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Bloody busy but still time to moan
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      4 comments

It's manic at work I've babysat 2 nights in a row i've got parent's evening on Thursday I've not managed to get out for a run today as I should have Work seems stressed and everyone seems to want to leave Moan moan grumble grum... Read more
All is right with the world.
Sunday, March 07, 2010      3 comments

Ok, sorry I've not been around for a few days. I've had to go to a conference on ICT in CEIAG (computers in careers education, information and guidance) to those of you lucky enough not to be embroiled in the world of careers ed. Whilst I was ... Read more
The ultimate indignity
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      11 comments

Went out this evening, all dressed up for a drink with a friend. Put on a matching undie set that I'd not worn for ages.... Yep you guessed it. The knickers were too big and slid down my thighs whilst walking along the street, Had to do ... Read more
Got to the difficult bit - please kick my ass
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

OK I tried w5d2 and it was hard. That was Saturday. Today I went back to w5d1 and even that was difficult. I know it's frame of mind. Question is, how long is it going to take to get past the mental block. My normal route was flooded to... Read more
Miss Baggy Pants buys new clothes
Monday, March 01, 2010      7 comments

OK so I've given in. The pair of trousers that I had when I started this are now too big for me. I'm now a UK 18 not a 20/22 as I was before (Translation for the Americans now size 14 not 16/18 as I was) One of the girls at work is fed up... Read more
Won't need the gym after a day like today
Sunday, February 28, 2010      6 comments

Baby girl (aka 25 year old daughter) has just moved from a furnished house to an unfurnished. Cue mummy finding bargains on ebay. Spent today driving from East London to North, collected a very large chest of drawers, then back to east and... Read more
Don't want to buy a new skirt
Saturday, February 27, 2010      4 comments

In fact I really don't want to buy new clothes at all. After all, in a couple of months time they'll be far too big for me. Has anyone found a way of altering waistbands so they fit, without having to take the skirt apart and remodel it? ... Read more
Need some sparkfriend ideas.
Friday, February 26, 2010      8 comments

Hard week this week. Unable to run outside, feel shattered and tired and in need of tlc. Jogging along at around my calorie allowance or just outside. Feel like I'm a bit static. However.... I have lost 1lb which means I'm 15st 8lb on... Read more
Still not super sparkly but a bit less tarnished
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      1 comments

Still very tired and someone gave me a huge box of chocolates today to thank me for supporting him. I practically had to run down the stairs to give it to the ladies in the school office before I got too tempted. Phew panic over. Came hom... Read more
Still not sparkly
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      5 comments

But I got up and went to work. Even did w5d1 in the gym. At least i know now that I hate running on a treadmill. it seems so ridiculous, nothing to see and not going anywhere. Went to dinner with a friend but still feel flat. Couldn't be... Read more
Tired and not feeling sparkly
Monday, February 22, 2010      6 comments

Finding it hard to blog today, feeling a bit blue I think. Still not gone over my calories today. Just not feeling sparkly Must need a polish... Read more
W4D3 and tlc
Saturday, February 20, 2010      2 comments

I've just completed my jog for the day, plus an extra 7 or 8 mins walk to complete 5k in under 40 mins, so now I can work on a target for my 5k run in June. Going for 35 mins at the moment - will see what happens when I get closer to the day. ... Read more
Monsters drown in bubble bath and other useful tales.
Thursday, February 18, 2010      3 comments

I smiled when I saw Slenderclaires comment yesterday, it's such a great visual image. Really helped me, as did Littlekelt's mnemonic HALT!!!! H(ungry) A(ngry) L(onely) T(ired). Well I was definitely tired and bored as well. I... Read more
Feeling weary - the monster's favourite food
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      6 comments

I'm shattered. I've been helping my daughter move house and seem not to be able to relax. Add to that my knee is a little sore after my run yesterday and my eyes are irritated by the dust involved in moving and I'm feeling very sorry for mysel... Read more
That heavy box of shopping doesn't even weigh what I've lost (updated)
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      8 comments

It's raining and I wanted to get my run over in the morning but I'm waiting out till it stops raining too hard. So this morning I took my grandson to see planet 51 at the cinema, it's his first time and he was brilliant. I even managed to ... Read more

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