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Patience…everything happens for a reason

I’m not necessarily the most patient person. I try hard to wait patiently for things to happen. Don’t get me wrong I can wait patiently in a line but when it comes to dreams and goals I am not very patient. This week has been a serious challenge. We bought our new dream caravan and… Continue reading Patience…everything happens for a reason

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2023 – The Year of Rachel

Well today is the 4th day of the new year.  I have stayed away from New Years Resolutions.  They have never really motivated me in the past and have always felt like empty promises to myself.  There’s always the yearly lose weight resolution that is difficult to achieve when your body is always fighting against… Continue reading 2023 – The Year of Rachel

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Quieting that internal negative chatter

Today my brain is chattering a lot. I weighed myself this morning and the Christmas/Birthday week has gifted me 2 kilos (4.4 pounds). My inner voice is continually analysing what went wrong. I know most people wouldn’t bat an eye lid at a little bit of weight gain but I said no to so many… Continue reading Quieting that internal negative chatter

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#2 – 50 things for 50 years

For so long now I’ve admired Peter Alexander pyjamas. My daughter loves them and wears them all the time. I’ve shy’d away thinking they wouldn’t have anything in my size. Well guess what??? #2 of my 50 for 50 things is to purchase and wear Peter Alexander pyjamas. I mentioned this to my sister in… Continue reading #2 – 50 things for 50 years

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Weight loss at Christmas time

My family has been very supportive. They know I’m on this journey and they’ve made sure there were healthy options for me. They’ve even embraced my commitment too quitting Diet Coke and have made sure there were beverage options for me too. I allowed myself a couple of items from the dessert tray and a… Continue reading Weight loss at Christmas time

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#1 – 50 things for 50 years – A first Christmas

It was important that the first event on on my journey to 50 was a truely special one. What could be more special than your grandsons first Christmas. We spent Christmas Eve under the trees at a local park. We ate and laughed and Santa stopped by for a visit. What will #2 be? I’m… Continue reading #1 – 50 things for 50 years – A first Christmas