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Week 41 Review: Out with the television and in with the treadmill

There’s never enough time! It always seems to disappear. I often feel as if I’ve been constantly occupied and yet nothing has been done. Nothing gets done, but somehow I don’t feel as if I’ve been relaxing, either! Enter electronic … Continue reading

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Week 41: Drop Electronic Entertainment/Add Gym Visits

Sometimes life gets in the way of things I want or intend to do. Sometimes facebook does. This week I will drop idle computer and TV use. This means that I have banned myself from facebook, I am not allowed … Continue reading

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Week 37: Drop Self-Conscious Avoidance/Add Eating Behaviour Journal

I can’t believe it’s so long since I’ve posted here! I think life and ill-health got a bit overwhelming for a while before I went overseas. But now I am back, with just as many good intentions and wordy reflections … Continue reading

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Day of Disaster

Today was a disaster! For my newish research job, it is my task to go through a complicated procedure of taking a participants measurements (such as height, BMI, blood pressure…), having them fill out questionnaires, randomising them into a group … Continue reading

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Week 31 Review: Moderation and Embracing Set Backs Will Change My Life (Possibly)

And so, the 31st week concludes with Zai actually losing a kilogram*. That must mean I’ve cut out a kilogram of butter from my diet! Amazing! I don’t even remember buying that much from the supermarket! Less-butter week has been … Continue reading

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Week31: Drop butter/add risks

This week, I am dropping butter and adding risks. Well, I am not dropping butter completely. I have learned from my previous sugar experiments that I am better off trying to reduce my intake of unhealthy food than completely cut … Continue reading

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The fear of failure cliche

I get rather tired of a lot of the self-help cliches that float around. I so often find them trite and unhelpful. They may be true, of course. But having someone just say it doesn’t help me relate to it … Continue reading

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