Tag Archives: politics

FMM 11 13 2020 Weightlifting

“I believe success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination.” ~ Zig Ziglar. When I was a young child in the UK, there was a prime minister called Harold McMillan.  I have no knowledge about him, was too young to know anything about politics. However I had picked up enough from my parents reaction […]

FMM 1 26 18 Blind Faith

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”~ Martin Luther King, Jr. They say you should never discuss politics or religion.  After the past couple of years in American politics, you would have to be completely deaf, dumb and blind not to have been pulled into a conversation involving […]

FMM 7 22 16 Sound and Fury

“Or being hated, don’t give way to hating…”~Rudyard Kipling (‘If’). My father used to hate crowded places.  He did not go happily (if he went at all) to fairs or festivals, crowds of people and loud noises.  I tend to react the same way to multiple people talking at the same time, it seems confusing […]

FMM 5 6 16 Cold Comfort Clichés

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” ~Norman Ralph Augustine. I learned more about muscle groups and their functions in the gym than I ever did in nursing school.  To be honest, forty years ago, my hospital based nursing school had a system designed for you to learn on the wards, caring for real live […]

FMM 11 9 12: Let the healing begin

I hope everyone had their seat-belts tightly fastened over the past few weeks in the USA – it has been a wild and crazy ride! From loud and nasty political fights, to weird and wicked weather patterns, we have been on a roller coaster together. Whether you were personally impacted by any of the events, […]

FMM 8 17 12 Means and Ends

“He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end” Albert Einstein. Good Friday Morning! With no more Olympics to try to watch we are now being tortured by what passes for politics in the 21st century. No matter which side you support, […]