Trying to reset my body clock due to recently starting working nights. Aches and pains galore but my recovery time is better than it was in the first week. Posture is important! Walking many miles and picking items from floor to ceiling means I have to strengthen my core and ensure I’m using the correctContinue reading “Getting it Right – Beginning with Eating Plant-Based”
As I reported in my last post, I started work last week. Re-entering the workforce after 11 years away. None of my previous jobs have been physical work – this one certainly is – and long hours! Its a total shock to the system and will take some getting used to. At the moment IContinue reading “A Shock to The System!”
After 11 years spent caring for family members, I am about to start full-time work. It’s going to be a shock to the system – 9+ hours on my feet per shift, and nights!! Not that my caring role wasn’t work, it was just a different kind of work. I’m simply talking about my ownContinue reading “New Challenge – Back to Work”
I get lots of stuff coming into my inbox and sometimes I spot a recipe that I think is worth giving a go. “Creamy sun dried tomato and Kale pasta”, courtesy of Shane and Simple caught my eye for 2 reasons: a) I just happen to have bought a huge bag of sun dried tomatoesContinue reading “Felt like cooking something new!”
How many times have we heard the phrase “You Are what You Eat”? Well, after eating stuff that was not strictly whole-food, plant-based while I was on holiday and beyond I can attest to that fact. Definitely feeling sluggish and demotivated for a while there. I’d say I was about 80% compliant and because ofContinue reading “The Right Food Matters!”
Once again, I feel I’m relying on the same few recipes so am determined to add more to my repertoire. This one, Coconut, cauliflower, sweet potato curry https://www.acouplecooks.com/cauliflower-and-tomato-coconut-curry/ caught my eye and while I initially looked at the list of ingredients and felt it would be time consuming – it wasn’t. Was absolutely delighted withContinue reading “Cooking, whole-food plant-based style!”
Can you believe we are almost two thirds the way through 2021? I’m so late in discussing what’s trending in the vegan and plant-based world this year. It makes for very interesting reading. Most people by now must surely be aware of the increase in eating in a manner that doesn’t harm animals and hasContinue reading “TRENDING 2021 – Vegan and Plant-Based”
What a year so far! So much going on in my life that often I don’t know which way is up! Huge changes have yet again derailed me. So I have taken time out to look after me and take stock of where I’m going and what I need to do to ensure my wellContinue reading “It’s Been a While?”
The #fatmanrants 3 check 30 day challenge is turning out to be very good for me. Following it keeps my eating honest, and I’m always truthful about eating out – as regular readers know, I get as close as I can to wfpb but don’t beat myself up about it if it’s not strictly wfpb.Continue reading “Upping My Game!”
At the beginning of June I joined https://fatmanrants 3 checks June Challenge. This comprises of: Recording everything I eat maintaining a whole-food plant-based diet Moving purposely every day. As #fatmanrants states “all ya gotta do is move a little bit more than ya did yesterday” The Wild Card – anything you choose to do thatContinue reading “Challenging Myself”
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