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Reality check, table of one
Thursday, February 02, 2017      33 comments

I was excited about last weekend for a lot of reasons. Seeing my inlaws, the twins first road trip, Disneyland and Universal. The trip started very early as we packed the girls into their car seats. Kudos to my daughter for a well packed... Read more
Let the trail runs begin!
Saturday, January 21, 2017      25 comments

Well....sorta Today my husband wanted to come with me on a hike. I was pretty excited about this so I didn't bother pointing out to him that while the snow is gone from where we live it will still be on the trails. More fun as a surprise ri... Read more
Winter magic
Sunday, January 15, 2017      22 comments

The weather is supposed to change over the next couple of days, our snow will disappear. With that in mind I wanted to get out for one more snowy hike in and headed out with my son. We don't get out anywhere near as much as I'd like to so I a... Read more
It was deep
Thursday, January 12, 2017      19 comments

This morning I got up early to get a few things done so I could head out to the lake for a morning hike. I got dressed and walked outside. Son of a nutcracker it's cold! I walked back inside, put on a couple more layers and headed back out. I... Read more
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017      244 comments

These last couple of weeks I've learned about how I deal with motivation. It started when I got my Garmin. Based on my activity level Garmin immediately put me in a group of people "like" me and gave me a step goal. Uh...no. I found it demoti... Read more
Wanna go for a hike? It'll be fun!
Sunday, January 08, 2017      9 comments

Now normally I'm saying that to my husband but this weekend we had our oldest grandkids spending the night so I thought they might enjoy a winter hike along the river. I was partially right. ... Read more
Snowy hike
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      13 comments

As I was cleaning this morning the sun was pouring in the window and I had to stop and wonder what the heck I was doing inside? I grabbed my hiking boots and headed up the road to a short hike that I've wanted to get out to while the snow is ... Read more
Snow is a lot like weight gain
Sunday, January 01, 2017      19 comments

Yesterday our plans were to spend the evening with my daughter, the twins and her in-laws. We had a great game night planned. Then the snow storm hit. This morning when I was looking at the photos I took I couldn't help but notice how much it re... Read more
Last hike of the year
Friday, December 30, 2016      9 comments

This morning I woke up so excited, it wasn't raining or snowing so I wanted to get out to one of my favourite trails and see what the falls looked like in the snow. I stood at my window looking out at the river, the temperature was rising so ... Read more
Mom, come try a new class with me!
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      6 comments

That's how the conversation started. I of course asked what class and I got a reply that it was some sort of new one, a martial arts meets cardio type of thing, should be fun. (I should have realized she got that "it will be fun" line from me... Read more
Best present EVER!!
Monday, December 26, 2016      10 comments

Hands down the gift my daughter made for me is my favourite. I LOVE IT!!! I hung it where I will see it every day as a wonderful reminder of wh... Read more
Obviously a pod person
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      17 comments

This month I'm down 5 pounds so far. In 5 more pounds I get to reclaim the title of having lost 100 pounds. Oh how I miss that crown, I'm looking forward to earning it back. For months I sat on my hamster wheel and finally got the push I need... Read more
I can run that far
Monday, December 19, 2016      8 comments

I laughed last night when I came across this because I had commented about this too my husband earlier in the day. When I was out delivering cook... Read more
Bake a few cookies I said, see how it goes I said..
Friday, December 16, 2016      16 comments

My week of baking cookies included just a couple of different types. Grasshoppers Chocolate Chocolate mint Bailey Bombs Candy Cane Dipped Peanut Butter Eggnog Stars Espresso Chocolate Chip Lemon Square Shortbread Raspberry R... Read more
Be a Thumper, the world needs more Thumpers.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      9 comments

Today I did a mini workout, only 15 minutes but it was nothing but running up and down the stairs. By the last minute I was more whimpering than running, and by running I mean dragged my lead filled legs up the last few steps. At the end I fe... Read more

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