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Ten minute Do-its for August. Task #1
Saturday, August 08, 2020      2 comments

In these atypical times, I'm probably not alone in mooching around the house whilst trying to avoid the cupboard with the snacks in. I'm a self-confessed 'boredom eater' and, sadly - Catch 22 - I also snack to procrastinate when I've got ... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Days 8-9
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      6 comments

Ah, Cindy Crawford. The person whose body I was meant to have if God hadn't given me little legs. Many, many moons ago I used to exercise along to a Cindy Crawford VHS. That VHS is lost in the annals of time but I remember she had a trainer... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Day 7
Monday, December 14, 2015      3 comments

'Transform your whole self' - Who can resist that as an opening gambit? Today's DVD is a 'bodywisdom media' production - 'Tai Chi for Beginners' (2010). I bought this online when I realised that I simply couldn't fit a 90 minute class int... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Days 5&6
Saturday, December 12, 2015      3 comments

A double entry for this DVD as it forms part of a rotating 21 day plan. I completed the activity for Days 1 and 2. The DVD is one of Jessica Smith's 'Walk On' series and it is her '21 Day Weight Loss Plan'(2015). There are 2 DVDs in the p... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Day 4
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      4 comments

Today's DVD wasn't as dusty as some and the main reason for that is its optimistic title - '10 Minute Solution'(2006). We can all find 10 mins....right? There are lots of titles in the '10 Minute Series' from various presenters...or maybe ... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Day 3
Monday, December 07, 2015      4 comments

Davina - UK TV presenter - quirky, funny, caring, realistic - a bit of an icon and very popular when 'Davina - The Box Set' (2005) was given to me by my then 26 year old daughter. The Box Set contains 2 DVDs - Power of 3 and My Three 30 Mi... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Day 2
Sunday, December 06, 2015      3 comments

Ummm - Rebounding. The PT Bouncer was appropriated long ago by my sons and has been languishing in the garage. Hence I needed to give it a good clean before bringing it indoors to use it alongside the DVD - in itself a nice little work out... Read more
Dust Off the DVD Challenge Day 1
Saturday, December 05, 2015      5 comments

In order NOT to indulge in unnecessary spending on exercise items that may become defunct, I've set myself a 'Dust Off the CD/DVD' Challenge each day to Christmas. I confess that there's a row of them! There will be no mercy. I sh... Read more
Camp Scavenger Hunt
Friday, April 24, 2015      5 comments

This has been a fun distraction from the problems with the house. So lucky we have had fine weather. Ok - my finds #1 Optimism - these little guys were cheerfully doing their best on some waste ground. ... Read more
What constitutes 'The Right Time' ?
Monday, March 02, 2015      5 comments

We all start this journey to change somewhere. I have a goodly number of years to my bones, so I have started diets/ exercise regimes/ healthy eating plans/ whatever you choose to call them....many, many times. I've also drifted off track a corr... Read more
#Fit2Feast Day 12
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      4 comments

It seems a little strange doing this without the 'Feast' bit as a bonus! I may need to make myself a mini-Thanksgiving Supper to celebrate with my friends across the Pond. However, the exercise is going down pretty well and I motivated mys... Read more
#Fit2Feast Day 10
Monday, November 10, 2014      2 comments

Yeay!! 10 days in and working hard. Yesterday was my first 'fitbit' day and I probably earned a load of extra steps trotting over to my iPad to look at the numbers build up. Still some things I don't understand such as 'Activity Minutes', w... Read more
#Fit2Feast Day 8
Saturday, November 08, 2014      3 comments

Excuse me? What happened to Days 5-7? I ate. Off plan; Off target; Off sensible. By last night I felt Off colour; was Off hand with my DH. This morning was weekly weigh-in. I'd put weight ON. For the first hour this am I was d... Read more
#Fit2feast Day 4
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      3 comments

My Flylady challenge today was to clean my kitchen cupboard fronts. Oh, my heart sank. 27 of them plus 5 drawers. Found myself doing a bit of inner whining like a grumpy teen...'Do I have to?' Of course I don't. Who's to know? I could... Read more
#Fit2Feast Day 3
Monday, November 03, 2014      3 comments

Ok - Day 2 was more Feast than Fit. Enough said. However... Started Day 3 with Coach Nicole's kick box vid. Worked from home today so added Jessica Smith's Cardio Boot Camp Boogie. Whoah...I could feel I've let my fitness slip so I mo... Read more

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