BURBANOVSKY   20,735
SparkPoints
20,000-24,999 SparkPoints
 
 
My Birthday at Lady Bird Lake. Husband in back, kids in middle, and me in front. 7/19/2014





The best Family Ever!





Randi, my sister, and me (in back) 7/19/14 Lady Bird Lake



I have 6 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
My Journey to Health

Back in my younger days, I played tennis, ran around and ate and drank w/o a care. When I started having fertility issues, I also started gaining weight. One day though I woke up to realize that that my actions had taken me to an unhealthy place. I want to be health again. I want to be (mostly) soda free. I want to walk up 4 flights of stairs w/o feeling pain in my calves or lungs. I want to play w/my kids more. I want my healthy life back!

I'm taking my life back, one day ...
Back in my younger days, I played tennis, ran around and ate and drank w/o a care. When I started having fertility issues, I also started gaining weight. One day though I woke up to realize that that my actions had taken me to an unhealthy place. I want to be health again. I want to be (mostly) soda free. I want to walk up 4 flights of stairs w/o feeling pain in my calves or lungs. I want to play w/my kids more. I want my healthy life back!

I'm taking my life back, one day at a time. I'm exercising again and trying to eat more healthy. I would love for my children to see that people can turn around and that healthy living is thousands times better than not.

I've read these quotes below and wanted them on my own page:
"Think about how different life could be if you stopped emphasizing the end, the fix or getting there, and began enjoying each step of the way. If one moment was as good as the next. If the goal in life was not to fix yourself but to transform yourself. Here, after all, is a miracle; you are already on the journey. You already know and already have everything you need to continue. Relax, breathe, be kind to yourself and everyone else. Oh, there's one more thing; enjoy the ride!"
(Geneen Roth)

Apostle Paul to the Corinthians: "Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body." (1 Corinthians 6:19).
Read More About BURBANOVSKY (Updated November 5)


Current Status:


SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 Pounds lost: 8.0 
 
0
15.25
30.5
45.75
61


 
Interact with BURBANOVSKY

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 11/10/2011

SparkPoints: 20,735

Fitness Minutes: 9,825

My Goals:
I want to run a 5k w/o walking part of it.

I'd like to have less cushion.

I want to be active with my son and daughter and teach them that incorporating fitness and activity as well as eating a nutritional diet in your own life is a must.

I want my sweet babies to think of the word diet not as a weight loss plan but as the way you eat.

I WILL cut sodas out.

My Program:
I've began to jog regularly for the first time and actually enjoy it. So I'm going to enter in running events. On top of that since water is the only thing that doesn't make me want to gag after any kind of work out, I will eventually cut sodas out of my daily diet.

Other Information:
I'm a homegrown-cradle Texas Catholic Lady minus being any kind of southern conservative.

Profile Image





 
 



Best Wishes
From:
SOAPNUT

Water Bottle
From:
SYLPHINPROGRESS

Valentine
From:
SOAPNUT

Valentine
From:
IAM_HIS

Best Wishes
From:
SOAPNUT

Christmas Tree
From:
SOAPNUT




Member Comments:
SYLPHINPROGRESS
2/13/2015 1:09:14 PM

Friend reciprocity is a beautiful thing. Thanks.
You and your family are beautiful. If it couldn't be me, I'm glad it's y'all. [I've been to Texas.]
emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
SOAPNUT
2/6/2015 12:04:13 PM

emoticon for the cookie. Been sick a lot so no snacking has been easy. Lots happening in my life right now and I have not been on SPARK too often. Will chat soon. Good for you doing a Marathon.



Report Inappropriate Comment
IAM_HIS
2/4/2015 3:38:50 PM

emoticon emoticon Today is the day to get off that couch. Smile more, go for a walk or start dancing....enjoy moving, laughing and feeling your body filled with energy. Our bodies are made for movement. The more we move, the better we feel! The healthier we become! One, two, three, get off the couch and move it! emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
IAM_HIS
2/2/2015 9:04:19 AM

Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you donít know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!Ė Anne Frank Today is the perfect day to start recognizing some of your potential! emoticon emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
IAM_HIS
1/20/2015 4:21:56 PM

Good afternoon on this wintry Tuesday....it is where I live. The typical Northern, winter weather--no sun, grey sky, everything covered with ice, and cold. Fortunately, it's not below zero and there isn't a blizzard.

I am thinking about getting a scale today. Noticed that my clothes are a little looser. So this is giving me an incentive to buy that scale. And to keep pushing me forward.

Today is the 10th day of 100 days to getting healthier. I have been continuously moving around a lot more. Because of the icy conditions here during the winter, I am doing the Leslie Sansome walking DVD's, as well as dancing. This is the kind of exercises I can stick with, as well as have fun doing them and sing. Plus I get to laugh at myself too.

Yesterday I was in a lot of pain! Oh, the three herniated discs in my back were sending shocks down my arms and legs. I could not sleep all night. Now I feel like a zombie. Oh, I would like to crawl back into bed. But I am making progress on deep cleaning my house, so I am going to keep cleaning/organizing just at a slower pace. If I walk away, it will not be touched.

I am working hard to eat more vegetables. I eat chicken and fish two-three days per week, and lots of vegetables everyday. My stomach is much better now that I have cut out the coffee. My morning beverage is green tea. Making home-made soups have helped me feel fuller. Plus, the soups have taken away much of my cravings for sweets.

Being busy around the house, deep cleaning and re-organizing has taken my mind off of food. It feels so good to not be nibbling on this and that, only to feel guilty of over eating, as well as seeing the scale go up another pound or two. Taking pictures of my house before and after have helped me feel very pleased with the house. And, it is so good not to hear from name being called because my husband or children cannot find something. Now they can--that sure makes me feel the rewards of organizing.

Wow, this is a long note....I will close now, "HAPPY TUESDAY".



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (123 total):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page