Sunday, April 17, 2011
I haven't posted a blog since school started this year. My caseload has been very consuming this year and, just like I quit exercising every year when school starts, I guess I quit blogging too. I was hoping that I would have grown beyond this fault of mine, but unfortunately that's not the case. Nevertheless, here I am. Spring has sprung and I am ready to work on my weight and fitness once again. My stepdaughter is having a big wedding at Lake Tahoe in June. So far every dress I try on looks horrendous on me. My thighs have expanded by about an inch each. It's awful. I am so disgusted with the way I look. And to make it even worse, the mother-in-law is fitness fanatic. She is older, like me, but is in tip top shape. She is a fitness trainer and eats hardly anything but salmon and salad. Then here comes me, same age, but a matronly, dimpled, out of shape mom. So, I want to try, in these last 2 months, to do the best I can to trim down even just a little. We are all, both families staying in this big house on the lake shore for 3 days and nights. The week before the wedding my twin daughters will be graduating from high school. It's going to be an emotional couple of weeks!
Today (I am writing this on Sat. night, even though it is posting on Sunday), the first day of spring break, I went for a 4 mile walk. The weather was perfect and the walk was enjoyable. Later in the afternoon, I worked in the garden for about an hour and 15 minutes. I kept my calories down, within range, so I am off to a good start. I spent most of the evening reading peoples blogs, logging in calories and fitness and now, writing this blog.
I really want to commit to the spark-plan . I want it to make a difference in the way I look and feel. I am going to use as many of the tools Sparkpeople has to offer and go for it!