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Better today ...
Thursday, March 05, 2009      10 comments

Well, better is obviously relative, so let's not push it. :) But yeah, I'm not beating myself up over the gain quite as much - instead, I'm doing something about it. Got in a good hooping and dancing session yesterday, a tiny little gym wor... Read more
Gaining weight puts me in a lousy mood!
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      10 comments

This past week, I decided to try NOT weighing myself every day (yeah, dumb idea!). So I weighed in on Friday, Monday, and now this morning. And every single one of those weigh-ins said the same thing - GAIN, gain, GAIN. Grrr. Today, I decid... Read more
The 100-pushups Challenge
Monday, March 02, 2009      8 comments

The Tabata protocol aside, last week was completely boring in terms of exercise. Blah, blah, blah. I wasn't feeling like hooping, and running intervals on the treadmill wasn'... Read more
Dress sizes revisited
Monday, February 23, 2009      14 comments

Okay, I'm a greedy little piggy. No, I didn't pig out. But I went to a different branch of Winners today. One where they had pretty cocktail dresses. :) And I tried them on. Several in size 14, two variants of a Calvin Klein dres... Read more
Dress Sizes ...
Saturday, February 21, 2009      9 comments

I've not tried on clothes in a LONG time - I think the last time was a couple of years ago, when I went shopping for some interview-type shirts. Well, I was wandering around downtown yesterday, and walked into a Winners (a chain in Canada t... Read more
Who *are* you? What do *you* want?
Thursday, February 19, 2009      4 comments

Anyone who's watched Babylon-5 knows that these two questions make up some kind of backbone to the entire show. Over and over again, these two questions are posed to our prot... Read more
Chips, chips, more chips!
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      7 comments

Okay, I stay FAR away from chips on a normal basis. But a couple of days ago, I went grocery shopping, and for some reason, I walked DOWN the chip aisle, instead of avoi... Read more
The Tabata Protocol
Friday, February 13, 2009      6 comments

What's that, you say? Good question. Some of you know that one of my recent favourite workouts has been one I found on YouTube, called "The World's Fastest Workout Video" It'... Read more
Hula Hooping - Yes, Again!
Thursday, February 12, 2009      6 comments

Never saw a hula hoop as a kid (but I did _read_ about them - I read about *everything* as a child, and still do ...). Grew up (so they thought) and moved to Canada. Never saw a hula hoop here. Moved to the States - didn't see one there for... Read more
When life hands you a lemon ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      6 comments

... run away. [Yes, that's the Golden Gate Bridge. No, that's not me. Yes, I've run (well, walked and jogged) the SF Marathon. No, I didn't make a great time. :) And, um... Read more
No more PopTarts!
Tuesday, February 10, 2009      9 comments

No, I've not eaten any. I just realised that having that poptart as my profile pic wasn't really motivating me at all. So I went and found some more eye-candy. Yep, that works better for me! :) Cheers, Maya ... Read more
I'm a Terrible, Terrifying PopTart!
Saturday, February 07, 2009      9 comments

Haha. Yes. Really. Well, in a manner of speaking. The Outlaws have broken up into smaller teams for this week's intra-team "weekend" challenge (well, the weekend i... Read more
In praise of HIIT
Thursday, February 05, 2009      4 comments

I've mentioned HIIT a few times now on several of my posts on various threads. What it is, is High Intensity Interval Training. It's a step up from interval training, in that... Read more
It's all in your head - Part 2
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      5 comments

So far, so good. Just from making the decision to start making decisions and taking action, things seem to be looking up. I got in a total of 205 minutes of exercise yes... Read more
It's all in your head - really!
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      4 comments

You've heard that phrase just as often as I have. I've heard it before, there have been times I've actually trusted it and it's worked great. But, as often as not, I've wound ... Read more

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