Monthly Archives: December 2012

Active Recovery Week/Learning to listen to my body

So this week I promised my trainer I would do active recovery.  That is, still workout but burning calories in ways that I don’t usually i.e. other than gym sessions or long runs.  I have to admit this kinda freaked … Continue reading

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The “no comfort zones” weekend

So this weekend I went on a houseboat with five other people (all female). It was a bit of a random bunch where no single person knew all of the others and I only knew one other person on there. … Continue reading

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Smashing it vs Stressing it

So I’m having a hellish time at work at the moment.  Things are escalating with projects and of course the usual pre-Christmas rush (no, I’m not in retail).  I’m finding myself completely stressed and working ridiculously long hours (a lot … Continue reading

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Just keep swimming

So now that we’re into (slightly) warmer weather I’ve added swimming to my activities.  My training schedule looks like this at the moment: Monday am – Swimming Tuesday am – Sprints and weights Tuesday pm – Personal Training Wednesday am … Continue reading

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50kgs – GONE

So I hit a rather significant milestone this week…50kgs gone!  It kinda snuck up on me because I wasn’t expecting it just yet but I lost 2.1kgs this week and all of a sudden I was over the 50kgs lost … Continue reading

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No rewards, this is my life now

When I started with 12wbt I set a few rewards for my milestones just as suggested (non-food rewards of course).  I had new workout gear for 20kgs lost, doona cover and sheet set at 30kgs lost, jewellery at 35kgs lost … Continue reading

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I feel fantastic!

So I’m feeling pretty freaking awesome at the moment. I did my usual run this morning and focussed on striding out and my breathing.  I’m not increasing my distance at the moment but trying to increase my speed.  I have … Continue reading

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