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Just a quick update.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      20 comments

Things have settled down a lot over the last couple of days. I知 still following the four golden rules conscientiously. I知 eating well, though eating when I知 hungry is fine when I知 at home, but difficult when waiting for a bus! I refuse... Read more

DEFEATED!! Or why Stonecot should never be allowed out on her own!

Monday, January 28, 2013      21 comments

On Friday I decided to tackle two jobs that have been outstanding for a while. One, to reroute some cables in my dining room, that requires taking apart two units to get to the back, and the other, to replace the pull light cord in my bathro... Read more

Something Weird is happening today

Saturday, January 26, 2013      17 comments

Weird things are happening to me today! Last night, I did the Havening technique before bed, put on my iPod to listen to the pre-op instructions, laid down and shut my eyes, and woke up halfway through the second track! The one I知 not supp... Read more

I'm Having a Hypnotic Gastric Band fitted!

Friday, January 25, 2013      19 comments

I first started using Paul McKenna's weight loss program 選 Can Make You Thin nearly two years ago. Over the next ten months, I lost nearly 40 pounds. Unfortunately complacency crept in and the pounds started creeping back. Although I restarted... Read more

mac picture experiment

Monday, January 14, 2013      19 comments

seeing if I can upload a picture via my mac! ... Read more


Sunday, January 13, 2013      17 comments

I order for me to NOT give up, my lifestyle/diet needs to be:- Sustainable Under no illusions Cons... Read more

It Was Only 7.3 Miles

Saturday, January 12, 2013      27 comments

As I hopped into my sons car on Thursday evening, on our way to karate, I said cheerfully to him,"I'm going on a 10 mile hike with Chicchantal tomorrow" Now this was an euphemism. What I meant was:- I'm going on a 10 mile hike tomorrow, ple... Read more

I Frightened a Man!!

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      32 comments

In the gym this morning! I was waiting for a coffee with the other ladies that do Tai Chi, when a man of about my age, with not a drop of sweat on him, came up and asked me whether I壇 enjoyed my workout. I explained that I hadn稚 started yet, a... Read more

Back to Basics

Saturday, December 22, 2012      13 comments

I think that at this time of year, most people feel the need to assess their progress, with a view to change things in the New Year, and I'm no exception. I seem to have drifted for a lot of this year, although my exercise and fitness have impro... Read more

A Walk on the Wild Side

Sunday, December 09, 2012      16 comments

Now, while Chicchantal was trying not to go base over apex in Epping Forest, I was trying to do what proved to be an over ambitious attempt to suss out a walk between Amersham and Chesham in Buckinghamshire. It hadn't occurred to me (duh) that a... Read more

Cairns 2012 Eclipse day.

Monday, November 26, 2012      26 comments

This is the fourth total solar eclipse I have watched. This is the first one since my husband died however. I went to Australia with both my daughters, and one son in law. Its my elder daughters first trip abroad, and her first eclipse too... Read more

Calories in v Calories out, Nutrition v Exercise

Monday, November 05, 2012      16 comments

For the second week in a row, my burned calories have exceeded my estimated burned calories by quite a margin. Great! Once again for the second week in a row, I keep getting messages telling me that at an average 1,500 calories a day, I'm not ea... Read more

A freezing walk beside the Thames

Sunday, November 04, 2012      12 comments

When I woke up this morning, and heard the rain hammering against my bedroom windows, it would have taken very little to make me pull out of my planned walk for today. It wasn't only the weather. It was meeting several people I'd never met ... Read more


Saturday, October 27, 2012      13 comments

One of the things I have really struggled with over the last couple or so months is motivation. Back in august I posted a weight of 168 lbs, and I don't think it's been as low as that since the day I posted it! It's been going up and down betwe... Read more

Thinking like a thin person?

Friday, October 26, 2012      9 comments

I grew up being a thin person, and a) We didn't have a set of scales in the house b) We had three meals a day and no snacks c) We ate whatever we wanted d) We knew nothing about calories Now I am the first to admit that somethin... Read more

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