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The importance of reminders
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      1 comments

Last Sunday I decided I would read Georgie Fear's Lean Habits again up to where I was (Habit 3) because I needed reminders. Reminders of why I was doing this, but also HOW. Last week it felt like I just forgot how to do it, and then, forgot wh... Read more
Weekends...
Sunday, August 23, 2015      3 comments

I have this weird thing with weekends. Either I totally cruise through them without a problem and I do better in two days than in the five days spent at work before. Or, like this weekend, I just happen to forego absolutely everything I know and... Read more
Lean Habit No 3
Thursday, August 20, 2015      2 comments

So yesterday I spent the evening with my boyfriend and I forgot to read the third Lean Habit's chapter ONCE AGAIN. Terrible memory lol! I think it doesn't help that the book is burried under a pile of papers on my desk. Well, this morning w... Read more
You can't have the cake and eat it too
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      4 comments

Recently my favorite beauty blogger (www.maskcara.com) made a post about that expression and why she never liked it. My first language is French and I started learning intensive English when I was 11 (and now live in a town where maybe two peopl... Read more
Balancing choices
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      2 comments

Over a week without a blog entry! Oh my! What's happening! Hahaha at least I'm not polluting your feed everyday now ;P Last week was rough. I got into a terrible, huge fight with my boyfriend on Tuesday night and came close to ending the re... Read more
Stop, take a deep breath, then go on
Monday, August 10, 2015      4 comments

I'm having a rough start to the week. But first things first. Last week's been pretty blah. I've been waking up with a sore throat and feeling somewhat gruggish for a week and I think there's a cold trying to settle in right now. I've been ... Read more
Do you have to be social at the gym?
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      10 comments

When I moved here to the middle of Canada one of the things I had to change was my behavior in social settings. Here, everybody is extremely friendly; they all waive at each other in the street or while driving, and everybody knows each other. I... Read more
August, bleh.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      0 comments

When August comes around I always get the blues a little - and it gets way worse in September. This year I'm really trying to ignore it but it always feels like Summer goes by so freaking fast. But at the same time I can't really complain since ... Read more
Gym joys and other Summer struggles
Friday, July 31, 2015      2 comments

I was pretty quick to go back to normal habits, and it feels great. I felt super tired Tuesday, better Wednesday, and today I'm actually feeling great. Yesterday morning I set my alarm to 6 as usual. I wanted to go for a run. I hadn't ran i... Read more
I'm back!
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      4 comments

Okay I wasn't really "gone", but here's what happened in short :) So my last update was Monday of last week. Tuesday I spent the day at work, and right after supper I left for Winnipeg. Four hours of driving later I got to the airport tired... Read more
Start of Lean Habit Two, and more
Monday, July 20, 2015      2 comments

So today marks my first day of practicing the Lean Habit #2: Hunger Mastery. Long story short, it means not being afraid of hunger, adjusting your portions so that you feel your hunger build up 30 to 60 minutes before your next meal. Sinc... Read more
Treats how-to
Friday, July 17, 2015      1 comments

Day 12 of Lean Habit One (eat 3-4 meals a day without snacking) and I've been doing great so far. The only day I haven't followed the habit was last Saturday (ice cream 2 hours after supper with my nieces) and now today. Friday last we... Read more
Is SP going to the dark side?
Thursday, July 16, 2015      5 comments

I don't know if it's just me who's noticing it for the first time or if it's really new, but it seems I see here on SparkPeople more and more articles, videos and resources with misleading titles, like "belly blaster" or sensationalist-sounding ... Read more
Of forgiveness
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      5 comments

I think my biggest accomplishment of 2015, health-wise, is learning to forgive myself. Whenever I read about punitive behaviors or the likes here on SP, I always thought: oh, that's not me. To be honest, I always thought I was doing pretty ... Read more
I WENT TO THE WEIGHTS ROOM!!!!!!
Monday, July 13, 2015      2 comments

Can you tell I'm excited? LOL! I AM! Jumping around! (Coffee helps) I'm looking forward to one day of relaxation and doing (almost) nothing, which is probably not gonna happen for another month. Hahaha! Oh well, maybe next weekend. Yesterda... Read more

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