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Baconfest and Beach Day - then birthday party!
Sunday, July 14, 2019      13 comments

We had so much fun yesterday! We went to Baconfest (yep, there was bacon-wrapped and bacon flavoured EVERYTHING!) and then to the beach. Baconfest was a healthy eating nightmare! We had planned to eat when we got there. So we walked up ... Read more
I WON THE WOLF AWARD!!!!!
Saturday, July 06, 2019      22 comments

I went on the Summer Solstice Trail Run last month. From the information provided, I knew that they had special awards for runners but I was TOTALLY shocked when I opened the mail and got this: ... Read more
Impromptu Ghost Hunting Trip Doesn't Disappoint!
Sunday, May 26, 2019      10 comments

My daughter and SIL and I like to investigate haunted locations, spend the night, and ghost hunt. We have traveled to many locations in the past 3 years. Friday night we found that we might have an opportunity to spend Sat evening and night at... Read more
Day 5 done - 23 more to go!
Friday, May 03, 2019      11 comments

My boot camp challenged everyone to join their Whole Eating Challenge for 2 days. It is the Whole30 program BUT only for 28 days AND they give you a "cheat" night - every Sat night you can have whatever you like. It was a big shock on Mond... Read more
HELP..........I need a strength training goal!
Monday, March 04, 2019      13 comments

I need some help please! I have been tasked by my boot camp trainer, to create a March goal for myself. I go to boot camp to become stronger, fitter and more physically able. So, I don't want to make a goal that is tracking something more abo... Read more
Time to give myself a kick in the butt (again!)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019      11 comments

So, things were going along well. Eating well, exercising daily, life was good. Then kaboom! Christmas and holidays came. I didn't need to overeat. It was not a good reason to overeat, but of course, I did. It was a small setback and I joi... Read more
I hate it when I am the biggest person in the gym class......BUT.....
Saturday, December 15, 2018      18 comments

What an awesome day! I got up and drove to another city (where my parents live) and went to the gym there because they have a great weight training class on Saturday morning. Previous times I went, there was almost no one there. Today it was ... Read more
Hubby eating cheeseball - I had to take off!
Sunday, December 09, 2018      11 comments

So yesterday was not a stellar nutrition day. I went over my calories by about a hundred. It was a birthday celebration for both of my parents. Thankfully I burned off over 700 calories exercising also. Today I was much more diligent. But it w... Read more
Huge goal but I am up for the challenge!
Friday, December 07, 2018      13 comments

I will be landing in Jamaica on Feb 7th. That is exactly 9 weeks from yesterday. I have a personal challenge of losing 20 pounds before then. It may sound like a huge goal but it is barely over 2 pounds per week. And I am starting at 282.6 so lo... Read more
Hubby is a bad eater but I can't let that drag me down!
Thursday, December 06, 2018      12 comments

We got about an inch of so of snow late this afternoon. Just enough to make the drive home slow! But when I did get home, we were able to take the dogs for a nice walk in the snow - they love it! By the time we got around to thinking about su... Read more
Thank you Spark Challenge Teams - you make me want to do better!
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      10 comments

I want to send a big THANK YOU to the Wild Wolves Team (X-Weighted Challenge) & the Starfish Team (5% Challenge). If not for my challenge groups I would stay right where I am. In the recliner, under my blanket, watching TV. I am warm an... Read more
Santa Shuffle 5 km!
Saturday, December 01, 2018      12 comments

So it was a beautiful zero degrees here this morning and my sister and I headed out to Waterloo Park for the Santa Shuffle 5 km. We got all our ste... Read more
9” Plate Challenge
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      15 comments

I have the 9” Plate Challenge this week for a team. Seems easy right? Get a 9” plate and only eat off that plate at each meal. Nothing bigger. Do you ... Read more
Stuck inside sick- winter storm warnings outside
Wednesday, November 21, 2018      11 comments

I thought I finally got over my inner ear infection - not so fast! I suddenly came down with a brutal head cold - throat hurt yesterday at lunch and by 3:30 I was leaving work to come home to bed. I was up a lot during the night do to coughing... Read more
Crazy impulse purchase - a WINTER 5KM RUN!!!
Saturday, November 17, 2018      12 comments

I have had some crazy impulse purchases in my day. Who remembers 80's leg warmers and 90's hair extensions - HELLO?!?!?! What was I thinking? Not to mention the dreaded grocery store impulse purchases. Come home to unpack and find the strang... Read more

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