Sometimes life is a well .........
.......... and you are at the bottom of it.
This will not be an upbeat blog, today I went to that dark place ....... the one any of you who suffer / have suffered depression know about.
For me it is a place where I am worthless, and me... Read more
Proud to Finish Dead Last
Today I completed my first sprint Triathlon, it has taken me about 9 months since I committed to this goal to get here, and despite all that time I still wasn't ready, but that is no way to start a story ... Read more
British Tarantula Society Show - not a blog for Arachnophobes
Today was the 30th BTS (British Tarantula Society) Show, and we had saved a little money so that my husband and daughter could join the other arachnophiles and enjoy their hobby.
We got to the Ricoh Arena about 11:30am
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30 blogging days in April - Day 8
On Monday I was riding my bike and the left pedal fell off, very annoying as I bought the bicycle new about 2 weeks ago, it was only my third ride and I had the shop set the bike up for me. I made it to the shop yesterday, and to be fair they we... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 7
Today’s topic is – Sleep
Myths and Facts about Sleep
Myth 1: Getting just one hour less sleep per night won’t affect your daytime functioning. You may not be noticeably sleepy during the day, but losing even one hour of sleep can... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 6
Today’s topic is – Dietary Fat
I have never subscribed to the low fat view of life, I would rather have butter on my bread than some kind of laboratory designed spread, I would rather drink milk that hasn’t been dyed with the chemical... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 5
Okay I am bored of my own blog in after 5 days.
Currently my life is quite boring; I have minor money worries, but compared to some periods of my life they are minor; my health is good, as is that of my kids, DH’s health is rubbish, but ... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 4
Yesterday was lazy – I had a rare lay-in and no planned exercise, I did still manage to get in over 10,000 steps.
Today I have already completed a 5k parkrun – it was a new course, and I finished in 28:50 – a new personal best over th... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 3
Yesterday was .... err..... busy. I finished my core workout at 11pm then dashed off to my BLC chat thread to check in before bed.
To be fair it was also very satisfying – especially workwise, as I had a meeting with some people I neede... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 2
Well day one went okay, no pranks were pulled on me. I achieve what I wanted to, which had me thinking about reward – so for every day I achieve my Exercise goals I will put up £1, and for everyday I achieve my food goals I will put up £1, t... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 1
sometimes you need grounding, and accountability, and structure, and clarity.
At the moment I need a bit more of all those things, so I have decided to blog everyday in April.
I am pretty sure some of the blogs are going to be very dul... Read more
It's my life
‘it’s my life, it’s now or never, I ain’t gonna live forever, I just want to live while I’m alive’ – Bon Jovi
This refrain has been bouncing around my brain for the past few days, and it sums up how I feel.
Life happens,... Read more
From Health to Obesity and Back again
Once upon a time there was an ordinary woman, a mother of two delightful children, who had poor self-esteem and was a smoker
Look that’s me and my girls back in August 20... Read more
In some ways 100 days is ages, in others it is no time at all. 100 days is only just over 14 weeks, slightly more than 3 months, but still a sizeable chunk of time.
Just over 100 days ago on 30th November I decided to give up drinking alcoh... Read more
Love Poem - To myself
The other week I glanced at you, it took my breath away
Your confidence was shining through, I have watched it grow by the day
The other day I looked at you, it made me smile wide
You are looking good these days my dear, From front, the... Read more