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Busy, busy, busy....4 days in one school and counting (fingers crossed)
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      5 comments

So, I got called into a school I had visited months ago when I was first looking for a new teaching job. This was teaching Year 6, 10-11 year olds. At lunchtime I was asked if I could come back on Friday, as I was the first supply teacher the ch... Read more
An early evening walk in suburbia on Saturday - my local country park!
Monday, November 12, 2012      4 comments

There's a country park near where we live, and we DON'T live in the country! So we set out, late on Saturday afternoon, after the chores and shopping were done for the week... to South Norwood Country Park. ... Read more
Back from Poland, supply teaching and a cancelled job interview - grrrrrr!
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      4 comments

So... we had a wonderful time in Poland; it was cold, but we walked loads!!! Well, with an apartment in the centre of town (Wroclaw in Western Poland) and nothing but restaurants and coffee shops nearby, we walked everywhere. We stayed in the ve... Read more
Busy, busy week and a new looking me to boot!
Thursday, October 25, 2012      4 comments

I can't believe it's been a week and a day since I last blogged... 1. On Monday my Fitbit arrived - yay!! It's been encouraging me to walk and exercise more and given me an insight into why I seem so tired every morning - I wake up 10-14 ti... Read more
2 hours of heavy-duty cleaning, but no 'formal' exercise session today...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      1 comments

As our wedding day draws nearer, we have a house to get ready for the reception... To explain, my dad died in May of last year. The house itself had been neglected beyond its very basic of needs for a fair while - dad was stubborn and wante... Read more
Tape measure is my friend too...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      7 comments

So, yesterday I found that another pound had disappeared and today I decided to get to grips with the tape measure - well, my neck is getting slimmer and my waist is down by an inch, confirmed by my jeans belt I bought 2 weeks ago, whcih I can n... Read more
Another pound down, but more importantly, another pair of trousers fits!! (and a skirt too!)
Friday, October 12, 2012      2 comments

So today I felt really sluggish to start with... I had a school to go see late morning about a possible new teaching job to start in November and a parcel to pick up from the sorting office before that. I really had little inclination to do anyt... Read more
A room less cluttered, a visit from the district valuer...
Thursday, October 11, 2012      0 comments

Today I went to see an old neighbour of mine. She has been pretty ill in the last few years with MS, but had a big op last year and now is MUCH BETTER, but has been unable to work because of the fits sustained. Anyway, we got talking about age e... Read more
Exercise done, but not all the chores!
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      1 comments

So, home again I knew I needed to do some serious exercise. Before anything else took over the day I did 52 minutes of the 28 Day Bootcamp Exercise DVD. It killed me, almost, but I persevered. then I did little else in the morning. The afternoon... Read more
Met all food tracker targets :-) but too busy for exercise... :-(
Monday, October 08, 2012      0 comments

I made a long 'to do' list last night. I knew I was going to be at home all day and there were a lot of things I needed to get done. 1. Post some letters - done 2. Some washing - done 3. Ironing - done 4.Phone calls to be made - done 5... Read more
Back cycling indoors...!!
Friday, October 05, 2012      2 comments

Last night we collected a static bike. I haven't used one in about 5 years, byt. as ever willing to give it a go. Laurie (my fiance) is the family ycclist, but winter is fast approaching and it just gets too wet around here for cycling to be a r... Read more
We had lunch out today...
Thursday, October 04, 2012      0 comments

I've still been waiting for the call from school, and nothing! So we had lunch out and I finished the ironing, just in time for the new iron to arrive for the next lot... to explain - we had a super iron that went wrong. It was just the wrong si... Read more
Still home waiting, but NOT idle!!
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      1 comments

This morning started as yesterday, waiting for a call from school. Chances were, it wouldn't come. I had 2 choices, sit feeling sorry for myself and regret wasting time doing nothing at some later time, or take the day as a bonus to get some cho... Read more
Still home and still waiting!!
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      0 comments

So, I've done some home filing, I've exercised, done some ironing... but I'm still waiting for a call from school....my sleep is finally improving, although the stress means that I'm still not sleeping as well as I should be and since yesterday,... Read more
Yuck, yuck, yuck!!!
Monday, October 01, 2012      2 comments

Last week was great health and weight-wise. Workwise it stank!!! I can't go into too much detail, but it's the pits at the moment. I started my new job 3 1/2 weeks ago full of anticipation and hope for the future... but not any more... it really... Read more

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