Monday, 3 May 2010

First, a big thanks to all who left those wonderful comments on my post last week. It's so great to be part of a community of people who get so many of the issues surrounding weight loss.

Speaking of weight loss, I didn't go to my counselor to get weighed in today because it's a bank holiday here today and she's off duty. I thought I'd write my weekly post anyway and then try to write another short one on Wednesday when I get weighed.

I'm really happy to report that my water drinking routine is going spectacularly and as my buddy Sayre promised, I'm no longer spending all day in the toilet. It's a miracle folks, I don't know what my body is doing with the water but it isn't rushing straight from my mouth right through my pee pee hole any more ... which is a good thing because I was really starting to wonder how I could convince my doctor to let me have a catheter ... I mean I've got things to do, I just can't dedicate so much time to peeing.

Another little miracle is that I've been on my elliptical trainer for 30 minutes every morning since I last posted. Up until yesterday, the weather has been so lovely and I've been enjoying it out there. By the way, the photo above is the view from my elliptical . Confession: the reason it lives on the balcony is that our balcony is bigger than our apartment so that's the only place it can fit. Apart from the elliptical, I've also been walking between the tube and our apartment instead of taking the bus. Depending on which tube I take, that's either 3.7kilometers/2.3 miles or 1.7kilometers or 1.1 miles.

I'm so happy with these new habits I'm cultivating that I've created a little column in my sidebar specifically to record and celebrate my lifestyle changes.


  1. congrats on the water consumption, i keep meaning to get on that myself! thanks for stopping by my blog :)

  2. Great job on the water! That is definitely something I need to work on! Thanks for dropping by my blog.

  3. What a nice view! Mine is in the dingy basement but has a view of a TV:)

  4. Hooray for the peeing improvement. Can't beat not needing a catheter. That's just precious, that's what that is.

    Great work too on your elliptical. I have a blank white wall to stare at from my treadmill, but like Karen@WaistingTime I have a computer to watch tv shows on! Keep on walking!

  5. My family room turned into the treadmill and TV room. I do have big pillows for people to lie around on the floor, but the couch that was in the family room is gone and the treadmill takes its place. I am amazed at how large these pieces of equipment are!

    Good on you for waiting out the water consumption issues. Your body is now operating more efficiently because you are keeping it well lubed with water!!!

  6. I do not have a treadmill or any exercise equipment. I did turn one of my extra bedrooms into a wii room though so I could work out in it. You are doing great with the water..


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