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Family fun
Sunday, September 08, 2019      8 comments

Today, we took the boys to an animal rescue centre in Kent. People can get in free and wander around interacting with all of the animals. They have ducks, turkeys, and chickens wandering around everywhere, cows, pigs, horses, goats, sheep, and o... Read more
1 pound away!
Saturday, September 07, 2019      8 comments

Today, I weighed 12 stone 1 pound. That's 169# in real money. Meaning, I have now removed 95! pounds of excess weight. ... Read more
Summer end and 3 things
Saturday, August 31, 2019      2 comments

It's the end of the summer holiday, the kids go.back to school over the coming week. So, this lends greatly to today's premium coaching task. List 3 things that I have accomplished recently. I helped put together a bed, and a wardrobe... Read more
Our walk
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      3 comments

Today, to help get all of us a bit more active, we packed a picnic lunch and visited a placed called Knole Park. https://www.nationaltrus
t.org.uk/knole We took the dogs along, plus the four boys. The missus made vegan sa... Read more
Rethinking challenges
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      2 comments

I thought it might be helpful to do the 6 week summer 5% weight loss challenge, and in some ways it had been. But in other ways it hasn't been helpful for me at all. Helpful I have found myself thinking more about how I can sneak in simpl... Read more
Planning for treats
Monday, August 26, 2019      1 comments

I like that i can eat sensibly and plan for little treats. Helen is a fantastic baker and she loves baking cakes. This week, she has made some deliciously moist vegan chocolate cherry cupcakes. And i had one with my dinner tonight. No guilt... Read more
Today's physical workout
Sunday, August 25, 2019      1 comments

Will be heavy duty cleaning in the bedroom as I try to combat the spread of black mould which we found growing behind the wardrobe. The missus cleaned the area with dilute bleach the day we found it because bleach gives me a severe headach... Read more
I was stuck
Friday, August 23, 2019      3 comments

Someone on Spark People shared this meme on the community feed this morning and it really rang true for me. I've actually been a part of Spark ... Read more
Ate my post
Saturday, July 27, 2019      3 comments

Tried to blog and the kindle ate it when i had to pause briefly. Ah well. Maybe I'll try again tomorrow. ... Read more
What a difference 3 years can make
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      3 comments

I tried to post before and after pictures in the community feed but the pictures wouldn't post. So I figured I'd put them up here. With an extra interim photo from last year. ... Read more
Looking at food
Saturday, July 06, 2019      1 comments

Last week, we sent our 16 year old son off on a three day camping expedition. Part of the requirements for the Duke of Edinburgh award which he is striving to earn in the coming year. Three days, camping, hiking 15 - 20km per day while car... Read more
Apparently I'm a Zebra
Friday, July 05, 2019      1 comments

Yesterday morning I had an appointment with a rheumatologist who specialises in hypermobility issues, including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. She has confirmed that yes, I do indeed have hypermobility syndrome but because of some unusual features sh... Read more
Better sleep challenge, week 1
Wednesday, June 19, 2019      3 comments

I'm going to update this each day as I track my sleep. Week 1 goals: 1. Get up within an hour of the same time each day, including weekends. 2. Do something relaxing before bed each night. 3. Track sleep habits and look for pattern... Read more
Sabotaging myself
Monday, June 17, 2019      6 comments

This showed up in spark coach today and it got New to thinking about who sabotages my healthy eating habits. "Is someone sabotaging your weight-loss efforts? Why do you think that is? What can you do to stay in control and address the situ... Read more
Moving house... Again
Saturday, March 31, 2018      4 comments

Helen and I found a house. Right next door to where she had been living. It's smaller but it has the very needed third bedroom. We moved her over last weekend, and now all six of us have been focused on unpacking. On the down side, no intern... Read more

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