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Doh!

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

In my efforts to "spread the spark" I sent out an email to friends and acquaintences that I felt would benefit from Spark. I addressed the email to myself and bcc:'d all their names in to respect everyone's privacy.
That's not to say that I think my friends are unhealthy. I happen to know that everybody, even a runner, needs to eat healthy and balance fats, carbs & proteins.
So, here's the "doh" part. FOUR have joined. I can see their usernames but I have no idea who they are. I can't even remember everyone that was on the list.

Oh well, if you joined because you received my email "welcome". I know you'll love it here as much as I do.

  


Goals, accomplishments and another list of "resolutions"

Sunday, January 07, 2007

Last week was awesome as I achieved every goal I set for myself. I got plenty of exercise; running three times, yoga twice, a nice long walk today. I ate well, too. I haven't gone over on my calories since 12/29. Here's the very BEST part. In the month of December I set a "miles" goal for running: 31. I beat it by almost 20 miles!

So here are my "resolutions" for this coming week:
~continue drinking at least 8 glasses of water per day
~run at least three times
~yoga twice (once at Renfrew w/Nicola)
~try one new workout dvd

More good news: my current weight is 126.5
My measurements are: waist 28, hips 38, thighs 22 (total lost to date overall 15.5")
I went shopping last Sunday and bought new pants...... size SEVEN!!
I feel great.
~p.

  


Tis the day before Christmas

Sunday, December 24, 2006

:) tis also the day before my 35th birthday. I thought I'd be a little more freaked out than this. Actually, until about 10 minutes ago I was pretty darn freaked. Then I had an epiphany of sorts.
I'm as fit, if not moreso than I was at 25. I've accomplished a lot in the last year that I can be proud of. I've changed my life. I've changed the way I eat, the way I feel about exercise, the way I feel about myself. I've matured.
So whatever the next year intends to throw at me, I say "Bring it on!".

  
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY.......Terri

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Spark vs Mother Nature and other stuff.

Friday, December 15, 2006

One of the best things I've noticed since I've joined Spark is that PMS is way more tolerable. I don't know if it's because of the all of the changes that I've made since June or just one specific thing. Truth be told, I don't care. I'm just happy not being bloated and bitchy. I did gain three pounds between Sunday & Tuesday but they're gone now.
The other good thing (sort of) I noticed last night is the 15.5 inches I've lost now mean that I can take off my newest pants without undoing the button or zipper. Cool, except now I'm forced to do the one thing I hate most in the world...... clothes shopping. I need a personal shopper. While they're at it, they can finish my Christmas shopping. Bleh.

  


Moving on to Stage 4 - 12/11/06

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

So I took the plunge today and moved on to the next stage of Spark. Felt kind of reluctant but I can't hang out in stage 3 forever, right?
I also adjusted my weight goal to my present weight so that I can start the maintainance portion of my new life. I got a whole schwack of bonus calories to use now. Surprisingly enough, I still went over today. I guess I didn't think that date square through enough. Wrong snack choice.... lesson learned. Tomorrow is another day.

  


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