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So I missed my 3-year SparkVersary...
Thursday, March 29, 2012      22 comments

21st of February. Why did I miss it? I guess because I don't think of myself as being much of a success right now, struggling so much and not at my goal weight any more. I don't think going backwards was something to celebrate. ... Read more
My interesting weekend!
Monday, March 26, 2012      18 comments

So, Friday night, I went to a celebration for work. The group that is over our nursery, gave our nursery £1000 for the staff as a celebration of the fact we got outstanding OFSTED reports in a row... this is nearly unheard of anywhere! We a... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 37
Friday, March 23, 2012      9 comments

bananas, apples and red pears eggs onions, aubergine, mushrooms, tomatoes, lettuce, cauliflower, butternut squash... Read more
So I spoke up...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      17 comments

I spoke up for myself, said I want to stop the weekend excess until I have re-lost this weight I have gained. If I actually knuckle down it won't take that long! Its so silly this making me miserable when just a few months without gree... Read more
A motivation...
Monday, March 19, 2012      12 comments

I have a motivation. Why though is it hard for me to say out loud to my boyfriend, NO, seriously, I need to behave, I need to plan and stick to it, NO to excess at weekends, NO to being lazy. Why am I like this? I think I feel ashamed ... Read more
Planting seeds!
Sunday, March 18, 2012      13 comments

Today we cleared the old greenhouse in the garden and I planted seeds! 2 types of tomato (beef and plum) leeks onions lettuce mix raddichio cinnamon basil spaghetti squash (saved from one we ate, will see if it grows) pumpkin ... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 36
Friday, March 16, 2012      7 comments

Banana's (was one more), grapes and a million satsuma's!! Eggs Cauliflower (hiding under his leaves), cabbage, tomatoes, courgettes, fennel, leek and more rocket. ... Read more
Sensationalist journalism at its best!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      15 comments

-things-that-give-you-c What can cause cancer according to the Daily Mail, a dreadful national newspaper. Highlights include, being male, being female, having k... Read more
Sunday, March 11, 2012      15 comments

We started clearing the garden yesterday. its such a shame, it was clearly a well loved and tended garden, much as this house was, delightfully 1970's, there are remains of lots of plants my Grandad used to grow, Apparently according t... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 34 AND 35!
Friday, March 09, 2012      11 comments

Since I forgot to share last weeks... was busy sorting the car etc! Blood orange, grapes and kiwi. Eggs Sweet Mama squash, leeks, swiss chard, aubergine, peppers, sal... Read more
OK, what foods can I buy on my trip to the USA!
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      21 comments

My boyfriend got me lots of neat things when he went before, like sugar free jello, Mrs Dash, liquid smoke, sugar free hard candy, Truvia... I want to get lots more jello... so much better flavours! And sugar free kool aid to turn into jell... Read more
HA!! Take THAT false Blood Pressure readings!!
Thursday, March 01, 2012      12 comments

I genuinely do have anxiety issues over anything medical now after my surgery, well no actually, after the treatment of the day staff at the hospital, even taking my boyfriend in when he came back from the US with a terrible bug bite, that upset... Read more
Going to America!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      27 comments

YAY, my Mum has wrangled getting time off work to come down here to cat-sit for me! My boyfriend has to go to the US occasionally for his job, the company obviously pays for a double room (well actually it had 2 double beds) and his boss go... Read more
Peeved at blood pressure issues. Lowering BP to get correct reading?
Monday, February 27, 2012      19 comments

I have NEVER had blood pressure issues. At my very heaviest and unfittest, my measurements where, to the intense irritation of the nurses taking it... always textbook perfect. Now, since my surgery I consistently read high. I'm SU... Read more
Off to a Hindu engagement ceremony today!
Sunday, February 26, 2012      12 comments

The new woman at my boyfriends work invited us to her engagement party, they have already had the "small" pre-engagement party of family of about 200 people... this is also just small... about 500 people *laughs* the actual wedding will be about... Read more

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