Happy 2019

Five days into the New Year and I am only just getting round to thinking about 2019. Since moving back to London in December I have managed to catch the flu and then a head cold. That's two illnesses in one month. I am usually never ill. Moving and having to find work has been, … Continue reading Happy 2019

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Armed with the information that my body was hurting due to inflammation I looked out for an anti-inflammatory diet. I already knew that changing from a standard diet to one that contained more vegetables and fruit had made a difference. At that time it was without exercise. The food change alone helped. As soon as … Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Fit Fabulous & Over 60

These are the women who inspire me to continue on with my challenge to be fit and eat well. They are over 60 and are proof that the mid-life spread is mainly down to lifestyle for many of us. With some effort, probably a lot of effort, we can remain strong and not saggy, fit … Continue reading Fit Fabulous & Over 60

Being eighty percent happy

After writing my post on enjoying contentment I thought it was funny to pick up the paper (Telegraph) and read an article saying something similar. The article focused on a study published in the journal Psychological Science. The study has highlighted the fact that people are actually more content with an unremarkable life than they … Continue reading Being eighty percent happy

Back on WordPress.com

I have been "fighting" hackers on my self-hosted WordPress site. Annoying cyber bullies who take over self-hosted WordPress blogs and serve up inappropriate advertising. Every time someone clicked to read a blog post a naked lady appeared inviting them over to watch her and her friends at play. Maybe I should have chosen better hosting, … Continue reading Back on WordPress.com

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Waking up on the Wrong Side of 50

Ok.  It’s secret day.  First secret:  I buy the majority of my skin care products from the drug store.  I don’t use big name, expensive brands.  Second secret: I’m a little crazy with skin care.  There is nothing I hate more than dry skin, and the older I get, the dryer my skin gets.  It’s like the ‘be careful what you wish for’ thing- when I was younger my skin was a bit oily and I longed for it to dry out.  Well, I got what I wished for.

I believe I have separate lotions for every part of me.  I don’t go anywhere without hand cream.  My life is a constant battle to not have my skin crack off.  So I use a product on my face known as serum.  It goes on before moisturizer, and adds an extra level of protection.  I’ve been buying No. 7 for a…

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