BE_RADIANT  
SparkPoints
 
 
@ Dark Fire Show - doing a gypsy flamenco dance





July 2007





Dec. 2007



I have 17 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
I KNOW I CAN, I KNOW I CAN, I KNOW I CAN!

What you think is what you become. Be beautiful. Be kind. Be radiant. Be love.


About me:

I live in a beautiful city of SW Ontario, 5 minute-walk to the beautiful Thames River.

Zumba Instructor( & addict :)) ), Yoga lover, fitness addict, health foods addict :)).

********Portion below needs serious updates! Was written in 2007-2008!********

I keep daily track of micro and macro nutrients:
- I count carbs, fats and ...
What you think is what you become. Be beautiful. Be kind. Be radiant. Be love.


About me:

I live in a beautiful city of SW Ontario, 5 minute-walk to the beautiful Thames River.

Zumba Instructor( & addict :)) ), Yoga lover, fitness addict, health foods addict :)).

********Portion below needs serious updates! Was written in 2007-2008!********

I keep daily track of micro and macro nutrients:
- I count carbs, fats and protein;
- I make sure I get the minimum of 23 g of fiber daily
- keep the saturated fats under 11%
- keep cholesterol intake under 240 mg
- keep sodium intake under 2400 mg
- make sure to get all other essential nutrients

Love to dance (started Middle Eastern Dances 4 years ago, currently performing with a local dance troupe), love to keep myself busy (reading, running, hiking, camping, doing hemp stuff, making gemstone jewelry, and much more), love practicing and teaching Reiki.

Mother to a 8 year-old son, wife and best friend to a wonderful man, owner and friend of a beautiful German Shepherd.

Started being a loser :))) about 3 years ago, reached my healthy weight. I'm trying to go even further - now I'm aiming in losing body fat instead of just pounds (my BMI is 21.5 - normal range being 18.5 - 24.9).

Seemed like my motivation was playing tricks on me, going up and down a lot, so I miraculously discovered SP and got my boost for keeping on going 'till reaching my goal!

******I'm a 5'8''
*******HOW did I get down FROM a 29.8% BF - 175 lb, size 14:
- followed the food pyramid and practiced the equilibrium theory
- started running
- stayed in the typical percentages of macronutriens:
**Typical Percentages: Fat 20-35%, Carbohydrates 45-65%, and Protein 10-35%.**
- kept track of macro & micro nutrients on a rigorous daily basis
- quit smoking (January 2005, when I started losing)

******* I am not a huge fan of low carbing for weight loss, I'm low-carb-ing NOW because I reached my happy and healthy weight and I'm working on getting down my BF% in the athletic range.

Remember: HARD WORK PAYS OFF, even though it may take a while, even though sometimes it seems like we're going nowhere, sooner or later... hard work always and always and always pays off!!!!
Read More About BE_RADIANT (Updated July 14)




SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 current weight: 135.0 
 
150
145.5
141
136.5
132


 
Interact with BE_RADIANT

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 5/5/2008

SparkPoints: 0

Fitness Minutes: 20,245

My Goals:
- to get down by 6% of BF
- to race a 5K, and run a 10K
- to keep on giving Reiki treatments on a regular basis

***GOALS DONE***:
- to get the CanFitPro Personal Trainer Certification **DONE**
- to get the Nutrition and Wellness Specialist Certification **DONE**
- get Zumba Instructor licensed **DONE**



My Program:

- Zumba: at least 4 X week (teach 2 classes/week at the moment)
- strength (incl. weight lifting): 3-4x week
- a bit of cardio (running, power walking on max. incline)
- nutrition wise:
* 40% good fat, 30% carb, 30% protein


Other Information:
I like books, absolutely love reading! I'm a movies addict, I love scarves, photography, traveling, hemp work, making gemstone jewelry, I love classical music, I adore dancing, hiking, camping, volunteering... and sooooo much more

Profile Image





 
 



Candles
From:
HHOSKINS77

Snowflake
From:
I Heart Food Bl...

Happy Face
From:
PAM19681

Snowflake
From:
KKATZE

Two Thumbs Up
From:
TRACYF32

Spices
From:
LUCYA8




Member Comments:
CHRISTYGIRL34
8/9/2011 10:45:00 AM

Welcome back!! I am also returning after really really really loosing my way. Feel free to add me and maybe we can help keep each other moving in the right direction!



Report Inappropriate Comment
TX.PATRICIA
8/9/2011 8:35:47 AM

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

emoticon emoticon

Just looking in on the members of Determination & Accountability and saying "Howdy!"

I’ll leave ya w/some motivational thoughts for today:

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

Have a healthy week!!!!

.•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´•.¸ .•*´`•.¸
.•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´Show Your•*´`•.¸ .•*´•.¸ .•*´`•.¸
.•*´`•.¸Determination & Accountability•.¸ .•*´`•.¸
.•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´`•.¸ .•*´•.¸ .•*´`•.¸




Report Inappropriate Comment
HONEYBEA
8/3/2011 3:00:55 PM

Welcome to the Look Better Naked Team



Report Inappropriate Comment
BARCLE
7/28/2011 7:51:00 PM

Hi and welcome to the Look Better Naked and Living Healthy In Our 30's teams emoticon Have a super day emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
FITGIRL2604
7/28/2011 6:36:00 PM

Hi there, I just added you as a friend. Since we share the same passion for yoga I thought we could motivate each other. emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (67 total):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page