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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
One day ahead of myself!
Monday, October 04, 2010      3 comments

This morning I dragged myself out of bed, it was really hard to open my eyes, it was still dark....but I did it , the kids were up and dressed and breakfast on the table , coffee poured before my husband confessed!!!!He had set the alarm clock w... Read more
Back to day #1 tomorrow....
Sunday, October 03, 2010      4 comments

Last night we had company and they brought dessert. it was DELICIOUS!!!! So after 11 days of no sugar added, I had some , and tonight we had some left over dessert that means tomorrow it is back to day #1 of no sugar added. we had a... Read more
Today is day 10 of no sugar added.....
Friday, October 01, 2010      6 comments

This morning I had granola with greek yogurt for breakfast with a few nuts and some dried cherries. I have to admit though that this week has been tougher to stay away from sugar than the first one!( wonder why that is?) I am getting my choc... Read more
IT IS OFFICIAL, I am writing a book about SWIMMING!
Thursday, September 30, 2010      3 comments

Last night was our first team meeting of the 2010-2011 Swim season and we meet at a local restaurant to talk about our "stuff"- so that is where the big event ( in my life) happened! As you know I have been commissioned to write a book on the... Read more
Why do I do this to myself? seriously I could have avoided some stress!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      3 comments

Firstly , here I am waiting in anticipation for the email I mentioned regarding whether my column is going to be published or not! I have been expecting a response since MONDAY!! I re- read the Managing Editor's email and realized that I h... Read more

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