AMINO_WELLNESS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=AMINO%5FWELLNESS AMINO_WELLNESS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ December 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839396 Previous Wt 182.4 <BR> Current Wt 180.8 <BR> <BR> Today's smoothie was a blackberry green smoothie with my Vega One, Ultimate Daily Greens, Vega SF Energizer and fresh blackberries mixed with a cup of skim milk! Enjoyed with a Cinnamon Simply Protein Bar and an Iced Skinny vanilla Latte at starbucks! Yummy!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1265601064.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The NutriBullet works great and was so worth it! I'll wear the hoodie tommorow when I go runni... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:23:40 EST New Year New Me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839122 So this christmas season has been rough Weightloss wise… I was 3lbs away from my final weightloss goal… then I allowed myself to make stupid decisions. “I, John Hall” made these choices. I don’t have some lame bunch of excuses like I don’t have time or I don’t know how or “I Can’t”. I have done this and have been this close to goal for a long time. So… I CAN! And I HAVE!!! <BR> <BR> I can say No but made the choice not to… I can stop myself from having seconds and thirds but did it anyway wi... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 03:36:14 EST What the year 2014 Taught me... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836638 To all my Sparkfriends: <BR> <BR> I've definitely learned that this plan of reaching a final weight goal is more than just reaching a number on a scale. It's about going on a journey of self discovery, it's learning just how strong we can actually be, educating ourselves on how to create a healthy balanced life that actually works and training ourselves to prepare an action plan and to actually stick to it. It's realizing that Living a REAL LIFE means that we will all make mistakes and just... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:58:11 EST Up up and away!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5811409 Ugh don't you hate that feeling when you've put 1000% effort into having a super on plan day and you even find effort to do strength training when all you wanna do is NOTHING only to get up the next morning and find out your weight is up! Grrrr!!! Such is my life this morning! So how do you react in the moment or in this type of senerio??? Do we give up on ourselves, do we mentally or emotionally beat ourselves up or are you a binge eater, and handle your emotions with all your favourite fo... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:51:03 EST 7 Week Christmas Transformation Challenge!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5811041 Hi My name is John... you know me here a Amino_Wellness. <BR> <BR> I have lost all my weight here on spark with the help of some wonderful people! <BR> <BR> I am now a Nutrition Specialist and Wellness Advisor... <BR> <BR> I am host a FREE Transformation Challenge to help get you Christmas ready which takes place on FACEBOOK... (No catches, i dont work for beach body or any other organization) I am doing this purely to help other sparkers out and offer Support, Education and friendship... ... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 02:02:43 EST Breakfast adjustments and other feelings and thoughts!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5810981 So with my Plan I am allowed 500calories at breakfast and can eat anything I want so long as there is a good protein souce, complex carbs, Fiber and Freggies (minimum 1 serving)... So how I menu plan is one week at a time! I shop on the day before the work week starts and then spend 10mins that night portioning it all out for the week! It's quick easy and painless so that all I do is grab and go!!! Done! For breakfast this week: 2 Slices of Dempster's Whole Grain Double My Fiber Bread 1 Tr... Tue, 4 Nov 2014 22:35:31 EST Posting from Spark Mobile App?!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5810966 So can I say how cool it is to have a posting option for my spark log on the mobile spark app!!! Mega cool so now when I got something to say I can post and read blogs right from the app itself without having to log into the full website on apples operating internet system safari!!! YAY!!! Tue, 4 Nov 2014 21:55:23 EST Weekly Meals Preped! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789460 For those of you who are not on my facebook friends list... Here is what ive been doing lately to control my eating! <BR> <BR> I take 10-15mins on either the sunday or monday (whichever day is my weeks sunday before i start work) and chop up prep and portion all my breakfasts and lunches and snacks <BR> <BR> This was my Greens and Veggies for this week The Large Containers have my Baby Arugula Greens with 3 tbsp of Goats Cheese. Those i use at lunch time. The Smaller square containers are m... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:06:28 EST My Healthy Kitchen - Episode 3 - "All About Infused Waters" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771578 Here is Episode 3 of the "My Healthy Kitchen" video Series on my youtube channel! <BR> <BR> This is all about Infused Waters! <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miQH<BR>XZ-g3CY </link> <BR> <BR> Enjoy and please go check it out! Tue, 2 Sep 2014 02:34:21 EST My Healthy Kitchen - Episode 2 - "All About Fiber" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770866 Welcome to my Youtube Video Series... "My Healthy Kitchen" <BR> A once, weekly video series about eating healthy with Tips, tricks, recipes and Info. <BR> <BR> Here is Episode 02 - ALL ABOUT FIBER! <BR> <BR> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qeiv-_NG<BR>7YY <BR> <BR> Click this Youtube Link to watch Video on Youtube! Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:56:33 EST My Healthy Kitchen - Episode 1 - "All About Breakfast" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770863 Here is my new Youtube Video Series called... "My Healthy Kitchen" <BR> <BR> Watch these videos (made once weekly) on all sorts of healthy topics. See Recipes, Eating tips and more... <BR> <BR> Here is Episode 01 - ALL ABOUT BREAKFAST! <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlOD<BR>w5h5-8M </link> <BR> <BR> Click this Youtube Link to watch Video on Youtube! Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:53:01 EST The Perfect Snack ideas (under 200 Cals) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767096 From your Friendly Nutritionist (Aminowellness) <BR> <BR> So are you struggling to figure out what snacks are a great option to enjoy mid-day to keep us going till dinner or mid-morning till lunch... <BR> <BR> Step 1 - did you have a good solid breakfast???? well if you did and you followed my Build a Better Breakfast Tip Blog then you really shouldn't need a heavy snack or any snack at all before lunch! So maybe go back and look at what your breakfast looks like and find more filling lower... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:27:01 EST My Top 10 Tips for Everyday Healthy Eating! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721075 (Use these 10 steps to making healthy eating choices) <BR> <BR> 1. Choose Plant Based Foods most often! (Raw and cooked vegetables, fruits, legumes and beans, nuts, seeds and whole/spouted grains). Include Dairy, Meat and Seafood in addition as to supplement nutrients and add moderate taste and for food preference. <BR> <BR> 2. Choose Rich Whole Complete Protein Sources and include them into each meal and snack! <BR> <BR> 3. Build a Better Breakfast and Eat it Everyday! – Use my Build a Be... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:01:00 EST My 5 Pilars to Healthier Living! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721068 This was a post i did a few wks ago for my Wellness Blog (and wanted to share here) <BR> <BR> How has your week been so far! <BR> Have you taken time out of your day to recharge yourself! <BR> Are you following the 5 Pillars to better health!!! These 5 Things are all designed to be incorporated into your life in a way that works for YOU! Don't go copying everyone else thinking your going to get the same results. Many people who try a fad Diet aka (MARKETING SCAM) - yes their are people out ... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:39:18 EST Calculating TEE (Total Energy Expenditures) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708581 Heres the Formula used to Calculate your TEE (total energy expenditure) <BR> Thats the number of cals PER DAY you eat to maintain your current energy level without lossing weight in a healthy person <BR> <BR> You need to know your weight in kg's (lbs / 2.2) <BR> <BR> FOR FEMALES: <BR> <BR> 1. Calculate REE = Weight in kg x 0.9 x 24 <BR> 2. Calculate EPA = % number for activity level x REE <BR> 3. Calculate TEF = EPA + REE then x that by 0.1 <BR> 4. Calculate finally TEE = REE + EPA + TE... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 04:00:42 EST BL Indigo - LCWD June 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708563 This Weeks LAST CHANCE WORKOUT: <BR> <BR> To Successfully Complete the Challenge this Wednesday June 4: <BR> <BR> Complete the UC Breakfast for the Day (earn your points) <BR> Complete 40mins minimum of Cardio Exercise <BR> 4 Sets of 15 Reps - Core Exercises (your choice) <BR> ST50 - Pick any other Strength or Resistance Exercise and complete 50 Reps of that exercise! <BR> <BR> Let us know on thursday how you did! <BR> Mon, 2 Jun 2014 02:46:40 EST Tips to Building a “Better Breakfast” http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660518 Tips to Building a “Better Breakfast” <BR> Below are my Favorite Tips to Building a Better Breakfast… <BR> <BR> Tip 1: Timing is Everything! <BR> <BR> Make sure to enjoy a full complete breakfast as soon as possible after waking up! Preparing and eating your breakfast within 45mins max after waking up is best! it allows your metabolism to rev up and tell you body and brain your ready to go! Bring on the Day! Skipping breakfast by all costs is a NO NO! if you over ate the night or meal befor... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:08:39 EST More Than a Number (My Sucess Story in Pictures) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5652055 per my sparkfriend debs Suggestion on facebook... I am gonna share my Success Story titled "More Than a Number". Its basically a 3min video of my overall journey to better health and fitness filled with before and after photos and inspirational quotes and sayings that i live buy as well as fitness photos from my fitness events i've done and things about health and wellness i love! hope you like it and can get inspired to make changes in your own life! If you feel yourself struggling and need ... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 02:07:25 EST My Oscars 2014 Red Carpet Thoughts! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5639437 My 2014 Oscars Red Carpet Report... <BR> <BR> Hottest Person on the Red Carpet: Bradley Cooper! <BR> Sexiest person on the Red Carpet: Bradley Cooper! <BR> <BR> Could anyone else be that sexy the few pics i did see of him smiling at the crowd made me wanna melt. His 2014 level of sexy is so amazing the red carpet cant handle him! His Tux and perfect glow was such a turn on! <BR> <BR> Best Dressed Couple of the Night: TIE! <BR> 1. Brad and Angie <BR> 2. Ellen and Portia <BR> <BR> 10 Best D... Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:04:55 EST Gym workouts - Week 1 at new Gym http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5619812 Thursday was a Run <BR> 4.2k run on tredmill and 11mins Stepper - 750 steps 50 floors <BR> 418kcal <BR> <BR> Friday was my day off from the gym to rest up! <BR> <BR> Saturday was Total Body and Cardio so i did <BR> 4.8k run on tredmill and 20mins ST <BR> (4 Sets of Each) <BR> -Seated Leg Curls <BR> - Chest Press <BR> - Hip Abduction <BR> (3 Sets) of Fly & Delts <BR> 567kcal <BR> <BR> Sunday today was Abs and Leg Cardio <BR> 15mins Arc Training <BR> 24mins Stationary Bike <BR> 5 Mins Stepu... Sun, 9 Feb 2014 21:37:35 EST Vega Sport Sugar Free Energizer! - check it out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5611116 Heres the good stuff! <BR> <BR> I use this in leu of my Iced Lattes in the morning for a perfect fuel for the day! this can also be used to fuel light workouts like yoga or recover runs! <BR> <BR> Heres whats inside it: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1304110375.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Check out the youtube video with proper explaination here: <BR> <BR> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNl80gHtY<BR>aM <BR> <BR> Enjoy! Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:52:45 EST Climb the Wall 2014: Please Support! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5596550 Hi Everyone! <BR> <BR> On March 16, 2014 I will be offically climbing the Sheraton Wall Center in Downtown Vancouver... All 48 flights of it!!! for the BC Lung Association! <BR> <BR> This will be my 2nd year climbing and this is also my 1st Anniversary of my 1st Ever Fitness Event! <BR> <BR> If you or anyone you know was or is a smoker or suffers from smoking complications, has or had COPD or Severe Asthma or any other Lung Conditions its your duty to stand up for them or for yourself and... Fri, 17 Jan 2014 01:47:51 EST Jan 4 - My Homemade Tasty Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581503 Watch my cooking video where i share my new favourite Soup/stew Recipe! All the Recipe Ingredients and Nutrition Info for it are in the Videos Description! <BR> <BR> Youtube Link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTETJumeUX8 </link> <BR> <BR> Enjoy! Sat, 4 Jan 2014 02:55:10 EST Jan 3 - Tips for Buying Bread http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581502 Todays Video was about me hating on the Gluten Free Dieters! <BR> I also share my favourite tips and tricks for the Bread you should and shouldn't be eating! <BR> <BR> Youtube Link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=arLtkYXf0T4 </link> <BR> <BR> ENJOY! Sat, 4 Jan 2014 02:52:50 EST Jan 2 - My Biggest Loser Week 3 Review Video! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581501 Check out the Review of my Biggest Loser Indigo Week 3 here on youtube! <BR> <BR> I post most vlogs to my youtube channel now and ill post the links here in a video!!! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUR_g4jq-bY </link> <BR> <BR> Enjoy! Sat, 4 Jan 2014 02:50:57 EST Aspartame - The Real Truth! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576296 Check out my Youtube Video all about Aspartame! <BR> As a College Nutrition Student here is the REAL Facts right from the Textbook! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG7uS6r0O3w </link> <BR> <BR> Check it out! Please see my other health and wellness videos and to read more about my story check out my blog! <BR> <BR> <link>www.type2db.tumblr.com </link> <BR> <BR> Thank you! - John Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:18:23 EST My Grocery Store Haul Video! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576290 Watch my Latest Video from my Youtube Channel... <BR> <BR> See Everything that I bought at the Grocery Store on Boxing Day! <BR> <BR> -Yummy healthy stuff! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v8IxXyyETk </link> <BR> <BR> -check it out! Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:07:55 EST Boxing Day Shopping and My No Resolutions Idea! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574193 I will be showing you the 5 items i bought while boxing day shopping yesterday and discussing my idea to not have any New Years Resolutions this year but instead do weekly goals and long term goals to better my healh and continue my Dietitians plan to reach offical goal weight by June 1st, 2014 at the latest! Sat, 28 Dec 2013 23:24:52 EST Dec 26-Jan 1 (BLC wk 2) GOALS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574157 WEEKLY GOALS: Dec 26-Jan1 <BR> <BR> ST Healthy Living Goals: <BR> <BR> -Run 30mins per session at least 3 times this week <BR> -Complete Over 300 Ab Moves this week for Crunch Challenge <BR> -Stay under my 2,00kcals per day <BR> -Loose at least 1lb on weekly weighin for BLC <BR> - Set a Resolution Run time to shoot for 34:00mins and Aim to Meet or Beat it on Race Day Jan 1st <BR> <BR> ST Financial Goals: <BR> -Calculate Transit Costs and Prepare to put half of total amount into TFSA Each ... Sat, 28 Dec 2013 22:43:50 EST 50 Questions Tag (All About Me) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5569657 50 Questions Tag! Here are the questions and my answers: <BR> <BR> 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? <BR> Not sure about first name but middle name was after my great uncle. <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? <BR> Yesterday watching a Molson Canadian Commericial <BR> <BR> 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? <BR> yes its alright! <BR> <BR> 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? <BR> Italian Meats like Pancetta, Proscutto, Sopresatta and Chorizo Sausage as well as good ole Bl... Sun, 22 Dec 2013 05:14:37 EST Day 5 Part 2! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5566191 Leaving Commercial Drive and Heading to the Seawall downtown for our Bike Ride or walk/Run... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/8/l888186938.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l909144761.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1148021166.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1163896877.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1024682420.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Now heading over t... Tue, 17 Dec 2013 03:21:29 EST Our Day 5 in Vancouver, BC (in Pictures) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5566188 Arriving at YVR Airport: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l264368856.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Enjoying a Delicious Coffee at the Airport Arrivals Terminal: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1110895024.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l235087961.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Leaving the Airport via the Canada Line and heading towards downtown on the Skytrain: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l287712598.jpg"> <BR> <im... Tue, 17 Dec 2013 03:12:53 EST Money... I wish it Grew on Trees! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5566181 Why is it that at this time of year Money gets Tighter and everyone seems to be wanting more of mine! <BR> <BR> Not only are we bombarded with Charities asking for gifts and donations... (some of which i don't mind supporting espeically the ones for low income families who need help providing christmas to their young kids) but id much rather sponsor a family or gift unwarpped toys to a toy drive! Also the Sally Ann Kettles are out and thats a nice touch too even if they aren't a very LGBT f... Tue, 17 Dec 2013 02:50:55 EST Santa Shuffle 5k http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5560204 So Yesterday I braved the Insane Cold here in Vancouver and did the Santa Shuffle 5k with my SIL! My best 5k time to date from my Runtastic app has been approximately 40:00mins time and the best Documented time in a Real Race (Chip time) is 45:06... <BR> <BR> I was sooo over the top excited to Finish the Race strong without having to walk more than 100m of the course (due to Ice building around the Lighthouse which covered the whole pathway - so needed to walk this part for safety issues or ... Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:19:49 EST Dec 4th Report & (People of Walmart) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5557285 Tosday was not the best day on plan for me! <BR> <BR> Cals were just over the 2000 mark at probably 2200-2400 but thats okay as long as I finish the week with a loss tomorrow ill be happy! On my way down i hope! <BR> Carbs were a bit on the heavier side probably closer to 250 or thereabouts! <BR> Protein was fine and on plan <BR> Fiber was a bit low today closer to 25g so will half to get that up! <BR> <BR> On a more funnier note...... <BR> <BR> I wanted to share a HILLARIOUS and STUPID yo... Thu, 5 Dec 2013 03:11:49 EST Dec 3rd Report http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5556470 Tues Dec 3rd <BR> <BR> My Daily Calorie Budget - 2,000cals <BR> My Useage - 1931cals <BR> <BR> My Carb Budget - 220cho <BR> My Useage - 136cho <BR> <BR> Freggie Servings - 7 <BR> Protien Goal - YES Approx. 80g <BR> Fiber Goal - No only got 30g off by 5g <BR> <BR> Things to work on: <BR> more fiber in tomorows meals! <BR> <BR> Im on goal to loose weight on thursdays weighin! Woohoo! fingers Crossed! Wed, 4 Dec 2013 03:30:45 EST Dec 2nd Report http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5555604 Monday Dec 2nd <BR> <BR> My Daily Calorie Budget - 2,000cals <BR> My Useage - 1800cals <BR> <BR> My Carb Budget - 220cho <BR> My Useage - 146cho <BR> <BR> Freggie Servings - 7 <BR> Protien Goal - YES Definately <BR> Fiber Goal - YES I believe so <BR> <BR> Things to work on: <BR> 1. Hydrate with more H20 Tue, 3 Dec 2013 02:34:42 EST Dec 1st Report http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5554749 Sunday Dec 1st <BR> <BR> Breakfast - 45ocals 40.5 cho - Oatmeal, Chai Tea Latte and Vector Protein Bar. <BR> Lunch - 300cals - 31cho <BR> Dinner - 670cals 74cho <BR> PM Snack (before dinner) - 150cals - 2cho <BR> Evening Snack - 260cals 16cho <BR> Bedtime Extend Bar - 150 cal 2 cho <BR> <BR> My Daily Calorie Budget - 2,000cals <BR> My Useage - 1,980cals <BR> <BR> My Carb Budget - 220cho <BR> My Useage - 165.5cho <BR> <BR> Freggie Servings - 5 <BR> Protien Goal - YES <BR> Fiber Goal - Y... Mon, 2 Dec 2013 03:50:39 EST Alcohol and Weightloss - Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5554746 Drinking Socially and the impact of alcohol on your weightloss... tips to handle drinking situations and to still enjoy a beverage while staying on track! Mon, 2 Dec 2013 03:20:41 EST A very successful day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5553893 I enjoyed the 1st of many to come Successful food days! <BR> <BR> Worked the Calories out nicely and carbs were good as well! Of course milk brings things a bit higher but blood sugar impact for me with milk isnt that bad (espeically when enjoying as part of a snack or meal) <BR> <BR> Breakfast was - 590kcals <BR> *The Homeade Museli i make is eating up the cals big time its the organic Rolled Oats that my RD said are costing me and she doesnt mind if i go up to 600 cals a breakf as long as... Sun, 1 Dec 2013 05:39:31 EST SBTD Tehcnique! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5553534 A great Tip my RD Gave me lat night... <BR> <BR> Savor and brag about the small Victores as they combined lead you towards the big ones! <BR> <BR> So i am proud this morning of exercising another Tip she gave me last night the SBTD Technicque when dealing with Stress Eating and Impulsive choices... <BR> <BR> Stpe 1 - STOPPPP!!!! Just Stop right in your tracks and dont do anything else. <BR> <BR> Step 2-2 BREATH!!! - Take a minute or two to deep breath and collect yourself. clear your min... Sat, 30 Nov 2013 15:48:53 EST Run Run.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5553167 Run Run as Fast as you Can... <BR> <BR> You Can`t catch me Im the Gingerbread Man! <BR> <BR> -haha Sat, 30 Nov 2013 03:14:57 EST Clarity and Rejuvination! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5553166 Had a Great Session with my RD heres what we discussed! Sat, 30 Nov 2013 03:14:49 EST Hey Snowfolk... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5551948 A Little Love for my Snowfriends (In the NPChallenge) <BR> <BR> 2 Observations: <BR> <BR> 1. Tomorrow is Turkey Day in the USA... Myself A Canadian (who celebrated this a month and half ago) and my Sister Sophia doesnt celebrate in the UK! So while you all are enjoying Plump Turkey stuffed and Mashed Potatoes and Empty Booze Calories and Lavish Desserts... We will be eating healthy and exercising well because its a regular day... <BR> <BR> 2. As Soph pointed out on my Lottery Blog video...... Thu, 28 Nov 2013 03:01:49 EST We are the Champions! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5551935 YES WE ARE! Believe you can do anything! Dont give up! Thu, 28 Nov 2013 01:51:16 EST North Pole Challenge - Lottery Team Draw http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5551177 Heres the Officical Draw Results for Team Selection! <BR> <BR> Good Luck to all during the challenge! Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:59:23 EST My Favourite Zumba Music! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5550411 Here is my rundown of my favorite types of Zumba Music and why having zumba music is so critical to a great workout! Tue, 26 Nov 2013 03:00:48 EST Spread the Love, Feel the Inspiration! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5550379 I hope this video will inspire you to be your best joyful self, become your own champion and spread love and positiveity vs hate! <BR> <BR> Heres the Video Link from the Vlog: <BR> <BR> <link>www.faithit.com/homeless-man-sings-f<BR>or-music-video-carlos-whittaker/#.UpQh<BR>gNIzzKg.facebook </link> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:55:37 EST Historic Half 5k Race Medal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5550266 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l799680574.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Finished the Vancouver Historic Half 5k Race Yesterday and here was my Finishers Medal! <BR> <BR> My Final time was 47:06! Not my best 5k Time but considering I ran in the Freezing Col and had to walk 2k in the middle of the run cause my lungs werent doing well and my legs were cramping up I was happy! Much better than my 1st ever 5k back in April where there I walked 2.5k and ran 2.5k and got 50mins! So not to b... Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:58:34 EST My Amazing Morning Museli Receipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5549598 Try my new favourite Receipe for breakfast! Best part is you can customize this for your own likes and dislikes as i give other suggestions! Mon, 25 Nov 2013 04:40:35 EST