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August Aspirations
Sunday, August 01, 2021      0 comments

Weight wise - as ever, baby steps. My next goal is still to get under 133lbs which will supposedly take me back to a healthy weight rather than officially overweight.  I say supposedly because every time you look, the charts seem to change.  Eas... Read more
So that was July
Saturday, July 31, 2021      5 comments

I've been hovering around 135 to 136 lbs all month. Which has been kind of frustrating. Got on the scales this morning [well yesterday morning now - as in July 31st] and they said 131 odd. I couldn't quite believe that [much as I'd have liked... Read more
Potential Progress Plus Teckie To The Rescue
Friday, July 30, 2021      5 comments

Remember the guy that didn't turn up last weekend to quote/work on the garden?  He text me today to ask if I could send pictures of the work that needs doing.  Well yes, by email I could - except I don't have his email address.  My old phone was... Read more
I knew it
Thursday, July 29, 2021      5 comments

Peetee didn't call me yesterday as arranged.  I didn't hassle him.  I knew something wasn't right despite his message the day before saying he was OK.  I guess you could say I was reading between them there lines again.  This morning he messaged... Read more
Tale of the Tape - July
Wednesday, July 28, 2021      7 comments

I didn't forget. I actually took the measurements a few days ago along with the pics. Just didn't get round to posting. As Libululita suggested last month, slight increases in my knees, wrists and ankles could be due to arthritic flare ups so... Read more
Very Civilised
Tuesday, July 27, 2021      8 comments

Ikea delivered the shelves just after 10 a.m this morning which was perfect.  Plenty enough time for me to be up, washed, dressed, and having consumed lots of tea, thereby being in a civilised frame of mind.  Yet early enough in the day that I w... Read more
Monday, July 26, 2021      8 comments

Last week I shuffled the boxes the sodding Ex Worker[?] Friend had delivered here.  Those that I could carry, I took upstairs.  Those I couldn't lift, or carry, I shuffled near to the stairs creating room ready for the couriers to bring in the s... Read more
Alternative Answers in My Life
Sunday, July 25, 2021      5 comments

Sometimes we think we have a choice of X or Y, then suddenly life throws Z at us.  Should I try and stay up to watch Andy, or go to bed early and get up again in the middle of the night?  X or Y?  Then Z happens.  He pulled out of the singles co... Read more
And the Answer Is
Saturday, July 24, 2021      8 comments

42 No.  Hang on.  Wait.  That's the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything.   Whereas you no doubt are all agog to know whether the 'my builder' guy turned out to be a reliable local handyman, or a cowboy... Read more
Damsel in Distress
Friday, July 23, 2021      7 comments

That was me yesterday afternoon.  Except I'm not all that good at the 'Damsel in Distress' role.  Been on my own too long I guess.  I know I'm meant  to swoon and faint and ask for the smelling salts, whilst looking helpless [beautiful at the sa... Read more
A Mixed Bag
Thursday, July 22, 2021      7 comments

I think that's the best way to describe today.  Started off very positive.  I'd moved everything I could to make as clear a path as possible for the couriers.  Keep it simple I figured.  Around 10.30 a.m I got a message saying they should be wit... Read more
What did you have as a teenager
Wednesday, July 21, 2021      10 comments

A question popped up on my f/b page today. 'What did you have as a teenager that you don't have now'?  Apart from smooth, unlined skin, you mean, I wondered. 'Hope', 'belief', 'dreams', 'ambition' and 'trust' were the words that sprang to my mi... Read more
Up, down, up down, left a bit, right a bit......
Tuesday, July 20, 2021      6 comments

Do you remember the olden days when I first moved to Base Camp [September 2019]?  Before The Frigging Fizzy Flu. How I hated it.  Slowly though I started getting the basic work done so the house would be functioning for the festive season when ... Read more
Sometimes, the needs of the one .....
Monday, July 19, 2021      9 comments

Utilitarianism tells us 'The Greater Good' is the important factor.  Or to put it another way, ''The needs of the many, outweigh the needs of the few.  Or of the one''. I'm not about to write a philosophical essay on the subject so if you want ... Read more
Sunday, July 18, 2021      10 comments

NHS App Message: You have been identified as having been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid 19.  You MUST isolate for 10 days even if you have no symptoms and have a negative test yourself. "What?  Piffle p... Read more

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