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Saturday, August 01, 2015      1 comments

Wow. I have been away from SparkPeople for a couple of months, really just checking in once or twice, and I would like to say thank you to everyone who has left really nice comments on my page. I'm quite blown away. I'M COMING BACK. ... Read more


Sunday, May 17, 2015      1 comments

Hi everybody. It's been quite an interesting few weeks. Just before leaving for a week long vacation with my husband's family, I got a new job. It's a new job, but an old one. When I first moved to BC, I had a job at the private liquor s... Read more

FitBit update

Thursday, April 30, 2015      2 comments

If you've read my last blog, you know that my FitBit has been acting up, and I have emailed their customer service. I am very happy to report that they have shipped me a new one. In the meantime, I've been using his (we both got Flexes for... Read more

Fitbit or what?

Friday, April 24, 2015      1 comments

So, yesterday (4/23) according to my Fitbit Flex, I didn't do any stepping what so ever during my entire 8 hour shift, plus when I went for a 45 minute walk on my lunch hour, it didn't track anything. This is 2 days in a row...... So, I have em... Read more

getting there...

Saturday, April 11, 2015      3 comments half of the challenge. The rest, is the journey! You'd be so proud of me. Instead of having Kentucky Fried Chicken and all the trimmings, I had a Dole Chop Chop salad with some roasted chicken breast on it. Betcha I have saved myse... Read more


Thursday, April 09, 2015      0 comments

I've been looking back at my journey over the past 2 years. I've been (kind of) keeping track of my weight journey, and it's been a slow process. Intentionally. I know that when I make these changes slowly, they become just a part of my... Read more

Trying times...

Sunday, April 05, 2015      1 comments

Well, it's been trying at work. Nuff said. I'll be working as a cashier today, then back to the cut room for the next 2 (working alone in the room). I've maintained my weight through all this. I'm really proud of myself, as I am an ... Read more

bread making

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      0 comments

So, last night, I mixed up a double batch of no knead bread. Later, when I bake it, I will let you know how it turned out.... 4 c white flour 2 c whole wheat flour 1/2 red river cereal (or sunny boy) 2/3 c oil 2 t yeast 2 t salt ... Read more

Shape up Challenge at work

Sunday, March 29, 2015      3 comments

Today was d-day.....I mean, weigh-day at work. 2 months ago, a bunch of us put $10 into a pool for 'Sobeys' Biggest Loser' weight-loss challenge. It's been quite a difficult time for me, as I am an emotional eater... but for the most p... Read more


Monday, March 23, 2015      1 comments

Just saw a good idea; do 25 pushups a day for 100 days. Don't know if I'll do it, but today I have. I did 25 bent knee pushups, and could barely do them. I used to do pushups when I got frustrated (about 15 years ago or so). At one point... Read more


Sunday, March 22, 2015      2 comments

So yesterday at work, for some unforseen reason, I cut my thumb pretty bad on the pineapple coreer. I didn't think it was that bad. Then there was no first aid attendant at work, so as a team, we all decided that Alana should 'go get i... Read more

so, today...

Friday, March 20, 2015      2 comments

I have made a decision. After much debate and discussion with my husband, I have informed the store owner that I no longer want to get shifts in the cut room. I have also let him know that I also would like less hours, as I have not been progr... Read more

Attitude of Gratitude

Monday, March 16, 2015      0 comments

Read an article today on Sparkpeople:
asp?id=1541 which made me stop and think. Haven't stopped and thunk for quite a while.... I am thankful for: 1. You. Yo... Read more

Weekend for me

Tuesday, March 10, 2015      0 comments

Today and tomorrow are my weekend this week. (March 10 & 11) Gonna go do some dictations. I'm 1 dictation away from completing the Endocrine system. What that means, is I'm officially 1/2-way done my year long course. I've taken a year ... Read more

hmmm, what do I call this one? Gearing Up?

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      1 comments

Hi everyone. Sitting here, after my shift as a cashier, contemplating getting ready for bed. It was a good day today. Working as a cashier for a Seniors' Day at the local grocery store. Not as busy as I'd hoped; the busier it is, the faster ... Read more

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