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A great day, Christmas tree undressed, walked in the park, no rain!
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      6 comments

So, being 6th January, I undressed our tree and took down cards, recycling them as gift tags, did some ironing and static cycling, then went for a walk in the park with my neighbour as we caught up with news and put the world to rights, feeding ... Read more
Committed to at least 10 minutes a day, so by hook or crook I will!
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      12 comments

Keeping within my allowances - easy Tracking - fairly easy Drinking water - easy Resisting tempting 'treats' - no problem Blogging regularly - ok 10 minutes of exercise a day - ugh, BUT, I have committed to it, so today, even though ... Read more
50 is a nice round number!
Saturday, January 02, 2016      4 comments

Ok, so 2015 wasn't a total failure. 8 pounds stayed off, really since May, slow, but definitely gone!! What definitely helped was fewer unhealthy snacks, less alcohol and more walking. What didn't help was a frozen shoulder from February and a r... Read more
The garden is beginning to take shape... and so am I !!
Tuesday, May 12, 2015      3 comments

I thought it was about time I blogged again. Usually, I plan out my blog in my mind, then I don't get round to writing it. This year has been one of ups and downs. We have finally been able to devote time to the garden, now that all of our ... Read more
Busy, busy, busy; it's been a good 2 weeks!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      4 comments

So....the last 2 weeks have been busy, and at last the scales have started to move in the correct direction again!! The end of September/beginning of October continued in the same vein as before; we got ready to go to France again, but just fo... Read more
Monday, Monday.... following a great weekend!!
Monday, September 29, 2014      2 comments

So, the weekend was great - we bought a hot tub on Friday, then a supply of plants shrubs and spring bulbs on Saturday.On Saturday afternoon, I planted out the shrubs in the borders around the spot where the hot tub will go, including replacing ... Read more
It's been a week... life got in the way again!
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      4 comments

Every day, as I'm moving aroubd, getting on with the tasks in hand, I blog in my head, and that's as far as I get. ... Read more
Back from France these past 2 weeks, time to blog!!
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      4 comments

At last I'm getting myself organised! We've been back from our new house in France since 29th August, and I've been meaning to blog, but life has got in the way..... we've been ... Read more
Day 5 of my new school....
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      4 comments

... and I'm already feeling like I've been there forever!! I really like the people I work with, even the management!! And the other teachers are just so-o-o supportive. It's going to be a tough year all round as the school has been failing... Read more
It's going!!
Friday, September 06, 2013      2 comments

Weighed today. 12 pounds down since 22nd August, 42 to go. It's the same pounds again, but it's given me the impetus to carry on now. I know it will slow down - that's ok, but it's the jumpstart I needed!! 22% of the way with my c... Read more
Dental hospital, selling furniture and plant recycling
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      1 comments

Justa short blog today.. I was just s-o-o-o tired this morning, but I forced myself up to exercise and DID IT!! Then I took my daughter to discuss her op to have 4 teeth removed before she has braces fitted later this year. I got ... Read more
Sweeping, cleaning and eBaying....
Monday, August 05, 2013      0 comments

Today was not particularly fun! I cleaned up some furniture due to be collcetd by the British Heart Foundation. They were supposed to call first, didn't, I went home, they came, didn't collect as they should have done, I had to re-schedule ... Read more
Renovations in full swing - our new bathroom - a WIP
Sunday, August 04, 2013      7 comments

I promised to blog about the house today, so here I am. First of all, here it is from the front. We had the porch doors and the new door at the rght side done before the wedding. The door on the right replaced a window, although there used to be... Read more
Back to blogging now that I'm back on track!
Saturday, August 03, 2013      5 comments

Lots has happened since I last blogged in November last year. I started a new teaching job which I hoped would be made permanent. This didn't work out, but I won't go into details as it's being pursued by my teaching union for compensation at th... Read more
Busy day at school, home to ironing, cardio session & strength training too!!! And 25% of the way th
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      5 comments

Well, it was busy as usual at the school I've now been at for 5 days... they want me there till the end of next week, and possibly permanently, as they need to decide how best to manage their vacancy and also the teacher who has health issues - ... Read more

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