Friday, 15 June 2018


CLICKETY CLICK.......CLICKETY CLACK. The FFF train is speeding along the track.

As it pulls into station 2....0 there is a roar from the crowd to welcome everyone.

The contestants approach the judges desk to hand in their weekly reports. Jumping for joy they are all told the good news of their success during the week.

Then an announcement is heard from the station master ALL ABOARD!

Everyone scrambles back on excitedly heading towards the next station. When they look back to notice one contestant waving the train off with a sad look on her face.

She then turns into the out stretched arms of her wonderful man who exclaims
'You've tried your best darling, now its time to rest.'

They then walk off hand in hand into the beautiful sunset.

 Thank you so  much Fondles for inspiring us  to a healthier life style.  I've enjoyed every minute and loved learning new things along the way with all your links.

This is my time to hop off, maybe I will re-join further down the track, who knows.  Until then I wish you all the best of luck on your journeys towards a better you. 

Thank you
Hugs Lindy xx

Saturday, 9 June 2018



Still going strong after 19 weeks although hanging on by my finger nails this week. You see my Bear loves to bake, so I suggested he bake a cake for me to take to my Friday aqua class.  Trouble with this he baked TWO,  not just one BUT two experimental cakes during the week to perfect THE cake. Why is this trouble you may ask, he wanted me to be his taste tester.  So this week has involved way to much cake.


Monday we went for our usual adventure interstate to shop as someone had broken the toilet. OOPS!  Maybe it was all that cake. LOL! We seem to be a target in South Australia for both  bag checks and drivers aiming for us on zebra crossings.  Standing in a long line of customers it always feels like they ask us only to search our bags.  Why on earth would we spend around $100 in your shop then steal an item, its pick on the Victorians, right!

 Monday I almost tripled my step count by the time we walked here, there and everywhere.

Tuesday was my usual aqua class

Wednesday I skipped tai chi for a meet up with my local photography friends.  We had a lovely day meeting firstly for lunch, then went to our botanical gardens to take photos. Ending our day in a different café for cake and tea.

Friday another aqua class where I took Bears cake which was a huge success. Yay!  Now the girls have asked for more. 

Bear bought a new flavour of chips for us to try. Smiths Chinese Peking Duck.  After a delicious dinner which my resident chef cooked, we ate these chips with a glass of wine. Obviously our stomachs are more delicate the older we age, as we were both so sick after them.  Today I'm veging out trying to recover. Will stick to plain chips from now on and only on special occasions.

Its a long weekend here as we celebrate the Queens birthday (Queen Victoria) apparently. Hopefully the weather stays nice as we're planning a picnic Monday. 

The scales have been good again going down a fraction, which makes me happy.

Have a good weekend everyone. 
Hugs Lindy xx

Friday, 1 June 2018

FFF 18


I usually try to have my FFF check in ready on a Thursday so I can post it Friday.  I think I blinked as I can't believe its  Friday already.  Guess that's what happens when you are busy, busy, busy.

Monday we went on a lovely picnic, then checked out the shops in a little town 75kms from here. It was a glorious day,  sunny blue skies with top temp reaching into the 20c/68f.   I managed to find my wedding outfit with a stamp of approval from my Bear. Also we did a lot of walking so my step count was good.  Oh yes almost forgot we had afternoon tea in a café, so once again Lindy ate cake. LOL! I couldn't resist the caramel slice as its the first one I've had since being coeliac.

You wouldn't believe it had been such a nice day Monday, when we woke up Tuesday to dismal grey skies, thunderstorms and strong winds. I was very tempted to stay home from my aqua class but I braved the elements to go.  Turned out to be a fun class, so I was happy I attended.

Wednesday was tai chi day.  I was very good as didn't go out for cake and coffee afterwards, can you believe. That day I was in and out all day. Firstly for a hair cut, home for lunch, then tai chi, after that Bear took me to buy some aqua shoes. So my step count was pretty good.

Thursday my step count is always up as we do the grocery shopping.

Bear is trying to practice making a good sponge cake for when our daughter comes to visit during the school holidays.  So he busied himself making one Thursday night for me to take to my aqua class Friday morning.  Unfortunately or maybe fortunately for me, the tins were too small.  The cake rose and spilled over the sides. So even though I couldn't take it along to my class it was most appreciated by me.  He has filled it with lemon curd and mascarpone, YUM!

Cake anyone?

Friday morning aqua class  was really good. As I don't start eating until around midday on my 16/8  IF diet, I was starving half way through  class.  Arrived home to find my Bear had prepared brunch for both of us.  My man  spoils me!

Total count this week 3 exercise classes.
Plenty of steps.
Decluttered  and cleaned the cupboard under the kitchen sink.
Scales went down around 1kg/ 2.2 pounds.

Despite eating cake all the exercising is helping me to lose weight.

Today is the first day of winter down under and boy did we know it. My phone told me it was 2.9c feels like 0.4c at 7am this morning.  I think we are in for a long, cold winter from the very start. Mother nature has been hormonal lately, think she has finally shown her true colours.  Hope you are all enjoying your warmer weather in the northern hemisphere.  Stay warm all my friends down under in Australia and New Zealand.

Have a good weekend.
Hugs Lindy xx


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