The only person I fool is myself....
Thursday, April 05, 2018 18 comments
So, I've been using SP on and off for eleven years, just over... In that time, I've learnt a lot, mainly that if I don't follow guidelines and rules, I don't lose the weight. Yes, it really does need to be a lifestyle change, and not j... Read more
Emotional eater, who me? Oh!!
Monday, April 02, 2018 14 comments
I like eating, NO, I LOVE eating. At least, that's what I've always thought. Savouring? That was for other people. I couldn't get enough of the flavours I love. I guess it started at home, at a young age. I was the baby of the family,... Read more
A sad weekend here in France and in London, and then life moves on....
Monday, March 26, 2018 14 comments
Our house in France is in the South, near Carcassonne, a peaceful idyll. That peaceful idyll was shattered on Friday, when an IS supporting fanatical extremist shot and killed 4 people, and injured another fifteen during a rampage, which ended i... Read more
I love Thursdays...
Friday, March 23, 2018 16 comments
I always have! When I was going out to work as a teacher, it represented the nearing to the end of the week. When I had a pub, it was getting to the busiest part of the week, when customers would be more cheerful and celebratory, and t... Read more
Using procrastination in a positive way... it CAN be done!
Thursday, March 22, 2018 9 comments
Last year I wrote about how good I am at procrastinating. This morning, reading through articles on SP as I drank my lemon and ginger tea and ate my pre-workout banana, I realised in an aha moment, that I can actually ( and you too) put procrast... Read more
My life in numbers...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12 comments
Fortunately, I have always loved numbers. A bit like Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name, one of my favourite films incidentally, I spend lots of time mentally calculating. I was the friend who knew everyone's telephone number, be... Read more
Now I really didn't see that coming...
Monday, March 19, 2018 14 comments
Last week was my birthday week. Another one, I hear you say... well yes, and 57 does seem like a huge number too, but hey, it's less than 58! Since my ankle broke in August, I've been down in the doldrums. Having done well last year with th... Read more
Why do so few days away add so many pounds?......
Monday, February 26, 2018 16 comments
Last week we went to Dublin, in Ireland for a short break as I had never been over there. The week before I had been exercising and eating sensibly. We arrived in Ireland... I was like a caged animal, set free... sure, I walked loads ... Read more
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