A Piece of Cake

A Piece of Cake It’s my daughters birthday party this Friday, and that means cake (and cupcakes, and pizza and numerous other “diet” disasters, but let us focus on a piece of cake for now).  Last year I would have looked at that cake with dread.  Knowing that eating that one piece of cake... Read more »
August 31, 2015

Exercises for Beginners

Exercises for Beginners A friend of mine is planning to start hitting the gym soon so I volunteered to put together a little program for her.   This is roughly what I started doing about two years ago, however, I’m insane and insist on doing far more exercise than most people need to or... Read more »
August 30, 2015

An ode to Vaseline…

An ode to Vaseline… How do I love thee, Let me count the ways… 1) You keep my sports bra from chafing me while I run, 2) You keep my thighs from chafing each other while I run…and walk… Well that’s it really.  Seriously, before I started coating myself in Vaseline before a work... Read more »
August 26, 2015

Getting Started

Getting Started The hardest part of starting your fitness journey, is building up the courage to actually start.  It’s tough.  It requires hurting your pride and your body (well, not hurting so much as making it very, very sore), and getting out there in workout gear that other people might actually see... Read more »
August 24, 2015

This Bugs Me…

This Bugs Me… I have a horrible admission to make… I read the Daily Mail online.  I know, I know, I really shouldn’t.  I mean, we all know the Daily Fail’s main goal in life is to make people feel miserable, especially fat people, and especially, especially, especially fat women.  We are enemy... Read more »
August 19, 2015

My Exercise Regime

My Exercise Regime For those of you interested in what exercise I do, here’s my 5 day work out routine: 30 minutes interval running/walking with high incline, high speed 30 minutes walking at 6.1 kms per hour 5 day split weight lifting courtesy of bodybuilding.com (I started out with number 1 for 8... Read more »
August 13, 2015

This isn’t about losing weight

This isn’t about losing weight I wanted to get active so I did. I don't care about losing weight or being thin, I want to love me, be fit, eat healthy and generally just be healthy, without the emphasis on weight loss.... Read more »
August 13, 2015