HM2014: Day 6

Well I was off work ill today and spent most of the day lying in bed, so I didn’t get much walking done at all, or my fitness DVD. Hopefully I’ll be feeling better tomorrow so I can get off my ass again, I feel terrible not doing anything but I’ve got no energy for anything except lying in bed with my book and a cup of tea. Stats for today Calories eaten: 1,349 Calories burned: 2,426 Steps taken: 1,063 Active minutes: 0

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HM2014: Day 5

I woke up this morning feeling even more rubbish than yesterday, so I knew I wouldn’t be doing my DVD. But I managed to stick to my diet plan, which is something of a success, so hopefully I will be feeling better tomorrow! Stats for today Calories eaten: 1,320 Calories burned: 2,793 Steps taken: 3,721 Active minutes: 6

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Brimham Rocks: 5th January 2014

As I mentioned in my post yesterday, we went for a rather cold walk around Brimham Rocks, a National Trust property in North Yorkshire, near Ripon. Cameron had never been there before, but I went many many times when I was younger. It was a fab afternoon scrambling up and down the smaller rocks, although it was too wet and I was too scared of falling to get very high!

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HM2014: Day 4

Well today I went from feeling a little tickle in my nose when I woke up, to my nose running like a tap by dinnertime, and all my energy was gone. So today was an involuntary rest-day from Maracattack. I did, however, go for a walk at Brimham Rocks with Cameron, which I think probably burnt more calories that my Fitbit said, since we were scrambling up and over rocks and it was damn bloody cold! Stats for today Calories eaten: 1,468 Calories...

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HM2014: Day 3

I was aching so much today that I was tempted to skip Maracattack. After all, I did walk more today than yesterday. But then I realised that was just an excuse that the old me would have made, so I sucked it up and put on the DVD. It felt horrible while I was doing it, but I felt much better when it was over, knowing that I’d done it. I walked more today than yesterday, although not as much as planned. We’d planned to take a trip up...

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HM2014: Day 2

Day 2, complete! Maracattack was much harder today because my muscles were aching so much from yesterday, especially when it got to the abs section. The side planks are an absolute killer! But I made it through to the end again, kind of. Because the steps in the routine change so quickly, it’s hard to keep up with what you should be doing. And sometimes they don’t show Miranda’s modified version until you’re already...

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HM2014: Day 1

Well after a chat with my boyfriend, I’ve actually decided to blog daily instead of weekly. I just feel that if I blog weekly, there’s loads of chances for me to deviate from the track, whereas if I’m blogging every day, it keeps me accountable. I think blogging on a night before bed will be better than morning, cos I have been known to stay in bed quite late on weekends, and I’d probably forget! So here’s today...

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Day One, Fresh Start, New Beginnings and All That Jazz…

So here it is, day one of my mission 2014. It would have started yesterday, but it was Cameron’s annual family New Years Day party, and I was expecting a lot of food. Boy was I right, I think I must have eaten half a pig in roast gammon, roast pork, sausage rolls and pork pie. But from today onwards, healthy healthy healthy. I took my first set of progress pictures this morning, and although I said before I was going to post them...

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