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Lipstick is Recession Proof

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I found this wonderful and thought-provoking quote on Lucy’s Blog from SELF.com. Lucy Danziger is the editor-in-chief of SELF Magazine. The short answer is: People are investing in themselves. Investing time, mostly, but they’re also establishing healthier habits. We can’t control the markets, the war, the economy in general or the outcome of the election tomorrow, but […]

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A Candlelit Birthday Dinner

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Hi everyone! I hope you all are having a fun and relaxing weekend :D My day was great! My workout at the gym was good today: 45 mins treadmill @ incline 15, speed 4.0 mph 24 flights of stairs crunches on stability ball (25) 20 lunges with 30 pounds of dumbbells Eric and I went grocery shopping […]

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*Gulp*

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Good evening everyone! Something I have been meaning to put on the website, is my before and after pictures. Funny, how it keeps slipping my mind isn’t it? Mainly, because I will admit, I hate looking at my heavier pictures. It just isn’t fun to me. It is scary actually. Some people say that the […]

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My Road To Health: Part 1

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There is clearly a huge interest in my road to a healthy lifestyle, so I thought it was only natural to give my readers what they are asking for! Tonight’s post will be a fairly broad introduction to myself and how I cam about striving for a healthy lifestyle. Parts 2 and subsequent parts will […]

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Rush Hour

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No, not the movie! The traffic I encountered on my way home from work tonight. What usually takes me a half hour took me over an hour tonight! It was really frustrating. I tried to take deep breaths, but I will admit I didn’t do a very good job of keeping my cool. : What […]

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My Road To Health: Part III

So where did we leave off…. :D My Road To Health: Part 1 My Road To Health: Part II 2. Get Excited About Your Sweat Yes, your sweat. It’s a good thing (unless you are standing in front of a crowd about to give a presentation, that is). What feels better than getting into the shower […]

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We Just Need To Stop

One of the comments I get again and again on this blog is how much people love the positivity and inspiration that they get from coming here everyday. And let me tell you, that makes me feel so good. I have to be honest though, it was really tough for me to try and find […]

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My Road To Health: Part IV

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So where did we leave off…. :D My Road To Health: Part 1 My Road To Health: Part II My Road To Health: Part III My Road to Health: Part IV 3. Focus on the Big Picture For many years, I thought that to lose weight one had to focus on numbers. The Scale number. […]

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Goals, Motivation, and Success

Motivation. The ever-elusive and often fleeting inner desire to perform a certain action. People often have the impression that if they just had motivation then all of their fitness and health problems would be solved! One of the biggest misconceptions about motivation is that it is stable. That some people are born with it and […]

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The Beauty of Volume Eating & Exercise

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It is absolutely freezing here today! I didn’t even realize how much the temperature dropped until I looked at the outdoor thermometer at lunchtime. It was –11C/12F most of today and now it is -13C/8.5F and dropping!!! Brrrr. However, we’ve had a beautiful blue sky all day….the one thing I love about Canadian winters is […]

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