And the Alarm Clock Conspiracy Continues…

Apr 02

And the Alarm Clock Conspiracy Continues…

Last Friday I finally had to succumb and purchase a new phone, after checking in with several phone repair places in the city with no success, and even HTC itself (which has many attractive repair options for Americans but basically only the most expensive and awkward one for Canadians – costing me over half the price of the phone plus postage even though...

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Cool Tools for Keeping Track – Part 3

Feb 27

Cool Tools for Keeping Track – Part 3

I’ve got another iPod app for you today.  It’s called “Gym Buddy“. It helps me keep track of my strength training and aerobic training that I do at the gym. Lately the weather has been so cold and discouraging that I can’t bring myself to walk outside, so we’re doing most of our fitness stuff indoors ar the gym. My husband and I...

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Jumpstart Your Metabolism

Nov 28

Jumpstart Your Metabolism

We’ve been dealing with breathing this week, and we’ve looked at it from a few different angles. Today I want to introduce you to a very cool book that deals with breathing and weight loss, called “Jumpstart Your Metabolism: How To Lose Weight By Changing The Way You Breathe” First of all, the book is hilarious. Pam Grout has a great sense of...

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Walking with Gratitude

Nov 19

Walking with Gratitude

One of the main purposes of “PraiseWalking” is to bring your spirit, soul, and body together in a place of growing. One way to do this is to practice spiritual exercises while walking, and one of the easiest exercises to do is a “Gratitude Walk”.  If you think of the 4 definitions of a noun “Person, Place, Thing or Idea” and use...

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A helping hand

Nov 18

A helping hand

I’m going to sneak in an extra post today: Christmas is coming.  I always have mixed feelings about Christmas.  I absolutely love the carols, the traditions, the lights, the decorations, the stories, the food, the family stuff – all of it.  I struggle with the materialism – I’m sure most of us do. Lately I’ve been challenged by sites...

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Ouch.

Nov 12

Ouch.

On Monday I told you about a sore heart. Today I need to confess sore muscles! Last night I went to the gym for the first time in about 3 months. Ouch. When I realized I had been overtraining for my marathon, I dropped my weight training, and just walked. Now I’m well-recovered, having taken a full month off (yes, today is my 1-month anniversary of walking...

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