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A throne
Friday, July 13, 2012      9 comments

it's been a long day at the end of a long week. But guess what, as I was walking back from lunch, along the corridor came... two men rolling a THRONE! Complete with ER initialled on the back. Alas, no camera, so no photo, but that sure... Read more
Slightly out of sorts
Monday, July 09, 2012      9 comments

Here I sit sipping ginger, lemon & honey drink, my favorite for warding off the ills of winter. DH has a lurg, not sure if it is a cold or flu, everyone at work seems to be coming down with something including me, I have niggling headaches and o... Read more
Summer in winter
Sunday, July 01, 2012      7 comments

Just back from a weekend away at beautiful Raumati Beach. Raumati means summer in Maori. We beach walked and kept a fire going to stay warm, cooked with friends and did a wasjig to keep entertained. I read two books and the Saturday paper. No Zu... Read more
Too busy to blog?
Friday, June 22, 2012      9 comments

I've started a walk 5k challenge to add exercise to my down days. I have some trepidation as my feet are still not quite right. But I figure I can do some of it in the pool if I run into trouble, because Even if it is not walking on the land, it... Read more
Stepping up
Thursday, June 14, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday instead of my usual 2 hour warm pool session I was in the water for only 90 minutes because I had to be home early. I still fitted in my hour of running, paying more than usual attention to my foot placement, because of my recent foot ... Read more
Thank heavens for small mercies.
Sunday, June 10, 2012      5 comments

Finally my weight is trending down. Actually after being on a plateau for weeks it went up a bit, from which I have learned my lesson to be grateful for plateaus, now I know it could be worse! Then I started to lose and now I am at a lower weigh... Read more
New shoes - but nana shoes!
Saturday, June 09, 2012      4 comments

My feet have been playing up quite a bit, now one hurts all the time, and over a month ago I decided to get new shoes. I looked around but didn't buy because I thought I should check with my podiatrist before I made the big purchase. Yesterday D... Read more
Dreary whinging from Fifi
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      4 comments

Dear blog, this blog is because I need to blog, not that I have much to say, or, actually not much to say that I want to hear. But I've been away and I am out of my routines and my foot hurts a bit and I am thinking about exercise but gee, it's... Read more
Annual report to Frizzle HQ
Sunday, June 03, 2012      3 comments

Fifi is pleased to report gains in fitness, strength, balance and endurance, with the establishment of well embedded exercise habits. This has been managed with only minor setbacks in the form of problems with her feet, which Fifi is managing by... Read more
Home again
Saturday, June 02, 2012      5 comments

I had a great holiday and it is great to be back home. I plan to carry some of that relaxation into my daily life, though I am not entirely sure how it is going to play. Already I have stayed up late watching TV but that is because our bedroom i... Read more
Spark agenda
Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

I see in my last blog I said I had no agenda for the weekend but actually, I do. I meant no SP agenda. When in fact I do, because one, I am taking a holiday, and two, I am at a workshop that involves lots of meditation. It's actually quite hard ... Read more
A short break
Thursday, May 24, 2012      4 comments

I am away for a week so may not be sparking as regularly. Off to Nelson to visit family. I have been sorely in need of a holiday and am looking forward to the break, and also to returning home refreshed. I have no agenda for the holiday but mayb... Read more
Spooky Plateau
Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments

My weightloss has been very slow and that will have to be OK with me. But yesterday I got on the scales with a set of weights to check that the scale isn't broken. (they weren't). DH and I have both been the exact same weight for three weeks now... Read more
Let's hear it for the weekend!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      4 comments

We had a great day today, cleanup after a pleasant meal last night, a leisurely breakfast, a walk on the beach, reading, a spot of gardening, and a bit of housework. Soup and toast for dinner. Simple, no stress, no fuss. Sunday as it should be... Read more
Sociable Saturday
Friday, May 18, 2012      4 comments

And the menu is steak, mushrooms, tomatoes and garden salad. Followed by a steamed fruit pudding with low fat custard. A glass of red wine.... Read more

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