after a two month hiatus, i ate chocoate
so I ate some chocolate. I avoided all the Easter eggs...which is a miracle and I was doing really well. On Sunday I was hosting a family dinner and my guest brought an expensive chocolate butter cake. She'd bought it at a specialty bakery and I... Read more
Well it's time to regroup-five veg a day didn't work out
For those of you who's read my past few blogs, I've decided to create some healthy habits, one at a time. I've been told that a 21 day streak creates a habit, so every three weeks I'm adding something new. So far, it's been five weeks without Ch... Read more
21 days makes a habit
I've heard this somewhere and I hope it's true, because yesterday marked 21 days without chocolate. This is a miracle!! I cannot remember the last time I've gone this long without chocolate. In the beginning it was literally one day/hour at a t... Read more
14 days without chocolate
I haven't blogged in ages.....years maybe. For some reason today I found myself reading through all my older submissions and I was actually able to pin point when I became a sugar addicts I think. One of my older blogs, from 2008 was about quitt... Read more
Goals for 2012
Ok, so here I am at the end of another year. Well one thing I can say is 2011 was a very happy year for me. I'm not sure I got much done, except happiness. Being someone who suffers from depression, that's an accomplishment. My weight has been u... Read more
So last night I tried my first kick boxing class.....well it kicked my ass I'll tell ya! I was a hot mess by the time it was over, but........I still did it!
That got me thinking...mmmmm.....what else have I always wanted to do and not tri... Read more
Being critical is for the weak!
I just had the worst conversation with someone who was being critical of several people, calling them fat and making fun of how others dress etc. This person was over 40 years old, that's all I'm sayin'.
I just want to go on record as sayi... Read more
Gratitude List, May 31, 2011
1. My Sobriety
2. My overall Health
3. My children, the seem to love me inspite of me.
4. My work, still fun, after all these years
6. My gym, it's so awesome! Everyone in Canada, check out the Athletic Club, it's changing my life.
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But, didn't you hear? I want it!
What are you saying exactly? Are you saying that I can't have what I want? Well why not? Are you saying that I have to feel this? Deprived, and spanked, punished even? But didn't you hear me? I want it! I'm not sure you're listening.........I WA... Read more
Today's gratitude list
New Ritual, Join me won't you?
Today I'm grateful for:
1. my sobriety
2. my children
3. my extended family
4. my ability to earn a living
5. My health
6. My abitliy to be grateful and express it
7. My warm home and hot food
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Skating on the Rideau Canal
I live in Ottawa and am lucky enough to have the world's largest skating rink right in the middle of my home town. Growing up here, it was a regular part of my life, skating outside and taking in The Winterlude festival, the whole nine yards. I ... Read more
I'm wondering if making a point of blogging would help me to become more accountable. Apparently being accountable to myself alone is not always enough. I know this because I seem to get on a roll for a week, do everything I have to in order to ... Read more
My New Years blog
I'm not unique. As a matter of fact, I'm typical. I have an urge to write down some goals for the next year, just like everyone else. Here's the rub.......i haven't met all of last years goals yet. So, I would like to make the goal of no goals! ... Read more
Longing for that 20 something hard body
As I was getting ready for work this morning, I was doing the full circle mirror check. For some reason my mind flashed back about 20 years to those pre children days when I'd primp for hours and still not be happy with what I saw in the mirror.... Read more
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What would qualify as a healthy life change?
I'm not really doing my best. I'm doing better, but not my best.
I think I've mentioned before that since I've quit smoking, I've changed my addiction from nicotine to chocolate, and I'm not even lying. I think about it all the time, and I... Read more