First day on Great Ocean Walk

Friday 09/09/2016 - Day 2 - Apollo Bay to Blanket Bay - 24.53 km Awoke early and packed the day pack and the headed up for breakfast. Breakfast consisted of porridge, poached eggs and toast, and coffee. The lunch was the prepared with the ingredients for a salad plus ham, with turkish bread and pita … Continue reading First day on Great Ocean Walk

Off I go

Thursday 08/09/2016 - Day 1 - Travel Day Woke at 4.30am, and finished packing, had breakfast and had a BGL of 4.4. Woke Sue at 5.30 am and went into the girls room to see if anyone else was coming to the airport. Departed home at 5.45 am and started a good run. After crossing … Continue reading Off I go

#GORW2016 Training

Woke early and proceeded to get ready for a training walk with fellow walkers for the Great Ocean Walk 2016 (#GORW2016). The first thing though was to have breakfast, find my clothes for the walk, and decided how much to take. Then I had to do the school run first so left at 7.40 am … Continue reading #GORW2016 Training

Another fundraiser for Diabetes Qld

Woke early and finished packing for Sam Rowe’s Diabetes Qld fundraiser - a Treasure Hunt at Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden at Tanawha. Had breakfast and then changed into my bushwalking pants, Diabetes Qld t-shirt, socks and bushwalking boots. Included was my old mate #gavinswaterbottle. Woke Gemma up and then we headed off. Arrived at the … Continue reading Another fundraiser for Diabetes Qld

Fundraising adventure

Woke early and did final preparations for a fundraising #gavinswaterbottle adventure. Got a bit of gear for today to promote and collect money from attendees. Andy was due at 8.00am to collect me, and finally arrived at 8.30am. As the weather was still overcast, I doubted on the number that might turn up, but still … Continue reading Fundraising adventure

Doin’ my bit for Diabetes Qld

Today was a big day. I have organised a morning tea as a fundraiser for Diabetes Qld #gogreenandgive as part of National Diabetes Week 2016 #NDW2016. I woke early and planned out the day, should I go in early or just catch the normal transport as per the [23 March post]. After procrastinating it turned … Continue reading Doin’ my bit for Diabetes Qld

Where to from here?

Breakfast BGL: 6.0 Meal: Oats and soy with fruit Carbs: 23g Morning Tea BGL: 4.3 Meal: Muesli bars x 2, apple, 2 bananas Carbs: 10g Lunch BGL: 4.2 Meal: 2 x sausage rolls, almond and fruit slice Carbs: 60g Afternoon Tea Meal: Banana, Apple, sweet tarts Carbs: 30g Dinner Meal: Barra and chips and salad … Continue reading Where to from here?

Things are looking up!

Another early morning again and it is cold, well not cold enough to have to rug up, but the coldest morning so far this year. Poor Sue is still suffering. She can’t lie down too long before coughing gets her out of bed. Must remember today to contact Frontier Leadership about the course. Had the … Continue reading Things are looking up!

More fundraising…

Awoke at 3.30am. Bit better, bit wish I could sleep longer. At least its Thursday,one more night of this then I can sleep in on Saturday. BGL this morning was 5.2, so at least everything is OK on that front. Having purchased new walk shoes yesterday, put them on to go in to work. How … Continue reading More fundraising…

Another Tuesday… what else!

Usual Tuesday, up shower, breakfast, dressed and walk to bus stop. Catch the bus to the train and then run like hell to get the train. Translink should have a motto - “Keeping the customers in good running order”. My try and create a meme for it! On arrival at Central made my way out … Continue reading Another Tuesday… what else!