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Gym horrors and losing weight

Gym horrors and losing weight

Tomorrow is weigh- in day. I last weighed myself a week ago and was pleased to note that I had lost three pounds in a week since joining the gym. At present I am going twice daily to the gym and my target is to burn off 300 calories on each visit. On Saturdays I […]

Fat and thin diet choices

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Fat and thin diet choices

I have been going to the gym every day. And I have also been motivating myself by watching programmes such as “I used to be fat!” The only problem with these programmes is that they are totally unrealistic in the real world. I don’t have a personal trainer on hand, I don’t have constant medical […]

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Gyms phobia and weight loss

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Gyms phobia and weight loss

Yesterday I rejoined the gym. I quit last year mainly to save money. However, a lack of space at home to exercise combined with the appalling UK weather, means that I am now thirty nine pounds a month poorer. Later on today I will have to endure another pointless induction programme. This consists of a […]

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Beyond Skincare

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Beyond Skincare

The Beyond Skincare Company uses organic ingredients and natural oils to create a wonderful range of natural skincare products. To try out this range I recommend indulging in the Organic Shea Delight Body Butter Hearts. These dainty looking hearts come in an organza bag and contain shea butter, cocoa butter and olive oil to deliver […]

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Resisting the temptation to step on the scales

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Resisting the temptation to step on the scales

Yesterday was a very strange day. I did not really feel hungry most of the day and consumed a chicken breast, a slice of ham and a slice of corned beef. In the evening I went out for a steak and salad with extra veg. I confess that a few chips past my lips and […]

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Rainy days not good for exercise

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Rainy days not good for exercise

The diet is still on track. Despite promising myself that I was not going to weigh myself until Thursday this week, on Sunday I could not resist the lure of the scales. I was very happy to note that I had lost another pound. Unfortunately for me it has not stopped raining since Sunday and […]

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Protein and Weight Loss

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Protein and Weight Loss

I have decided that taking a 2 mile walk three times a day is a bit impractical, so I am aiming for doing it twice (weather permitting). Yesterday I did get in my three walks, and stuck to my low cab, high protein diet. I have found omelette makers a real help for my breakfast, […]

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Diet tips from Grandma

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Diet tips from Grandma

I never used to have a problem with my weight; I was one of those annoying people who could eat a whole family sized chocolate bar and never gain a pound. But the last twelve years have been a very different story. Owing to medications and changes ino lifestyle, I have found my weight to […]

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Pressed Mineral Powder for Delicate Skin

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Pressed Mineral Powder for Delicate Skin

A review of mineral powder makeup from the Green People. I am on a quest to find more natural makeup solutions. I have nothing against more traditional brands, in fact I use them regularly, but if I can find a natural product that performs well, I like to give it a try. Mineral make up […]

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Tea Tree skin wash for a deep clean feeling

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Tea Tree skin wash for a deep clean feeling

When it has been a long day and you feel hot and sticky, there is nothing like a shower to perk you up.  And one of the best products around to help you feel really clean and refreshed is Australian Bodycare Tea Tree Skin Wash. This product has a nice clean smell and is suitable […]

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