Monthly Archives: March 2011

Connor versus Bread

Oh, bread, I miss you.  St. Augustine, or Oscar Wilde or Jonathan Ross, or someone else who people quote, called bread the “staff of life”.  When the Jews were starving in the desert, what did God send down from Heaven? … Continue reading

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Desperado

Smoking will be the death of me. In more senses than one.  I’m doing well on the diet. Yes, I’m allowing cheat days to spill over from Saturday to Sunday, but I’ve adjusted and am a lot less likely to … Continue reading

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Thirtieth Weigh-in, Friday, 25th March 2011

I have been very positive about exercise recently. Unfortunately, I ran into a little exercise dilemma this week. I’ve doubled my walking time in the last few days, spending up to three hours a day walking/running. That’s one eighth of … Continue reading

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Twenty-ninth Weigh-in, Friday 18th March 2011

So, I’ve been really, really good this week. Life has been mainly about protein. I may not quite have learned to love beans, but I now accept them as part of my life.  Since Tuesday morning I knew this weigh-in … Continue reading

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The Student Life

I’m used to people. For seven years, I’ve spent four to eight hours a day in a classroom, interacting with students. And during breaks I was famous for nattering away inanely, singing selections from the musical theatre and slandering my … Continue reading

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Nature’s antidepressants

Happiness is one of those things that it’s either rude or naive to talk about these days. Only an eejit would respond to “How are you?” by saying “I’m very joyful today.” But wouldn’t it be great if we were … Continue reading

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Twenty-Eighth Weigh-in, Sunday, 6th March 2011

This blog has been fairly whiny for quite a while now. By my reckoning, since October – give or take. I’ve whinged about my ankles, groaned about my finances, griped about my waistline and bemoaned my sleeping habits. All that … Continue reading

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