Living Well: The importance of a good night’s sleep

Regulating sleep schedules without the use of medicine or supplements Sleep plays a vital role in our overall health. Not only is sleep crucial for daily life, but it is also an important part of weight loss and fitness. In continuation of my fitness challenge theme; and this week’s goal to improve my sleep habits,…

Fitness Progress – month end June 2020

Okay, so I’ve gone back into using My Fitness Pal to track everything I eat and how much exercise I’m doing. As per my new fitness challenge for the summer, I swore to track stats for at least thirty days to see if it makes a difference. My peeve with MFP is that most of…

Living Well: Self care for anxiety, depression or stress

Reposting this. I think it’s a good reminder on how we can care for ourselves during this difficult time. At work today, I caught up with a co-worker I hadn’t seen in a few days. We chatted a bit about my new schedule and how it’s really making a difference in my life. We went…

Crab and Mushroom Stir Fry

I was feeling lazy last night but wanted to keep on with my healthy eating plan. I didn’t have any potatoes so I substituted them for frozen hashbrowns. This dish turned out to be surprisingly delicious. I need to stock up on spices this week – so that’s what I’ll be doing this afternoon. Some…

Fitness Tips: exercising without a gym membership

Are you tired of spending money on gym memberships that you never use? Or maybe you were pressured into signing up for a membership by overbearing “fitness experts” while visiting your local fitness centre? Or perhaps you invested thousands of dollars on a new treadmill, only to have it turn into the world’s most expensive…

Fitness Tips: Goals & Rewards

This is a repost but slightly edited. My progress has been slow. But I’ve remained determined to meet these goals. I just came back from a doctor’s appointment and was weighed for the first time in a long time. My weight has always been a big yo-yo. It’s up and down. Two weeks ago, I…

Fitness Tips: the no bread challenge

Okay, okay. I know. I’m spamming your feed. But I just had a great idea while cooking up some lunch before heading out for the evening. I wanted to use my left over kale but didn’t have any chicken to go with. And I’m kind of tired of chicken this week. So, I opened my…

Fitness: My Top 5 Fitness Resources

Reposting because this is good information. I’ve scoured the internet and picked what I think are some of the best resources for fitness and weight loss. Here is a list of my top five go-to’s for advice on exercises, and general weight loss advice. Body Building.Com This channel isn’t just for lifters. I often visit…

Fitness Goals: Healthy Eating

I celebrated Mother’s Day with the women in my family today. It was a lovely afternoon. And since we were downtown, we decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and walked around the River Valley. I was not dressed for the walk. I’m not big into wearing dresses so I had worn black dress…