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October 2011

    #Fuff Week 7

    31/10/2011

    Weight Wars

    Blimey! We’re into week 7 already, before we know it, it’ll be Christmas!

    What have you done this week towards your goals?
    This week I was a bit naughty following weigh in. I was a bit downhearted with my pathetic 1/2lb loss so pigged out with a chip shop tea and although it was naughty, I really enjoyed it. I should really stop feeling guilty about eating post weigh in. Unfortunately, I managed to consume all my daily points and weekly points on Wednesday (McDs for breaky, 2 ring donuts & pizza hut deep pan pizza for dinner) so have spent the rest of the week trying to make up for it being extra good with exercise and sticking well within my daily points.

    What have you done to make you feel fabulous?



    I got my hair cut. I’ve had lots of lovely comments about it so that’s VERY positive.

    How do you pull yourself out of a slump or prevent yourself falling in to one?
    When I’m having a crap day instead of turning to food, I try to do something instead, perhaps take the dog for the walk or get my bum wiggling on the wii. I put into perspective everything that I have achieved and how far I want to go and by doing that I realise that I am in such a better place now than I think I have ever been and that’s definitely not worth slumping into a grump for!

    Are you naturally positive or do you have to work at it? How do you keep yourself positive?
    I try to be a positive person, life is far too short to dwell on mistakes or regrets. Don’t get me wrong I do get down sometimes but as I said before I try and put in perspective all the good stuff going on in my life. They [whoever they are!] say that there’s always someone else worse off than you and I did think they’re right! I am incredibly lucky to have a fantastic hubby, a lovely home, a very loyal (if noisy) woofer, a fab family and some brilliant friends. See, nothing to whinge about!

    I’m on Holiday right now, if you could go away anywhere tomorrow (and work wouldn’t get weird) where would you go?
    Ohhh, I’d jump on a jet plane with hubby (First Class obviously, if i’m not paying) and i’d go to Australia. I would absolutely love to go there one day. It’s thousands of miles away, absolutely huge and has masses to see and do. I’d love to go to America one day too and see the Grand Canyon, the desert, the mountains, the cities, everything!

    How true is that? {sig}

  • Reasons to be cheerful…week 43

    After a totally grumpy weekend I thought it was about time to join in with #R2BC. Here are my 5 reasons to be cheerful this week.. 1) It’s half term and hubby is off.…

    27/10/2011
  • The Gallery: Faces

    This week over on The Gallery, the theme of the week is Faces. So here’s my entry…. My Mikeymoo is being adorable this week. I love this photo because he managed to sneak upstairs…

    26/10/2011
  • #Fuff Week 6

    Apologies for the delay in posting my Fuff update. Was having a bit of a downer at the weekend and didn’t think you’d want to read doom and gloom so thought it was best…

    25/10/2011
  • Week 42: Weigh in Update..

    Another week on the wagon and weigh in showed I’d lost 1lb. I’m pleased with a loss but so frustrated that it was only 1lb. I need 0.5lb to get my 4 stone total loss,…

    25/10/2011
  • On a rollercoaster…

    What a day Wednesday was? So my long awaited hospital appointment got cancelled, the Doctor is off sick! Annoyed, very but strangely pleased as I get a little longer to get my 4 stone loss…

    20/10/2011
  • #Fuff Week 5

    I can’t believe we’re half way through the challenge already. I know the next 5 weeks will fly by so it’s now time to refocus and get the best out of my time over…

    19/10/2011
  • Week 41: weigh in update = frustrated…

    So I’ve gone from being really pleased with myself for resisting all the yummy food at the weekend and saying “no” to a pudding and really appreciative of all the lovely comments I’ve had…

    18/10/2011
  • Changing faces…

    Mr & MrsShilts October 2011 I posted this photo on facebook last night and a lot of my friends commented on how slim my face looks. I’m actually dead chuffed because most of the people…

    16/10/2011
  • Cybher 2012 Sponsorship Opportunity

    Have you heard about Cybher 2012? I have and it’s going to brilliant! Cybher is the first female blogging event of its kind taking place in London, UK next May 2012. The event is aimed…

    12/10/2011