26 to 12 – another weight loss blog

One woman's journey to lose half her body weight


May 2014

Me and My PT: A Conversation in Confusion

Me: Phil, when I'm using the weight machines, should I be upping the reps or the kilos? PT: Pounds Me: (looks blank) PT: They're in pounds not kilos Me: But... Simon told me they were kilos PT: Why would you... Continue Reading →


May Madness: Day 24-26 – Boots, Ponies and Canals

Having fallen in love with walking again over the last few weeks (which I haven't done a huge amount of since my teens), I decided to bite the bullet on Friday and invest in some new walking boots. My trainers... Continue Reading →

May Madness: Day 23 – Relax, Take it Easy(ish)

After yesterday's workout extravaganza, I decided to take it a little easier on myself today, so I went for a swim this morning. I love swimming in the mornings, it really wakes me up. Sadly, it didn't work so well... Continue Reading →

Things That Annoy Me At The Gym

I've got my bitchy hat on today, and I feel the need to share a few of the things (mostly people) that irritate me at the gym. 1. People using my locker. Ok, ok, I know it's not really my... Continue Reading →

May Madness: Day 22 – I May Have Made a Terrible Mistake

Last week I had a minor cashflow crisis, so I moved my PT session back a week so that was booked in for this morning. Forgetting all about that, I had to rearrange boxing due to the meal out at... Continue Reading →

Weekly Weigh-In Results 21st May 2014

Well last night's weigh-in was pretty disappointing/frustrating. I gained 1.5lb. Now I did slip up a little on Tuesday morning, but I had sorted myself out by lunchtime, and even when I went out for the meal with work I... Continue Reading →

Posting Century!

This is my 100th post, and it is quite special for me.  Nancy over at My Year[s] of Sweat asked me to write a guest post for her blog. This was kind of scary but exciting for me, and also turned... Continue Reading →

May Madness: Days 19-21 – Catching Up!

I know, I know. I disappear. I don't call, I don't write... I've had a surprisingly busy start to the week, which has meant a change to my routine. But I've worked around it and still managed to (just) fit... Continue Reading →

May Madness: Day 17 & 18 – The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Another joint post, since my weekend has been really busy again! Yesterday we went for another walk, which turned out to be a lot longer than expected, and today has been full of sunshine, housework, roast dinners and a (slightly... Continue Reading →

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