Stay Radical and Repair

My friend Sadie contacted me and asked whether her slipper boots could be saved. Of course I agreed, not knowing the extent of the damage but excited to start the project. This is the first time I’ve been asked to mend an item that wasn’t from someone in my immediate family. I was a bit…

28th January: Red January

Today has been a busy one for sure. I’ve never achieved over 16k steps or 73 mins of activity?! Crazy. Day full of gardening, cleaning, 2 loads of washing, cooking, hoovering the house, washing up, making lunch and mopping the floors.  What can I say… I’m glad I’m now sitting down haha.

Red January: Update

I’ve been busy doing my 15 mins (atleast) of activity but not had time to blog about it. Things I’ve been doing: Gardening 20 min walk Stretches Exercise bike Cleaning the whoooole house So yeah, it’s been going well and nearly every day I’ve been hitting atleast 10000 steps, which is great. I’m definitely more…

15th January: Red January

Activity Level: low-moderateActivities: cleaning the kitchen & 20 mins exercise bikeLocation: home15 mins target met?: yesFitbit readout: see below Additional Activities: 5 squats (my knees need a rest, so I needed to do less) Stretches/yoga 20 mins on exercise bike Cleaned kitchen Walking to and from buses I’m trying to incorporate 20 minutes of activity instead of the standard…

14th January: Red January

Activity Level: low-moderateActivities: cleaning the kitchen & 10 mins exercise bikeLocation: home15 mins target met?: yesFitbit readout: see below Additional Activities: 5 squats (my knees need a rest, so I needed to do less) Stretches/yoga 10 mins on exercise bike (wanted to do more but I’ve got a banging headache) I’m learning quite a lot about my motivation, thought…

Week Roundup & 13th January: Red January

The start of the 3rd week and I’m going in strong. I feel really motivated and I’m enjoying the exercises. I’m finding 15 minutes really manageable and I’m surprised and happy how all the 15 minutes add up. I’m trying to mix up the activities that I do to give myself variation and to work…

11th & 12th January: Red January

Busy, busy weekend and falling asleep in my son’s room while getting him to sleep meant that I haven’t have much time for stuff. So here’s a post about my weekend Red January.

10th January: Red January

I missed out days 8 & 9 because illness and life. So here I am, starting at day 10. Still ill but trying 🙂 Activity Level: moderateActivities: gardening, hoovering & tidyingLocation: home15 mins target met?: yesFitbit readout: see below Additional Activities: General cleaning and tidying up (hoovering through, washing up etc) 50 squats At least 20 minutes of gardening Rearranging…