19 May – still walking but not worrying

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This morning I took a stroll down along the river to visit my friend Sammie. It was a lovely sunny day and it was really uplifting to walk along with some happy music on my iPod. Even better to know I didn’t have any distances or times to worry about and I could just stroll along as far and as fast as I wanted. There were hardly any people around and the swans were ambling about aimlessly and basking in the sun. Continue reading

14 May 2011 – Moonwalk day has arrived

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So the Moonwalk day has finally arrived. We made it to London and checked into the Travel Inn at Putney. This was when I realised I’d forgotten my socks for heavens sake! Luckily, as we were driving to the hotel I’d  seen an M&S and a sports shop close by so we went for a stroll and I now have socks. They’re padded underneath which may prove to be a godsend. We had a quick coffee and seed bar in Pret and I’m now going to try to have a snooze while Commando watches the FA cup final. Can’t wait to meet everyone later… Continue reading

12 May 2011 – Moonwalk costume complete

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As of 8pm tonight I am on holiday from work for two whole weeks. No more phone calls, no more swearing 98 year old women (who knew they knew that kind of language), no more targets, no more getting up early and fitting in my exercise. Missing my team already and getting nervous about the Moonwalk but first day of the holidays is a lovely feeling. I wonder if I will remember how to do anything by the time I get back? Continue reading

4 May 2011 – not reaching for the biscuits

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Today I will be mostly feeling proud of myself. One of the hardest lessons to learn in this weigh loss journey os how to conquer emotional eating. Last night gave me ample opportunity to practice as everything in my house went pear shaped and I was sitting in the middle of it all feeling fragile to say the least. Continue reading