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  • September 3rd

    9/3/2015 7:57:53 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Waiting for the Canadians to arrive. I've flicked round with a duster, got rid of the ironing so everything is sorted. We're all out for a meal t... Read more

  • Packing! - oh and a bit of gymming at the end of the day

    9/2/2015 6:49:26 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Today we did some packing. All books except for 4, are packed in boxes and sealed up. The office stuff is boxed and labeled, craft stuff away and... Read more

  • September 2nd

    9/2/2015 5:24:51 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Managed the usual 2.5 miles in the pool yesterday quite easily which surprised me as I thought I might have trouble when I first got in there. Of... Read more

  • Walking, walking and more walking

    9/1/2015 5:46:10 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Today we got the dogs walked early and hooked up the caravan and took it to just outside Ipswich, Suffolk to put it into storage. Friday that guy... Read more

  • September 1st

    9/1/2015 11:26:03 AM, by BRANDI1809

    My goodness, where has the year gone? September already. Unfortunately I didn't manage to lose the 4 stones I was aiming for by the end of August... Read more

  • Rain stopped riding

    8/31/2015 1:14:32 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    The BBC said that there was going to be a 2 hour hiatus in the rain at around 4pm. The BBC tells lies. It's still hacking it down, the dogs refus... Read more

  • August 31st

    8/31/2015 9:30:26 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Well it's the last day of August, Bank Holiday Monday, 2/3rds of the way through the year & it's raining. Enough said, think I'll go & do the iro... Read more

  • Just back from a wet and muddy ride

    8/30/2015 11:02:09 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Only 11.11 miles today but back in just less than 48 minutes (13.8mph average), which doesn't sound fast but up to my rims in mud, dodging muddy ... Read more

  • August 30th

    8/30/2015 9:30:30 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Had a lovely time with our friends last night, they enjoyed the food we cooked & it was great catching up with them. They were really impressed w... Read more

  • Bikes, walking and stupid husbands

    8/29/2015 4:30:51 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Nice dog groom this morning. Kenn forgot to bring the H frame. I asked him if he'd put everything in the car and he said 'yes'. He get's antsy if... Read more

  • August 29th

    8/29/2015 1:49:13 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Busy weekend, just finished cooking the meal for tonight & it's in the Hostess trolley waiting for our friends to arrive. We haven't seen them si... Read more

  • Bike riding in the evening sun

    8/28/2015 6:05:50 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Before I got to ride my bike, I practiced some guitar, decided to teach myself Toccata and Fugue (as you do), not that I haven't plenty to get on... Read more

  • August 28th

    8/28/2015 12:55:22 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Really pleased to report that I've lost another 2lbs this week, making 3 stones & 12lbs so far since March. I was hoping to have lost 4 stones by... Read more

  • Guitar work outs, Gym work outs and a muffin

    8/27/2015 5:24:07 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Work work was blooming lovely today. I stayed up half the night playing Wonderful Land, Apache & Foot Tapper - Shadows tracks, along with play... Read more

  • August 27th

    8/27/2015 10:40:15 AM, by BRANDI1809

    This was our Smoked River Cobbler & salad, boy was ... Read more

  • It's stopped raining! Woohoo

    8/26/2015 12:26:18 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    I have 2 hours before it starts again. It literally just stopped as I sat down with a coffee. The dogs got a quick walk (I walk the sighthounds... Read more

  • August 26th

    8/26/2015 11:47:38 AM, by BRANDI1809

    The Turkey stew was lovely last night & we also made a vegetable curry which has made 3 nights meals for the freezer. We suddenly realised that w... Read more

  • The sun shone and then the thunderclouds rolled in...

    8/25/2015 10:56:48 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    ...and we rode home like Lance Armstrong. Not that we were on drugs, but we did get a muffin induced wiggle on. The sun was lovely at luncht... Read more

  • August 25th

    8/25/2015 6:13:16 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Feeling good again today so in about half an hour I'll be off to the pool again. Hopefully get another 2.5miles in. We had the Slimming World A... Read more

  • Rain rain go away

    8/24/2015 5:44:56 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    What a day. We woke to the most gorgeous sunrise and had a cuppa. I then got a bit of aura so toddled off back to bed before the migraine arrived... Read more

  • August 24th

    8/24/2015 12:24:38 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Another 2.5 miles done today in the pool & hoping to go at least two more times this week. I've also ordered a peice of exercise equipment called... Read more

  • August 23rd

    8/23/2015 7:39:11 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Just settling down to watch the Belgium Grand Prix this afternoon & hopefully afterwards I'll get chance to sit outside for a bit, if the sun com... Read more

  • August 22nd

    8/22/2015 1:24:18 PM, by BRANDI1809

    It's been a good Saturday so far. Supermarket shopping first thing, had our feet done & then worked a bit in the garden (well Pete did) in the su... Read more

  • Glorious Sunny Saturday

    8/22/2015 8:15:16 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    I am home from work. I didn't have to go far, just next door to do my neighbour's step sister's poodle x. I got there at 10.30 on the dot, no exc... Read more

  • August 21st

    8/21/2015 4:06:01 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Well it's finally happened, after 24 weeks since starting Slimming World and of losing something consistently every week, I have put on weight. L... Read more

  • August 20th

    8/20/2015 11:49:15 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Feel much better today & even managed to do 3 miles in the pool which is a record for me. Unless a miricle happens between now (16.30) & weigh-in... Read more

  • Bike riding again. Yay

    8/19/2015 6:03:34 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Having not been near my bike for 5 whole days, I got on Eric the CX tonight and did the Whitwell Cake run, with Kenn. 23.33 miles in 2 hours, off... Read more

  • August 19th

    8/19/2015 11:37:29 AM, by BRANDI1809

    We ended up having fritatta & SW chips last night & although I didn't feel particularly hungry I did enjoy it. Still feeling a bit ugh, but ha... Read more

  • Just in from the gym

    8/18/2015 6:25:11 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    I was supposed to gym last night, but by the time my gym buddy had finished faffing about it was about a quarter to 10 so I gave up. She faffed t... Read more

  • August 18th

    8/18/2015 10:25:34 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Not feeling too good today. It started last evening when I felt very bloated & kept feeling sick. Luckily I wasn't but woke up this morning still... Read more

  • August 17th

    8/17/2015 12:17:25 PM, by BRANDI1809

    After such a lovely weekend I went back to the pool for my usual Monday workout. Another 2.5 miles done. ... Read more

  • August 16th

    8/16/2015 9:02:22 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Having another cook-out today so will amend my blog & post some pictures later. This is what we cooked Read more

  • August 15th

    8/15/2015 5:30:34 PM, by BRANDI1809

    Had a lovely day today, we were up early because we had to pick up prescriptions from the Docs ( they've given me anti-inflammatory pills for my ... Read more

  • Cycling to the cake place

    8/14/2015 6:33:44 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Today I had a really bitty day. I tried to get on with my guitar practice but emails kept arriving then the Housing Officer from Felixstowe calle... Read more

  • August 14th

    8/14/2015 5:50:05 AM, by BRANDI1809

    I lost 2lbs Yeah! That's 3 st 10.5lbs only 3.5lbs left to lose this month & I'll achieve the half way target of 4 stones. I was also Slimmer of t... Read more

  • Back in the gym!

    8/13/2015 6:21:59 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Slimming World class this morning. 1.5lbs on, not that I am too bothered as I'd had 2 cups of coffee and I was wearing jeans. Normally I go in wo... Read more

  • August 13th

    8/13/2015 11:11:36 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Another 2.5 miles in the pool today which was quite good considering that this morning I was in two minds whether to go or not. It's the 'Woman... Read more

  • Wednesday hump day

    8/12/2015 1:32:58 PM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    I have spent the morning emailing and being on the phone trying to get paid by Utilita. They say that as I didn't work for them for a month tha... Read more

  • August 12th

    8/12/2015 9:42:16 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Bye heck it was so hot in the hairdressers today I thought I was going to melt. Thank goodness I've started losing weight, if I was 3.5 stone hea... Read more

  • August 11th

    8/11/2015 11:19:55 AM, by BRANDI1809

    Don't know why but I'm feeling so tired & all I want to do is go & lie down & have a sleep & it's nowhere near time for my B12 injection. I done ... Read more

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