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Another walk on the Downs
Sunday, November 10, 2013      4 comments

Quite remarkable day again so off I went to the Downs again this afternoon for a walk in the sunshine. SO many people had the same idea of course and it was packed up there with people and paragliders enjoying the late afternoon sun. ... Read more
Fun - and re-couping
Friday, November 08, 2013      5 comments

I've been really idle for most of this week - desultory workouts and failing to get much done at all. Yesterday - thanks in large part to a Spark friend sending me ... Read more
Dunno why I left it so long . . .
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      5 comments

. . . because as always, when I drag myself back here, I instantly find help and support. Took on board the recommendations for 'baby steps' and 'ten minutes' at a time and took myself for a walk on a remarkably beautiful November afterno... Read more
Plodding on
Monday, November 04, 2013      4 comments

Sadly I have little Spark enthusiasm at the moment - for weight loss or worthwhile exercise. I can truthfully say that stuff has been getting in my way but I know that really I'm just making excuse upon excuse. I have at least managed to main... Read more
Annoying hiccup
Thursday, October 03, 2013      6 comments

I can’t believe that my Spark re-start is already sabotaged by what appears to be some kind of bug which started yesterday. ... Read more
Creeping Back
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      4 comments

I've been away a long time due to various issues - personal and health. The health issue was a 'lump' - again. The first time it was removed and all was well - and I didn't think I'd get away with it so easily a second time. However - after a lo... Read more
End of Spark Solution Challenge
Monday, July 08, 2013      7 comments

I'm so glad I did this challenge emoticon I've lost another 4 pounds - so 8 in all over the two weeks. But... Read more
Monday, July 01, 2013      5 comments

So – at the beginning of week 2 I’m pretty pleased to find that I’ve lost 1 inch off my waist and another off my hips. I’ve also lost 4 pounds according to my scales. HOORAH! All the effort was worth it – both mine and Spark’s. Today I’m fol... Read more
Spark Solution Challenge - end of week 1
Sunday, June 30, 2013      3 comments

I rarely buy books that offer suggestions for a routine for a healthier lifestyle. I needed motivation to stop myself slithering backwards and I’m amazed how well I’m getting on with this one. The ‘prescription’ for meals is either to follow the... Read more
Wasting time
Saturday, June 08, 2013      6 comments

Today's task on Spark Coach is to identify ways in which I waste time during the day and to fill at least some of that wasted time with activity. Should be an interesting exercise - I am either running about madly getting things done ... Read more
Focus needed - Part 2
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      5 comments

Well –yesterday I said I was looking for focus. Today it arrived in the form of The Spark Solution, ordered so long ago that I had forgotten about it – Spark DVDs and books seem to take a long time to be delivered here even from Amazon UK. Total... Read more
Focus needed
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      9 comments

Almost a month since I blogged and a lot more than that since I weighed myself (April 30 – 191 pounds). I seem to have been beset by problems since then – family difficulties and domestic disasters (well – semi-disasters) that have needed dealin... Read more
London - such a good time!
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      11 comments

I’ve just spent few days working in central London. I used to live on the edge of London and visited often. These working trips are always hard work but there is also time to walk around my old haunts – visit a few restaurants (oh-oh!) that I kn... Read more
Spoke too soon!
Thursday, May 02, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday’s status: *AKELAZ is very happy to be free of builders and their dust and to be back Sparking and re-connecting with friends* WELL – the second part is true but my treat of the day yesterday was . . . . . . washing th... Read more
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      6 comments

Over the past months, with my elder son’s help – I have cleared our loft and my ‘office’ at home – sent more junk and papers than I thought were possible for recycling – cleared a zillion items of clothing out of the bedroom (OH is a terrible h... Read more

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