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A poem
Monday, November 04, 2019      6 comments

I have just reread my blog of almost 3 years ago..... My brother lived for another 10 months, and my dad died this summer. I was priviliged to be with him when he went. But for me, thie thing that is so helpful is that the morning that he... Read more
The last year or so............
Saturday, November 19, 2016      9 comments

This is not one of my usual blogs, where I find amusing pictures to demonstrate the points I am trying to make. I will try very hard not to make it a pity party either, as things have been quite difficult over the last wee while and don’t seem t... Read more
Prologue....... Warning, difficult to write, might be difficult to read. And fairly political......
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      2 comments

I had intended to start a "series" back in November, and then the Paris attacks happened, and that sort of flummoxed me. I was left bewildered and ... Read more
Another fresh start
Saturday, November 07, 2015      7 comments

How many of us stop and start over and over again? I'm sure I'm not the only one. I prefer the above image, to some of the others I found, like this ... Read more
Not the blog I had intended.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      4 comments

I had originally meant to write a blog explaining why I had been missing in inaction, However, having just managed a 40 minute nordic walk ... Read more
A chance to give back to Sparkpeople
Monday, September 23, 2013      5 comments

Stolen from Cassioepia who stole this blog from her spark friend Bobby (BOBBYD31), who stole it from debbie (BE-THE-CHANGE). thank you !! (it's definitely worthy of passing on as many times as we can) I really feel that SP saved my life. I ... Read more
OK, the saga.....a bit of a rant.....
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      10 comments

As some of you know, I spent a lot of time in hospital last year, leaving my house empty. As I live in the country, this meant that rodents got in, and caused all sorts of electrical damage. ... Read more
getting past the end of my nose
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      11 comments

Warning, some pretty horrid mental images to follow, not for the faint hearted. As some of you may know, I had a carcinoma removed from not quite the end of my nose just before christmas. I was not a pretty sight, I can tell you! Then on th... Read more
The allagory of a rose
Saturday, May 11, 2013      9 comments

It is mother's day in the US, but not in all the rest of the world. Jacques' mother fell the day after mother's day in France last year. She died of he injuries, some 20 or so days later, and this is a translation of what I wrote and said at her... Read more
5:2 the Fast Diet
Thursday, January 24, 2013      7 comments

I have decided to give this a try. You can find out what it is here........ www.bbc.co.uk/news/healt
h-19112549 and here thefastdiet.co.uk/ While the jury is definitely still out on this one, there is qu... Read more
Fitbit update
Sunday, December 09, 2012      6 comments

Things I have learnt I don't move as much as I thought I did. I move more at my own home than at Jacques, his is more compac.t I can make my stairs objective without too much difficulty......although the fitibit doesn't always re... Read more
Week 2
Saturday, November 24, 2012      4 comments

5838 steps taken 11 floors climbed You have climbed: The Tallest Lego Tower 3.86 km travelled 1711 calories burned 573 active score Yesterday I did a lot of hanging... Read more
Day 7 and week 1
Friday, November 23, 2012      2 comments

5623 steps taken 9 floors climbed You have climbed: The World's Largest Pencil 3.92 km travelled 1696 calories burned 555 active score As I said, I didn't move ... Read more
Day 6
Thursday, November 22, 2012      5 comments

6590 steps taken 21 floors climbed You have climbed: Angkor Wat 4.36 km travelled 1756 calories burned 626 active score Ok, well, yesterday (and today so far) turned out to be a bit of a disapointment. I really thought that t... Read more
day 5
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      3 comments

Having problems with copy/paste so will enter the ddata manually, especially as it's my best day to date! 8543 steps taken 26 floofs climbed You have climbed the La Danta Pyramid (although as Kay says I'm still stuck up there 5.65 km t... Read more

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