COMMITEDJC's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=COMMITEDJC COMMITEDJC'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/ This month (August) shall be a better one!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3489755 My exercise strategy was ruined a month ago (even longer I guess) because my Elliptical Trainer broke off and was the only equipment I like to use to do my Cardio minutes. I tried to fixed but it didn’t work…. So frustrated…. <BR> <BR> Then my wife and I decided we need almost a professional one, not a “cereal box elliptical as we called”…. So we start looking for one…. And we found one a LIFE FITNESS CLUB SERIES…. It was expensive, but we think we just can’t get another one that will break ... Sat, 31 Jul 2010 22:12:54 EST Jump rope……. Not so easy…. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3405207 When my elliptical machine broke off (again) I guess thata maybe some jump rope could help me to be on track. <BR> <BR> “OH MY GOD” I tried yesterday and today I almost can’t move, my legs hurt, my right calf is in pain, and not comments on my lower back pain also…. <BR> <BR> So I guess it will help me o get on track, but it’s going to be hard, any way how says loosing weight without some pain is funny….jajajaja <BR> <BR> Whish me luck, today I’m resting. Tomorrow maybe another session of ... Tue, 6 Jul 2010 18:32:57 EST My Elliptical Trainer Machine broke off again…. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3401413 I’m starting to think that all this problems I’m having with the ET are happening for some good reason… otherwise I could get angry and skip exercise. <BR> <BR> But I don’t want to felt on that “excuse terrain” so I wonder maybe doing some jump rope could replace my cardio minutes at the ET….. <BR> I need to do indoor exercises, bc it’s raining a lot and sincerely I’ll not make it to the gym do my professional and personal obligations. <BR> <BR> <BR> Anyone who can advice on that techniqu... Mon, 5 Jul 2010 17:47:45 EST Help my Elliptical just broke off!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3345464 I need some help, because I was very used to workout in my house at an Elliptical Trainer. But today during my session (20mins) it just broke off.... <BR> <BR> I don't know if is going to be easy or feasible to fix it.... or I'll be forced to buy another one.... <BR> <BR> but meanwhile with WHAT CAN I REPLACE THE WORKOUT I USED TO DO???? Thu, 17 Jun 2010 20:55:37 EST Is the Scale playing with me........ Or it's me with the scale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3301124 Last week I was amazed by reaching a 277lb mark. But this week is a total different story <BR> <BR> I get back to the 280.... <BR> <BR> What happened..... I did some good cardio minutes last week and ate well controlled <BR> <BR> I guess maybe I ate to much bread, unfortunately I had several meetings at work "LUNCH MEETINGS" I tried to keep on track with 12" Whole-Wheat Subs with no dressings... but maybe was to much bread and my body just fill it up the thank again... <BR> <BR> Today in ... Fri, 4 Jun 2010 16:55:30 EST After a month..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3254575 I'm totally satisfied with SP, it's like magic. But for sure what I really think it is that makes SP works is: <BR> <BR> 1. Journal of your workouts <BR> 2. Journal or tracking food intake, so calories intake too <BR> 3. A lot of people sharing your goals, <BR> 4. Others accomplishments help to realize this can be happening to you, so you keep on track. <BR> <BR> In other words, you have a lot of support and tools to track your develops during time. <BR> <BR> Thanks SP <em>224</em> <BR>... Fri, 21 May 2010 16:07:39 EST Ready for week 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3210929 After 3 weeks on SP I fell better, I know I can do better compared with I had done so far. Considerably better related to portion control. <BR> <BR> I'm feeling lighter, with more room to fir into my clothes and with a lot more energy since 3 weeks before. <BR> <BR> Another change, I feel motivated to comply, step by step, with my ambitious goal to be under the 200pounds mark by April 2011!!! Sun, 9 May 2010 13:26:16 EST HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3205255 To all that have the blessing of being a mother, have a HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY. <BR> <BR> To my mom, for making me the person who am I <BR> <BR> To my wife, for being so wonderful with our kids <BR> <BR> And for all the mama's of the world, for the patience and love you invest rising your <BR> <BR> children <em>247</em> Fri, 7 May 2010 13:08:50 EST Feeling Comfortable on my clothes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3200988 It has been a 2week journal and I'm very satisfied and motivated. I already lost 5 pounds thanks to changing my exercise and diet habits. <BR> <BR> The best for me is to feel better using my clothes, I'm starting to feel them more loose if I can say it that way!! <em>9</em> Thu, 6 May 2010 10:49:16 EST Tomorrow is Weigh-In day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3197937 Well for me tomorrow is the WeighIn day, hope to get a good result and if not for sure will help me to review what I had done during this weeks and improve to get a better result by the next ones.... <em>192</em> Wed, 5 May 2010 14:11:48 EST Best time for Elliptical Training, AM or PM? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3189642 When it's better to exercise myself on the Elliptical trainer, AM just after waking up or PM just before to get some sleep? Mon, 3 May 2010 14:07:34 EST Focus on mid or long term results http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3186666 I found very helpful to focus on mid or long term results, setting small goals that are achievable and will contribute to reach a huge and better goal at some time in the future. It helps me to stay motivated! <BR> <BR> Have a nice week Sun, 2 May 2010 20:42:37 EST All for my kids!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3184171 It's incredible how I get motivated during my training session, just thinking the beautyfull days I'm adding to my life and that I'll play and enjoy together with my two little ones!!! <BR> Sun, 2 May 2010 00:49:25 EST It's safe to drink 16-20 cups of water/day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3175863 <em>274</em> I'm drinking for sure almost the doble recommendation of 8 cups of water per day, it's safe or I'm risking my health doingo so? 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