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Climbing Kilinney Hill
Sunday, November 22, 2020      10 comments

This place holds a great deal of significance for me because it was my 'battle back' destination after my spine damage. It's not particularly high c... Read more
My Fab Five for November
Saturday, November 07, 2020      13 comments

'Have you shared your plans for November?' The Wise Ones ask. 'Have you reviewed October's goals? You are more likely to commit to plans you share than by going it alone.' So here are my Fabulous Five - the aims that I am going to carry out... Read more
Tergiversate
Friday, October 30, 2020      7 comments

Yep, it's a real word. It's used to mean 'desert, evade, dither or retreat'. Comes from the Latin 'tergiversare' - to turn one's back; 'tergum' - the back. I'm not going to do it. Tergiversate, that is. I'm sticking like glue t... Read more
Thoughts on the story of Frankenstein
Friday, October 23, 2020      10 comments

Frankenstein.... ....Written as a ghost story challenge in a house on the shores of Lake Geneva, when a party of friends was trapped indoors by sinister, stormy, sunless skies after the eruption of a far-off volcano. Strange times. What can... Read more
In it for the long haul....
Friday, October 16, 2020      10 comments

We all start this journey to change somewhere. I have a goodly number of years to my bones, so I have started diets/ exercise regimes/ healthy eating plans/ whatever you choose to call them....many, many times. I've also drifted off track a corr... Read more
My Fabulous Five...
Thursday, October 08, 2020      13 comments

'Have you shared your plans for October?' The Wise Ones ask. 'You are more likely to commit to plans you share than by going it alone.' So here are my Fabulous Five - the aims that I am going to carry out daily this month. #1. 30mins E... Read more
Inchworm...Inchworm....
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      8 comments

'Measuring the Marigolds...seems to me you'd stop and see how beautiful they are'. The song came back to me when I was fussing around with a tape measure this morning; breathing in; hoping I'd shaved a fraction off my waist, maybe hips, thi... Read more
"Where's there's life...."
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      11 comments

'Where there's life, there's hope,' said Renee aged 97, a resident at the Care Home my Mom was in. 'When I wake up, I say to myself, 'Good morning Renee - here's another day you can do something with...' A wonderful lady! And I'm going to ... Read more
Mirror...Mirror...
Sunday, September 13, 2020      9 comments

Don't run before you can walk. Pride comes before a fall. Look before you... ...take an armful of 'next size down' clothes into a changing room and get something STUCK in that 'no woman's zone' half way between the bust and the sh... Read more
This much I know - Aims for September
Thursday, September 03, 2020      11 comments

If I drink the suggested amount of water, my skin will look better and my eye 'whites' will whiten. TRUE Tracking food may seem like a chore but it is an effective way of making me consider healthy options and food values before I eat anyt... Read more
The Perfectly Good Squirrel
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      6 comments

I've been thinking about how we see ourselves, how others see us and how sometimes the way we view ourselves can hold us back from living a perfectly good enough life. Note I didn't say 'perfect life' but 'perfectly good enough'. I remembe... Read more
Final Ten Minute Do-it for August
Saturday, August 22, 2020      8 comments

I'm hoping to take some of this 'Do-it' into September because the new school term looks set to bring its own bundle of demands.... This Ten Minutes is dedicated to self-care and is basically about taking tiny pockets of time to promote hea... Read more
Ten Minute Do-its for August - Task #3
Saturday, August 15, 2020      9 comments

These Ten Minute Do-its are an attempt to distract myself when I feel 'boredom' or 'procrastination' snacking coming on. It should be something that makes me move and gives that satisfactory feeling of a job well done. Task #1 was Plant Re... Read more
Ten Minute Do-its for August Task #2
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      7 comments

These Ten Minute Do-its are an attempt to distract myself when I feel 'boredom' or 'procrastination' snacking coming on. It should be something that makes me move and gives that satisfactory feeling of a job well done. Task #1 was Plant Res... Read more
Ten minute Do-its for August. Task #1
Saturday, August 08, 2020      3 comments

In these atypical times, I'm probably not alone in mooching around the house whilst trying to avoid the cupboard with the snacks in. I'm a self-confessed 'boredom eater' and, sadly - Catch 22 - I also snack to procrastinate when I've got ... Read more

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