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2014 5% Winter Challenge wheels up!

Saturday, January 18, 2014      1 comments

I've joined the 2014 5% Winter Challenge on the Cats team (what else for me!!) and it's wheels up today, January 18th. My 5% goal would equal to 8 lbs. in 8 weeks, which is totally doable if I stay on program. I'm looking forward to being acco... Read more

What a relief!

Saturday, December 28, 2013      1 comments

Just one year ago I was starting on my journey towards improving my health and losing weight. Being who I am, I researched to the nth degree all the different available options, low-carb this, high protein that, the supermarket diet, the paleo... Read more

I'm going for it - 30 days until beach vacation

Monday, November 11, 2013      2 comments

My husband and I have booked a beach vacation in Mexico from December 15-22nd and for the first time, I want to feel confident and comfortable in a bathing suit. I also want to participate in all of the activities and not feel tired like I have... Read more

I'm grateful for.....

Monday, October 14, 2013      3 comments

Today is Canadian Thanksgiving and it's a good opportunity to stop and reflect on how good life can be and what we are most grateful for. I'm grateful for: My wonderful husband who gave up his summer vacation to help me through my knee re... Read more

Exercise, fun, me - 3 words I never thought would go together!

Sunday, August 11, 2013      1 comments

I just did my first Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds dvd program and I had FUN EXERCISING! ME! Those are 3 words I never thought would be in the same sentence. I've always loathed exercise (yes, yes - I did some, but grudgingly). It's par... Read more

Light at the end of the tunnel at last

Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

Light at the end of the tunnel at last, after my knee replacement surgery. My progress has been steady, but slow, but it's picking up now. Here's where I'm at this week (8 weeks after my surgery): Back at work full time Walked home from wo... Read more

Made it to 90 degrees FINALLY!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      5 comments

Well, better late than never, right? I FINALLY reached a 90 degree bend, 6 weeks after my knee replacement surgery. I am the proverbial tortoise, not the hare, for sure! My recovery has been steady, but slower than most, and this is a real mi... Read more

I made it though the dreaded knee surgery!

Friday, May 24, 2013      6 comments

Well, I made it though the dreaded knee replacement surgery and now I'm in recovery mode. It's weird to have to relearn how to do simple things like raise your leg, but it's a good test of patience and perseverance. I'm working super hard on m... Read more

A long way to go, but I've come a long way too - bye-bye "big" clothes!

Sunday, March 31, 2013      7 comments

This morning was pretty momentous for me. I was struggling to find something to wear that fits (and is clean, hee-hee!), and inadvertently put on a pair of pants that I haven't worn in a few months. They were massive on me and falling down! I... Read more

Exercise my mind to exercise my body

Sunday, November 04, 2012      1 comments

Week two of Kindergarten and here's what I learned this week: Exercise my mind to exercise my body! My joints are bad and getting exercise has been an issue for me. But this week, I decided that I would use "my little grey cells" to quote... Read more

I'm in Sparkpeople Kindergarten and here's what I've learned so far

Sunday, October 28, 2012      16 comments

It's been one week since I started with Sparkpeople and so I feel like the new kid who just started kindergarten. Who are all those cool kids having fun over in the corner? How do I use the toys in the toybox? Will my teacher like me? Will I... Read more


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