Sharing my new lifestyle with my other family members.
So today, I took a rest day after my big run yesterday. I got my grocery shopping done, and tried to make a healthy supper for my family and I . It didn't turn out as planned, because the fish was frozen solid, and I ended up binging AGAIN all... Read more
One whole week with no bloggin!
Too long I'm tellin ya! I have been so busy this last week though, that there has been no time for it. I got in a 15K run today, it took me two hours, and I was spent when I was done. It is good to be back to my previous level of running afte... Read more
Okay, so for 3 out of 4 meals in a row, I ate red meat, specifically ground beef. It is cheap, and we have TONS of it, because we bought 1/2 a cow last fall, we also bought 1/2 a pig. I can not eat that much of it though! It leaves me feeling... Read more
Feeling better today, and grateful to be down not up.
Thanks so much for all of the positive comments on my page and blogs recently. The support is a big pick me up for me. I am feeling better today mentally, in spite of being sore and tired after my run yesterday. I am down 4.6 pounds this week... Read more
Feeling blah lately
Well, I am feeling icky and blah these last couple of days. Got the blues a bit, feeling overwhelmed by all of my responsibilities. Usually when I get feeling like this, I feed my emotions. ... Read more
Tennis is wonderful!
I had so much fun today playing tennis with my best friend and our kids. We got in one full hour, and according to the SP Fitness Tracker, that burned 545 calories! Gotta love it. I haven't played tennis in years before this summer, and it fe... Read more
Learning from my mistakes
Recently I was down with a minor case of pneumonia, which I think was partly because of overtraining. One of the signs that you are overtraining is getting discouraged when you miss a day of exercise. Well, I am going to take today as a rest d... Read more
Claiming my kitchen
So, we have lived in our home for over 5 years now. When we moved in I just shoved stuff in the cupboards, wherever they fit. About a year ago, my hubby tried to clean out our wonderful big pantry, and ended up leaving stuff out all over the ... Read more
Got up early today
I figure with school starting back soon, I better get us all back into a routine. So, today, I got up bright and early at 7 am after staying up until 1 am. Not enough sleep makes me feel like eating. The tired signals my body sends are misint... Read more
The pros and cons of exercising outside
Okay, so I was out today for a bike ride, first time in a long time, and as I neared the end of my ride, I started thinking about it. I love exercising outside, in the fresh air. Some of my favourite things about it are: Fresh air; listening t... Read more
Today I am grateful for
1. My wonderful dear husband in my life.
2. My two healthy well rounded children.
3. A home to raise our family in.
4. My health and the ability to participate in any sport or activity I desire. I ma... Read more
Thanks guys for the butt kick
Well, I took the advice from the comments on my blog today, and I just DID it! I ate so much better today. I also suffered immensely for my choices yesterday. My stomach has been a real mess today. I managed to do all of the Quickfire challe... Read more
Having a hard time with food again
I am eating in control, but I am making some really bad choices. I need to start planning my meals again, and preparing them ahead of time too. I'm feeling very lazy about it though.... Read more
Feeling great, back to running.
I am feeling pretty confident that I will be able to complete the 10K route of the Terry Fox Run after all. I have run 3 days since Saturday, and each session I have increased my time by about 10 minutes. I have also made plans with my run bud... Read more
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My computer gave up the ghost
Well, I am finally back online. My computer gave up on me last week, so I have been MIA because of that. My wonderful hubby tried to fix it, but we ended up having to replace the tower. He is going to try and recover as much as we can from th... Read more