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A hard week

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      8 comments

On Monday I went to check out my sons house. He is now working in London and rents it out and the tenant has refused to pay his rent for 2 months and has complained the house is uninhabitable. We were awarethat there has been a problem with the ... Read more

February already!

Sunday, February 08, 2015      9 comments

Today I had planned to spend the morning preparing dinner for my in-laws. I wasn't looking forward to it as my brother & sister-in-law are very critical, amazing cooks, and have told DH they believe my weight problem is caused by binging. It isn... Read more

Back on track : week 3

Sunday, January 18, 2015      8 comments

Last week I watched the BBC Horizon research programme "What's the right diet for you?" and then downloaded the ebook which followed. It was full of information which I already know and some I didn't, but everything was backed by research. For e... Read more

2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      9 comments

As far as this year is concerned it has been an unmitigated disaster. in the first 9 months of 2013 I lost 70 lbs and over the course of the last 10 months I have been yo-yoing up and down with the result I have regained nearly 60 of those lbs. ... Read more

Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 24, 2014      6 comments

I'm feeling much better today, thank goodness. The coughing attacks are very much less frequent and I was able to get a lot done. Shopping this morning to buy a jumper for my grandson. My sister-in-law knitted one for me, but it was far too smal... Read more

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

Relief!

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

Worries!

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


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