Author: Renée

Coffee Drinker. Runner in Training. World Traveler. Concert Go-er. Friend. Wife. Stepmom.

I’m Not a Weight Watchers Leader

Tweet Nor do I pretend to be. . There was a time though, that I was at my goal weight of 68KG or 150lbs, that I went religiously to my meeting every week, brought friends with me, had online “clubs” (remember Yahoo! Clubs?), and supported and cheered on new and old friends as we each…

By Renée 10 November, 2010 Off

And, we’re Back

Tweet After nearly one year of being on ProPoints (well, let’s face it I took a break for a few months because it was doing my head in), I can’t help but have mixed feelings now that the US/ North America will be using the program soon (and the UK already started apparently). . Why…

By Renée 9 November, 2010 Off

Chances Are

Tweet Chances of ever learning: 0 . Chances of ever seeing the back of 80KG: 0 . Chances of not feeling jealous when others lose 3,672 lbs in less than a year while I only lose 5lbs: 0 . Chances of not feeling fed up with this whole fucking thing: 0 . Chances of ever…

By Renée 3 November, 2010 Off

These Last Few Days

Tweet Perhaps we are on the brink of our regularly scheduled programming in Pinkyland. – After two very hard weeks at work (and I know, I shouldn’t complain, other people have it harder and longer that’s what she said than just two weeks of stress, but I have experienced all that before to the point…

By Renée 2 November, 2010 Off

No(more excuses)vember

Tweet I love it when a fresh month starts, don’t you? And funnily enough, today is the 1st anniversary of this particular blog (I have had others but this is the one that has actually lasted this long – the others either petered out or I got way too much spam). So the 1st of…

By Renée 1 November, 2010 Off

Virtual Pink Dress Run

Tweet Fran over at Dutch Girl Gets Healthy recently sponsored a Virtual “Pink Dress Run” and I had to take the opportunity to participate. There are actually three prizes to be won, but the most important part of the prizes is that half of the money spent goes to Pink Ribbon for Cancer Research. Do…

By Renée 31 October, 2010 Off

Aech Eee Double Hockey Sticks

Tweet Otherwise known as: Hell. Seriously, I have so much stress going on at the moment, work related. To just put it in a nutshell, someone is sick and we don’t know if that person is coming back. Ever really. At this point I should assume the worst and anything else is a bonus. That…

By Renée 27 October, 2010 Off

Dietitian II Part II

Tweet First a wee little update. Monday’s plans went out the window. There was no gym. There was no healthy dinner. There was however a 4 hour commute home and a pizza delivery service. Yeah. Shit happens. And lately the commute has been so bad – every single day something; trains cancelled or late or…

By Renée 20 October, 2010 Off

Spinning Around

Tweet No, we are not talking Kylie here and we are not talking Dead or Alive Though admittedly I probably could work up a sweat in a club dancing to these two tunes, I’m talking about Spinning: I have been wanting to try spinning for a long time now, but I am actually scared to…

By Renée 18 October, 2010 Off