Author Archives: jil

Vulnerability

Need to find a place/way to articulate my thoughts so going to use this blog, even/especially without an audience. I’ve had years of terrible issues with my back with numerous acute events leading to bed rest and rehab at various … Continue reading

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A five year commitment

  Having made a ripper start to my weight loss in the second half of 2016, then letting loose over Christmas and my birthday, I was finding it hard to get back into the swing of things.  But I was … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

Here we go again.  Claiming to be back on the wagon.  That it’s different this time.  This time I’ll stick with it, get the results and make sure that I don’t gain it all back. Deja vu much? So what … Continue reading

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A great response to an ad that I didn’t even realise needed a response

Not sure if you’ve seen it but Oprah recently did a weight watchers commercial (following a significant investment in the business not long ago). Check out a summary and a great response here Given the things that I’ve been struggling … Continue reading

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Is it time to be a Phenomenal Woman?

A friend of mine that’s recently started her own life coaching business (bigbravely.com) posted a question on Facebook a while ago: “What’s the one question about your life that still doesn’t seem to have an answer?” I usually see these … Continue reading

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Moderation vs Abstinence

I’ve always thought I can’t do moderation. More of an all or nothing sort of person, for better or worse. When I’m focussed and committed to my weight loss goals, I remove all temptation from the house and don’t even … Continue reading

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Trusting your Health Professional

For those that don’t know, I have very fair skin and have had my fair share of skin cancers. Not just the delightful, freeze your face off every six months kind but also the kind that requires surgery (melanoma, SCC … Continue reading

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