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Sunday, March 10, 2019      4 comments

I bought snowshoes at a garage sale last summer (only $20 with the tags still on). It seemed to take forever for us to get enough snow to use the... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge - Entering week 4
Saturday, October 27, 2018      1 comments

Last week the Living the Good Life challenge was "No Random Eating" in the place you're most likely to do it. My initial thought was my desk, but I have started keeping just some healthy cereal bars I don't crave so I have something if I really ... Read more
Labour Day already!
Monday, September 03, 2018      2 comments

It's Labour Day. Even though I don't have kids and haven't been in school for 20 years, it feels like a new beginning to me too. After a summer of coas... Read more
Victoria Day
Monday, May 21, 2018      2 comments

This weekend is our annual cottage clean up weekend and the unofficial start of summer for sun starved Canadians. Over the 3 days I raked and hauled le... Read more
Spontaneous exercise burst
Monday, February 19, 2018      7 comments

For the last month I've been frantically finishing trim work and decluttering my house so I can list it. What was a vague desire to move into the country seems to be within reach. I've been doing lots of activity but no "exercise". 1 have 28 sta... Read more
Welcome 2018!
Monday, January 01, 2018      0 comments

I was the designated driver last night and we were lucky to have clear weather. I don't mind the cold but I was worried about flurries. We travelled so... Read more
Day 1 of the Fall 2017 5% Challenge
Saturday, October 07, 2017      2 comments

I'm happy to be back on the Casual Travellers. I'm at my folks' for Thanksgiving weekend so I have their furry companion to motivate me to get out on t... Read more
My vacation so far
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      5 comments

I'm just past the halfway mark of my 2 weeks off. I bought a kayak and have gone out most days; sometimes twice. I've accidentally hiked 6k - I'll do ... Read more
Unofficial start of summer in Ontario
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      1 comments

I spent the winter renovating and my good habits went down the toilet. I'm done for now except some touch ups and trim but that will wait until fall. I need to put the mess away and get back to life. My exercise room is still full of "stuff" b... Read more
First weekend of Fall
Sunday, September 25, 2016      2 comments

Yesterday my friend helped me sell some odds and ends I found in the basement of my folks cottage and made almost $100 for them. I thought it would be mo... Read more
Making every moment count
Sunday, July 03, 2016      8 comments

While I'm up north, I've been walking the folks' dog then running in the mornings after the sunrise wakes me. After dinner we take another walk to enjo... Read more
Happy Canada Day!
Friday, July 01, 2016      3 comments

My June goals were followed haphazardly. For July, I'm going to focus on doing the 5% Summer Challenge weekly goals and doing at least 10 minutes of exercise each day. I'm at my folks' cottage until Monday so I will be running 20 to 30 minutes... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge
Sunday, June 12, 2016      2 comments

The Summer 5% Challenge starts June 25th and I can't wait. I've never been a joiner so I was reluctant to join a team and have my performance and commitment affect other people. Little did I know, that was the push I needed to try new things and... Read more
How can it be June already?
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      2 comments

May goal review: Walk to train on days I won't be running. NO Conquer the hill on my 2k loop around my neighbourhood. NO Run 5k once each weekend. NO * I slipped on a stair the 2nd week of May and twisted my foot and it has just started to feel... Read more
Hiking in the heat
Sunday, May 29, 2016      8 comments

This was my weekend to visit a friend to help with errands. He doesn't get around well but is trying to power through because the more he walks the be... Read more

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