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The end of week 2 is in sight!
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      6 comments

Tomorrow is workout #3 of my 2 week muscle building work out and then...dan dan is 2 days of rest before week 3 program starts along with my weigh in and measurements. Still down 2 pounds, and the first week without sugar was fine,... Read more
Yay for pink weight lifting gloves!
Monday, April 02, 2012      4 comments

I am about to do workout # 2 of week 2 since I started back on my weight lifting training. On the last set, I have to work the muscles until" muscle failure".... One time when" failure" is a good thing. After my last 8 weeks I had callouses ... Read more
Avocado chocolate mousse - yep I made it at last.
Thursday, March 29, 2012      1 comments

Okay so I finally made the chocolate mousse made with wasn't the same as the real thing, but not too bad. I think if I was able to sweeten it with honey instead of stevia it would have been much better. I actually added coconut mil... Read more
It hurts! But it is a good hurt...that is what I am telling myself anyway.
Sunday, March 25, 2012      6 comments

So yesterday I resumed my strength training...and today I am really sore! But mostly upper body! Here is why: fitnesstrainingforlifean
2/03/everything-hurts.html So tomorrow is my next... Read more
Back on the nutritional plan
Friday, March 23, 2012      3 comments

It took some effort to get back to the mental place where I need to be to continue my nutritional plan where I left off... Because it is such a strict plan, it takes something to stick to it... Then I realized that I can't look at it as " fo... Read more
I love Siberia
Saturday, March 17, 2012      11 comments

I have to say my favourite spot was BAIKALSK and LAKE BAIKAL! With 14 hours difference in time to my home, I was waking up and getting to work while my family at home was... Read more
Next week this time I will be on a plane to Moscow
Friday, February 10, 2012      4 comments

Well it is exactly a week until I will be enroute to MOSCOW! YIKES! So much to do before I leave. Here is a blog I wrote today about READING LABELS and how I got fooled! Hope it does not affect my results too much, it was an honest mi... Read more
Wrote a blog and lost it, so here is the readers digest version!
Monday, February 06, 2012      6 comments

wiped-me-out.html Read about how my training went last week! Phwew! I am on antibiotics for a UIT! not fun! the meds make me feel Il... Read more
Off to the gym
Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

Today is the last session of this week's workouts! Yesterday I did deadlifts with 90 pounds! This week my trainer has added HIT after each work out which fatigues you for the next day! This means that the same weights seem heavier! ... Read more
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      3 comments

This week was an extra weigh in and measure due to the results indicating an insulin problem last week. ( follow link and there is a better explanation there) ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT I AM SO GRATEFUL THAT I DID NOT GIVE UP...Answers at last! ... Read more
I was right all along...
Friday, January 27, 2012      6 comments

Well if you have known me long enough, you will know that I have long suspected that there is something seriously UP with my body. NO matter now much exercise I do or what I eat, I put on weight. It had been confirmed, I had weigh and measure... Read more
Weigh and measure day! Callipers baby!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

Tobay marks the half may mark of my training. It is also my weigh and measure day. Yes with Callipers! The scale does not tell the whole story, but the measurements and skin gold measurements do. I am nervous!!! ... Read more
Oops! Missed my sparkaversary!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      3 comments

Oops! I forgot that it was my sparks anniversary last week !!!! I think it is 4 years !!!!!wow!!!! And I am still on the journey to find health and fitness. Right now I am loving my training jn the gym ! It is HARD , but worth it ! ... Read more
I start week 4 today! Change in program
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      1 comments

My fitness program has progressed to be 3 sets of each exercise and increased # of reps or increased weight. I have been able to see the progress, we document the exercises and write down the weight we used and how many reps etc. It has been ver... Read more
Finally- Something that works!
Saturday, January 07, 2012      5 comments

ON Dec 26th I started a fitness program. Finally I have found something that WORKS! I am doing weights 4 times a week and next week I will be back in the pool one day a week. I have lost...something like....6 pounds and I will find out... Read more

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