Goals for August: Number 1: Start a New Me!
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      6 comments

As my mind was all over the place yesterday, I thought I’d try to tame it somewhat today. Below are my list of goals for August. I hope that I will be able to check them all off at the end of the month! I love ticking things off so I’m going ... Read more
My mind is all over the place...
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      4 comments

Hello Sparklers and Sparkettes, It’s been a while since I blogged and I do find it a useful tool to work things out in my head so here goes another... although today I’m struggling. I’ve got the beginnings of a cold I think and have been fe... Read more
Could running a marathon help me to meet my grandchildren one day?
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      4 comments

Time for a blog. I`m at work, should be working but my brain doesn`t want to comply. I don`t feel like writing up a process for Change Management or Software Development at the moment... What`s the point really, OK – the auditors will be kept h... Read more
Back home, back with the program...
Friday, July 22, 2011      5 comments

Well, the week at home was as expected... sad... very, very sad. The service was lovely... there were about 6 staff from the care home there, and one of the residents. One staff member had asked to say a few words and it was lovely to hear... Read more
My mum... going back to say goodbye.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      6 comments

Unfortunately my mum passed away on Monday evening, UK time. She was in the nursing home, Elvis was playing on her CD player and she slipped away. Her favourite carer was with her. I've been dealing with the logistics of getting back to E... Read more
Worsening news...
Monday, July 11, 2011      6 comments

More bad news this morning.. after thinking there was some improvement with my mum as she had been sent back to her nursing home from the hospital, it seems it is a really grave situation. She’s got fluid on her lungs so is having difficult... Read more
Bad News from Home
Saturday, July 09, 2011      10 comments

Today I got an email from my uncle. My mum (who's only 66 and has dementia and lives in a care home in England) has been taken to hospital with water on her lungs and is on oxygen. I hope she's comfortable and that we get better news soon... I... Read more
Back from holiday and planning to Eat Clean!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      5 comments

Just a quick blog... I've just got back from our camping holiday which, healthwise was not the best... No where to run... the campsite was on a mountain side with forest all around, and a busy highway just below so there was no opportunity ... Read more
I CAN have a burger if I want one!
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      5 comments

I’m feeling in a reflective mood today... hopeful and well, I don’t know. I’m trying to work out my feelings. I’m not hungry and I wasn’t thinking about food until I thought that I’m not hungry – and now the granola bar on my desk is whisperin... Read more
Whoops... 2lb gain over the weekend but I'm not going to let it get to me!
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      3 comments

Well, after a lovely weekend away, I’m back at work... and should be working but I’m blogging instead! However, I will keep this to a short blog as I really should get on with this process work that I’m meant to be doing... The weekend wa... Read more
Time is flying by...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      5 comments

I can’t believe it’s been a week since my last blog! Where has the time gone! I re-read my last blog and I remembered the soreness in my knees. It is so much better since I saw my chiropractor on Friday. She adjusted my back, neck and le... Read more
Weights and Measures! Woo hoo For Me!
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      6 comments

Today I’m not feeling so sore. Yes, when I’ve been sitting at my desk and get up to refill my glass or go on one of the many bathroom breaks required as a result of drinking so much water, my legs are stiff – so I’m trying to stretch and rub the... Read more
Oh dear - I'm all over the place and my deadline is looming!
Monday, June 13, 2011      4 comments

Sitting at my desk, pondering the Delta Half Marathon, 2 months away, I thought it was probably time to blog again. This weekend I was naughty with food but I did well with exercise. We took a nice walk on Saturday and on Sunday I got up br... Read more
Mish mash of thoughts and ideas - and anyone have any eczema tips for kids?
Thursday, June 09, 2011      3 comments

This morning I was lazy and didn’t get up to go for a C25K session. My legs are still a bit sore so I thought I’d give them a break and go for my workout tomorrow instead. Last night was Zumba which was great, and hard on the calves! I don’t ... Read more
The mind is willing but the body is... well, just a little bit sore.
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      3 comments

Today I’m still stiff from this exercising lark! I am hoping that I will have loosened up a bit before my Zumba class tonight! Yesterday was a good day off, although I didn’t get too much done. I got up early and went for a C25K session f... Read more

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