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My body shape is changing at last!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      27 comments

I weighed in today and have lost a pound this week. Down to 127. I had been fluctuating between 128 and 130 since before Christmas. I was quite surprised when I measured myself because my hips and bust measurements have gone up half an inch... Read more
Winter-1 5% challenge- My commitment
Saturday, February 19, 2011      10 comments

I have joined the Winter 1 5% challenge which runs for 8 weeks from today 19th Feb. My Winter-1 5% challenge commitment: I will exercise every day for at least 90 minutes- I will walk every day for at least 30 minutes. I will do yoga an... Read more
A walk round the North side of Petersfield Lake (video blog)
Thursday, January 20, 2011      18 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful day, perfect for photography, with a clear blue sky which reflected in the lake. This is my first video with my new camera so I hope you will forgive the imperfections. I am not used to walkng along while taking photos,... Read more
I am an Avocado
Sunday, January 09, 2011      26 comments

I weighed in this morning and I have changed from an Apple shape to an Avocado which is apparently quite rare! I think that was what I used to be when I was young because my waist and hip measurements were always the same which sometimes made it... Read more
Gunwarf Quays and Spinnaker Tower at night
Friday, January 07, 2011      13 comments

On Thursday December 30th we went to the Multiplex cinema at Gunwarf Quays in Portsmouth to see the latest Harry Potter film. I decided to take my camera with me as I knew there was an ice rink for the holiday period. It was dark when we came ou... Read more
Birds at Petersfield Lake
Friday, December 24, 2010      14 comments

I took my camera back to Petersfield Lake to get some photos of the birds. The lake is still frozen and there is still lots of snow and the ice on the paths is very treacherous now. An elderly gentleman slipped up this morning and fell, but he w... Read more
A walk round Petersfield Lake in the snow.
Sunday, December 19, 2010      14 comments

For my Christmas present Adrian has bought me a digital camera. He has given it to me early so I could get some experience with the snow mode. It is a sony w370 cyber shot with a 7x zoom and video facility. It is going to take a bit of getting u... Read more
A walk up the Roman Road to War Down
Monday, December 13, 2010      17 comments

We had nice weather on Sunday, so Adrian and I went for a hike at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. This time we parked at the back of the hill at Buriton. We walked up the Roman road which was also used by the stage coaches when it was part... Read more
Just Hangin' Around!
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      10 comments

We were at Petersfield lake this morning, so I decided to go to the childrens play area and use the handles. I hang on them and swing. Dr Kim says its good for us, especially our shoulders to hang and swing. See his post: http://drbenkim.co... Read more
An Eerie walk on Butser Hill
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      9 comments

It was a nice day on Sunday, so after lunch we decided to go for a hike up on top of Butser Hill. We thought it would be best to go to the car park at the top as it was quite icy to walk up. When we got to the car park it was closed because of t... Read more
Spark Spirit Winter 5% Challenge Committment
Thursday, December 02, 2010      16 comments

I am making a commitment to the 5% Winter Challenge! (Spark Spirit Team) 1. I will log a minumum of 60 minutes of cardio 56 days of the challenge. 2. I will strength train 3 times a week for the 8 weeks of the challenge. 3. I wll stay w... Read more
A walk to War Down
Saturday, November 27, 2010      9 comments

Last Sunday was a lovely day, so after lunch Adrian and I went for a hike at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. We parked in the car park near the visitor centre and bought a season ticket which lasts a year. So we are hoping to make a habit of this... Read more
Exercise for Diabetics, Really Works!
Thursday, November 25, 2010      14 comments

Exercise for a diabetic really works. I had the results of my A1C today and it was 6. Three months ago when I had the last one it was 6.6. Last year before I lost any weight it was 9. The diabetic nurse, Diane, was really pleased with my weight ... Read more
Salute to a Soldier
Thursday, November 11, 2010      6 comments

Poppy day. A time for remembrance. A young soldier from Portsmouth left this poem to his parents when he died. He is buried in Kingston Cemetary in Portsmouth. Its also read out at the poppy day service at the Royal Albert Hall in London . ... Read more
Reached another Goal
Sunday, November 07, 2010      11 comments

My goal was to climb the big hill at Butser from the bottom. We had a big roast lunch and it was a lovely day, so we decided to go to Butser. We got to the lower car park where the visitor centre is at 3pm. We went through the tunnel whi... Read more

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