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Can I get rid of this shoulder thing?
Monday, March 03, 2014      2 comments

I've been to the gym two/three times a week for the last year, swimming gymming! At my last diabetic check I have lost 8kg over the last year. Now I have this pain across my shoulders and down my arms. The physio is working on it but it seems to... Read more
Eating toast...
Thursday, February 21, 2013      1 comments

Sitting here eating toast I am wondering why the NHS have reduced the number of visits to my local surgery for the dietician to six per year. This may cover the annual diabetic check! (just) but will not help those people like me who simply nee... Read more
Thursday, February 07, 2013      1 comments

Well so far so good this week, been swimming twice so far and done 18 lengths swimming 18 lengths walking and 4 more swimming for good measure. A fellow swimmer told me my stroke was very elegant! Thank you for that. Busy week genrally, ... Read more
Yey back on track
Friday, February 01, 2013      0 comments

16 lengths swimming 16 lengths walking 6 lengths swimming Bought a float to practice front crawl legs and not therefore put too much strain on the wretched knee only to find that however hard I kick I don't seem to move anywhere!! ... Read more
Oops missd several opportunities
Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

Sorry world i've been forgetful about blogging... Never mind, carry on as if the distractions had not happened. Still swimming, only been twice a week this week and last. Missed last Friday as spent the day being the "responsible adult" ... Read more
OkayI missed a swim...
Saturday, January 19, 2013      1 comments

Hey ho no swimming yesterday. Spent most of the day waiting and being the "responsible adult" whilst my husband underwent a medical procedure. Back to it on Monday 16 lengths due and awaited with enthusiasm. So glad life back to normal ... Read more
Sooo pleased with myself
Monday, January 14, 2013      1 comments

Snow... I still treked off to the pool. They are closing for "stuff" in an hour, power going off that kind of thing. In I went and did my 14 lengths in record time and still managed a sit in the steam room. Washing on and my knitting sock... Read more
Thursday on my mind
Thursday, January 10, 2013      0 comments

Cold and wintery, only really to be expected in January. Just competed my bathroom cleaning workout. Multi tasking and saving money on gym membership. Went swimming yesterday and lost count so I either did 12 or 14 lengths, did the extra 2... Read more
Tuesday is my good news day
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      3 comments

Hi, Went swimming yesterday, 3 times now and added 2 more lengths to make it 12 before I retire to the steam room. Missed the exit from the roundabout and had to drive 10 miles ther and back again down the motorway but that gave Mum's car... Read more
Friday on my mind
Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

Well it's Friday again but some considerable time has passed. Where does all this time go? 4th January already. Off to swim soon and post another book to someone who presumably got vouchers for Christmas and wants to spend them. Thank you. ... Read more
Friday is here again
Friday, March 05, 2010      0 comments

I always thought that as you got older time started to appear to slow down. This does not seem to be the case. We are already in March and I am only just getting used to the idea of it being 2010. I try to live in the moment and not look ... Read more
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      0 comments

Day off. Pilates class this morning, I really do enjoy this even though I'm not sure I'm much good. Balance is the main problem... The brisk walk there and back is good too. Last bedroom carpet fitted. It all looks so beautiful and is s... Read more
My weekend
Monday, March 01, 2010      0 comments

Quiet weekend with time to read a book The lost Garden Kate Morton well actually not all of it but a fair bit. Very enjoyable and I think better than her other one The House at Riverton although similar. Reading the newspaper was depressin... Read more
Down time friday
Friday, February 26, 2010      0 comments

Why when it's the end of the week and there is no work for two days am I feeling down? I just feel like I want to curl up and sleep for days... This is not good nor is it like me. In spite of the grey wetness outside my windowIi think... Read more
The first day of the rest of my life
Thursday, February 25, 2010      3 comments

Is your life filled with anger? Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intention of throwing it at someone else. You are the one who gets burned. - Buddha Oh how true today is day one when I will endeavor not to get... Read more

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