Tag: fitness

life

Seasonal Affective Fitness Disorder

How does one stay fit in the winter when winter makes it so hard to stay motivated?

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Why I Am Not On A Diet

Let’s get this straight, I am NOT on a diet. I don’t believe diets work in the long-run. And most experts who aren’t trying to sell you a diet plan will agree. But. And here’s the kicker. Despite the fact …

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life

Our Healthy Eating Journey

I’ve been meaning to write this post for ages. Ever since Hubby suggested it. Because food is such an important part of our lives, and always has been. When Hubby and I first met, I used to laugh that we …

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life

Bounce Back

I’m convinced that the key to survival in life is the ability to bounce back. Back from whatever life, your job, your family, your health, mother nature, or even your own self-sabotaging tendency has thrown at you. Apparently psychologists and social …

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Sleep Deprived

I’m feeling a bit loopy today, my first day back home from New Brunswick. Probably because I slept for almost twelve hours last night. Combined with the two-hour nap I had when we first arrived home from the airport, that …

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Resisting the Siren Call of the Couch… Staying Fit After Fifty

It’s winter. And it’s snowing, or raining, or freezing raining depending on where you live. And cold. So, what should you do when, like the song says, “the weather outside is frightful… and the fire is so delightful?” You may …

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Why I Love Golf. Ha. And It’s Not Why You Think.

I love golf. I started to play not long after I met my husband. He’s an avid and excellent golfer and has been playing since he was a teenager.  It all started with his teaching me to swing the club …

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Finding My Fitness Groove. Without Yoga

Let’s get something straight right off the bat. I hate yoga. When I retired and had more free time, I decided I would get back in the fitness groove. I’d always been active, and worked out regularly, but now was …

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travel

There and Back Again Or My Almost Last Trip to Algonquin Park

I’ve been canoeing in Algonquin Park ever since I met my husband. You might even say we had our first date in a canoe…but that would be exaggerating. After all, our first date was in December. But it was only …

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Back in the Saddle Again

Yep. It’s spring in Ottawa. Finally, finally it’s warm here, and Hubby and I are back in the saddle again. The bike saddle that is. We ventured out for a couple of rides in mid-April after we came home from North …

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