Tag Archives: exercise

Just 5 a day

I got lazy and didn’t do them, then paid for it. I’m talking about my exercises, the ones I had to do after my surgery. The booklet doesn’t say how long you have to do them for, so I thought … Continue reading

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Daily Walks

Scheduled post. My blogging friend Sarah walks miles with her dog Choppy and keeps a tally. You can see this past week’s figures here: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/7256074/posts/1750354965 When we were on the boat, Hubby and/or I had to walk Maggie up to … Continue reading


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Getting on a bit

I mentioned a little while ago that Maggie was now 12. Taking into account that’s 84 in doggie years, bless her she’s getting on a bit. This picture was taken shortly after we moved into the cottage, where she’d made … Continue reading

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Balancing the diet.

Contrary to popular belief, a balanced diet is not a Cornish pasty in one hand and a pint in the other. Neither is it cup cakes or chocolate in both (oh I wish). I have a new challenge. According to … Continue reading

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The Walk of Smiles

I’m not a fan of exercise like jogging, going to the gym, or swimming, but I do enjoy my walks with the dog. Like Sarah over at Travels with Choppy I walk a lot, as I find it relaxing and … Continue reading

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Best stick forward

Hubby had a bad night again last night, having to get up at 3am and not coming back to bed until 7. Her ladyship started to get restless around 7.30, so I got up leaving Hubby in the warmth of … Continue reading

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Know thy body

In the main, I have great respect for the medical profession. I admit to having the occasional differences of opinion with certain GPs, but I do not bury my head in the sand regarding health issues for myself, Hubby and … Continue reading

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Dog Lead Shimmie

On the subject of weight issues and dieting, these days I am content with my lot having lost over four stones in the last 10 years. It doesn’t sound very much over such a long period of time, but the … Continue reading

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How to Reduce your Gym membership

Simple. Get a dog! Obviously that’s not practical for a lot of reasons for a lot of people and I appreciate that, but bear with me for a minute. If it’s not the latest fad diet hitting the headlines, it’s … Continue reading

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Foods that are good for you.

There aren’t any. If you believe everything you read, what the Experts say is good for you one week, is bad for you the next, and I’ve even read conflicting reports on the same day in the same headline group! … Continue reading

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