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

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My Juicing Passion

Before my site was hacked it contained a load of images and juicing recipes that I have been enjoying since 2014. Despite the critics I love juicing and taking part in a juice cleanse. It helped me easily lose my first 3 stones (approx 40 pounds) when nothing else was working. I love my green … Continue reading My Juicing Passion

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

Enjoying contentment

I have spent most of the last 20 years striving for something. Some goal that I truly believed would make life better, happy, stronger. For the most part I have come to the conclusion that all I really did was miss out on living in the present moment. All that striving for something or waiting … Continue reading Enjoying contentment

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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