HJESS19's Blogs

a successful lent
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

i stayed off caffine and cola for all of lent. emoticon i will admit, i did binge a bit on easter sunday and ha... Read more
Black-thumbed Vegetable Garden Journey Part 4
Thursday, April 05, 2012      2 comments

Yay! I have a sprout of growth from my chilli plant pot! in total that gives me 1 spring onion (out of about 12) about 2cm in height now, and the tiny little sprout of a chilli plant ... Read more
Black-thumbed Vegetable Garden Journey Part 3
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      0 comments

well, after all my posts about the glorious sunshine and warm weather we had been having which allowed me to get my wee postage size veggie plot started, today the weather was rather different... it snowed! my poor seed potatoes and carrots ar... Read more
Black-thumbed Vegetable Garden Journey Part 2
Saturday, March 31, 2012      1 comments

For the UK, we have had stunning weather the last week/fortnight, and i've been bitten by the gardening bug since winter! as i posted before, i promised to have a raised bed or growbag or generally just get my selection of seeds sown before... Read more
black-thumbed vegetable garden journey
Sunday, March 25, 2012      3 comments

the hubby and i have been in our 1st home nearly 2 years now. having had the student lifestyle until we bought the house, it seems strange when october comes around (new uni year), i find myself wondering about new accommodation! we have a ... Read more
Happy St Paddy's Day everyone
Saturday, March 17, 2012      0 comments

Happy St Patrick's Day from an ulster girl! not much happening here, most festivities will begin this evening in the main city near us. just watching rugby as it is ireland vs england, an old adversary, later on today! watch those green guin... Read more
3 weeks without caffine
Thursday, March 15, 2012      1 comments

day 22 without diet cola and caffine. this marks the longest i've been off the only soda that i drink with only 1 exception when i was so ill for a period of months when i was lucky if i could have a glass of water and rich tea biscuit for the w... Read more
horse riding
Sunday, March 04, 2012      0 comments

had a good workout today! i've been in the horse world from the age of 3 - now over 2 decades later i'm still there! anyway, before i start freaking about my age, my friend who has also been in the horse world for over ten years, booked a tre... Read more
diet cola update
Saturday, March 03, 2012      2 comments

from 22nd feb, for lent i gave up diet cola. it has most definitely not been easy. i still have cravings for the taste but i am happy to report, 11 days in, i am still off the diet cola! had a few incidents, e.g today my mother had forgotten ... Read more
a bit dazed!
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      1 comments

completely unrelated to my nutritional and exercise goals, i have had the most surreal day today! i think it's because it's a leap year. a bit of background: i lived in scotland for 6years and wasn't planning to come back to ireland at the t... Read more
diet cola journey day 4
Saturday, February 25, 2012      0 comments

On wednesday, lent began and i chose to give up diet coke. boy did i have no clue that i seem to only have been functioning because of the 2litres that i was average drinking. as long as it was diet and cola, i would drink it. the hubbys a bit m... Read more
lent begins in our house
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      2 comments

well, today is ash wednesday and the official start of lent. i decided this year to go for giving up something that probably is hindering my progress here with sparkpeople, but i have only successfully given up this vice once for about 6months w... Read more
fell off the wagon...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      1 comments

i've noticed i've accidentally fallen off the wagon. over the last month, i've gained 6lbs (just weighed myself cos i was in a bit of "i don't wanna") ... Read more
it's days like this i wish i had a dog...
Thursday, February 02, 2012      3 comments

if anyone read my previous post, you'll know i was an eejit and decided to do in my little finger on monday evening. today i had an appointment at the hospital for a review (who thought a little pinky could cause such commotion!). full of the ... Read more
poor little finger...
Monday, January 30, 2012      0 comments

i have decided there are days that i just should not get out of bed! had about 5hours sleep courtesy of a little too much caffine, got up to leave my hubby in to his work, i'm off and had a doctors appointment first thing. got all that sorted... Read more

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