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2014 -- What I've learned
Thursday, February 13, 2014      0 comments

I've spent so many years of my life dieting, losing weight, gaining weight, obsessing about food and/or exercise. It makes me wonder sometimes about what I could have done with my time instead. It's really sad to be so focused on this that you l... Read more
5:2 Fasting Tweaking
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      0 comments

I've been doing 5:2 fasting since April and I really like it. I have found that for me, it takes the pressure off during my "feed days" because I can basically eat what I want to. For the first time in my adult life, I've been able to maintain m... Read more
5:2 Fasting Update
Saturday, July 13, 2013      0 comments

I starting doing the 5:2 Intermittent Fasting plan back in April and it seems to really work for me. I love being able to eat what I want most of the time and not stress about every calorie. If you're not familiar with intermittent fasting, the ... Read more
Those *&%@$ last 10 pounds!
Monday, April 23, 2012      2 comments

Reading other blogs and seeing people who have lost hundreds of pounds- I just can't understand why I can't seem to budge just TEN! Well, actually I do think I know why it's so hard. I'm just not sure how to overcome them and make it happen. ... Read more
Really Cool and Very Motivating!
Monday, March 26, 2012      1 comments

Thought I would share this really clever presentation. I like statistics so this was really motivating for me. Hope you enjoy it too! www.youtube.com/watch?v=
aUaInS6HIGo&feature=share ... Read more
Food Obsession
Friday, March 09, 2012      2 comments

One thing I hate about trying to lose weight is how obsessed I get with food. I want to browse cookbooks, search recipes, read food blogs....and now my new obsession: The food boards on Pinterest! I swear I'm almost drooling sometimes looking at... Read more
My New Favourite Breakfast
Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

I was up and out early this morning so I could go to the gym before starting work. When I mean early, I mean I got up at 5:40, stumbled out to drink some coffee and drove to the rec centre. I was planning to do a spinning class, but I was a bit ... Read more
Keeping the Streak going
Thursday, June 23, 2011      1 comments

I missed one day of exercise in the past week, but for a good cause! My brother was cycling in an event to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. It's an annual 400km cycling trip from Kelowna to Delta BC. He raised over $7000 this year w... Read more
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      1 comments

Not like the streaking from the 70's...not even close emoticon I was reading in someone else's blog about S... Read more
Denial- a river in Egypt?
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      1 comments

I stepped on the scale this morning on a whim. I haven't tracked my food in months and I know I've been eating more than I should be. My jeans are tighter and I can feel the change. I just wanted to stay in that nice, happy place of denial...not... Read more
Creeping up
Monday, April 04, 2011      2 comments

Ugh, my weight has crept up a bit lately. Lots of stress going on in my life. I know it's not an excuse to eat more and move less, but somehow that's just what happens. I'm back up to 145 now. I was thisclose to the 130's, but got lazy and stopp... Read more
Almost at my next goal
Sunday, February 13, 2011      4 comments

This week I'm 1.2 pounds away from my next milestone- 25 pounds lost! I'm so excited. Last August I just wasn't sure I could get here. This week I'm determined to do it. What's another 1.2 pounds? This week's goals: - Drink WATER- at ... Read more
Life gets in the way
Sunday, February 06, 2011      3 comments

I haven't been tracking my nutrition or fitness for quite a while, but I've been doing quite well with food choices. Fitness has been a challenge but I'm not beating myself up. Sometimes life gets in the way... 10 days ago, my 92 year old aunt... Read more
Lots of distractions
Sunday, January 23, 2011      1 comments

I'm down 2.3 pounds over the past 3 weeks. Better down than up, but I know I could lose more if I got back to tracking my food. Lately I've been distracted with caring for my Mom. She's 83 and has Alzheimers disease. She still lives alone but ... Read more
New Year = New Goals
Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

It's been tough getting back in the saddle as far as tracking my nutrition and fitness since the holidays. It's just SO DAMN EASY to fall back into being lazy about my health again. I haven't been doing too bad. I'm not overeating although I'm n... Read more

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