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The weekend
Sunday, August 14, 2016      0 comments

Well, another disastrous weekend of binge eating. Why do I do it? I work so hard on my journey during the week and then on the weekend I blow it all so on Monday I have to lose the weekend weight before I can make progress on the rest of the wei... Read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016      0 comments

I started the above 3 weeks ago as its exercise in the dark, perfect I thought! Well, 3 weeks in & im loving it, it's high energy & so much fun. The bonus is I've eaten 'properly' for 3 weeks now as I remember puffing like a steam train the firs... Read more
Pretty Muddy Pink Army 5k
Monday, July 18, 2016      0 comments

I have put on weight in the last year after being diagnosed with a life long medical condition but I thought that I would give the pretty muddy challenge a go as I have previously done the Race 4 Life 5k. I thought I'd share my experience with y... Read more
I found my mojo
Friday, August 01, 2014      4 comments

I've been struggling a lot for a few months now as I am working long hours and caring for my mother and I lost sight of my goals and what's important to me. It's so easy to forget yourself and what YOUR goals in life are when life gets in t... Read more
Happy New Year
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

Last year was pretty bad so at Midnight on NYE I opened the door to let it go, I felt an unmistakeable relief and as if a huge weight had been lifted. I let in the new year and felt full of hope This is def the year... Read more
I crossed the line!
Friday, August 02, 2013      3 comments

I've been a diabetic (diet controlled) for a couple of years now. Recently I've not been eating properly and am no longer diet controlled. I started my meds this week. I could kick myself as I KNEW I would cross the line if I didn't take ca... Read more
Thank you so much!
Thursday, June 06, 2013      4 comments

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has left the lovely comments on my page, not just on my motivator day but always I don't always respond and I should do- if you took the time to leave me a message, like something on my feed & ... Read more
Loving too much?
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      1 comments

It's been a while since I last posted an entry- life has been manically busy but good My youngest daughter who beat cancer moved back from Ireland to be closer to us so I now have my two gorgeous daughters and 4 beautiful grandchildren less... Read more
Time to move on
Monday, April 30, 2012      4 comments

My husband and I separated recently after 21.5 years together Those that have read my blog are aware that he was my support system and I thought I would completely fall apart in all ways if we split Well, I haven't fallen off the wagon... Read more
Scan results
Saturday, December 17, 2011      8 comments

My youngest daughter went for her scan and bloods on Tuesday 13th December to see if the chemo had worked and to see if the cancer was gone. We got a call at 6pm yesterday saying that she has beaten cancer!!!!!!! The treatment was a success... Read more
Definition of calories
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      5 comments

Tiny little creatures that live in your wardrobe & sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night Based on the above, my eating is not linked at all to whether my clothes fit or not!!... Read more
Chemo done!
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      16 comments

I haven't blogged in a while, it's been a tough few months with my youngest daughters chemo but I thought I would take time today to update you and thank you so much for your support On Friday 13th May my daughter was given a week to live, ... Read more
The joy of job hunting
Sunday, June 26, 2011      5 comments

Well, I've officially been unemployed for 2 weeks now. In that time I have spent time in agencies, libraries and the gym! And recharge my batteries I have been so busy that I can't see how I managed to fit in working in the first place! ... Read more
Good news/Bad news
Thursday, June 16, 2011      3 comments

Good news is that my daughter is responding very well to her chemo, she's losing her hair which is depressing her but she has a very nice wig which she is happy with! She remains positive and is still so determined to beat this disease. I'm... Read more
Reasons to be cheerful
Friday, June 03, 2011      4 comments

Every day when I wake up I remember the things that are so good about my life, the things that make it worthwhile getting up to face another day so my reasons for being cheerful are: I have the most amazing family: My daughters never ... Read more

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