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  • 5 for 5

    11/15/2013 8:32:53 AM, by NATHELESS

    25 minutes on the bike this morning, with 4 HIIT cycles. That makes it five out of five weekdays that I've exercised, which is fabulous. ... Read more

  • Another day well-started!

    11/14/2013 10:04:10 AM, by NATHELESS

    Didn't get out for a walk this morning, but did jump on the bike for 30 moderate minutes of spinning. May go for a walk at lunchtime, when i... Read more

  • Another HIIT morning...

    11/13/2013 8:46:44 AM, by NATHELESS

    25 minutes on the bike this morning, with 3 HIIT cycles. Tomorrow, I should probably go for a walk instead. Don't want to overdo it! Fe... Read more

  • Fast exercise for busy ladies (and gents)

    11/12/2013 8:21:20 AM, by NATHELESS

    20 minutes on the bike indoors today. Did it as HIIT* for the extra awesomeness - hadn't done that in a while, so started with a warm-up, t... Read more

  • New week

    11/11/2013 11:28:33 AM, by NATHELESS

    Long commute this morning, so no walk yet. It's on my agenda for the day, though! Not a terribly active weekend. Was on my feet a fair amoun... Read more

  • Rethinking how I work out

    11/10/2013 7:40:32 PM, by QUEEN-EYDIE

    When I first started my weight loss journey many years ago, it didn't take long for me to fall in love with working out. For that first year, on ... Read more

  • Colder morning

    11/8/2013 7:21:07 AM, by NATHELESS

    About to go for a walk. Looks like a nice morning, if chilly. Had some positive feedback from the scale this morning. Just got to keep ... Read more

  • November bike ride

    11/7/2013 9:37:04 AM, by NATHELESS

    It was so warm this morning that I went for a bike ride outside. I'd brought the trainer up from the basement and my bike and intended to ri... Read more

  • Can I call it a streak after two days?

    11/5/2013 1:49:43 PM, by NATHELESS

    I think I can. Didn't go before work today, as I had an early morning meeting that I was prepping for since I woke up. But started my walk f... Read more

  • Rising early to meet my challenges

    11/4/2013 6:14:11 AM, by NATHELESS

    It's November, and 'the holidays' approach. Growing colder and darker is the year. It's time to bring my kettlebells indoors, and put my bike on ... Read more

  • A New Food Project?

    10/30/2013 7:42:26 PM, by QUEEN-EYDIE

    For a year ending last May I created a new vegan pizza every week and it was a lot of fun. I think I ended up making 54 original pizzas. I think ... Read more

  • checking out the ladies...

    10/30/2013 2:50:56 PM, by QUEEN-EYDIE

    Yes, it's true. I've been checking out women, older women in particular. No, I haven't "switched teams" (not that there's anything wrong with th... Read more

  • a new week

    10/28/2013 12:42:16 PM, by NATHELESS

    Got to do some good walking over the weekend, had good food, saw wonderful art... it was pretty perfect. Saw the Xu Bing Phoenixes at Mass M... Read more

  • new shoes!

    10/24/2013 1:48:38 PM, by NATHELESS

    Made an investment in wellness by buying a new pair of athletic shoes. Thi... Read more

  • Standing workstation

    10/22/2013 2:28:30 PM, by NATHELESS

    I made a standing workstation on my desk with a couple of milk crates. I've spent a good amount of time standing today, and think this was a... Read more

  • October 21

    10/21/2013 11:42:02 AM, by NATHELESS

    Monday, after a nice weekend of celebrations. Peanut soup in the fridge. Also a lot of good raw materials. Time to prioritize my health... Read more

  • Weekend cookery w/pics

    9/23/2013 7:04:04 AM, by NATHELESS

    Did some good meals and batch cooking this weekend. Brunch for two on Saturday. Had a delicious herbed omelette with fresh tomatoes, more he... Read more

  • Soreness!

    9/17/2013 12:15:57 PM, by NATHELESS

    Upped the intensity with the kettlebells on Sunday and feeling it today, still. Slept on the wrong pillow and woke up with a stiff neck, too... Read more

  • Busy work week

    9/12/2013 8:54:37 AM, by NATHELESS

    Again. Haven't been exercising in the morning this week, until today. Just did my kettlebells before work, so, hurrah for that! T... Read more

  • Also craftastic (photo)

    9/9/2013 9:26:34 AM, by NATHELESS

    Got a very cool little craft kit at an open studios event in some (gorgeous) rehabbed mill buildings in lovely Pawtucket, RI. Read more

  • Weekend: Grilltastic (photo)

    9/9/2013 6:18:31 AM, by NATHELESS

    Had a perfect day for being outside on Saturday, and was, much of the day. So nice. In the evening, we prepped many veggies on the patio, an... Read more

  • Pizza and a Salad [photo blog]

    9/4/2013 7:05:26 PM, by QUEEN-EYDIE

    I haven't done a pizza blog in a long time, having completed my mission of creating a new vegan pizza every week for a year. One of the pizza pl... Read more

  • Eggplant ragout (photo)

    9/3/2013 7:56:49 PM, by NATHELESS

    5 smallish eggplants, roasted 7 tomatoes of various sizes Olives - green, coarsest chopped and kalamata chopped fine Garlic Red pepper fl... Read more

  • September goals

    9/1/2013 7:09:59 PM, by NATHELESS

    Goals for September include: 1200 minutes of aerobic activity Kettlebells 2x week (or more) Daily activity as close to daily as possi... Read more

  • Green and Yellow Zucchini Salad with Basil and Almonds (photo)

    9/1/2013 9:54:10 AM, by NATHELESS

    The ribbons of zucchini will soften as they sit in the dressing (olive oil, champagne vinegar, lemon juice, salt, pepper). Read more

  • Farmer's market day photo

    8/31/2013 2:14:09 PM, by NATHELESS

    A highlight for any week... Love August for the tomatoes and eggplants and loads of other stuff... Read more

  • Friday questions

    8/30/2013 6:15:37 AM, by NATHELESS

    Kettlebells? Also, a walk? Or a bike ride? (I have an errand that could easily be done by bike.) The answer is: coffee ... Read more

  • Morning bike ride

    8/29/2013 8:39:19 AM, by NATHELESS

    Did a bike ride on the path and through a neighborhood this morning. Feeling faster/fitter/stronger than my last bike ride. (Faster, for sure. .7... Read more

  • Walking before work

    8/28/2013 9:40:33 AM, by NATHELESS

    Enjoying my pre-work activities. Today was kind of like a commute, in that I came back and went straight to work. 25+ minutes of walkin... Read more

  • another workout before work

    8/27/2013 10:02:49 AM, by NATHELESS

    Kettlebells this morning, for 35+ minutes (forgot to pay attention to the clock, but did take them a bit slower than last time, while paying atte... Read more

  • Early start

    8/26/2013 9:03:10 AM, by NATHELESS

    Got out for a bike ride before work this morning. Explored a bit of new ground and found a route of almost exactly 10 miles, door to door. Took a... Read more

  • walking weekend

    8/26/2013 6:36:53 AM, by NATHELESS

    an out of town visitor made for a lot of good walking in my city of many hills. saw a lot of art and some fantastic live music. glad i ... Read more

  • On a roll!

    8/22/2013 12:11:21 PM, by NATHELESS

    Went for a 60 minute walk before work. That makes three days in a row that I got myself moving, which is awesome. Going to do my best t... Read more

  • Proud morning

    8/21/2013 9:07:48 AM, by NATHELESS

    Sometimes I find it helps to spring an idea on myself suddenly and then just go for it. Was thinking about whether to go for a short walk or... Read more

  • It's a beautiful day

    8/20/2013 8:57:13 AM, by NATHELESS

    I'm going to do some walking or biking today. Was tempted to go into a "should" speech about my too-sedentary ways, but I don't feel like be... Read more

  • functional fitness

    8/15/2013 11:52:42 AM, by NATHELESS

    Didn't go out to get coffee yesterday, after all. Instead, I hopped on my bike this morning and rode to the store and then back with my coff... Read more

  • Back from vacation week

    8/14/2013 10:01:26 AM, by NATHELESS

    Had a wonderful week - did loads of swimming and loads of good eating. (Also had a fair amount of yummy junk and treats.) Did some really delicio... Read more

  • Sunday Food/Exercise Journal

    8/11/2013 8:19:59 PM, by QUEEN-EYDIE

    Garry and I have been working out together first thing in the morning with a DVD for a while now. Right now we're still doing Jillian Michael's 3... Read more

  • Making Vegan Cheese at Home!

    8/4/2013 8:39:39 PM, by QUEEN-EYDIE

    I have a new passion: making vegan cheese! There's a great book out titled "The Non-Dairy Formulary" and I've gotten all my recipes from it. Very... Read more

  • Thursday chow

    8/2/2013 5:44:55 AM, by NATHELESS

    So, trying to remember what I had for breakfast and think I may actually have skipped it or maybe had just a piece of cheese...? Ate lunch k... Read more

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