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"Slim By Design"

Friday, January 09, 2015      3 comments

Here are "6 kitchen hacks to help you shed pounds" by Brian Wansink. He wrote a book called Slim By Design: www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01
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Happiness Project

Friday, January 02, 2015      3 comments

Happy New Year! January is so full of optimism...as Gretchen Rubin says in The Happiness Project...it's "the fresh start, the total commitment, the leap into the unknown" I started a Spark group for The Happiness Project last January and we... Read more

running clinic!

Tuesday, October 07, 2014      3 comments

Last night I joined a 5K running clinic at the Running Room, I can already run 5K, but I do it so slowly and I haven't been running regularly. I feel like paying for this clinic makes the commitment more serious and makes it more likely that I t... Read more

Tweed Ride Toronto

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      2 comments

On Saturday I went on the Tweed Ride Toronto! It was super-fun, even though the weather was much too hot for wearing tweed! It was a fundraiser for Bikes Without Borders. We wore old timey tweed and met in Trinity Bellwoods Park for live music (... Read more

VegFest Guelph

Monday, September 22, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday Guelph, Ontario had its first VegFest and I was there! This is me with Gene Baur, co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, and an IronMan finisher! ... Read more

Race Report: Sheenboro Granfondo

Monday, September 22, 2014      1 comments

Hello! This was a 35K bike tour in rural Quebec. I didn't get great photos. I did it with my Dad. This was the second time I did this and it was easier this year though I still walked up one of the hills. It felt great and I'd like to do more bi... Read more

Race Report: Beaches Jazz 10K

Monday, July 28, 2014      5 comments

Yesterday I ran in the Beaches Jazz 10K. It wasn't a great run for me. It's a bit discouraging that I think about running so much, and I put in a decent amount of time training, but I'm not really making any progress. Before I give up on running... Read more

Esther the Wonder Pig

Monday, July 28, 2014      0 comments

Wow! I met Esther the Wonder Pig's dads yesterday! Esther is an internet star....she was adopted by Scott and Derek, who were told she was a mini pig. Two years later, she's 625 pounds of fun! You can see oodles of cute pictures of Est... Read more

I'm so vegan I get kale for my birthday!

Friday, July 25, 2014      7 comments

One of my work friends brought me kale from her garden (and a vegan cupcake!) today. My birthday is on the weekend. I'll eat the cupcake but not the icing, and I'll savour every bite mindfully. I'll enjoy the kale over a few meals. Lucky ... Read more

Race Report: Pride and Remembrance 5K

Saturday, June 28, 2014      4 comments

Hello! I ran in a 5K race today. It was for AIDS and LGBT charities and it was extra-festive this year because World Pride is here this year. emoticonRead more

raw vegan running heroes!

Thursday, June 12, 2014      2 comments

I met Janette Murray-Wakelin and Alan Murray last night! I've been hearing about them in the veg community for awhile...they're in their 60s and in 2013 they ran a marathon distance EVERY DAY for 366 days!! And they're raw vegans! And it ... Read more

until further notice: CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!

Thursday, May 29, 2014      8 comments

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Bike to Work Day

Monday, May 26, 2014      3 comments

It's Bike to Work Day! I joined one of the group rides down to City Hall for breakfast, speeches and a bike fair. I feel so safe and visible riding in a group of cyclists, I wish I could ride to work in a group every day! Read more

minimalist running shoes?

Thursday, May 22, 2014      4 comments

Hello! I "need" new running shoes because my two beloved pair of New Balance shoes have really been working hard! I took a chance on buying these minimalist shoes last night. I haven't worn them outside yet so I can still return them. ... Read more

Race Report: Sporting Life 10K

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      3 comments

Hello! This race was last weekend. I didn't train properly. I was surprised when I started running, and throughout the race, at how great I felt! I felt strong and I didn't get bored or tired like I have the other times I've run 10K!! Unfortuna... Read more


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