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Lean and Green challenge
Thanks Debbie and Michelle for telling me about the challenge. As always, it's a great way to get back on track (Fab 40s is the BEST team).
I'm going to try and do this challenge. Saves me thinking about what to do.
Well, I started today ... Read more
Goals for today
Goals for today:
Do 1 cardio video (not done but did 10 min stepping)
Eat an apple and a clementine (ate an apple)... Read more
2 small steps a day...
Well hello blog page, it's been a long time...And in that time, I seem to have fallen off the wagon a bit. No matter how much I resolved to stick with the exercise, I couldn't keep it up for an entire week, and now I haven't done anything other ... Read more
Giuliano has finally arrived!!
My world has shifted. In a moment of time, I became someone new, someone connected across the world with invisible bonds of incredible strength....Baby Giuliano was born this aftern... Read more
What a shock to the system coming from 32 degrees to -2! I had a wonderful time in SA, visiting family and friends and spending lots of time with my son and daughter-in-law. It was relaxing and refreshing as we forged new bonds and got to know e... Read more
Will be gone for a while
Time to get back to basics again. I've been so busy lately that I haven't been logging my food or exercise. And I've been really bad! I think it's the cold that makes me want biscuits in the afternoon and evening and chocolate croissant for bre... Read more
I'm angry! My daughter's best friend in SA, a lovely 25-year-old girl, was attacked, beaten and robbed in her home on Friday night.
Not content with taking what little she owned, her attackers hit her on the side of the head with a gun, breaki... Read more
Imagine that! A new look blog. What a surprise! It's nice and clear, so I like it.
Well, it's been a while since my last check in. I've had some really exciting experiences in the last month.
First of all I've joined a new site, writers.com,... Read more
Teddy bear tale
OK, so it's been a while since I blogged. How am I doing? Pretty darn good! Not perfect, but then I never expect perfection from myself. That's a lesson I learned when I was younger and apt to expect the utmost perfection. My high expectations p... Read more
Celebrating life in Italy
I've been in Italy for six years now. One thing I've noticed is that, as at any time in your life, it's so easy to get sucked into the daily routine of cooking, cleaning, working and sleeping, and forget that life is to be lived and enjoyed. Tha... Read more
Fighting the unhealthy breakfast monster
Looking back on the last week, exercising has gone much better. Succeeded in doing what I had planned most days, and even succeeded in doing it in the early morning on some days. I'm feeling great about that.
I didn't do so well on water an... Read more
Well, last week wasn't perfect, but it was better than previous weeks. I did my exercises most days, and Monday's cleaning is always a good workout. I still haven't succeeded in working out early in the morning. But hey, better late than never.
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Just what I need!! A motivational challenge.
I opened my Sparkmail the other day and what did I find? A message from my teamleader inviting me to join a change of season fitness and health challenge. I'd been feeling defeated and blue. Illness had robbed me of exercise time in the last few... Read more
The start of the new year
Wow! How the weeks seem to fly by. Feels like yesterday we were starting the Summer, and here we are looking at the end of it. The weather has changed as it always does after Ferragosto. It's cooler and cloudy with a little rain at the moment.
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I seem to have lost a week in between. Oh well, here I am now. This last week was good as far as exercise was concerned. I'm not so sure about eating. I'm having tummy troubles. Don't think I'm overeating ar anything like that, but feeling a bit... Read more