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Lest we forget

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Wow, it's been over 6 months since my last post, you lucky buggers!!! It has been a period of delightful highs, lows, new friendships, experiences and an equisitely evolving journey of self.. So where to begin??? I have read with interest the plethora of excuses by so called high profile people on their decision not […]

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Comfort zones, who needs them???

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So, after a few recent discussions as to the events we are doing this year, a rather cheeky one has been added. The muskoka river X. A mere 128 km paddle in under 24hrs, encompassing 4 lakes, 2 river systems and only a map & compass for navigation, oh and up to 19 portages. As […]

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The new year….

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Ahhhh, finally a few minutes peace as the little fella takes a breather from climbing all over me and patting my head.. Good daddy?? Training is going well, we are just recovering from rest week. First couple of sessions back are always fun. The eating however is a different matter. The body composition has changed […]

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Chrimbles..

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Our strength phase is well under way, with a cracking comment: “holy shit!!! I thought I was fit and trained this summer!!!” Comfort zone peeps, keeping expanding it, don't let it get too comfortable…. School is marching on at a cracking pace. Even the drive to Toronto is bearable, however there is definitely a tension […]

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Leg Warmers, Jane Fonda workouts and training outdoors…

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Wow, the summer is over and autumn is upon us. How time flies, when you are having fun… The title of this post dates back to earlier in the year, when I was told to take my Jane Fonda workout, out of a guys gym (the local Y!!!) and asked where are your leg Warmers??? […]

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GSP, discipline, taxes and tough mudders..

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Wow, how quickly time flies, when tax returns are due and procrastination rules. On a positive note I successfully completed the 6 weeks of no added sugars and clean eating. And as a bonus I have managed to steer clear of the mass marketed junk food and crap I enjoy so much. I do indulge […]

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Cinnamon cannelle cake and 5 min gazelles…

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My lovely little lady Jen, is still getting the odd food craving post partum. The latest was a cinnamon cannelle cake, which I did go and buy for her, much to her protests that it would be cruel and mean to A; have the cake in the house and B; eat the cake in front […]

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Nefarious food companies and bed races…

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Wow, quite a bit has happened since my last post. Lets start with how my battle against sugar is going…Not too bad, however there have been a few hiccups. My fault entirely. However misleading food packaging and not paying attention/scrutinizing labelling didn't help. 60 second female house servant, you are a naughty naughty entity… There […]

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Days one & two…Monday 18 – Tuesday 19th Feb 2013

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After being chastised for not putting an n on dam, or mentioning the cooked to perfection basmati rice, I shall do that now… Cooked to perfection basmati rice, not only complimented but enhanced the aesthetic value and taste of a delicately made salad and succulent chicken breast… DamN that was a mighty fine dinner Jen…. […]

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The last supper

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Thankfully the last supper lasted 4 days…February 14th – 17th. I was made some amazing red velvet love hart cup cakes smothered in cream cheese icing for valentines days. They were finished off for breakfast the next day. Later that same day i came home to the beautiful aroma of carrot cake, to be quickly […]

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