So we have decided not to try to achieve ketosis (it is really very hard and probably unsustainable for us), but to adopt a very low carb diet instead. That means no pasta, rice, bread, potatoes and trying to avoid tomatoes, beans, corn etc. just as you would if you were going for ketosis. But […]Read more "Ventures out of Ketosis (and attempts at low-carb baking)"
Today I just felt like I needed to declutter some stuff, and as I am at work, all I could do was: Clear my mailbox Create a new email address Drop a load of Facebook ‘friends’ Existing mailbox: I have had this since the late 90’s, so it is pretty full of stuff I want […]Read more "KonMari-ing from my desk"
Adam and I have signed up for the Roald Dahl Challenge – another Saxons, Vikings & Normans Challenge on 15th September at Samphire Hoe, where Adam completed his first marathon. This is the first race I have signed up to since before the marathon and I have done as I grew up loving Roald Dahl so to get a Dahl-inspired medal would be […]Read more "Roald Dahl Challenge-the race is on"
> Quest to get to a Happy-Claire weight, week 1 If you read my Decluttering post you know I am making some changes. Some of this is house and job-related, some of it is body-related. This will not become a blog about dieting and food etc. so don’t run away yet, but better-eating is something […]Read more "QTGTAHCW – week 1"
[Copied from The Running Rebel (who poached it from someone else).] A is for: Adam – my partner and my best friend. Nothing is good unless he is with me. We are similar in so many ways (family, how we grew up etc.) and we met at just the right time in my life (online). […]Read more "The ABCs of Me"
We both had slightly jippy tummys this morning (sorry Ad!), probably from celebrating Adam’s sister’s birthday last night: lovely food, but too much of it as well as way too much sweet stuff, then some dancing, SingStar and an early morning drive back. We lay-in a while, but weren’t feeling the greatest upon rising. But […]Read more "Adam has gone for a run and I haven’t"