As you know I am walking a marathon over 4 weeks to raise funds for The British Heart Foundation and yesterday I walked 1.9 miles to complete walk 4. I met up with 2 of my old work colleagues from, would you believe, almost 13 years ago. We have remained good friends over the years and meet regularly to eat! It was so lovely to walk and talk with the…

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Over the next 4 weeks I am going to complete a full marathon! This is rather a big deal for me as I have a bilateral paralysis of my diaphragm (basically it no longer works.)  I have to sleep on a ventilator and I have restricted lung capacity.  As a result of this I cannot get out of breath so running isn’t an option..but I can walk (more and more…

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Earlier this year (New years day) to be exact, I started Slimming World. I initially had 6 stone 5 lb to lose.  All went really well to begin with and for quite some time. By Easter I had lost 2 stone and was attending classes every Saturday at 8 am. I was pleased as punch and my health felt so much better. I looked better too and had dropped from…

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