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Starting Over - Again

Tuesday, June 24, 2014      5 comments

I was just checking my Sparkpage and realized that I average about one or two blog posts a year. Not good. I am going to try and keep myself on track by posting a food blog. K... Read more

The Weight Loss Countdown Grinds to a Halt

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      7 comments

I had to laugh when I reviewed my blog title " The Weight Loss Countdown Continues" because it didn't. I have lost and regained the same two pounds for the last three months. But - I read an article today about a woman who pledged to lose weight... Read more

If Today Was the Last Day of Your Life...

Thursday, November 08, 2012      7 comments

This quote from the late Steve Jobs resonated with me today when I read it on my favourite designer's website. "For the past 33 years i have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself, "If today were the last day of my life, would I wan... Read more

The Secret of Happiness

Sunday, September 23, 2012      4 comments

I just finished a novel by Joy Fielding. In it, one of the characters said, "The secret of happiness is to lower your expectations." I thought that that comment was quite profound and it stuck with me. Is happiness just a matter of not expec... Read more

The Weight Loss Countdown Continues

Thursday, September 20, 2012      0 comments

In the last two days I have lost .6 pounds. So 8.4 - .6 = 7.8 pounds to go. How is everyone else doing? it is so nice to know you are doing this with me and reading this blog. It will keep me focussed. Thanks for your encouragement and support.... Read more

The Last Ten Pounds - a Challenge...

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      5 comments

If you follow my team, Vegan Fitness and Nutrition, you know that I am a vegan. but even vegans can have bad eating habits and make poor choices in food. That would be me. Today I got on the scales and found out that I have lost 1.6 pounds. A... Read more

The Entertainment Unit

Sunday, August 19, 2012      2 comments

Well, my first mistake was going on just to see... if there was a modern, black entertainment unit for my t.v. which has been sitting on a dresser for three years. Lots of storage but not quite fitting with the decor. And as luck woul... Read more

Gratitude Buddies

Thursday, August 02, 2012      1 comments

On my Vegan Fitness and Nutrition Team, Live2ride posts a daily gratitude post and I try to keep up with it, but don't always. We have so much in life to be grateful for. So often we get caught up in negativity. One of my favourite vegan cooks,... Read more

Cherish Each Moment

Sunday, July 22, 2012      8 comments

Well, today is my birthday and at a time in life when it's easy to moan and groan about getting older, I try to remember that each year is a gift. A quote by Jennifer Grant that I like... "May you be strengthened by yesterday's rain, Walk... Read more

Rainbow Bridge

Monday, June 25, 2012      3 comments

A sweet neighbour of mine had some really sad news today. She had to put down her two very old, very dear, dogs. Charlie was a grizzled, old beagle and the sweetest, happiest dog you could know and Jake was a short little adorable fluffy ball of... Read more

My Lawn Mower

Friday, June 22, 2012      3 comments

You know you're having a bad day when... the next door neighbour pokes his head out the door wondering what you're hammering and it's the lawnmower. Explanation: it has a wonky wheel, something is broken and every now and then - more often ... Read more

Spark's Virtual Summer Fun Run

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      1 comments

Welll, yesterday I signed up for Spark'sVirtual 5k Summer Fun Run/Walk the week of July 29th to August 4th and wouldn't you believe it we are in the midst of a heat wave. Much too hot to move, much less run/walk for 25 minutes. I am going to h... Read more

Waging War on Calories

Monday, June 18, 2012      3 comments

Well it's been two years since my last blog post. Not good. So today, i made a committment to get back on track both writing-wise and exercising-wise and nutrition-wise. Key word: tracking. It works, so i shouldn't forget to do it. I need to wag... Read more

Twenty Valley Wine Run

Monday, June 14, 2010      2 comments

I just completed my fourth half-marathon (Saturday, June 12). It started at Peninsula Ridge Winery (in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada) with a wine tasting. All along the route were beautifully landscaped hills of vines espaliered on their... Read more

When you talk...

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      3 comments

"When you talk, Do not say harmful things, But say what people need - Words that will help them Become stronger." Max Lucado emoticonRead more