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Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-22-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
off to clean up the bulging sink but then after...

off to clean up the bulging sink
but then after that i only need to put finishing touches to packing and us lot are going away for 3 nights
i DIDN' T book a self catering accomodation after all...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
today i washed the sheets from another bed ...

today i washed the sheets from another bed
swept and mopped the kitchen floor (just before having a visitor for coffee and long discussion)
the children had to vaccum the rest of the flat & i...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
got DD2 to pick up stuff from floor & clear...

got DD2 to pick up stuff from floor & clear dining room table = was able to wet wipe it at long last (we don't use it for dining obviously ...)
planning to vaccum tomorrow
today i changed sheeds...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-21-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By IsaFrench
132.71 ... that Halloween party on Sunday...

132.71 ... that Halloween party on Sunday afternoon was NOT a good idea foodwise .....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-20-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
did some of my weekly tasks yesterday Sunday ...

did some of my weekly tasks yesterday Sunday

... but today, no cleaning , just two loads of laundry & folding yesterday's line dried load
+ food shopping and making a vegetable soup + baking a...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-19-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,550
Posted By IsaFrench
when it comes to diet, i now try to follow the...

when it comes to diet, i now try to follow the recommendations of a british nutritionist called Zoe Harcombe; her ideas helped me shed more than 10 lb, with very little effort, enjoying my food in...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-19-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By IsaFrench
just an apple ? i admire you .... took part in a...

just an apple ? i admire you .... took part in a kiddies Halloween party this afternoon and tucked in quite a few dishes ... so not sure what number it is going to be tomorrow morning ......
Forum: France   10-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By IsaFrench
do they really take the time to do one inspection...

do they really take the time to do one inspection every year ? for every homeschooler ? didn 't think so ....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 8,923
Posted By IsaFrench
i have one too !!! ... and have stopped counting...

i have one too !!! ... and have stopped counting for too many months ... and much slowed down my getting rid of stuff ...now, two weeks of half term school holiday ...how am i going to find the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,714
Posted By IsaFrench
i see some nitty gritty head lice metal comb sold...

i see some nitty gritty head lice metal comb sold on line
apparently in the US you seem to also have a cheaper competitor comb called Nit free terminator lice comb
Forum: France   10-16-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By IsaFrench
i don't think you would have any trouble,...

i don't think you would have any trouble, especially if only staying for a short stay of 3 to 6 months ....in France, making sure your kids get some sort of education IS compulsory, making sure they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,714
Posted By IsaFrench
the above post was all about removal now, if...

the above post was all about removal
now, if you are often in contact with people who have lice, you're bound to catch some again at some point in the future ...
... since you don't usually ask...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,714
Posted By IsaFrench
2 years experience with lice, wish i had found...

2 years experience with lice, wish i had found out earlier ... am now using nitty gritty comb (with a spiral groove in each teeth)
it removes ALL; adults, juveniles too small to spot, eggs ....
it...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-13-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By IsaFrench
first weigh in for this challenge : 131 lb i'm...

first weigh in for this challenge : 131 lb
i'm 5 foot 1 and aiming to reach 121 to 123 lb .... eventually ...after hitting a plateau for quite a few months ... but it's been at least 18 months...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
by all means, join in .... well done with your...

by all means, join in ....
well done with your 4 sessions for today !!!

only did laundry, shopping, washing up, meals more or less from scratch (+ went to the cineam too !)
no picking up nor...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
second non walking day, still a bit sore...

second non walking day, still a bit sore actually,
today, only managed to mop the kitchen floor on top of the usual daily tasks ....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-09-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
yesterday i took my house guest to some very...

yesterday i took my house guest to some very scenic costal area (we walked for about 6 hours) & today we went all accross a mountain range for a whopping 9 hours in a row = these days, i mainly...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By IsaFrench
please count me in again ... this plateau i've...

please count me in again ...
this plateau i've hit since spring time is annoying
but, on the other hand, i only have 6 to 8 pounds to loose by now
AND ... i've not been following properly the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
today only did daily tasks again ... spent a...

today only did daily tasks again ...
spent a little too much time at the computer ... plus socialising with an aquaintance (= good for my morale ....)
so still quite a lot of sorting out and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-06-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,575
Posted By IsaFrench
exactly so .... now, hoping NOT to loose...

exactly so ....
now, hoping NOT to loose momentum in between the end of this challenge and the start of the next challenge .....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,575
Posted By IsaFrench
131 lb again, me too = not at all where i was...

131 lb again,
me too = not at all where i was hoping to be
& quite a few stress related issues lately ...

hoping to carry on trying (next medical appointment = early Nov.)
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-04-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
today Saturday i did already 3 x 15 min sessions ...

today Saturday i did already 3 x 15 min sessions
- scrubed all surfaces in bathroom
- deep clean of the (separate) toilet (including frames high up with weird dirt marks ?????)
- all the washing...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
my 15 min yesterday was ... clearing up the sink...

my 15 min yesterday was ... clearing up the sink after DS and I went for evening rolllerblading class
i was tired but glad i did it in the end ...
now, my sister is coming to visit in a few days...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-30-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,575
Posted By IsaFrench
131 lb yet again .... am getting annoyed with...

131 lb yet again .... am getting annoyed with myself for repeatedly making poor food choices for weeks and weeks ... but then, that's one way for me to cope with the stressful situations i'm facing...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-27-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,110
Posted By IsaFrench
haven't done much besides the basics for the last...

haven't done much besides the basics for the last 10 days ... but am up to date on paperwork for all 3 schools which my 3 children attend ... so i feel acomplished in a way ....
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