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Old 22-10-2014, 19:59
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Are there any active South Africans around (beside the spammers!)
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Old 26-10-2014, 19:55
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Hi im active again i hope there more of us i always like to chat here when i miss home 😃
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Old 27-10-2014, 18:59
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Hi Running Girl - how long have you been in NZ now, and where in SA were you from? Do you still have family here and do you visit, and, and, and?

My little sister moved to Perth a year ago, but her and her hubby is already busy packing to go and settle in Paris in January - very exciting stuff!
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Old 28-10-2014, 19:12
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6 yrs this november ..... Im was born in cape town but grew up mostly in gauteng area....... Its been an adventure and we will be staying here ...... My hubby still his father sister and brother in sa me i only have a little sister that i would love to fly over next year to come and visit me ..... My husband has been back a while ago to visit with his family i think we will go and visit again just finances we bought a house and finally feel like we settling a bit ..... I have 2 teenager and a little "laatlammetjie" he is 5 yrs old .... Nz has opened my eyes to a whole new way of looking at rearing your children.......😃😒. I miss the african sun somedays and having coffee with my sister ... I made some friends here mostly south african and 80% of them became family ......

It very exciting for your sister Paris i would love visit there .... Have you thought packing up and leaving
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Old 28-10-2014, 19:39
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I would love to leave! Although we haven't been a 'victim of crime' yet (dare I say), there is not a day that goes by that you don't read in the papers about a 11-year old boy that was tied up to watch his mother being raped...and then 6 months later the family is victims again and the boy runs 6kms to look for help whilst his mother is tied up for 2 X cell phones...his grandparents were killed on the neighbouring farm 6 years ago...or some other horrific shocker! In today's news a soccer captain was killed during an apparent burglary (looks more like a hit murder) and finally they say 'ENOUGH!'.

Don't mean to vent, like I say, we cannot complain as we have lead a pretty comfortable and decent life so far...

But I'm glad to hear that it is working out for you guys...and that you get great support and care for your special laatlammetjie!
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Old 29-10-2014, 08:35
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I know and because we have family there its hard to hear all this things my husbands dad is 90 yrs old and still lives by himself....... We can just pray for them to be safe ................ We haven't been victim of crime either i just needed to give my children something better for their future here my son would not have to fight the masses and B.E.E to get a job after school..... We just got this opportunity and we took it and starting new in a country can be hard but its what you make of it and if you stay in sa you life the best live you can ........
And even here you would get south africans that would sit here and complain about everything here in nz ..... It bugs me so much none of them are forced to be here they paid a lot of money to come over here ........ So they should suck it up or go back ........
This is not the land of milk and honey .... The kiwis does not get our humour somethime i canot understand them ........ They children have to much opinions here and its cold and it can be lonely .... But this is some stuff i have decide i can live with but it frustrate at time but its my opinion and i dont share it much ...... I have a lovely warm home so if im cold i stay inside ........ This is me venting a bit ...... I must say technology has safe me alot as i chat to friends and family more now than i did when i was in SA
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Old 03-12-2014, 17:10
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Hello im back in the Bus
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Old 08-12-2014, 18:25
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Down here in Perth.... since 2011. All the way from Pretoria.

We packed and left for Perth. Just had enough of politics as both Hubby and I worked for Government as Consultants.

We bought house next to Yanchep beach, settled in very well, kids are Aussies and No, we have no intentions to go back. Not even for a visit.

I have parents in SA and they are welcome to visit me if they want to see me. But I will never expose my children to that Crime Invested Country.

My in-laws visited last year for 4 weeks and they enjoyed it so much, they are on their way for another visit.

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Old 06-01-2015, 23:04
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Hi Shibulizer,

This is also my second time around. This time I will complete the re-feeding and maintenance otherwise it is all a waste of time!
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Old 06-01-2015, 23:33
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Hi, also a SA girl also second time around and determined to make it last!



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Old 07-01-2015, 00:18
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Wow! What a lovely buzz of life in here!

E's - I meant to reply to you earlier - from Pretoria to Perth-toria? LOL - my little sis also moved to Perth in 2013 when she got married, but now they're relocating to Paris! Very exciting stuff! My mom has also been there twice and they cannot rave about the place enough!
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Old 22-01-2015, 17:33
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Immigrating is quite difficult but after 1000 sleeps, you should be okay. Our kids are ozzies now and we have settled in nicely.

It was a rocky road prior to smooth sailing but I would do it in a heartbeat.
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Old 28-05-2015, 19:27
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Hi, I'm new here. This is my third time around. The first time was a breeze. Got to goal and lost 27kgs in 5 months. Second time around, I gave up after three months. I now have more weight to lose than ever before. I am using my old plan that I got the second time around (about three years ago). I know I shouldn't, but I can't afford to sign up again and I really need to lose the weight. I need motivation desperately.
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Old 20-08-2015, 01:44
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Hi Im new here and just starting again trying out my old diet of 3 years ago. Lost 32kgs and was sexy and too confident and then slowly the kilograms starting piling up again. I ate when I was happy and even more when I was mad! Have 18kgs to lose.....(sob, sob!!) I hate photographs...I look FAT!!
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Old 24-08-2015, 20:13
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Hello everyone!!
I'm Jozilicious aka Gail from Joburg, SA and I'm a roundabout Cohen's addict. Well maybe that should be, a food addict and the result is - Dr Cohens.
I've dusted off my Dr Cohen's plan and I've decided to do this FOR REAL this time.
I'm on day 6 of week 1.
The SA forum is new, since I last did Dr Cohen's - so that is incredibly exciting.
I'm back for a little motivation and a lot of (friendly) kick ass.
Hope you all have an inspired day.
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Old 25-08-2015, 01:00
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Hi Jozilicious!! So refreshing to have this vibey attitude of yours here. Unfortunately this place sucks! Dead as a door nail! Its a Ghost Town!
I was also hoping to get some real ass kicking but not a soul in sight. I guess everyone has joined the FB group
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Old 25-08-2015, 04:21
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Hey Jes1,
We'll just have to liven things up!!
So sad, This forum used to be such a life saver for me.
(I'll have to go and check out the Fb site ...but there are so many)

How is your journey going??
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Old 25-08-2015, 15:29
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Heyo Gail!
Yip, the forum (not this New You Forum, the old Cohen forum) meant a lot to me in the past. I once went there and found it filled with spam!

Weight loss this first week has not been as rapid and kinda discouraging, but I'll stick it out. Of course the disappointment then gives in to cheating with a sweet here and there (damn! need to kick the sweet habit!).

It is vital that I stay on track and need I support. So whilst you are still here and not on the FB group (I don't have FB), we have only each other!

How are things going with you? How much do you have to loose this time?

Take care
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Old 01-09-2015, 03:28
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Hi Jes and Jozilicious

Sorry we have been very unsupportive neighbours. Actually we have never really used the SA page much we tend to work though the general forum. You can set up a diary in the new diaries section and just keep it there don't worry to wait for it to be moved mine started and has stayed there. But I will make sure to look out for you both in here. OK Ass kicking - what do you want ? we can do anything you like. You have to tell us your story though before we can kick your bums - but have to warn you we are generally quite an understanding and supportive bunch. Hope all is going well with you both on Cohens and the first few week headaches aren't too bad. Keep up the great work
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:07
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Hey Jes and Tes (seriously you two could have your own show with the rhyming names)
I am officially through week two deviation free.
I think(hope) that the headaches are a thing of the past.
I do need to drink more water ...
I'm definitely feeling lighter but haven't gone anywhere near a scale - bs till waaaay to scared!!!
I have a whole closet of clothes to fit back into and a brand new pair of Levi's that I bought on my last journey .. That still need to get up and over my butt
I'm probably 20 light kgs away from that HOA

Ever day is a day closer. In seem to be battling with what I suspect is blood pressure. Often little bouts of dizzy spells that pass pretty quickly - but at the time I feel rather faint

How's things going for you Jes?
Tes, are you on refeed?

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