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Friday night in the middle ages
I had a version of this blog ready to go and lost it, gosh darn it! Anyway...
I woke very early this morning, even before the birds, after a wonderful sleep last night.
DH is away and when I got home from work I did chores and then, in... Read more
Last night I went for a swim after work, this is an exercise date I have made with DH that we have broken several times. This is two weeks in a row we have kept it and this blog is to remind me what a good thing it is and worth both our whiles t... Read more
Quarterly report to Frizzle HQ
I've been sparking four months now so here is another progress report. These can be a bit tedious but useful to measure the success of my strategies for improved health and fitness.
First, I had a hospital checkup yesterday and I can drop a... Read more
Zumba does Fifi!
Woke this morning feeling a little bit stiff after MY FIRST ZUMBA CLASS! I nearly didn't go, I thought it might be too challenging, I thought I might reinjure my knee, I KNEW I would look like a total fool. But thanks to the encouragement from S... Read more
It might not happen overnight ... But it WILL happen!
Some of us might recognise the title of this blog, it was an advertisement for a shampoo, I think. It seems an appropriate slogan for delayed gratification.
I completed the sleep challenge a few weeks ago and it was a mixed bag. I didn't lik... Read more
My theory of abundance
Another Sparkie's post inspired these philosphical musings rather early in the morning. This is a great site, I am exploring it still. It is genius to provide it and make it free, I would never have used it if I had had to pay because then I wo... Read more
A funny thing happened last night. We went out for dinner, a reasonably rare event, and it was nice to get dressed up and go somewhere special. At dinner we went through the menu, including dessert. The food was delicious, the company was pleasa... Read more
I was looking at my spark page and I realized, I have reached a goal. I am enjoying moving again. My body feels looser and happier and I am more mobile and free in some of my movements. Not all, for example it's still a bit uncomfortable to get ... Read more
Swim, a spa and a massage, can't beat that
We are having wellness week at work with fitness classes and health checks and the like. I treated myself to a 10 min massage for $5. Good deal, huh? Every minute of that massage there was a knot in my back! Felt so much better afterwards. Then ... Read more
Enjoying my swimming
It's cool today with some rain, everywhere the tui are singing & fossicking in the trees. Here is a picture of a tui on a flax flower stem:
And if you'd like to hear what... Read more
Spring clean in progress
Hopefully my spring clean will be done before spring is over. Anyway, the bedroom although still a little cluttered, is sparkling. My kitchen table is a joy to behold. Some parts of the living room are orderly. The garden has a charming disorde... Read more
Three month Sparkaversary
I can't believe it has gone by so fast. In the last three months I have oriented myself on Spark and there have been quite a few changes in my life. I am doing something good for me every day. I feel happy, energetic, and more focused. I thnk I ... Read more
What a difference a night makes...
A great night's sleep that is! Another busy day ahead, I must schedule in a stretch of nothing to do. I feel stronger today, so I'm going to 'fess up. I didn't lose any weight last month! That is, I lost some then I put it on again, and a bit mo... Read more
On my weekend sleep theme, I'm closing in on my goal. All but seven hours' sleep last night! Yay for sleep!!! I Feel so good, I don't think a weekend is enough. I think I'll carry this on and make July my hibernation month. (Oh, this must be wha... Read more
Glad to have lost some weight
Even though exercise is my focus until I am exercising steadily, I have been filling in my food tracker and I am glad to have lost two kilos in the last month. Not a stunning show, but good enough for me at the moment. Maybe it's getting to be t... Read more