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Not Ironwoman
Monday, September 17, 2012      3 comments

Almost two weeks ago I went for my iron infusion. I was really hoping to feel on top of the world very soon. The first two days after the infusion, I was even more tired than ever before. I spend most of my time in bed and took a lot of naps. ... Read more
Being alone and dealing with it.
Monday, August 20, 2012      7 comments

So, I'm not really alone per se, but I do feel a bit lost without hubby around. My nights have not been restful at all and on Sunday I had a migraine that put me back into bed a couple of hours after I got up. - What a way to begin one's 38th ye... Read more
Tests and results
Thursday, August 16, 2012      5 comments

So, it turns out that all this tiredness I am experiencing is due to a major Iron deficiency. So after seeing the specialist today, she told me that she is first going to fight with our Medical aid and then hopefully she can admit me to hospital... Read more
Topsy Turvy week
Sunday, August 12, 2012      7 comments

This past week has been fun - NOT! After the last two weeks of my kids not really getting into the schooling thing, with even my daughter who is so peppy each morning and so willing and eager to work, suddenly not interested, I decided to put... Read more
New scale
Thursday, August 02, 2012      7 comments

I got the new scale. I'm happy to announce that it does not say that I weight far more than the old scale said I was weighing. Yeay! In fact I'm 2 kilo's lighter than I am on the old scale. However it doesn't change how I feel in my own skin.... Read more
New beginnings?
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      4 comments

As of late I've bogged down and really tried losing weight by changing my eating habits. I've also been getting on the scale often (more often than I should though) to see how I am fairing. It would go stellar for a week or two, then TOM would a... Read more
When Life happens
Monday, April 30, 2012      11 comments

Get a cuppa... this is going to be a long one.. The past two month has been interesting to say the least. It has been uncomfortable and scary and painful to boot. Ont the 7th of March I went to bed with a lot of pain in my stomach and a f... Read more
Navigating the stormy waters of social events eating
Sunday, January 08, 2012      5 comments

Today I am thoroughly impressed with myself! If the scale will agree with me tomorrow, is another matter, but that is a different story. Here is my account of the past four days. On Thursday was my monthly girls night out with Michelle... Read more
Weigh- in week 1
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      6 comments

How happy I am that I've stuck to some good habits for one week - ang it paid off!! During this week I cooked more than I had in the past 2 months. So many vegetables and HEAPS of salad, not to mention the (exotic) meats :) Tonight wasn'tonly ... Read more
Too little calories...
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      7 comments

Since Wednesday I've been following a generic mealplan and tomorrow I will find out how well it has been working. Except for New Years day, I stayed on track 99%. Here is the thing. Although the amount of food seems enough. I do find that I g... Read more
Starting over with a vengeance!
Thursday, December 29, 2011      6 comments

Today is day two of project starting over. So far so good. Three meals a day with three small snacks and staying within the calorie range SP is giving me. Yesterday I went for a brisk walk. However, I've been inactive for so long that everyth... Read more
Our new "baby" is home
Saturday, November 26, 2011      6 comments

Today we brought home a new addition to our family. Our first, very own doggie!! His name is Truffles and he is a Miniature Schnauzer. He was all tuckered out after his trip to Cape Town and has been sleeping almost since he got here - we m... Read more
It turns out...
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      6 comments

I'm back home! I enjoyed my visit and it was wonderful having my family all together. However, I didn't feel all too well through it all. Although I didn't let it stop me from helping out with preperations and taking loads of pictures of o... Read more
short hiatus
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      2 comments

Leaving to visit my family tomorrow for a long weekend. My sister and husband are Chritening their baby girl on Sunday. We will be driving back on Monday. I spoke to my friend today. And together we will be making a new and improved effort ... Read more
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      6 comments

I decided to go short a... Read more

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