Hmmm some thoughts about confidence
Saturday, November 17, 2012 9 comments
I was writing on a friend's page and realized this was a good blog. My DH is in China. We have an indoor pool that he looks after. He was afraid to go on this trip and afraid to extend it (visiting his parents in BC on the way home) bec... Read more
LOL - plan a day of rest and get busy!
Friday, November 16, 2012 7 comments
Today was to be my day of rest... but it was garbage day. We have a long driveway and I have counted the steps in the past. By the time I have put out garbage, recycle and yard waste I always have more than 1,000 steps. Today I did a quick lo... Read more
ST vs Cardio - how much of each?
Thursday, November 15, 2012 6 comments
I am trying to set some personal goals for ST and Cardio for the winter challenge in December. A team mate and I have similar ratios of cardio to ST minutes and asked me if she thought that was a good percentage. I didn't know. As far as I wa... Read more
10 weeks achievement as of Wednesday
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3 comments
Achievements over the past 10 weeks: Total Loss or Gain: 4 pounds Cardio minutes-how many minutes for the 10 weeks: Total Minutes: 3,385 ! ST minutes, how many minutes for the 10 weeks. Total Minutes: 849 ! ITC part, how many ... Read more
Food out of control.. oh no
Monday, November 12, 2012 4 comments
Well it was a bad food day. It started going wrong when I exercised hard before breakfast. I only meant to do a ten minute light workout and it turned into 50 minutes hard. I came in feeling low blood sugar and then I did not eat enough or a ... Read more
Round the block
Monday, November 12, 2012 5 comments
I considered walking around my little village last night but it was dark and I was not sure how my knees would make out. So... I walked around and around my block. It took me 70 minutes to do the 5 k but it was easy. Easy, lol. That is how m... Read more
Reflecting on the biggest loser ten week challenge
Saturday, November 10, 2012 7 comments
I think I was more succinct in looking at October's goals... but the task is to relook at our week one ITC and reflect on that.... Week 1 Start by looking at things that might be holding you back from reaching your goals. Make a list of 5... Read more
Making Peace with who I am
Friday, November 09, 2012 8 comments
"Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have." ~ Doris Mortman One of my team leaders posted this today and it made me take a few deep breaths and think about my "wants" today. I can't say that s... Read more
Global adjustment and hydro contracts in Canada
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 6 comments
Flu shot coming up. I just had a meeting with a company that has supplied our electricity for the past 10 years on contract. Last night DH and I did a cost comparison including the "global adjustment". I nearly fell off my chair. We... Read more
Too much TV?
Monday, November 05, 2012 6 comments
We were recently offered a 42 inch flatscreen TV. I looked at the picture and listened to the sound.. so much nicer than our 32 inch one we just bought this year. DH and I came home to discuss it. Oh my goodness we had TV lust. Even though w... Read more
What is NaNoWriMo?
Friday, November 02, 2012 7 comments
National Novel Writing Month In the month of November, the challenge is to write 50,000 words (the size of a small novella). That is about 1,660 words a day. It really is not just national any more. There are participants world wide. Na... Read more
Great challenges for the first week of Nanowrimo!
Thursday, November 01, 2012 6 comments
I spent a while this morning deciding on November's goals. October goal setting was so helpful that I am very motivated. November is a totally different month for me. I have only 2 B&B bookings and they snuck in. This is NANOWIMO month. Wri... Read more
Review of how October goals are progressing
Monday, October 29, 2012 2 comments
My goals: 1. 210 minutes a week of ST (90) and cardio (120) each week. Totals 09/06- 09/12- CO - 375 ST - 95 Totals 09/13-09/19 Cardio 335 ST 105 Totals 09/20-09/26 Cardio 270 ST 65 Totals 9/27-10/3 Cardio 385 ST 111 Totals 10... Read more
Accountable for food
Monday, October 29, 2012 5 comments
I decided to check my breakfast this morning... a 400 calorie one ... right? I measured everything. It came up at over 500 calories! Surprised me!! I thought about it and rather than change my breakfast which my BS seems to like, I'm not hung... Read more
Memory or an aha moment?
Monday, October 22, 2012 4 comments
We had the briefest of snow flakes but there is definitely snow in the air. You can smell it. The tip of your nose goes cold and you see every breath. Had to drag some lumber about the yard yesterday. Had to is a relative word. Dh would rat... Read more
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