DIANEWITHASMILE
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Vacation!
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      1 comments

I'm on vacation! Choosing activities that involve walking...Butchart Gardens...Fort Rodd Hill...Johnston Canyon...having fun! Enjoying family! Life is great!... Read more
Hot!
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      2 comments

Wow, it was very hot and humid yesterday! We don't normally get days that humid! I forgot that feeling when you walk outside and are instantly drenched in sweat! Yuck! It made it impossible...no, it didn't stop me from exercising yesterday e... Read more
It's been a few days
Sunday, June 30, 2013      4 comments

I don't like that it has been almost three days since I last blogged. I need to blog almost daily. It motivates me, holds me accountable, and I love seeing what others write back! So what have I been doing? Cleaning, cooking, hanging out... Read more
Spark Coach assignment
Thursday, June 27, 2013      6 comments

Excuses that get in the way of exercise... 1. Tired - so instead of doing SOMETHING I sit for 2 hours before work...there's a smart choice (not) 2. I will wake the kids - so go into the basement!!! 3. It's cold - guess what!?! ... Read more
Whew
Thursday, June 27, 2013      4 comments

Okay...I started strong 8 weeks ago...petered out and have had trouble motivating myself to get going...I have tried to do a little something every day knowing that that usually leads to more...but it hasn't worked recently. I drag my butt thro... Read more
Morning yoga
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      1 comments

I signed up for a 21 day beginner yoga series...it sends me an email link to a 15-20 minute class every day...I am on day 3! Feels good and it is something very day even when I don't feel like doing anything! It's surprising what a difference... Read more
Head Cold Monday
Monday, June 24, 2013      2 comments

Head cold...up all last night coughing...made unwise food choices for supper...it's done, make better choices next time. Tired, dizzy, nose running...eyes watering and heavy...off to bed, hopefully better sleep tonight! New sports bra ... Read more
Super excited for Week 8!
Sunday, June 23, 2013      3 comments

Started my new week off well! Planned my workouts, ate healthy, did a puzzle...today I got up and did yoga, had a healthy breakfast, and now I'm getting ready to walk the dogs! I am looking forward to being back on track! Part of my refocusin... Read more
Week 7 complete....
Saturday, June 22, 2013      0 comments

So I have completed week 7...or NOT completed, I should say! Long hours at work, lots of pastries...very little exercise...but that's ok! I am regrouping, refocusing, and getting back on track! Spark solution challenge starts Monday, Zgym sta... Read more
Friday
Friday, June 21, 2013      0 comments

My husband has been deployed to Calgary to assist with the floods...it was very hard to see him go. I know he will be fine, but I worry. And I am jealous! I assisted with the Ice Storm 1998 in Eastern Ontario and Quebec. I loved it, able to ... Read more
Well
Thursday, June 20, 2013      0 comments

Well, worked 13 hrs yesterday and managed to walk the dog! Worked 9 hrs today but am so exhausted from the pre-inventory stress and the exhilaration of the results...I have caught the sore throat thing going around! There flooding and states o... Read more
Quick and easy meals
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      1 comments

Spark coach go do... Quick and easy meals in my house are usually grilled meat, steamed veggies, and rice...I see what is marked down at work meat wise and that's it! I bought 4 chicken breast for $3.50 the other day, $1.27 for broccoli, a... Read more
Time marches on...how can it be past mid-June already!?!
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      0 comments

I cannot believe it's already past mid-June! Where is the time going? It's not marching it's double timing! How do I grab the reins and slow it down? How do I go from being the observer to being a participant before its gone!?! Where did my... Read more
Week 7 Day 1
Monday, June 17, 2013      2 comments

Wow...7 weeks consistently exercising! I am very excited! Still motivated (slight slump last week, but back at it!)! This week I am starting 5K trg and OCR trg...my C25K trg has not started as planned as my phone was dead (app) and I am not d... Read more
It's time to get serious
Sunday, June 16, 2013      2 comments

Well, I've done pretty good setting the foundation for exercising...5 weeks really good and this past week was like a rest, I only did two workouts. But, I am committed to running my first 5K on July 27th...which is only 6 weeks away! And, I a... Read more

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