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Tracey: A Little Bit Of This And That

Well, the plateau continues and I seem to have a lost a little mojo along with the sunshine! Seriously, Mother Nature, I’m on “stand by” waiting for nicer weather to not feel like hibernating, smothering myself in chocolate almonds and … Continue reading

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Tracey: Weather…..Or Not?

Ah, February. The most depressing month of the whole annual calendar, highlighted with the delightful statistic of “most suicides.”  That’s in a shorter time span as well, with only 28 days! Can you tell February is my least favourite? I … Continue reading

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Barbara – Average

I’ve been thinking about the law of averages lately – well, I didn’t know it was called that but I heard that we are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with and I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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Tracey: Shadow Boxing

The dreaded time has arrived. I felt it nearing closer, its hot breath whispering with foreboding on my neck.  As prepared as I felt for its impending arrival, it shook me up and left me crunched in a ball of frustration and … Continue reading

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Barbara – My iPod is fat

I was backing up photos on Saturday and decided to look at my hard drive. It surprised me to see how full it was, given how big it seemed when I bought it. My husband wasn’t, though. “It’s your iPod,” … Continue reading

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Tracey: Summer Social

(image from buzzle.com) Ah, sweet, sweet summer with its endless days and evenings of friends and chatter, occasions and events.  It’s mid-June and it’s already started with nonstop plans each weekend. All of which feature super yummy, delicious, not so healthy, … Continue reading

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Tracey: Perfectionist Problems

 (image from outsourcingcompany.com) Hello, my name is Tracey and I’m a perfectionist. Some people think being a perfectionist is enviable. They think my organizational skills are awesome and wish they had a little ounce of that for themselves. Well, being … Continue reading

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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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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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Barbara – Why do you do it?

I think everyone knows that I’ve been struggling for focus for a while. Losing my focus has led to gaining weight and not exercising as much as I know I should. My husband noticed a couple of books about running … Continue reading

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