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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Monday, October 08, 2012      6 comments

My husband is Canadian so I use that as a reason to celebrate Thanksgiving twice :-) Today is Canadian Thanksgiving. I try to keep our Canadian version scaled-down and healthier than the American rendition. We're having - My favorite... Read more

On Top of Things & Running Update

Sunday, October 07, 2012      8 comments

I am membership chair for our PTA. As of today I have ALL membership entered and ALL membership cards printed. Tonight I'll make address labels and separate the cards while I watch the PTA game, tomorrow I'll buy envelopes and stuff them, Tues... Read more

Running Update

Thursday, October 04, 2012      5 comments

Not a lot new. Thank goodness. I need a breather :-) ----- Running update: Running for 2012: 124.75 miles + 5.25 miles = 130 miles next 5K in 9 days Fourth day doing rolling hills on the treadmill. Feeling more energetic th... Read more

Buffalo Chicken Salad

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      5 comments

I thought I'd share one of my favorite lunches. 2-3 oz baby spinach 3 oz shredded carrots 12-15 baby tomatoes 4 oz thin & trim buffalo chicken 1 oz reduced fat blue cheese Dressing - if desired (I usually skip it) 1 T... Read more

Have you gotten your flu shot?

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      8 comments

Just a little PSA..... flu season will soon be upon us. If you get flu shots... now would be a good time. The kids go to their flu clinic this afternoon. Despite my asthma, I don't qualify as 'high risk' at my PCP's practice so I got mi... Read more

On to October

Monday, October 01, 2012      8 comments

My September Goals: "THIS MONTH: I'd like to get back to maintaining in the 124-126 range (instead of the 126-128 range) with body fat back down around 20%. I'd like to run my second 5K in 30 minutes or less. I'd like to be half done with my Fit... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 30 - Got My Groove Back

Sunday, September 30, 2012      13 comments

Day 30. What are you most proud of about your journey towards healthy living during the month of September? I am proudest of the fact that I've got my groove back :-) It was my big goal for the month. The details - the precise weight ran... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 29: Randomness

Saturday, September 29, 2012      4 comments

Day 29: There is so much MORE to you than your wellness journey. Please share 10 facts about yourself that aren't related to your weight loss journey, how you eat, or how you exercise. 1. I am at a Romney-Ryan rally with my husband and kid... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 28 - There's more to this than nutrition & fitness

Friday, September 28, 2012      5 comments

Day 28. What do you do for wellness? For example, to increase emotional, spiritual, or intellectual well-being? I am still working on this part of wellness. In a way it was the first thing I started working on but it is certainly the one ... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 27 - PT to PT

Thursday, September 27, 2012      4 comments

Day 27: Have you ever hired anyone to help you with your journey? A personal trainer. A dietician/nutritionist? A wellness coach? A life coach? What worked and didn't work? I suppose the primary professional I 'hired' was my doctor. I've ... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 26 - Me, Myself, & I

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      2 comments

Day 26. Do you like to exercise alone, with a partner, in a small group, or in a large group? Why? I mostly exercise by myself. Even though I take 3 large group classes a week, I feel like I do them 'alone'. There is little interaction b... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 25 - Exercise Past & Future

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      5 comments

Day 25. Is there any form of fitness/exercise that you tried and gave up? Is there any form of fitness/exercise that you would like to try? Eons ago I was on a soccer team. I spent most of time feeling horribly embarrassed and like I was ... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 24 - Fitness First, For Me.

Monday, September 24, 2012      3 comments

Day 24. When did you incorporate fitness goals into your healthy lifestyle? (Before starting to lose weight, during weight loss, after goal weight, etc.) This time around fitness goals came FIRST. I had been going to physical therapy for ... Read more

I did it! 26:34

Sunday, September 23, 2012      10 comments

From my earlier post on fitness goals: "1. Improve my running speed and endurance. Not knowing the hills of today's course, my goal is to simply be under 30 minutes. If the hills aren't so bad that I have to walk some of it, I'd really lik... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge Day 23 - Fitness Goals

Sunday, September 23, 2012      7 comments

Day 23. What are your current fitness goals? Very timely question on the morning of my second 5K. I don't believe I did that on purpose! 1. Improve my running speed and endurance. Not knowing the hills of today's course, my goal is... Read more


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