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The Snail's Progress
Monday, June 11, 2012      2 comments

Stuck, stuck, a snail's pace of weight loss. The scale hasn't budged in weeks! I'd be lying if I said I wasn't disappointed. But, I've learned a few things this year. Thought I would share them. Even though I'd desperately ... Read more
Dear Body:
Monday, February 20, 2012      2 comments

I would be honoured if you would clue me in on whatever the big secret to shedding pounds is. Seriously...Because I am baffled. Thus far, I have done the following, with less than satisfactory results: Eating breakfast 120-200 min... Read more
New Year - Not so new me ;-)
Friday, February 10, 2012      2 comments

Its been a long while since I blogged. I fell off the fitness wagon in a big way last year and packed on another 10+ lbs. This new year, I decided to put *me* first (behind work & family - easier said than done) & get mine arse back to the... Read more
Getting over myself
Monday, February 15, 2010      6 comments

Thanks to everyone who stopped in yesterday with notes of encouragement. It really does help! No, I'm not was cardio/lower body weights. I will keep at it because I have to! I'm finding the more exercise I get, the better I feel... Read more
Getting pissed
Sunday, February 14, 2010      6 comments

I have no idea what I am doing wrong. I'm exercising, trying to get enough sleep, eating healthy...salmon last nite, home-made chicken curry with lots of colourful veggies & whole grain rice the nite before and that scale refuses to budge! ... Read more
End of week 3 & Agenda for week 4
Sunday, January 24, 2010      1 comments

The bottom line is...I need real life to get the heck out of my way to make time for gym time! Been twice this week. Not enough, I know....however, this week has seen even more cleaning and lots of prep for new job. I think my scale... Read more
Weekly Check in & Agenda
Sunday, January 17, 2010      2 comments

How is it possible to work your toosh off & not lose an ounce? :-( This week: Made it to the gym one time...but, my exercise this week consisted of thoroughly cleaning the basement, moving furniture and heavy boxes about, and cleaning and ... Read more
Week 2: Agenda
Sunday, January 10, 2010      2 comments

Thanks so much for the comments folks! It really does help support my efforts! :-) Staring off the week with a bang! Did 35 mins cardio + lower body weights today. Feeling great right now! :-) Note to self: Cardio is a heckuva lot easi... Read more
Check In: End of week 1
Saturday, January 09, 2010      2 comments

CHECK: Start the patch on Monday, January 3rd. Here's what has happened thus far... Well, there's still nicotine in my body because I am using the patch...but othe... Read more
And so it begins…..
Sunday, January 03, 2010      1 comments

It is my intent to post a weekly agenda...followed by a review of achievements met/not met. With any luck at all, this will keep me accountable. This week I will: * Start the patch on Monday morning in another attempt to quit smok... Read more
Thursday, November 19, 2009      2 comments

I did go to the gym on Tuesday :-) Did 40 minutes of cardio followed by lower body weights. Had to push myself to go but I am glad I did! I haven't smoked either! :-) Feeling a bit dizzy...experience (with quitting) has taught me that is due... Read more
An ambitious undertaking
Monday, November 16, 2009      4 comments

Been to the gym a few times over the last week…its a great stress buster…and as I am trying to quit smoking (yet again!), stress has been a factor. Yes, even with the patch, behaviour & desire remain. The task is to find other things to when I... Read more
giant leap
Saturday, July 25, 2009      0 comments

No baby steps...more like a giant leap! Went to the gym, 30 minutes of EFX followed by upper body & abs weight regime, then a few laps in the pool. Topped off, of course, with a deliciously hot bake in the sauna. I do love that sauna! Cardio... Read more
Return of the wayward Nana
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      3 comments

Been months since I've been here...been just as long since I committed to taking care of myself. Long story but the short version is...I lost my job late last year and much to my surprise, sank into a debilitating depression. Found myself real... Read more
End of Week Check In
Saturday, February 21, 2009      2 comments

Went over my scheduled cardio minutes & calories burned this week! Weekly Totals Cardio Minutes: 295 Calories: 1940 Weekly Goal Cardio Minutes: 180 Calories: 1490 ... Read more

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