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Officially a pensioner LOL
Monday, November 17, 2008      5 comments

Well, I'm officially a pensioner and can draw my first payment today. I turned 60 yesterday and despite the last months of illness etc. I feel fine about it. I'm fit and healthy (at last!!!) and once again enjoying life. We had a gre... Read more
Feeling FINE!!!
Friday, November 07, 2008      5 comments

Well, it's been a while since my last blog. I haven't been putting it off, I've just felt ill for about the last six weeks from a viral infection that knocked the stuffing out of me. I've been so lethargic, no energy or inclination to do any... Read more
Rich in Everything
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      4 comments

DH and I have had a wonderful week. A small policy I took out twentyfive years ago for twentyfive pence a month matured (I had forgotten about it) so we decided to spend it on a visit with our eldest son who we hadn't seen for a while. He h... Read more
Bank Holiday
Tuesday, August 26, 2008      5 comments

Well, we've just had a Bank Holiday here and it was fine!! which is highly unusual for a Bank Holiday. We had unexpected visitors arrive and they ended up staying three nights and two days. It was lovely to see them and we were out and abou... Read more
What a week!
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      5 comments

It's so good to get back on line properly, I've missed everyone and all the fun and encouragement. It all started with the gas man coming for his yearly check on the central heating boiler. He said new regulations meant we needed it earthin... Read more
I've done it!!
Monday, August 04, 2008      7 comments

YES! Yes! YES! emoticon I've 'busted the plateau'!!! I was beginning to think I'd never get started again bu... Read more
Busting that plateau!
Monday, July 21, 2008      4 comments

I've been stuck at the same weight for three weeks now. It's so frustrating!!! OK, so the first week was my own fault...I was bit lax with the calorie range but the last couple of weeks have been fine and still no movement on the pounds.... Read more
This day
Thursday, July 03, 2008      2 comments

It seems to be raining a lot... but then it usually does through Wimbledon fortnight! I like to watch the tennis but all we're getting at the moment is quick bursts of matches then re-plays as rain stops play. It's very frustrating. Y... Read more
Small goal met
Tuesday, June 24, 2008      1 comments

After last week where I didn't lose anything I am really pleased to have lost 2lbs this week and it's taken me down another step on my 10lb small goals. Thats sixtyone pounds of blubber gone...(where does it go?) and I can treat myself again. ... Read more
Hoping for the best
Saturday, June 14, 2008      5 comments

What a difference a week makes! It's been quite a difficult week with my arthritis flare-up. I haven't been able to walk much but I have stayed within my calorie range so I am hoping the lack of exercise hasn't been too bad. Both my knee a... Read more
Feeling fit!!
Monday, June 02, 2008      3 comments

Today is the first time in a long while that I can honestly say I feel 100% well, and to cap it all I lost 3lbs this week too. ... Read more
It's a beautiful day
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      1 comments

It's a beautiful day today and the vegetable seedlings are growing well. They were very late being planted this year with all the upheaval but are looking good. I have been in a nice warm greenhouse with wonderful company from the cat who jus... Read more
Feeling fitter
Monday, May 12, 2008      1 comments

Well, where do I start? The doctor says I can begin lifting etc. again but to take it easy. I've finished my physiotherapy and my back feels much much better. Not perfect but getting there. The final results are in and they have got all the c... Read more
I can't believe it
Wednesday, April 02, 2008      1 comments

I've just tried on some trousers I found at the back of the wardrobe, I used to wear them when I first started Sparkpeople and I can fit both of my legs into one of the trousers legs. What a boost, just what I needed. I coudn't believe it when... Read more
The first day of the rest of my life
Tuesday, April 01, 2008      0 comments

It's a lovely spring day and the washing is blowing freely on the line, pegged out by my own fair hands. The first thing I have done since the op. I have had another bout of jaundice and am having blood tests every six weeks but the count i... Read more

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