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October 4
Thursday, October 04, 2012      2 comments

I had a great day yesterday! the weather has been fantastic and I loved every minute of my afternoon outside. My diet was good and my cardio was good still havent done a strength training but I plan on tomorrow morning, early before my house gu... Read more
Oct 3
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was a great day I had a lovely hike and then spent a couple of hours puttering around the yard getting things ready for winter it makes me a little sad to put all my flower pots into storage. I haven't done any strength training yet I... Read more
October 2
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday did not go quite as well as I had hoped. A project I was working on took three hours longer than I had expected so it threw a wrench in my day but I adapted and overcame. I was not on my food plan exactly but managed to stay within my... Read more
October goals
Monday, October 01, 2012      3 comments

The Last few weeks I have really struggled with my diet and exercise plan, at the beginning of the summer I was rocking the diet and the exercise and felt amazing, strong and fit Then life got busy and I let it push out my weight loss efforts. ... Read more
On Plan
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I prepared to eat my daily "minimum of five" fruits and veg...I live in the sunny okanagan and love to visit the fruit stands!... Read more
Back to the real "SIMPLE" world
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

To me the day after Labour day feels as much like a new beginning as New Years Day. The kids all go back to school and summer feels officially over, and it always feels like new season in my life. I had a great vacation to Vancouver Island to ce... Read more
One thing right!
Sunday, August 12, 2012      2 comments

A few years ago when I lost a significant amount of weight, I was working with a personal trainer, she said to me if you can't be perfect at everything get one thing right. I have always taken that to heart and this summer although I have strug... Read more
Lucky Me!
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      3 comments

I really don't like to exercise,to me walking and hiking are not exercise they are a wonderful way to spend a little time with myself, the dog and nature luckily they really are exercise. Now the rest of it I have to force myself to do I like th... Read more
The New Rules of Lifting for Life
Sunday, July 29, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I started my strength training...OH MY!!! I bought the book The New Rules of Lifting for Life...An All-New Muscle-Building Fat-Blasting Plan for Men and Women Who Want to Ace Their Mid Life Exams. Quite the title and quite the workout.... Read more
Crazy Little Thing Called Life
Saturday, July 28, 2012      1 comments

I have been MIA for a couple of weeks now, a combination of illness, night shifts (bleh) and a life changing event. My life changing event was my husband getting a local job. All the time that we have been together he has worked at least an eigh... Read more
Happy Doc!
Friday, July 06, 2012      7 comments

Today I went to the Doctor, I go every 3 months so he can monitor my BP. He gets me to jump on the scale(fully dressed with shoes) conversation went something like this. Doc: 189 I see you lost a bit of weight that's great Me: I think you be... Read more
#14 This and That
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      4 comments

Today I hit my 30 pounds lost goal which leaves one pound away from my halfway point and OMG OMG 5 pounds away from leaving the Obese marker in the BMI and merely being overweight. It's cool having all these milestones coming up so close togethe... Read more
#13 Hike
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      1 comments

This morning it was overcast and cool, 13C (mid 50'sF I think) but my friend and I decided to go for our hike anyway it was great we did 18km in 31/2 hours. Where I live the Trans Canada Trail runs right through town so it is a fantastic walk. T... Read more
#12 Upcoming Milestones
Monday, June 25, 2012      3 comments

My weigh in this week went well and I'm still only .2 pounds from my 30 pound milestone..Yay and I'm also closing in on my halfway point 1.4 pounds away. I lost 30 pounds and I often feel like I haven't lost much at all and them I put on some a... Read more
#11 Rest Day
Saturday, June 23, 2012      1 comments

Today I was tired and hungry! I finished work at 6:15 and was on the couch with my book by 6:45 it rained so I didn't even need to water my planter boxes. My dog is quite disgusted with me I'm sure, no walk 2 days in a row...lol I ate off plan ... Read more

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