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2 minutes not 2 seconds! ;0)

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      0 comments

I had to edit my last post because i beat my best time by 2 minutes not 2 seconds!... Read more

I completed my first 5k!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013      2 comments

Sunday was the big day and it was a blast! There was over 2000 people in the race and the weather was almost perfect. It is a beautiful seaside course, as well. I am still very slow (44:14) but I beat my personal best time by 2 minutes! It... Read more

42 days to go! Preparing for my big race day!

Monday, May 13, 2013      2 comments

I haven't run by myself or with other people since I was in high school several decades ago! Back then I spent a lot of time trying to get out of PE class, but I am really into it now! How times have changed! In preparation for my race ... Read more

44 Days Untill My First 5k Race!

Saturday, May 11, 2013      3 comments

I went running along the river today because my treadmill broke! I love the trail but the water is rising high because of record heat and rapid snow melt in the mountains. With rain on the way, it is likely that my favorite running path will be ... Read more

Well, I finally signed up for my first 5k Race

Thursday, May 09, 2013      2 comments

And there is no backing out because I also signed up to fundraise for the BC SPCA. I love animals and it is a thrill to be able to help animals in need while getting fit! I began training two weeks ago and its rough. I think I am going to lik... Read more

27 pounds lost!

Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

After very slow weight loss for weeks and weeks I am finally seeing some dramatic results. Yesterday, I was trying on all the clothes that had become to small for me during my "gaining years". Many of them not only fit again, but they are too bi... Read more

Walking as Therapy

Monday, October 15, 2012      0 comments

I am getting myself into the habit of walking every morning. It is a great start to the day and I don't have to worry about getting my cardio in later. I just put on some upbeat music and go! ... Read more

Cutting food in half

Saturday, September 22, 2012      1 comments

I have become a big fan of cutting foods that I love in half so I can enjoy them twice! Being so busy makes meal prep tough so I like to make meals ahead of time now. This has helped immensely with spreading my calories over the day in a h... Read more

My Busy Life

Thursday, September 20, 2012      2 comments

We all have the same problem. We fill our days with things "To Do". We can't help ourselves. We are driven to do more than we can cope with. We are people pleasers, affraid to let anyone down. That is our downfall. Know that you are a good ... Read more

Learning to run again.

Thursday, September 13, 2012      0 comments

I used to run a lot when I was a teenager. I was addicted to it for years. I couldn't wait to get out of bed each morning to workout and run. Then for some reason I stopped. Thirty years later I was playing with a Friend's young puppy and becam... Read more

Changing habits

Monday, August 27, 2012      2 comments

I have learned that changing bad habits to good habits is much easier when you reward yourself in some way. I exercise in the morning so I can have a relaxing shower afterward with a beautifully scented soap and shampoo. Nothing compares to the ... Read more

I hit the 16 pounds lost mark today!

Thursday, August 16, 2012      3 comments

I am finally on my way down the scale again. I am trying to take it nice and slow. I can't believe how many weeks, months and years are lost to waiting for the "right" time to diet. Tracking everything works!... Read more


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