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Day 5 - a really lovely day with loads of fun
Monday, September 06, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday was great! Strength exercises earIy and a Pre-breakfast bowl of low fat yoghourt with pomegranate seeds and a quarter serving of home-made smoothie as a kind of sauce. I needed to be prepared as I was cooking a shared brunch at a fr... Read more
Day 4 - better after yesterday's hiccup
Sunday, September 05, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday was the opposite of the previous day. I knew I was going to have a busy but irregular day so I had a substantial breakfast –hardboiled egg mashed with 2 tsps of extra light mayo on toast + alfalfa sprouts and chopped plum tomato with ... Read more
Day 3 - a more difficult day - but why?
Saturday, September 04, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I got up and did time on the exercise bike, some strength exercises and stretching and then went walking by the sea. I didn’t want to do any of it, truth be told, don’t know why but counted it was ‘one of those days’ and got on with it... Read more
Day 2 - still doing OK
Friday, September 03, 2010      4 comments

Good day yesterday – again! emoticon Kept within my calorie range – as far as I can tell. We went out to ear... Read more
Day 1 successfully done
Thursday, September 02, 2010      3 comments

Not a bad start. Yesterday I stayed within my calorie range – exercised and walked although not as much as I intended. Just a Spark generated selection of ST exercises and a 20 minute walk. Intended to do more but I told myself I was resting ... Read more
OK - here I go . . .
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      3 comments

September is a new month - and I blush to add the beginning of my second year on Spark. I've made very little progress really although I've learned a lot and developed better habits which is, of course, a large part of the whole point. I a... Read more
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      7 comments

Have been away from home – and this site – on and off all summer. There were things I just had to do and in the way that life has – they just kept piling up. Of course I could have said ‘no’ to some of them – ‘NO’ that little word that I... Read more
AAAAAAgh!! I think . . .
Monday, August 02, 2010      4 comments

One of my resolutions/streaks here was to get off my couch. Well I haven't had time to look at it lately - never mind sit on it. Work on my new kitchen took up a lot of time and energy and although there is still work I need to do - tiling... Read more
Escaping to the Common
Sunday, July 25, 2010      4 comments

It was raining when I got up this morning – ‘Pity’ I thought. I’ve been so busy in my little house that I haven’t had time to enjoy the glorious countryside here and with about an hour’s work left to do I had planned to walk afterwards. I decid... Read more
The Long Haul
Monday, July 12, 2010      2 comments

Well – the kitchen is out and the resultant mess cleared up. I had forgotten what hard work it all is and how long it all takes – clear all the cupboards and find places to put everything. My one tiny spare room is stuffed with stuff. Set up s... Read more
Taking advice
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      3 comments

In my Inbox this morning along with Personal messages and of course Spark messages was an email from the Rosemary Conley website to which I subscribe. Normally I don’t find these emails more than passingly helpful but this morning’s message gav... Read more
A day in the sun
Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

I spent today on the beach with some friends - an ex-ballerina who now teaches Pilates and a Feldenkrais practitioner. I have allowed myself to become massively unfit and I really want to change that as far as possible and become stronger and r... Read more
OOPS!! Double post!!
Thursday, June 24, 2010      3 comments

Never know how that happens :-(... Read more
My light grey line
Thursday, June 24, 2010      3 comments

Since joining the 10 minute Daily Exercise Streak Challenge I have felt really encouraged to exercise - and perversely more than 10 minutes per day. My Mother used to tell me that I was just contrary (well, my middle name is Mary and the nurser... Read more
Drawing the line - but where?
Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

I went to a funeral last week. I wanted to post a blog about it because I have things to say – but I have been reflecting on how and what to say without perhaps drawing a pack of cards down on my head from Sparkers making the huge efforts of mod... Read more

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