Recipe – Shamrock Shake!

What a beautiful day today! I managed to get out for a run at lunchtime and it was lovely – a little breezy still, but there was a real warmth in the sun and a lot of the trees are starting to show signs of greenery. That seemed appropriate today what with it being St Patricks Day. It also seemed appropriate that my post run snack should be something green – let me introduce the Shamrock Shake!

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Habit Review – 10000 Steps a Day

Days habit missed: One. Gah!

Ease of doing daily: Moderate

Equipment required: Fitness tracker or pedometer (I use a Fitbit One)

Is it something I’ll continue? Yes


I’ve had my Fitbit for nearly two years now. I originally bought one as I liked the idea of see how generally active I was being. For the first few months I kept an eye on it and it did start to change my behaviour – I would park further away in the car park, always use the stairs at work (I was working on the 3rd floor at the time) and walk rather than drive if it was possible. Most days I clocked up a reasonable number of steps, but there were definitely days where I was really busy at work or having a lazy day at the weekend where sometimes I didn’t get more than a couple of thousand.

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February Review and March Goals

Another month gone and in my opinion, from here the only way is up! The mornings and evenings are getting lighter, the daffs are in in full effect and hopefully it might start to get a bit warmer soon (or is that wishful thinking?). February highlights included celebrating Paul’s birthday with the family and passing my Nutritional Sciences exam, which was a big relief!


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