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Some things are important.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      3 comments

it is so exciting to have the AC replaced. The guys were very professional and the system is perfect. Last night was the first night in the couple of weeks since the AC broke down that I slept well. Being hot at night affects my sleep imme... Read more
Sunday, January 08, 2017      3 comments

We have had a heatwave here. The holidays meant that most AC places were on holidays for an extended period. Once I realised repair wasn't an option I did locate a company that would remove and replace at a competitive price. The new system will... Read more
Thursday, January 05, 2017      3 comments

Each year my family makes a passata style sauce. It consists of tomatoes, tomatoes and nothing else. We coordinate our days so that we can gather and work cooperatively. Usually this happens in the middle of a heat wave. The weather was... Read more
Lessons Learned
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      3 comments

Lately I have learned a few things about being healthy. Some of these things I knew already but obviously I am still working on them as I have learned them again. These are my lessons. They are not intended to be definitive for anyone else.... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2017      3 comments

Each year DH and I host the family New Year's Day dinner. We spent New Year's Eve by the sea and watched two sets of fireworks set off from the jetty. The earlier ones are specifically for families with young children. The second and more ... Read more
Summer rains
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      2 comments

Late yesterday afternoon DH and I went to the sea for a walk before the forecast storms arrived in the city. ... Read more
Lovely Days
Monday, December 26, 2016      3 comments

On Christmas Eve we made the most of the warm weather and went crabbing off a local jetty. It was a warm still night punctuated by the regular, calming sound of the water below. The crabs we caught were eaten the next day with Christmas lunch. C... Read more
All going well but not as planned.
Monday, December 19, 2016      3 comments

My December plans have fallen by the wayside. I am not going to beat myself up about it as I have been very active but not in the way I had planned. My eating is reasonable for this time of year and I am maintaining. Yesterday afternoon ... Read more
Plan Progress
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      3 comments

I am delighted to have added yoga to my work out. emoticon It is actually yoga chichung I think. As my kne... Read more
Monday, December 05, 2016      3 comments

Originally my plan was going to be for the next six weeks. Looking at my situation I think that the month of December will be enough to focus on with just a little overlap into January 2017 My Plan - Continue walking at least 10,000 st... Read more
My Part of the World (Pics)
Thursday, December 01, 2016      2 comments

My family and I had a few days away by the sea for a much needed holiday. The holiday house accommodation I had booked months ago was fabulous with the best view from the deck. ... Read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      6 comments

So many aspects of my life are better since I started being consistent about my eating choices and exercise. I take it a day at a time and work at it consistently. 46 pounds gone! ... Read more
Thank you
Sunday, November 20, 2016      2 comments

Today I want to acknowledge my DH. He has loved me and supported me no matter what size I have been. Over the years he has encouraged me to be healthy and continued to believe I can be healthy even when I had given up. He did this by maki... Read more
Hot Day
Sunday, November 20, 2016      7 comments

Although a bit early today heralded the arrival of summer heat. My day involved several different and enjoyable activities. My youngest son and I had fun working out how to effectively make elephant toothpaste so he can demonstrate it ... Read more
Saturday, November 19, 2016      6 comments

When sitting down this morning I realised that I could cross my legs comfortably. It has been years since this was possible for me so I am delighted with this change. ... Read more

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