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Be Mine - Valentine?
Monday, February 10, 2020      13 comments

It'll be here in just four days............. it's a Friday, and I'll be at work. One of the things I'll be doing that day is supporting someone to ... Read more
Taking time for creative thinking
Sunday, February 09, 2020      12 comments

Sunday - and with strong gale-force winds, and rain etc, the advice was to stay at home unless you absolutely had to go out. So, after some hesitation, I took the advice, cancelled visiting my friend, and stayed home. I don't usually loo... Read more
Saturday, February 08, 2020      13 comments

I just wrote a blog - then lost it. I wish Spark would automatically safe a draft when that happens. doh! I wanted to tell you about how I re-framed a negative belief - and had a good result! ... Read more
Little Miss Perfect!
Thursday, February 06, 2020      11 comments

Or is it Little Miss I'm-Afraid-I'm-Not-Good-Enough
? This is another self-searching therapy blog - so don't read on if it's not your cup of tea. It might also be about weight loss, diet and exercise.................... ... Read more
Toilet training!
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      9 comments

This month, February, I've been working on self-love issues; it's a life-long thing (not just for me, I'm sure!). I've been finding my mind turning a lot to memories from childhood - those cameo moments that create an emotional mark in our... Read more
I had a binge
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      13 comments

But not an eating binge! No - I bought TWO pairs of new trainers (one for the gym, one for wearing to work); some new sports undies; workout leggings, two sport t-shirts (quick dry etc); special shampoo for swimmers and the conditioner to g... Read more
4.20 am
Sunday, February 02, 2020      11 comments

Last night, finally tired of the word-wars on Twitter, I de-activated my account. I woke early this morning - wide awake at 4.20 am. I've been reading this book (I'm mentioning it again, as I think it's really important - and anyo... Read more
Feburary - self-love, and Imbolc
Saturday, February 01, 2020      8 comments

February is that month................. ... Read more
Party time!
Saturday, January 25, 2020      17 comments

When I finished work today, I had to go shopping. It had been quite a stressful day at work, and I was looking at the snacks and thinking about biscuits and cakes. But I also didn't want to eat those things really, as the scale has been up lat... Read more
Roadworks and pickles!
Friday, January 24, 2020      8 comments

This monster appeared outside my window this morning - an underground vaccuum excavator?! Boy it was big! And noisy! They are digging a trench in the road outside, and this big machine was hoovering up the dust and rubble. What with that and... Read more
Passionate Strangers
Thursday, January 23, 2020      14 comments

I don't often duplicate posts on Spark, but recently on the 100 Days of Weight Loss team we covered a lesson on 'passion'. And this morning I posted this:- "I realised that it's important for me to find ways to hang out with people who are... Read more
Digging for Diamonds
Monday, January 20, 2020      13 comments

Today's lesson from Simple Abundance (by Sarah Ban Breathnach) is about finding the treasure within. That the 'diamonds' are buried right beneath our feet - as many an old proverb teaches. In Buddhism there is a story about a man who has a diam... Read more
Gut Feelings?
Sunday, January 19, 2020      18 comments

emoticon Gosh, I love Spark People! I've been doing Spark Trivia most mornings - mainly to get the points!... Read more
Exercise Prescription
Saturday, January 18, 2020      5 comments

I had a great 'weekly message' from Linda Spangle. She's doing an on-line one-year programme based on her books - 100 Days of Weight Loss and 100 MORE Days of Weight Loss - which I am following. It's called Elevate Your Success. Here's the lin... Read more
Finding my fit!
Friday, January 17, 2020      12 comments

I've been talking about joining the gym for years.......... then talking myself out of it again. I reason that I can work out at home - I have some dumbbells and resistance bands. I tell myself that I don't like the gym - I don't like the nois... Read more

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