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Monday motivation
Monday, June 24, 2013      0 comments

I'm feeling energized this Monday morning. And, I'm really looking forward to vacation time next month. I had a good day (and birthday) yesterday. I had a good talk with my daughters and am PDS they haven't used drugs or alcohol. That makes... Read more
Family drama, old hurts, new concerns
Sunday, June 23, 2013      2 comments

I am definitely an emotional eater and recent events haven’t helped matters! I realize it’s no excuse, but am I not made of stone. Iron will? What’s that? This weekend, some family of origin issues came up (I’ll skip the details) and it bri... Read more
Emotional Regression
Saturday, June 22, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was my son's "leave-taking" from grade 6. It was a nice ceremony. other than my husband and teenage daughters, another family member (parent) attended. I always find these extended family get-togethers challenging because of underly... Read more
INSANITY: Repeating the same behaviour and expecting a different result
Friday, June 21, 2013      5 comments

Yep, that's me. It looks like I'm pretty frickin crazy!... in a bad way I've got such detrimentally bad habits. During the weekday, I'm pretty good at controlling my food intake and making reasonable choices for breakfast and lunch (and t... Read more
Last Night's FOUR course meal with wine and beer pairing
Thursday, June 20, 2013      3 comments

I confess.... I had been looking forward to last night for a month! (before joining SP). A couple of colleagues and I had purchased tickets to go to this fund-raising event. (Okay, maybe I was more enticed by the food/liquids/venue than the ... Read more
Coming up empty handed
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      1 comments

I wanted to come up with something inspiring and motivating, to share with all. The result is NOTHING. Now I know it going to be "one of those days". ... Read more
A bitter pill to swallow...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      5 comments

After speaking with a colleague about our "dieting" experiences, she was saying that she was most successful when she kept track of her calories (well, Weight Watchers points at the time). Come supper time, if she didn't have any calories le... Read more
Biked to work!
Monday, June 17, 2013      0 comments

This morning I woke up early and was surprised to see it wasn't rainy like the forecast predicted. I decided to get my act together and cycle in. (It makes all the difference that I got most of my work stuff ready the night before). I found t... Read more
Rainy Day
Sunday, June 16, 2013      1 comments

It's pouring rain outside and wasn't supposed to start until later today. I guess the weatherman isn't the only one who can't keep his promises! I'm dismayed that I gave into night-time snacking --- I didn't even put up resistence! Dear thin... Read more
Sometimes I just have to be flexible and remember the positive
Saturday, June 15, 2013      2 comments

After my work day yesterday, I was suited and psyched to bike back home - and really looking forward to it. I biked up the ramp of the parking garage and when I got on the street I realized something was wrong - my front tire was absolutely fla... Read more
Great start to the day
Friday, June 14, 2013      3 comments

For the first time this year, I biked into work. It took me 1 hour and 12 minutes to make the 26km trek. I forgot how much I love riding my bike in the crisp, fresh morning. The weather was perfect - cool, but not cold, and not hot. I think ... Read more

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