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Park Run Joy

Friday, November 27, 2015      8 comments

A couple of months' ago I found out there was now a weekly, timed, 5k Park Run that I could get to by bus - and I've been enjoying it ever since. I pinched some photos from the facebook page and wanted to share them here. I just really like th... Read more

Ups and downs - just keep Sparking!

Thursday, November 26, 2015      10 comments

Last night I went to my first Tai Chi class and really enjoyed myself! This is definitely something I shall pursue. I was so 'high' when I came home after the class that I wondered whether I would have difficulty sleeping, but I slept well! ... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday's lesson was about how important sleep is for good digestion - and how sleep disruption can lead to digestive disruptions. Well - I sleep pretty well all the time - so there's no problem there. My 'digestive disruptions' mostly occur... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Monday, November 23, 2015      5 comments

Today's task was to sort out the fruit and veg in the fridge. Well, I don't have much in my fridge - half a cucumber, two sticks of celery, one carrot, half a swede (rutabaga). My onions are kept on the counter, and potatoes in a tub. Fruit is... Read more

Unwinding :)

Saturday, November 21, 2015      10 comments

I'm giving the Fibre Fit Challenge a break for the weekend......... back on Monday with that one. I'm sitting here with a smile on my face (it's 8pm here) - and reflecting on a really great day. I've totally unwound from all the week's wor... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Friday, November 20, 2015      4 comments

Today's article was about how stress affect our digestive system - and the challenge was to do one stress-busting thing. It's been a tough, problem-filled, week at work - and it's Friday evening. It's raining, it's dark, it's cold. I've h... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Thursday, November 19, 2015      6 comments

I did much better with water today - have had seven glasses (not big ones mind - but I went to the tap seven times, which is good!) I even felt thirsty........which is new for me....... and had water instead of tea. Today's focus on the ... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Wednesday, November 18, 2015      5 comments

First - I did very well with my water today - and did make myself drink a small glass at least six times. The only time I can down a full glass is after I've been running, and, ironically, just before I go to bed! Today's activity on the... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Tuesday, November 17, 2015      5 comments

Today's challenge is to DRINK WATER! I am not a natural water-drinker - I don't know why really - I don't mind drinking it once I've got it.... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Monday, November 16, 2015      5 comments

Today's challenge was to read about eating for heart health - and to incorporate one of the tips into my day. I have to say, I'm doing pretty much everything right here - except drinking enough water! I got over 40g of fibre into my di... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Sunday, November 15, 2015      7 comments

Today's task is to get insoluble fibre into the diet. I'm already getting a bit bored with the idea of tracking and measuring stuff, but I know I get a good mixture of soluble and insoluble fibre into my diet already. Insoluble is all the ski... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Saturday, November 14, 2015      12 comments

Well today's challenge was supposed to be to get 15g of fibre into your breakfast. Unless I can buy raspberries, my breakfast is about 12g when I really try: Museli - one cup Apple 15g flax seeds 4 Brazil nuts soya milk Howev... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Friday, November 13, 2015      5 comments

I was wrong about fruit - they DO have significant amount of fibre - hooray! Day 3 was to consider my snacking foods. Well, since doing No S diet, I don't snack! I might have a treat or two at the weekend, but I only have three meals a da... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Thursday, November 12, 2015      6 comments

Day 2 I have managed to hit the goal of 25-35g of fibre. I clocked up 34g today. Because I am doing this challenge it made me think more about my choices today. At lunch time I took a big container of raw cauliflower to dip into... Read more

Fibre Fit Challenge

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      8 comments

Day 1 - Track your food and aim for 25-35g of fibre I'm not a fan of the nutrition tracker; firstly it's only a rough guide - who measures cucumber by the cupful? or what's a 'serving' - to track it accurately you have to weigh and measure ... Read more

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