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'Ain't nothin' gonna to break my stride
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      4 comments

I know every mile will be worth my while. I will go most anywhere to find where I belong." - Hercules Even though I had a scale victory this week – saw the 180s for more than just one day for the first time in OVER A YEAR!! I was actually p... Read more
Becoming a Motivator
Friday, February 25, 2011      3 comments

This was a fantastic blog from DOWNTOWNJEN that I think basically outlines the secret to success:
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Specific Ways to Reduce Stress in My Life
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

Specific Ways to Reduce Stress in My Life I have been researching ways to manage stress. I have read many articles and took notes of things that I think I need to do personally in my own life and then made each of these strategies personal ... Read more
Ask Questions Like These
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

I TOTALLY stole this from TRANSFORMWE who posted it on FIT-WHIT's blog 'The Perpetual Question of WHY'
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Back to Reality
Monday, February 21, 2011      4 comments

I was lucky enough to spend a weekend away with 3 other girlfriends to a spa hotel in the Laurentians (ski area north of Montreal). It was fabulous. We lounged around, had massages, 2 of my friends had facials and 2 of us went to do a workout,... Read more
Walking WILL WORK!
Friday, February 18, 2011      5 comments

The majority of successful losers in the Weight Control Registry lost weight by combining good eating habits and WALKING. I have really focused my efforts since January on bumping up my walking. I LOVE to walk, I discovered Leslie Sansone,... Read more
Another lesson learned - mutlivitamin causes Constipation
Thursday, February 17, 2011      5 comments

I have been plagued with a bad bout of what I call the big 'C' - and I mean constipation with a capital C. It's been 3 weeks and I have tried everything - drank lots of water - 12 cups a day for the last week, increased exercise - minimum 60 min... Read more
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      3 comments

I don't like to blog unless I have something positive to say, and I have been really struggling the last little while. I wouldn't call it depression. Maybe really bad PMS or even PMDD because I really suspect its hormonally related. *TMI* - mi... Read more
Random Stuff
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      2 comments

From Yoovie's blog this week called 100 Reasons My favourite is #86. If your mind is a disaster, at least your body will be behaving. I had intended to NOT have coffee this morning to see if my heartrate was a little more normal. Unfor... Read more
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      5 comments

I made this statement in my last blog Forgive myself for past mistakes because I love who it made me and who I am now (wow – this has nothing to do with weight, does it? I have to think about this some more.) So I have done some more thi... Read more
January Recap and February Goals
Thursday, February 03, 2011      3 comments

A look at January -Significantly increased my mileage – 70.88 miles in the month of January! -Discovered that I LOVE the Leslie Sansone videos for winter workouts! I want to own them ALL! Will even do more than one in a day, or 3-5 miles wit... Read more
Positivity Blog Week #2
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      5 comments

•The coldest days in Ottawa are typically Jan 10-Feb 10 – there is light at the end of the tunnel!! •I tried something new on the weekend – snowshoeing! •New mantra this week - Don’t exceed the feed limit! (from Jack Lalanne) •... Read more
Food Plan and a Snowshoe Workout
Monday, January 31, 2011      4 comments

Ok, I created a Food Plan on Friday, somewhat based on the Food Addicts Food Plan. I grocery shopped for it on Sunday and prepped food for it on Sunday. I cut up veggies, I made a cabbage soup (need raw and cooked veggies) made a beef stew for t... Read more
Learned more about my exercise woes - including numb feet on elliptical & exercise headaches
Friday, January 28, 2011      6 comments

I enjoy using the different cardio machines to vary my workouts. My gym has several elliptical trainers, of 3 different brands/models. There are only 4 of the one I prefer because it shows mileage - which I track (keeps me motivated to see my w... Read more
Living in Bizarro World Today
Thursday, January 27, 2011      5 comments

I have learned that just because I ate well and worked out yesterday, it doesn't mean the scale is going to show me down 3lbs the next day. Logically, I know this and I accept it. But even still, your mind kinda goes there somedays. I did 11 ... Read more

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