Category Archives: Hopewood

Home-Sweet-Home Day – Sunday 24th July

Had to finish packing and checkout by 10am, still trying to finish jigsaw before leaving, return cd’s,dispose of ‘sharps’ and pay….hmm it’s a big day – take a deep breath. Somehow my belonging have expanded and no longer fit into … Continue reading

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Work-Out Day – Saturday 23rd July

Even though I have been doing plenty of exercise classes while at Hopewood I normally have to miss at least one class per day because of appointments….not today! So it’s off for a walk in the great outdoors (45mins) and … Continue reading

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Washing Day – Friday 22nd July

Early morning walk is not doing it for me so have to hit the cross –trainer to get the heart rate up. Morning Blood Sugar is 4.8 so not really shifting despite hardly any carbs…last “health and vitality breakfast” – … Continue reading

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Rainy Day – Thursday 21st July

Wake up to the sound of rain pattering on the roof and quickly jump up and get ready for the ‘morning constitutional’. After a brisk walk it’s back to breakfast, followed by a few pieces of jigsaw and out to … Continue reading

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Relax Day – Wednesday 20th July

Posted late due to temporary DoDo extinction Couldn’t sleep during the night so decided to do the tread mill instead of the outdoor walk and had a bit of a sleep-in listening to the rain on the roof. Blood glucose … Continue reading

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Whoopsie Day – Tuesday 19th July

Whoopsie # 1 – slept in and missed the morning walk, was even too late for a Gym session. Whoopsie # 2 – Got up and raced straight to bathroom forgetting to fill the specimen jar left yesterday for that … Continue reading

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Moving Day – Monday 18th July

Well in terms of the Hopewood Open this is day three moving day – so I made the cut and am now moving through the field….starting with 30mins on the treadmill before paw paw and Blueberries for breakfast…couldn’t face the … Continue reading

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Rest Day – Sunday 17th July

Sunday is the day of rest so I got to sleep in until 7:30 and then off to drink some lemon juice (with water) and to “Salute the Day”. After apologising for having to run out of the previous days … Continue reading

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Sick Day – Saturday 16th July

Up early for a lemon juice starter and off for a morning ‘walk’. Ooops my watch is slower than their clock so everyone has left. Lucky for me Kate also has a dodgy watch and has been on the walk … Continue reading

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D-Day – Friday 15th July

Today is the day I arrive at hopewood. First stop Wallacia for one last cup of coffee and raisin toast at the Peppercorn Cafe (?). Nice log fire and country style furniture. Enough raisin toast for 4 people and margerine … Continue reading

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