Meet my new gym/ the No-Excuses for sunny days
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      3 comments

In an attempt to not pay a gym membership, to be time efficient and benefit of outdoors activity, I found a good spot for doing my gym on warm/sunny days. I ride my bike 10 min away from the office, and get a huge place in the woods ..just for... Read more
Calendars: trials and new format
Thursday, August 01, 2013      0 comments

I had been loving the type of calendar used by people on spark people (sorry guys if I don't remember who started, but it was not me). When I wanted to get into a tracked routine at the end of winter time, I printed free online blank calendar an... Read more
Progress pics eventually, after 1 year
Sunday, July 28, 2013      2 comments

I had to gather them from several devices and chose the 2 below. They a bit more than 1 year apart. When I started to workout on 1st Feb 2012, at 4 months post-partum and weighing 73 kg. I lost 10 kg in 2 months, then 5 more kg in 6 months, then... Read more
What have I done in a year ?
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      1 comments

Can't realize I have been away for so long. Well time issues and other priorities got me away. BUT I didn't stop working out and working on good lifestyle habits! I kept losing fat, gaining endurance and strength. My final goal is not r... Read more
April (first) calendar summary and May (Xtreme)goals
Friday, May 04, 2012      0 comments

I gave it a go on coloured calendar. I like synopsis and I added some notes on this one. I started back to work on 16th April (date in red) from maternity leave. My goal was to get back in a standard pant (non-pregnancy pant). I was thrilled to ... Read more
April Goals and spring pics
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      0 comments

I have two more weeks until I get back to work (maternity leave), I am trying to boost my weight loss because by baby pouch fat belly still only sits into a pregnancy pant and there is no way that I am going to buy new pants just for a couple of... Read more
Am I doing things right?
Thursday, March 29, 2012      0 comments

I have been there before, I know it's kinda easy to loose weight at start, but then a plateau arrives mentally at least. I did loose some weight, but still a long way to go and I am not sure I am doing things right. By the book they are kind o... Read more
back in the kennel
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      0 comments

my DH is not healed from his broken foot, so since he fed the dogs this last week (during my flu), he didn't really help with tonight he said I had to take over again. Well, this time the dogs are not under snow anymore,so walking ... Read more
trying some hybrid of different programms
Saturday, March 24, 2012      1 comments

I just purchased Sue Heintze "the female fat free solution" although I hesitated a lot. After all those programms I bought, I knew all the concept in advance. However some obscure parts still intrigued me and for 47$ I thought it was worth tryi... Read more
what did I loose?
Friday, March 23, 2012      0 comments

looking at my measurements I don't quite understand what I lost? on the scale I lost 6kg, I see the physical changes, but my fat % is nearly the same?! If I had lost fat and gained muscles, my fat % would have dropped, right? If I had lost w... Read more
do the workouts, because life happens
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      0 comments

my purpose to train was mostly to get in good health condition, secondly to lose weight. So when I live 400m away from the road and have to walk in deep snow to get to my car I am happy to be able to do it effortless (going up hill in addition).... Read more
4 days into Shaun's bootcamp
Monday, March 05, 2012      0 comments

I did 4 days already in Shaun Hadsalls's bootcamp and happy that I "trained" before starting. I am used to do HIIT and to do strength training ( and I trained for carb days and deplete days (non-carb), I also trained for IF (Interm... Read more
Get lean in 12- day 1 summary
Friday, March 02, 2012      0 comments

I have started Shaun Hadsall's bootcamp 14 day rapid fat loss with carb cycling meal plan. Day 1 is a baseline day, so including carbs. The breakfast was rather high in protein and low fat, so I experimented a new oatmeal pancake recipe...I lo... Read more
warm sunny days, in the snow
Friday, February 24, 2012      0 comments

I am looking forward to have a day off so that I can do outdoors activities in the snow...maybe cross-country skiing (haven't done for 5 years), or at least snow-shoeing. I'll buy a baby seat to add in my Nordic cab so I can get out with my daug... Read more
Back to working out
Friday, February 10, 2012      0 comments

it's been exactly 1 year that I didn't blog. My pregnancy went fine up to the 5th month and I could do workouts (following bodyrocker Kate Rita instalments as featured on, but had a bad case of ligamental syndrom for 4 days (like ... Read more

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