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Shhh, can you keep a secret?
Sunday, February 21, 2021      28 comments

I won’t make it official till Wednesday as that’s BLC45 weigh-in day..... BUT........ I crept into Onederland this morning!!!!!! Yes, finally 199 pounds, been a long time.... Then friends came over for lunch with their two do... Read more
Squats are super, yes they are!
Thursday, February 18, 2021      21 comments

Well they’re super for me , anyway..... But why? Because, having made squats part of my workout over the last five years, I have discovered that they help in my functional fitness... What do I mean by that? Well, when I’m ... Read more
Sunday, February 14, 2021      27 comments

Lots is written about rewards for goals achieved and I realised that whilst I sometimes mention rewards vaguely, more to do with getting to the final target, I rarely actually really reward myself. Anyway, one of my teams has been talking a... Read more
Variety is the spice of life....
Friday, February 12, 2021      18 comments

... and it makes sense when losing weight too. When I was a lot younger, I tended to keep to the same meals in rotation for losing weight, having the same breakfasts cay in, day out as it was easier when I was working. Lunches were very sam... Read more
I did a ten minute beginner yoga workout and survived!
Thursday, February 11, 2021      18 comments

I have always liked the idea of yoga, but have always felt somewhat in awe... well today, as part of the BLC45 weekly challenge, I found a beginner set and did it... and I’m here to tell the tale. Now I’m not going to say it was all easy, but I ... Read more
Two pounds to Onederland....
Wednesday, February 10, 2021      22 comments

This is the closest I have been to Onederland in probably ten years and I’m taking it one day at a time, one pound at a time. Yes, I weigh dail... Read more
NSVs and still learning...
Friday, February 05, 2021      22 comments

NSVs It’s not all about numbers on the scale or inches... it’s great not having to wrestle for several minutes putting on and taking off that sports bra without fastenings, even at my sweatiest I can do it. Previously it felt like I w... Read more
Monday, February 01, 2021      22 comments

Why I started with SparkPeople... Well, I had done the ‘ diet thing’ many times, several times with WW meetings, but I started to know more than the people taking the meetings and it was no longer for me. Also, I was a single mum with a you... Read more
Onederland in clear sight, what next?
Saturday, January 30, 2021      21 comments

I’ve been focusing on getting to Onederland, so I thought today, what about once I get there? My weightloss journey will not be over, so I need to plan my next steps. Well, at 198 pounds I will be overweight. 196 pounds was my weight w... Read more
The times they are a changing’ sang Bob Dylan....
Friday, January 29, 2021      21 comments

Boy, was he right! Not just in the wider world, but for me too... Those times are always changing in lots of ways. I love exercising... Read more
I want it all and I want it NOW!
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      17 comments

- In the words of Freddy Mercury and Queen .... That’s how I feel on my ‘meh’ days... Yes, I know the weight didn’t appear overnight, although it sometimes feels that way... And I know that 1-2 pounds a week is great.... BUT,... Read more
Psychic powers working....
Friday, January 22, 2021      20 comments

When I got up this morning, I decided that I would intentionally be more active during the day, as often as possible getting up to move small things, put things away etc., taking the extra steps. Later on, I logged onto SparkCoach - your ch... Read more
Dentist, kitchen shop, seafood curry.....
Thursday, January 21, 2021      15 comments

This morning, Able Mabel surpassed herself yet again. Today’s egg offering was 87 grams. Is there no stopping this marvel?! I knew it would be a bitty day so I made sure to pedal for 40 minutes before a lovely breakfast of our Mabel’s eggs,... Read more
Fake it till you make it...
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      10 comments

This is a bit close to home for me at the moment. I’m doing all I can to get to Onederland, but I’ve been here before.... I’ve been yo-yo-ing between 211 pounds and 204 pounds for a while. Today I hit 205 pounds again. This t... Read more
Able Mabel does it again!....
Monday, January 18, 2021      16 comments

Able Mabel is one of our lovely chickens, the only one to lay eggs since we got them, at the average rate of two every three days. She started with 76 grams.... Today’s egg was 87 grams! I figure if I lose weight at the rate that Mabel... Read more

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