Wednesday, January 28, 2009

hot hot hot!!

Hey what great weather we're having although I do feel a tad sorry for the oldies. It's become seriously hot and more hot to come. I got into my car and even the webbing part of the seat belt was almost too hot to hold and as for the steering wheel..... well... just as well my car knew where to go! I'm just slipping and sliding through life with drips all over me. I really enjoy this weather and I'm determined to keep enjoying it cos I know what's just around the corner!
Sent off an application to do a correspondence course about training the older population. It will be good to get a certificate behind me! I just love my over 50's class. They are the most positive of people I know at the gym and they seem to get so much from the social side of it. I can't help smiling just thinking of them all

Monday, January 26, 2009

cats always have the upper paw!!

Has anyone out there had the delightful experience of giving a cat a worm tablet???
Meet miss tabby who spat it out several times, showed her claws and gave me filthy looks before finally sucumbing to the indignity of swallowing.

Then there is the more experienced 'annie' who decided quite definitely there was 'no way' she was going to have it! In desperation I mashed the mangled pill with butter and was about to rub it on her fur so she would clean it off- when she took one look at the spoon and started to lick from there! Bloody cats!!!!!

Friday, January 23, 2009

Don't know how to do it!!

I was reading Michelle's blog and so did the rainbow quiz. I got all the info on here but don't know what happened to the rainbow! lol
Your Rainbow
Your rainbow is intensely shaded yellow, green, and orange.

What is says about you: You are a joyful person. You feel strong ties to nature and your mood changes with its cycles. Those around you admire your fresh outlook and vitality. Others are amazed at how you don't give up.Find the colors of your rainbow at

Visitors gone

Our visitors from Britain ( sister-in-law and partner) have gone on to NZ this morning. It took me a good 4 days to recover from the late/early arrival last thurs ( 2.30am 5am bed!) and now I'm feeling the 4am start this morning. lol- age is creeping up on me!! I'm getting more consistent with my workouts ever since I decided to follow a PLAN ! lol- that's a novel idea! What I do need to do now is get this eating into some semblance of order. I have a feeling I might have mentioned that in previous blogs too! When I'm in control again I'll let you know. Writing my diet and exercise blog has really shown me how bad I am and I guess that's a good start.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Hotel for dogs

had a lovely 'nana day' today- took Tahlia ( 6 year old) to the pics and saw 'hotel for dogs'. She DIDN;T talk the WHOLE way through it and she was beginning to get the idea of whispering!!! lol Had fun as she is quite grown up with her chatter. This did mean a stop at maccas on the way home and now I wish I hadn't!
I seem to have lots of time on my hands lately- usually inbetween clients or just after an early morning. I'm actually missing tafe- I really enjoy being part of that scene. For all my enjoying the gym and fitness work I think that deep down- I'm still a teacher. We'll see what transpires this year- and that is fun too, the not yet knowing.

Monday, January 19, 2009

hot hot hot!!

What a glorious hot hot day it's been today- it reached about 40 around midday- w onderful!!
I spent the day ( after an early but brief stint at work) cleaning and tidying and writing programs. Sweat dripping off me making me feel as though I had just had the best workout! It's cooler now with a mild breeze which is also nice. I hate it when summer fades- I think Imust have been a lizard in a former life!

Friday, January 16, 2009

exercise and diet blog

I've started an exercise and diet blog just to try and keep me honest. Writing it certainly does make me cringe! If anyone is interested go into my profile and find the link there. Tell me how bad my diet is and that will create more pressure for me to be gooder!!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Wibble Wobble!

I had a gift voucher at borders for christmas and so have been having a GREAT time mulling over what I could get! Finally chose two books and still have some more to get. The first one was about exercises on the bosu- the other a book about all possible exercises on gym equipment. I thought I will try to do a couple of these exercises each day just to try them out. Well...... day I and I've done some, Day 2....... not yet!! lol . One very simple exercise on the bosu has turned out to be much much harder! Knee in middle on one knee, the other you lift to the side. kneeling leg has foot lifted as well. Hence the title of this page- wibble wobble wibble wobble! I will keep trying and I will SUCCEED!!

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Back envigorated and ready to go.....!

I'm back and ready to fly! Had the best new year- saw the fireworks at the local park and I thought as I stood there, eating my overpriced ice cream, 'here I am at a place I really love, with a man I really love, eating one of my favourite foods and being entertained with this stunning display" It really doesn't get much better!
I've mulled over the new year resolutions and talked about them endlessly and thought I need two pages to write these down! I'll narrow it down soon enough- there's no realy hurry.
I started cleaning out the cupboards and to my amazement found 14 - yes FOURTEEN pots/tubes/tubs of hand and body cream!!! How on earth did I get so many??? And did I turf all but a couple of favourites??? NOPE- there might come a time in this harsh economic climate, when I'm jolly glad of all 14 pots! So...back they went! Lol- this might be why there were 14 there in the first place.