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  • Day one and a half...

    10/2/2015 8:44:48 PM, by MIMMICA

    I know, day one and a half seems odd... but the title is appropriate, considering my decision to make changes happened mid-day yesterday. It wa... Read more

  • I had an epiphany today...

    10/1/2015 4:53:48 PM, by MIMMICA

    August 17th was my last officially tracked weigh-in. August 20th was my last blog. August 21st was the last time I tracked food. ... Read more

  • On my bookshelf this week

    9/12/2015 10:46:04 AM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    I read a lot of books (as do many of you, I know) but I forget after a time which ones I've read -- so I end up buying a duplicate... Read more

  • Weight is up but so is my determination!

    9/2/2015 12:40:52 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    Last week was a write-off. I got up last Monday morning and started doing stuff around the house without doing my ankle/leg stretching exercises... Read more

  • Drink your water!

    8/26/2015 1:52:15 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    Just wanted to share this article - drinking water promotes weight loss (We all knew that already but it's a good reminder!) Read more

  • Holy slow days at the office....

    8/20/2015 2:46:23 PM, by MIMMICA

    It's been so slow at the office since they announced the federal election here in Canada. I went from processing 50 files a day, to the gran... Read more

  • You're going to get tired

    8/16/2015 11:56:14 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    of me blabbing on and on I know I do better when I blog, so I'll be filling your feed with posts, lol Weighed in today -- wa... Read more

  • 40 pounds in 20 weeks

    8/15/2015 12:49:58 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    "40 pounds in 20 weeks" That is the challenge on a fitness email list that I belong to. I wasn't sure where they got the 20 weeks from unt... Read more

  • Slow but steady day

    8/13/2015 9:11:41 PM, by MIMMICA

    It was a slow but steady day at the office today. I go I got a lot of work done and I had time to rest between files. Didn't realize that I didn'... Read more

  • I am a Sabateur!

    8/5/2015 1:11:11 PM, by MIMMICA

    It's true! I had a great day on Monday. Made a new commitment to myself to stay on track. Drank all my water, did my cardio, ate well, a... Read more

  • Update on my last two weeks...

    8/3/2015 2:26:31 PM, by MIMMICA

    The good news is that I've been making sure to do my Sparking every day -- logging in, tracking food, exercise, and doing the minimal posting whe... Read more

  • Great week...

    7/23/2015 9:02:54 PM, by MIMMICA

    I finally got around to moving everything into place in my "gym" room in the basement. I bought some rubber puzzle mats and made a nice sur... Read more

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday....

    7/19/2015 1:30:19 PM, by MIMMICA

    I was sad to leave the office on Friday evening -- Monday I will be at my old job for the week, and to be honest, I just want to be done with it,... Read more

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday...

    7/17/2015 7:00:31 AM, by MIMMICA

    So much for trying to post in here every day. It's been so busy for me this last week, I just haven't had the time to sit and blog. I hav... Read more

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

    7/14/2015 6:45:34 AM, by MIMMICA

    It was a busy weekend. I managed the basic sparking, but didn't post anything. Zeus and I got out for our daily walks, and visited ... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/9/2015 10:42:50 PM, by MIMMICA

    Almost didn't get around to blogging today. Biggest thing that happened today was that I lost my tracker.... searched for it, and ended up f... Read more

  • Wednesday...

    7/9/2015 6:38:34 AM, by MIMMICA

    Yesterday was a busy day at the office. I started off my day with an hour long walk with Zeus in the morning. I went to work, where I got ... Read more

  • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday....

    7/8/2015 6:46:53 AM, by MIMMICA

    Every day, I log into this site and I do my sparking. I intend to write a blog, but I always put it off to 'later in the day'. Lately I've been... Read more

  • Need treadmill advice

    7/5/2015 2:43:55 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    Hubby agrees that I need a treadmill - I cannot walk outside due to all the hills in our neighbourhood (my knees *burn* just going up the street ... Read more

  • The Bad, the Good and the... selfies..

    7/4/2015 12:18:01 PM, by MIMMICA

    Wasn't feeling well again yesterday. Ended up staying home from the office. Took some Gravol to settle my stomach, slept most of the sunny day ... Read more

  • Happy Thursday!

    7/2/2015 2:24:33 PM, by MIMMICA

    Belated Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! Didn't get around to blogging on Tuesday. The plan was to do that when I got home, but by ... Read more

  • Monday, Oh Monday

    6/29/2015 11:25:23 AM, by MIMMICA

    To start off, I'm happy that I managed to ditch another two boomerang pounds this past week. Staying close to the daily food intake limits worke... Read more

  • Happy Friday!

    6/26/2015 1:09:43 PM, by MIMMICA

    I realized this morning that I should start working towards cleaning out my office and getting things ready to move to my new space on the 5th fl... Read more

  • Back at the office after a week's vacation...

    6/25/2015 12:45:13 PM, by MIMMICA

    It's been a slow, slow, slow morning at the office. I'm struggling to stay awake, and it's only 12:30! Hopefully things will move faster this a... Read more

  • Week's Update... (Has it really been a week since I've blogged?)

    6/23/2015 10:24:18 AM, by MIMMICA

    Geez. I was on a roll there, blogging daily, and then I got busy. My week in review: Wednesday was a good day. Went to the grocer... Read more

  • I Quit

    6/21/2015 8:25:30 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    I broke my ankle last week - it's not a bad break, just a hairline fracture-thingy - it hurts like crazy and I'm in a cast for at least the next ... Read more

  • It's only Tuesday...

    6/16/2015 7:17:33 AM, by MIMMICA

    Working two short work weeks back to back makes a full work week feel like an eternity. It's raining this morning. Rain is great, I'm hap... Read more

  • Sunday's adventures....

    6/15/2015 1:37:29 AM, by MIMMICA

    Took Zeus for a nice long walk to the dog park on Sunday afternoon. We were gone for nearly three hours. He had a blast at the park, but he end... Read more

  • Catching up with the blogging...

    6/13/2015 10:34:08 PM, by MIMMICA

    I had every intention to blog these last few days, but just never got around to it. I took Thursday and Friday off as vacation days, so I co... Read more

  • Wednesday, My Friday....

    6/10/2015 12:52:23 PM, by MIMMICA

    Happy that I have the next two days off from work -- vacation days. I'll be working on my front yard tomorrow, and do my house chores on Friday ... Read more

  • Battle with the Scale...

    6/8/2015 1:16:17 PM, by MIMMICA

    Back at work today after an extended weekend. Have been off the rails with food all weekend, and didn't bother to drink water, so today is t... Read more

  • Early Sunday

    6/7/2015 7:15:30 AM, by MIMMICA

    I woke up way too early this morning. Actually, I woke up at my usual time, but today, I got out of bed instead of lazily dozing off and on. ... Read more

  • Something's up...

    6/4/2015 10:53:30 PM, by MIMMICA

    I booked today and Friday off as vacation days. The plan this morning was to head out to pick up a new copy of my diploma. The original was... Read more

  • Dance, dance, dance!

    6/3/2015 1:22:20 PM, by MIMMICA

    It's Wednesday, which means it's dancing night! YAY! The day is shaping up to be a good one. Started off with a walk with the dog this mor... Read more

  • Sick day

    6/2/2015 2:37:57 PM, by MIMMICA

    Stayed home today, another headache. Starting to think it's time to get this checked. Haven't done anything except sleep and watch a movie.... Read more

  • Happy Monday!

    6/1/2015 11:40:27 AM, by MIMMICA

    Sunday was a productive day. I managed to get my back yard in order, and my gardening done. Removed some stone pavers from the edges along the ... Read more

  • Thorny day....

    5/30/2015 8:36:59 PM, by MIMMICA

    Life is good! Just got back from a walk with Zeus. Was planning on going earlier this afternoon, except we had a thunderstorm. It passed q... Read more

  • Happy Friday!

    5/29/2015 10:20:23 PM, by MIMMICA

    Didn't get a chance to blog yesterday. Was feeling a bit off, and then the end of the day arrived quickly. Today I stayed home to do some ba... Read more

  • Wednesday is dancing day!

    5/27/2015 1:13:21 PM, by MIMMICA

    It's true! I'm going dancing tonight. I can hardly wait! Walked Zeus this morning, then walked to work. I'm feeling really good ab... Read more

  • Terrific Tuesday

    5/26/2015 8:46:55 PM, by MIMMICA

    My day started off great with a walk with Zeus early this morning. I decided to take the motorcycle to work, and ended up going through a st... Read more

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