My name is Richard and I am a boredom eater 

A break from Work I have been off this week. Quite apart from the obvious 2 or 3 walks with Stella I have noticed I have eaten less than I would have done if I were at work. I’m hoping for a good loss when I step on the scales tomorrow. Why have I eaten …

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Let’s test yourself go for a Run

First Run for a while On the Run again Having bought some of the most comfortable trainers I have ever warn, from Adidas, they have a soft collar rather than a tongue. I decided to test myself this morning, my first run for ages, only a total of about a mile, but it felt good …

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Friday night wander 

  Somebody wants her Wander Wrong number It turns out Stella is actually going to be eleven in November. She’s 2 years older than we thought. It’s a dull grey, windy, Friday evening and Stella and I are doing the Garrison Wander. Strangely quiet It’s strangely quiet, but then I suppose people are getting ready …

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Motivational thoughts 

Motivation I have been thinking about motivatìon a lot lately; How do I keep things going when I’m demoralised How do I keep myself motivated in general and other equally big questions Well I like to mix things up, as many o my readers know I walk a lot, mainly with My dog,  Stella and …

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A chilly evening walk in Fridaywoods 

A 4am start saw me in Stockport by 9am this morning a few miles from a certain footballers appearance in magistrates court and a visit to Fridaywoods is pending. Well I’m home after a 470 mile roundtrip I have a rather nice dinner of chicken, veg and (My favourite) new potatoes. Now Stellas on the …

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Indian Summer my arse

Well it’s a week or so since my Indian Summer post, I  couldn’t have been more wrong. Today the summer‘s fans go back on the loft and whilst I’m up there I’ll move the Christmas decorations nearer the hatch. As Stella and I begin our Sunday morning trek the heaters are both on in the …

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Why do apps help motivation and achievement 

The most recent app added to this page on my phone is active 10, aiming to get users moving for 10 minutes above their normal pace. It’s visual markers of success are simple and motivation and achievement is inspired as you simply to see the light green panel turn darker, twice a day for me at …

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