Settled and ready to rock in to 2015!
So, it's been a mad year... I moved back to Norwich in the autumn of 2013, got a new flat, a short term agency job, caught up with old chums, made some great new friends and now at last I feel properly settled due to having a longer term job
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On the mend!
Well, my poor beleaguered little tootsies are now feeling much, much better
A combination of things have helped; first off (obviously!) my wonderful physio, then wearing Fit-Flops and other arch supporting type shoes plus a ‘new’ bed
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Well, all my good intentions of walking all the way to work and only getting the bus back up the steep hill on the last part of my journey home are now thwarted...
I seem to have developed plantar fasciitis in my right foot, which apart fro... Read more
A little Rae of Sunshine!
Well, here in the East of the UK it has been beautifully sunny all weekend… what a difference it makes to my mood!
Patience is a virtue...
... virtue is a grace...
... Grace is a little girl with a dirty face....
Sorry - something from a childhood book that always pops in my mind when I think of the word patience!
But really, patience *is* a virtue, one that I do... Read more
A step in the right direction
So, I've been walking to work for 5 days now. My son has picked me up in the evenings as I have had a bad cold and am not quite up to walking both ways
The walk is nice; just over half an hour. It starts with a treacherous totter down the s... Read more
Ups and Downs, Swings and Roundabouts
So, I've been in my lovely flat for a couple of months now and am settling in nicely... just need a couple of tall bookcases and I'll be able to get *properly* organised... amazing how much stuff accumulates over time!
I've been doing plent... Read more
Well, I've been in my new flat for a week today and my belongings arrived yesterday... I 'camped out' for the first week with a couple of garden chairs and very basic cooking kit!
I am loving the new place; it is spacious, light and airy bu... Read more
Normal service will be resumed shortly... I hope!
I'm not long back from a fantastic holiday in France at my sister's place over there
I had a brilliantly relaxing time, ate well, drank too much and generally wallowed in enjoyment! I played with my twin nephews, had fed goats and llamas, s... Read more
My lovely SparkFriend Lisa has come up with the idea of setting ourselves realistic goals and as I've always been far too over enthusiastic (unrealistic!) when setting my goals I love this idea and have thought long and hard to cut my list down ... Read more
Following my accident with my ankle I have noticed that not only the injured foot has been swollen (badly, but really surprising as it was quite a tumble) but the uninjured one is pretty puffy; I especially noticed it when I compared it to my si... Read more
At last I feel human again!
I had a fantastic holistic full body massage with healing and crystal therapy and finally my body feels like it is mine again
Well, so much for my lovely walking twice a week regime... that is now on hold for, ooh, about 6 weeks I reckon!
On the way home from the Progressive Supper I managed to trip over the steps to my house and now have a rather large plaster on... Read more
My body is happier with healthier foods!
This weekend just gone my mum and I went to stay with one of her friends... we got thoroughly spoiled with a delicious 3 course dinner, wines and calvados... then on the way home we stopped at a lovely coffee shop and I indulged in strong coffee... Read more
Patricia Cornwell made me think, not drink!
I recently read The Book of the Dead by Patricia Cornwell and in it there is mention of a discussion the character Marino has with his therapist about his drinking
He works out that he has wasted about 20 per cent of his waking hours over a... Read more
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