New Challenge – Back to Work

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”

Upping My Game!

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!”

Challenging Myself

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”

Life got in the way – big time!

Going through a really difficult time at the moment and I can’t disclose fully why because it would not be fair to others involved. Suffice to say that my mental health is taking a battering and it’s not helped by the pandemic which means I can’t meet up with friends who would normally be myContinue reading “Life got in the way – big time!”

Moving In – Moving On!

There is so much to do with this moving home lark! Not helped by the fact that the kitchen appliances seem to have taken exception to being moved. Sorted out the cooker and washer, or rather my son did. My slow cooker is no more, following an accident when it was left on the cookerContinue reading “Moving In – Moving On!”

Are You Eating Enough of the Good Stuff?

Continuing with the alphabet theme: Broccoli Wikipedia describes Broccoli as an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head, stalk and small associated leaves are eaten as a vegetable. One cup of broccoli (91g) 31calories Carbohydrate: 6g Fibre: 2.4g Protein: 2.5g Fat: 0.4g Potassium: 230mg Vitamin C: 40.5mg Folate: 49.4mcg Vitamin A:Continue reading “Are You Eating Enough of the Good Stuff?”

Seeing Things Differently

Visited the hair salon today – I go every 6 weeks and normally by the middle of the 5th week I’m looking at my grey roots thinking the next appointment can’t come fast enough. This time however, I was out with my friends when I received a text reminder for my next appointment, and wasContinue reading “Seeing Things Differently”