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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Week review - week 1

My weekly review is a little late, because frankly I have been so busy. But I'm here now. Last week I started my new diet, and also started back at the gym. I probably hadn't been for about four months, but it felt good to go back and get back into the swing of it. I have lost two pounds in a week, which I'm happy about, but would like to keep it up. I plan to also take up some spinning and Zumba classes at my gym, just to mix it up a little as I get bored easily.
You may have noticed I got a blog redesign lately! I am very happy with it, thank you Faye! I wanted something a little bit different and she definitely delivered. Let me know your thoughts on it.

In other news I am trying to make the most of London while I am still here. I have been living in London for 18 months, but you never know what the future holds. Winter makes me a bit too comfortable, and I like exploring and getting out. My favourite time to do this is in the summer, when it's warmer and longer nights. But I will persevere and make the most of it now. On Saturday I went to Harrods, Covent Garden and Leicester Square. On Sunday I went to Island Gardens, Canary Wharf and West India Quay. I was sightseeing, shopping and testing out my camera. I am trying to get some iconic shots of London to make into prints for my walls. If you can think of any I should visit then let me know.

Things are gearing up for my wedding. A lot of the stuff is booked and ready. I spent a lot of time over Christmas and New Year's sorting it out. I still have invitations to sort, which I plan to do this weekend. This time is makign me feel very philosophical and assessing a lot of things in my life and future. I do have some big things happening, which I am very excited about, and think will shock some people, but I want to keep it under wraps for now until it is definite.

Let me know how your week has been so far!
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  1. I'm finding it hard to get back into healthy eating after Christmas, I keep being tempted by leftover chocolates/biscuits! I got zumba for the wii for Christmas so I'm hoping that will help me get going with exercising again!
    I love London, just wandering around doing nothing in particular and discovering new places is a great way to spend a day. I hope to move there later this year! x

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  2. Normally I do find it difficult after Christmas, but my motivation is that the wedding is three months away, so unfortunately I can't slack! I got rid of all my chocolates and gave them to my family. I just have one Hotel Chocolat bar I am saving til after the wedding as a treat!
    And yes you are right, it is easy just to wander around and discover something new in London. Asif says each stop on the Underground is like a little village in itself with its own character, so it is fun to explore different ones each time.
    Where are you thinking of moving to?

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  3. One of my friends is getting married in the summer so I'm using that as my motivation thinking I'll need to get a new dress in the next few months for it!
    Ideally I'd like to move to Clapham or nearby as I have a few friends living round there and visit quite regularly so have got to know the area. x

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  4. It's always good to have a motivation to focus on. It keeps you going.
    I have never been to Clapham. I live in east London near Stratford, but as you aleady know the area and have friends there it should be an easy transition.

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