Category Archives: Health & fitness

…but did it happen at all?

This post is the follow up to my “It won’t happen overnight” post, when I started an anti-wrinkle face cream experiment.  For the past 2 months I have nightly been following a skin care regime promising better, younger looking skin. … Continue reading

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More fun than expected

    Well, I did it –  completed the 5.7km run, with a final running lap inside the MCG.  Just goes to show what a lack of training can achieve! It was a glorious sunny Sunday, and the 1,000s of … Continue reading

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A race to the finish

It is amazing how quickly 12 weeks goes, and how quickly good intentions also vanish.  Three months ago I signed up to do a 5.7km run as part of the Melbourne Marathon being held tomorrow.     My training regime … Continue reading

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It won’t happen overnight…

But the question is – will it happen at all? The issue under discussion is the efficacy (or not) of skin care products, marketed predominately to women but I notice these days men are also a target group. I currently … Continue reading

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Supplementary on supplements

In my recent blog “to D or not to D” I pondered the benefits of taking vitamin D supplements.  My concerns have not been allayed when I heard on the ABC Health Report (2 August 2010) that “calcium supplements have been … Continue reading

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to D or not to D

A recent blood test has came back indicating that I have a vitamin D deficiency.  Now normally I would take this information, and the subsequent advice from my GP about taking some supplements, and just get on with fixing the … Continue reading

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