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Week Six, Day Four
Friday, April 11, 2008      0 comments

Okay so I somehow missed writing yesterday. My mind just hasn't been able to focus on ONE thing lately, it's gotta be everywhere at once. No wonder my youngest has focus issues of his own, it's hereditary. :~) It snowed A LOT here in Calgary ... Read more
Week Six, Day Two
Wednesday, April 09, 2008      1 comments

This morning my son's temperature was was over 100 again. (2nd day) Thankfully, my mom lives close and was able to come relieve me so I could go to work for 11. Still, after not being there for a day and a half, I was not really looking forwa... Read more
Week 6 Challenges
Tuesday, April 08, 2008      0 comments

Today begins week six of the 5% Challenge in LIC. This week I decided that we should all set our own goals. Here are mine: ~calorie range 6 out of 7 days ~strength train twice ~run four times ~water, fruit and veggies every day (8/3/... Read more
Friday, April 04, 2008      1 comments

I love this quote about goals. And it's so true. I mean, how many of us are actually doing what we said we would do "when we grow up". Myself, I wanted to be a police officer. Even with Spark, my goals have changed several times over the p... Read more
Words to live by
Tuesday, April 01, 2008      0 comments

The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. - Steve Young ... Read more
What's to love about Mondays?
Tuesday, April 01, 2008      1 comments

It started out to be just another crazy Monday and ended up one of the best days of the year. Not only did I make this day two of a "within calories" streak but I landed my dream job. It's just part-time for now until we see if it's a good mat... Read more
Time to start practicing what I preach
Saturday, March 29, 2008      0 comments

The past week has been HORRIBLE for calories in for me. Yesterday was over 2700, today over 3000. Crazy! So here's what I have to do: I have GOT to get my eating back under control OR I have to exercise enough to wear off the extra 1700 calori... Read more
Oh sure, I can laugh now
Saturday, March 22, 2008      1 comments

I found this little recap on my "myspace" page and thought that I would share. Everyone needs a good chuckle now and then. August 24, 2005 The camping Gods must hate me. Two and half hours after leaving Calgary we arrived at campsite 2... Read more
Workout Poker
Wednesday, March 19, 2008      1 comments

March 18 ~ 30 mins of activity ~ 30 pushups (any style) ~ 100 crunches (any style) ~ 30 squats ~ 30 lunges ~ 3 things I like about my body ~ a blog entry I've been waiting by the phone for over 24 hours now and I still haven't he... Read more
The luck of the Irish
Tuesday, March 18, 2008      1 comments

I had my interview at the fitness centre tonight and I really think I have a chance at getting the job. I'd start out in customer service but I could work my way up to fitness trainer. It's definitely my dream job. The GM and I had a really g... Read more
The good, the bad & the f'ugly
Thursday, March 13, 2008      1 comments

Alright, the good: I have an interview at Goodlife on Monday. I had a quick run tonight with Hughy the WonderDog. Not as good as last week's but good nonetheless. The bad: I haven't been in calorie range in FOUR days. I'm so mad at myself... Read more
Roughnecks Rock!
Sunday, March 09, 2008      1 comments

I've become a fan of the NLL Calgary Roughnecks. I started watching them on tv this season and tonight (thanks to Kerry) I got to see them live. Holy wow lacrosse is a brutal sport. I think G & I will get season tickets next season though. ... Read more
Springtime 5% Challenge
Wednesday, March 05, 2008      0 comments

This is the first week and here are the challenges: ~Three 10 point upper body workouts + 100 crunches ~Three 10 point lower body workouts + 100 crunches ~Three 45 minute cardio workouts ~Stay within calorie range a minimum of 5 days ... Read more
Death by chocolate
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      3 comments

I accidentally ate 12 chocolate covered macadamia nuts today. They were in the break room and I was reading and not paying attention and well, the rest is history. 690 calories! Needless to say, I am not within my calorie range today. That su... Read more
Another dollar in my piggy bank
Sunday, February 24, 2008      0 comments

Doesn't sound like much but it means a lot more. For every day that I stay within my calories, I've been putting a dollar in the pig. Since the 4th of February, there have only been 3 days where he hasn't gotten fed. For someone that had been... Read more

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