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Exertion Headache?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      5 comments

I have had this in the past when I have started up running again. This time I thought I was totally easing into it and wasn't even admitting that I was going to start running again but I have been doing some 2 minute intervals on the treadmill ... Read more
Goals, Behaviours and Rules to Live By
Monday, January 24, 2011      1 comments

To go along with the thought about making sure your behaviours match your goals, I have attempted to write down my goals, the behaviours needed to meet those goals and rules I want to adopt to ensure consistent behaviours: Goals • Lose 40... Read more
Positivity Challenge Blog #1
Monday, January 24, 2011      5 comments

What a great challenge! I am just going to do a grateful list today: - I am pretty pumped that I managed to fit in 11 miles on Saturday. This was part of my walk a half marathon training plan. I had a busy day, DH was busy for the morning. D... Read more
Facing BodyFat Reality
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      3 comments

One of my favourite trainer/bloggers is Leigh Peele. She is no-nonsense, tells it like it is. Today she put out a paper about the reality of body fat percentages and what they look like. It is totally eye-opening. She is offering this free... Read more
Goal Setting
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      2 comments

I didn't intentionally go out looking for information on Goal Setting on the internet today, but that seemed to be what I found. I have a business degree, I know about Goal setting, but despite the odd title, this is one of the best articles I ... Read more
Pretty Good for a Monday
Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments

I don't even remember where I read this - but the tip was to wake up everyone morning with the mantra - 'something good is going to happen to me today'. Sometimes you wake up feeling that way anyways, but most days not. Especially Mondays. Howe... Read more
Eat half as much as you "want"; exercise twice as much as you "feel" you should
Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

Along with my numbers never lie mantra lately, I saw this in the Secrets of Success posted by JANLUC135 which just fits so perfectly! Eat half as much as you "want"; exercise twice as much as you "feel" you should! Love it! Thanks JANL... Read more
Number Crunching - Sparkpeople vs BodyMedia Fit
Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

I was debating last year about getting a BodyMedia Fit device (like the BodyBugg on Biggest Loser). I don't like the fact that they force you to pay for a subscription to their online services, but the Costco package comes with 12-month subscri... Read more
Goals etc.
Monday, January 10, 2011      3 comments

Well its a good day to spell out my goals for 2011. I just came back from a Quiz Meet in Toronto. I am a coach for my daughter's Bible quizzing team. Our 2-person team (usually 4 people per team) ended up winning the 'B' division finals! YAY! ... Read more
2010 Recap
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      5 comments

I have been thinking a lot about what I want to say about 2010 and what I want to say about 2011 and I have been reading LOTS and LOTS of encouraging and motivating blogs. A Recap of 2010 - Jan 2010 weight 191 > Jan 2011 weight 191 - Ca... Read more
Sacrifice? - What sacrifice?
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      3 comments

When I become re-comitted and more determined in October that this was it, I had accepted the fact that it would require hard work and sacrifice. What I am finding out, is that when you want something bad enough, it's doesn't really feel like s... Read more
No Self-Sabotage!!
Friday, December 10, 2010      2 comments

OK, so I am pretty happy to be down another pound. I had made a goal in October to lose 10lbs in 10 weeks. After setting that goal in October, I promptly proceeded to GAIN 5lbs!! but then I lost that 5 and the 10 of my original goal, all in th... Read more
Staying Determined in a VERY busy season
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      0 comments

Well it was a crazy weekend, its already a crazy week and the upcoming weekend - also CRAZY!! its a good thing I am DETERMINED to stick to this half marathon training schedule and pay attention to my eating! So I did go outside for my walk... Read more
Down a Pound
Friday, December 03, 2010      3 comments

This blog comes with a TMI (Too Much Information) warning so beware. the good news - I am down a pound - made my first mini-goal YAY!! I had put down that I would get the new Tosca Reno book as my reward but may get the Pick-It / Kick-It b... Read more
I just LOVE Christmas
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      4 comments

My unofficial motto lately has been Get Obsessed Stay obsessed Not Stressed So as I head into the Christmas season, I am especially mindful of this. I really do LOVE Christmas. I have a couple of comprehensive Christmas playlists on... Read more

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