Monthly Archives: November 2011

The First Race is the Deepest

By late-April 2010 I was really getting into my stride and even considered myself to be an actual runner. I was still a way off my target weight but getting closer every day. I felt fitter and healthier and happier … Continue reading

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Be Safe, Be Seen!

It’s cold outside today, my hands and ears were like ice blocks on the 20 minute school run. Battling the elements with moody kid and push-chair in tow was no easy feat today! The wind has been blowing a gale … Continue reading

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Some stuff that has worked for me…

Like I have already mentioned, I am far from at my perfect weight. All this has been a huge learning curve and it’s still very much an ongoing process. While I’d like the focus of this Blog to primarily be … Continue reading

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Half the Woman I Used to be…

This is what every really wants to see – so here it is…. Most shocking thing really is the fact I’m smiling and running which doesn’t usually happen at the same time!

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A Slipperly Slope

May 2009 280lbs (20st) 7/11/2009 246lbs (17st 8lb) 7/28/2009 241lbs (17st 3lb) 8/18/2009 236lbs (16st 12lb) 9/1/2009 229lbs (16st 5lb) 11/10/2009 211lbs (15st 1lb) 12/7/2009 190lbs (13st 8lb) 4/20/2010 165lbs (11st 11lb) 8/27/2010 165lbs (11st 11lb) 1/9/2011 145lbs (10st 5lb) … Continue reading

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Not a Morning Person

I am definitely not what you would call a morning person, before 10am and several very large cups of tea or coffee there’s nothing about me that’s nice, friendly or pretty. These 6am starts were killing me. Fortunately in my … Continue reading

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It’s Not Rocket Science

So the diet was going pretty good. I took one day at a time, some of them were good days (marked in my diary with a happy little smiley face), and others were not quite so good days (yep, sad … Continue reading

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