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The battle of leftover Costco pumpkin pie.....
Monday, October 09, 2017      16 comments

So we had Thanksgiving dinner yesterday, due to family work schedules. It was at our house. There is 1/2 a (GIGANTIC) Costco Pumpkin Pie sitting on my table. Inches from where I type. It is so delicious! My sister brought 2 and my daughter ... Read more
Wake up call!
Saturday, October 07, 2017      9 comments

Today I did a 5 km run. I got up super early (for a Saturday) and drove 45 minutes to begin at 9 am. It was awesome weather! Could pass for a July day. I had to take off my sunglasses because it was so humid that they kept fogging up. And I... Read more
Great day!
Thursday, October 05, 2017      10 comments

Today was a great day! I went to drum fit class and since I got there early, I did half a zumba class too. And I stayed for 45 minutes of ST too! All day I planned to blow off the class and stay home. But when I got home I had an email f... Read more
So frustrating....,,
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      9 comments

I have been really trying to stay on track this week. Eating well. Moving lots. Swim, 5 km, dance fit, etc. I have a chronic knee injury and Achilles' tendon damage. The knee has really flared up. I have a different medication and it causes bl... Read more
Plan for the day....,,
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      7 comments

Off to a great start today! I had one coffee (decaf with fat free half and half) and a PB&J smoothie. I have fat free Greek yogurt for a snack. Lunch will be Skinny Stuffed Pepper Soup and some chicken breast. PM snack is cantelope. Sup... Read more
I met my goals for today - woohoo!!!!
Monday, October 02, 2017      7 comments

Successful day! I had simple goals. Yet I almost blew it. It is such a habit to have Diet Pepsi al the time. I almost just opened one after my swim. I just stopped myself in time. I am going for TWO days in a row now! Wish me luck! Have a g... Read more
Today.......
Monday, October 02, 2017      7 comments

Okay, goals for the day. 1. Eat within calories and track everything. 2. Drink only water. Diet Pepsi free day! 3. Get in at least an hour of exercise tonight. Seems simple right? Will do my best to stick to it. Have a great day all!... Read more
I am rocking it this week!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      13 comments

I am killing my fitness goals this week! Got in over 19,300 steps yesterday and over 17,100 today. I did both the early and the late dance fit classes last night. Two hours of aerobics and strength training. I was at the pool for over two h... Read more
Weekend summary: beer & bad judgement! Yikes!
Sunday, September 24, 2017      5 comments

Soooo......not such a great weekend. Beer and birthday celebrations all weekend. Hockey kickoff Friday. Pub food & beer. BlueJays game, bus trip Saturday. More beer. Stadium food - think hot dogs and junk! The crowning achieveme... Read more
5 km Race Day - woo hoo!
Sunday, September 10, 2017      14 comments

We opened the windows and enjoyed a cool night last night. This morning when I woke up the house was 18 degrees. Felt pretty cool. Outside was only 5 degrees! I couldn't sleep though - it is another 5 km run day!!! I got there early and... Read more
Today is a great day!
Thursday, September 07, 2017      12 comments

Today is going well so far. I pre-tracked all my food so that I don't blow it. Then something happened. I wanted more food. (Shocker right? Lol) So I got in my car and drove to the grocery store and selected a nice frozen food dinner. I like... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making headway. Slowly but surely!
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      8 comments

So last week was not good! Very slight (think tiny fraction) weight loss. Once again I only have myself to blame. BBQ. Beers. Take out. Snacks. I cannot out exercise this poor eating. AND on top of all that, my pool is closed two weeks fo... Read more
Foam Glow Run!
Sunday, September 03, 2017      12 comments

What a fun night! It is the largest 5 km Foam Run in the world! There were literally 1,000's of people there. We had so much fun! I have done many fun, colour runs and obstacle courses, but they were all in the day time - never at night. ... Read more
Allergies making me sleepy & forgetful
Thursday, August 31, 2017      5 comments

Darn allergies! Making my nose tingle and sneeze. Making my eyes water. I don't sleep well. I wish they would go away. I can't take the non-drowsy pills and sadly I am still not independently wealthy and trapped at work so I can't be nodding of... Read more
Scale went down/self assessment/room for improvement
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      8 comments

So it is weight in day. I lost some weight. About 4 pounds. Super happy with that. HOWEVER....... I worked my butt off this week. Think hours of ST and cardio. Almost 3 hours just yesterday. And I am talking swimming lengths. Zumba. Drumfit. ... Read more

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