HELENEVM   6,876
SparkPoints
5,500-6,999 SparkPoints
 
 
HELENEVM's Recent Blog Entries

Spring...wish you would show yourself.

Monday, April 01, 2013

Spring Break!!! Yay....but where is spring? I would love to go for a walk along the towpath but I woke up to a snow flurry! It is April 1st isn't it? I think Mother Nature was playing a joke on us here in Northeastern Ohio.
I worked my butt off spring cleaning and cooking for Easter. It feels good just to have a lazy morning. I haven't logged my food/exercise for the last couple of days, too busy to even think about it but trust me, I burned more calories than what was going in. My jeans are baggy! Now its time to get some serious toning done...off to the Kettle Bells! Have a good day...and if you see spring....send it our way!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

SOFT_VAL67 4/1/2013 1:54PM

    Not much Spring to speak of here in Southeast Ky either.
Have seen some sun, but it never has any heat to it...and the wind is so terrible, every day that we have had sun, its been so windy that no one in their right mind could stand to be outdoors.
But, I am sure its on its way, I just hope it gets here before summer!!!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
TLG71567 4/1/2013 11:39AM

    I used to live near the towpath. I have lots of fond memories of the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area as it used to be called.
Spring will be here soon. It will be hot before we know it and we'll all be complaining that it's too hot. LOL I guess we're just never satisfied.

Report Inappropriate Comment
STEVIEBEE569 4/1/2013 11:35AM

    Same here in Indiana! I wish Spring would show up for real! Ugh!

Report Inappropriate Comment
TIME2BLOOM4ME 4/1/2013 11:32AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment


An hour of cardio or an hour of heart time!?

Monday, March 11, 2013

Today I fully intended to walk/run 2 miles on the treadmill. Had my whole workout done in my head. But.....today is my youngest sisters 50th Birthday. I would rather spend that hour on the phone with her today then sweating on the treadmill. I love my sisters....all 5 of them! So I gave up a little cardio for some real heart time. Don't worry spark people I will work out on my free wednesdays for that hour. emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

2014ISTHEYEAR 3/11/2013 7:30PM

    Sounds like an hour well spent:-) emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment


Feels like Monday!!

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Okay its Wednesday not Monday....It should be called purgeday! Time to get rid of all the leftover Christmas goodies and get on with this goal. I didn't do too bad over the holidays. Kind of like The Christmas Carol. Christmas past, present and future. Last year I ate anything I wanted....cookies, pretzels, chips and dip. Couldn't button my favorite jeans either. This year I ate with portion control(for the most part) but did go over my goals a couple of days. Next year I hope to have more control and exercise at least 10 minutes every day! Past. Present. Future.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

PEPPYPATTI 1/3/2013 6:15PM

    Yes it is hard with all the holiday goodies laying around. I am glad they are gone!
emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment


why does it take so much to start....

Monday, December 17, 2012

Its monday after a horrific weekend and a horrific start to the week. My heart is still aching for all those lovely babies and the adults who worked with them. I work in a school. A middle school. As a nurse in the clinic. As my supervisor and I sat and shared about the events of Friday I could not help but cry. Not only am I a nurse in a school but my 2 daughters are teachers. My oldest in a high school in Houston and my middle daughter is an elementary art teacher. My prayers and anguish go out to connecticut families.

As I came home today. I didnt want to work out....I didnt care that I was over weight....But as I got started I felt better. Sweating out my fears and frustrations calmed my inner soul. As I finished my kettlebelll routine I knelt and prayed for those people and asked God to keep them in the palm of His hand....

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BECKYSFRIEND 12/17/2012 7:51PM

    This was one of the worst weekends ever, my heart goes out to each of the families involved-the entire town- how terrible. My co-workers and I discussed it as well. It is so senseless. emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment


Monday Fog

Monday, December 03, 2012

Monday fog! No, not in my head but outside...well maybe in my head too. It is Monday after all. This weekend went by way too fast! Had fun and still stuck to my good eating habits. Sort of....but I did stay on track as far as exercise. I had this grandiose idea to walk the tow path in our metroparks at night. Little did I realize that the Polar Express was in the train station along with tons of people. It took an hour to get seated at the Winking Lizard ( restaurant) and by the time we got outside to walk it was cold and very,very dark!! hahahh even with the lantern it was spooky. Walked a mile and came home to watch a christmas movie!! Still romantic!
Onto a new week of being healthy and fit.....

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

KOFFEENUT 12/3/2012 12:55PM

    Good for you for focusing on the positive things from your weekend AND getting in a romantic walk! Here's wishing you a successful week!

emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment


1 2 Last Page