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Healthy habits challenge - End of week two
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      6 comments

Week two's challenge was to take one negative behavior and find a positive solution to it. I chose to correct my habit of leaving my lunch making until the last minute. It worked! I did it all five applicable days last week (read: work days). ... Read more
Healthy Habits Challenge - End of Week One
Monday, May 10, 2010      7 comments

Last week's challenge was to choose healthy goals for this month. I picked: 1) no more hitting the snooze button - it just gives me a broken sleep resulting in crankiness. 2) no "away" coffee. I figured my Tim Horton's habit is equal to 84... Read more
The Big Run - May 1, 2010
Thursday, May 06, 2010      11 comments

Last Saturday, I ran my 14th half marathon. It was the second time that I ran this route. The route is pleasantly flat for the first almost 15 kilometres and then it goes to heck in a hand basket... the next three kilometres were uphill. The ... Read more
Plateau Buster Challenge - End of Week Four & The End
Monday, May 03, 2010      9 comments

The challenge was to answer these questions - Am I physically feeling better? Do I have more energy? Do I sleep better? Do I feel more self-confident? Am I happy about the changes I'm making? and if I could answer yes to ANY of th... Read more
Plateau Buster Challenge - End of Week Three
Sunday, April 25, 2010      1 comments

I did absolutely no strength training this week. Moving on.... This challenge begins on Sunday, April 25th. This week's challenge is going to be a little different. We've been focusing a lot on what you can change about your program to... Read more
BMI = 22.1
Friday, April 23, 2010      3 comments

According to the Fitness Depot website, my BMI is 22.1 which is "normal" weight. (18.5-24.9) They base this on my height, weight, gender and age. I'm okay with normal. =) The provincial average is 26.4 and the national average is 26.3 -- ... Read more
No gold star for me today...
Thursday, April 22, 2010      5 comments

I made the decision to go to Boston Pizza with the kids tonight. That choice, and a couple of others, created an "over" of 500 calories. I didn't do any kind of workout either. I can't explain the mood I'm in but it's horrible. Funk kind of co... Read more
Plateau Buster Challenge - End of Week Two
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      5 comments

Week two was April 10 though 17th. The challenge was to try for a wider variety of foods and mix up your calories at least three times a week. I ate within my calories on three days , under on one and over on the other three. THE RESULT ... Read more
Plateau Buster Challenge - End of Week One
Monday, April 12, 2010      8 comments

Week One: The challenge was to incorporate new cardio routines one or two times this week. Monday, I went and walked the stairs for an hour. Friday, we introduced speed training to our running schedule. For the week ending Sunday, April 1... Read more
Snow in Calgary 04/08/10
Saturday, April 10, 2010      5 comments

So this is what I had to deal with.. in April... add to that three power outages and my evening was ... Read more
Top five -
Monday, April 05, 2010      6 comments

I get emails from Biggest Loser club all the time. MOST OF THE TIME, I just delete them because MOST of the time, it's all common sense stuff. Today, however, I thought it was kind of neat. It gave me an assignment and I like those. So here'... Read more
A blog of my own =)
Saturday, April 03, 2010      5 comments

Sometimes I get so wrapped up in other peoples lives, I subscribe to 100 blogs, that I forget that somebody, somewhere might be interested in what's going on in my world. This weekend I'm away from home with PEHASS2 visiting his parents on... Read more
Must be time to blog
Thursday, March 25, 2010      8 comments

It's been over a month since I put anything up here that was "substantial" so it must be time. Running. Today is my 6th anniversary as a runner. On March 24th, 2006 I entered my first "Women's only learn to run" class. We did 6 sets (?... Read more
One word from me...
Saturday, March 13, 2010      2 comments

Stolen from Kayakid who stole it from BobbyD31 who stole it from KASHMIR(?) Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is you... Read more
Getting Past Mental Roadblocks by Tommy Europe
Monday, March 01, 2010      3 comments

Getting Past Mental Roadblocks As the Vancouver 2010 Olympics comes to a close, where do you stand with your resolutions? Have you made progress or did your motivation sizzle out? Most people wait around for motivation to strike the... Read more

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