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Meal planning

Saturday, May 16, 2015      7 comments

I do plan meals but sometimes it ends up out the window as life steps in or pain levels increase. So I am reading and researching ways to do this so I can alter things when needed.
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Exercise V Activity

Thursday, April 23, 2015      6 comments

Colin was told a while back he needed to lose weight, easier said than done as we all know. They decided he would benefit seeing a Dietician and to be put forward for a possible Gastric Band ( lap band). We waited ages for the appointment and ... Read more

Being Creative

Sunday, April 12, 2015      6 comments

I have been enjoying working in the garden and being creative as well. I have had a planter that is a head for ages now and suddenly decided to paint it I found it in ... Read more

Welcome to my Garden

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      8 comments

I love my garden and working it is so nice especially after a long winter inside. Plans were made to grow some vegetables this year noting huge just some beans, tomat... Read more

New Plants for the Garden

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      8 comments

I love gardening and planning what to grow especially for the Summer. This week we went to Frosts Garden Centre the new bus route stops a very short walk from it so it i... Read more

New Incentive

Sunday, March 29, 2015      5 comments

I have lots of incentives to lose weight mainly to reduce pain levels from arthritis and to reduce the risk of heart problems and cancers that are prevalent in my family. You would think that was enough to make sure I get the weight off and keep... Read more


Thursday, March 26, 2015      9 comments

In the Spring 5% Challenge run up we are doing things to get ready for the challenge. We have been asked to think about and answer these questions. 10 reasons you want to lose weight. 1 To look good 2 To have nicer clothes that fit r... Read more

My Spring 5%Challenge Commitment

Saturday, March 21, 2015      8 comments

The Spring 5% Challenge gets underway on April 4th so it is time to make plans. I am making a Commitment to be Consistent. Consistency is important rather than ho... Read more

After Winter 5% Challenge

Monday, March 09, 2015      11 comments

I love the 5% Challenges as it helps me stay on track and also seeing smaller amounts of weight to lose is less daunting. We were asked to take Before and After pictures and wear the same clothing these are mine. Before the Winter 5% ... Read more


Friday, March 06, 2015      7 comments

Snacking is something I do not do a lot of but Colin does he loves his evening snacks whilst watching is favourite programme. I tend to knit and that means I need clean hands so snacking is out when I knit. So I have bought in some snacks ... Read more

Knitted Tulips

Thursday, March 05, 2015      4 comments

I have started knitting for the 100 day Stash Buster Challenge and decided to knit Tulips for the Charity, Knit a Tulip for ME https://www.justgiving.c
om/Knitatulip/ I got the pattern via email and set too making... Read more

Hogwarts Scarf sort of

Thursday, February 26, 2015      4 comments

I love all things Hogwarts and being in the Hogwarts team I simply had to make a scarf. I am in Ravenclaw which is perfect for me. This is a simple scarf that I turned into a Mobius scarf. Read more

Finding time to be Creative

Saturday, February 21, 2015      7 comments

I have always loved doing creative things even as a girl I would make stuff, colour, draw, paint, write stories and poems. Slowly life steps in and work, home, family and life in general robs you of the joy being creative gives you. So now I... Read more

Hospital Appointment today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      7 comments

Well the dreaded Gastroscopy is all done with and it was not as bad I thought it would be. These things seldom are in the end. Anyway the report I have shows I have a Hiatus Hernia and that I have several Fundic Gland Polyps 2-8mm and the ... Read more


Thursday, February 12, 2015      9 comments

This year I chose Balance as my word for the year and so far it is working out well. I have managed to get things in order and have time to do the things I enjoy like Reading Read more

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