About our heroine

“Mrs. Miniver suddenly understood why she was enjoying the forties so much better than she had enjoyed the thirties: it was the difference between August and October, between the heaviness of late summer and the sparkle of early autumn, between the ending of an old phase and the beginning of a fresh one.”

All quotes in this blog are from MRS. MINIVER by “Jan Struther” (Joyce Maxtone Graham, 1901-1953) unless otherwise attributed.

Here I am, another London housewife, onto Step 2. Spreading benefits of recent weight loss into other areas of my personal life.

Step 1, massive weight loss in the teeth of chronic illness and bad habits.