27 June 2009 – smoothie party

Mmm smoothies

Mmm smoothies

Today was lovely and sunny so I got the smoothie maker out. I bought it a couple of years ago and every summer it comes out of the cupboard and sits on the worktop until the weather gets cold again. I love smoothies and they’re pretty healthy. I know they can be high in calories if you use ice cream but I use fat free fromage frais, skimmed milk or just fruit and ice. Today I made strawberry and raspberry ones with a big bag of frozen berries from Sainsburys and some ice. They were amazing. Continue reading

22 May 2009 – swine flu and forty days of grapes

I may have to cut grapes in half

I may have to cut grapes in half

Mac has been insufferable today. The first case of swine flu has been reported in Southampton and he’s convinced he’s got it. He sneezed, once, and of course that was positive proof. The fact that he’s constipated is also a swine flu symptom as far as he’s concerned. Never mind that we’ve both been like that all week because of the bloody Atkins diet. He keeps making me go over to his desk to feel his forehead because he’s positive he has a temperature and he’s popping head ache pills like they’re smarties. Continue reading

26 January 2009 – too busy to eat

Shattered

Shattered

Alfie was really annoying me today. It was like she had ants in her pants she was up and down from her desk all day wandering round the office. When she did sit down she was either drumming her fingers on the table or, worse still, talking to me. With an educational going out in a weeks’ time and changes to be made, I had so much to do I didn’t know where to start, never mind time for chatting. Continue reading