No One Here😳

Good Evening world and thanks for tuning in.

What to I have no idea as there is no content.

Been super busy today and looking the same for tomorrow although I hope to post again in the morning.

I was interviewed on TV again so was planning to include the link for my latest appearance instead of a post, however the website that it should be hosted on has not as yet uploaded the video.

Because of this there is nothing to report I am afraid.

One day I will post as prolifically as I once did……!

‘Till tomorrow,

Stay out of the fridge

Well The Votes Are In And It’s Unanimous…..

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to  another day here on Planet Magnet.

Today the sun is shining here in the little town of Wantage in Oxfordshire and I am feeling good if not a little tired and sleepy, but regardless of this tiredness, I must take this seldom seen dry weather, put it to good use and get out there with the dog and get some miles under my belt.

For some reason these past few days have proven difficult to getting a really good walk in with the dog. I know I have been busy but in the past I have always prioritised the walk above all else yet as I say I have struggled to get the walking in. Strange really when you consider how much I enjoy pulling on my boots and setting off on a trail, always looking forward to seeing and hearing the sights and sounds I know I shall experience along the way.

Maybe it is a hangover of this cold of mine but I am definitely struggling to motivate myself into a regular walking pattern. Maybe I am being too hard on myself as I have only really been delinquent for a few days, but since my weight loss, I like many of us fortunate to have this experience, don’t like to be idle at any time, in fact, the other day a friend of mine called me a machine that simply keeps on going and going.
Anyway, what ever the reason might be, I need to get back in the saddle, get rocking the walk and smashing it at the gym.

Oh my life is just so busy….!

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Tasty Tuesday? No. Opinions Not Onions….

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet!

Today the post is quick and easy because there is NOTHING recipe related to write.

I have a confession.

There is NO Tasty Tuesday.


That’s right.

No Tasty Tuesday.

Why not?

Simple really.

For a Tasty Tuesday you need a recipe and ingredients and in my total lack of organisation I have arranged neither. I am a useless article I know so please do your best to forgive the Magnet of this.

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A BIG Thank You To You ALL….

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.
I need to start this days short post off on a very positive note by saying a huge


To you all for your kind words and positivity.

It really did help me.

I was able to man up, take the pain of putting my head in the game and stick it well and truly high above the parapet.

I went to the lunch and I had a WONDERFUL time.

So how crazy is it that I felt like I might be going to expire as I was driving there….?

I know it probably makes absolutely no sense in real terms and no sense to someone who does not feel the feelings us anxious people get but it happens and the only way past it is to take a deep breath and suck it up because if we do that enough we will soon find it first nature and not even second. 

People like us for who we are and that is something we must always remember. Again I know that statement is easier said than done but trust me when I say, if we keep doing the same thing we will keep getting the same results so we must take our heads from the sand.

I am extremely lucky to have a friend who puts up with me and cajoles me and builds me up. She makes things easier for sure and another support that is really amazing is to know that there is real care, love and affection from people whom I have never met and only exist in my life as words.

Yes, I mean you.

So thank you.

‘Till tomorrow,

Stay out of the fridge.

Easter Egg Anxiety….

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet!

It is Easter Sunday!

Relax and take a load off!

Unless of course you are in the frame for providing the big lunch and get together for everyone else…

No, if that’s the case, start panicking and get the stress head ready because after all, when the shops are closed, it is the very day you actually need something….. 😉

As for me, I have been invited to a friends for lunch. I have not met any of the other people going so as ever my anxiety is getting a little unwelcome outing but I shall try to keep that at bay, put my head above the parapet and get on with it.

What is strange is that now matter how far I feel I have come over the past year, at the drop of a hat (or invite to be precise) I can still feel like this.


But it is anxious over the silliest of things.

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One Lump Or Two?

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. Today sees me on day two of the Bank Holiday weekend and travelling to IKEA as I write this whilst sat on a motorway in the back of a friends car which in the UK is where we spend most Bank Holidays attempting travel on gridlocked roads trying to get to destinations we deem nicer than where we live (IKEA not withstanding) so we might enjoy ourselves more than sitting at home watching the rain fall endlessly from grey skies.

Yes my friends that is a Bank Holiday.

At least here in this country it is….

But then there was always a saving grace about wet cold weekends. They allowed me to indulge in one of the few guilty pleasures I have left in my relatively tame new life.

A triple shot medium Latte.

That was until this morning.

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Post On A Bank Holday?

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I hope today see’s you enjoying the fact that we have a day off and the sun has finally and most definitely got his hat on!

So posting on a bank holiday?

Well if I recall correctly the only posting that should be done on a Bank Holiday is the type that that carry signs on them offering directions, installing the ones that require the placing of a fence panel between them or the ones that have us watching the brush fences between them as horses jump and race looking for glory…

So to that end there is nothing here for me to write about so I leave you with a video update in the hope that you might find your way to my Just Giving or Go Fund Me pages and make a donation…..

Go Fund Me is this….


Just Giving is this…..

‘Till tomorrow,

Stay out of the fridge.

Diabesity…. What?

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. Ordinarily this would just be another day farther into the week but because of Easter I am pleased to tell you that today is just like a Friday because tomorrow we rest!

Woo Hoo!!!

So today, seeing as it is the last day of serious time for a few days, has got me thinking about something I heard said the other week on the radio and because Thursday is this weeks Friday (and Friday is the day I get most traffic through the site) I figured I had better post a thought provoking missive that might keep you sustained until the week begins back next Tuesday…..

Yes Tuesday….

So what have I got my knickers in a knot about?

A word is all.


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Better The Gym Than The Insulin….

Good morning word and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I hope today finds you well and ready for the long weekend as we continue to count down the days to Good Friday and the Bank Holiday!!!!

Today I bring you a post that is taken directly from the BBC website having been written by their Health Correspondent Nick Triggle. It discusses the possibility of giving us mere mortals 13 sessions of gym exercise and healthy living training in a bid to save some of the millions spent each year on Diabetes Medication.

“People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle support by the NHS to help them prevent the condition developing.

The new national programme will be launched this spring, with the aim of helping 20,000 people this year.

Patients will be offered 13 sessions focusing on exercise, education and lifestyle changes.

GPs are being asked to identify the people who would benefit the most from the programme.

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Tasty Tuesday – On Top Of Spaghetti….

All covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, when somebody sneezed. It rolled off the table and on to the floor and then my poor meatball it rolled out the door…

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another Tasty Tuesday here on the blog of the Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet! I trust you are well and ready to experience a new kind of heaven brought to you by the creative culinary brain cells of the Magnet.

So what are we making today?

Well even though its in the title, there is no Spaghetti.


Just the meatballs because after a visit to my local friendly supermarket I arrived home with some bargains and some new ingredients so it was time to come up with a new dish that would blow your socks off.

And this is what I came up with.

Mushroom and Meatball Stew.

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