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Friday, May 26, 2017      9 comments

I'm into 'Mini-Habits' at the moment. It means taking REALLY small baby-steps. The theory is that (a) they are SO small your brain doesn't think it'... Read more
Bonus Blog - photos from my lunch-time walk
Thursday, May 25, 2017      23 comments

I'm often talking about my nice walks, especially on the coast path - my favourite local walk - and I rarely have my camera; so today, I took my camera. I still find that my photos don't capture what my eye sees - how DO photographers do that?!... Read more
Pleasing my inner child
Thursday, May 25, 2017      17 comments

What with being at home for 5 days nursing a cold, I haven't felt like having 'fun' exactly, but yesterday when I went shopping, I saw these toothb... Read more
A benefit from not running today
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      13 comments

As some of you know, I love to run. I'm not a fast or far kind of a runner - but I love that feeling of freedom, the wind in my hair etc. However, I've not been able to run for several weeks now - first because I developed heel pain, and then ... Read more
Adjusting my focus
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      15 comments

Having time off to totally rest (thank you Valerie Virus - I decided to make friends with her!) has brought up some unexpected thoughts and ideas. ... Read more
Monday, May 22, 2017      18 comments

I went to the kitchen to make myself a coffee. I got distracted and made myself a mug of tea. I took the mug upstairs and settled down to wat... Read more
Foot therapy 4/100
Sunday, May 21, 2017      15 comments

That's all for today folks! Have a peaceful Sunday.... Read more
Foot therapy 3/100 & Idealism
Saturday, May 20, 2017      18 comments

I started with the simple toe stretches, and I will do those every day. But yesterday, having grounded myself due to a chesty cold, I found mys... Read more
Foot therapy 2/100 and self-care
Friday, May 19, 2017      15 comments

I thought I'd escaped! emoticon I have been working with people who have had coughs and colds for the past co... Read more
Foot therapy 1/100 & Tolerance
Thursday, May 18, 2017      17 comments

Right! I know that Spark People helps me to stick to my plans - keeps me accountable, so I am going to use it to help me be consistent. I am going to do some simple foot care every day and post a photo to track changes. I am a great ... Read more
Foot care - addendum
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      10 comments

After reading all the comments on yesterday's blog about my toes, I realised that I hadn't given enough information. I have osteoarthritis in that joint. I occasionally feel it in my elbows and thumbs too, especially if I have eaten sugar a... Read more
What's a-foot?
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      18 comments

I love to run. I love to walk. I love to hike & explore. I've always had what I call fussy feet. I usually rotate my footwear so I don't wear the same shoes two days in a row. I've never worn heels. I've been an enthusiastic follower of ba... Read more
Waking up the ostrich!
Thursday, May 11, 2017      34 comments

Some habits are easier than others, aren't they? I'm doing really well with my diet and exercise habits at the moment - and that can't be bad. ... Read more
Strawberries are the new chocolate!
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      40 comments

I had training (First Aid at Work) all day today. It meant travelling for 2 hrs squashed in the middle seat of the back of a small car because 'you're the smallest one' on fast, busy roads. It meant being indoors, sitting down, most of the day... Read more
Fruity Friday!
Friday, May 05, 2017      20 comments

My lunch was late today. I'd spent the morning with a friend, and we kind of went on chatting until almost 2 o'clock. On the way back home, I neede... Read more

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