I'm back!
Friday, November 02, 2012      3 comments

Hey everyone! Is has been nearly two years since the last time I visited this website and I regret that very, very much! It is clear to me now that if I am not actively keeping track of what is going into my mouth and what sort of exercises I ... Read more
Back on track and...
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      1 comments

Having stepped on the scale this morning, I feel much better about myself now that my weight has officially returned to what it was last week – and then some! This morning the scale read 173 lbs, .5 lbs less than my weigh-in last week. I am ov... Read more
Whoops! Backtracking!
Monday, April 04, 2011      3 comments

Due to an overindulgent weekend, I have set a new goal for myself: drop 3.5 lbs by Thursday, April 7th. Though it is likely only water weight, I weighed in this morning at 176 lbs. I am not surprised by this as my weekend (including Friday... Read more
Can I get a, "Woohoo!?"
Thursday, March 31, 2011      7 comments

Here in the office, I have a desk-calendar I use to track just about everything in my life: appointments; birthdays; holidays; vacation. Everyone always comments on the condition of my calendar as it is full of bright coloured markings and insp... Read more
Monday, March 21, 2011      4 comments

There is approximately twenty-four minutes until work is finished and I cannot believe how utterly wonderful the day has been. Entirely without stress, everything has happened smoothly and effortlessly with little cause for concern at any point... Read more
A beautiful day, a beautiful present...
Thursday, March 17, 2011      5 comments

Seven pounds. I began my lifestyle change and weight loss journey in January with little hope and next to no expectations. As several people pointed out, I have tried to lose weight in the past and have failed spectacularly. Why would thi... Read more
Back on track...?
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      3 comments

This morning I woke up at 6:20. I had half a mind to sleep in the extra twenty-five minutes until my alarm clock would go off but I decided to instead wash my hair. Fresh and awake, I did something that I have not done in a very long time: I m... Read more
DAY 39
Thursday, February 24, 2011      0 comments

It’s amazing how one’s disposition can change so drastically from one day to the next. On Tuesday I was feeling very, very low. I felt like I was beginning to lose everything I had been working so hard to accomplish. Having gone a few day... Read more
DAY 38
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

Here is another entry written at work during a quiet stretch of time – a time to reflect and a time to repair. Over the past few days I have found myself too busy or simply unwilling to exercise. Reading Week began on Monday, February 21st... Read more
DAY 31
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

My thighs are sore. My butt is sore. My obliques are sore. My upper arms are sore. Squash is the greatest game ever invented. I’ll be playing tonight for another half an hour before leaving for home. It’s great cardio and y... Read more
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

One of my coworkers, Russell, has been struggling with his weight for the past several years. His problem is that he falls for most of those “quick fix” dieting schemes that are advertised in abundance through the internet and infomercials. Th... Read more
DAY 29
Monday, February 14, 2011      1 comments

I have officially completed the 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge and I have lost a grand total of three pounds! Considering the fact that I am not wildly overweight and that I did not alter my diet until the last week or so, I’d have to say th... Read more
DAY 26
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

WEEK 4, DAY 5 I have officially completed DAY 26 of this workout challenge and my body feels absolutely fantastic. The DAY 5: Bootcamp Video is really, really relaxing. The stretches you do after the exercise are really, really deep and g... Read more
DAY 24
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      0 comments

WEEK 4, DAY 3 Good evening, Sparkers! It has been a beautiful day here in Toronto, albeit a little on the chilly side. The sky is perfectly clear, though, and the sun has been shining all day. With any luck this means I’ll be able to... Read more
DAY 23 - Reflection
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      2 comments

DAY 23 - Reflection Being at work can be very frustrating. Although most of the time I enjoy myself during the eight and a half hours spent in the office, there are some days (days like this one) where I would much rather be at home. I ha... Read more

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