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Drawing a line in the sand
Thursday, November 01, 2007      2 comments

I am making a clear seperation between what is done and what is yet to do and the start of a new month seems as good a time as any! Here is my entry for the November goal-setting on one of my teams.... I don't think I set any goa... Read more
A week into my new job...
Saturday, October 20, 2007      1 comments

all has gone well! The job is fantastic and I seem to have gone down well with the kids I am working with. My personal life needs a lot of work still, but I am starting to try to sort things out there. Maybe more quietude from me, but ... Read more
I am going to get serious...
Saturday, October 13, 2007      1 comments

....promise!! I need to focus. I start a new job on Monday. I am working at Hope's school as a lunch time playleader....getting paid to play games, can't be bad!!! Anyhoo...teatime! Best go feed the family! Not a particularly healthy o... Read more
I can't think of a title....
Saturday, September 29, 2007      1 comments

I am feeling in a bit of a funk at the moment....finding myself detaching from everything! I hope I pull out of it soon!! I am just so darned tired all the time!! Here's something... the neighbour we moved to get away from has fin... Read more
Changing the world
Friday, September 07, 2007      2 comments

I was trawling around myspace earlier and I found myself reading on someone's page about how they were effectively using the sparkpeople strategies to make their entire lifestyle more ethical. I have long been trying to find ways to cut down our... Read more
Changing Tack
Thursday, September 06, 2007      1 comments

I have been on this current weight-loss journey for almost 2 years now and have changed in so many ways I couldn't even start to list them. One things I have realised just today is that now the good eating and keeping active are my way of l... Read more
Not So Vast!
Saturday, August 25, 2007      3 comments

""I am strangely feeling nervous about being so close to 140lbs! In UK terms, 140 is 10 stone....I can't remember a time of being 10 stone. In my own mind, I went right from 6 to 14 without even drawing breath...on of our coaches at work is 10½ ... Read more
Leaving Comfort, next stop Pushingboundaries!
Sunday, August 05, 2007      5 comments

I was watching "Mountain" tonight on tv ( a great documentary!) and it brought on one of those grand lightbulb moments. I was thinking firstly about how great it would be to be able to visit some of the more dramatic scenery in the country.... Read more
Rowing the Nile!
Tuesday, July 31, 2007      5 comments

Not really, obviously!lol!! I have previously tracked virtual journeys of my walking, but thought it would be fun to do something a little different. Given that my cardio of choice for the moment is rowing, I thought I'd row some of th... Read more
SUMMER GOALS
Sunday, July 29, 2007      1 comments

OK, following on from that last post, and now that I am in a better position to think... Firstly, where am I now? CARDIO: Daily I either run 2km or row for 15mins, bumped up a couple of times a week to 2 runs/5km or 30mins rowing. ... Read more
Getting Real!! (at last!)
Saturday, July 28, 2007      3 comments

I need to be careful I don't blunder into any territory too deep! It is almost 1am and I really don't want to be thinking too much right now! I just wanted to create a focus point...I need to sort what I am wanting to achieve. Given th... Read more
Apologies!!
Thursday, July 19, 2007      3 comments

I owe all my friends big apologies for not being quite "with-it" this week. I have completely neglected all my teams and threads...I have been so mighty busy with the home stuff, that I've not had the time to post so much....that and when I... Read more
Forty Minutes!!!
Sunday, July 08, 2007      5 comments

Not a super time, especially considering we were still getting going when we heard people on the other side of the river finishing! But still, it gave me an average of a 13min/mile...which considering I was training at around 16/17 min mile is n... Read more
Go Get It!
Sunday, July 01, 2007      4 comments

If there is no wind, row." - Latin Proverb "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle, comic "Things come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle"- Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President A lot of ... Read more
So I'm MySpacing!
Tuesday, June 26, 2007      2 comments

I know it's a bit ridiculous taking on something else, given that I am so immensely busy right now, but seriously I need something! I am so horrendously lonely right now, so it seems a good way to reach out to people a little more local to me! ... Read more

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