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Back from the wedding weekend...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      1 comments

Started my new job at a different school yesterday. So-o-o busy, but very determined not to slack on SP and my plans... no formal exercise in the last few days, but have been walking over the weekend and climbing lots of stairs at school! The ea... Read more
2 weeks = 3 pounds down....!!!!
Saturday, September 01, 2012      5 comments

That'll do me! Today is 2 weeks since I re-started my exercise regime and tracking my food properly. I've been following the 28 Day Bootcamp Exercise DVD pretty religiously and doing my utmost to eat sensibly within my targets. That include... Read more
Busy shopping day, pre-wedding weekend (my partner's daughter's)
Friday, August 31, 2012      1 comments

Last night my nearest and dearest decided that he wanted another suit to wear for the eveing of his daughter's wedding on Sunday, today being Friday. He also decided that I should also buy another outfit for the evening... so today was spent tra... Read more
First day as Year 5 Team Leader, well sort of...
Thursday, August 30, 2012      2 comments

Today I had the 2 teachers from my teaching team round to get to know them a bit and sort out what we're teaching those little darlings this school year. It was a good 4 hour session, and I think it's going to be ok. I had a steaming head-ache, ... Read more
Back from France.... and not all bad news!!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      4 comments

Ok, so we got back last night, finally indoors at about 8pm. Now for a list of pros and cons about the trip. First let's have the PRO's: 1. The weather stayed great for most of our stay 2. We didn't spend too-o-o-oo much money ... Read more
All packed and ready...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      4 comments

... and off to the airport at 8am tomorrow, bound for France. Dvd ready top play early morning to get in my exercise. I'll feel better for it! Off to bed now as I've had a busy day - lots of exercise, ironing, packing, cooking... even taking s... Read more
OMG - Photos just don't lie...
Monday, August 20, 2012      12 comments

So, I've gone and done it... I got my beloved to take some 'before' photos of me. OK, so I'm not exactly new to SP, but I'm a recurrent starter!! So here they are, for all the SP world to see - front, back and side views of me as I am now. ... Read more
Big Lunch - lots of cooking!
Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

My fiance's daughter came over for lunch with her fiance and future in-laws, The wedding is 2 weeks away and we have been getting to know them. The menu had to be planned carefully as they are Jewish and so do not eat poprk and shellfish. We h... Read more
25% of 28 Day Bootcamp completed...
Friday, August 17, 2012      2 comments

Just a short blog tonight as time is getting on.... Well, that's 7 days of the 28 completed, however I'm not weighing in till Sunday morning - it will give me the extra incentive I need for the weekend.... Today was good. Started with... Read more
Day 6 of 28 Day Bootcamp and a family day out
Thursday, August 16, 2012      0 comments

Still on summer break, so we decided to go out for the day as tourists in our own city. I did my exercise slot, showered, breakfasted, dressed and we ventured out. We went to see 2 Willow Road, a modernist house in Hampstead, designed by East Eu... Read more
Lots and lots of walking today - woo hoo!
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      1 comments

Had to go order and collect Sabina's passport today. The office is on the second floor. We had to go up there twice as the photos taken at the post office were unacceptable. We walked up, of course. Then we had to come back after 4 hours to coll... Read more
Met the past today for a coffee...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      8 comments

Well, that is, not my past, but my fiance's ex-wife... their daughter is getting married in 3 weeks, we have been together for nearly 3 years and we had never met. She has been somewhat melodramatic about the whole situation (i.e. us) for the en... Read more
Day 3 of 28 Day Bootcamp Programme
Monday, August 13, 2012      5 comments

Well, I've been following the programme for 3 days now. coupling the exercises from the dvd with some from the TBL dvd. Today was the toughest day in terms of fitting in exercise, BUT determination won through... This morning I was up brigh... Read more
Back from France AGAIN and started the 28 Day Boot Camp Challenge
Sunday, August 12, 2012      3 comments

Well, France was wonderful, week 1 was easier to manage as we cooked for ourselves, but the last few days were my downfall as we ate out for every meal as we were on the move on the motorbike and staying at hotels rather than self-catering! ... Read more
Back from France and moving forward again...
Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

I got back from a 5 day trip to France with the school last night. Now usually when I've been away with the school, I eat, eat, eat, and drink lots of wine too... beating myself up when I get back. This time - well, I drank a few glasses of wi... Read more

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