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always giv•ing my 100%

I used to do CrossFit.  I loved it.  It was the only workout that actually challenged me to my core and truly changed the way my body looked and how I felt.  I felt so strong - like I could do anything.  Many of the weightlifting exercises required me to track the maximum weight I…

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jug•gling the nev•er-end•ing dec•em•ber to-do list

We are halfway through December and Christmas is right around the corner.  Every year the holidays seem to sneak up on me.  I have huge goals to finish my Christmas shopping in November, have the gifts wrapped and the Christmas cards mailed by the first week of December and have loads of cookie dough made…

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the gift of a mem•o•ry

Christmas is my favourite time of year. Period. It's busy.  It's hectic.  It's full of sugar. I love it all. My fondest childhood memories are of Christmas.  My Polish-Canadian family Christmas was always something I looked forward to as a child.  My family would gather on Christmas Eve at my Babcia's house in Toronto every…

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ghosts, ghouls and a mons•ter cold

My hubby started it. He got sent home from work one day a couple of weeks ago and spent two days in bed with chills, fever, and body aches.  This wasn't the typical "man" cold.  He barely gets sick or misses work so for him to take that time off was an indication that this…

welcome to the moth•er jug•gle

I started my very own blog.  This is really happening.   Two years in the making (or should I say in the thinking)?  I have been wanting to write a blog for quite a while now but had trouble identifying what I really wanted to write about - like,  what aspect(s) of my life I really,…