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Tuesday, January 09, 2018      6 comments

The coldest week of the new year is FINALLY behind us. Each day I put forth an extreme effort to get outside to walk...This was even though, without snow shoes, it was an effort. No cold wind or frigid temps were going to sideline my 2018 moveme... Read more
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      6 comments

The title of this blog is exactly how I ate during December 2017. I told myself that I would "reign it in" regarding food choices & variety but who am I kidding??? I admit being the queen of hosting & partying & 2017 was no exception. It is amaz... Read more
The storm isn't stopping me....
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      4 comments

This morning I got up to do my regular routine on Tuesday. I did my class pre workout from 5:45-6:45. Then I prepared to dress for the elements. Feeling a bit dubious, I put on an EXTRA layer to head out in minus 6 temps on a windy & deep snow d... Read more
Tuesday, December 05, 2017      8 comments

I volunteer for a non profit organization here in Canada...VON or Victorian Order Of Nurses. I lead a seniors fitness class & fill in where it is needed, when I can! Our program is made up of PAID instructors as well as volunteer instructors. Th... Read more
Your spirit is within ... let it come out!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      5 comments

Those who know me, realize by now that this is MY season! The bells on my sneakers get bigger every year! Understanding the reality of everyone not viewing Christmas the same way can be daunting. That old saying that a smile or a mindset of pos... Read more
It's The Most Wonderful time of the year....& could be the HEALTHIEST....
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      6 comments

Holidays come with many blessings & challenges for us all. Here in Canada we have already had our Thanksgiving & some of us who LOVE the season have begun to dive into Christmas planning. I wanted to share some thoughts on how I plan to keep mys... Read more
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      7 comments

When I prepared my program today, I decided to give my fitness class advance notice of a class cancellation. We will be honouring our soldiers who keep us SAFE & FREE by their continuous efforts. On Saturday, we must NOT forget that! So, I menti... Read more
HILARIOUS Hallowe'en with a HAPPY NOVEMBER expected....
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      8 comments

Truth be told, my scale didn't move downward as I wanted. Then again, I can't expect results when my effort in the eating dept. was inconsistent. What I will focus on is the BEST hallowe'en class with my seniors I have had yet1...SO What Y... Read more
The Blessings of Healthy Habits...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      5 comments

We celebrated Thanksgiving this past weekend here in Canada. At our house that means the full turkey dinner experience. Since many of my guests traveled lengthy distances, we had an early lunch/dinner buffet mid afternoon. We had many typical ca... Read more
Laughter is the best medicine for a BLAH start to the day.....
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      8 comments

Today was the 1st day in a long time that I was not gung ho in leading my fitness group...I got up freezing before my sunrise walk. Even with my hoodie & turtle neck, my joints just weren't warming up. So the warm shower that followed was heaven... Read more
Being a Good Friend & Productivity through the heat....
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      10 comments

Something I find fills me with satisfaction is being a support system to other's who share my focus on living in a healthy way. It doesn't matter HOW we get where we want to be, as long as we can have a positive outlook on our journey. Being a... Read more
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      9 comments

This climate change stuff is really affecting us here in Canada this year...almost throughout our country we are having a HEAT WAVE of regular summer heat all week! So bizarre in September, but I'll take it!!! We must remember to keep our water ... Read more
Computer dependence was very noticeable last week....& my weight is up!!!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      7 comments

A file clutter bug has resulted in a SLOW like turtle computer...A clogged mechanical device is like a CLOGGED belly & mind...EVERYTHING MOVES SLOWER!!!! So last week, it finally clogged DOWN & refused to even turn on....can we say major co... Read more
Tuesday, September 05, 2017      9 comments

After seeing spark guys blog on passion & the 4 cornerstones of a goal pattern...I knew I had to share my morning with y'all! Today was back to my 1st fitness class since the end of June...I lead seniors through an hour of combined cardio ... Read more
Why Am I Still Here????
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

As a new month approaches, I thought about the fall season coming...naturally changes in my daily habits came to mind...When I started with spark people in 2010 the main goal I had was to lose weight. I had 60+ pounds to eliminate & that was my ... Read more

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