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Insomniacs Unite
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      0 comments

That is right. The wheels are turning and I am not going to sleep. I was able to update a few items on my 40 before 40 challenge. Most of them are at work but I also had my Ukulele debut at the reception for my parent's 50th anniversary. I s... Read more
Overtime and special events = excuses to going off plan
Sunday, August 31, 2014      3 comments

Some days were good, some days were bad. I did well on tracking most of the days but did not track on a couple. I need to start tracking EVERYTHING. NO MORE EXCUSES!!! Tuesday is the last of my airport duties and overtime hours. There are s... Read more
Reason Not to Quit #1 The Beach
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      1 comments

Today I took Lavinia to Cavendish Beach. I do like the beach. I felt oh so out of shape after my shenanigans this month. I went totally off plan, drinking wine, eating donuts and fast food. I have trained for the 5k but have not been exercis... Read more
Cox and Palmer 5K - my first timed race.
Saturday, July 19, 2014      4 comments

I did my first 5k timed race this morning. It was fantastic. I ran 2 mins, walked 2 mins until the last bit where I did 1 min intervals. At the end people were cheering me on. It was fantastic. I found it incredibly hard to breathe througho... Read more
Charlie`s Walk
Monday, June 30, 2014      0 comments

This year we had another successful Charlie`s Walk. We raised some money for the QEH cancer center and got out and enjoyed the beautiful morning in scenic North Rustico. This year was just a mess. I was so stressed out coming off nights and w... Read more
Week 8 of the BLC 25 CICO and challenges
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      1 comments

Lately I have really been overwhelmed both in home life, training for the Color Run, and work. Everything seems to take so much effort. I was really bogged down for a while and turned to coffee and donuts of all things. I am now back on track... Read more
I Went on a Bender
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      3 comments

Nope. I am not talking about alcohol but my bad behaviors. I did well last month on my Spending diet. I stayed well within my extremely tight budget and cut out the extras. I set up an even tighter budget this month since I am not getting as... Read more
BLC 25 Week 6 Fitness Tests
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      1 comments

emoticon One mile walk. I was finally able to do this and got 17 mins and 18 seconds. I went half way and then st... Read more
Week 5 of the BLC 25 CICO and challenges
Friday, May 30, 2014      1 comments

Last week I actually did well with my water for a change emoticon ... Read more
So bummed that my beloved tracker no longer works.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      4 comments

The theme of this week is tracking. I am a data type person and love looking at the numbers. I like to see improvement. Last summer and the summer before I really enjoyed the Runkeeper app on my IPhone. It uses GPS to track your movement, in... Read more
Week 4 of the BLC 25 CICO and challenges
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      0 comments

This last week seemed quite hard adjusting to working nights again. I get super hungry emoticon with schedule chang... Read more
May spending diet
Thursday, May 15, 2014      6 comments

I am doing a challenge I saw on Pinterest sometime last year which is to do a full month without spending. emoticon... Read more
Week 3 of the BLC 25 CICO and challenges
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      0 comments

Last week I was working on my nutritional targets emoticon by pretracking food, reducing coffee intake ... Read more
BLC 25 Week 2 CICO and challenges
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      1 comments

My focus for last week was to get at least 7 hours sleep emoticon because stupid happens when I am tired and I was... Read more
BLC 25 Fitness test
Monday, May 05, 2014      1 comments

I am just hopeless at these fitness tests. I did read the directions before doing the tests but am not sure I did most of them accurately. ... Read more

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