Tag Archives: ottawa

At ease

I’ve always loved to rollerskate.  I skated A LOT as a kid, so much in fact that I used to skate laps around the basement all winter long whenever I needed to burn off some extra energy.  That feeling is … Continue reading

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Sherrilynne checking in

Hello again! You’ll remember me as the travelling Losing It blogger who reported in from all over south east Asia while walking my weight away.  My last post ran 20 September 2011 and in it I said that stopping as … Continue reading

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A few exciting changes to Losing it in Ottawa

As you know, Losing it in Ottawa is going through some major changes. Recently, seven of our regular contributors decided to move on due to other commitments that made it too difficult to continue contributing to the blog. Two of … Continue reading

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Lara – same story, different day

I love starting my weeks with a good Sara post – don’t you? Reading about her run had me in tears of joy at her success and envy at my own lack of follow through. *I* signed up for the … Continue reading

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Sherrilynne: the end (for now)

Welcome to my last post as a regular Losing It blogger.  Since I joined the team in late January I’ve done an eight-week tour of South East Asia, spent four weeks touring Europe and have packed in my life in … Continue reading

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Sherrilynne – Week 24 – desperation and hope

It’s the eve of my last flight from the the Isle of Man to Ottawa, and I’m super-excited about finally starting my new life back in my home town.  The future looks so bright, and I’m the happiest I’ve been … Continue reading

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Lara : I wanna be a super cool chick

In 2004 I decided I was going to learn to snowboard. I was a huge fan of the Playstation game SSX and I thought snowboarding just seemed cool.  I kind of wanted to be cool and edgy and this was … Continue reading

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Join us and Run for the Cure!

Last year, just weeks after we started the Losing it in Ottawa blog, we decided to participate in the CIBC Run for the Cure as a team. Donna shared her personal experiences of participating in the past, which got all … Continue reading

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Sherrilynne – Isle of Man – the last stop

There’s nothing like sleeping in your own bed.  And that’s just what I did last night for the first time in more than four months! Did I ever sleep well too…a full eight hours.  I’m back in my own house … Continue reading

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Karen – So simple and yet…not

Week 52 One year ago we started Losing it in Ottawa. One year ago, I boasted that I wanted to lose 10 pounds in 8 weeks. And I did. That first 8 weeks, I lost 10.3 pounds and I did … Continue reading

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