CIPHER1971's Blogs

Sometimes life is a well .........
Sunday, June 28, 2015      14 comments

.......... and you are at the bottom of it. This will not be an upbeat blog, today I went to that dark place ....... the one any of you who suffer / have suffered depression know about. For me it is a place where I am worthless, and me... Read more
Proud to Finish Dead Last
Sunday, June 21, 2015      23 comments

Today I completed my first sprint Triathlon, it has taken me about 9 months since I committed to this goal to get here, and despite all that time I still wasn't ready, but that is no way to start a story ... Read more
British Tarantula Society Show - not a blog for Arachnophobes
Sunday, May 17, 2015      8 comments

Today was the 30th BTS (British Tarantula Society) Show, and we had saved a little money so that my husband and daughter could join the other arachnophiles and enjoy their hobby. We got to the Ricoh Arena about 11:30am ... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 8
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      6 comments

On Monday I was riding my bike and the left pedal fell off, very annoying as I bought the bicycle new about 2 weeks ago, it was only my third ride and I had the shop set the bike up for me. I made it to the shop yesterday, and to be fair they we... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 7
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      4 comments

Today’s topic is – Sleep Myths and Facts about Sleep Myth 1: Getting just one hour less sleep per night won’t affect your daytime functioning. You may not be noticeably sleepy during the day, but losing even one hour of sleep can affec... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 6
Monday, April 06, 2015      5 comments

Today’s topic is – Dietary Fat I have never subscribed to the low fat view of life, I would rather have butter on my bread than some kind of laboratory designed spread, I would rather drink milk that hasn’t been dyed with the chemical used ... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 5
Sunday, April 05, 2015      6 comments

Okay I am bored of my own blog in after 5 days. Currently my life is quite boring; I have minor money worries, but compared to some periods of my life they are minor; my health is good, as is that of my kids, DH’s health is rubbish, but th... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 4
Saturday, April 04, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday was lazy – I had a rare lay-in and no planned exercise, I did still manage to get in over 10,000 steps. Today I have already completed a 5k parkrun – it was a new course, and I finished in 28:50 – a new personal best over that dis... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 3
Friday, April 03, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday was .... err..... busy. I finished my core workout at 11pm then dashed off to my BLC chat thread to check in before bed. To be fair it was also very satisfying – especially workwise, as I had a meeting with some people I needed ... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 2
Thursday, April 02, 2015      7 comments

Well day one went okay, no pranks were pulled on me. I achieve what I wanted to, which had me thinking about reward – so for every day I achieve my Exercise goals I will put up £1, and for everyday I achieve my food goals I will put up £1, then ... Read more
30 blogging days in April - Day 1
Wednesday, April 01, 2015      9 comments

sometimes you need grounding, and accountability, and structure, and clarity. At the moment I need a bit more of all those things, so I have decided to blog everyday in April. I am pretty sure some of the blogs are going to be very dul... Read more
It's my life
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      13 comments

‘it’s my life, it’s now or never, I ain’t gonna live forever, I just want to live while I’m alive’ – Bon Jovi This refrain has been bouncing around my brain for the past few days, and it sums up how I feel. Life happens, I could wait ... Read more
From Health to Obesity and Back again
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      15 comments

Once upon a time there was an ordinary woman, a mother of two delightful children, who had poor self-esteem and was a smoker Look that’s me and my girls back in August 200... Read more
100 days
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      12 comments

In some ways 100 days is ages, in others it is no time at all. 100 days is only just over 14 weeks, slightly more than 3 months, but still a sizeable chunk of time. Just over 100 days ago on 30th November I decided to give up drinking alcoh... Read more
Love Poem - To myself
Monday, February 02, 2015      17 comments

The other week I glanced at you, it took my breath away Your confidence was shining through, I have watched it grow by the day The other day I looked at you, it made me smile wide You are looking good these days my dear, From front, the... Read more

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