Category Archives: Community

Guest Post- Victoria

Hello everyone!  My name is Victoria and I have been a big fan of this blog for a few years now.  It has been a great source of inspiration and motivation for me. In March of 2011, after years of … Continue reading

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Guest Post with Laura: Finding my inner athlete

Today, something clicked. Not like in the past where I’ve pushed myself to do something that I didn’t really want to do. Not like when I dreamed of the perfect bikini body that my children have ensured that I will … Continue reading

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Shona: No Free Passes

So, I have come to realize the hard way, I’m in this for life. There are no free passes. No getting away with a free for all, no matter the reason. I am realizing I need to keep myself in … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Liz: New Dreams…New Goals…New Reality

I’m very happy to invite Liz as our guest blogger today, an active contributor in our Losing it in Ottawa community.  I have had the great pleasure of sharing a workout or two with Liz and let’s just say that I walked … Continue reading

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19 Food-Free Friend Dates

I don’t know about you, but for me, getting together with friends usually revolves around “doing lunch” or going out for dinner. So a few weeks ago, when I was trying to think of some good alternatives, I pinged the … Continue reading

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The Halloween Cleanse!

Happy Halloween Losing it in Ottawa, I am so very excited to present my favorite personal trainer, yoga instructor, and general ‘Awesomeness Specialist,’ Susie, for today’s guest post.  I met Susie this summer while taking her very unique fitness class at … Continue reading

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A few exciting changes to Losing it in Ottawa

As you know, Losing it in Ottawa is going through some major changes. Recently, seven of our regular contributors decided to move on due to other commitments that made it too difficult to continue contributing to the blog. Two of … Continue reading

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Katie: The Weight Loss Moment

This week, I’m sharing this post with you that Katie sent me a few weeks ago. Katie is and has always been such a positive, uplifting and enthusiastic member of this community – from the very beginning. You can read … Continue reading

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Join us and Run for the Cure!

Last year, just weeks after we started the Losing it in Ottawa blog, we decided to participate in the CIBC Run for the Cure as a team. Donna shared her personal experiences of participating in the past, which got all … Continue reading

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Shona: Because ‘not hating how I look’ is not enough…

It’s supposed to be my (Lara) day today, but because of Social Capital I got Shona to write us a post that is far more in line with how I wish I could sound about weight loss right now than … Continue reading

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