Being 40 Plus

I have lived with this fact for 9 years! Which fact? Being 40 of course! In fact I am in my 50th year and I feel […]

192 years old and in Paris – what to do?

So what do four women, combined age of 192, when in one of the worlds most visited tourist cities, do with themselves? They talk (a lot) […]

What Are you Doing for You in 2016?

January is almost over, some of your New Year’s Resolutions will already be old news and very soon the kids go back to school. So what […]

Yeah, it sucks to be female and over 40!

Important information on weight loss after 40, and what to do to maintain healthy weight into middle age and beyond. If you miss the days when […]

Will I – or Won’t I – Ever Enjoy Open Water Swimming?

I keep needing to reassure myself that I can do this openwater swimming thing. So every Thursday morning I wake up early, I tell myself that […]

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway!

Feel the fear and do it anyway – the title of a rather famous motivational mindset book which I read 10 years ago and cast aside. […]

Do I still have an Olympic in me at 48?

An Olympic? An Olympic What? An Olympic triathlon!!! What the? Well – the background to this story is that 13 years ago I was a fairly […]

An inspiration for us all

On 19th October 2014 my husband, 43 year old Giles, completed his first ever half iron man. Most of us know this as a fairly grueling […]

What Have We Gone and Done Now?

Yesterday Giles Signed up for a half iron man in 4 months time. Today he is in bed at 7pm with a headache. We weighed him […]