Off whites for Lent
Last year I decided to give something up for Lent this year, even though I do not practice religion. Yesterday I realized it was NOW.
I racked my brains, and decided to give up the whites, sugar and flour. I am pretty much off whites because ... Read more
...Fifi is doing the Diet Doctors' LCHF plan. That is Low Carb High Fat. They have a two week LCHF kick start with an eating plan which has prodigious amounts of food in it. But the idea is to eat until satiety then stop. Of course with the extr... Read more
in the garden
It's a public holiday here. Although I always have Mondays off, it's nice to have DH around. Very warm here but not overly so, but right now it is the middle of the day and I have come inside to cool off. I'm all sticky with sunscreen and a bit... Read more
A routine day
After three days of very little sleep I finally got 6 hours last night. I'm still tired but hopeful that another night will see me right. Back on the anti inflammatories so not woken by pain and very little pain at the moment. I need to be vigil... Read more
We can't blame the weather
I see that I am not the only one who has lost focus a little since the beginning of the year. And some people have't quite got over seasonal indulgences from December.
But, Sparkadees, we can't blame the weather.
Because you might be eating ... Read more
It's been too hot, I woke early this morning because of the heat. We were talking about bunking work today, but we stayed on.
I went to the gym at lunch time to get in some ks on the cycle and swam after work to cool down.
The beaches were... Read more
An activity medley
A golden sunrise this morning.
Yesterday my house went offline for almost the whole day. I was discombobulated and when we got it on again went straight to my social media and sparkpeople to catch up. It was funny to see the three of us, inclu... Read more
Oops, the month got away on me! Here are some pictures
I only just realized it is a new month.
Gotta get up for my houseguest, will blog after.
A wonderful day, hot and still. I hung my washed sheets in the sun to capture the scent of sun.
I picked some garden flowers, roses and star jasmin... Read more
A good night's sleep is so restorative
Especially if it is on a Friday night and I have my whole four day weekend in front of me.
Oh last week it was hard at work, I am going to reframe how I approach things to make sure I don't get out of whack.
I looked at the Diet Doctor HF... Read more
End of the week.
....tomorrow and I'm worn out. A hard day today and I overate and hardly exercised.
A bit of boinging on the mini tramp. But it didn't cheer me up, my back is sore. Or it was, until my Epsom salts bath.
And so to bed.
Tomorrow will be anot... Read more
Before I go to work
I gardened all yesterday morning, mostly in the shade, and got quite a bit done. Working in the chicken terrace with my girls to keep me company. This is the first tme for a LONG time- many many months prior to surgery -I have felt like gardenin... Read more
More strings to the bow
Yesterday I did a little rowing at the gym, and also found myself on the stepper for a few minutes.
I waited until today for soreness but apart for a little stiffness and languor, I'm feeling fine. I'll cautiously increase my machine time so ... Read more
Volek on ketogenesis
Here's one for the Dawg, who is feeling weird about adding fats to her diet.
I just watched a video on keto adaptation, from Jeff Volek on his research as a professor in kinesiology at the University of Connecticut. The Many Facets of Keto-Ad... Read more
Plantar fasciitis, ho hum tedium
I've been stepping up my exercise thanks to an exercise challenge for the whole year. It's really working to turn me into Fighting Fit Fifi. I'm having fun with my FitBit again. Exercise trackers are a great motivator, but I had neglected mine.
... Read more
One for the night snackers
I've been going to bed a bit earlier, trying to sort out my sleep hygiene. I am not a great sleeper but have been doing pretty well lately. Seven hours sleep is exceptionally good going for me.
I've mentioned before sometime that when I feel h... Read more
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