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My First Attempt at Running
Saturday, August 01, 2009      7 comments

In effort to switch things up a little bit to keep me from getting bored I decided to try to start running. I used to run occasionally on my treadmill, but since I sold it last year I haven't even thought about running. Even then I was still d... Read more
Nearing the End of Week One
Saturday, July 18, 2009      2 comments

Well, I'm almost at the end of my first week and I'm slowly getting back into my good habits. I was shocked that my eating habits haven't changed too much in the last year and it hasn't been too hard to stay within my calorie ranges. I've foun... Read more
Late Notification for Meetings . . . . The New Source for Fitness & Stress
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      0 comments

I got an extra bonus bit of cardio today. I currently work offsite from my company's main office complex, about 10 blocks away. I recieved a meeting request at about 9:40 AM to attend a meeting at 10 AM. Normally, the walk takes about 20 minu... Read more
Day One . . . . Sucess!!!!
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      0 comments

Well, this is my second kick at the can with SparkPeople. I've re-set just about everything that I can to start fresh. I will try not to compair this effort with my previous to keep myself motivated, but only time will tell. I am proud ... Read more
My Return
Monday, July 13, 2009      0 comments

Well, I'm back after more than a year. A lot of things have changed in my life since then and my weight and fitness were put to the side to my detriment. I quit my job, moved from Alberta to Nova Scotia to be closer to my extended family, move... Read more
Had a Bad Week for Food . . .
Saturday, March 29, 2008      0 comments

Sunday started off so well. I exercised and stayed within my calorie range but my Monday things had gotten out of control. It has been quite a while since this has happened. On Monday I was offered a free ticket to an Edmonton Oilers hockey g... Read more
I'm Panicking at Realizing a Dream!!!!!!
Sunday, March 16, 2008      1 comments

This week I finally booked a vacation that I have been dreaming about for years. I'll be taking a 12 day tour of central Europe with Contiki tours. My tour will start in Berlin, travel to Prague, then to Vienna, and finally end up in Budapest.... Read more
Finally Some Positive Reinforcement from Co-workers
Saturday, March 08, 2008      1 comments

Friday during my department's coffee break time, aptly known as 'Fat Friday,' two people commented me on how much weight I had lost. It felt great!!!! However, at the same time, it kept thinking that it would have been nicer if more people wou... Read more
I've Finally Joined the Ranks of the Sick
Saturday, February 23, 2008      1 comments

When I've been scanning the message boards recently I've noticed a lot of posts requesting advice on what to do when you are sick. I've found myself offering a variety of advice and now it looks like I will have to heed my own words. I'm... Read more
Not Getting This Blogging Thing . . .
Sunday, February 10, 2008      1 comments

In all of the articles I've read on SP they encourage people to blog or journal their progress. However, if you can tell by the dates of my blog entries, I haven't quite figured it out. Unlike most parts of this website, I haven't found bloggi... Read more
That One Troubling Goal . . .
Sunday, December 02, 2007      2 comments

Well, I've reached that stage of the Spark plan within Stage three that asks us to identify at least one goal that we are having difficulty reaching. In the brief description of the action step it describes various trouble goals and I found mys... Read more
Damn my Emotional Eating
Friday, November 02, 2007      1 comments

Well, today I had some of the worst news that I have had in a long time. I am living far away from the rest of my family and all I want right now is my Mummy. So, now I am sitting alone in my apartment and I don't know what to do with myself.... Read more
Missing in Action
Tuesday, October 30, 2007      0 comments

Well, I'm back again. I haven't visited my own SparkPage since the last time I posted a blog entry. It is great to see that people have been visiting my page. I'm actually surprised since I didn't think anyone would take the time to seek me o... Read more
Week Four & Still Going Strong
Saturday, September 15, 2007      0 comments

Well, I'm now four weeks into using SP to track what I am eating and the amount of exercise I'm getting. So far I've lost 7.5 lbs but for the last two weeks I've noticed my weight loss has slowed down. The first week I lost 3 lbs, the second 2... Read more
Two Weeks In
Monday, September 03, 2007      0 comments

Well, I'm two weeks into using the Spark People website and my latest attempt to lose weight. I guess you could say that this is also my first serious attemp, as I always though that I could do it myself. As my weight remained stagnant o... Read more

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