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Back to square One.
Thursday, February 20, 2014      4 comments

I have decided to try again - One more time, give it my very best shot and fight to get what I have strived for so many times - a Healthier and Happier Me. Since my late 20's I have struggled with my weight - it has battered and bullied ... Read more
Stepping back.
Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

It has been a long time since I last posted a blog. I only tend to do so these days when I have something significant to say. I am going through my own private hell at the moment Friends, and I need to take a step back from SP. Ho... Read more
Keeping Promises - dedicated to my Brother John and LIFE.
Thursday, August 30, 2012      2 comments

I can't believe I'm writing this, even though I know it's true it still seems incredible to me - I have reached and passed through my first Goal of losing 30lbs. I have never lost so much weight before - I have lost 14lbs on several occas... Read more
A Brisk walk with Friends.
Saturday, July 28, 2012      3 comments

I havn't posted a Blog for a while, so I thought I would have a go at taking you all on a walk with me today - I am a novice at this so please make alowances for mistakes - here goes. I usually head down the Promenade towards the Pier, so ... Read more
A bit bruised and battered - but happy to be back.
Friday, June 29, 2012      4 comments

It seems an eternity since I last posted a blog, so much has happened to me and my family of late that it feels at times as though I must be in some sort of terrible nightmare, that hopefully I will wake from very soon. Things are startin... Read more
Home Tomorrow.
Sunday, May 27, 2012      4 comments

Today is our last day at the Bungalow. The rooms are empty now, the Garden has been tidied up after everyone came an re-claimed their Memory plants and bushes, and we have cleaned into every last corner - Mom was very houseproud, I need to make... Read more
Update.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      7 comments

Hello all, we laid Mom to rest, next to Pops at 11am this morning. The service was simple, but quite lovely. Fresh flowers adourn the grave where they lie side by side now for eternity. I am exhausted, as is Pete. We have had so muc... Read more
Reaching out.
Sunday, May 20, 2012      8 comments

Hello my Friends, I thought I would just stop by. I should imagine that most of you know about the passing. of Petes Mom . With it only being a short time since we buried Pops, it feels as if the void left by his passing has just grown t... Read more
Negative People.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      6 comments

I went to the 1st of a series of 6 classes today, for people with Diabetes Type 2. I was amazed at how much I already new, and had learned from SparkPeople, in particular our friend, Bear. What I was suprised at was how unwilling some fo... Read more
Rain Cloud.
Saturday, May 05, 2012      5 comments

It's been 'One of those days' - since Thursday. I don't know why, or where it has come from, but this mini cloud just positioned itself over me, and started to rain - and it's still going. Now it's not your usual type of cloud, I can... Read more
Memories and Farewells.
Thursday, April 26, 2012      4 comments

I packed our case tonight, ready to head home after lunch tomorrow. It has been a draining few days, full of emotion and memories. I keep remembering silly things that happened in the past, they just keep sneeking up on me and making me smile.... Read more
I'm on my way - without ' The Fizz '
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      5 comments

At the very beginning of this journey when I was told about my Diabetes, and the desperate need for me to loose weight and completely change my eating habits, I was mortified. For years ( since childhood really ) I have battled with my weig... Read more
Goodbye Pops.
Saturday, April 21, 2012      4 comments

My Father in law passed away last night, and bless him, I miss him so much. When we left Birmingham to move to North Wales, my only real concern was Petes Mom and Dad, but they both said " Don't be silly, this has been your dream for so m... Read more
Cat in Shining Armour.
Thursday, April 19, 2012      3 comments

On my way back from shopping this morning, I was beginning to regret buying so many low priced veggies, I forgot about walking home with them, when I got carried away with the low low prices. I had decided to make lots of soups, freeze th... Read more
Thank you all.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      3 comments

A little while ago I found SP online. At the time I didn't realise how important this site was going to be to me. I was devistated at my Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes, I felt lost, scared and Angry with myself. I hadn't a clue what to do, w... Read more

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