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The Benefits of Rest Days

Morning everyone! I am rushing around this morning to get to a early work meeting this morning! Thankfully the roads aren’t as bad as yesterday so I hope that it won’t take me too long to get in this morning. As you may know, today was my chosen rest day off of exercise. :) I […]

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Video FAQ’s

Morning! :) I have a special video for you all today (I actually did it last night, but it wouldn’t upload in time!). But first, I must get to my workout: According to my half-marathon training program, Monday is supposed to be my off day for exercise. However, instead of having a set off day […]

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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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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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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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FAQ’s: Installment 5!

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Evening everyone! :D I must say my mood has picked up a lot since last night. I am feeling more like myself which is always nice. It always helps that it is Friday night of course! I am a bit sad because I was supposed to go out for my friend’s birthday celebration tonight, but […]

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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 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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Question and Answer Session #4

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Whew….Monday is almost over! It’s downhill from here, right? :D I had possibly the most delicious snack when I got home from work tonight: The perfect combination of the tarte crunch of the apple and the savory creaminess of the almond butter! The results of the Lulu contest ‘runner up’ vote are in: It looks like […]

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A Lazy Sunday Morning

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Hi everyone! I am having quite the lazy Sunday morning! I am sauntering around the condo in my fleece robe that Eric gave me about 7 years ago! :D It is so warm. I wake up freezing every morning and I run to find my robe and put it on. That is the first thing […]

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