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Oh no! Ice cream cake for dinner!
Friday, July 21, 2017      6 comments

What a busy day yesterday. Work all day. Straight to dance studio for Zumba class, followed by Drum Fit class. What a workout! Then it was my hubby's grandson's birthday so I went straight there for ice cream cake (what turned out to be dinner)... Read more
Is it really worth it to walk for just a bit?
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      19 comments

I had a long day at work. I did walk 30 minutes at lunch. Then after work, I rushed straight to a hair appt. Then after that, it was home for supper at 7:30. Just rush, rush, rush. I was so glad to get out of my office clothes and into my j... Read more
Help please!
Monday, July 17, 2017      7 comments

Okay on my right leg, I have a broken toe. And an injured Achilles tendon. I also have arthritis in both knees - the left is much worse. And I still walk everyday. And I do dance class and zumba and drum fit weekly. And I swim several times... Read more
Sony Waterproof Walkman - what an awesome swim!
Sunday, July 16, 2017      7 comments

I was finally able to load music on my Sony waterproof Walkman and use it while swimming. It was AWESOME!!! First of all, I am a total rock'n roller - think hard rock, like Guns 'n Roses, Disturbed, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails. However, I adde... Read more
Back home and I have some serious calories to burn off!
Saturday, July 15, 2017      8 comments

Well, I guess I should start with the good news. I walked over 10kms every day I was in Montreal. One day I walked over 15kms. I took a party train to the event and a regular train home - last train out last night, so I was home super l... Read more
Efforts paying off but business trip will be tricky!
Sunday, July 09, 2017      7 comments

Wednesday I was extremely bummed out to see the weight gain. I knew it was coming (think HORRIBLE, BAD choices on long weekend with no exercise!) but I didn't think it would be that bad. This week, I have been working on getting in the f... Read more
Triumph over cupcakes and cheezies and sweltering heat!
Saturday, July 08, 2017      6 comments

Yesterday felt GOOD! I made my food for breakfast and lunch and I ate it! And NOTHING ELSE!!! This is tough at my office, they had Timbits and cupcakes in the kitchen. I really wanted a cupcake. Instead I took a walk around the building. W... Read more
Blowing goals and calories and everything!
Thursday, July 06, 2017      10 comments

Last week I was so thrilled to meet my mini goal. I was all set to order waterproof headphones to celebrate. Then came the long weekend. I ate and drank horrible amounts of calories and fat. Shocking, amazing amounts. Of course I gained two poun... Read more
First goal met! Time to order my gift to myself!
Thursday, June 29, 2017      14 comments

I finally made my first goal. Lost the first 10 pounds. I have so much more to go but this is a good start! It took one week longer than I projected. Yes I ate things I should not have. Yes it delayed my progress. But! At least I got there!... Read more
Help please! Need some advice.
Thursday, June 22, 2017      15 comments

I am getting increasingly frustrated with my scales. And not because of weight gain. I step on and get a number. Step off. Let them reset. Step back on. Get a number that is up to 4 pounds different. Wait 5 minutes and repeat. Get a totally diff... Read more
If only........
Wednesday, June 21, 2017      4 comments

Last week I was awesome! Swimming 4 times, Zumba, drum fit, cardio classes, waking every day at lunch, I even did an aquafit class! I wanted a great weight in today for my challenge. I was doing so well until Sunday. Potluck supper for Fathe... Read more
Refit Revolution - what a great organization!
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      8 comments

I happened to notice a sign at the road last week for a group called Refit Revolution. I figured it must be a fitness group and decided to google them. BEST decision ever!!! Turns out they are all over - although not many in Ontario where I l... Read more
Huge house purging day!
Saturday, June 17, 2017      3 comments

I am sore from head to toe. There were heat warnings and severe storm warnings here all day - still are. But we had a huge bin dropped in the driveway last night, so we cleaned and purged all day! Up and down 2 flights of stairs. Squatting, ... Read more
Weigh in day - the moment of truth
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      11 comments

Weigh in day! I am plodding along. Slow but steady. Another 2 pound loss this week. I'll take it. I am continuing my streak of getting abs and arm challenge done at work! Since I have to be in so early and no one else is here and the board r... Read more
Sometimes you just gotta drumfit
Tuesday, June 13, 2017      6 comments

I have been super careful with the diet this week. It is clean eating week for my challenge group and I killed it! Tomorrow is weigh in day and I am hoping for a great week. I was planning to swim tonight and maybe stay for water aerobics. ... Read more

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