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Barbara – Focus

I have a really great camera. I mostly shoot in fully automatic mode. Sometimes, I switch to one of the presets – you know, close up or portrait mode – but even then someone else has taken care of the … Continue reading

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Erin: Setting specific and realistic goals

First impressions I’m new here, so I’ll take a moment to tell you a bit about who I am. My name is Erin; I’m 36 years old. I’m married, I don’t have any children1. I moved to Ottawa in February … Continue reading

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Telling it like it is – Barbara

I wandered away from here for a few months while I was training for my first full marathon. Losing weight just wasn’t my priority – running took up a lot of time and energy and what little of either was left … Continue reading

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Tracey: Walk It Out

I’ve been getting a lot of emails and messages lately about how my new-found love of running has inspired others to get out there and give it a try. I’m SUPER happy about that,  so let me start by saying … Continue reading

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Tracey: Take It All With A Grain Of Salt

There is a lot of advice out there, and sometimes when you’re trying to puzzle out this new healthy journey you’ve embarked upon, it can get a little overwhelming. It can be quite daunting, especially how much of it is … Continue reading

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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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Tracey: The End of 2012

When I started looking back on the last year, all of the incredible adventures, challenges, faces and places made me smile a huge, beaming toothy grin. It’s been an incredible year. There have been lows, of course, but as in … Continue reading

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Barbara – In the moment

Last year about this time, I wrote about the 12 Days of (Fit) Christmas and the year before that I shared my letter to Santa. This year, I’m already turning my thoughts to setting goals for the New Year, like … 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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