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A couple of hours later…

I went to water and close the greenhouse and there was woodchip and a couple of things to do. Two hours later, hot and sweaty, I walked home.I regret nothing….

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No pain, no gain

Last week, I thought I had broken myself. I’ve resumed my gym going because I know that exercise improves my mood and we’re heading into winter and I need to do what works. Unfortunately I have body that hates exercise … Continue reading

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Chelsea are in the Champions League Final….6th in the Premiership but in the CL Final..come on you blues… Today marks 14 years since my Grandad died. Grandad was 83 when he died, he lived a good life and died at … Continue reading

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Saturday walk

Ma and I are trying to fit a longish walk in once a week (weather and her sore feet permitting). This week, we walked along the river from Kingston to Richmond, 8.55K, not quite last weeks 12k last week but still … Continue reading

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Last week, the delightful dfordalrymple also known as Christina (I wanted to use delightful and dfordalrymple in the same sentence and I can if I want!) came for dinner. We talked about cocktails, flats, cold flats, cycling, blogs (if you … Continue reading

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Dressing right..

Last year, Ma took me to Sweaty Betty and bought me an exercise outfit (trousers and top). Before that I’d exercised in cheap (read cotton) track suit bottoms and cotton tops, there was nothing wrong with this, it was what … Continue reading

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Bootcamp round up

I finished bootcamp! It’s a simple idea. 6 weeks, 12 exercise sessions and following Jem’s ‘Better Body Plan‘. I really needed to kick start working out again and can’t afford personal training so this seemed like a good idea. It … Continue reading

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Bus Drivers can be infuriating…

It’s raining, it’s dark, I’m totally shattered. Tonight is a bootcamp night though, I’ve rushed home from work, changed and am at the bus stop by 6.20pm. I have to confess I’m feeling pretty good about being hardcore enough to … Continue reading

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The Pyramid Circuit

I’m halfway through bootcamp and despite the mud, I’m beginning to look forward to it! Ok my knees have completely given up on me so I can’t do so much of the running and jumping but I can see change … Continue reading

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Thankful – Day 8

Home after the first bootcamp session, stretching some more. Pleased that I didn’t collapse and grateful to be able to do this and take care of myself..

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