Tag Archives: Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Tea, Hot Water and Other Drinks!

Those who have known me a long time, know that I love my coffee – it was a ritual for many years – special cup, milk frother and coffee grinder.  All that got left behind when I came to Beijing. … Continue reading

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I Won’t Wake up Starving?

I have always, for as long as I can remember, eaten something before bed.  There is something in me that says this must be done.  When I switched to working more evenings, it got even worse.  Some nights I would … Continue reading

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Still Climbing!

There’s more information here about the actual climb and it’s also the source of my picture, so I thought I’d share it first off! http://www.iconadventures.com.au/blog/climbing-mount-kilimanjaro-2/   Some day I hope to be one of these people, fit and ready to … Continue reading

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Celebrating Anyways…

Being Wednesday, it is also my TOPS day and I went and faced the scale.  I was excited because this is the first month that I’ve been able to attend each meeting – a good reason to celebrate.  Showing up … Continue reading

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I Really Should go to Bed!

However, it has been over 24 hours since the weekly weigh in, and I should record the results – even if I am less than encouraged by them.  I missed a workout on Monday and ate too much cheese. (Tonight … Continue reading

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Climbing Mountains

Working out has to fun and it has to have some purpose and goal.  For me there has to be something more tangible than simply getting fitter and losing weight.  Losing weight is not guaranteed – especially if you have … Continue reading

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TOPS – Week 2

We’ll blame it on the peanut butter – not just a little bit spread lightly on a banana (one of my favourite ways to enjoy both bananas and peanut butter) but: I went to the gym, more about that later, … Continue reading

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TOPS Week 1

Since Christmas and New  Years fell on Wednesday this go-round, I didn’t have a visit with the official scale until this morning.  The news wasn’t what I really wanted – I’d have liked to stay the same – but it … Continue reading

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Page 6 – Keeping on!

Just a quick note to say that I am being kind to myself and not giving up.  I joined with my daughter to do some starter fitness.  Today was 45 jumping jacks and 10 crunches.  I don’t do jumping jacks … Continue reading

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Coming Home Hungry

For a while I was buying muffins at work.  Budget wise they were a great deal – only 69 cents, and though they don’t look quite like this (I only bought the “low fat” raisin bran kinds most of the … Continue reading

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