Tag Archives: Fitness

Coreen – my scale survived the summer

As much as I loathe writing as if summer is over, I need to face the fact that school is starting again next week, and this weekend the calendar flips over to September. I might not have gotten my ‘bikini … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans – Sabby

What a difference two weeks can have on plans. I had all kinds of good plans. Exciting plans! I was going to get back on track, I was going to get my <bleep> in gear. It was going to be … Continue reading

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Battling the Beast – Sabby

I said this two weeks ago: By taking it one day at a time. I am releasing the (imaginary) pressure valve, by having faith in myself to get it done, and asking for help when I struggle. To remember 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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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: 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: Mixing It Up

As I’ve been on a plateau for ever and a day, and as I believe in trying new things and making fitness fun, I’ve spent the last few weeks working out a new plan for moving forward. Diet wise, I’ve … 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: Fitness Fun

In the day-to-day struggle to change our lifestyles, to lose weight and get fit, I think we often get caught up in the urgency of a “workout” and we forget the beautiful expression of fitness as fun. When we were … Continue reading

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Tracey: Role Modelling Health

I was having a discussion the other evening with my teenage daughter. We were going back and forth, planning things she’d like in her lunch in the upcoming week.  As we debated sandwich versus leftovers to reheat, she brought up … Continue reading

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