Bedroom update


I hadn’t realised that I hadn’t updated the master bedroom after my post from ages ago about renovating it. We have now done the following take the old, crappy wall paper off the wall (you can see all the bubbles and pulls on it) get someone in to skim over the artex on the ceiling…

Gluten-free, dairy-free banana bread


Since giving up gluten and dairy a few weeks ago (nutritionist suggested before everyone accuses me of jumping on bandwagons*)  I’ve been considering whether to just stop baking and be militant about not having ‘treats’ but really, life would be so depressing if the only treat available was a Waygu meatball or a ribeye steak.…

Sprint 1 burn down chart…


As of yesterday, one leg is substantially larger than the other one as I have injured a calf muscle quite dramatically. It’s been aching for a while but yesterday (during my 1 scary thing, competing in the Crossfit Open), I have managed to injure it by skipping. I did however finish the skipping by just…

March sprint planning


I’m really just going to run my life in sprints now, I think it will make life interesting. Or exceptionally dull depending on your level of geekitude. Start small, think big. 2 week sprints, 25 story points per sprint, and I’ll pull in items from my life backlog which I’ll store on Trello. Story points…

February progress report


I did start Feb with a very optimistic frame of mind which steadily dropped down as the month progress. Possibly due to Vitamin D dropping after our sunny South American trip but also possibly issues with medication I have been taking. I was down a few lbs at the end of January and was feeling…

February goals


After my success of Jan goals, where I write short term goals out rather than big year long goals, I’m definitely sticking with it as it’s keeping me more accountable and less distracted by other things. FOOD + carbs are lower, calories are lower and I’m doing 5lbs in Jan. Goal for Feb is another…