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Another Goal reached!!
Monday, August 12, 2019      10 comments

Just checking in to say: FINALLY!! After 5 1/2 months I'm down another 10kg. That makes a total of 40kg in a little over 12 months. Onward to the next 10kg! But first, my 45th Birhday celebrations this weekend :) ... Read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019      5 comments

Wow! I'm really happy to announce that I've reached my first goal for 2019 and my third 10kg goal since I started again in July 2018! I'm officially 30,5kg down from my heaviest weight ever - 69lbs!! And 3 days earlier than I set my goal for... Read more
Upping my game
Friday, February 22, 2019      3 comments

I've started walking and counting steps 10 days ago. And even though I do not carry my phone with me all the time and mostly only count steps when I walk deliberately, I have DOUBLED the amount of steps I take in a day. It is a victory in itself... Read more
New step
Friday, February 15, 2019      5 comments

I am almost to my 3rd 10kg goal!! Only 1.8kg to go! Hopefully I can reach it soon. But here is better news!! I just started walking again and counting steps. My average a day used to be 400-600 steps a day that my phone counted. Please not... Read more
New scale - Oops!!
Thursday, February 07, 2019      1 comments

I've been struggling with my scale being accurate the past few months. I'd get onto it in the morning and it would say one number and 10min (or less) later - no eating or drinking in between - I'd be a few 100g or even a kilogram up in weight. ... Read more
Change is neccesary and inevetable
Monday, January 28, 2019      4 comments

Hi, it has been ages since I last came here to blog. I'm feeling a little apprehensive as I really want - no, NEED - success this time around and I don't want to jinx it. Since I lost 160lbs many moons ago, I've gained back all and then so... Read more
Spark Motivator
Saturday, November 19, 2016      8 comments

I cried when I got the email. There was a time when I would have been really proud of myself. I haven't accomplish much lately. I'm just sticking around. Trying to succeed over and over and over again. I hope to get it right one day. And to feel... Read more
Getting back on track
Friday, January 08, 2016      3 comments

After reaching my -30kg loss, I've stagnated and then picked up weight! It been quite a tough few months lately. My struggle with bipolar didn't help my weight loss efforts and by December I've sort of given up on trying. Then came the family... Read more
One more year!
Monday, August 24, 2015      9 comments

It was my birthday last Wednesday. I turned 41. By now (after many, many years of trying to lose weight) I was hoping to be at goal and maintainin... Read more
Little Victories
Tuesday, March 31, 2015      4 comments

I've started with the new way of eating in September last year. The first 3 months was hard, but exciting and full of changes. The least of these some weight loss. THEN came Christmas..New Years...Visit by family...a 13th birthday party (I'm ... Read more
Thursday, November 20, 2014      4 comments

Firstly, I wish I could explain how me previous blog just up and disappeared, but it is just a big a mystery to me! That is all done now, so lets move forward. I cannot believe it has been 11 weeks that I have moved onto a new lifetyle t... Read more
How time flies
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      5 comments

Wow! It has almost been a year since I last posted anything! Dr's have been pushing me to have gastric bypass surgery. I am too scared and refused. So, seeing that I was at my highest weight EVER, I plucked up courage from somewhere and just ... Read more
Stress makes you fat - and eating too :)
Friday, January 17, 2014      2 comments

Goodness me I'm so tired - emotionally and physically! For the past two years my husband has gone to work resigning in his head almost every day. Last year in about April he resigned over the phone after a horrible 2 week stint with a lot of s... Read more
Square one
Thursday, December 19, 2013      7 comments

Yes, I'm right back to where I was in November 2007 - just short of it with 2 kilo's. Thing is I've never found a balance between dieting and living life. It is either all or nothing with me. I've either obsessed about dieting and exercise ... Read more
Moving again
Monday, July 22, 2013      5 comments

It has been just a little over two months since my last entry. Many things went on in our lives since then. Many of those things assisted in getting me off track and stress eating was one of my coping meganisms. Not all the time, because in thes... Read more

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