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Winter lows

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      7 comments

It's been 5 nights night since I have slept through. I don't normally get coughs and I could count on one hand the times I have had a cold over the last 40 odd years. It seems to have struck now and I am having to live each days as it comes. I'l... Read more

Advent - day 2

Tuesday, December 02, 2014      7 comments

Monday : stayed on track with nutrition, went to 45 minute SitFit class with my sister. She's amazing. This time 15 months ago I was really worried about my sister's health as she was becoming increasingly disabled. Now she has lost over 100 pou... Read more

Wake up call!

Monday, December 01, 2014      8 comments

It's December already and I have, to my shame, done nothing about the weight creeping back on. Now is the time to get that in reverse. No matter what stresses there are in life, and what excuses I can think of to get out of exercising properly, ... Read more

Another month gone!

Saturday, November 29, 2014      8 comments

DH had further tests at the hospital this week and it turns out his anaemia is caused by diverticulosis. Thank goodness it isn't cancer, which is what the consultant at the hospital though it might be. He'll be visiting the doctor next week and ... Read more

Home again!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      7 comments

Back home now. Two buses and a flight from Germany and then 3 trains home from the airport. Nightmare! The second train was so full my rucksack got caught in the door and we were squashed in like sardines, standing room only for the 15 minute jo... Read more


Tuesday, October 21, 2014      10 comments

DH had his endoscopy this afternoon and they found nothing nasty, but he did have a phyrangial flap, which is probably what is causing the problems with swallowing. They took biopsies and it will be up to 3 weeks before the results will be throu... Read more


Tuesday, October 14, 2014      10 comments

My new start seems to have fallen by wayside as things have been difficult these last few weeks. DH seemed to have reacted badly to the flu jab, but it proved to be the new medication he was allergic to - at least in part. He stopped taking the ... Read more

Day 6 & 7 New Start

Sunday, September 14, 2014      7 comments

Saturday was hard going. Finished at 6.30 and spent the evening clearing up, getting a meal and then chilling in front of the TV and laptop. Just about got in my 5,000 step. Sunday has been more energetic with shopping for the week in the m... Read more

Day 5 - New Start

Friday, September 12, 2014      7 comments

Done: 1. Dug potatoes and weeded a bit. Dug up three parsnips to see how they are coming on. They are gigantic! The sweetcorn are doing well but not ready yet. 2. Strength training / physio 3. Updated accounts. 4. 5,290 steps today ... Read more

Day 4 New Start

Thursday, September 11, 2014      6 comments

Didn't achieve everything I wanted to, but got more done than yesterday! 1. Drank 8 glasses of water, completed nutrition tracking and fitness 2. Walked 5137 steps 3. Shopping 4. Harvested tomatoes and runner beans - probably the last... Read more

Day 3 New start

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      8 comments

Spent a lot of time sitting today . unavoidable, but will try to move more tomorrow 1. Drank 8 glasses of water 2. Completed nutrition tracking 3. Practiced flute for 30 mins and violin for 30 mins 4. Tracked fitness - 1 hour walking... Read more

Day 2 New star

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      11 comments

Another good day. 1. Drank 8 glasses of water. 2. Completed nutrition tracking. 3. Took a car load of scrap and rubbish to the recycling centre. 4. Harvested tomatoes and spinach. 5. Tracked fitness - 60 mins clearing out and moving... Read more

Day 1 New start

Monday, September 08, 2014      11 comments

I've done it! First day I have managed to stick to my guns: 1 Drink 8 glasses of water emoticon 2 Track ... Read more

September update

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      8 comments

It's been a really busy 3 months and with the amount of exercise and running about one would think that losing weight would be no problem. Once I get on a downward spiral it seems like it is never going to stop. Last October the slippery slope r... Read more

More fun and games!

Friday, June 20, 2014      13 comments

Was out in the garden this morning for the final solution! I spent two hours bending lengths of plastic wire into tunnel shapes and tieing the edges so they would keep out the pigeons. Read more

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