12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 12 Update

Week 12 already?! How the heck did that happen? I’m in a reflective mood tonight as I roll into the final week of a challenge which has not at all delivered what I had hoped it would, but instead feels…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 11 Update

This will only be a quick update tonight because I’ve just come home from a full day of hiking and I’m pretty tired! This has been another good week, although I didn’t get as much exercise done as I’d wanted…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 10 Update

Hello! It’s Sunday again and the start of Week 10 has rolled around so quickly. That means there’s 3 weeks to go, and I’m feeling pretty good about that. This has been a great week – possibly my best, because…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 9 Update

It’s nice to be able to sit down to write this post, nearly 3/4 of the way through my 12 Week Challenge, and be in a positive frame of mind. It probably helps that I’m sitting in a sunny window…
Welcome to G.I. Gen!

  Hey everybody, I’m Gen, and I live in Melbourne, Australia. Welcome to G.I. Gen! Over the past 4-5 years I’ve lost almost 30% of my body weight, going from a miserable pre-diabetic size 18 to a fit, healthy size…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 8 Update

  I’m going to be straight with you, as I promised I would here. I have very little enthusiasm for writing this blog post this week. Largely because I don’t feel it’s been a very successful week and I’m not…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 7 Update

  Week 7 already! I can’t believe how quickly it’s flown. This has been an interesting week. I know I say that each week, but in this week of my 12 Week Challenge I feel like I’ve learned a really…
In search of my ‘authentic blog voice’

This week has been pretty stressful, and one of those weeks where I’ve felt like I’ve been caught up in a whirling dervish of pressure, expectations (my own, mostly), planning, organising, etc, and have not had time, or more to…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 6 Update

This has been a week full of learnings! If you’ve read the Week 5 Update, you’ll remember I started the week full of enthusiasm and feeling fantastic. On Tuesday I did my Week 4 weigh and measure, and was really…
12 Week Fat Loss Challenge – Week 5 Update

Week 4 has been even better than the previous one, and I feel really positive that as the weeks go on I’m going to tweak and perfect my nutrition and exercise so that by week 12 it’s going to be…