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Coffee the colour of he-man

Yesterday was wretched, I felt wretched and I even wretched a bit! Today the programme was so much better. I tried the blended coffee and it created a thick, coconut latte. It was a little oily, but I [...]

My New Way Of Life

My boyfriend put his arms around me this evening and exclaimed 'you feel thinner!' That felt good! I am half a stone thinner, which is no mean feat, but I'm also leaner, less fat, more muscle. As my [...]

What I'd look like as a zombie (right), with my friend Morag.

Zombie Apocalypse Training: Gym Motivation

I don't like going to the gym. Some people do. They get a rush and they do multiple classes in one session, but I am not one of those people. However, I understand the need for regular exercise, [...]


Final Day: Fitocracy

So it's the last day of the Spark Challenge on Fitocracy, which they have now decided to rename the Arnold Challenge. It annoys me that they've changed this half way through - plan your marketing better! You can [...]


Today was our final day. Christie was out in terms of lessons, but came up the mountain to get another look at Charles, our instructor. I really think she could have played on the injury a bit better, [...]


Fitocracy: Day 4

It's the 4th April today and I've managed to do the Fitocracy Spark Challenge every day. You can see the challenge here. It's getting easier and I think  might need to step it up a notch. The reverse [...]


Fitocracy: Spark Challenge

I am doing the Fitocracy Spark Challenge. It's an exercise regime from Fitocracy.com which asks you to give 30 mins a day to get fitter and it's endorsed by the ultimate fitness fanatic himself, Mr Arnold Schwarzenegger. You [...]


5 days 5ks

Last 5 days I've run 5 x 5kms. Still not at peak, but definitely improving stamina. No gym tomorrow as head to S.Wales. Will be back on it on Thursday, then will have to find a new gym [...]

Today the weather lifted and the snow was lovely. We had a great lesson, with Charles, our instructor arriving sans sunglasses. He has amazing brown eyes and lovely dark eyelashes. Christie was right, he's hot! Oh la laa! [...]

Oi get your fucking skis off my snowboard

Learning to Snowboard: Day 4

After a momentous day yesterday, today took a big dip when the weather turned incredibly cloudy/foggy. We had trouble deciding between cloud and fog, so most of us used the terms interchangeably. The horrific weather meant increased concentration [...]