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Come on in - the water's fine!

Saturday, October 20, 2012      3 comments

I have to admit, I'm feeling *much* better now. I may still *look* like a lump, but I feel stupendous! It took a bit of doing to break the pattern of the last several months, but I am slowly getting back into the swing of the healthy lifest... Read more

Feeling like a lump

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      2 comments

Yep. It's been another couple of months since I got my bike and my Pace Gloves. Which should have been a couple of months of getting in some regular exercise and healthy eating. Sadly, I gave in to the usual: work overload. Which ... Read more

TMTS? No, IMHO. LOL.

Friday, August 24, 2012      1 comments

Serious acronym overload, hunh? Sorry - couldn't resist! So my friend thinks it's a case of TMTS (too much, too soon) as to my feet hurting after walking home the other day. I will admit that I do tend to jump right in, head first, et... Read more

Tender tootsies?

Thursday, August 23, 2012      2 comments

So, I'd planned to bike to work yesterday, right? Well, I stayed playing on my computer until it was late enough that I decided to just take the streetcar instead. Wearing my fun new sandals. Wore them all day at work, again immensely... Read more

Love at first step!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      2 comments

Did anyone know there's a whole "barefoot" trend in shoes? I didn't. Well, I'd seen the Vibram Five Finger shoes, but dismissed them as a fad - one that I'd love to try, but still a fad. My regular shoes (a few-months old pair of... Read more

Overuse ... and navel gazing

Saturday, August 18, 2012      1 comments

Did you know you can get an overuse injury within 2 short weeks? Well, DUH! That's what ALL the exercise blogs and fitness experts warn you about: doing too much too soon! So, there I was, with my brand-new bike, determined to mak... Read more

Having fun!

Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

Yep. Me and my bike. Did I mention it's yellow? It actually is. There were other options, of course, but who wouldn't fall in love with a buttery yellow... Read more

Instant Gratification

Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

That's pretty much my favourite thing - instant gratification. In all aspects of life. So it's not really surprising that I gain weight rather easily ... for me, gratification seems to come from eating, not from feeling virtuous about ... Read more

Pressing the RESET button

Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

Yep. You got it. Another few months have passed, and it's now officially the second half of the year. The first half? It was great in many, *many* ways. Let's just say it might have been a little TOO great in some, hmm? ... Read more

FEBRUARY????? Really?

Sunday, February 12, 2012      5 comments

Sigh. Not just February, but almost Valentine's Day - which means to say almost half the month of February is over! That's almost 1/10th of the year GONE! Heh. Just after I wrote my last blog, I was visited by the world's worst co... Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Monday, January 02, 2012      5 comments

That's pretty much it! Hope you're all having a fabulous start to 2012! I've just completed 5 weeks of Insanity. And am realising that THAT was the easy bit. This week, the workouts get TOUGH. Longer, for one: averaging an hour instea... Read more

Week 3 of Insanity: Complete

Saturday, December 17, 2011      1 comments

Busy again, so just a quick update here. I've managed to stick with the Insanity workouts for another whole week. Yay! That leaves just 6 weeks to go. Of course, the last time I tried Insanity, I only GOT to about day 2 of week 4 ... T... Read more

July to December - no change?

Saturday, December 10, 2011      2 comments

I have been off SP for ages now, mostly because of work pressures (12 hour days like everyone else), but also because I just moved into a new condo and have been procrastin... Read more

Prioritising me

Friday, July 15, 2011      3 comments

Yes, that is what I am trying to do these days. I did say "trying". That means I'm not there 100% yet. I am working on it. So far, it's meant paying attention to what I am doing. And you ask, "what exactly *is* that?" ... Read more

Excuses

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      2 comments

That's all they are, folks. Yes, I've been busy. "Too busy" to cook. "Too busy" to work out. And I have a long commute. None of that has stopped me from making the time to eat out a couple of times this week (actually si... Read more


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