On returning to running

On returning to running

Those of you that have stuck with me and this blog for a while know that during the first Lockdown in 2020 I took up running, and had a go at the Couch to 5k .  I had been someone who said they hated running, and I finally started to understand why people voluntarily...

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Photo a Day Collection – May 2021

Photo a Day Collection – May 2021

Welcome to the May collection of my photos that I share as part of the Fat Mum Slim Photo a Day challenge (FMSPad)  I really enjoy the challenge of taking and sharing photos based on themes.  Even when I don't have the small child or animal that would make that...

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Photo-a-Day Collection – April 2021

Photo-a-Day Collection – April 2021

After last month's fun double theme of the Alphabet with Grogu, we return to a more normal month of photos.April 1st  - The SkyThe sky was a brilliant blue and the white liquid oxygen tanks at the Water Treatment plant looked wonderful against it, and the little white...

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Photo-a-day Collection – March 2021

Photo-a-day Collection – March 2021

Welcome to the latest of my monthly Photo-a-Day collections. 2021 is passing fairly quickly, and we are still in Lockdown 3.0 in the UK.  I am a member of two Photo a Day groups: FMSPad that is a freely joinable group, which these posts share, and the Pixxxls group...

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13 things from 12 months of lockdown

13 things from 12 months of lockdown

Today, 23rd March 2021, marks a year since the UK went into the first Lockdown due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  There have been 126 thousand deaths attributed to Covid-19 and it's complications. I went into voluntary lockdown on Thursday 18th March 2020 as I felt I no...

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Body and mind

Body and mind

How do you view your mind and your body? Are they separate things, with the mind in charge of everything? Or is the body the one in charge? Or is it a collaboration? Does it matter? It’s common to consider the mind as an entity that is somehow controlling the body and...

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Your sixth (and seventh) sense

Your sixth (and seventh) sense

Many, many years ago at school I was taught that there are five main senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. There was also some talk about the weird spooky Sixth Sense, and to show my age this was was long before that film came out.  I'm assuming that is the...

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Photo a day Collection – February 2021

Photo a day Collection – February 2021

Welcome to this month's Photo-a-Day collection. There is no actual theme this month, but it's February, so there is a sort of "Love theme" over arching things, and ideas connected to Weddings also seem to make a show.  A slight issue for me as I'm really not that much...

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Something to chew on – TMJ problems

Something to chew on – TMJ problems

Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMJ) is a very common condition and can be oh so debilitating for those that suffer from it.  I described my personal TMJ journey in another post, and I happily admit that for many years I didn’t really know that I suffered from TMJ and that anything could be done about it other than taking the combination of pills that worked for me. This post is looking in more depth about the joint and also the symptoms and possible causes of TMJ.

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