Self care to love life!
Last spring, I went away for a 12 day retreat and have been struggling to settle back into my training routine since then. Although, I have been active, my eating habits have taken a toll.
A few months later, I realize ... Read more
I don't have to do it alone!
I have not written in a long while. Today, I celebrate my first half-marathon! I ran it in 2:08:05. I am delighted with my performance. Although I had been training on a regular basis for this important challenge, I felt... Read more
Attitude is what truly matters!
my much awaited vacation is just around the corner. Sunday, I will depart for Greece for a 4 week journey. Travel, foreign cultures and languages, ancient history, archeology and art are areas of passion for me. I am exci... Read more
Grateful and motivated
after a rough patch struggling with old issues, I feel home again, back on track with renewed motivation.
These past weeks, I went through my days dragging myself and trying to find balance and peace within. I am making ... Read more
A tough couple of days
this is the written version of a blog I have been wanting to write for weeks now...
It seems that even with the best of intentions, I tend to get locked up in a gloomy mood that negatively overshadows my soul, my psyche... Read more
New challenges and new dreams
I am so happy and gratefull for all that i receive everyday. I am healthy and active, blessed with friendships and gifted with many talents. I also have my share of challenges just like everyone else.
I feel that I have... Read more
A leap of faith
I tried to write this blog several times and just chose to delete it in the end because I was just not 'feeling' it.
I went through my scuba open diver certification this week-end. It went well under the circumstances ... Read more
I'm in a hurry...
I'm in a hurry to loose 5 pounds but I know this is a race I can't win!
Why? Because I'm not looking at it from a long term, healthy lifestyle point of view;
When I'm in a hurry for something to happen, I'm not looking at the bigger pi... Read more
Goals, struggle and staying true to myself
I am struggling! I met with my trainer yesterday and all the results are there. I managed to maintain my weight and measurements even though I have been feeling drifting away from my usual discipline with food. I find myself... Read more
Enjoying the rewards and keeping myself motivated...
Hi there everyone,
last week I wore my black skinny jeans. They had been in the closet for a year. The irony is that I weight just a little less than last year but my body composition is changed. I'm fit and strong. My thighs are leaner and... Read more
Hello fellow spark friends,
last week was an eye opener for me. My body decided to let me know where I was at.
I broke down crying, I was so tense, stressed and tired.
I felt overworked, overstressed, overboard.
I was disconnected ... Read more
The scale: only one way to measure weight loss
Good evening every one,
I met with my trainer tonight and we began our meeting by a weigh in.
I lost 2 1/2 pounds and was so disapointed about it.
I have been eating clean for 4 full weeks and training intensely.
I thought: what 2 ... Read more
I believe in miracles even in the darkest times I always believe in them. Tonight, proved it again!
I got home from the gym later than I wanted and starving only to find a huge snow bank in the driveway... ... Read more
I am proud of myself
Three days without any sweets!
All it took was the honest desire to overcome my cravings and the discipline to take all sweets out of the house.
All it took was to make a choice, a choice to treat my body and myself with respect.
... Read more
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Full moon ritual and epiphany
A day ago I wrote about addiction to sweets and especially to chocolate.
I have been reflection on that mater since then (and well before may I add...)
I had a friend over today. We walked in the woods, shared alot of insights and had a ... Read more