Category Archives: Paminottawa

The Long Term, The Short Term, and Now

Health, I’m realizing, is likely often a “hindsight is 20/20″ situation for many people. I’ve been in my head a lot lately, trying to figure out where things stand for me with diet and lifestyle, largely so busy and dealing … Continue reading

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Abs, Abs and more Abs

Yup.  Needed a visual to go with this post.  So…here you go! No, with my broken arm, I really can’t do many (or any) of the following exercises, however….YOU might be able to! In honour of all our gals doing … Continue reading

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Measure once, twice, three times and then cut (down)

I admit it. I needed a little inspiration for this post.  After all, after 14 weeks I STILL have this damn humeral cuff (a.k.a. cast) on my arm, and I STILL can’t change my girls’ diapers or do many things … Continue reading

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Of Wine and Women

I turned 40 three days ago. I’d say ‘enough said’, but really, I volunteered to actually WRITE posts, so I guess that won’t cut it, eh? So yes, I turned 40. I had an AMAZING evening with wonderful long-standing girlfriends … Continue reading

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Reminder to self: Stop Beating Yourself Up

It’s the year of positivity, my friends, didn’t I tell you? And yet… I’m struggling. Like, I don’t wanna write a blog post because I am supposed to be losing weight, and taking care of myself, and getting fit, and … Continue reading

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Beyond these four walls

You know, these past three weeks have been really challenging. Times I just had to laugh at the absurdity of not having an arm to do simple tasks, of the struggle to put a bra on, or pull on underwear…and … Continue reading

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All in, baby!

yeah, so…. As I write this, I’m typing with one hand (won’t be a long post) while the other is gingerly, carefully wedged, strapped and cinched into a funky brace thingy and a crazy sling with hip pads and even … Continue reading

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Holy Guacamole Redux

It may SEEM like a cop out of writing a new LIO blog post, but I decided today that I wanted to republish a post I did for my personal blog earlier this week because the recipes in it were … Continue reading

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Stick a pin in it – that’s how it’s done!

You wanna eat healthy. You want to feel like you aren’t sacrificing. You want, frankly, inspiration. Am I right? Well, I don’t know about you, but I’m inspired.  Repeatedly. Visually.  And it just arrives, right there in front of me, … Continue reading

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The World According to Miss Stacey

SUCH a great film. With my favourite quote: “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.” So true. And thus…you have my final post of 2011. Was last year a wash, a waste, something to dismiss? No. Way. In … Continue reading

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