Monthly Archives: April 2010

The move

I’ve moved. Almost. I’m sleeping in the new place tonight, but other than a dressed bed and a plugged-in alarm clock, this place doesn’t really resemble a place where someone lives. There is a heap of bags and boxes on … Continue reading

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An ageist rant

I’m very tired now. As I write this, I only have control over about 10% of my eyelid function, so forgive me if this post ends in drool and snores. One benefit of losing weight will be quieter snoring, though … Continue reading

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Scurry, scurry little (clinically obese) squirrel

Not unusually for a Monday, I was slow off the mark this morning. I ended up having to drive to work (a four-minute spin). Luckily, I got my walk in through no choice of my own. I had to go … Continue reading

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Second Weigh-in Sunday 25th April 2010

It’s been a week of highs and lows, of peaks and troughs, of ups and downs, of Cheryls and Ashleys. There was the initial euphoria, the new cottage, the gleaming non-smoker’s teeth and of course all the (bemused but genuine) … Continue reading

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A flawed hero

I put a deposit on the cottage. It’s raggedy round the edges, and is very tiny, but its advantages are many. There are no fewer than five distinct rooms. After years of “shared laundry facilities” (code for “if you actually … Continue reading

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A renters’ market induced coma of happy

Just when I thought my buzz had been wrecked by seductive French smokers and the lure of fresh, doughy white bread, I have a day like today. This morning, I graduated in the sunshine. There was far too much Latin, … Continue reading

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Sacre bleu!

This will be a short post. I’m graduating tomorrow and tonight is upper-body, so I may not be able to move my arms at the ceremony. The exercise is going far better than the diet or the smoking. It’s so … Continue reading

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