles on the sand. I signed up for this race for two reasons: to give me some motivation to keep training as the seasons changed and to have something to look forward to after ... Read more
3rd Half Marathon of the year, 3rd PB!
Saturday, August 16, 2014      9 comments

The goal of my last half marathon was to do it in under 2 hours. As they had pacers there, I stuck to them like glue and made it past the finish line in 1hr58. When I went to thank the pacers, one of them said to me, "I think you've got a got te... Read more
One year in Northern Ireland
Friday, August 15, 2014      2 comments

This last week celebrated the anniversary of our arrival in a small seaside town in Northern Ireland, and the beginning of a startlingly different way of living after five years in London. My weight started creeping up in about December. ... Read more
Developing habits
Thursday, August 07, 2014      6 comments

I read a good blog yesterday all about developing habits. It's run keeper blog, so focuses on running, but, really can be applied to any habit that one is working on:
abit/ ... Read more
Thursday, July 24, 2014      4 comments

My husband planned a surprise holiday for us - a long weekend in Paris! Oo-la-la!! I love Paris and have not been there since I was 19, so to be back as an adult was just fabulous. It's a city that to me is simply a place of dreams. I love ... Read more

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