Author Archives: D.

About D.

Having been overweight my entire life (and obese for most of it), I decided in 2008 to finally lose the weight. Since then, I've lost 100lbs and kept it off for 6 years. This is where talk about my struggles with the last few pounds, exercise, the foods I love and whatever else crosses my mind. Feel free to stick around!

I’ve been thinking about food

Just sitting here chucking at the title of this post…which is meant to be read to this tune, in case you missed the reference. This will probably end up being a largely ramble of a post, and it definitely won’t … Continue reading

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Things I Loved In March

My return to blogging has come at a great time, because it’s almost the end of March – which means I get to share all the things I’ve loved over this past month! First, I’ll share something I did NOT … Continue reading

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The Only Constant Is…

Change. It’s been quite a while since I posted anything of substance (assuming what I usually post is substance, that is). My blogging sabbatical has been for a myriad of reasons, two of which I’ll touch on here since they’re … Continue reading

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Best Workout Songs of 2013 – Part 2: Running

Welcome to Part 2 of my recap of 2013′s best songs for working out. This post will be focused on my favourite songs from this past year for running. I covered my picks for strength training here, so head over … Continue reading

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Best Workout Songs of 2013 – Part I: Strength Training

This post doesn’t need much introduction, since anyone who’s been reading my blog since I started it knows that workout music is just about my favourite thing to post about, and when I take a little LOA from the blog, … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Coco-Nutty ‘Granola’

It crept on fairly slowly. It started out as a handful here and a handful there – at the office or at Matt’s house. With yogurt, with milk, or just shoveled in my mouth. Then it became an obsession, and … Continue reading

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And We’re Back…with fitness podcasts!

Friends! I apologize for falling off the face of the earth for a couple of months. Without going into too much detail that no one cares about, I bought a house that is being renovated almost top-to-bottom so to say … Continue reading

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My 3 Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes

Weight loss is such an individual process – what works for one person won’t work for another, and sometimes you try something once without luck and then on the second go around, something just clicks. Having lost 80lbs, gained it … Continue reading

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Current Favourites

I’m a little (ok a lot) late sharing my favourites for June, and I’ve contemplated just not posting them. But then you would be missing out on the splendor of the products I want to share with you! So without … Continue reading

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From my shower to yours: a tip

Just a quickie for you today. I’m terrible – I mean AWFUL – at moisturizing my body. I take good care of my face but I can never be bothered to put on body lotion…especially not in the summer when … Continue reading

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