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!

Fall Workout Playlist

I love sharing my favourite workout songs with you all, and it’s been way too long! I keep finding gems and thinking “I need to share this one the blog” and then totally forget. I haven’t been doing as much … Continue reading

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High-Protein Cheesecake Dip

I like a snack after dinner, and I like it to be sweet. I know many people fall into the salty-snack trap in the hours between dinner and bedtime, but not this gal – I’m on a rampage for sweets … Continue reading

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How Self Trust Is Like A Jar of Marbles

I’ve now been a bike-commuter – riding approximately 2 hours per day, 3-4 days per week – since May. This has had a few measurable impacts; of note, my thighs are like rocks boulders, and my hair is permanently helmet-flattened. … Continue reading

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3 Simple Questions To Help You Lose Weight

I know the title sounds a bit like something you’d see on the cover of Woman’s World, but trust me. Over the last 8 months I’ve been doing some major self-reflection about body image and weight, and have made some … Continue reading

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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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