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Spring 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017      3 comments

Doesn't feel like spring yet. Still bundled up like an Arctic explorer to sit outside, and I definitely haven't "sprung forward" with the time change! Sleep, deep, restful sleep, is still elusive, but hopefully the glimpses of it that I have man... Read more
End of deployment.
Thursday, July 23, 2015      18 comments

How to explain to people who never go through this, who think a week apart from their loved ones is a big deal. The past 6 months it's been me and my dog. My wonderful husband has been gone, because someone told him to. Again. Now it is almo... Read more
Friday, June 05, 2015      6 comments

Really hate it when I have the day mapped out in my mind and then it all goes pear shaped. Whilst I am glad that the outside of the house is being made all pretty again, 8.30am on Friday is not the weekend! Listening to a water blaster all day... Read more
Monday, May 11, 2015      2 comments

Wow, been a tough few days. Recovery from this last IBS attack is slow, but the scale moved down this morning, so that's something positive! Sleep last night was practically none existent, at least for more than 45 mins at a time. Energy leve... Read more
I hate my guts!
Sunday, May 10, 2015      10 comments

I mean that quite literally! I do love myself, I am proud of all my accomplishments, but I hate my digestive system. I hate having simultaneous constipation and diarrhea. I hate feeling sluggish when nothing is moving for days on end, and I ha... Read more
Saturday, April 18, 2015      6 comments

Today I ate breakfast........ this doesn't sound amazing, but for me it is. Not only did I eat breakfast, I wanted to eat breakfast........... it was only toast and a little jam, but it was breakfast! At breakfast time! Yesterday was ... Read more
Next step
Friday, April 17, 2015      1 comments

Increasing Fiber Intake. That's this week's goal. Slow and steady. Too much at once with no warning isn't a good plan! Keep on trying to eat enough of everything else at the same time! I will get there!... Read more
Day by day
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      1 comments

Taking this journey one day at a time. Looking to the future? Yes. Living in it? No. Focusing on doing the best I can each day, forgiving myself lapses or stalled progress and generally letting go of stress. Positivity all the way forwards..... Read more
Moving forwards
Tuesday, April 14, 2015      3 comments

Just tracking, but it's encouraging me to eat more, and the weight is already shifting downwards. Now I just need to keep up the good work this week, and plan for more success in the weeks to come!... Read more
Sunday, April 12, 2015      9 comments

Time to take a deep breath and restart properly. I don't eat enough, or often enough, so my body holds on to what it has! I have to move forward and eat more - even if I don't particularly feel like it! I have to do more, be proactive, not ju... Read more