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!

Do You Hate Mornings?

Mornings, how I love thee. There is no time in my day that is more serene than just after the sun has come up and everything is peaceful and quiet – though nature gets brownie points if there are birds … Continue reading

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Health Hack: Front-Loading.

Sometimes I resist blogging because I feel like I have to make these long, sprawling posts. And then I realize – I hate reading other peoples’ long sprawling posts, so maybe you guys would like a break from them here! … Continue reading

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Sup? (Or: 4 Supplements I’m Loving).

No lengthy into here, folks. I just wanted to share with you some supplements I am using and enjoying these days, and that are getting me great results for my goals…which are: #1. Preserve muscle mass and build as I can … Continue reading

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4 Realties I Learned From Cycling

Let me start off by saying that I went back and forth switching the word ‘biking’ for ‘cycling’ about ten times in the title of this post. What is the difference? Is it like running vs. yogging (soft j – … Continue reading

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A value-able post.

Do you know what your values are? I mean really know what your values are? People often throw around expressions like “It goes against my values” or “Doesn’t he/she have any values?”.  We even say “My values are important to … Continue reading

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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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