Help alphabet , part two
Thursday, June 04, 2015      12 comments

I hadn't looked at my blog entitled ." it sneaked up on me " someone commented on it today which made me re read it, The writer said I was an inspiration , who, me? It inspired me to do the next part of the "alphabet of help" D ,= Diary ... Read more
It sneaked upon me!
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      28 comments

What did! A year of maintaining weight! I had no idea until I started to receive many congratulation messages via sparks members. What! How did that happen.! I really had not noticed a year had gone by. I have kept within .3 lbs of what I w... Read more
Be Prepared
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      18 comments

It's the mottos of the scouts movement , it's mine now. Being prepared is a big part of my efforts to lose a few pounds. Last night I was going to a quiz with wine and nibbles included. The very word nibbles immediately means calo... Read more
Change a four letter word
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      25 comments

I am in a challenge and one requirement is write a blog . I am not a prolific blogger but gave it some thought on the topic of what's gone wrong with my diets and plans in the past? I have succeeded several times only to regain most of th... Read more
I am glad I am a woman !
Friday, May 24, 2013      32 comments

I feel I have been neglecting both team and personal mail lately. I am doing an update now on a blog. It's a follow up really to my previous blog when I told you my husband had been diagnosed with dementia. 3 months on we went to see the ment... Read more
A diagnosis plus praise.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      45 comments

As some of you know I was waiting for a diagnosis on my husband, we received it yesterday . Much as I expected he is in the early stages of dementia. He took it better than I thought he would. I can't say too much of it yet as we are still comi... Read more
Can you live with it!
Monday, January 14, 2013      12 comments

Any title of articles with " diet" in has be interested instantly ! Maybe there's a new diet now that works wonders? That's wishful thinking of course, but often there is some advice in an article that is useful. I read one on wheat, maybe if... Read more
Sunday, September 30, 2012      17 comments

In a previous blog I admitted to being a good starter but a poor finisher. I am making yet another good start , telling myself to Get My Act Together! I assume that is from the days of variety shows on stage. I need to get my act together a... Read more
When you reach your target!
Sunday, September 09, 2012      25 comments

I expect most of us think at times we will never reach the magic number of our dreams. Believe ,you will do. There is no yellow brick road to follow ,unless you design your own and maybe buy red shoes,if they help you travel your own road.... Read more
Who me? Never!
Friday, August 24, 2012      18 comments

In the past few days I have been told something I found incredible ! What!? My grand daughter told me she was renaming me SLIlM Nan,! Who me? Never. A couple of days later the Podiatrist told me he was glad I was SLIIM so not to put too much... Read more
To challenge or not.
Sunday, August 12, 2012      13 comments

Most teams have challenges, I have been a participant in many, but for me they are not a priority. If its a challenge to lose weight I then feel I am a failure if my scales do not show a loss. Other challenges are time consuming. I try to be a... Read more
The answer is...
Sunday, June 24, 2012      16 comments

I had a spa day recently with treatments which I enjoyed. During a facial and massage. I said I had a dry skin? The answer was "Drink more water." At a manicure I asked about my brittle nails, the answer was "drink more water!". I had ma... Read more
Learning to say NO but...
Monday, June 18, 2012      12 comments

I do feel overwhelmed at times as I try to do so many things and be all things to all people. I am looking at it now that it is ok to say No. Is it selfishness? No it's self preservation. There is a limit to my time and energy. I was asked... Read more
A prize for Eating Fruit and Veg
Sunday, June 03, 2012      10 comments

I was suprised today to have find I had won a Sparks Goodie prize awarded by the team Every Day Is A Fresh Start - Make It A Positive One. Surely thats some thing we all strive to achieve? There was a competition for a month "Eat a vari... Read more
I am cute, are you?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      10 comments

I was told by a Sparks friend she thinks I am cute.This surprised me. Cute to me is something small and cuddly, a small child? Or has it a wider meaning? I think its good to be cute? Is it flattering to be so named? What would I like to be c... Read more

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