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Thank you, Thank you Everyone

This weekend was a good weekend for me. I felt a sense of appreciation, a sense of achievement.

I started this blog last year to put my ramblings down somewhere. I’m not the best person to talk about how I feel – as much as it pains the wife. But I have found that blogging about it has really helped me. It’s helped me stay on track with my weight loss journey when at times I would have given up. I’ve found an avenue to vent about my frustration when anxiety kicked in last year too.

Not only has this blog been helping me, but people have been reading my ramblings on a frequent basis too. Those people are you – the people who follow my blog.

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Benefits Of Getting Moving

For years I’ve always said exercise is dangerous. Exercise causes injuries which can hurt and can stop you going to work and earning a wage. Pretty dangerous when you’ve a family to support. But in reality, exercise is brilliant if you do it properly.

When I was younger and at school, I did plenty of exercise. Whether it was walking to school, running around in PE at school or going out with friends outside of school, I was always doing something. Then when I left school it started to subside. I passed my driving test and started driving everywhere instead of walking or getting on the bike. As much as I have relied on driving for work etc, it really killed me health wise.

I gained weight rapidly after passing my driving test. That mixed with working meant I had money. Where did I spend money? Food outlets such as McDonalds, Frankie and Bennys, the local Chip Shop, the pub. I spent money on food like it was going out of fashion because in my late teens it was a way of getting out of the house.

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