Parent Involvement at School
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 1 comments
So, I'm an overly involved parent volunteer at our school. Right now we're focusing on a number of projects like raising funds for playgrounds, looking for speakers for parents on how to raise resilient kids, etc. By far, the most important on... Read more
The Weight of Depression
Wednesday, October 02, 2019 5 comments
Sometimes you're feeling fine and able to get along with your day. Other days, you feel the heavy weight - where your body feels heavy, your eyes are tired, and you snap at everyone around you. Today is one of those days. 3 rainy days in a ro... Read more
Thursday, September 19, 2019 2 comments
So, in my spare time, I'm a Home & School mom. The Ontario version of the PTA, if you will. We've undertaken a huge initiative - fundraising $80,000 for new school playgrounds. Anyone have some fun and interesting ideas that the students can ... Read more
Week 2 is coming to an end...
Friday, September 13, 2019 2 comments
Since my restart, I've been feeling pretty good and realizing that the motivation really is just willpower for me. So many temptations around me have been easy to walk away from these past two weeks. Why is that? What changed? If only our br... Read more
When life gets in the way...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2 comments
So, over the last 2 years, I have been dealing with some stuff, which puts me at the bottom of my own list. Divorce, 2 moms going through heart & stroke issues, a loved one going through disability and then a crazy accident, a teen with anxiety... Read more
Putting things into perspective
Sunday, November 22, 2015 0 comments
The last 2 months have been riddled with crazy stress. Our preteen daughter is battling depression, our son is angry all the time, my hubby and I have been arguing more, and I'm fat. On top of all of this, hubby's business was audited, which t... Read more
My First Sprint Triathlon
Friday, August 13, 2010 1 comments
Well, I finally got to do a bigger tri. What an event! My sister signed up at the last minute (without bike training). I made a specific goal for myself. Finish within 2 hours 30 minutes, and don't come in last. I finished in 2:04, and ... Read more
A little side-tracked..
Saturday, February 27, 2010 0 comments
Ok, so the triathlon training has to begin at some point. My last blog had good intentions, and I started off well, until I got called in to cover some classes for other instructors. If you know anything about exercise, it's don't overdo ... Read more
Sunday, February 07, 2010 0 comments
Well, I have to announce it so I have to do it. I am going to start training this week. Janet better check in with me this week to ensure I've actually done it. Here's the plan! Mon - Swim 30 minutes morning - Bike 30 minutes evening... Read more
Must lose that last 10 pounds
Friday, January 29, 2010 2 comments
I know it's ridiculous to hear this from a trainer/fitness instructor, but I really need to rid myself of the last 10 pounds. I know it's all about the treats with me. I don't know how people do it. They stay motivated and push themselves... Read more
Fitting it all in....
Monday, June 08, 2009 0 comments
Well, it's down to crunch time for the next mini-triathlon. Like all other mothers out there, just trying to get the time to get the training in is the hardest part. Our bootcamp homework for our day off tomorrow is to run 10k. Well, that's 1... Read more
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