July 12, 2010
Can't believe I actually caught his rocket take-off!
My son's first rocket launch at Mt. Herman
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I am a certified Laughing Yoga leader. This uses both laughing & breathing(where the yoga term comes in) to get one's exercise. There are many benefits to this type of exercise including:
lower blood pressure, increased circulation, lowered levels of cortisol (stress hormone). I will be adding to this, as I hope to branch out from my laughing club into leading sessions at conferences and lectures.
I have been on the yo-yo weight-loss journey for 20 years. I am looking forward to eating healthy consistently. I need to translate the knowledge into living.
I have a book, "The End of Overeating: Taking Control ..." by David Kessler. It REALLY helps with understanding why some of us go out of control (binge) on certain foods.
If you can get a copy of this learn about hyperpalatable food, it can help you choose more wisely especially when eating out!!
With knowledge and motivation from all of you, I will be who I want to be!
"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another."
"Demand more of yourself when it comes to nutrition." Joe Downie
"I have learned that in order to keep my weight down, it is 1/3 good nutrition, 1/3 fitness and 1/3 positive mindset. If one of those is out of order it usually creates an imbalance and that can lead to trouble." Debra Mazda
My big goal is to not use a seat belt extender when flying.
To not look in the mirror and wonder who that fat person is (my slim self is in my mind's eye).
Rewards at lbs lost:
25 -Topaz necklace - done
50 -Join Master Swim Team
75 -Hawaii vaca
100-Jewelry To Your Doorstep, Mermaid piece
Target Weight Broken down by BMI classifications
-10(10) - Class II
-35(45) - Class I
-34(79) - Overweight
-35(114) - Normal
Due to my competitive swimming background I have been totally reckless about normal portion sizes.
Shooting for 400, 500, 700 calories per meal, with about 300 cals for snacks.
I aim for 1600-2100 calories a day.
Aerobic Exercise: swimming laps 2x, water aerobics, 3x a week.
ST exercises: do these!
I am originally from Hermosa Beach and now live in Northern California. I have one child who is 15 yrs old.
I love reading, could do it all day long. I also love how I feel after exercising, so refreshed.
I'm a lifetime member of Legoland & Sea Life parks. Can't wait to plan trips to Legoland Denmark, Germany, England, Florida, and maybe even Legoland Dubai.
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| Pounds lost: 11.0