Shocking News!

Yesterday I went to the doctor for my wrist. It has been bothering me…especially with all the painting, mowing and cleaning. Sometimes it is even hard to grip things and I get tingling.

But none of that was as worrisome as stepping on the scales! What I saw was truly an awakening.

Oh, I knew that I had put on some weight since moving in with Cookie Monster. I mean I am actually cooking three meals a day plus…cookies…cakes…pancakes…and all the rest. It was as if after five years of having no one to cook for (no, I did not cook for me) I was trying to catch up.

But I had no idea it was THAT bad.

Healthier Living: American Style

This Frugal Fam core value is my number one worry about moving back to the USA for several reasons. The first and biggest is NHS. I know that media and people are constantly berating the quality of NHS. But having had HMO’s and Medi-Cal in the past, I can’t say enough how wonderful I haveContinue reading “Healthier Living: American Style”

Biking to school/work…

With the lovely spring-like weather that London has been having, I commented to my husband that it was like an ant hill that had been stomped on…everyone was swarming out. But the sun lifts our moods as we spend more time in it, making more Vitamin D and melatonin. One great way of taking advantageContinue reading “Biking to school/work…”