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Timed swim today...
Thursday, October 21, 2010      3 comments

I was WAY too tired last night to get to swimming, turns out I have mild asthma because of allergies, had a rough night last night, so got my prescription today, puffer and meds to alleviate the tight chest. Who knew, quite a relief now that ... Read more
Notes from my Annual Physical check up!
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      9 comments is done....flu shot done too ( ouch my arm!) and blood work done too! Doc says my weight is creeping up there and I have to do something about it ( NO BIG SURPRISE!!!!) So that is it!!! Apparently for women my age to manage wei... Read more
Annual Physical Check up day today!
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      2 comments

well since it is THE DAY, I decided to weigh in this morning, and the scale was kind...down back to 150.4lbs...there was a temporary spike of 152 lbs on Monday , so I am relieved to see that the # did not stick around. My arms are REALLY so... Read more
Torture thy name is:" 8 x 200 descending sets" at swim practice!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      4 comments

This morning we were all up early....the kids were talking and playing loudly by 6:20 I got up at about 6:40 am.....made oatmeal! This was the view of the Lake at sunri... Read more
Swim meet done, recovering today!
Sunday, October 17, 2010      5 comments

Well I am sore today , just a little, I can tell I really worked those muscles. The backstroke events went really well and I was REALLY happy with them, even the flip turns were spot on! The 100 M freestyle started off strong and then the l... Read more
Houston , we are good to go!
Friday, October 15, 2010      2 comments

After my little panic attack, well not really, I have the best doc in the whole world, she changed the meds that the walk-in gave me ..although she said the risk of me getting injured was minimal , but for my peace of mind , we switched..... T... Read more
Potential problem....
Friday, October 15, 2010      5 comments

So yesterday I suspected I had a UIT, ladies you know what that is..... so I went off to the walk in , quick and painless experience...I was out of there in less than 30 min...picked up the prescription and then went to take it after supper an... Read more
On to day two with no sugar added to my diet! ....
Thursday, October 14, 2010      3 comments

Okay this is day 2 of the renewed commitment to myself to NOT add sugar to my diet. Yesterday the whole day I felt awful , with a lingering headache , sounds like sugar withdrawals to me! Last night I went to swimming and we did 2800 m but... Read more
I admit it , it is tougher this time around!
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      3 comments

Today is the day I am back on "no sugar added" after the Thanksgiving weekend of feasting! I had a hard time controlling the cravings yesterday and today I am a little more ready to tackle it! At this point the THOUGHT of anything sugar... Read more
Pumpkin cheesecake chocolate squares- warning - decadent
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      4 comments

I found the recipe for these in the latest edition of Chatelaine....delicious. here is a link....
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Thank you to all my Spark friends...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      3 comments

For all your support and friendship, I will be popping in here and there to catch up when my brain is fried.... I will be going to the pool this morning, and Thursday morning...Swim meet on Sat. Thank you to all who commented on my las... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving/Columbus Day...and MIA for a week....
Monday, October 11, 2010      8 comments

Happy thanksgiving to all my Canadian spark friends and Columbus day to all those from the USA! We have had a wonderful weekend filled with good times, good food and family! Now today my kids are at their best friend's house for a pla... Read more
QUICK UPDATE!!! and Happy Thansgiving to all my CANADIAN Spark friends
Friday, October 08, 2010      4 comments

As mentioned in previous blog, BIG meeting today to pitch the book to my "boss" and to conceptualize the form the book is going to take. Meeting went really well, we are both totally on the same page with it! What a great thing to be work... Read more
Important meeting tomorrow......and still sugar free .....
Thursday, October 07, 2010      3 comments

Wow...what a week, and I am glad to say that Friday is a very welcome sight. I still have a TON to accomplish in the next few days. Tomorrow I have a very important meeting with my coach about the book where we will nail down the content of... Read more
Spaghetti squash with meat sauce for dinner ...and a tough swim work out!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      3 comments

My apologies in advance for this being a short quick update. I have a lot going on and just wanted to jot down some thoughts. Last night we had spaghetti squash and meat sauce instead of pasta and meat sauce and it was DELICIOUS!!! then... Read more

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