Good morning

Good morning. Good Friday 
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My happy place by the sea with dogs @misslucy_lou and family for Easter weekend.
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This picture was taken by my daughter on our morning dog walk after 4 days of the 5 day Prolon intermittent fast-mimicking 1000 calorie a day diet plan. My daughter commented I was looking significantly slimmer. I don't know how much weight I've lost as I prefer to not weigh as I don't believe obsessing with weight or calories is a healthy mindset.
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The scientifically researched mix of vitamin supplements together with the packeted vegan soups, nut and cocoa bars and fresh olives were actually really tasty and quite easy to manage for 5 days without feeling faint or too hungry or deprived. I do like my food.  .
Prolon do caution no exercise during this period, however I did have a yoga class and dog walks and was fine. .
Intermittent fasting is how I live day to day always leaving 12 hours after my last meal to my first of the following day. And when I can, 2 consecutive days a week, leaving 16-18 hours overnight ( an early supper, no breakfast, late lunch) . Not difficult. .
So these 5 days mimicked this way of eating but with reduced calorific intake. Much the same as the Michael Mosely 1000 cal a day eating plan for helping to reverse type 2 diabetes.
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Happy Easter everyone.
I'm now looking forward to family Easter weekend with proper meals which are still healthy and also a bite or two or three of a dark chocolate Easter egg. 
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@prolonuk @flipside_pr
Good Friday
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My happy place by the sea with dogs @misslucy_lou and family for Easter weekend.
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This picture was taken by my daughter on our morning dog walk after 4 days of the 5 day Prolon intermittent fast-mimicking 1000 calorie a day diet plan. My daughter commented I was looking significantly slimmer. I don’t know how much weight I’ve lost as I prefer to not weigh as I don’t believe obsessing with weight or calories is a healthy mindset.
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The scientifically researched mix of vitamin supplements together with the packeted vegan soups, nut and cocoa bars and fresh olives were actually really tasty and quite easy to manage for 5 days without feeling faint or too hungry or deprived. I do like my food. .
Prolon do caution no exercise during this period, however I did have a yoga class and dog walks and was fine. .
Intermittent fasting is how I live day to day always leaving 12 hours after my last meal to my first of the following day. And when I can, 2 consecutive days a week, leaving 16-18 hours overnight ( an early supper, no breakfast, late lunch) . Not difficult. .
So these 5 days mimicked this way of eating but with reduced calorific intake. Much the same as the Michael Mosely 1000 cal a day eating plan for helping to reverse type 2 diabetes.
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Happy Easter everyone.
I’m now looking forward to family Easter weekend with proper meals which are still healthy and also a bite or two or three of a dark chocolate Easter egg.
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@prolonuk @flipside_pr

Testing core strength

Testing core strength.
Think it's part of Pilates "Teasers".
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Trying to sit up as tall as possible whilst keeping the back as straight as possible too.
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It's hard
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Think it’s part of Pilates “Teasers”.
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Trying to sit up as tall as possible whilst keeping the back as straight as possible too.
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It’s hard
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Good morning Sunday

Good morning Sunday.
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A makeup free face no filters. .
Over the last month I had 5 x BDR facials at the lovely Elena's Fulham aesthetics beauty clinic Elenique.
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I've been using the BDR products regularly every day. Cleanser, toner, 2 x serums and a moisturiser. Seemed a lot of products to use twice a day at the beginning as I'm all about speed as never have time to faff around, but 
I' ve got used to the routine now and even managed to fit an exfoliation in one evening too. .
My skin tone seems improved, maybe a bit firmer and plumper, still have wrinkles but I wasn't hoping for a miracle. 
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10 facials apparently is the best for optimum results with occasional monthly maintenance one after that.
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With thanks to @welovebdr and @elenacudworth @eleniqueskinclinic .
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 #self-confidence

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A makeup free face no filters. .
Over the last month I had 5 x BDR facials at the lovely Elena’s Fulham aesthetics beauty clinic Elenique.
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I’ve been using the BDR products regularly every day. Cleanser, toner, 2 x serums and a moisturiser. Seemed a lot of products to use twice a day at the beginning as I’m all about speed as never have time to faff around, but
I’ ve got used to the routine now and even managed to fit an exfoliation in one evening too. .
My skin tone seems improved, maybe a bit firmer and plumper, still have wrinkles but I wasn’t hoping for a miracle.
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10 facials apparently is the best for optimum results with occasional monthly maintenance one after that.
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With thanks to @welovebdr and @elenacudworth @eleniqueskinclinic .
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#self-confidence

Still keeping supple at age 64

Still keeping supple at age 64.
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Not necessarily the most flattering position but hey... at least the body is still mobile, even with the left hip re-surfaced a few years ago and various other injuries.
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For my fitness regime I try to do Pilates, mat or reformer, 3 times a week. Anything else is in addition or if I can't get to a Pilates class.
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My Pilates posts aren't always real time so don't believe I am a fitness fanatic and exercising every single day - I'm not! .
If I'm in the Isle of Wight I love to horse ride on the beach.
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I also do occasional dance classes which can help memory as well as fitness, as  concentration is needed to remember routines.
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Boxing mixed with HIIT in the gym is great for cardio and fat burning and also concentration as I dont want to be punched on the nose  
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Not necessarily the most flattering position but hey… at least the body is still mobile, even with the left hip re-surfaced a few years ago and various other injuries.
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For my fitness regime I try to do Pilates, mat or reformer, 3 times a week. Anything else is in addition or if I can’t get to a Pilates class.
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My Pilates posts aren’t always real time so don’t believe I am a fitness fanatic and exercising every single day – I’m not! .
If I’m in the Isle of Wight I love to horse ride on the beach.
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I also do occasional dance classes which can help memory as well as fitness, as concentration is needed to remember routines.
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Boxing mixed with HIIT in the gym is great for cardio and fat burning and also concentration as I dont want to be punched on the nose
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No make up, no filter selfie

No make up, no filter selfie.
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This month's fresh haircut. As we age a good haircut is so important to help flatter, frame and lift the face.
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This month's improved wrinkly skin texture after 4 sessions so far of BDR facial treatments which are still ongoing once a fortnight to get optimum results. I will show a before and after when I'm further on in the course of treatments.
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@welovebdr @eleniqueskinclinic @elenacudworth @irinarupina
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With my favourite haircutter Andy Smith who loves a good selfie pout  @andyatagency @andysmith_stylist @chelseagreensalon .
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This month’s fresh haircut. As we age a good haircut is so important to help flatter, frame and lift the face.
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This month’s improved wrinkly skin texture after 4 sessions so far of BDR facial treatments which are still ongoing once a fortnight to get optimum results. I will show a before and after when I’m further on in the course of treatments.
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@welovebdr @eleniqueskinclinic @elenacudworth @irinarupina
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With my favourite haircutter Andy Smith who loves a good selfie pout @andyatagency @andysmith_stylist @chelseagreensalon .
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#BeAgeProud

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These were 2 newspaper headlines today from one of the world's most influential trend forecasters.
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I used to fib about my age, especially as I worked in the media and on TV. I remained 37 years old for years into my 40s.
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However now I'm 64 I'm proud to acknowledge and tell my actual age.
I keep fit and healthy and want to inspire women of all ages.
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This selfie with no filters was from June 2018, last Summer,  when I was on my way to the Isle of Wight music festival. .
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These were 2 newspaper headlines today from one of the world’s most influential trend forecasters.
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I used to fib about my age, especially as I worked in the media and on TV. I remained 37 years old for years into my 40s.
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However now I’m 64 I’m proud to acknowledge and tell my actual age.
I keep fit and healthy and want to inspire women of all ages.
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This selfie with no filters was from June 2018, last Summer, when I was on my way to the Isle of Wight music festival. .
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BDR is Spain’s most popular skin treatment, apparently even used regularly by the Queen of Spain

is Spain’s most popular skin treatment, apparently even used regularly by the Queen of Spain.
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After my own two treatments spaced at two weeks apart, I can notice visible results in the revitalisation, toning and plumping of my 64-year old skin.
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This is not a paid collaboration. This is a non-invasive, non-surgical facial treatment I’m road testing for myself with the excellent beauty aesthetician/owner of the Elenique beauty clinic in Fulham SW6 and Irina from BDR. I only ever try treatments which I have thoroughly researched beforehand. I want to know exactly what a treatment involves, what results are promised, its safety, possible downsides and most importantly the qualifications of the beautician, aesthetician, practitioner performing it. .
I am showing the treatment in its 10 stages with video clips.
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I was even able to go to @alicehartdavis book launch event ( ) last night with a makeup-free radiant skin.
Many of the beauty experts there commented on how good my skin looked straight after this treatment and it wasn’t red at all either. .
I can highly recommend trying this treatment at this excellent local Fulham, SW London clinic.
The attention, care and expertise put into every part of their treatments are second to none.
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@eleniqueskinclinic
@welovebdr
@irinarupina
@elenacudworth

After my own two treatments spaced at two weeks apart, I can notice visible results in the revitalisation, toning and plumping of my 64-year old skin.

This is not a paid collaboration. This is a non-invasive, non-surgical facial treatment I’m road testing for myself with the excellent beauty aesthetician/owner of the Elenique beauty clinic in Fulham SW6 and Irina from BDR. I only ever try treatments which I have thoroughly researched beforehand. I want to know exactly what a treatment involves, what results are promised, its safety, possible downsides and most importantly the qualifications of the beautician, aesthetician, practitioner performing it. .
I am showing the treatment in its 10 stages with video clips.

I was even able to go to @alicehartdavis book launch event ( ) last night with a makeup-free radiant skin.
Many of the beauty experts there commented on how good my skin looked straight after this treatment and it wasn’t red at all either. .
I can highly recommend trying this treatment at this excellent local Fulham, SW London clinic.
The attention, care and expertise put into every part of their treatments are second to none.
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@eleniqueskinclinic
@welovebdr
@irinarupina
@elenacudworth

BDR is a German facial treatment that many people don’t yet know about

BDR is a German facial treatment that many people don't yet know about. It is Spain's most popular skin treatment,  apparently even used regularly by the Queen of Spain.
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After my own two treatments spaced at two weeks apart, I can notice visible results in the revitalisation,  toning and plumping of my 64-year old skin.
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This is not a paid collaboration. This is a non-invasive, non-surgical facial treatment I'm road testing for myself with the excellent beauty aesthetician/owner of the Elenique beauty clinic in Fulham SW6 and Irina from BDR. I only ever try treatments which I have thoroughly researched beforehand. I want to know exactly what a treatment involves, what results are promised, its safety, possible downsides and most importantly the qualifications of the  beautician, aesthetician, practitioner performing it. .
I am showing the treatment in its 10 stages with video clips.
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I was even able to go to @alicehartdavis book launch event ( ) last night with a makeup-free radiant skin.
Many of the beauty experts there commented on how good my skin looked straight after this treatment and it wasn't red at all either. .
I can highly recommend trying this treatment at this excellent local Fulham, SW London clinic.
The attention, care and expertise put into every part of their treatments are second to none.
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@eleniqueskinclinic 
@welovebdr 
@irinarupina 
@elenacudworth
It is Spain’s most popular skin treatment, apparently even used regularly by the Queen of Spain.
.
After my own two treatments spaced at two weeks apart, I can notice visible results in the revitalisation, toning and plumping of my 64-year old skin.
.
This is not a paid collaboration. This is a non-invasive, non-surgical facial treatment I’m road testing for myself with the excellent beauty aesthetician/owner of the Elenique beauty clinic in Fulham SW6 and Irina from BDR. I only ever try treatments which I have thoroughly researched beforehand. I want to know exactly what a treatment involves, what results are promised, its safety, possible downsides and most importantly the qualifications of the beautician, aesthetician, practitioner performing it. .
I am showing the treatment in its 10 stages with video clips.
.
I was even able to go to @alicehartdavis book launch event ( ) last night with a makeup-free radiant skin.
Many of the beauty experts there commented on how good my skin looked straight after this treatment and it wasn’t red at all either. .
I can highly recommend trying this treatment at this excellent local Fulham, SW London clinic.
The attention, care and expertise put into every part of their treatments are second to none.
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@eleniqueskinclinic
@welovebdr
@irinarupina
@elenacudworth

Good morning Monday

Good morning Monday.
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Photo with thanks to @rory_photo
No filters, re-touch, or edit.
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Makeup 
Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser in Bisque
Nars blusher Orgasm
L'Oreal brow artist shaper Blonde
L'Oreal touche magique under eye Very beige
Eyecare mascara for contact lens wearers .
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Photo with thanks to @rory_photo
No filters, re-touch, or edit.
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Makeup
Laura Mercier tinted moisturiser in Bisque
Nars blusher Orgasm
L’Oreal brow artist shaper Blonde
L’Oreal touche magique under eye Very beige
Eyecare mascara for contact lens wearers .
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