TT Members Forum  
Home | Discussion Forums | TTmembers.com Tour | Search | Member Area

Go Back   TT Members Forum > Transformation Contests > 14th Transformation Contest
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-01-2012, 05:14 AM
galaxy galaxy is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,092
Smile I'm back again!

Hi Guys

Well am back for another contest and am very pleased to see there a few friendly faces around so I am in good company

As a previous contest winner I am not eligible to win but I really do need to get back on track I now that posting on the forum and the fab support you receive here is what gets you through.

For those of you that don't know me, I am 46 (almost 47) Mum to 2 boys and recently moved back to the UK after living in NZ for 5.5 years. The move has taken it's toll on my healthy eating, so I have slipped a little but am pleased to say that I have managed to maintain my TT workouts so it's not all doom and gloom!

The move has been and still is very very stressful, we returned with no where to live, no jobs and trying very hard to get our boys into good schools, but all this is a complete nightmare. We have been living with family for 7 weeks, then moved into a family property, but the family thing does not really work, so we are moving out next week into our own rental. Still don't have any jobs and although boys at school it's not the school we want them to go to, so are currently fighinting the system with appeals which is a complete a nightmare!

I cannot beleive how hard it is to get anything done in this country so much red tape and I thought NZ was bad!

Anyhow, long story short, eating and drinking wine has become my emotional crutch, even working out did not help, I remember doing a workout one day with tears streaming down my face as I was so stressed and anxious about the whole situation!

I received an email from Craig the other day reminding me of the contest and what had a proven record of working so I am following his excellent advice.

I started Buff Dudes Hot chicks a couple of days ago and I will be using ESE with healthy eating the rest of the time to shift the extra pounds.

We have limited internet access so I won't be able to get on here every day but will be here as often as possible.

I like to post daily goals as I know that's what works for me to here are today:

1. Workout B from BDHC

2. Fast until 6pm - not quite 24 hrs but prob all I can manage to day

3. Limit wine to 2 glasses tonight - can't promise none as it's Friday and we have had a mega stressy week.

So folks best sign off, good luck to everyone look forward to getting the newbies to TT and hope I can offer you some help along the way. Also looking forward to catching up with some of my old TT buddies

Hi to Rob, Wsarni, and Neil , great to see some friendly faces

Cheers for now Katie
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-01-2012, 06:36 AM
RobB's Avatar
RobB RobB is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 11,526
Default

Good luck Katie. I hope you get everything working out for you. With your mindset, I am sure you will !!!!!!! TT has a way of "establishing" that in people. Glad you are here..chin up...Rob
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-01-2012, 08:27 AM
kerry kerry is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 1,252
Default

Hey Katie:

Welcome back!

BDHC - niiiice....Best. Program. Ever.....

Stay strong,

Kerry
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-03-2012, 10:31 PM
Jollybeggar's Avatar
Jollybeggar Jollybeggar is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 799
Default

Hey Katie,

I remember you from one of my last contest. So happy you finished and won! Great job. Hoping you reach your goals this time around as well.
__________________
__________________________________
Jollybeggar aka John

“You can’t always be the fastest or the strongest, but you can always try the hardest.” - sign in Jay Ferruggia's Renegade Gym
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-04-2012, 03:12 AM
wsarwani's Avatar
wsarwani wsarwani is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Manama, Bahrain
Posts: 1,424
Default

Katie!!!!

It's so good to see you back. Well done for returning to the forums and the contest even though you're not eligible to win. You've done a stellar job in the past and I have no doubt you'll do the same again.

Sorry to hear about all the stress you're going through. I can relate to what you're saying and going through although my situation is nowhere as extreme as yours. Stay strong and remember that your "TT family" is here for you whenever you need.

I made my first trip in 9 years to the UK for school reunion. While I had a fantastic time seeing my old school friends (PRIMARY school, not high school or uni!), I was shocked at what has happened to the UK. (I studied in London in the 90's). I could not believe how expensive everything had become and it was a real drain on my pocket even though I was there for only 6 days.

You can get through this. You're a fighter.
__________________
Waleed
Powered by Turbulence Training


Find me on Facebook
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-04-2012, 07:49 PM
hal1's Avatar
hal1 hal1 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 1,112
Default

Hey, Katie! Good to have you back! Sorry things w/ the move have been chaotic, but not in the least unexpected, I suppose. I'll be cheering you on while I try to get myself back to where I left off at, too (but I'll keep my thread over in the workout area).
__________________
Heather




Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-11-2012, 06:50 PM
RobB's Avatar
RobB RobB is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 11,526
Default

Hope things are "cruising' on the positive side, Katie.....think'in about you!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 06-12-2012, 07:10 AM
allbruteforce's Avatar
allbruteforce allbruteforce is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 297
Default

It's great to see a contest winner in the forums.

Which contest did you win? Have your goals and approach differed from then till now?
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 06-12-2012, 12:50 PM
concetta27 concetta27 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Budd Lake, NJ
Posts: 3,932
Default

Good luck Katie. As a previous winner you have what it takes. We are here to encourage and help. Hope things settle for you soon. Concetta
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 06-23-2012, 02:31 PM
Ariane Ariane is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 74
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by concetta27 View Post
Good luck Katie. As a previous winner you have what it takes. We are here to encourage and help. Hope things settle for you soon. Concetta
Welcome Katie!

Previous winner!? Wow!!
Can I find your journal in a forum?

Please tell us the SECRET!

Wish you very well,

Ariane
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2006-2008 TTMembers.com All Rights Reserved. Reproduction without permission prohibited.