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Kristy V.

Vashon Island, Washington
I have returned to University as an adult student and after many attempts, am finally getting it right. I am pursuing an education in Nutrition Sciences but will first have to jump through a few hoops to transfer from my current major, which is Chemistry. I believe wellness is an endless pursuit. I believe in holding yourself to the highest standards. I believe in forgiving yourself. I believe in setting goals and never ceasing to seek for that which makes you the happiest; selflessly. I... Full Bio
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Garmin vs Polar? by Kristy V. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Running Hi there. I am wondering what you all think about the new Garmin 405 vs an alike Polar model (800?). I am looking for a model that will also let me set intervals. I understand ... Read on »
Gluten Free Recipes? by Kristy V. 11 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking Hi there. Does anyone have any GOOD gluten free recipes? I have tried a few, and find many of then pretty gross. Anybody have any good ones, or tips on the best flours, etc. t ... Read on »
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to cook Eggplant? by Kristy V. 8 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Cooking Does anyone have any great eggplant recipes? Also, what would you compare eggplant too? I would really like to try it, but have no clue how I should go about spicing it, grill ... Read on »
How do you set a goal in your profile? by Kristy V. 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss When I try to set a goal for weight loss, it says "you must set a value for how much, and how often". I cannot find where there is even room to enter the values in. Read on »
Does anyone have any great green juicing recipies? by Kristy V. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating I am wondering if anyone has any great concoctions that you could share. I am looking for juicing recipies chock full of green vegetables and whatever else that ups the flavor ... Read on »
Running for beginners: What is the first step? by Kristy V. 5 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Running Should I build by running long, and slow to build up a good base, or intervals to build up my running capacity? I seem most motivated by short, intense intervals followed by w ... Read on »
What is your favourite workout video? Why? by Kristy V. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss I am looking for great workout videos to add to my library. What is your favourite workout video? Why? Read on »
Had a 3 hour "nap" today!? by Kristy V. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Stress Management Well. Ummmm. See, the thing is; I was really tired. And see this is the problem. I am in this cycle of waking up at around 8am- going straigt to class- coming home at around 2 ... Read on »
Safe running in the winter.... by Kristy V. Posted in: General Discussion in Running I am embarrassed to admit it, but living in beautiful, snowy winters in Alberta makes me afraid of slipping and falling on the ice while running. Does anyone have any tips? Ho ... Read on »
Grocery Shopping! by Kristy V. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I just got my pay cheque and as a studend; it doesn't go very far! But- this is my favorite time! I get to go grocery shopping! I am looking forward to stocking up on good f ... Read on »
Thank-you for your feedback! by Kristy V. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have read all of your comments and you all added something that made me think twice. I have put more thought into my stupid dietary intake these days and realized two fact ... Read on »
Blowing it! by Kristy V. 5 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well. I am not going to be too hard on myself. Even though my supper consisted of Reese's chocolate bars, yes; plural, and a Coke Zero. Mmmmm, Nutritious. I know what I need t ... Read on »