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Wow! Life can throw a curved ball sometimes!!
Thursday, June 14, 2012      39 comments

10 days ago my DH had a hip replacement - he came home last Monday, only 5 days post op!! I have been trying to cope with his showering, injections, exercises and everything else that was needed since, and NO - I'm not a trained person!!. At l... Read more
Purple Carrots and Dragon Fruit - Are they good for weight loss???
Thursday, May 24, 2012      18 comments

In my local fruit and vegetable barn yesterday – I happened to see Dragomn Fruit – I had seen them before but never tried them – yesterday the price was reduced so I thought- “lets see what they are like.” I got to the cash desk and we were ta... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The differences that my weight loss has made to me!!
Saturday, May 12, 2012      424 comments

My weight loss continues to amaze me, the fact that I have actually lost – and will, I hope, continue to lose. But I thought I might list all the things that have changed for me during my journey: - Thighs rub less - Shoes are more comfo... Read more
Recipe - Pumpkin, Feta and Walnut Pasties with Wholemeal Ricotta Pastry!!
Sunday, May 06, 2012      6 comments

Since there was a lot of interest in my lunch today - I am posting the link to the recipe and a picture - Feel free to enjoy them yourselves!! You could use the pastry for a myriad of other dishes too - and make many changes to the filling!! ... Read more
Invitation to join us!!
Thursday, May 03, 2012      8 comments

Invitation to join us!! The Chair Exercise Team now has a team page on Facebook www.facebook.com/profile
.php?id=100003806822764 And on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/C
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The Perfect Exercise -
Friday, April 27, 2012      13 comments

Anyone, no matter your fitness and mobility level, from the extremely fit running marathons to the very overweight, who can’t move at all – can Chair March!! It is simple and harder than you think, depending on the effort you are able and willi... Read more
Please may I join you for dinner?? with pictures!!
Monday, April 23, 2012      24 comments

While living in Zambia in 1972 I had the chance to visit Kasaba Bay Lodge, a game lodge on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. On the drive into the Lodge through Sumbu National Park in Zambia’s north – we had already passed a sign that maybe warn... Read more
Come on - lets all sign the pledge!!
Monday, April 16, 2012      12 comments

I saw this on the blog of a friend TORTILLAFLATS - and thought it is something that all of us could use - so come on - join me in signing the pledge!! Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pa... Read more
Wasps 0 – us – 1 - the end of the saga of the Paper wasp nest!! Nope - see the edit!!
Thursday, April 05, 2012      13 comments

Last night my DH decided he would do it =- after all women can’t do anything right!! LOL!! He thought early in the morning when it was still dark (4.30am) and cool (or as cool as it gets here!!) Now he can hardly walk let alone cro... Read more
Paper Wasps 3 - me - 0!!
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      9 comments

If you read \yesterdays blog you will see I went to a lot of trouble and got a lot of exercise - heavily pruning a tree that had a huge paper wasp nest in it. Late last night - well into dark and with cooler weather =- I went out and fired ... Read more
Paper Wasps1 - me none - exausted!!
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      9 comments

This morning a couple of friends came over and together with another friend and myself we had decided we just had to get rid of the Australian Paper Wasp nest in the tree by the front door. It is a hugs nest – made from bits of paper bark and s... Read more
But wait...........there's more!!
Saturday, March 31, 2012      10 comments

Seen in the ingredients list of Triple Fruit Treat (dried fruit snack) INGREDIENTS: Mango (40%) Cranberries (40%) Blueberries (20%) But wait --------------- there’s more!! Sugar, Vegetable Oil, Corn Syrup, Glycerol, Acidity... Read more
Chair Exercise Fun Update
Thursday, March 29, 2012      9 comments

chairexercisefun.com/ I created this web site for several reasons - To prove to myself that I could do it since I have long wanted to make a web... Read more
New - Sparkpeople Limited Mobility Lifestyle Center
Monday, March 26, 2012      7 comments

I was thrilled this morning to see a message from Coach Jen saying that Sparkpeople have created a Lifestyle Center for Mobility Limited members. As many of you know I have for several years been trying to do something about this group of m... Read more
For all the "baby Boomers" out there (funny)
Monday, March 26, 2012      14 comments

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