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Chocolate roughs

Saturday, March 16, 2013      7 comments

I was posting this as a comment on a blog of a Sparkie who is struggling with a particular food item, and thought it deserves a blog of its own. This is a true story. Many years ago when I was a lot younger and slimmer, I had a problem wit... Read more

My coach Nicole DVDs have arrived!

Friday, March 15, 2013      4 comments

I have preordered the new spark book. Part of the deal was the Cardio blast and Fit, firm and fired up DVDs, for free! They have arrived and I am looking forward to checking them out. Right now my exercise card is pretty well marked. I do Z... Read more

Keys to the kingdom?

Thursday, March 14, 2013      5 comments

It's weird but I feel like I have been given the keys to the magic kingdom. It has taken a lot of diets to get me this fat, then I pretty much gave up dieting, and weighing myself. Latterly I have tried Atkins and WeightWatchers, but I couldn't ... Read more

Early one morning just as the sun was rising...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      6 comments

I had a great weekend and though I ate off plan - well I planned to eat what I ate so shall we say I ate off piste? Anyhoo, my weight is back to what it was before the weekend, so no worries there. I am on night shift this week and so have a li... Read more

Off for a jaunt

Friday, March 08, 2013      8 comments

DH and I are travelling tomorrow, going to stay with my sister at her Richmond B&B. We are celebrating my niece's graduation, going to the ceremony, out for dinner and being generally festive. Only a short break but we are looking forward to get... Read more

Awesome day and a nice surprise

Monday, March 04, 2013      9 comments

Today i spent some of the morning making foods for us to eat this week. I got out a few kitchen tools which I rarely do, and went to town! I stewed apples and nutmeg and cinnamon, they taste so delicious and I had some later for lunch with a lit... Read more

It's officially autumn in my neck of the woods...

Saturday, March 02, 2013      8 comments

...and today we were supposed to get showers. But I have spent the whole day from 10 am until 8pm in the garden and have just retired after watering my plants. Hopefully they will get a little sprinkle overnight, and I will be set for more garde... Read more

Summer is nearly over

Sunday, February 24, 2013      4 comments

...but the weather is gorgeous. I spent the afternoon in the garden spreading compost on my newly excavated flower beds and transplanting irises onto the stony banks under the trees. It was sunny all day, too hot to work in the sun but I was i... Read more

Cura consolidation

Thursday, February 21, 2013      5 comments

Day 45 of the Cura and day 1 of week 1 of the six week consolidation period. Just weighed myself. On the weightloss phase I have released 18.2 kg, which is 40 lb. So its a lost 40lb badge for me! My daily average loss was: .4 kg per day or ... Read more


Monday, February 18, 2013      5 comments

Today I pick up a tailor made set of swimming earplugs from the audiologist. This is a reward for embedding water exercise into my exercise regime. I love water exercise but have been troubled by ear infections in the past, so these should kee... Read more

Cura week 6

Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

Week Six Cura Romana Today is day 36 and day 1 of my last week on the first stage of the Cura, also the last day of my holiday. Work tomorrow. I am feeling really good, fit and energetic - almost as if I have had a holiday. Read more

A snake in the garden

Sunday, February 10, 2013      7 comments

Metaphorical of course, we don't have snakes here. But there I was, on my holiday gardenathon, helping DH take the green waste to the dump. Getting back into the car, closing the door, when the guy next to us drove off in his car towing a traile... Read more

Yada yada more perfection planned

Saturday, February 09, 2013      5 comments

Lots of plants to get in the ground and still a little more weeding to do to have the garden shipshape. Yesterday we got out the chainsaw, always a risk as I tend to think, hmm, what else can go? We took out some opportunistic karakas, which se... Read more


Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

More sun, more gardening, more chickens, another swim. No Zumba though. Housework instead, far less fun. Funnily enough I am having the most relaxing staycation...... Read more

A perfect day

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      4 comments

Bless my Zumba instructor, she runs classes regardless of the holidays, except Xmas. So I started the day with a fun Zumba session, even though it is Waitangi Day, which is our national holiday. Came home all powered up to do some cleaning, show... Read more

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