Well, it is official. On Friday 9 February 2018 I let my team leader know I will not be renewing my contract which ends on 28th February 2018. I am now excited and very scared at the same time. On the 5 March 2018 I am due to start training as a live-in carer. I will...read more
When we are over 40 it is possible to have fun. Laugh, enjoy life and make the most of every day we have left on this earth - isn't it? Some days I wonder. Really. Is it really possible to change after 40? Maybe life should remain just as it is now, get up and go to...read more
It has taken me a while to figure out what 2018 will be about for me and recently I have had to live this phrase so it made sense to choose it. Back in 2016 I made the decision to make my life vision about enjoying more EXPERIENCES. I wanted my life to be filled with...read more
Thought I would share a day of plant-based eating with you, just to show you that even in February I am keeping to my desire to eat less animals and more plants. It was actually me listening to my body that made me to focus even more on eating this way. It has been...read more
I wanted to show what a plant-based diet day of eating looks like in this video and provide a bit of an update. It was a bit of a foggy day so I stayed in. This is my attempt to share more of what I like to eat and also share some information on Heather who has lost...read more
Happy 2018. I thought I would start the New Year with a Zestizm update and a quick outline of what I am aiming to achieve in 2018. Of course the best laid plans can sometimes be shot to hell but I am giving it a go. Adventures, group activities and fitness are my main...read more
In this video I focus on how I want to redefine age by being strong not saggy. I am taking my motivation from the young women who want to be strong not skinny, which is a great goal to achieve. Rather than focusing on being skinny and having no lean muscle and...read more
My Flash Fiction Stories
I read this great analogy about people entering the third age (apparently that starts over 40) and how we are either taking off or landing. Most of the time we are landing because we believe, especially when we hit 50, that it is time to slow down. Well, that got me...
The three terms, change, transition, transformation provide us with a clear sense of how permanent change happens. It is easy to change and then revert back to old habits. This happens a lot during weight loss (for example) but real change only happens when what has...
Each time we see the need to let go of something -- a bad habit that drags us down, an unsatisfactory relationship, a career choice that can't complete us in the way we dreamed it would, or maybe unrealistic expectations of ours about others that eventually spoil our...