A good year – 2018 – day 203

Woke with the back in much the same condition. The Nurofen is helping. Continued on the day from the previous day with the work on the Pilgrimage, Bushwalking Club stuff and the like. Surveyed the lawn and garden n decided not much work needed due to being winter and I can look after my back. … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 203

A good year – 2018 – day 202

Woke with a pain in my back. Was it from the unusual gait while dealing with the blisters? is it the sciatic nerve inflamed? Have it exascerbated the slipped L1 vertebrae as it has slightly slipped forward on C1 anyway? Decided to have a day at home to rest the back. Caught up on the … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 202

Preparing for Juice Fast

This is out of the ordinary for my daily blogs, but I thought to give a view of the lifestyle change I am about to undertake. The opportunity Here I am in church an an announcement is made about Diabetic Health Clinic being held at the Redcliffe Seventh Day Adventist Church, and pamphlets were out … Continue reading Preparing for Juice Fast

A good year – 2018 – day 198

First work day of the working week for me. Bit of trouble walking with the blisters, but luckily have a selection of shoes.  So I hobbled into work and dealt with the day. After work went and sorted out the BVRT Trek4DQ finances.  Once sorted it was home, do some bible study and off to … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 198

A good year – 2018 – day 197

Woke after a good nights sleep. Had breakfast and thought about the session I missed last night with the Diabetic Health Clinic.   Packed the car and paid up for the accommodation and then went to Esk to deliver the portaloo to Brisbane Valley Hire and Sales. Once delivered, then we drove to Milton to … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 197

A good year – 2018 – day 196

The last day of the trek.  Woke early to meet at Esk at 5.00am, to then drive to Lowood for the start of the trek. Arrived in Lowood to a large crowd. The 25km walkers are eager to go! Once gathered and briefed, the group which had more than doubled headed off to Fernvale. The … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 196

A good year – 2018 – day 195

Woke to a very cold morning, at 4.30 am. I am so pumped for the second day’s walk.  After removing the ice from the car it was time to drive to Esk. The temperature was about -2 degrees as I alighted from the car at Pipeliner Park in Esk.  I greeted those there and met … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 195

A good year – 2018 – day 194

Woke to a very cold morning, at 3.30 am. I am so pumped for the first day's walk. Spent time on the laptop checking for last-minute updates before beginning the trek.   Had breakfast and then realised I had forgotten my Lovan medication. Oh well, hope I last the four days. Once showered, dressed and … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 194

A good year – 2018 – day 193

Today is the day! Spent the morning packing and getting the gear together for the BVRT Trek 4 DQ 2018. This meant thinking about three full days of walking and to combat blisters, cramps and knee problems; and enough layers for the cold mornings. Therefore more socks, and jumpers. With the car packed, headed off … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 193

A good year – 2018 – day 192

This is Australian National Diabetes Week 2018 day 3. #NDW2018  #ItsAboutTime. Woke late after a brilliant nights sleep. Did some chores around the home. Mowed the back lawn and prepared the caravan to be moved back to allow for trimming and fixing up of the collapsing embankment between the van and the side fence. Legs … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 192