Category: Health, Wellbeing, Happiness

Roadside Fruit Stall

When life gives you lemons

Make lemonade! You’ve all heard that quote have you not?  It means to make the most of what you are given.  It’s all about attitude and thinking positively.  Glass half full rather than glass half empty!  It is not always easy to be this way but I think […]

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Self-Care

Today, I want to talk a little about SELF-CARE. There is nothing selfish about taking good care of yourself! Sadly, I have only really come to truly understand just how important self-care is as I have grown older and after having suffered the consequences of very little self-care. […]

Zucchini and Parmesan Soup

Zucchini and Parmesan Soup

The winter chills have finally arrived!!  Hip hip hooray!  I love the cold (yes I know I am a bit weird) and after SUCH a long, hot summer I have been eagerly awaiting some proper winter weather.    So now – at last – we have the most […]

withdrawal

Withdrawal

“There is a laser beam of longing piercing through my chest I have no patience, I am cranky, and senseless crappy words come out of my mouth like vomit My head is fuzzy and I cannot concentrate I pace, I lie down, I am lost My fingernails have […]

Clean Eating Chicken Salad

I put so much thought and planning towards what I cook for dinners each week.  I make sure we have seafood at least once a week.  I ensure we only have red meat once or twice a week.  I try to plan around two vegetarian meals per week.  […]

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New Regime – Week 1 Results

It’s been one week since I started tracking my food and attempting daily exercise.  I wrote about my new regime in this blog post.  Today was my weigh in day.   I have good news and bad news. The good news is that I lost some weight! The bad […]

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I am a runner … in my dreams!

I really, really wanted to be a runner.  I could see it so clearly.  My long, lean body sailing through the air with ease, burning calories with every graceful stride.  Running wherever I wanted, out in nature like I love.  Running was easy.  I was fit and healthy […]

Mini Quiches

Mini Quiches

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I was going to be making Mini Quiches today and that I would post the recipe at some point.  This morning I thought – why not take the bull by the horns, snap some photographs as I cooked them today and get […]