day 1 of Whole30
Monday, March 05, 2012      0 comments

Vegan protein powder avocado/banana smoothie raspberries chicken wings & spinach salad handful of walnuts pork tenderloin, brussel sprouts (with bacon) watermelon (1/2 cup) Feeling good!... Read more
today I RAN
Thursday, September 01, 2011      2 comments

I have been wanting to run for a very long time. When I've tried running outdoors I feel awkward and I tend to sprint, which means I am totally out of breath very quickly. Today I ran on the treadmill at the gym and it felt wonderful! It was... Read more
I walk therefore I am...
Thursday, June 16, 2011      4 comments

About three weeks ago a co-worker and I started walking at lunch. We work in such a beautiful neighbourhood... mature trees, beautiful huge homes on breathtakingly landscaped lots, which makes the walking all the more enjoyable. We've only mis... Read more
JENNSWIMS has inspired me... here goes THE LIST
Friday, June 10, 2011      13 comments

50 REASONS TO LOSE 50 LBS (in no particular order) 1. to like myself again 2. to be able look in the mirror and not cringe 3. to avoid the dreaded DIABETES (the family curse) 4. to look GORGEOUS for my daughter's wedding ... Read more
slow and steady
Thursday, April 14, 2011      3 comments

slow and steady wins the race... sounds great in theory, but in practice, slow is just well .......... slow. I want to be down 50 lbs like yesterday, I'm not a very patient person. My head knows that taking the time to build good habits and co... Read more
I feel a streak coming on..
Sunday, April 10, 2011      2 comments

Just finished day 4 of exercise and day 2 of eating wheat and dairy free. I'm not sure just yet, if its due to the change in diet or the regular exercise (or both), but I'm feeling SO GREAT! I mean its almost 10:00 p.m. and I feel like I coul... Read more
vegan anyone?
Thursday, April 07, 2011      7 comments

I've been thinking lately that I could become vegan. I've never been a lover a red meat... I do love tofu and legumes, and soy.. so I think I could give this a try. Just saying....... Read more
vegan anyone?
Thursday, April 07, 2011      1 comments

Have you ever given serious thought or tried to eat vegan? I've been thinking more and more lately that its something I would like to try. I think I could give up red meat without any problem, chicken might be harder... but there are so many s... Read more
Committed or interested....
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      4 comments

Someone once said the difference between being committed or interested is that when your only interested you do it when its convenient, and when you're committed you accept no excuses only results... I can't remember whose quote it is, and I'm p... Read more
sticking to it!
Thursday, January 27, 2011      1 comments

Today was disappointing... stepped on the scale and I was up .5 lb. I'm eating at the bottom end of my range and exercising for 30 minutes, including 20 min of cardio daily and the scale is not reflecting this. On the other side though, my clo... Read more
Fit, firm and fired up
Friday, January 14, 2011      1 comments

I honestly can't remember the last time I did a workout video (oops I think I just gave it away...) but when I arrived home tonight there was a package on the kitchen table... Coach Nicole has become my new best friend! I unwrapped the first dv... Read more
Vision board
Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

So I've been thinking about the whole vision board thing, and thinking its sort of silly, and probably not worth the time. But the more time I spent thinking it wasn't worthwhile, meant I was thinking about the sorts of things I would put on a ... Read more
Excited again!
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      3 comments

My first ever blog entry... I'll apologize in advance I can't remember the last time I was excited about a "diet". Please forgive my use of the D word... I'm excited because finally I've found a plan (group) that fits my life and doesn'... Read more