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Packing for our summer holiday

Friday, December 19, 2014      10 comments

The house is in disarray because we are packing for our trip and we are taking everything. In the meantime, everything is spread out in various places but by the end of the day it will be stowed in the car. I don't know what possessed me but w... Read more

And the band played on

Monday, December 15, 2014      12 comments

Today was hot, Sparkies, hot and mostly still. Searing in the sun, where I sat with my niece eating a Mille Fieulle, her birthday treat for me. Still hot while I watered the wildflower meadow I have just sown. Hot when the brass band playing Chr... Read more

Fasting today...

Saturday, December 13, 2014      7 comments

I am doing the fast diet and after breakfast I decided to make today a fast day. So my fast day is 24 hours from 11 til 11 tomorrow morning. Not starving, just having 500 calories in those 24 hours. I find it fun to do this, at least when I have... Read more

Sleep injury

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      7 comments

Don't ask me how I did it, I hurt my ankle somehow. Fine when I went to bed, and when I got up in the night, but then, nek minnit, sore ankle! So sore that I had trouble getting down my steps. And along the road. And to work. And back up the st... Read more

Fast Exercise HIT

Thursday, December 04, 2014      8 comments

HIT is High Intensity Training. There are some good articles on it here on Sparkpeople, check them out. I got a session in yesterday morning before work. I did three sets of one minute running in the pool. It was harder than I expected, after ... Read more

Giving myself credit

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      13 comments

Nightshift so I started late. Plan was to exercise at the beginning of the day but I ran out of time. Spent the whole day sitting down because the afternoon was spent at a conference. Interesting but by the time I finished the last thing I wante... Read more

Traditional Saturday

Saturday, November 29, 2014      5 comments

We had a guest coming for coffee and the house was a mess, so I skipped morning exercise to clean it up. Normally I do my housework on Mondays while DH is at work. So Saturday was a little like my childhood Saturdays when my sister, mother and... Read more

How is that working for me?

Thursday, November 27, 2014      5 comments

It's a powerful question, isn't it? I sometimes ask it of others who tell me they are doing something they're not happy about. Well, Sparkies, i've been awake since just before 3am and it,s all my own fault. Yesterday was a big day at ... Read more

Upping the exercise

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      6 comments

And have hurt my foot. I don't recall doing it, but for the last nearly week my left foot has been gypping me. I got DH to look at it tonight, and he says it is all bruised along one side. I guess if the bruising is visible, it is close to be... Read more

Plan B. Report on fasting day

Sunday, November 23, 2014      6 comments

Well, that was different. I have done a lot of 500 calorie days over the last year or so and they have worked very well for me. But this felt really different, and I enjoyed it. My low cal days before were weeks with restricted foods, and I fo... Read more

Plan B, the Fast Diet

Friday, November 21, 2014      5 comments

In the event yesterday did not make it to the work do, I had to work instead. Not to worry, DH & I went to a favorite place and had some yummy plates. No dessert though. This morning all set to go for a swim but the pool is in use for a swim m... Read more

This time of year

Thursday, November 20, 2014      9 comments

Our end of work celebration is scheduled today, they took a chance and decided on an outdoor BBQ but I don't think the weather will be kind today. The default is next week. I have been worried about going away, how my chickens will cope, bu... Read more

Thank you my dear SparkBuddies

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      5 comments

What kind and sweet messages you have sent me, SparkBuddies, on the death of my dear little cat Edie. And such thoughtful spark gifts. It really makes a difference to know that you understand and care. Feeling much better after a day ... Read more

Back on track but still a joy germ

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      6 comments

Hey there Sparkers It's been a tough week or so and I took some time to sit with the things that have been going on. Didn't exercise except in the garden, but the last couple of days I have been swimming and that has helped me regroup and get ... Read more

RIP Edie

Saturday, November 08, 2014      18 comments

Our dear little cat Edith is no more. She was a lively happy and opinionated cat who enjoyed bossing us around. She had a lot of fun in her life. She enjoyed pla... Read more


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