What you believe is what you achieve
So I lost a couple of pounds over Christmas..not bad for a person who's already firmly in her healthy weight range!
Recently I've read a lot of posts on the boards where people are griping about slipping up over the holidays and "supportive... Read more
What do I eat on a cheat day?
This is a little "worse" than the usual day - normally I eat on plan at lunch...but there you go.... Read more
I've regifted most of my Christmas junk food, but kept 1 box of cookies and 1 box of dark chocolate mint thins. I keep dipping into these on a daily basis, not a lot in terms of calories, but enough refined sugar to give me a low-grade headache... Read more
Makes me sad...
It makes me sad to see how many people don't have the willpower/coping strategies to deal with holiday foods and parties and the BS family stuff that goes along with it all.
We had our family dinner on Saturday, and I am wishing I took a pi... Read more
2nd 5K - much improved
I was very VERY close to my goal of running a sub 30:00 5K, 31:10 according to my HRM and waiting on the official chip times to be posted. Today's run felt much better than last week's. It was about 7 degrees warmer, which made all the differe... Read more
More thoughts on running
I was headed to bed and then I wanted to write these thoughts down before they were forgotten.
To many people, especially my colleagues in the fitness community, completing a 5K might not seem like a big deal. My earliest memories of run... Read more
Me, a runner
I finished the Burlington Santa Shuffle in 31:42.
It was freezing, -7 C with wind. I'm the speck in black in the picture, taken with my husband's phone because my camera decided to run out of juice just as hubby tried to use it during the r... Read more
Holidays mean nothing to me
I don't like any "traditional" holiday food...and I don't really like my family with the exception of my husband and my cat.
So for me, holidays mean nothing.
This year, I am forgoing presents, and I will eat a full meal beforehand so... Read more
1st nonstop 5K run
well, 4.94 km, according to mapmyrun.com. This morning as I was getting ready to run, another trainer was about to take her client out, so we all ran together. Lovely and quiet by Lake Ontario early in the morning.... Read more
Registered for first 5k - Dec. 1, 2007
I've always met my fitness goals head on, but one activity that I have never been good at is running. So I bit the bullet and registered for a 5K on Dec. 1, 2007 - it'll force me to get out there and run regularly. I can run 3K without too muc... Read more
My size 4's are hanging off me. Too bad I got rid of a bunch of size 1-2 stuff last summer when I regained a few pounds.... Read more
Kettlebell info for newbies
Since so many of you SparkMail me asking for kettlebell info, I thought I'd share this article with you.... Read more
Can't shake the feeling
I can't help thinking that people love my foofoo sculpting class because they want to look like me. hehehe, little do they know the truth - really gorgeous muscle is not built using 3-10 pound weights.... Read more
If I may toot my own horn...
I am now a certified Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor!
Pictures from the certification in the link.... Read more
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Strong like bull!
When I first met Greg, he owned a computer store and I bought a P400 from him. I could not pick up the case by myself, it was waaaay too heavy. A few years before that, my monitor was having issues so I had to take it in for repairs and the bui... Read more