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Repeating the same lesson?

It’s cold this morning. Odd for mid-August. Weather has ceased to be consistent. A reflection, no doubt, of a chaotic world. Yesterday was uncomfortable but I didn’t run away. 671 more words

Introvert

Week 2/42

I have downloaded a marathon training plan and stuck it on the fridge door. Keeping it in an electronic diary is too ‘out of sight out of mind’ and those alerts are so easily lost in the 100’s of emails re work, school life etc. 704 more words

Fitness

Bikini or no Bikini, that is the question

The thing is… I’d been dying to buy myself a fabulous new bikini for a few years. Kept putting it off. Then last summer I finally found the courage to saunter into an elegant swimwear store in the ooh-la-la fabulous South-of-France little seaside town of St. 1,077 more words

Middle Aged Women

Transferable skills.

When I became a mother my life changed in so many ways. My eyes were opened to the fact that everyone was someone’s baby once and I began to see people through the lens of ‘if this was my baby grown up how would I want them to be treated’ . 432 more words

Fitness

The Enlightened Witness.

For as long as I can remember, I thought that if someone expressed negative emotion towards me it was because I deserved it. I believed that whatever a person said or did was true. 414 more words

Introvert

Heady stuff, a glass of the old vino!

The thing is… a glass of wine, be it white or red, is (simply put): a gift from the Gods, to a woman.

Oh I’m not saying, or advocating that you should slug back bottles of the stuff, or luxuriate in huge over-indulgence by any means. 471 more words

Middle Aged Women

Love thy enemy, "noise."

I am living with an uber extrovert, a woman who talks nonstop. All of the quiet people who live here seem to enjoy her but I find it challenging. 376 more words

Introvert