Tag Archives: motivation

Believing in Strong – Sabby

Well, I can’t say my weight has gone anywhere, up or down. I am the same weight and size I was a month ago, three months ago, six months ago. I have become good at maintenance, it seems. I’ve been … Continue reading

Posted in Mustang Sabby | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Erin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

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

Posted in Barbara | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Tracey: The Theme is Goal Setting

As you can tell by Samantha’s post the other day, and mine today, the theme around this time of year seems to fall into one very popular category. That would be setting goals for the New Year ahead. I always … Continue reading

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Tracey | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments