A 52 mile bike ride, followed by a 2 mile run.
Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

Today I had a super fun day with my dear friend who invited me out on a long bike ride. This was great. However, I don't own any nice cycling clothes and certainly don't have any cycling shorts so felt a bit tender afterwards - if you k... Read more
Accepting myself just the way I am.
Saturday, July 28, 2012      5 comments

Day 6 - and loving the new me! It's strange ... I have the opposite problem to the way a person with anorexia views their body when they believe they are very big, when indeed they are very tiny. I feel slim inside ... but photo's and... Read more
It's day 5 and I'm still going strong!!
Friday, July 27, 2012      4 comments

My weight is currently 158 lbs and I ideally want to get down into my 130's. So I have at least 20lbs to lose. This morning started off well with me completing 4 SP ... Read more
True dedication to myself!
Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

Day 4 This morning I completed a pilate exercise DVD - Pilates for dummies. It's brill. I then tracked my food. The day was going very well at this point. Okay so just before I went with a walk with my daughter this afternoon, w... Read more
So this is what it feels like to be on track!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      2 comments

I am soooo impressed with myself. Is that boasting? emoticon Seriously I am so pleased for two reasons. ... Read more
Oh dear! Eating excessively ... again!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday had been a perfect day up until 6pm when I should have stopped eating. I was on track and I had exercised. I felt in total control. I was so happy. But then ... ... Read more
Being smart when it comes to execising
Monday, July 23, 2012      2 comments

This photograph is of a lady who is 3 years older than I. Very motivational. This lady is also exactly my height but nowhere near my weight. She is 39 lbs lighter than me.... Read more
Here's to an amazing day everyone!
Sunday, July 22, 2012      4 comments

Okay, so I start my day with a mini prep talk! It's goes something like this: Affirmation of the day - "I CAN DO THIS!" Don't wait till tomorrow - do it now. Right now! Right here! Concentrate and focus on your goal! ... Read more
The only thing that can change you - is you! x
Saturday, July 21, 2012      3 comments

Throughout this year on my teaching training course I saw a side of me that I didn't particularly like or warm to. It was almost as if I were looking at myself as if I were a stranger. There was a particular period of 6 weeks that was very bad. ... Read more
Make it work for you!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      4 comments

Wow! I've only done two strength training sessions and already I can see a difference in the toned areas of my body. My body is responding to this kind of training more than any amount of running I have ever done. I managed to run tw... Read more
This is it!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      2 comments

Well, today I was invited into my new school, where I will be working from September. I got to meet my teaching assistant once again, who is absolutely lovely. I also had a chance to move the furniture around and put things where I need them. ... Read more
WOW! What a year!
Monday, July 16, 2012      6 comments

This year has been a crazy year! I have had to jump through hoops and over hurdles to complete my dream of becoming a teacher and I am so proud of what I have achieved and where I have come from. Only 7 years ago I was a midday super... Read more
Creating streaks!
Sunday, January 15, 2012      3 comments

Okay, so although I've been part of spark people for some time I haven't ever really stuck to a streak as such. So my goal this week is to try and wake up a few m... Read more
Starting Over!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      2 comments

For the past four years I have been studying like crazy to complete my degree and finally I have done it. I graduated this year. Miraculously, I also got onto a teaching c... Read more
Hmmm? What to do when you feel an over whelming urge to eat after a meal?
Monday, December 20, 2010      6 comments

Okay! This has got to be my biggest hurdle. Eating when I have already had my full. emoticon ... Read more

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