Day 355 – 10 days to go

Wednesday 21st December 2011. woo hoo! 10 days to go to my first ever, year long, NY resolution that worked!! Well in all honesty the ‘stop smoking’ worked better than most years too, the detox went well during the periods I stuck to it (but didn’t revolutionalise my life afterwards!), the recycling and up-cycling was … Continue reading

Diet Day 3

Day 3.  France.  Raining.  So time to go home.  Janine has recovered enough from the oyster poisoning to do lunch today.  La Hune is open after the Christmas break, so it’s time to head down to the marina for a steak before leaving (and a glass or two or red wine).  First off, it’s the … Continue reading

Diet Day 2 – Keep Calm and Walk On

Survived the first 24 hours ‘sans les cigarettes’, but have to say not so successful with everything else.  I did manage to eat most of the listed leftovers yesterday, but there is still a small bowl of trifle and some fois gras lurking in the back of the fridge.  My mum is on her way … Continue reading

I QUIT! – Day 1

The sun is shining, I had a lovely long lie-in, read a book, and am now sitting on my hands trying not to smoke! It’s been a while since I felt like this, I remember as a student on the many occasions I was giving up, in pubs sitting on my hands (in between downing … Continue reading

Lizzi is going ‘Clean’

After the overindulgence of Christmas and New Year, the build up of the kilo’s over the last 12 months, and a general sluggishness in my mood and appearance, it’s time to tackle the overload on my mind and body. 2 days to go…….. first finish all the goodies in the house, smoke and drink myself … Continue reading