Well, it's been a busy old year so far
I had to move suddenly as my rented flat was being sold back in March - am now almost properly settled in a lovely new place with lots of airy sunshine, which is good for my SADs... just got to get the... Read more
Not too bad a start for my first day at work this year!
Okay, so I had a bacon roll with cheese this morning for breakfast... but this is my once a week Monday morning treat. It is a very nice start to my working week, catching up with the kind chef at our work canteen (wholemeal granary toast or por... Read more
I never want another of photo of me looking like this....
This photo was taken on Christmas Day
I had a super time with lovely friends
But it has certainly brought me to my senses - I thought I looked not half bad and that the dress hid most of my flabby bits
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Getting Ready for a New Year
Well, not only have I not posted since 2015, I have put weight on and 2016 has been a year of ups and downs
This year I got a new job and have been busy and although my social life has been far more relaxed than 2015 (in 2015 I was out and ... Read more
Settled and ready to rock in to 2015!
So, it's been a mad year... I moved back to Norwich in the autumn of 2013, got a new flat, a short term agency job, caught up with old chums, made some great new friends and now at last I feel properly settled due to having a longer term job
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On the mend!
Well, my poor beleaguered little tootsies are now feeling much, much better
A combination of things have helped; first off (obviously!) my wonderful physio, then wearing Fit-Flops and other arch supporting type shoes plus a ‘new’ bed
T... Read more
Well, all my good intentions of walking all the way to work and only getting the bus back up the steep hill on the last part of my journey home are now thwarted...
I seem to have developed plantar fasciitis in my right foot, which apart fro... Read more
A little Rae of Sunshine!
Well, here in the East of the UK it has been beautifully sunny all weekend… what a difference it makes to my mood!
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Patience is a virtue...
... virtue is a grace...
... Grace is a little girl with a dirty face....
Sorry - something from a childhood book that always pops in my mind when I think of the word patience!
But really, patience *is* a virtue, one that I do... Read more
A step in the right direction
So, I've been walking to work for 5 days now. My son has picked me up in the evenings as I have had a bad cold and am not quite up to walking both ways
The walk is nice; just over half an hour. It starts with a treacherous totter down the s... Read more
Ups and Downs, Swings and Roundabouts
So, I've been in my lovely flat for a couple of months now and am settling in nicely... just need a couple of tall bookcases and I'll be able to get *properly* organised... amazing how much stuff accumulates over time!
I've been doing plent... Read more
Well, I've been in my new flat for a week today and my belongings arrived yesterday... I 'camped out' for the first week with a couple of garden chairs and very basic cooking kit!
I am loving the new place; it is spacious, light and airy bu... Read more
Normal service will be resumed shortly... I hope!
I'm not long back from a fantastic holiday in France at my sister's place over there
I had a brilliantly relaxing time, ate well, drank too much and generally wallowed in enjoyment! I played with my twin nephews, had fed goats and llamas, s... Read more
My lovely SparkFriend Lisa has come up with the idea of setting ourselves realistic goals and as I've always been far too over enthusiastic (unrealistic!) when setting my goals I love this idea and have thought long and hard to cut my list down ... Read more
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Following my accident with my ankle I have noticed that not only the injured foot has been swollen (badly, but really surprising as it was quite a tumble) but the uninjured one is pretty puffy; I especially noticed it when I compared it to my si... Read more