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  • July 3rd

    7/3/2015 4:01:03 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Blogging early this morning because I'm going shopping in a short while to hopefully get a new skirt & a couple of tops. Oh & yes Read more

  • The solo in the love song

    7/2/2015 6:18:44 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Day off cycling today. Anyway the forecast gave out rain and I don't do rain. I identify with my hounds and they loathe getting wet. The terriers... Read more

  • July 2nd

    7/2/2015 10:21:27 AM, by BRANDI1809

    I've had another good trip to the pool today & I've done another 2.5 miles. It's very muggy again, I don't mind the heat if the sun is out or I... Read more

  • The Boil-in-the-bag Bike Ride

    7/1/2015 12:00:38 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    First things first. Slimming World, scored on the doors and 2lbs off. That's 1lb off that went on last week and a brand new 1lb off too. Accordin... Read more

  • July 1st

    7/1/2015 9:44:23 AM, by BRANDI1809

    The start of a new month & I'm not swimming today because I've been to get my hair done. Boy was it hot in the salon, even when it poured down th... Read more

  • End of the month ride

    6/30/2015 6:58:55 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    It was all work work work today. Springer spaniels everywhere I looked. I had a sit down and a coffee before venturing out on the bike. I rode ... Read more

  • June 30th

    6/30/2015 1:15:59 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Cannot believe it, I've just come back in after sitting in the sun for an hour or so, I thought I'd cool down for a while but it's still steaming... Read more

  • June 29th

    6/29/2015 10:51:27 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Had a lovely weekend but it was over too quickly & Pete is now back at work. I couldn't wake up this morning & although I was awake when Pete w... Read more

  • Monday Ride in the Rurals

    6/29/2015 8:57:00 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Early blogging today as I have got to go to the dentist and have a pesky, twisted tooth out. It is starting to damage the teeth either side as it... Read more

  • Surprise sunday ride

    6/28/2015 6:02:01 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    It was raining this morning, so I did the sensible thing and pulled the duvet over my head and went back to sleep. Once up I had a nice flumpy mo... Read more

  • June 28th

    6/28/2015 6:39:25 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Pete & I are getting ready to do another massive cook out today. Caribbean Turkey & Vegetable Stew (using chicken instead of Turkey), Mediterrane... Read more

  • Sunny Saturday pub crawl :)

    6/27/2015 12:29:48 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Oh, ok, we went to 2 pubs. As the weather was so gorgeous, after a nice sausage (Linda McCartney) or 2, a poached egg and some beans for bre... Read more

  • June 27th

    6/27/2015 11:36:02 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Got some friends coming over tonight for a meal & luckily Dawn is also following Slimming World so Kev is used to having SW meals. We've made E... Read more

  • Day 1 of 5% Summer challenge

    6/27/2015 4:54:06 AM, by JULIAOAK

    I have put on 3 pounds since the end of the last challenge! I have reset my tracker and aim to reach 155lbs by August 22nd. I plan to do a... Read more

  • This Girl Can!! This girl did!

    6/26/2015 6:22:55 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    I am just in the door from a lovely evening with Jaide, who lives next door, at the This Girl Can event at the University of East Anglia (or the ... Read more

  • June 26th

    6/26/2015 7:01:12 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Highs & Lows! I was soooo gutted at the weigh in last night, yes I had a loss but at 1lb I'm still half a pound away from the 3 stone loss I... Read more

  • Thursday guitar day

    6/25/2015 6:20:02 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Nice day at work today. We chatted about the business and got some playing done. New jazz - Dave Brubeck, solo from a Mike Oldfield track, more E... Read more

  • June 25th

    6/25/2015 10:38:15 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Feeling good after another 2.5miles in the pool today, that's 7.5miles this week. I'll have a day off tomorrow.... Read more

  • June 24th

    6/24/2015 10:55:59 AM, by BRANDI1809

    I did 2.5 miles in the pool yesterday & again today. I'll go again tomorrow because I'm determined to reach that 3 stone loss by tomorrow evening... Read more

  • Wednesday weigh in

    6/24/2015 10:10:15 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    1lb on at Slimming World- or staying the same at home. I am not convinced that SW's scales are bob on in any sense of the word. Heigh ho, who car... Read more

  • June 23rd

    6/23/2015 5:56:14 AM, by BRANDI1809

    It was just like Christmas yesterday, our meat order arrived, then an order from Holland & Barrett which was a box of 20 packets of Scan Bran (an... Read more

  • June 22nd

    6/22/2015 6:59:47 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Should have been at the pool today but I'm still waiting for our order of meat to be delivered. Since following Slimming World we are eating sooo... Read more

  • Midsummer bike riding

    6/21/2015 10:29:22 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    We got lost!! No, really we did. We thought that we would go down a road that we've never been down before and it brought us out on a road we k... Read more

  • June 21st

    6/21/2015 8:12:20 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Having a good Sunday chilling out a bit, I've done the washing, we've changed the bedding, dusted & hoovered & now we're just about to settle dow... Read more

  • June 20th

    6/20/2015 4:20:35 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Went up to visit Mum today, and we decided to go out for lunch. Pete & I were quite good although we were a little naughty because we had a lovel... Read more

  • Friday and walking under the moody blacky-grey clouds

    6/19/2015 4:52:07 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    All walking today, well over 11,000 steps today. It was cold and breezy, more like the end of March than the middle of June. I had my fleece on a... Read more

  • June 19th

    6/19/2015 7:16:25 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Another 3lbs down last night. Yeehaw! Now I'm just 1.5lbs away from my 3 stone loss. I must be able to achieve that by next week surely. Unfortun... Read more

  • Thursday is guitar day

    6/18/2015 3:56:09 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    After a nice wander in the woods with the hounds, I went off to my guitar job only to find that Leigh didn't need me for another hour. Apparently... Read more

  • June 18th

    6/18/2015 11:10:34 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Although I wasn't due to go swimming until tomorrow I decided to go again today in a last ditch attempt to lose some more weight before the weigh... Read more

  • Well today didn't go as planned.

    6/17/2015 1:20:57 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    The plan: 9.30 slimming world 11.00 bike ride and meet Ken as he comes out of dialysis 12.30 walk petal dog 1.15 pop to bank and pay cheq... Read more

  • June 17th

    6/17/2015 6:15:46 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Off to the pool again today & hopefully will do another 2 miles to stay on track this week. I took a picture of all the Slimming World Awards P... Read more

  • 30 mile bike ride in the sun

    6/16/2015 1:14:28 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    I wasn't sure about it this morning but we went. We rode 8 miles to a client's house and walked her dogs and then rode another 22 miles including... Read more

  • June 16th

    6/16/2015 6:42:15 AM, by BRANDI1809

    I've put "It's Tuesday, the sun's shining & all is well with my world." on my Team post & really it's true. I'm feeling good & on track with exer... Read more

  • New boots and a great short ride.

    6/15/2015 8:45:48 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Firstly the boots. Let's start with the important stuff. Read more

  • June 15th

    6/15/2015 5:59:09 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Another week gone & a new week starting. I'm hoping to do well this week with my weight loss. One of my short term goals is to lose 3 stones by t... Read more

  • June 14th

    6/14/2015 4:18:49 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Had a lovely night with our friends celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary. I met up with several people I'd not seen for about 15 years. Bri... Read more

  • Sunday shower dodging

    6/14/2015 1:57:43 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    It was pouring again this morning and I was hoping for a ride after having horrible dreams all night. I thought that it might clear my head a bit... Read more

  • Saturday 13th June - Raining! Typical

    6/13/2015 5:44:44 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    After a week of glorious weather, new job and no energy after walking about all day on pavements, today I could go for a ride. It rained. I mean ... Read more

  • June 13th

    6/13/2015 11:56:49 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Been out to buy a bed this morning and the first one we tried, we ordered! I've never felt anything so comfortable. Got to wait now until the guy... Read more

  • June 12th

    6/12/2015 12:33:42 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Another half pound off last night on the scales so I was disappointed that it wasn't more especially as Pete lost 4.5lbs. He's now lost just over... Read more

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