I ran 6 out of seven days that week, and evened that out by liberally drinking wine with Chab 5 out of 7 nights.
Looking angelic, five minutes before the spectacular meltdown as Reina's ice cream dripped and drooped over her cone, hands, dress, and somehow all over her face, much faster than she could consume it. A new rule was born: cups only! After 6 deliciously relaxing days away at the coast en famille, I am feeling ever … Continue reading My Perfectly Wonderful, Ungrateful Kids
...and all is well! Photo by Ekaterina Bolovtsova on Pexels.com Four weeks ago I weighed 74.6kg, BMI 'overweight'. A week ago I still weighed 73.5kg, which I weighed at week 2. This was in spite of 3 weeks of 4:3 (4 "feast" ie normal eating days, 3 "fasting" days of 500-800 calories), 14 workouts (mostly … Continue reading 4 Weeks of Intermittent Fasting…
At 7:42 this morning, I reversed hurriedly down the driveway, two gorgeous crazy making girls in the back, one who almost forgot to bring her shoes, AGAIN. It is the exact latest possible time we can leave home to get to school with a chance of making it to the turning circle before they close … Continue reading Turning Circle Rage- a symptom not the cause
I wrote my 2 week intermittent fasting report card a couple of days ago, because I want to keep a record of progress reports that involve facts and figures. But it wasn't the blog I really wanted to write. Every time I find myself naked in front of the bathroom mirror as I prepare for … Continue reading I Am Not My Body
Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com Two weeks ago I embarked on Michael Mosley's intermittent fasting program, eating normally (around 2000 calories) most of the time with a few fasting days (800 calories) thrown in. Typically it's 5 "feast" days and 2 fasting days, but succumbing to my innate tendency to 'go hard or go … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting- 2 Week Report Card
My lady's blood pressure measured 148/100. That couldn't be right. She was a healthy antenatal woman, expecting her first child at 40 years old after several miscarriages and a long struggle to fall pregnant. She would be with us on the ward until her induction of labour as close to term (37 weeks and over) … Continue reading To Have and To Hold
Photo by Kamille Sampaio on Pexels.com There is a unique pain that comes from preparing your heart for a child that never comes.David Platt I wasn't going to share our story today. I simply wanted to write a short blog to recognise International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, on October 15th every year. It … Continue reading Number 3 Who Wasn’t Meant To Be