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Thursday, October 21st - Another silver star day
Friday, October 22, 2010      2 comments

emoticon Water (2L), fruits/veggies - somewhere around 7 servings... no exercise (scheduled rest day). Calories ... Read more
Thursday, October 21, 2010      6 comments

I made it through the fruits/veggies (6), water (2.5L) and exercise (3km run) part of my plan today but when I was having my treat, I realized I'd had a snack that I'd forgotten to log. The good news is that, in the end, I was only 34 calories ... Read more
Starting over
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      8 comments

emoticon was yesterday. I didn't do any exercise but I did stay within my calories, drink my 2Lof water AND get ... Read more
7042 to go
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      11 comments

........ Ok. I read Kate/KEAKMAN's blog about her Spark America minutes and I got to thinking about mine. It turns out, I set a goal of 15,600 for 2010 and I still have 7,042 to go. And I have 74 days to do it. I could be a little bit scr... Read more
You win some....
Monday, October 11, 2010      14 comments

and some just plain suck emoticon I'm not sure where today's HM went wrong. I had a good night's sleep the last ... Read more
My Hood to Coast experience (part 2)
Friday, September 03, 2010      18 comments

Being a Coastie may *sound* glamourous but, in retrospect, it was kind of like being fit and homeless with seven of your closest friends and a couple thousand of your closest competitors. But I'm going to step away from that thought and focus o... Read more
My Hood to Coast Experience 2010
Thursday, September 02, 2010      19 comments

My journey to Oregon began on Wednesday. I hopped a plane at 13:00 from Calgary and set off to meet, for the very first time, my teammates from “Sparkin’ Hood to Coast”. With the exception of one, RACING4ME/Trish, I’d only ever spoken to these... Read more
208 but ...
Thursday, August 12, 2010      6 comments

Tonight I ran 5 hills with my HM clinic. That's a total of 4 kms going up and down the 400 metre hill (see I *can* do math) . I only walked a little up hill on one because my pre-run meal was threatening to make me exercise the 2-metre rule. ... Read more
Since August 1st
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      2 comments

Since August first, I've gained 3.5 pounds. I have had four gold stars for meeting my calorie goals. For the week ending August 7, I missed my calories burned goal by 490 because "all" I did were my three scheduled runs (138 minutes). I KNOW... Read more
"Create a blog entry"
Sunday, August 08, 2010      10 comments

I've been staring at this on my start page for over a month.. I've *wanted* to write a blog, I just haven't known what to write about. Nothing is really new, per se, though a lot has changed in the last couple months. I'm training for a half m... Read more
Thank you Tommy Europe =)
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      8 comments

My newest email: Having trouble with motivation? Try this technique: Go through your photo albums and find a picture of yourself in your best shape ever. It may be a photo from your college or even high school days. You know what I'm talking... Read more
Another month, another challenge
Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

This time it's the 'Official 28-Day Bootcamp Workout Challenge'. Day one has been a success so far. I've done my video, gone for a 4km run, tracked what I've eaten for the day... of course, it's only 12:30 and I still have at least 11 more hou... Read more
Tommy Europe's top 7 reasons to exercise
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      3 comments

Here are the top 7 reasons to exercise this summer: Reason #1: To Melt Fat Away Reason #2: To Alleviate Pain Reason #3: To Increase Lean Tissue Reason #4: To Stay Young Reason #5: To Prevent or Control Type 2 Diabetes Reason #6: ... Read more
May 2010 - Looking back
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      7 comments

This month was a flurry of kilometres for me. I ran two half marathons, two 10km races and one 6km race. All in all, I covered 117.35 kms and burned 7031 calories doing them. So let's start at the beginning.... May 1 - the Big Run - this wa... Read more
"never let your mind limit your body".
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      5 comments

My yoga instructor always said "never let your mind limit your body". Coach Nancy posted this today in the healthy habits challenge team today. Great minds really DO think alike. I thought that I'd share because it's FULL of good informat... Read more

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