Big walk day 09 Mar 2021

Woke to a hot and humid day. I did my usual routine, until lunchtime I decided to go for a walk. The walk went almost around the periphery of my suburb, a distance of 9.9 km. The walk was progressing well, until a storm cell appeared. I decided it was time to head home. Once … Continue reading Big walk day 09 Mar 2021

Technology playing up 08 Mar 2021

Got up early and had breakfast. Fed the guinea pigs, washed dishes and clothes. At the time to take my daughter to school, she decided to go on her own. So I stayed home and took care of reports etc. from the previous day. The next thing I knew it was lunch time and having … Continue reading Technology playing up 08 Mar 2021

Clean Up Australia 07 Mar 2021

Woke early and collected the items needed for today as it was Clean Up Australia Day at the Deception Bay Conservation Park. The were showers around, so I expected no one else would turn up. Anyway I was ready to go and remove rubbish that I had collected at the Bushcare to remove. So had … Continue reading Clean Up Australia 07 Mar 2021

Bring Back Memories 04 Mar 2021

Woke and had breakfast. I decided to take a shower before taking my daughter to school and then continue on to go shopping. Well that was the plan. Seems I took longer than expected and my daughter left on her own. But it was showery again, so a trip to the shops was needed as … Continue reading Bring Back Memories 04 Mar 2021

Day of showers 03 March 2021

Started the day with breakfast and a walk to school. Kept going after dropping my daughter off at school and covered 7.8 km around my neighbourhood. I wake every morning with a tender heel, and once walking it is fine. It is not a spur as I have had it before and could not walk … Continue reading Day of showers 03 March 2021

Off I go 02 March 2021

Woke up and proceeded to start the day with breakfast, a shower, and take my daughter to school. My daughter wasn't up to school, so I left with shopping bags and the intent to do some distance for the Great Ocean Virtual Challenge for Diabetes. I walked to the shops via the bike track, adding … Continue reading Off I go 02 March 2021

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 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