Thoughts on my first week of the reset

I don't intend to do a weekly update but I thought I might as well this first week and whenever I do feel I have something to chat about. So how have I done? Pretty well I think. I definitely needed a new set of goals, smaller and more manageable to help get my head … Continue reading Thoughts on my first week of the reset

Motivation to lose weight

Health and fitness – May 2017

Here we go, the reset that I mentioned in my last health and fitness post. Obviously the starting stats aren't going to be great, that's the point of needing this reset but it will make it look better when I succeed this time, right? As I said in the previous post, I'm going to include … Continue reading Health and fitness – May 2017

Health and Fitness post #10 01/04/2017 – A fresh start to the health posts

I'm making a change. Well actually a lot of changes but little ones. Nothing has been working so far and I know entirely why; I keep making excuses, then get annoyed when I inevitably take a step backwards and make more excuses as to why it's failing or then go on a super huge change … Continue reading Health and Fitness post #10 01/04/2017 – A fresh start to the health posts

Discharged

Today marks exactly 6 months and 2 days from diagnosis of my blood clot and it was my final INR check at the anti-coagulation clinic. I came off the warfarin a week ago and had to check in today to make sure that my blood had gone back down to an INR of 1.0, the … Continue reading Discharged

Fitness weight month 9

Health and fitness post #9 01/03/2017

I'm late, I know! But I did take all the measurements on the day I needed to, I've just had a horrible week or two and couldn't face doing this post as well as I know I've basically undone all the good work I did in February. Weight loss goals Not happy with myself at … Continue reading Health and fitness post #9 01/03/2017

Coping with a clot

I had my final INR check a couple of days ago before I come off my warfarin. It's five and a half months since I was diagnosed and I'm still struggling to comprehend and cope with it. A lot goes on in your mind and I'm hoping by posting this that maybe it will help … Continue reading Coping with a clot

Warfarin

30 days to go

The time is counting down and the questions are racking up. Only 30 more days until I should be coming off the warfarin. 21/03/2017. My last INR check was 02/02/2017 and was fine as they have been for a couple of months now so my next one is 02/03/2017 which also happens to be my … Continue reading 30 days to go