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Rita The Giggly Bits

Edmonton, Canada
Is it possible to finally get healthy after a lifetime of overeating and never exercising? Yes.  It is entirely possible and it takes time, patience and a bit of re-education.  Let me assure you, you are worth all of that.  It took me 20 years of obesity before I was able to... Full Bio
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Race Recap: Okanagan Half Marathon by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The marathoners started at 7:15am, still under a hint of darkness. They got out before the wind, and the rain hit us. The 13.1 m ... Read on »
Goal Setting Can Change Your Life by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just a reminder to sign up for Fitblogger info and like us Launch date is a week and a half away. I’m also syndicated over ... Read on »
Overcoming Obstacles to Healthy Living: Sabotage by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever look for support from a loved one, announce you’re turning a corner and going to educate yourself on getting healthy, only to hav ... Read on »
Exercise Recovery is for Wimps by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m tapering for my half marathon this week. I kind of feel like some stallion locked in the stable being denied it’s true callin ... Read on »
My Weight Maintenance Plan by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes I miss the obvious. I’m going to have the thank the 9 people who emailed me and asked my if I ... Read on »
Be the 5% by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Be the 5% is a concept about studying the habits of those that succeed at  weight loss maintenance and see what your attempts ... Read on »
Overcoming Obstacles to Healthy Living: Lack of Willpower by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What question do you think ranks number 2 on my list of most commonly asked email questions? The title’s a bit hint ;) Right behind, h ... Read on »
Be the 5% by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Rita’s 2 Cents: Just a note that we could use some likes on the new ! Any help is appreciated. Be the 5% is a concept about stu ... Read on »
Your Stretchy Pants Are Lying to You by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Part of successful weight maintenance is building accountability into your life. In business it’s often called a Feedback Loop: yo ... Read on »
Be The 5% by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Be the 5% is a concept about studying the habits of those that succeed at weight loss maintenance and see what your attempts h ... Read on »
It’s Not an Oscar But It’s Super Cool by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I will never win an Oscar. To see me act on camera is to feel such empathy at the pathetic attempt before you that you may simultaneously burst into tears and laugh ti ... Read on »
Multiple Personalities by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s ALIIIIIIVE! I have literally been in labour with this one for 2 months, ouch. I’m pretty proud, happy, excited, nervous about the whole thing. Head ov ... Read on »
Race Recap: Okanagan Half Marathon by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The marathoners started at 7:15am, still under a hint of darkness. They got out before the wind, and the rain hit us. The 13.1 milers were scheduled to leave at 7:4 ... Read on »
Got the Munchies? Hemp-tastic Giveaway by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is all very fitting given the events of yesterday’s transition to vegan eating for a month , but I have another giveaway for everyone. Plain and simple, I eat a l ... Read on »
Vegan Zombies are Going to Eat Your Grains by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last month, Brandon from A Healthy Dad went primal. I may have made a comment that the month following that he should try going veg, and cleanse the system from prim ... Read on »
I’m sorry I can’t come to the blog right now by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi, you’ve reached Rita at The Giggly Bits, I’m currently running in my first half marathon unavailable to make a post right now, but feel free to leave a comment and I’ll ... Read on »
Got Wisdom? by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Why not look through more ? Read on »
It’s the Final Countdown by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, I hope you’re singing it with me, and if not, please ignore the title, nothing to see here. Today, the fam is traveling to Kelowna, it’s half marathon time ! ... Read on »
Goal Setting Can Change Your Life by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just a reminder to sign up for Fitblogger info and like us Facebook. Launch date is a week and a half away. I’m also syndicated over at Fitbottomed Girls today ... Read on »
Exercise Recovery is for Wimps by Rita The Giggly Bits Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m tapering for my half marathon this week. I kind of feel like some stallion locked in the stable being denied it’s true calling: to run free. Traditionally, t ... Read on »