Slacking again !!!

I keep trying … I keep forgetting … But I won’t give up !

I haven’t posted for a while, but I just thought I’d give you a mega quick update as to where I am at in January 2012 :)

I had a fantastic Yule … followed by a great Christmas … rounded off with a lovely, chilled New Year :)

Getting back into beading has been very slow, but I think I am finally beginning to gain some momentum.
Accounts must be done next week, but I shall be back at the torch once they’re all done :)

Right … present day stuff :)

I am slowly but surely beginning to make improvements to my health … I have started walking with Rob.
I don’t mean doing the whole getting off the bus a stop early … round to the shop, etc, but some proper Peak District walking … I am loving it !!! It does, however, highlight just how unfit I have become over the years.

Rob and me were talking last week, and decided on a goal … a really challenging, but tangible goal …. Hopefully, by May this year, I will be walking up Mount Snowdon ! A challenge like this calls for some serious getting fit, so we are getting out and about and taking on some more challenging (well for me), walks.
I have noticed an improvement in my overall fitness over the past 6 months, so now it’s time to start pushing myself :)

Although I am REALLY bad at maintaining this blog, I have decided to set up a new blog, just to document my progress between now and my Snowdon attempt. More for my own benefit I think, but I’d also like to share any progress I make, just to prove that if I can do it, then maybe you can :)

I am 40 years old … I smoke … I am overweight, but I do like my food and the odd beer, I have a bad back most days, and my knees are a wee bit buggered … I am still determined that I can do it though !

I won’t necessarily waffle on, on this new blog … I want to share links to the walks that I attempt, week by week … I may add photo’s too …. more than anything else, I’d like to have a visual record of the places I have walked and the fitness I have gained :)

So off I trot to set up a new blog page .. You don’t have to follow it really though … but I thought it would just be nice to share places and progress with you guys :)

Off I pop … I shall leave you with a couple of recent photo’s …

Solstice sunrise at Arbor Low, Derbyshire

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December snow at The Roaches
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The Roaches on a grey day
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