Category Archives: Motivation


I’m on vacation (YAY). I’ve taken a couple weeks off to go home to Africa, and what a change. 98% humidity and constant 35 degree temperatures tend to slow everybody down and put a little perspective on how we live … Continue reading

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Some pics of me from the 2012 CBBF Nationals

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The power of goal setting

15 weeks to the 2012 BC Championships and focus just hit me. I’ve spent the past 3 months putting around. In my language it means driving my trainer Mark berserk; constant whining, eating well “most of the time” but again not recording, weighing, or … Continue reading

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Crunch Time!

Hello Train on Main crew, it is time again to put things in perspective. Find a goal, think, prepare, organize, practice, follow-through. At least that’s how I like to do things… Except that this time I screwed it up and … Continue reading

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I don’t feel like exercising because…

Pardon me but what? I’m too tired… Lack of sleep reduces muscle mass and strength, increases fat tissue, and weakens the immune system. Tiredness can also be caused by an iron deficiency. I would… Go to bed early, exercise early in … Continue reading

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How much does it take?

“Nothing tastes as good as thin feels!” I heard this recently and it made me laugh, then I thought about  it and realized that it meant something. Granted, at my old age, I’ve accepted myself, spend less time asking my … Continue reading

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R. goes away and feeds himself crap (he is emptying his fridge), D. Shops unthoughtfully and brings home bags of crap which she eats and then feels guilty enough to send the rest out w/ her kids, M., F., T. … Continue reading

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