Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Such a lovely day...

Woke up yesterday with mega back pain - so being me, decided to go to the gym on painkillers, despite that I could hardly move. Surprisingly, this tactic worked! Don't worry, I did check it was ok to run with back pain first, but apparently its better to do that than sit or lie in bed, takes pressure off or something. Anyway I ran 2.5 miles without stopping, my personal best! Then today I was a bit achey (sp?) round the butt area thanks to my effort, so went a nice long walk down the beach instead.
Isn't it pretty? :)
Was testing my camera skills!
Going for warm enough but practical for the walk! Felt I didn't need a coat since it was so nice out, so wore a chunky cardi instead to shield me from the wind somewhat.
Handmade cardi - Car boot sale £3
Jumper - Charity shop £1
Jeans - Target $8
Converse - gift
Scarf - Charity shop £1
This vintage scarf is all hand embroidered, so pretty!

Spent the rest of the day being rather productive - showered, curled hair, wrapped ebay stuff, sorted books (the spring cleaning is almost done!) and....I baked! Madness for me! Hehe. Started off as lady fingers (cause thats all I had ingredients for...) and didnt quite go as planned so I chucked in some coconut and more flour and out came....eh, coconut biscuits! Yeah, totally what I meant to do really...
Date night with Sean tonight - sometimes we meet at a cinema half way during the week to catch up, quite excited, gotta go get glam!

:)

10 comments:

  1. How gorgeous to have that wonderful beach on your doorstep!
    I spent five years managing a chiropractic clinic and you're right, it's better to keep moving with back pain (but gentle 10 minute walks not runs). Be Careful! xxx

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  2. yummy baking! Back pain must be hideous, but running? That sounds scary, be careful. We went for a costal walk yesterday and almost got blown away it was so windy.
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  3. Well done on your PB, I wonder if the painkiller tactic works for knee pains too?!

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  4. Haha, I love random baking concoctions. Did the biscuits taste good? They look scrummy.

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  5. Handmade cardi for £3? That's the kind of deal I like! The baking looks yummy, but booo to back pain. I can't believe you went to the gym!

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  6. Biscuits look good - sometimes these little "accidents" turn out to be tastier than what we intended! Hope your back is OK.
    Liz

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  7. ha i love when you have nothing in and therefore throw stuff together and it ends up yummy - i do this a lot.

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  8. I'm envious - I'd love to live by the sea. And how much do I love your scarf?! Its a super buy and goes well with the denim.

    P.S. Have a great night tonight!

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  9. Oh I'd so love a beach so close by - looks fabulous! Baking = yummy! And from the 'wrapping of ebay stuff' I take it the auctions went well and hopefully all sold. Scarlett x

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  10. Goon on you for gyming. I always say i'm going to go, then it gets to early afternoon at work and i'm convincing myself of reasons not too - today it's the tv!

    x

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