Getting Fitter: Small Steps

Well it is a month since I started to get fitter and be healthier, and it hasn’t been too bad result wise. I have lost some weight: all in the first half of the month, although having just got b...
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Getting Fitter

Two weeks in now so time for a brief update (don’t panic am not going to be doing this every fortnight) on how the exercise and healthier living are going. The two weeks have really been spent d...
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Healthier Lifestyle

Anyone that follows me on Twitter (MyAppleStuff) or is a Facebook Friend (almerimarlife) you may have noticed that in the last week I have started to do some (very) light training again. Tempting as i...
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A Dry January

Once again I am having a ‘dry’ January i.e. a month off the booze. This will the 25th consecutive year that I have done this, so it is very much a tradition as much as a means of shedding ...
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30lb in 90 Days Challenge

14 August: it is fair to say that I am failing spectacularly with this challenge, but it isn’t all bad news and I am not giving up. I had badly underestimated how unfit I was, and how much rehab...

Facts About Gout

Gout seems to be very popular here in Almerimar at the moment! I know 6 people that suffer from it on a regular basis, and as I drink with most of them on a regular basis I have a) learned more than I...
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24 Years And Counting

So another year starts. For me that means another alcohol free month as for the 24th year in a row I have given up booze for the month of January. Originally it was pretty much a way of shedding the w...