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Busy, busy, busy during the hottest week this year so far….
Wednesday, June 16, 2021      18 comments

I know I haven’t been active this past week. Laurie has had a huge abscess on his bottom, so I have been busier than usual at home. We went back to the dr’s on Monday as the antibiotics hadn’t helped. The dr looked very concerned and sent him to... Read more
The future lies elsewhere...
Sunday, June 06, 2021      15 comments

Well, we’ll, well.... SP is turning in on itself and ignoring those of us outside the US. No surprises there really, the dollar speaks more strongly yet again! I would love to stay in touch with my lovely sparkly friends on here, wherever t... Read more
YES! Baby blanket news!
Tuesday, June 01, 2021      21 comments

Well, looks like the weekend didn’t wreck the week for me, so I’m pleased about that. I’m also pleased to have finished the baby blanket. So here it is.... ... Read more
What a week that was...
Monday, May 31, 2021      17 comments

So sorry for not being more active and blogging as I intended. I have been trying to get the baby blanket knitted for a friend’s grandchild and also, last week was hectic here. Much of the week was spent trying to contact the Polish Consul... Read more
About time too....
Saturday, May 22, 2021      25 comments

Well, I promised to blog more often....hmmmm, I kept thinking about it, really I did. Remember, I’m really good at procrastinating! Anyway, time for a letter to me, so bear with me. Dear Renia, It’s been a while, so I thought I s... Read more
Blogging again...
Thursday, April 29, 2021      26 comments

I haven’t felt like blogging recently. We lost our beautiful Great Dane, Zaba to cancer and since then we have all been adjusting to life without him. Nogi, being a former hunt dog really missed her pack partner. She used to tease him and try to... Read more
Final update on Zaba....
Tuesday, March 30, 2021      28 comments

So sorry for being less than active these past few weeks. This morning, on our 8th wedding anniversary I had to make the worst phone call ever... I had to call the vet for a final appointment for our Great Dane, Zaba. His bone cancer was so aggr... Read more
Just a quickie
Tuesday, March 16, 2021      18 comments

Been a busy week already... yesterday was searching for insurance quotes and sending documents off to the Polish consulate for my citizenship application, also a really great physio session... she told me that I can restart weight training, gent... Read more
What a week that was....
Sunday, March 14, 2021      21 comments

So, what a week of ups and downs, glad it’s over now..... Monday As some of you know, I took Zaba to have an x-ray of the lump on his leg. The verdict could not have been worse. He has a carcinoma and the cancer is both aggressive and ino... Read more
I should know better......
Monday, March 01, 2021      23 comments

I weigh every day. Sometimes that’s motivating, sometimes not. Most of the time, I understand the fluctuations of weight, but not always; sometimes they don’t make sense and are just frustrating! This past week was one of those times, up and dow... Read more
Pounds versus inches
Sunday, February 28, 2021      24 comments

So, I’ve got to Onederland ... The weight loss has slowed down, BUT... I have been noticing that the clothes are looking and feeling loo... Read more
Shhh, can you keep a secret?
Sunday, February 21, 2021      29 comments

I won’t make it official till Wednesday as that’s BLC45 weigh-in day..... BUT........ I crept into Onederland this morning!!!!!! Yes, finally 199 pounds, been a long time.... Then friends came over for lunch with their two do... Read more
Squats are super, yes they are!
Thursday, February 18, 2021      21 comments

Well they’re super for me , anyway..... But why? Because, having made squats part of my workout over the last five years, I have discovered that they help in my functional fitness... What do I mean by that? Well, when I’m ... Read more
Sunday, February 14, 2021      27 comments

Lots is written about rewards for goals achieved and I realised that whilst I sometimes mention rewards vaguely, more to do with getting to the final target, I rarely actually really reward myself. Anyway, one of my teams has been talking a... Read more
Variety is the spice of life....
Friday, February 12, 2021      18 comments

... and it makes sense when losing weight too. When I was a lot younger, I tended to keep to the same meals in rotation for losing weight, having the same breakfasts cay in, day out as it was easier when I was working. Lunches were very sam... Read more

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