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Great day!
Monday, August 28, 2017      4 comments

I stayed on track today! Calories were over a bit but I had some avocado and that was the difference, so I am good with that. I made it to the pool and did 90 minutes of exercise too! Just an awesome day! So very happy with myself. ... Read more
I was doing so well......
Sunday, August 27, 2017      6 comments

Such a promising day yesterday! Got up and walked dogs. Went for breakfast with hubby. He had heart attack on a plate (2 plates actually) and I had scrambled eggs with sausage and fruit. We rushed around with chores and even parked at one st... Read more
Pretty good day!
Thursday, August 24, 2017      5 comments

It has been an up and down kind of day. I started out awesome with a Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie - oh my gosh! So delicious. Just like a sandwich but without the bread and processed sugar. (1/2 cup each strawberries & blueberries, 100 gr... Read more
Back on track!
Wednesday, August 23, 2017      7 comments

A successful day! I stayed within calorie range. I exercised for an hour. I prepped some nutritional quinoa and veggies for tomorrow. Sadly I think I overdid it on the stairs today. I went up and down a few flights about 4 times today. Just f... Read more
Foam Fest Obstacle 5 km & Colour Run 5 km - awesome weekend!
Sunday, August 20, 2017      6 comments

Such a busy weekend! Yesterday I woke up at 4:20 am. I was so excited to go to the Foam Fest Obstacle Course. I picked up my sister at 7:00 and off we went! We got started on the course at 9:45. We didn't finish until after noon!!! It was ... Read more
Saturday, August 12, 2017      8 comments

So this morning was off to a bad start - A/C died overnight and trip to the beach was cancelled. A/C repairman was here 2 hours. I was a bit nervous about the bill. However, all is well. A/C is working. House is nice and cool. Bill was... Read more
Disappointing Day :(
Saturday, August 12, 2017      10 comments

We were going to head to the beach. All packed and ready. Happened to comment that I didn't sleep well last night - I was hot and sweaty. Hubby replies "yeah, I don't think the central air is working." Hmmm......that is a problem. A big, na... Read more
PASTA NIGHT!!! (well kinda)
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      10 comments

Woo hoo!!! Hubby is gone to baseball and I just whipped up a big batch of zoodles! Hubby is not a fan so I don't make it as often as I would like to. This is a whole plate of veggies in extra virgin olive oil, with a sprinkling of parmesa... Read more
Time to face the scale - vacation is officially over!
Sunday, August 06, 2017      7 comments

So after planning for ONE beer last night, of course I drank THREE. Tallboys too. NOT GOOD. I finally decided that all this vacation gluttony has got to stop. Time to shock myself good. So I pulled out the scale. This is the scary, nas... Read more
Reboot after vacation - one step forward & two steps back
Saturday, August 05, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday was supposed to be Day One - vacation recovery! It was a trainwreck. Started out bad. Didn't have breakfast. Didn't have lunch. Went and got a nice pedicure then headed to the pool for a 90 minute swim. It was my son-in-laws b... Read more
Amazing vacation - now to undo all that eating & drinking!
Thursday, August 03, 2017      6 comments

Nearing the end of a fantastic vacation week! What an awesome week we had. The weather was perfect! The beach was perfect! We went with my sister and brother in law and we love spending time with them. Now, the not so great part of th... Read more
Sore, tired but still going & it's Shark Week!
Thursday, July 27, 2017      6 comments

Another long day at work. Only one more to go until vacation!!! Holy cow! Sore legs today! I walked 19,000 steps yesterday. Usually I just scratch the 10,000 - sometimes I don't even get that far. Yesterday I was in Toronto for... Read more
Impending vacation, arm still sore, working out and watching trashy, reality TV!
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      4 comments

It's only Tuesday? This week is DRAGGING on already!!! This always seems to happen to me the week before vacation. Now next week - on vacation - the days will just FLY by! I am very fortunate that my challenge group is ending the current... Read more
Eating everything not nailed down - yikes!
Monday, July 24, 2017      12 comments

Well, the good news is that I went swimming and went to aquafit after. The bad news is that I ate bad food and everything in sight. It is all tracked and it is not pretty. I don't know what happened today to set me off like that. I only ... Read more
The BIG cardio weekend!
Sunday, July 23, 2017      8 comments

What a weekend! Weather turned so hot and humid. Storms were forecast but we certainly didn't see any. Not a drop of rain. It started out overcast and sure looked like rain. We decided to walk the dogs. Turned into a 4 km trek to get fresh ve... Read more

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