Friday, October 28, 2011

Lingerie Purchases........

After having most of my bra underwires breaking on me, it was time to venture out to purchase some more as I was down to one!

Off I went to Farmers to try them on - remembering that this time last year was when I had last purchased some and was in a good place with my weight loss journey and at the lowest ever weight.  My bra size then was a 16E.

I had been wearing those bras for the last year and had slowly been putting them under a lot of pressure due to me having put on at least 10 kgs over the course of the year(eek!), and in my naive mind I thought "oh I must be about an 18 maybe 20 at the most"

BUT no - those number were not to be seen on these lovely lady lumps!

The new number that is now gracing the girls is a 22C
Oh the shock and the shame!

The largest I had been was a 22DD!. - How did this happen I hear inner naive Lisa saying - we haven't been that bad have we?? - We aren't at our heaviest again?? Why oh Why!

And we all know it has only been my own doing - sneaky treats here and there - eaten in private but worn in public!

So it is time to knuckle down and do what needs to be done!

Starting tomorrow....................

Just kidding - starting now!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Things I Love Thursday

Things I am loving............

Back walking and catching the train
Completing all the items on my To do List for the weekend
Scrapbooking again
Reading Awesome Blogs
Family Fun Days
Wrapping Xmas Presents
Buying Christmas Presents
Buying New Lingerie
Eating Healthly
Playing Squash Again
Finding free workout classes
Summer Sun Days in Auckland
Enjoying Dancing Again

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Catch Up

Just a quick catch up to report the last two days have been good - food wise - I walked to work yesteday and found it a bit hard for some reason, may be just tired or weary -who knows!

Also the underwire in my bra went -both of them! -Argh so the girls were pushed together hanging low all day and double boobing a couple of times - YUCK!

So glad I was wearing a loose top - but by the time I got home I had some rubbing under the breasts that was hurting!

Then this morning I noticed that on another bra one of the underwires has gone as well - so I guess I better get off to the Bendon Shop and get me some more - I know I have gone up a size as well since my last fitting -bugger it all!

Oh well - only my doing!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Labour Day Holiday

WOO HOO Its a holiday here in NZ!!
the All Blacks WON the Rugby World Cup
Final score 8-7

And with it being a public holiday - I am hoping to complete some more scrapbook pages and load up some unwanted items onto Trade Me.
This evening I plan on going to a nice walk as well - the day is a bit warm at the moment for my liking!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Family Day

Looking up to the top
Well today was a family Fun day and we headed to Snow Planet for some snow fun!

The drive is about 1 hour from door to door which was a little bit longer than I thought.

But we got there - decided who was doing what - skiing or snowboards - the kids and me chose boarding and hubby decided on skiing.
We got all suited up, boots on and headed out!

The kids enjoyed themselves altho Courtney being so skinny felt the cold pretty quickly despite layering up.

Hubby and Courtney all ready to go
Hubby had the most fun - even tho its not really his thing

Liam found it a bit hard and started getting cold

Liam all ready to begin
And as for me - well I thought I could have managed the snowboarding but I couldn't and when I changed over to the skiing - the ski boots killed my calves! So I was in them for about 20 minutes and didn't even get to ski at all as the pain was too much.

I will admit that I was disappointed that I was unable to enjoy the day and thought that it would have gone a lot better but I guess at the end of the day when you are weighing 115kgs alot more effort is needed for sports orientated events.

Next time it will be better!

Saturday, October 22, 2011


Today I created these wedding presents for my two dear friends who are getting married on 11 November 2011.

I have covered up there names at the top.

The idea is totally cased from Nora at Just Make Stuff and I added each of there names onto the frames as well.

The idea is that they can use a whiteboard marker (which I will supply them) and leave little love notes to each other each day to remind them of why they love each other.

I am also trying to create another item for them - will show you if it all works out

Friday, October 21, 2011


Where do I begin...............

The last couple of weeks/months I have been going through the motions of life as it was all to overwhelming for me - why - I am not entirely sure, but think it is a mix of many different things:


Many different things in my life got neglected including my weight loss journey and eveything I had established to go with it - excercise, healthy eating, sleep!

But - I am hoping to change all of that now or at least over the next week or so.

I have begun walking/training to work again which will help with weight loss and money parts of my life (petrol costs for the car was increasing the Credit Card debt! - petrol at the moment is approx 2.09cents per litre and with the tank being 50 litres for a full I am only getting approx 550 kms out of a tank - which is about a week and half work travelling!)

With the regular excercising, I am sleeping better which is making me feel more motivated to do things around the house as well as concentrate on my scrapbooking and other crafts that I do.

It is also helping me with making healthier food choices which in turn makes me a happier person.

I know it will be a slow process to get back to where I was before things slid down the slippery slope but I will get there.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Things I Love.......

Getting back into walking and catching the train
Sun shiny days after the rain
Summer is coming
Completing scrapbook pages
Creating wedding gifts
Spending time with friends
Family days at Snow Planet
The All Blacks making it to the RWC Final
A loving forgiving husband
Wonderful happy children
Awesome Blogs to read
Inspiration from those blogs
Slowly sorting out my muddled brain

Thursday, October 13, 2011

So True

"Life does not need to be perfect to be wonderful."


--Annette Funicello

Thursday, October 6, 2011