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My Very Short List of excuses to miss a workout
Monday, September 15, 2008      3 comments

I often post on the message boards, "___________ is not on my list of viable excuses to miss a workout." Now I'm trying to think of what actually IS! ummm.... - uncontrollable pooping/puking (when this happens, I take that as my rest day a... Read more
Fast healthy dinners
Wednesday, September 10, 2008      4 comments

Bet you didn't know *all* of my dinners take less than 30 minutes to cook. I sometimes prep a bit after lunch, but I come home from work at 9pm, so dinner HAS to be fast. It doesn't really take a lot of work to make delicious healthy dinne... Read more
White whole wheat buns
Wednesday, September 10, 2008      4 comments

I had broiled portobello mushrooms on PC white whole wheat burger buns and a side salad. I am leery about these buns...they look white and taste white...I have to trust the package to tell me it's really whole wheat, it's really really hard... Read more
Lost 8 freaking pounds since last week :(
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      2 comments

Normally I'm around 113, but I weighed in at 117 one day last week (sodium bloat) and this morning I was 109. I do NOT like being under 110 because I start feeling weak. I haven't measured my body fat in awhile, but I actually feel flabby ... Read more
Launching my new website!
Friday, August 29, 2008      3 comments

www.kettlebellfit.ca ... Read more
Eating healthy on vacation is a REAL challenge
Monday, August 25, 2008      2 comments

Right now I am writing this blog entry from the train, returning home from vacation. These 4 days have been among the most challenging I have ever had in terms of healthy eating. I had 2 planned splurges, but aside from that, this is what a da... Read more
Putting running speed into perspective
Tuesday, August 19, 2008      4 comments

The women's gold medallist in the 400m did it in a time of 49.62 seconds. Today when I did my interval workout, it took me just over 2 minutes to run the same distance. ... Read more
I can do better
Monday, August 18, 2008      2 comments

I've been relying on PC Blue Menu frozen dinners and ramen with added veggies for my lunches...not good. After an inspiring 4 hour seminar yesterday with my nutritional guru Teri Gentes, I lunched on grilled rosemary chicken breast (from Whole ... Read more
Half marathon here I come!
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      4 comments

I took a deep breath and registered for the Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon which takes place on Sept. 28. No chickening out now!... Read more
My employer is trying to kill me
Friday, August 01, 2008      4 comments

Today, all the trainers in the company were called to a meeting at head office. We were called in to the actual meeting club by club and they had allotted 1 hour per club but of course fell behind quickly. We were supposed to be at head office... Read more
Don't be afraid to eat at my house
Friday, July 25, 2008      8 comments

On the message boards, there's often posts from people who are invited to a BBQ at someone's house and they're worried that it will be impossible to stay on track with healthy eating. You certainly don't need to worry about that if you came ove... Read more
SP pushup test
Sunday, July 06, 2008      1 comments

For fun I tried the SP pushup test, doing modified pushups. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
id=1113 58 pushups in 1 minute, not too shabby.... Read more
Sunday, June 29, 2008      4 comments

DH got an iPod. Before even getting started with Nike+, everything about the iPod is counterintuitive. Cannot copy and paste files, can only drag and drop. MUST use iTunes, a bloated, slow, confusing piece of ____ software. iTunes want... Read more
A new decade
Monday, June 16, 2008      9 comments

10 years ago, I was inactive, overweight and unhappy. And I thought I was old. My 30s will be my healthiest and fittest decade yet. Although I still feel old.... Read more
Vanity sizing exists (duh!)
Tuesday, June 10, 2008      3 comments

Yesterday, I wore a dress that I got in 1996...size 5...and it fit perfectly. All the clothes I've bought recently from the same store have been XS or XXS...vanity sizing anyone? ... Read more

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