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AWOL but on track
Monday, July 17, 2017      2 comments

Well, a lot has happened since my last blog. I was told that my blood test in December showed I was pre-diabetic - why they didn't tell me at the time I have no idea..... it wasn't until about a month ago they happened to mention it! Appare... Read more
Life's gone on hold for the moment.........
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      3 comments

31st January my Dad had a fall and hit his head which meant he had to go to hospital to check for internal bleeding as he was on anti-coagulant medication. Scan was clear but they discovered he fell because he had a serious infection which had d... Read more
Scottish Highland Walk - "Week" 1 - actually 10 days!!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      3 comments

I have started this trail on walking4fun.com. I'm no great walker at the moment, so progress will be slow! The walk runs from Glasgow to Inverness and is over 200 miles long. ... Read more
Coastal Walk
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      0 comments

This got to be just too time consuming to research and type up, so I am not going to continue it now I am back. I have instead signed up for walking4fun.com and am doing virtual walks there.... Read more
British Coast Virtual Walk, Days 59-61 (June4-6 2015)
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      1 comments

Day 59 - June 4: Steps not recorded today so claiming 0.3 miles (shortest distance in a day thus far - day 31) From Sandleigh Tea Room and Garden http://www.sandleighcroy
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British Coast Virtual Walk Day 58 (June 3 2015)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015      2 comments

Ok, so nearly 2 years later I am taking my walk back up where I left off.... Namely Croyde Surf Academy. Day 58: 0.8 miles past Croyde Bay Holidays and Ocean Pitch Campsite, arriving at Sandleigh Tea Room and Garden (sounds like a good plac... Read more
New lifestyle here I come.....!
Saturday, June 06, 2015      5 comments

OK, so 5th June 2015 I retired after increasingly stressful years at work resulted in a number of colleagues leaving, going sick or in one case, sadly, winding up in a mental health unit. I was fortunate that I was only 2 years away from re... Read more
Halfway there!
Thursday, March 27, 2014      4 comments

As of this morning's weigh in, I am half way to my goal weight! emoticon ... Read more
15% off.......
Thursday, December 12, 2013      5 comments

As of this morning's weigh in, I have now lost 15% of my starting body weight. I'm quite proud of that! ... Read more
My shopping trip.....
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      2 comments

Well, didn't get all I wanted but had a nice surprise in the process..... Got one pair of Cotton Traders leisure trousers - I was replacing a pair that were size 3XL, the new ones are size L, so I have gone down THREE sizes!! I dared hope I... Read more
The time has come..........
Thursday, November 21, 2013      2 comments

........ to go shopping! It's no good, my trousers are struggling to hang on and are getting uncomfortable as a result. I need to go find some new ones. Not sure what size I am now, so it may take quite a bit of trying on to work it out. ... Read more
British Coast Virtual Walk: Days 55-57 (Sep 27-29)
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      2 comments

Day 55: 1.1 miles Leaving the touristy Woolacombe beach behind and heading off into quiet coastal countryside...... www.southwestcoastpath.c
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British Coast Virtual Walk: Days 51-54 (Sep 23-26)
Monday, November 18, 2013      2 comments

Actually have some data here, so can claim longer distances! Day 51: 1.7 miles Past Morte Point and Morte Stone www.southwestcoastpath.c
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British Coast Virtual Walk: Days 48-50 (Sep 20-22)
Monday, November 18, 2013      1 comments

no records at all for these days, so claiming minimum 0.3 miles each emoticon Day 48: 0.3 miles change of di... Read more
British Coast Virtual Walk: Days 44-47 (Sep 16-19)
Monday, November 18, 2013      3 comments

Right, having finally got computer sorted, it's now time to try and catch up with logging my virtual walk........ Unfortunately I've lost a lot of the step counts from the pedometer, so can only claim the specific bits of walking I know I did -... Read more

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