Category Archives: The Weeklies

“Walk, Walk, Walk!”

If you’ve used Leslie Sansone’s walking programs, you will know this.  We jokingly pretend to be chickens sometimes, but my 18 month old grandson has it down pat!  And this morning all three of them joined me for the warm … Continue reading

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Mixing Things Up…

It’s been a few days – what with a deluge of rain, emergencies and a final assignment, but I am still keeping on! I’m sad to report that our mama goose has lost her nest.  I thought she might be … Continue reading

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Week One Update

I’m not on my phone for this one, so possibly another picture from my walking adventures in Beijing or Korea…those are on my computer. My focus this week was on the walking steps, not on what I was eating.  I … Continue reading

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Something Clicked!

I have a Mi Fit band.  Last June I was in a quandary about getting a fitness band.  A friend had one he wasn’t using – brand new, in the box, a gift from his company.  I’ve been wearing it … Continue reading

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Porridge – China Style!

http:/ Today I had the opportunity to try something I had heard about early in my China adventure.  Although breakfast is offered free of charge at my school, I have chosen to continue my habit of eating porridge.  In Canada … Continue reading

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Tea, Hot Water and Other Drinks!

Those who have known me a long time, know that I love my coffee – it was a ritual for many years – special cup, milk frother and coffee grinder.  All that got left behind when I came to Beijing. … Continue reading

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A Year without Posts!

Good morning from Beijing, China where the air is not great but the sun is shining.  Wordpress has sent me an email discussing my last year, but just looking at the date gives me some distress.  I haven’t posted in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Anyways…

Being Wednesday, it is also my TOPS day and I went and faced the scale.  I was excited because this is the first month that I’ve been able to attend each meeting – a good reason to celebrate.  Showing up … Continue reading

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I Really Should go to Bed!

However, it has been over 24 hours since the weekly weigh in, and I should record the results – even if I am less than encouraged by them.  I missed a workout on Monday and ate too much cheese. (Tonight … Continue reading

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TOPS – Week 2

We’ll blame it on the peanut butter – not just a little bit spread lightly on a banana (one of my favourite ways to enjoy both bananas and peanut butter) but: I went to the gym, more about that later, … Continue reading

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