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Spring 2018 5% Challenge - Blog #4
Thursday, May 31, 2018      6 comments

Wow, we are getting to the end of the challenge. It has been very successful for me and I am down 13 pounds since the start or 6.3% of my original weight. What have I changed? We have been eating predominantly vegan recipes since the beginning o... Read more
Spring 2018 5% Challenge - Blog #3
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      3 comments

Here goes on writing my third blog for the challenge. Today was a gorgeous spring day here. I started with a 90 minute walk with the dog. On Tuesday I volunteer at our church with a group of men who get together to do maintenance work around the... Read more
Spring 2018 5% Challenge - Blog #2
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      3 comments

Oops, I didn't do a blog yesterday for the 5% Challenge. As you can tell by the frequency of my blogs, I am not a blogger. However, in support of our 5% Challenge team I try to write a short blog when it is the weekly Living the Good Life challe... Read more
2018 Spring 5% Challenge - Blog #1
Saturday, May 26, 2018      5 comments

Here we are starting the 8th week of the challenge. I have been successful in progressing towards my goal this challenge. We have been doing lots of vegan meals so I think that has made a big difference. The meals are generally tasty but need to... Read more
5% Fall Challenge 2016 - blog #6
Friday, November 18, 2016      3 comments

Wow, last day of the challenge and last day that I will be blogging. I think this is really my least favourite of the weekly challenges, but I am happy that I have been doing it to help out my team. After two or three days of rain in the... Read more
5% Fall Challenge 2016 - blog #5
Friday, November 18, 2016      3 comments

It was a rainy morning, so Royce and I only went for a short 30 minute walk. In the afternoon it had stopped raining so we went out for a 50 minute walk. That gives us a total of 80 exercise minutes for the team. Friday is the last day of the... Read more
5% Fall Challenge 2016 - blog #4
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      4 comments

This morning was pretty rainy so the dog and I didn't get as long a walk as usual. Fortunately Wednesday is my Pickleball day. What is pickleball you ask. Well, it is a racquet sport played on a badminton sized court, with a net about the heig... Read more
5% Fall Challenge 2016 - blog #3
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      2 comments

A short blog for tonight so I can help my team with LTGL points. Today we went to the dog park with our puppy Royce. She loves chasing other dogs, playing and running in the woods there. We walked around the park twice taking about 30 minutes... Read more
5% Fall Challenge 2016 - blog #2
Sunday, November 13, 2016      5 comments

Woke up this morning to a nice fall morning; cloudy, mild and no rain. The dog Royce and I did our usual walk of 90 minutes. I take a mug of coffee with me and it takes 50 minutes to walk to Tim Hortons where I get a coffee refill then 40 minu... Read more
5% Fall Challenge 2016 - blog #1
Saturday, November 12, 2016      4 comments

This is the first blog of this weeks challenge. We are heading into the final week of the 8 week challenge so I hope to pull up my socks and finish with a winning week. During this challenge my weight has not varied much but unfortunately it ha... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Blog #7
Friday, May 30, 2014      7 comments

Today is our last day of blogging for the 5% spring challenge. I don't think I'll become a regular blogger, but I have enjoyed reading my team mates entries and relating to the info they have shared. It's also nice to see the comments that oth... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Blog #6
Thursday, May 29, 2014      8 comments

Wow blot #6 already .... it is not getting any easier though. I weighed myself today. I am the lowest weight I have been since probably the early 80's. My 5% challenge target has been to get my weight below 190. I had thought that at tha... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Blog #5
Thursday, May 29, 2014      4 comments

On to blog #5. Today was a good day. Walked 11,000 steps this morning with no rain. Then I cut the grass and later in the afternoon played Pickleball. Total fitbit steps was 22,000 and I still feel good. Pickleball is a fun game to play... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Blog #4
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      5 comments

We are home now after being away for 8 days and travelling the past 2 days. I am looking forward to getting back on track with a morning walk even though the forecast is showing light rain. With only three days remaining in the spring ch... Read more
5% Spring Challenge Blog #3
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      9 comments

OK, day 3 of blogging. This blogging doesn't get any easier. It is encouraging though to see the comments left by team members on my previous blogs. My thought for today was how tough it is to stick to our nutritional and physical activi... Read more

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