Author Archives: Katie Squires

About Katie Squires

I am a stay at home mom, with two little girls ages 3 and 5. A former couch potato turned fitness enthusiast, I am on a mission to empower other women to live their best active life. You can follow me at

Katie: New Goals

I did it! I ran my first Marathon and it was one of the most amazing days of my life!  From start to finish it was incredible.  I wrote all about it on my blog and have lots of pictures to share … Continue reading

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Katie: 10 days till 42km

Someone pointed out that its 10 days till RACE DAY, I would really like to thank that person for igniting a PERFECT STORM OF NERVES in my belly!  10 days!  In my head I had been happily floating along thinking … Continue reading

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Katie: sabotage

Here’s the thing I am struggling with food.  I am hungry what seems like all the time.  I don’t know how much of it is true hunger and how much of it is my mind making my tummy rumble.  My … Continue reading

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Katie: Reset

This week I found myself having one of those “talks with myself,”  where I tell it like it is and of course share it out there in the blog world. In short, I found myself in a state of panic … Continue reading

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It’s a lifestyle

32 km to run in the morning My longest distance ever All week long thinking about it makes me nervous My tummy turns a bit sour But I know that when I get out there I will be fine Once … Continue reading

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Katie: Strong Support

I spent the morning wondering about what I should blog about this week.  Something told me that you didn’t want to hear about me working out, blah blah blah…yes Katie we know you like to work out (wink).  So I … Continue reading

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Katie: A Getaway

This is the tale of my ups and downs trying to be healthy on a recent mini getaway with the family.  There were some really good moments, some struggles, a big AHA moment, and then a bit of an OOPS. … Continue reading

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LIO Team will go Pink for Bust a Move

Some of my friends and I from Losing it in Ottawa  have made a team for Bust a Move, a day long fitness event to raise money in support of Breast Health.  Our team has committed to raise $5000 for the cause. Right … Continue reading

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Katie: Go For It

At the beginning of the year I told myself that this was the year for making big dreams come true, for moving into that nervous tummy fluttering zone and going for it! I’ve been working on a bunch of little tummy fluttering … Continue reading

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Katie: Trusting Myself

A week ago I hit my breaking point.  I was TIRED!  I was tired of thinking about food all the time, tired of counting calories and tracking everything I ate in My Fitness Pal (which is a great tool, I … Continue reading

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