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Would you be ((blank)) enough to do this???
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      7 comments

I invite you to read my story and figure out what the best word is for the blank. I went to the gym (from the office) at lunch time today. As I'm changing, I realize I don't have my sportbra (even though I was sure I had it). Decision tim... Read more
November is a time for FRESH STARTs!!!
Friday, November 01, 2013      9 comments

Yes, it's gonna have to be for me. I'm not proud of the way I've conducted myself in the last month (or so). I wish I held myself to a higher standard concerning my calorie intake, rather than resigning myself to be complacent. I'm not happ... Read more
Note to self: Big food day
Thursday, October 31, 2013      6 comments

Yes, I have to remind myself that this is not my last day on earth so I don't have to pig out. Many challenges ahead today: - in the morning at work we are getting scones and chocolate croissants - Thai food buffet for lunch - Halloween c... Read more
Another day on training...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      5 comments

I'm taking a "Trust and Estates" course. It makes for long days - or at least it feels like it. Luckily, the instructor is entertaining and the course is only two days. Of course it's in another building so I'm away from my computer - totall... Read more
Bouncing back
Friday, October 25, 2013      5 comments

or so I hope. Since last Friday, I was sick with a cold/flu. Not totally miserable, but certainly not fun. I spent so much time doing nothing: no going to the gym, no walking, not even going to work (it's nice to have that option). I wa... Read more
This morning my scale readout was "Lo"
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      10 comments

I got excited when I thought it might be referring to my weight but then I realized, it's referring to the battery ... Read more
Non-Scale Victory (NSV)
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      9 comments

I used to have chronic back pain... I believe that when I'm ill, it will show up in the weakest parts of my body. So, I would definitely have back pain along with whatever other symptoms... During this cold/flu/infection, I have not had back... Read more
When will this ever end???
Monday, October 21, 2013      7 comments

It feels like I've been sick for a long time, when in fact, it has only been days. I think it first started on Thursday with losing my voice and low energy but I went to work because we had a union dinner after work. (And I'm not sorry to say ... Read more
Couldn't take the picture today
Sunday, October 13, 2013      3 comments

I think my battery was too low. Hopefully I'll be able to try tomorrow...... Read more
Exercise for the mind and soul
Saturday, October 12, 2013      6 comments

Today I went for a walk with my son at Petrie Island. With the exception of last weekend, it was quite some time since we last went. I was pleasantly surprised. The walking trail has been extended quite a bit and there are numerous paths that... Read more
I'm sure many can relate to this...
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      12 comments

The scale may be going up and down too much... The scale may not be going down fast enough.. The scale may be going up too fast... But, we need to hang in there f... Read more
Hmmm, thoughts and intentions don't seem to be enough
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      5 comments

Okay, I know I'm stating the obvious BUT, this is a reminder to myself, and others who fall into this trap. For a while now, I've been meaning to shake up my exercise routine. I want to get back into using my kettlebells. For a number of mont... Read more
BiCep curls
Sunday, October 06, 2013      8 comments

Warning: I'm gonna take a moment to brag about my progress... two years ago, I could hardly lift 8lb weights. I do 3 sets of 10 reps each. I started in a "private" area of the change room gym and progressively worked my way up to 10lb, 12lb, ... Read more
Dang, ellipitical #2 and #4 were taken....
Thursday, October 03, 2013      5 comments

when I arrived at the gym at 11:40am. I would have gone earlier but I was stuck in a meeting. Obviously I'm not the only one who has favorite ellipticals (see my last post) because those were the only ones in use! So I decided to go on the r... Read more
Personalities of Elliptical machines
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      8 comments

Oh, the things I think about as I tread along in my cardio workout. I do love the elliptical - very easy on the knees. and it's so much better when it has the individual TV screen. At the gym near my work, I ignore 5 of the ellipticals - th... Read more

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