September 2011


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by Helen Denney-Stone on 30 September, 2011

Day 14,15 and 16 0f my Life Choice Challenge – Made it two good weeks – I am feeling a difference in myself in my energy levels as well as in my clothes, they are not as tight!! Too soon to move down a size but these have eased. I will not be able toRead the Rest…


All Blacks step it up a notch!

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by Elly Hurley on 27 September, 2011

What a weekend of sport for New Zealand supporters! There was plenty of anticipation and hype leading up to the All Blacks vs France game in the Rugby World Cup, and we weren’t disappointed. The first ten minutes looked ominous as the French took early control, I wouldn’t have been alone as I sat thereRead the Rest…


Long term change

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by Helen Denney-Stone on 26 September, 2011

  Day 11 – First day in Jersey and time finally¬† caught up with me – went for a nap and the next 14 hours disappeared! It is going to be hard to keep strictly to this challenge whilst I am home seeing family and friends and socialising, which is basically all I do here,Read the Rest…


All Blacks meet their RWC nemesis France

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by Elly Hurley on 23 September, 2011

Everything is resting on the All Blacks game against France on Saturday night. Last time I checked public lynchings were long dead in New Zealand, but that could all change if Les Bleus pull off the second major upset of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. For momentum and team spirit the All Blacks can notRead the Rest…


El Diablo

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by Helen Denney-Stone on 23 September, 2011

Day 9 & 10 of My Life Choice Challenge It is amazing really you set out with a challenge and without knowing it there a little hurdles along the way, often unforeseen difficulties that in the normal run of life would go unnoticed. The difference now is that not only are they noticed but theyRead the Rest…


Trump, Robbins and the rest.

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by Helen Denney-Stone on 21 September, 2011

For the next 3 days, Day 6, 7 & 8of My Life Choice Challenge – I am at the National Achievers Congress in Sydney seeing Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, T. Harv Eker and Donald Trump to name but a few. For my challenge however this is a little bit of a challenge as other thanRead the Rest…


Feeling good

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by Helen Denney-Stone on 18 September, 2011

Day 5 of my Life Choice Challenge Weigh in for the first time, of course very first thing in the morning you are at your lightest at this time of the day!! Hurray 1.9 kg down from the start – not only do I feel better but I have given back some weight. Look IRead the Rest…


Weight and the gym

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by Helen Denney-Stone on 17 September, 2011

  Day 3 – well headache under some control I decide to steel myself and head towards the gym. I am not a gym junky and in fact I really do not like gyms or exercising so this part of the challenge enabling me to regain fitness and shape is a hard ask – againRead the Rest…


Richie McCaw will have to wait for his 100

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by Elly Hurley on 16 September, 2011

I was so excited when I realised Richie McCaw was going to be playing his 100th game for the All Blacks in Hamilton. Sadly though it’s not to be, he’s injured himself in a training run and won’t be playing. Hamilton was my home town when I lived in New Zealand and I have manyRead the Rest…


We are what we eat!

by Helen Denney-Stone on 15 September, 2011

Day 2 of my Life Choice Challenge. As luck would have it day two of my challenge, back home but with a nasty migraine. I mentioned in an earlier post that one of the reasons for this challenge was to pay more attention to my health and it is the migraines that have only comeRead the Rest…