In Memory of my Dad!
Sunday, January 06, 2008      10 comments

It's been ten years today since my dad passed away and I wanted to dedicate a blog to him and a personal thought to him as well. The reason for the daffodils was because I believed they were one of his favourite flowers. In his last days i... Read more
13lbs down - 8 to go!
Saturday, January 05, 2008      2 comments

The picture reminds me that we all need solid roots to support us and give us strength. I feel so pleased today. I thought I was going to fail my weekly goal of losing 1lb. This was because of two reasons: 1. I'd eaten junk food ever ... Read more
Fat burning foods!
Thursday, January 03, 2008      9 comments

Oooooh! When I saw this fat burning book sitting on the shelf looking at me and challenging me to pick it up, I did! And I'm so glad I did. For the past week I've been praying for some guidance when it comes to food. What are the right... Read more
The Starstone Trilogy!
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      11 comments

Many thanks to everyone who has asked me how they can buy one of my books! I feel overwhelemed and so grateful for the interest. The books are available from the amazon website link below and range in different prices! They are aim... Read more
A desire to write my fouth book!
Tuesday, January 01, 2008      7 comments

The picture above is of my first two books in a book store in the city where I live. I was provided with a book launch, a book signing on three occasions, a single page in the newspaper and I appeared on the radio twice. I was also invited to... Read more
A prayer for the New Year!
Monday, December 31, 2007      3 comments

With the end of the year soon arriving there is more time for reflection! ----------------------------
------ I pray for peace and love in the world for everyone. I came across this prayer and thought it very relevant for the New Ye... Read more
Faster than ever!
Monday, December 31, 2007      3 comments

I went on my own today for a 5k run and managed to beat my own time! I was so pleased. When I first started running it used to take me 35 minutes and just lately I managed to get it down to 30 minutes. But today on New Years Eve I ran ... Read more
Reflection on ones life!
Sunday, December 30, 2007      2 comments

I was just thinking as I was lying down doing my back extensions, what a long way I have come! It was only a few years ago I was sitting on my lonesome writing books (which I totally loved at the time), getting fat, not exercising, not wor... Read more
That's sooo weird!
Saturday, December 29, 2007      5 comments

I've not been eating well for about 5 days! I discovered yesterday I am consuming too many calories and have been for ages! Yesterday I discovered the food tracker is sooo good at keeping track of the food we eat. (check out my blog for ye... Read more
I've been eating too much! Argh!
Friday, December 28, 2007      3 comments

Argh! I've been eating too many calories and I didn't even know it! I have never used the food tracker on SP because on my first attempt I couldn't find the food I wanted and decided it wasn't for me. But since I haven't lost weight and I'... Read more
Chi Running!
Friday, December 28, 2007      1 comments

I went to the book store a couple of days ago to buy a book on running. I have always been interested in yoga, studied Tai Chi, completed a year course on Shiatsu (which is a form of pressure point healing) and even invested in a video where you... Read more
A new dawn!
Thursday, December 27, 2007      4 comments

I feel so different to what I did a few months ago. I feel positive and able to tackle the world. Why? Because of Spark People and all the amazing friends I am making. People are actually taking the time to get to know me and I am so thankf... Read more
I ran 5k and felt the wind through my hair!
Wednesday, December 26, 2007      4 comments

I did something that I have not done for at least 7 years! I ran 5km without stopping once! I couldn't believe it. I finally did it! It took me 30 minutes. I always stop at a certain point but today I had no pains in my side and I decreased my s... Read more
Sunday, December 23, 2007      3 comments

This is a story that I heard when I went to church this evening. It goes something like this: Once there was a little boy who went for a walk in the park clutching his packet of crisps (otherwise known as chips) and holding his bottle of o... Read more
Saturday, December 22, 2007      1 comments

So another week has passed and another 1lb has come and gone! Yes! If I lose another 7 lbs I will be 10 stone (140lbs) and I haven't been that weight for years. I can't wait! When I first met my husband I was 9 stone 4 lbs (130lbs). It seem... Read more

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