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Feb 24th - Change is coming
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      4 comments

I've slacked a lot this last few weeks. Winter blahs and some unexpected stress didn't help. I gained 3 pounds. Since last May, I've gained 19 pounds back - I refuse to see 200 again. I'm not going to allow it to happen. Yesterday I got ser... Read more
New Year - New focus
Sunday, December 28, 2008      6 comments

One of my other teams posed the question: Where do you want to be health, weight and fitness wise next year at this time? My answer was: This time next year I want to be a lot leaner & healthier with more energy. I want to be e... Read more
The Weekend To End Breast Cancer Aug 15-17th
Monday, August 18, 2008      13 comments

This weekend was the 1st annual Weekend To End Breast Cancer in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This is an event to help fund raise for a new hospital wing that will help treat breast cancer and do research. This was a huge commitment in that we had to ra... Read more
My workout room
Saturday, July 12, 2008      9 comments

I finally finished my workout room (for the most part). It looks great! I tore out the carpet, installed laminate flooring and painted the room. New window blind and cool lighting. The only things left to do is to hang a mirror on one wal... Read more
May 27th. I'm now 33 and I don't do anything half a$$
Tuesday, May 27, 2008      8 comments

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Pain is Weakness leaving the body.
Monday, May 19, 2008      4 comments

I was just reading this week's The Coast newspaper. My weekly horoscope was: "Pain is weakness leaving the body," says fitness trainer Mark Duval. If that's true, you have gotten a lot stronger in recent weeks. By my astrological reckon... Read more
February 29th - goodbye February - hello March
Friday, February 29, 2008      3 comments

February was an up and down month for me. I've taken on a few extra obligations and I was a little overwhelmed with that so my workouts suffered a little. I've exercised 15 out of 29 days which I guess isn't that much of a write-off. What ... Read more
Food Triggers
Tuesday, February 05, 2008      3 comments

I'm starting to wonder about my food triggers. Yesterday, I don't think I ate that badly, but when I got home I decided I wanted a snack so I had 2 rice cakes with cheese & salsa on them - not too bad, but a little too much cheese. I'm due... Read more
February is here!
Thursday, January 31, 2008      2 comments

This month is going to be all about fitness. I'm planning to: - Drink my water EVERYDAY. - strength train 2xs a week - 250-300 minutes cardio/wk - get more sleep - Get back to my crunches/squats/pushup routine. (I bet that's g... Read more
Strength training
Sunday, October 28, 2007      2 comments

This week I bought resistance bands. I have 3 & 5 pound free weights. I am going to start seriously encorporating strength into my workouts. My husband is off work for the next month due to an operation so I'm going to take advantage of the time... Read more
Today Is October 3rd.
Wednesday, October 03, 2007      2 comments

Today is October 3rd. September was a very stressful month with my father & his girlfriend in a motorcycle accident, and then my husband hospitalized with Appendicitis. Thankfully everyone is doing fine now. My diet & exercise took a beating... Read more
My 2nd Run for The Cure Sept 30th
Wednesday, October 03, 2007      2 comments

I ran my second RFTC on Sunday. It was awesome. This was the 1st anniversary of my 1st 5K race. My dog, Libby ran with me again this year. She was the "Belle fo the Ball" again this year too! There were 8200 participants and together we raise... Read more
I ran my 2nd 10K August 19th
Wednesday, August 29, 2007      3 comments

August 19th I ran my second 10K in the Navy 10K Run here in Halifax. I hadn't ran that distance again since May 21st. The weather was lovely and I really enjoyed it. There were only a few hundred participants consisting of Navy and civilians. ... Read more
My race photo
Thursday, May 31, 2007      3 comments

last night I checked out my race pictures online from the Bluenose. I am proud of myself for running the 10K. But it's hard to see myself in those pictures. I look really fat. I know I am not small, but I don't feel that big. I can't decide ... Read more
Bluenose International 10K
Sunday, May 20, 2007      8 comments

Today I ran The Chronicle Herald 10K in the Bluenose Interantional Marathon here in Halifax. It was great. Well, I don't know about great- but I felt great when I finished. The weather had been pouring rain the last 3 days. This morning at 5a... Read more

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