Tag Archives: health

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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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: Pumping Iron!

I tricked you a little with that blog title, there! While I’m also doing some of that weight pumping, I’m more referring to literal “iron in the blood” and my apparently lack there of that element. I had my blood … 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: Total Health

On this quest of living a healthy life, I’m constantly tweaking things that I believe, at that moment, to be “true.”  As I learn and grow, my thinking about things fitness and nutrition wise also evolves. I love the constant … Continue reading

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Tracey: Finding My Zen…With A Cowboy?

As I write this,  I’m just back from my second “Yin Yoga” class at Blue Bamboo in Stittsville.  It’s a heated class, and completely new to me, but a welcome counterbalance to all the running and Insanity type of stuff … Continue reading

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Tracey: Goal Weight

When I set out on this journey, I chose a goal weight that was reasonable and attainable. I didn’t pick a weight from when I was like 13 years old, for example.  I picked a weight that I won’t have … Continue reading

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Tracey: I’m A “Go To” Person?

I’m going to try to get through writing this post without dissolving into tears. Luckily for you, you can’t see me sitting here pecking away at the keypad in front of me. The last two weeks have been full of … Continue reading

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Jenn – A Touchy Subject…

For those of you keeping score, as of today May 16th, there is 11 day until the Ottawa Race Weekend Marathon and 17 days until I get hitched. Nervous? Who are you calling Nervous? In the past two weeks I … Continue reading

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