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On a med free journey
Monday, April 03, 2017      9 comments

I am back on a No added sugar streak - I am on day 6. I am doing a 30 days detox because I am pretty sure my last meltdown was caused by too much sugar. Like the previous one I blogged about too! And also, I have cut in half one of my med in hop... Read more
Thursday, March 30, 2017      16 comments

Taken from Merriam Webster : Definition of resilience 1: the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress 2: an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortu... Read more
Though day
Monday, March 27, 2017      8 comments

Today is a tough day. I forgot, once again to take my “upper” pills and before I figured it out, I was thinking I could not manage without my depression/anxiety pill and I was sad/angry. Of course, I turned to food instead of going for a w... Read more
I will blog anyway!
Thursday, March 23, 2017      9 comments

I do not feel legit when I write about my journey or the Ah-A moments I have been experiencing lately. As if what I say is not worth saying if if is not inspirational or thoughts provoking. Am I the only one who feels fake when sharing her thoug... Read more
Beneficial on so many levels!
Friday, March 10, 2017      11 comments

I blogged about self-love lately and I realized that I could not sustain that sort of daily efforts without being in the process to loving myself more. And some of the habits that eluded me for so long, have become part of my daily life. I do no... Read more
Now & Then (2001 vs 2017)
Friday, March 03, 2017      14 comments

My God I was chubby! Well, that should not come as a surprise lol I am in the process of scanning all my pictures so I have backup on the cloud... Read more
Not someone's definition
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      15 comments

I have never felt chosen in a relationship, may it be friendship or love. I always felt I was the one pushing myself on people and the one choosing / pursuing without being chosen / pursued. It screws someone to never feel like you have b... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What is your ultimate WHY?
Monday, February 20, 2017      27 comments

What is your why? We, at Sparkpeople, want to live a healthier life. Why? I remember writing down my reasons back in 2008 and it was similar to the ones you probably have : To feel beautiful To be lighter To have a better healt... Read more
A new perspective
Friday, February 17, 2017      10 comments

I have been unhappy at work for some weeks now. I talked about it before. So, when I got a call this week from a previous employer who offered me a job, I listened. I made an excuse and went ahead with the interview yesterday. I felt it was the ... Read more
The 1200 calories a day myth
Friday, February 03, 2017      17 comments

I have come across a lot of people stating they eat 1200 calories per day. Everyone knows that “magic number”! But where does it come from and is that information correct? The 1200 calories a day comes from the The American College of Sport... Read more
The importance of NSV
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      13 comments

January has come and gone. And I am proud to say I achieved 77% of my goal to walk 12 000 steps per day. I have increased this goal to 12 500 steps for Fabruary and I will see how it goes. I am satisfied with 77% but not thrilled. I know what to... Read more
Me, the cook!
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      8 comments

I got a lot of free time on my hand since the beginning of the year and a bit more energy since I take that upper pill my doctor prescribed. I do not sleep well at night because I am not tired enough! Sleeping 9-10 hours daily seems to be too mu... Read more
Keep sparking!
Monday, January 23, 2017      14 comments

Did you know that if you take one rest day a week, it means you only spent 14% of the year resting? So, it also means that you spent 86% of the year working out. If it was an exam, most people would be happy to get 86% (I sure would!). If I... Read more
Dark mood follows Christmas jolly time
Friday, January 13, 2017      18 comments

Back in 2008, I have been diagnosed with depression, it was a severe episode. It took me years to come back and I still suffer from seasonal depression. January is a hard, long, dark month but I managed fine last year. Why is this year worse? I ... Read more
Workout completed
Monday, January 09, 2017      10 comments

Damn, that was a hard one today! But thanks to you all, I worked out! Pictures before / after (it shows how improved my mood is!!) ... Read more

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