Tag Archives: Health

2013 Summary

I had a few simple goals for 2013: 1. Prioritise regular exercise to manage stress during Honours, increase energy and generally stay healthy. 2. Prioritise regular journally to manage stress during Honours. 3. Complete my Honours coursework brilliantly and produce … Continue reading

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Reasons for the Fat Shame

Why do we feel ashamed of our weight? Week in, week out, my work involves visiting teenagers to take their measurements as part of a research project about healthy weight management for adolescents. All the participants in our project are … Continue reading

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Week 44 Review: Crashing and hiding – and what I’ve learned.

Hello Readers (if there are still any of you reading)! I would like to apologise for disappearing last year. I stopped writing for a few weeks because I got a bit sick, but really I found it hard to get … Continue reading

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Exercise motivations and blocks

I’m over halfway through my week of fitness madness and have found some positive things happening as well as some challenges. In Australia, some of the free-to-air networks have recently added an extra, shopping channel each. I generally just delete … Continue reading

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Week 44: Weightloss Special

This weekend I became really discouraged. In particular, I became discouraged about my weight loss goal. Although I know I mention health-and-fitness-related goals in this blog, I try not to focus too much on weight loss itself. I try to … Continue reading

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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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If I’d known they had super-sonic treadmills…

Well, if I’d known they had super-sonic* treadmills, maybe I would have braved the gym a lot sooner! Yes, I managed to drag myself to the gym today! I am so very proud of myself!┬áIt was quite nifty, actually, because … Continue reading

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