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Thursday, September 13, 2012      4 comments

I am sorry that I have been a little MIA this week, I got a cold, actually it did not hit me that badly because I implemented natural healing remedies to get me through it faster. These included hot baths, lots of tea, taking my supplements ( I ... Read more
So you are preparing to Kick sugar for good....
Monday, September 10, 2012      6 comments

If you are like me, there comes a time when you realize that you have a real problem with sugar. Not just the stuff in the sugar bowl, but the white carbs and refined foods that turn into sugar in your blood stream. You are tired of the fee... Read more
A little unconventional I know, but a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do
Friday, September 07, 2012      10 comments

It all started when the kids went back to school on Tuesday and I was playing "catch up" trying to get a lot done in a small amount of time, there were deadlines to meet and extra chores not to mention getting back into the school schedule and a... Read more
Signed and sealed
Thursday, September 06, 2012      8 comments

I am so excited, I just can't sit still. Last year I did not swim much with trips to Siberia, 15 week courses and vaccinations getting in the way and by the time there was time to get back to swimming with my Masters Program, I was so unfit I... Read more
Holiday Monday a wonderful end to summer
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      4 comments

I woke up on Holiday Monday NOT feeling much like doing ANYTHING except relax. But it was RUN DAY.... emoticon ... Read more
Invitation out to dinner, what to do about eating out?
Friday, August 31, 2012      9 comments

Last night we were invited to a family's home for dinner. YAY! no cooking or dishes for me! BUT...This recovering sugar addict was wondering how I was going to deal with what was served. I did not stress about the "what if's" and just... Read more
Pulled out the juicer and gave it a whirl
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

I finally understand the worth of juicing. You see, I always thought that juicing was a waste of time, rather just eat the whole carrot....or that is why I could relate to smoothies, you were using the whole thing after all. S... Read more
Bee Stings and Ice cubes and 3 K
Monday, August 27, 2012      5 comments

What a saga!!! Who would have thought that a bee would be able to cause so much trouble, although I think it was a "yellow jacket" which are particularly NASTY! So we were at a nice potluck after my husbands presentation about his trip to... Read more
The run!
Saturday, August 25, 2012      5 comments

As mentioned in my last blog, I just could not run yesterday, in fact the sinus pain floored me! I napped twice! The funny thing ( or maybe not so funny) is that usually it is the menstrual pain that floors me. This time I barely had ANY!!!!!! ... Read more
Crisis Averted!
Friday, August 24, 2012      5 comments

Last night was the night set aside to get together with some former colleagues that used to work with me at the car dealership when I used to work nights as receptionist. There was never a dull moment there and I enjoyed working there for the ... Read more
Meeting of the minds - calling all those who have kicked the sugar habit for good!
Thursday, August 23, 2012      6 comments

Today I have a meeting with my trainer about a seminar we want to offer to the public. We will be brainstorming and I am hoping to get a nutritionist on board together with myself and the trainer! So the three of us will be offering those w... Read more
How HABITS help
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      3 comments

I love this Quote by Seth Godin. It is about crash diets not working. He says: "If you want to get in shape, don't sign up for fancy diet this or Crossthat the other thing. No, the way to get in shape is to go to the gym every single day, cha... Read more
My hunch was right
Monday, August 20, 2012      6 comments

Remember one of my blogs was called something like, " I ran my first 5 K ( in theory)" and I alluded to being a little skeptical that ME running for 30 minutes added up to me running a 5 Km. So today I put that theory to the test and ran... Read more
A good dose of perspective to get me seeing things clearer
Saturday, August 18, 2012      7 comments

This morning I read a blog by BARBIETEC This is one courageous lady! She has been diagnosed with Cancer but is still doing her 10 K today nonetheless! She just got married this week and what a whirlwind week, ups and downs but her cour... Read more
Kids on the mend
Friday, August 17, 2012      3 comments

It looks like my daughter is feeling a little better today! She ate a good, decent sized bowl of cereal this morning! YAY! And she had way more energy and was chatty and pleasant all day! Although still a tummy ache at bedtime, it is stil... Read more

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