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Wednesday, March 02, 2011      23 comments

Hi All Just wanted to thank you all for the lovely messages you left me. I got back to Australia yesterday afternoon and Mum passed away about 12 hours later peacefully and in no pain. I was grateful to get back and spend some time wi... Read more

Day 86 - A very sad and dark day

Monday, February 28, 2011      32 comments

The last couple of hours have been hard ones. I got a call from my sister to ask me to come home as Mum had another fall out of her bed last night and considering her weakened condition things do not look good. She is deteriorating rapidly ... Read more

Day 85 - Hangover is a another trigger - I remember that now!

Sunday, February 27, 2011      7 comments

Had a friend over last night for dinner and a few vinos. I think I almost licked her when she arrived I was so excited to have a human in the house after a week of dogs only! LOL. She's a dog owner herself and the intro's went very wel... Read more

Day 83 - Muffins and how to avoid them!

Friday, February 25, 2011      10 comments

So I am finding I am really enjoying cooking again and found a fantastic blueberry muffin recipe - just smelling them made my house guest drool:) - and they have yoghurt so they MUST be good for you! And these are SERIOUSLY good muffins. ht... Read more

Day 82 - Bummed

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      7 comments

Just a quick while the terrible 2some have their breakfast and play. In the last 24 hours I have been reading a lot to try and understand why they do what they do as they have been fighting more seriously and I had been paying more attentio... Read more

Day 81 - Personal Trainer - tick!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      6 comments

So after being on clean up crap duty, getting the kids fed, running them around for 10 minutes to wear them out they do the usual crash and burn. Clean up the place, open all the windows and doors to air out the overnight doggy smell, had b... Read more

Day 80 - its a miracle! A new weight loss aid discovered!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      13 comments

Seriously - how the heck do parents do it once their kids get to toddlers and are racing around the house. Then again nappies are handy! Yep - puppies seem to be the new weight watchers solution - well for me anyway. The pups are goin... Read more

Day 79 - Boredom - the devils playground!

Sunday, February 20, 2011      15 comments

Finally - am consistently eating well and doing some exercise without it feeling like a minute by minute struggle! It would seem that dogs and I have something in common - when they get bored they chew things - and so do I. Unfortunate... Read more

Day 77 - Err - so much for the no dogs plan ha!

Saturday, February 19, 2011      12 comments

The shelter rang me this morning to say they had had a Pavo outbreak and were hoping I could foster 2 pups for a week as they are trying to clear out as many dogs as possible so they can clean the place out and get rid of the virus. So yes ... Read more

Day 75 - No damn dawg

Thursday, February 17, 2011      12 comments

Did some volunteering this week for the local dog shelter. I really enjoyed it - first time I have ever volunteered apart from some outdoor activities with special needs kids more years ago than I care to admit. I went in with same sor... Read more

Day 71b - Sexy Muffin Recipe

Sunday, February 13, 2011      5 comments

As requested - and these will NOT be going onto the Spark Recupe's website :) Makes about 9-12 depending on your muffin tin - make sure you only fill to about 3/4 as per instructions. Ingredients * 1 3/4 cups raisin bran cerea... Read more

Day 71 - Muffin Court

Saturday, February 12, 2011      15 comments

Having just emerged from another 10 or so days of ensuring that my body was well and truly punished for being attached to my fall down brain I have been in a much better place. A friend of mine who has assigned me dog walking duty was dropp... Read more

Day 69 - 5-HTP and a dog walker!

Friday, February 11, 2011      9 comments

So I have been on the 5-HTP now for exactly a month - where did THAT go! If you are wondering what this is just go back to my Day 38 blog and have a read - its having a great effect for me on depression. In the past few weeks I had bee... Read more

Day 68 - I KNOW I can lose the weight. And that's whats stopping me from losing it.

Thursday, February 10, 2011      12 comments

A really good friend JEAN111766 sent me an article to read on Spark which in turn led me off into a few other articles about how to measure the way you are feeling which in turn led me off to some articles about motivation (at the bottom of ... Read more

Day 56 - NUTS!!!!

Saturday, January 29, 2011      13 comments

I have never really been a big nut eater just taste bland and a bit boring to me. But I have been getting a bit tired of my usual snacks (suggestions definitely welcome on some snack ideas) so decided to go for a very lightly salted small... Read more

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