Mother & daughter at 30 (and a bit)

In the vortex at Doctor Who experience

Comparing our lives at 30 and a bit Back in 2013, while Melanie was home in Australia for a quick 10 day visit we took the opportunity to discuss our lives at the same age as she is now - 30 and a half. As this picture from mid 1991 shows, I was a mother …

Week 1: done & dusted – only 11 more to go!

Well week one is done & dusted and what a week it's been. I started well prepared but still found it all a bit overwhelming and I only have myself (and husband) at home to think about!  I feel for busy parents who are trying to do this and keep their families functioning.  It all …

Pressure’s on!!

I'm feeling the pressure!  Organising all my meals, trying to get the exercises right, finding time, making time, reading everything, recording everything I eat, calories burnt, first weigh in ......I know I'll be fine in a week or so. I do like to be organised so that helps.My weigh in was OK - 100g down …

The beginning…

Today was Day 1. Although the weeks of pre-season activities have helped get my head into the right mind set, it was still a big day. I had a huge weekend cycling with friends and on Saturday alone my heart rate monitor told me that I had burnt 1432 calories!!  We did ride for most of …

Out for a run!

Why do I have great ideas for my blog while I'm out walking/running but when I come home I don't remember any of them??I had a lovely 5k walk/run tonight in the coolness after what turned out to be quite a hot day.  I scored a trifecta - which was quite fitting seeing as though it …

Starting to hatch

Fitness test - done ✔️ Before photos taken - but definitely not ready to share them just yet⁉️ I've also looked at the exercise & meal plans for the first week - I think I can manage it😁 Must admit that I'm not looking forward to the measurement task but can see why we need …

My 12wbt journey has started

I joined the Michelle Bridges 12 week body transformation in early October. I signed up online, paid my money and jumped right into the forum,  after a bit of looking around the site and getting my bearings. I had missed a few of the early warm up challenges but still read through them and got …