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Meeting of the minds - calling all those who have kicked the sugar habit for good!
Thursday, August 23, 2012      6 comments

Today I have a meeting with my trainer about a seminar we want to offer to the public. We will be brainstorming and I am hoping to get a nutritionist on board together with myself and the trainer! So the three of us will be offering those w... Read more
How HABITS help
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      3 comments

I love this Quote by Seth Godin. It is about crash diets not working. He says: "If you want to get in shape, don't sign up for fancy diet this or Crossthat the other thing. No, the way to get in shape is to go to the gym every single day, cha... Read more
My hunch was right
Monday, August 20, 2012      6 comments

Remember one of my blogs was called something like, " I ran my first 5 K ( in theory)" and I alluded to being a little skeptical that ME running for 30 minutes added up to me running a 5 Km. So today I put that theory to the test and ran... Read more
A good dose of perspective to get me seeing things clearer
Saturday, August 18, 2012      7 comments

This morning I read a blog by BARBIETEC This is one courageous lady! She has been diagnosed with Cancer but is still doing her 10 K today nonetheless! She just got married this week and what a whirlwind week, ups and downs but her cour... Read more
Kids on the mend
Friday, August 17, 2012      3 comments

It looks like my daughter is feeling a little better today! She ate a good, decent sized bowl of cereal this morning! YAY! And she had way more energy and was chatty and pleasant all day! Although still a tummy ache at bedtime, it is stil... Read more
No Moose Tracks Required!
Thursday, August 16, 2012      6 comments

Every member of my family is sick..... and I am so tired! When they are sick, they want MOM!! Even DH has the dreaded germ, cold or flu or whatever it is! It is a wonder I have not caved and eaten a tub of moose tracks. Oh I know wh... Read more
First Family Birthday since going totally Sugar and refined carbs free.
Thursday, August 16, 2012      5 comments

Last night was my first large family gathering after making the switch to totally sugar free eating. That includes bread, pasta and refined carbs. I eat Quinoa, Buckwheat, Gluten Free Rolled Oats occasionally, chia seeds, nuts and fruit and... Read more
I ran my first 5K today ( well in theory)
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      4 comments

I say in theory because my running program assumes that if I run for 30 minutes that I have covered 5 Km! Well, I take really, REALLY small steps when I run, so it probably isn't 5 K but I'll just imagine it is for now. The important thing is th... Read more
Double take!
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      7 comments

This morning I got on the scale, not expecting much since I was a little bit up after eating that bread on Sunday. Yesteday I had mango, ginger ( fresh grated) nuts, hemp hearts, and greek youghurt. Then later I had an apple ( green) with sunf... Read more
Horrible Nasty Cold!
Sunday, August 12, 2012      4 comments

After fighting it for the better part of this week I have finally come down with a full blown cold! URGH! I am glad I got my run in yesterday because It will not happen tomorrow, that is for sure...and that is okay, I can have 2 days OFF in a... Read more
It has been about 6 weeks since I put the coffee pot away
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      7 comments

It has been about 6 weeks since I put the coffee machine away and switched to green tea and I am loving it! That is not to say that I will never have coffee again in my whole life, it is just that putting the coffee machine away was a sure wa... Read more
Well whattaya know! - it works!
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      7 comments

I have just returned from my camping trip! This is one of my favorite spots! It has become our annual getaway! This year I had to go it alone and take the kids since DH ... Read more
Quick update before I crash
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

The trailer is packed, phew! And it is the most organized and clean I have ever seen it! This minimalism thing really works! My dear monthly visitor showed up last night, just what I need on a camping trip, but fortunately the worst will b... Read more
Brand new book and brand new smile
Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

This week I have taken time to have tea with various friends and I have loved every moment of it. Each lady is so different and yet all of them enrich my life and are such a blessing. There are some friends that are too far away to have tea with... Read more
The freedom to choose
Monday, July 23, 2012      8 comments

I can't tell you how wonderful it feels to no longer be scared of getting on the scale. That scale is not an indication of how I have done this week, the CHOICES I made are an indication of how I have done. Did I eat with a clear conscie... Read more

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