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Whole30 - day 2
Friday, September 08, 2017      7 comments

I am hungry!!!! Well, I was! Both days, I ended up starved when lunch arrived... Maybe it's because I got up so early both days - it's been difficult to go back to sleep atfer I've been awaken by m bf alarm at 5 AM. Usually, it's not a prob... Read more
Whole30 - Day 1 (a recap)
Thursday, September 07, 2017      7 comments

So. I did it. I started my first ever Whole30 month. For anyone who wouldn't know what's Whole30, it's a protocol in which you are asked to chose to eat only whole, real food, no sugar, no alcohol so your body can heal from the inside out. ... Read more
A Trip to Lac St-Jean
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

On August 6th, after my birthday, we left for our very first week-long bike-camping trip. It was more exhausting than fun - imho. Which means we are not going to do this that long again! After 4 days, I was ready to call it a day and go back ho... Read more
A recap and a planned trip!
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      8 comments

I have been going down since March - since I started on a med-free journey that failed. It has taken me a while to start to go up again - I started with small bout of being on track. Then, I would fall off the wagon (but I kept on coming to SP a... Read more
We are moved in!
Monday, July 03, 2017      12 comments

Oh Gosh! It took us 10 hours to move! Countless steps (I lived on a 3rd floor, my bf on a 2nd and we moved on a 2nd!), my thighs are toasted! As expected, we did not have time to do everything but the bathroom and the kitchen are clean (almost)!... Read more
I could write it down; thanks!
Thursday, June 22, 2017      15 comments

I have been writing over and over again this blog about the anxiety I am feeling so acutely lately. And while writing it, I figured what is scaring me so much. I am moving in with my boyfriend in a couple of days. And I have been unable to track... Read more
First bike-camping trip
Wednesday, June 21, 2017      14 comments

Two weekends ago, my boyfriend and I went on our first bike-camping trip of the summer. We biked from Quebec City to a nearby city called St-Raymond. We left early for the 45 km ride waiting for us on a beautiful, sunny, warm Saturday morning. ... Read more
Friday, June 16, 2017      14 comments

Can you believe it? I finally got rid of customer service! I work for the Fire department, now; as a secretary again! Not as a customer service rep disguised as a secretary, no, no, for real this time! I started on Monday & I am busy, need... Read more
Med Free Attempt One : Fail
Friday, June 02, 2017      16 comments

So... for the last few days, I was in a psychiatric ward which explain why I was missing in action. I got out today. I am sad that this first attempt did not work but... I started this med free journey on March 26th, stopped all meds on April 26... Read more
I am not going to wait to be "in the mood" to start anew.
Friday, May 12, 2017      17 comments

I am not going to wait to be "in the mood" to start anew. This health journey is a mix of dedicated and consistent actions towards my goal. It is being awake to my feelings, naming them and acting on them without comfort food. I am not feel... Read more
Chaotic, to say the least!
Thursday, May 04, 2017      13 comments

I have been MIA because the weaning of Wellbutrin is DIFFICULT to say the least. And not feeling makes me want to hide! I had look through and through Seroquel withdrawal symptoms but I did not do the same for Wellbutrin. I should have, I do not... Read more
Next week 7-days plan
Saturday, April 22, 2017      10 comments

7-days plan are working. So I am going to stick with it. Here is my new cellphone background. I like having the reminder on my phone - I look at it very often during the day! ... Read more
I survived Easter without eating chocolate!
Thursday, April 20, 2017      6 comments

During that chaotic weekend, I did not eat chocolate (as planned!). And I resisted sugar treats too, like dessert or ice cream. I was not able to fit in more strength training but I walked each day. On Thursday night, we went out with my sister... Read more
7-days plan (and some other news!)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      8 comments

I have noticed I struggle with keeping on check with a long-term plan. I am pumped the first couple of days of the plan, then, I fall off the wagon in some ways and it feels as a setback. Like, if I plan to do one workout that day and I do not f... Read more
The monster called "Depression"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      6 comments

I read a blog recently from a fellow Sparker where she was wondering how to know if her thoughts was hers or the depression speaking. I responded in the best way I could but I wanted to elaborate a bit more on the subject and it was not relevant... Read more

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