It really is a good Friday morning!
Friday, September 24, 2010 6 comments
Good Friday morning. It really is for many reasons. 1. I have 145 km left of Rideau Trail. Yup, I have passed the halfway mark and have plans to walk another 6 km or more this weekend. 2. I am sitting at 216 pound. Yes that is t... Read more
This is happiness!
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 7 comments
I was walking on the Rideau, a section that was challenging. It was drizzling but the trail well marked and there was evidence that people had been through before us improving water crossings and in the midst of replacing the planks to assist i... Read more
Today I need to set some boundaries, comminicate needs
Sunday, August 22, 2010 2 comments
There are 5 people in my family and the upcoming 2 weeks are looking impossible to coordinate as we have totally different needs and expectations of each other. 2 to get to University in different cities who have new apartments to set up and wa... Read more
Magic in every step!
Friday, August 20, 2010 5 comments
I think many of us go through periods where we just can't. There is not the motivation, the urge, the excitement, the will, the time... and then one day something changes. One day we decide we want to. We make a decision, no matter how s... Read more
"He thought it would be a long time before this magic called Real would happen to him"
Friday, August 20, 2010 5 comments
Do you ever come back over and over again to the same book or favourite quote? Something about the Velveteen Rabbit just keeps coming back to me. I was commenting on a member's blog about how slow this process sometimes is, how much work and s... Read more
Thursday, August 19, 2010 3 comments
Consistency. The winner of "So you think you can dance", the judges' comment about why they would hire her in a heartbeat was her consistency. Our beloved founder says consistency is the secret to spark people. Choosing small goals and being... Read more
Rrrrrrevving my Metabolism
Saturday, July 31, 2010 4 comments
Strength training revs your metabolism immediately after you finish exercising. So... I am doing my quicky workouts every morning. This morning it was "core" so on the ball, situps, sit ups with a twist, swimming on the ball, and back extentio... Read more
Yes I'm still here!
Friday, July 30, 2010 3 comments
You know you have been too busy when your spark friends start posting each other to see if you are OK. Sorry my friends... I, as ET said, "feel GOOD!" My challenges: keep exercising in bits. My neck is sometimes sore and I'm icing it, se... Read more
Good Morning Monday
Monday, July 12, 2010 3 comments
It is a good morning because it is COOL today! It is a good morning because my eldest DD has a class at college starting today and I noticed there is already a lunch packed in the fridge-woo hoo, and my DH offered to drive her to her first ... Read more
It's OK if I'm not losing weight: a reminder to myself
Sunday, July 11, 2010 4 comments
I am diabetic and had a long history of an eating disorder. My body is now very very efficient. A few years ago I hired a personal trainer who was absolutely positive he could help me lose weight and had me on a liquid protein diet mixed with 3 ... Read more
More fruit is easy... the veggies and I are playing hide and seek
Sunday, July 11, 2010 1 comments
Our guests needed the upstairs fridge so I moved most of the veggies to the downstairs fridge. Right away I noticed veggies missing from our meals. No one is interested in going in search of them! The guests will be gone this afternoon so it ... Read more
I challenged my DD
Monday, July 05, 2010 2 comments
My DD went on the scale and did not like what she saw. And when she told me I voiced my opinion that her new 10 hour sedentary shift work might be to blame. And then I asked her what body part she would like to work on. Her first answer was a... Read more
The food tracker makes me laugh
Sunday, July 04, 2010 1 comments
I quickly put in my food today. Not great choices but I was going to be honest. Problem was I was in a hurry so I just took the closest approximations I could imagine being correct. Then tonight I did the summary. LOL I was a little surprise... Read more
Here I am!
Saturday, July 03, 2010 1 comments
I have neglected SP the past week. I have not logged food, have not challenged myself to post or kept up on my spark friends' pages. But I will try better tomorrow. It is 11:20 and I have committed to do an exercise video with my daughter. I... Read more
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