And So The Story Ends

Good Morning World and thanks for tuning in to the penultimate post day here on Planet Magnet. After this post there will be only one more and that won’t be for a couple of weeks as I tell the story of my walk along Britain’s oldest Road.

That means this is post number 499!

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Quite an incredible feat but one that I suppose I am quite proud to have achieved.

I have always said that I would share my life with you guys for the next 499 posts, after which I would walk the Ridgeway for the Charity HENRY and make my 500th and final post about that very walk.

It is hard to consider the person I was when I started out on the journey. Some people don’t even recognise me as I have changed so much physically, others don’t recognise me because I have changed so much mentally.

Regardless of which is more significant I think we must all agree that since my surgery and subsequent life change, this person…

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With My Mum!

Is no longer anything like this person….

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If we consider way back when I started this little blog after advice to do so, I was incredibly unfit, unhappy, lonely, I was letting life pass me by and I was disengaged.

No more though.

What a difference 18mths and the help and support of medical professionals and all of you guys here on Word Press who come to read my words every day. Some of you read quietly and fly under the radar and some of you read and comment and encourage. Regardless of which camp you fall into, I appreciate you all so very very much and I thank you all very much from the bottom of my heart.

You guys have made the incredible challenge of 499 posts a possibility and I am so happy that I have completed what I set out to do I think all I need do now is wish myself Bon Voyage, Bon Chance and Bon Temps for the next week of walking. You will be able to follow my updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram…..

So until I write and publish the story of my walk, I shall leave you with these words from T.S Elliots Little Gidding (pointed TO me by Osyth from Half Baked in Paradise but here mixed up by ME) and hopefully they will sum up all I have been trying to say…

“To make an end is to make a beginning so always remember last years thoughts belong to last years language whereas next years words await another voice”

So ’till the last time,

Stay out of the fridge.

P.S. Don’t forget to follow this link and donate to my just giving page.

Tasty Tuesday On The Twelfth Day Of Christmas….

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Twelve Drummers Drumming, Eleven Pipers Piping, Ten Lords a Leaping, Nine Ladies Dancing, Eight Maids a Milking, Seven Swans a Swimming, Six Geese a Laying, Five Gold Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Thank the stars for that!

It’s over!

We can get back to doing what we were doing.

Note to self: NEVER do the Twelve Days of Christmas as a theme EVER again…!

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On The Seventh Day Of Christmas….

On the Seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Seven Swans A Swimming, Six Geese A Laying, Five Gold Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Good morning everyone and thanks for dropping by to the Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet blog here on New Years Eve of 2015!

I am sorry it is so busy here but all of these animals are starting to get in the way somewhat so please do kick them off of the furniture and try to find a comfortable place to sit and have a read. Hopefully it won’t be too long before they are all collected by the Animal Welfare or the RSPB. I have already dealt with the Five gold rings (pawn shops are wonderful…) so at least thats one thing I don’t have to worry about…!

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Looking For Idea’s On The Sixth Day Of Christmas….

On the Sixth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Six Geese A Laying, Five Gold Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

It’s beginning to get a little long winded this 12 Days lark but I am determined to pull it off and resolve to get to the end so I hope I still have some people still reading by the end of it all.
I suppose in some respects we should be thankful for the fact that I only post once a day and not continually….!

So yesterday was a busy day as ever. I was up and at them first thing so that I could get on with moving some things on and before I knew it, it was time to leave the house and get on with the day. I had planned a quick trip to the gym but in the end was really quite busy, however it was no drama because I reckon I expended as much energy doing my various jobs and talking the dog for a walk as I would have done at an hour in said Gym…

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Tasty Tuesday On The Fifth Day Of Christmas….

On the Fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Five Gold Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another Tasty Tuesday recipe here on the Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet.

Now because it is the festive I have decided to something a bit richer than normal and although there is not a huge amount of bad ingredients in it, lets be honest, regardless of that (we know every single ingredient) we know it is much healthier than eating some shop bought processed “Chicken Ding” meal…!

So what is it that we have for you today?

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On The Fourth Day Of Christmas….

On the Fourth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Good morning everybody!

How are you today?

Are you finally getting back to normal?

Have you finally replaced the Gin and Whisky with Tea and Coffee?

Have you done the same with your Wine and Champagne?

I am happy to say that I have not overindulged in any vices so far this festive period although I did overindulged last night.

On Cauliflower and Broccoli….!

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On The Third Day Of Christmas….

On the Third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Well good morning once again world and thank you for taking another look at the WBFM’s blog….

Not much has happened for me to report on as I have spent the past few days feeling pretty ropey with this cold to be honest. I have managed to keep it at bay for a couple of days by taking the mandatory paracetamols which appears to be the magic ingredient of any cold relief but last night after taking the tablets, I have to confess I felt little or no relief from my snotty nose and body tiredness. Regardless of this though, I still got showered and took my germs for an outing to visit some friends, where there was more eating and drinking available at my fingertips, although I didn’t indulge in the latter.

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On The Second Day of Christmas…

On the Second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Good morning everyone and welcome again to the day after Christmas Day, also known as Boxing Day, here on Planet Magnet – and everywhere else for that matter 😉

I trust everyone who partook in yesterdays festivities were suitably stuffed to the gunnels by the end of the day and you all took my advice and Gobbled ’till you Hobbled.

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On The First Day Of Christmas…

My true love sent to me, a Partridge in a pear tree….

Well good morning world and thanks for tuning in to Christmas on the Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet.

Well it’s finally here!

Merry Christmas everybody!

I hope you have a great day, see lots of people, share lots of food and feel lots of love. Oh, and I must forget the most important part of the commercialisation, I hope you get lots of loot….!

Not really the last one, but you know what I mean!

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