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My BLC Break Plan - concise!
I am not a details person...... my plan is The Plan, to keep working away at finding out what I react to. I am seeing a specialist this Firday re my hip, and depending on his advice will ease back into exercise. I am absolutely determined to los... Read more
Awesome life advice!
This was on the wall at the radiologist's yesterday, and I loved it - tracked it down because I remembered the line about NYC - worth reading!
By Mary Schmich
If I could offer you only one tip for the future, su... Read more
Today my family and I went climbing. Initially when I booked the time, I wasn't going to do it, but with the new motto "No excuses!" I did. I managed to get to the top of one, but DH was occupied elsewhere so didn't get a photo. But here's me an... Read more
Advice to my 16 year old self
Oh you silly young thing! I'd like to give you some advice, but I know you won't take it, too busy thinking you know better - I know you!
First of all, learn to love yourself. You are smart, beautiful and full of life, and you can do anythi... Read more
Calorie "debit card" - careful how you spend!
I posted this on my team thread and people liked it so I thought I would repost it as a blog:
Imagine that you have a calorie "debit card" that every morning has that number of calories on it. You can "spend" your calories any way you want,... Read more
BLC16 - Week One
"What was the first week like for you? What worked and what didn't? What do you need to do differently next week?"
I posed this question on the thread, as it is something I really need to think about. I didn't want to clutter up the poor Bo... Read more
A picture of someone/something that has the biggest impact on me.
Actually, the people who have the biggest impact on me is my family, that is my husband and children. Sometimes I really envy single people, in that they can be their own person, rather than be responsible for the welfare of others all the time.... Read more
Day 6 - My favorite Superhero and why.
Actually, I have never been into superheroes, I think they are all kind of silly. But when I was a kid I loved watching "Wonderwoman", with that actress Linda somebody. I wanted to be Wonderwoman when i was 9. I could beat up the bad guys and sa... Read more
Day 5 - A picture of somewhere I've been.
I missed my blog yesterday, and I couldn't do it at work because my photos are at home. Here is one of my favourite places:
This is Marie Antoinette's pretend village nea... Read more
Day 4 - A habit that I wish I didn't have.
Just the one?
I waste too much time playing Mah Jong on the computer. I tell myself "just one more game" and then realise that 2 hours has passed and I should have
a) gone to bed
b) done some exercise
c) spent time with my kids/husban... Read more
Day 3 -A picture of me and my friends
You know, I had to go back to my wedding in 2004 to find a picture of me and my two best friends. We do have more recent pictures, well, they do, as I never have a camera. Since I met my husband he has been the family picture taker, and I hardly... Read more
Day 2 - The meaning behind my blog name.
Um, I don't really know what to put for this one, as the name is just copied. My sparkpage name is Tania's Onwards and Downwards Journey. I guess that is because this has been a very long-term journey, and it isn't over yet by far. My top weight... Read more
Day 1- A recent picture of me and 15 interesting facts about myself
I'll get to the picture soon, first the facts.
1. I speak fluent Greek - I lived in Athens for 8 years. I love learning languages and have a smattering of German, Russian, French and Romanian.
2. I have had my two best friends for 29 ... Read more
30 days of Blogging - Menu
I like this! And I think I need this! I don't get enough time to have a conversation with myself at the moment, and I think this might be a good way to do it - thanks Michelle!
30 Days of Blogging
Day 1- A recent picture of you and 15 in... Read more
Last week's lesson
Last week I learned how powerful the mind and beliefs are. How that happened:
A few months ago I had some heart palpitations, like my heart was pounding. It happened a few times, nothing serious, but it was worrying. There is family history; m... Read more