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A New Kind Of Eating On The Run...
Monday, April 29, 2013      3 comments

I'm still learning to juggle two full-time jobs, with one being mostly scheduled to my needs and the other being on call, starting and ending new contracts, various shifts, no hours to long hours... I worked a couple of shifts, last week, 12-ho... Read more
New Fitness Tracker (What Happened?, part two)
Sunday, April 28, 2013      4 comments

It's not quite the end of the world, yet, but it may seem close. I tried, instead of picking "whole body workout", the "basic upper body workout", and well, it's about eight exercises short of the custom routine I had programmed into the old tr... Read more
What Happened?!?
Friday, April 26, 2013      3 comments

I went to use my Fitness Tracker tonight as I use the suggested exercises for my strength training and it's gone! :( I tried to set up a new workout and it's not what I'm looking for at all! :( I used to have it so that I did core one day, u... Read more
I Give Up!
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      8 comments

Bouncing back and forth from days off to 12-hour shifts, trying to eat accordingly, whether I have time and internet access to track or not and I just plain give up! How on earth do you count a 12-hr shift that includes down time, but for t... Read more
It's Not An Olympic Sport, but...
Thursday, April 18, 2013      3 comments

getting in and out of my harness and coveralls, several times per day certainly does help burn off a lot of Calories! LOL They need to be a snug fit as a lot of our work is high risk. Next celebration will be when I go down from a 2X size! :... Read more
Wear A Team or Athletic Shirt In Support
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      3 comments

Such terrible tragedy in Boston, yesterday. (((hugs and prayers to all who are affected))). My cousin suggested today we wear a team or athletic shirt to show our care and I'm going to add that we also show our support against this terrorism a... Read more
Slimband Ad Here, Really?! :(
Monday, April 08, 2013      4 comments

Before even seeing the Slimband ad on SP, I actually was looking it up today, with the differences between it and gastric bypass surgery. I know someone who just lost probably at least two hundred pounds fairly quickly and it seems that surgery... Read more
Free Food Has To Be Best...
Saturday, April 06, 2013      1 comments

especially if it's home-grown produce! :D I picked up a magazine that had an article about this. Thankfully some of the info is also available online. This particular article also included cabbage, which wasn't in the magazine article. Cabb... Read more
Eat, Sleep, Work, Play, Repeat...
Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

Switching from day shift yesterday to night shift tonight on five hours' sleep. I'm too excited to fall asleep easily and being home with my family doesn't really help - once a mom, always a mom. :) Soooo, I got up, had some breakfast, went b... Read more
How Soon Can You Start?
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      3 comments

Sounds like everyone's favourite line at a successful job interview, but the job is your life and you start fresh, every day! How soon can you start your healthy lifestyle? How healthy is your breakfast? I noticed an amazing trend at ... Read more
Counting Calories Burned...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      3 comments

So I'm working as a Millwright apprentice, which means if nothing else, I'm burning extra Calories, just wearing my work boots all day. I checked what activities might compare to what I do and decided "Heavy Cleaning or house cleaning" might be... Read more
Survived the Fun!
Sunday, March 24, 2013      5 comments

It's been a crazy week, with a new job from Wednesday to Friday and my Grandma's 90th Birthday party, yesterday. We had about 116 people there, each family bringing something amazing to eat! LOL I did really well, I loaded up so much on the m... Read more
Insane Schedule, Fussy Eaters and Healthy Diet Plan
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      4 comments

I'm so excited! I start as a Millwright Apprentice tomorrow, and scheduling so far is a 40-hour work week for two weeks. I've been advised and I know full well that the hours are merely suggestions and that there can be over time or cut time. ... Read more
Commitment!
Monday, March 18, 2013      5 comments

With a big party next weekend, and a week with potential for "on call" work and nothing else scheduled, I need to be really committed to my health and my housework this week or I will end up just watching the band wagon rolling away in the dista... Read more
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun..."
Sunday, March 17, 2013      3 comments

OK, so maybe guys do, too!?! There will be times when you just want to forget counting every last Calorie. We have a 90th Birthday celebration coming up with family coming from either side of the continent and from south of the border. Yo... Read more

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