The Ups And Downs of Life

The ups and downs of life are something that we all face no matter how rich or poor, how healthy or unhealthy. We all experience it. Over the last few weeks, in fact the last year I’ve been trying to get fitter and healthier but when I thought I was making progress I then hitContinue reading “The Ups And Downs of Life”

Who Is My Enemy?

I’ve often heard it said when chatting with friends and family that they say things like “oh chocolate is my enemy” or “that hamburger doesn’t like me” all related to gaining weight. Sometimes it’s related to preventing weight loss, but you get the idea. I’ve been trying to lose weight for years now, off andContinue reading “Who Is My Enemy?”

Finding Balance

I’ve come to realise that I’m not the greatest when it comes to balance. I’m not talking about standing in a yoga pose without falling over. I’m referring to balance in life and in particular my life. Every time I think I’m on the right track and feel like things are balanced, it also changes.Continue reading “Finding Balance”

The Pressure Of High Blood Pressure

For many of us we are always keeping an eye on our weight. Weighing ourselves regularly and watching the weight go up and down or perhaps just down. For me I have the added challenge of monitoring my blood pressure and trust me its grim viewing. I was diagnosed with Hypertension due to high BloodContinue reading “The Pressure Of High Blood Pressure”

Back In The Saddle

This week, with everything going on in the world, I needed some “me” time. I got the bike out the shed and cleared away the cobwebs (literally), pumped up the tires to accomodate the extra weight and off I went. The cycle path from my house to Rosslyn is relatively flat but has a coupleContinue reading “Back In The Saddle”

Here I Go Again On My Own……

Only I’m not on my own. I’ve got lots of friends and family supporting me. Basically the problem is that I have sky high blood pressure and a failing heart. But hold up, it’s not all bad news. My blood pressure can be brought down and my heart can be mended. It will be aContinue reading “Here I Go Again On My Own……”