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"I Have a Dream"
Thursday, July 21, 2016      9 comments

The great Martin Luther King famously said this in his speech - on August 28th 1963. He couldn’t have known how well known it would become. So what has this to do with Healthy Living? I think its got a lot to do with our attitude generally -... Read more
My story - for those who don't know me with an update for those who do
Friday, July 08, 2016      9 comments

For those of you who don't know me and an update for those who do - I lost 65kg (143lb) between 2002 aand 2012 - not all with Sparkpeople but much of it with Chair Exercise. ... Read more
Chair Exercise Fun - Why I started another team.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      9 comments

A little over a year ago I left the leadership of Chair Exercise Team – I left because a member was extremely rude to me and I thought Why should I even bother after nearly 7 years of working very hard for the team, its obviously just not worth ... Read more
Life Isn’t Always Fair!!
Saturday, August 15, 2015      4 comments

No life isn’t always fair!! How often when I was regularly on Sparkpeople did I hear people say “it isn’t fair” maybe their husband could eat anything,, maybe their friend lost faster than they did, but for what ever reason its something I hea... Read more
Mobility Limited Version TV Advert Break Exercise
Thursday, May 07, 2015      12 comments

A couple of days ago Sparkpeople had an infographic on exercises to do in advertisment breaks on TV - an easy way to get in some extra movement. The idea itself was a good one - but the exercises were totally beyond the capability of anyone who... Read more
ANZAC DAY - 100 years - 25/4/2015
Friday, April 24, 2015      13 comments

Tomorrow is ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand – Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day commemorates the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli, Turkey, during World War I in 1915. It is also the day th... Read more
They grow up so fast!!
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      14 comments

They grow up so fast!! Back in November last year - we gained a new family member - - he was all fluff . As an older couple we had to think hard about even getti... Read more
Obesity, an individual or societal responsibility?
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      16 comments

I was recently asked the following question - I'd be interested in your answers This is something everyone of you should have an opinion on – so please share your viewpoint –please do not just answer with an emoticon. . Obesity, an indi... Read more
You know its been wet when..........!!!
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      10 comments

This picture was taken by Cairns (North Queensland, Australia) Golf Club - on the 4th Fairway I have no idea what the fish is - and I'm not going to get close enough... Read more
Anyone for Croc Eggs??
Friday, January 23, 2015      17 comments

I was shopping the other day - browseing the fruits and vegetables to see what was good quality and reasonably priced - as you do!! and found punnets with the label - Croc... Read more
Organic foods – are they worth my hard earned dollar??
Monday, November 24, 2014      9 comments

This is the start of a blog - one that I intend to follow up - that I have been doing for a Uni Course I have been doing to update my knowledge in nutrition, inbetween all the other things I have been doing - and you think you are busy!!!!!!. ... Read more
Obesity and Preventable Death: 8 Lifesaving Resources
Saturday, November 22, 2014      12 comments

More than 2 in 3 adults (or 78.6million) are considered to be overweight or obese, and more than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese (1). Obesity is linked to health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, ... Read more
A Busy Few Weeks!!
Thursday, November 06, 2014      13 comments

The last few weeks have been a roller coaster of emotion for us!! Firstly my beautiful Tibbie died. She was 12 ½ yrs old and we had had her for nearly all of that 12 ½ yrs. Then just 2 weeks later my Saluki died – but she was also 12 ½ yrs... Read more
Its that time again!! Gympie Muster!!
Saturday, August 30, 2014      13 comments

This weekend the Gympie Muster is on again!! It's been described as the quintessential Aussie event and with the towering gums and leisurely lagoons of beautiful Amamoor ... Read more
A less obvious reason to have (and use) a juicer!!
Friday, August 15, 2014      15 comments

Some of you may know that earlier this year I had a totally blocked bowel well since then I have had to be very careful what I ate, and was very careful as its not the sort o... Read more

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