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Dealing with age issues and being older than work colleagues

Sunday, August 10, 2014      2 comments

I know I have been inactive for several months and I just cannot seem to get my act together but I am doing the best I can for myself. Bit by bit everything will come into place no matter how long it takes. An issue I am facing these days ... Read more

Manifestations and changes and challenges to overcome

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      4 comments

This is the year of big changes for me. I am in the process of making changes in my life and 2014 will be the best year ever. I have returned to the gym after an absence of several months and am feeling super happy and good that I am back ... Read more

An update on my situation in Spain and my boyfriend

Tuesday, October 15, 2013      2 comments

This past long weekend I spent with my boyfriend at his place in Vermont. He came up to Montreal to get me on Thursday and then brought me back to his place on Friday. We had a wonderful weekend together but not without a few difficulties and ... Read more

A situation I experienced while in Spain

Tuesday, October 08, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I wrote a blog about my trip to Spain which I enjoyed immensely and was a great experience that I will truly remember. Today I would like to write about an experience I had while on the language program and see what your interpretatio... Read more

My wonderful trip to Spain

Monday, October 07, 2013      3 comments

I have just returned from a wonderful trip to Spain that I will never forget and will always be in the forefront of my mind. It was a great experience for me where I learned about myself and about other people. I was there for 15 days where I ... Read more

Need to connect with myself and go really deep inside

Sunday, April 07, 2013      9 comments

It is coming up to my second year on Sparkpeople and I have still not been able to lose the weight. I am realizing that just being on this site alone is not helping me to deal with my emotional eating. In order for me to start losing weight an... Read more

My Non Scale Victories of 2012

Friday, January 18, 2013      9 comments

Although I did not lose weight in 2012 or resolve my binge and mindless eating habits I did have some non scale victories during the year. I was able to get myself back to the gym and do my workouts even though there were periods when I did... Read more

My difficult ski day and being too hard on myself.

Sunday, January 06, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday I went cross country skiing up north in The Laurentian mountains to Mont Tremblant where I have been many times over the past 25 years. I have skied on all the trails there from easy to difficult and they have always been tracked. We... Read more

Was 2012 a good or bad year for me

Saturday, December 29, 2012      5 comments

In reflecting back on 2012 I thought about the positives and the negatives and realized that there was a bit of both. So 2012 was not a terrible year but it was not a wonderful year either. I would sum it up as saying it was an okay year. ... Read more

My journey thus far

Saturday, December 08, 2012      4 comments

As part of my spark coach assignment I will be writing about my journey thus far on Sparkpeople and how it has been both painful and joyous. I have been a sparkpeople member since May of 2011 and there have been both ups and downs along the way... Read more

What I learned from my "mistakes"

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      3 comments

Today in my session with sparkcoach I learned that we all makes "mistakes" on our quest to being healthy. When we are trying to lose weight we expect ourselves to be perfect. We expect perfection in eating exactly the right foods and creating ... Read more

Experiences with stress and anxiety

Thursday, November 01, 2012      7 comments

As a spark coach assignment I will write about any experiences I have had with stress and anxiety while trying to lose weight. To date I do not believe I have had any major stresses or anxieties but there is still a bit of stress that I deal wi... Read more

Why I want to lose weight

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      10 comments

As a user of Sparkcoach I am starting stage 3 of the spark diet. I have been asked to write my reasons and motivations for wanting to lose weight and what will happen once I do. I have many reasons for wanting to lose weight. As I am now ... Read more

Excuses I use when I don't want to exercise

Monday, October 01, 2012      6 comments

I have been following the Spark coach program and today's assignment is to blog about the excuses I use not to exercise and then to find a way to counteract them. Here goes: It's too hot and humid outside to go out anywhere. There is ... Read more

I am not quitting

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      4 comments

Tuesday, September 12, 2012 - Fitting pledge for today! "Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and f... Read more

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