Time to Start New Challenges

The previously mentioned Run for the Cure was this past weekend.  I might have been slow but I did manage to run the entire 5 km.  That is a huge accomplishment for me.  If you have never participated in Run for the Cure, you should. A great cause and a great family event with running or walking that supports the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – ladies (and men), we need to take care of our boobs!  I was so inspired when I got home, I thought I should keep the momentum going so registered for another 5 km at the end of November.  Vancouver Historic Race which runs through Stanley Park.  This one is an actual race with a timer and events include a 5 km, 10 km or half.  Would love you to join our team “Bob’s your husband” –  https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=1908  (well, he’s MY husband, but for this, I’ll share him – he might even wear a tutu!).

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The cleanse my son had the entire family on is done – FINALLY.  It did only last five days (felt like forever) and I might have had the odd sip of coffee (ahem) but other than that did not cheat.  Coffee was back on the menu as soon as we finished but I have kept it to one cup a day vs. my usual more than one HA!  The cleanse was actually really good.  Lots of food on it so you weren’t starving, primarily eating non-processed stuff,  dairy, alcohol.  It did help me make some tweaks to my diet which I will continue with (have actually started to enjoy Starbucks Green Tea Soy Latte).


Our work health challenge came to a close last week as well.  Sam was back with the scale and calipers to measure our fat.  A lot of improvements all around but I won both the most pounds lost and body fat loss – legitimately too! Nothing to do with nepotism.  Because I lost the most weight by quite a bit (down 14 lbs now) my team also won (you’re welcome team LOL). Still need to stay on top of it as I am still participating in the Pharmaceutical Science program and the next weigh in there is next week.


This write up seems to be completing a lot of things that were ongoing. Next write up will have to be about new challenges because, with me, it is accountability.  If I write it down, I will do it, so stay tuned for more!

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