Monthly Archives: February 2013

9 of 40 – Spa Day with Mother-in-law

Lots of new things in here, but also lots of things that weren’t new.  I wasn’t sure whether or not to count it, as it wasn’t designed to be one of my ‘New Things’ – especially when I realised it … Continue reading

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8 of 40 – Give Blood

Blood donating is, most people agree, A Good Thing. It can save lives. It is desperately needed, and we never know when it could be needed by us. And, according to the Blood Donation website, only 4% of people do … Continue reading

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Sweaty palms, but saving a life anyway

OK, I have looked up the dates of the nearest blood donor drives and it looks like Thursday is going to be the day. This is a very VERY big deal for me. When I was pregnant, I had to … Continue reading

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Call to Action, aka “Stop thinking and start doing”

I have already said that it is the middle of February and I am behind in my lists of 40. Part of my problem is, I think, that I think. That is, I think about something, work out what it … Continue reading

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Be inspired to break out of your rut!

This is a list of suggestions from all sorts of places. I have kept all the ideas, even if they wouldn’t be new to me, in case they trigger another idea – or in case someone else wants some inspiration. … Continue reading

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Present number 2 of 40, or ‘how my husband actually silenced me’

It was Valentine’s Day. Husband had headed off to the gym at 6am, as he likes to do when he is able to. I rolled over and went back to sleep as best I could for another hour. (Child is … Continue reading

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What should be on the list?

One of the lists I started was ’40 new things.’ I wanted to break out of the rut I have been in for so long. I work at my husband’s (small) business and there is always a lot going on … Continue reading

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How my ‘Lists of 40’ all started

I’m 40 this year. I didn’t think much of it, although my husband asked me what I wanted to do for it. Last year I had a party, complete with pass the parcel and party bags. I’d thought about waiting … Continue reading

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