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When your size 14s are getting tight, embrace kale
7/23/2014 11:11:43 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I'm still in post marathon bliss. And it's 9 months later. My body still wants to eat at the higher calorie range. That, paired with a big milestone b...  Read more


Healthier Pancakes!
7/22/2014 7:11:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Have any of you seen the Spark People Article
erfectly_healthy_pancake_recipes "7 Perfectly He...  Read more


Silence... is rare!
7/22/2014 4:12:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It came to my attention yesterday (Thanks KATZABELLAMAMA!) that I have not blogged here in over a week! 40 I'm usually a once-a-day blogger... so...  Read more


Resistance training tips
7/21/2014 8:53:21 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Over the weekend I had the chance to attend two more workshops held at the Y. I wanted to share some tips on resistance training that I thought were...  Read more


Upper body cardio suggestions???
7/20/2014 11:12:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was put into a cam boot for the next 6 -8 weeks and am looking for ideas for types of cardio that I can do. I'm a little worried that even with wat...  Read more


Saturday night, no fever!!
7/19/2014 11:51:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

A busy, busy day. No hanging-out late over here... Time for bed....  Read more


July 19, 2014 (Saturday)
7/19/2014 8:40:24 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Hello, it's ME! 104 Normally, I would not be here at this time of day on a Saturday, BUT again the races were rained out, so here I am! Actua...  Read more


Shopping list
7/18/2014 10:51:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

1. WHITE VINEGAR - great for so many things! I figure, maybe, if I post it here, I won't "forget"! Heh heh heh....  Read more


Talking about hormones
7/18/2014 10:35:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I thought I "knew everything" basic there was to know about what I needed, and needed to do, for my own health and fitness. I learned different!! ...  Read more


July 17, 2014 (Thursday)
7/17/2014 11:47:25 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Hello Everyone, Not much going on around here today or tonight. It started to rain earlier, but it didn't last very long. There is a 70% chance...  Read more


July 16, 2014 (Wednesday)
7/17/2014 2:38:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Thank you all for you comments. I got the truck back today, and it did not cost an 'arm AND a leg,' just an 'arm OR a leg,' but not BOTH. 334 ...  Read more


Summer update 5
7/16/2014 2:50:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

*No new fitness achievements. We haven't had jump rope or rope climb on our workouts for awhile. Of course that means I have not practiced either:)...  Read more


July 15, 2014 (Tuesday)
7/15/2014 7:07:09 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I took my truck to the shop today for them to fix whatever it takes to stop it from leaking oil. Long story short...They are keeping it overnight. F...  Read more


7/14/2014 4:34:21 PM,  16 COMMENTS

Joe had a bit of a break down on the weekend. He woke me up at 2am Saturday morning to say, "Baby, I don't think we can move in together!" 24...  Read more


July 14, 2014 (Sunday)
7/13/2014 8:23:47 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Last night was a LOOOOOONG night. It was a BIG race, so there were a LOT of people there, and I was busy, busy, busy. That's OK though because durin...  Read more


July 12, 2014 (Saturday)
7/12/2014 12:06:10 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Busy day, and the races this afternoon/evening. Since this is a BIG race, I need to be there early, so I am just stopping by to say "HI" and "HAVE A...  Read more


Summer update 4
7/12/2014 6:51:43 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Summer is going too fast!! I really wish I could freeze time or save it in a bottle:) My goal is to one day live as stress free as I am over the summ...  Read more


July 9, 2014 (Wednesday)
7/10/2014 2:47:12 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Nothing much going on around here. It did not rain today, but it stormed last night. A lot of people were without power, but fortunately, I was NOT...  Read more


Sick? In JULY????
7/9/2014 4:38:05 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Yup. 527 I came down with something last night, and this morning it had fully taken hold of me! .... Headache, sore throat, runny nose! Oh...  Read more


Walking with my hubby!
7/8/2014 11:36:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well the backache is better - not terrific, but better. I've started doing some lower back stretches, talked with my chiropractor first of course. A...  Read more


Calgary Stampede 2014 has begun!
7/7/2014 12:07:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Me after a very sweaty ZumbaŽ class on Saturday! Playlist was dominated by country tunes! Stampede Breakfast demo day! Went great! I...  Read more


Down with a back injury
7/6/2014 2:59:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So my goals for July were to get 30 - 45 minutes of cardio 5 days a week, and do some serious ab work 3 days a week. Unfortunately, I am recovering f...  Read more


July 5, 2014 (Saturday)
7/5/2014 1:20:49 PM,  8 COMMENTS

No rain in sight, and none for the past few days, so it looks like we have an "All Clear" for the races tonight. I haven't been 'talking' too m...  Read more


Before & After PICS
7/2/2014 3:51:50 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I really wish Joe had taken BEFORE pics too... he looks amazing right now! I look at pictures of us in Italy and am proud of how far we have come...  Read more


Summer update 3
7/1/2014 12:06:55 PM,  10 COMMENTS

*Still killing the workouts. *No progress on the rope or jump rope. *Deadlifts got a "good" from the trainer. I'll take it:) *Swam 16 laps tod...  Read more


WLC Results!
6/30/2014 4:17:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's finally SUMMER! July 1st (CANADA DAY) is tomorrow and this marks the END to Joe and my Weight Loss Challenge (WLC). 479 479 479 479 479 479 47...  Read more


Great coaching moment -She finished her first 5k :)
6/30/2014 8:27:47 AM,  37 COMMENTS

This weekend was a proud moment for me as a coach. To give you a little background, I have been coaching a woman at my gym and encouraging her to fini...  Read more


June 29, 2014 (Sunday)
6/29/2014 9:11:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

More rain and thunderstorms last night and today until around noon. What a LOT of rain we've been having, but we also had a LOT of rain at this time...  Read more


No sunshine and unicorn farts today.
6/29/2014 7:12:27 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I have only 25 lbs to lose to get to my goal weight of 130. I need to focus on positive things today, so this is one of my positive moments, bec...  Read more


June 28, 2014 (Saturday)
6/28/2014 6:57:50 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It rained out the races. There was no rain during the night, but it came a downpour early this morning and it went on and on and on. Guess Hooker Ho...  Read more


June 27, 2014 (Friday)
6/27/2014 8:53:23 PM,  7 COMMENTS

No rain in any of the locations where I worked today, and no rain at my house. There was, however, dark clouds throughout the day. They didn't stick...  Read more


The Queen of Portion Control!
6/27/2014 3:08:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I have graduated from Princess of Portion Control (PPC) to the QUEEN!!! OMG! lol But seriously... it wasn't a cake walk to get here! It took...  Read more


June 26, 2014 (Thursday)
6/27/2014 12:11:19 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Thank you all for your comments on my blog of yesterday. Today was DAY ONE of my 'marathon' days of teaching classes. It is behind me now, and it we...  Read more


Ticket BOUGHT! I am OFF to ZumbaŽ Convention in August!
6/26/2014 1:07:16 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been watching the prices of tickets to Orlando every day for a few weeks but prices just seemed to keep going up! 24 Until today... I snagg...  Read more


June 25, 2014 (Wednesday)
6/26/2014 12:30:16 AM,  10 COMMENTS

THANK YOU ALL so much for commenting on my blogs. I appreciate that you each take the time to read all of my "Blah, Blah, Blah." 334 I have just...  Read more


Still working on it!
6/25/2014 12:14:39 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have always been very good about KNOWING that strength training is very important in our lives! 362 And I've never really had a problem with getti...  Read more


Summer update 2
6/25/2014 8:09:15 AM,  8 COMMENTS

*Getting closer to the top of the rope:) *Practiced jumping rope. 19 unbroken today. Last one finished with this part of our workout: Repeat 2x...  Read more


June 24, 2014 (Tuesday)
6/24/2014 6:34:18 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Nice day with only a couple of rain showers. Nothing of interest going on other than I had my classes, and I have one more this evening. I am gettin...  Read more


6/23/2014 4:28:50 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Trying something different is always exciting, and can drastically change the way you see certain things in life! Yeterday, I decided to try Quin...  Read more


21 DSD week 7
6/23/2014 8:46:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Finally feeling like a lifestyle change has happened:) Zero sugar cravings, zero stress eating. Killing the workouts and finding that I am not even...  Read more


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