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I'm happy because I sing!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011      8 comments

Here's an article I was recently asked to write for a magazine in the UK. I thought some of my SP friends might enjoy it. SINGING IS GOOD FOR YOU Today’s frantic lifestyle can make us easy prey to those pushing the latest health fad. ... Read more

Day 5 Cobweb challenge - 2lb down

Thursday, August 04, 2011      3 comments

Well I'm keeping at it although the weather is not helping! I've clocked up over 10,000 steps every day but haven't hit the 12000 target yet as the weather is so changeable. The past 4 days' walks have started in fog and drizzle so thick there's... Read more

Day 2 - Cobwebs challenge

Sunday, July 31, 2011      2 comments

Well it's all going quite well on the walking front and I've managed to clock up over 11000 steps both days and taken different routes each time. I've eaten healthily with lots of fruit and vegetables and stuck to my calorie allowance. Is ... Read more

Summer holidays day 1 - clearing the cobwebs

Saturday, July 30, 2011      3 comments

Well I have the luxury of a whole month off and I intend to clear up my act big style. By the end of this month I will have: 1. Walked at least 12,000 steps a day 2. Discovered a new route at least once a week with photos to prove it... Read more

Plans

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      1 comments

I have been feeling so much better recently. I have suffered for almost 2 years following a fall and misdiagnosed injuries. I finally have the support I need and things are definitely on the up. I have more energy, generally a better mood and my... Read more

Free food Sunday

Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

I'm so glad I went for a walk today despite the rain. I had to make 2 journeys back home before setting off properly because my neighbours down the lane kept giving me food! From one garden I was given 2 huge bunches of purple sprouting broccoli... Read more

I'm back with my tail between my legs :(

Monday, November 15, 2010      7 comments

Dear Friends, I've strayed off the SP path for the past couple of months and the scales tell a sorry tale. I can't do it without you and I have learned my lesson. Back on track from today with a goal to lose 20lb by Christmas by: 1. lo... Read more

My miraculous 2lb loss

Thursday, September 23, 2010      5 comments

After a month of nothing but sensible eating and more exercise than I've done for a long time, my plateau has finally been broken with a drop of 2lbs! Wonderful MINIMOE got me thinking and I decided to change my exercise routine to see if I cou... Read more

Who dares wins

Sunday, September 19, 2010      5 comments

I have had a big awakening this week. I got completely hooked on the BBC's excellent three parter, 'The Young Ones'. Here's the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer
/episode/b00ttrqq/The_Youn
g_Ones_Episode_1/ Briefly, it takes 6 B... Read more

Instant weightloss!

Saturday, August 14, 2010      11 comments

I have discovered the holy grail! Look years younger and reach ideal weight in 60 minutes! And smell gorgeous too. How? All it takes...... is clippers! BEFORE Read more

A magical day - part three

Monday, August 09, 2010      4 comments

PEEL 'Sunset city' aka Peel is dominated by this impressive castle on St Patrick's Isle. St Patrick brought Christianity to the island in 1226 but ruins here date back to... Read more

Magical day part 2

Saturday, August 07, 2010      5 comments

After a semi-healthy lunch (we did walk a lot so we could justify the super hand made chips - honest!!) we then headed off to St Johns. This is the location of Tynwald Hill where our parliament holds its annual Tynwald day ceremony, a very impor... Read more

A magical day - part one

Friday, August 06, 2010      4 comments

It was my turn to plan a day out for my friend and myself and I decided to take her on a mystery tour yesterday. Our island is brimming with history and it's easy to take it for granted. Our tour took in a few places we've both driven past befor... Read more

To my friends across the pond

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      5 comments

I'm so sorry you're all suffering so badly with the heat over there. Sadly we've just had the wettest July in years and August isn't going too well so far. Wish we could trade degrees! I set off for the obligatory walk this morning with my ... Read more

Sunday morning

Monday, July 19, 2010      2 comments

Today I had the whole morning off work. I had a choice: household chores or long walk. I chose the long walk. I am very proud of myself. So, armed with dog and camera we headed off to Port Erin. We started off with 30 minutes of frisbee ch... Read more


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