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Forum: Organize & Declutter   Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
just my usual daily tasks today (about 15 min in...

just my usual daily tasks today (about 15 min in the morning & 15 min in the late afternoon)

but i plucked coriander out of a fresh bunch baught at the market (was rather slow doing that today,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   Yesterday, 01:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By IsaFrench
found a easier card game (for playing with DD2)...

found a easier card game (for playing with DD2) which i must have baught about 2 years ago whilst decluttering = i now have a drawer with easy games options (just above my newly cleaned and cleaned...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
have gathered 3 bags that were gathering dust &...

have gathered 3 bags that were gathering dust & need to wash and dressed and get the children ready to go out in order to drop off the 3 bags within 50 min
= i need to get off the computer too !!!!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 01:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,857
Posted By IsaFrench
was 126.76 last week back up to 128.3 today ...

was 126.76 last week
back up to 128.3 today
(but i know why ...did well on a few days on the 5:2 diet but overwhelmed myself with social activities + trying to declutter + cleaning stuff + trying...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 5,727
Posted By IsaFrench
am hoping to take 3 bags to my nearest charity...

am hoping to take 3 bags to my nearest charity drop off point this morning ... they operate on reduced hours in the summer ...
one of this bag has been sitting in a corner for a while & i never...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
so, as for cleaning ... i didn't quite time...

so, as for cleaning ... i didn't quite time myself but i felt that i hardly stopped today ....
- finally managed to give a good clean to the kitchen tiles + took down the washthings caddy and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By IsaFrench
watching these extreme hoarder shows ...doesn't...

watching these extreme hoarder shows ...doesn't quite spur me on ... it encourages me to crochet baby blankets whilst sitting in front of the TV and "robs" me of my sleep ... i don't have a precise...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-26-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By IsaFrench
no to your last question ... that kind of...

no to your last question ... that kind of combining ... is only for phase 3, = when you have already lost all the weight you want to loose, ... and in moderation (otherwise you put back on the weight...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By IsaFrench
no, am still not decluttering ... the best i seem...

no, am still not decluttering ... the best i seem to manage for today is ... reading about other people decluttering !!!
+ last night, i watched more than half of one of these TV shows about extreme...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-24-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By IsaFrench
am a mothering mom growing older too .... i...

am a mothering mom growing older too ....

i just turned 51 and my youngest is only 7 ....

+ got chemically induced menopause about 3 years ago when i underwent chemotherapy for breast cancer...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-24-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
what's not so good is that the printer seems to...

what's not so good is that the printer seems to be no longer working & i had promised a printed sheet to a veggie seller at the market wherei'm about to stroll to & also to the lady walking two dogs...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
what i do with vinegar actually is buy several...

what i do with vinegar actually is buy several bottles in advance, pour off a little bit, slice a lemon in 8 lenghtwise and introduce the 8 slices of lemon in the bottle, one at a time, put the cap...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-22-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
managed the hanging sides of the vinyl tablecloth...

managed the hanging sides of the vinyl tablecloth today ... but still NOT the wall tiles
on the other hand i managed :
- to get all 3 kids sitting at the kitchen table at the same time for 35 min...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
ok, i managed to wipe most surfaces in the...

ok, i managed to wipe most surfaces in the kitchen, except the wall tiles and the hanging sides of the vinyl tablecloth ...

what worked for me today is that i set up DD1 to do 30 min of summer...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-21-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
another delay tactic of mine ....decide i "need"...

another delay tactic of mine ....decide i "need" to sit and watch a specific TV program on Sunday evening "to relax" after the emotional stress of the week end ....get my current crochet project .......
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-21-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,857
Posted By IsaFrench
126.76 lb = 57.5 kg am so glad to have been...

126.76 lb
= 57.5 kg
am so glad to have been able to get below 130 again .... one of my regular doctor visit is tomorrow, was hoping for a loss
(6 weeks ago, at my last visit, i think i was...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
started making bite size little pastry things...

started making bite size little pastry things which stay in the oven for 20 minutes SO THAT i would spend 20 min cleaning the bathroom (wall tiles not wiped for AGES) ...it worked ! actually spent 20...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-19-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
spent 40 min removing ice and cleaning the 3...

spent 40 min removing ice and cleaning the 3 drawers of our freezer so that i could store properly all the meat packets i got half price on the short sell by date rack .....
should try decluttering...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-16-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 5,727
Posted By IsaFrench
i totally need to start posting again ...haven't...

i totally need to start posting again ...haven't been counting lately but haven't got rid of much either ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 981
Posted By IsaFrench
thread starter here .... presently away on...

thread starter here .... presently away on holiday but major decluttering awaits me upon my return ... as well as some deep cleaning alongside the daily tasks ..
so should be able to post from...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-14-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,194
Posted By IsaFrench
i would send them now !!!!

i would send them now !!!!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-13-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,857
Posted By IsaFrench
can't think what my weight will be at next weigh...

can't think what my weight will be at next weigh in (for me, maybe rather Thursday or Friday this week, if not Monday week)
after being with muslim part of family during ramadan & making and tasting...
Forum: Gardening   07-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By IsaFrench
well, these 3 pots of kale on my balcony have...

well, these 3 pots of kale on my balcony have been good to me = i've had about 20 leaves in my mixed salad most days since i last posted (6 weeks ago ?) which prompted me to find a more local...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-08-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,857
Posted By IsaFrench
congratulations to all those who lost weight this...

congratulations to all those who lost weight this past week
my loss will hardly register (100 grams !)
so that's 131.17 (instead of 131.21 last week ....)
too much stress, too little sleep and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 272
Posted By IsaFrench
am definitely not anywhere near your route (back...

am definitely not anywhere near your route (back living in Europe ...) but you are one of the people posting whose comments in any discussion i was always eager to read (did lots of lurking before...
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