DRASADAF's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DRASADAF DRASADAF'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/ Hard things u need to do to be successful. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649613 <BR> <BR> <BR> You have to do the hard things. <BR> You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. <BR> You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. <BR> You have to give more than you get in return right away. <BR> You have to care more about others than they care about you. <BR> You have to fight when you are already injured, bloody, and sore. <BR> You have to feel unsure and insecure when playing it safe seems smarter. <BR> You have to lead when no one else is following you ye... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:01:48 EST 100 Day Challenge updated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5297085 Day 1-1/2/2013-30 mins+ water 10+ <BR> Day 2-2/2-75 mins C25K Week 1 completed+ treadmill walk+yoga+water + <BR> Day 3-3/2- 30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 4-4/2-45 mins C25K W2D1+10 glasses water <BR> Day 5-5/2- 30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 6-6/2-30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 7-7/2-30 mins+12 glasses water <BR> Day 8-8/2-Rest...absolutely exhausted from my three days training. <BR> Day 9-9/2-45 mins C25K W2D1 again +treadmill+ 12 glasses water <BR> Day 1O-10/2-31 mins+ 12 glasses ... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 10:52:16 EST 100 Day Challenge updated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5277197 Day 1-1/2/2013-30 mins+ water 10+ <BR> Day 2-2/2-75 mins C25K Week 1 completed+ treadmill walk+yoga+water + <BR> Day 3-3/2- 30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 4-4/2-45 mins C25K W2D1+10 glasses water <BR> Day 5-5/2- 30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 6-6/2-30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 7-7/2-30 mins+12 glasses water <BR> Day 8-8/2-Rest...absolutely exhausted from my three days training. <BR> Day 9-9/2-45 mins C25K W2D1 again +treadmill+ 12 glasses water <BR> Day 1O-10/2-31 mins+ 12 glasses ... Thu, 7 Mar 2013 10:06:38 EST The Perfect husband. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5258607 THE PERFECT HUSBAND <BR> <BR> Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cellular phone on a <BR> bench rings and a man engages the hands-free speaker function and begins to <BR> talk. Everyone else in the room stops to listen. <BR> <BR> MAN: "Hello" <BR> <BR> WOMAN: "Hi Honey, it's me. Are you at the club?" <BR> <BR> MAN: "Yes." <BR> <BR> WOMAN: "I'm at the shops now and found this beautiful leather coat. It's <BR> only $2,000; is it OK if I buy it?" <BR> <BR> MAN: "Sure, go ... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:29:14 EST Stress Management-Remember to put the glass down http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5256988 A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: "How heavy is this glass of water?" <BR> <BR> Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz. <BR> <BR> She replied, "The absolute weight doesn't matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it's not a problem. If I hold it for an h... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:16:22 EST Quote of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5252616 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l561759306.jpg"> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:45:47 EST 100 day challenge Updated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5233068 Day 1-1/2/2013-30 mins+ water 10+ <BR> Day 2-2/2-75 mins C25K Week 1 completed+ treadmill walk+yoga+water + <BR> Day 3-3/2- 30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 4-4/2-45 mins C25K W2D1+10 glasses water <BR> Day 5-5/2- 30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 6-6/2-30 mins+10 glasses water <BR> Day 7-7/2-30 mins+12 glasses water <BR> Day 8-8/2-Rest...absolutely exhausted from my three days training. <BR> Day 9-9/2-45 mins C25K W2D1 again +treadmill+ 12 glasses water <BR> Day 1O-31 mins+ 12 glasses wate... Fri, 1 Feb 2013 10:58:08 EST An Extra walk by the sea...some pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5231189 So today was such a beautiful Day and quite a fruitful one....I woke up pretty early inspite of today being my holiday and promised myself a healthy breakfast and good water quantity. <BR> I had to do my W1D2 of C25K ..did successfully...then walked some more mins on my treadmill..and then the Yoga....it just rejuvenates me..especially the cool breeze drying away my newly formed sweat drops from my face...loved the feeling...I was just logging in my fitness mins when my son said he was going ... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 05:20:31 EST Motivate myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5231036 This is in partnership with my friend Candy who is the originator of this challenge for 100 days...thanks a ton Candy for being an inspiration to me.... <BR> <BR> 1- Walk 30 mins everyday for 100 days... <BR> 2-Drink 10 glasses of water.... <BR> <BR> starting tomorrow..... <em>381</em> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:53:32 EST Back to the future. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5221830 This is what the theme is for this week for BLC . <BR> <BR> I am asked to write that one thing that i would like to change if i were able to go back to my past .. <BR> It was pretty easy to say this for me but i wish it could happen. <BR> <BR> If i were to do so then i would like to go back to my days when i was doing my residency in a reputed hospital in Mumbai and was working in the ICU when i had my thyroid tested and found out that i had sub clinical hypothyroidism..I had gone into comp... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:14:21 EST Just do it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5211024 Just do it ...yes thats the theme for our team in BLC this week... <em>331</em> <BR> <BR> just completed my long assignment finally today ...i did it. <em>149</em> <BR> <BR> just managed to do my first pushups test in my life....i did average score. <em>320</em> <BR> <BR> just completed my 1 mile test ...i had an incline on my treadmill so trust me was very tough especially coz i ran /walked and jogged but yeah i did it in 18.47 mins. <em>186</em> <em>185</em> <em>315</em> ... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 06:25:12 EST Personality test. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5209987 thnx to my SP friend FITLIKENIC that i am sharing this personality test. <BR> <BR> <BR> Basic Analysis Results <BR> Congratulations, you are a blue. <BR> <BR> My Full Analysis <BR> Motive [ Intimacy ] <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <BR> <BR> Blues are motivated by Intimacy. They seek to genuinely connect with others, and need to be understood and appreciated. Everything they do is quality-based. They are loyal friends, employers, and employ... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:13:36 EST 2 reasons..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5208114 One Early morning a mother went to her sleeping son and woke him up. <BR> <BR> MOM : “Wake up, son. It’s time to go to school.” <BR> <BR> SON : “But why, Mama? I don’t want to go to school.” <BR> <BR> MOM : “Give me two reasons why you don’t want to go to school.” <BR> <BR> SON : “One, all the children hate me. Two, all the teachers hate me.” <BR> <BR> MOM : “Oh! that’s not a reason. Come on, you have to go to school.” <BR> <BR> SON : “Give me two good reasons WHY I should go to school?... Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:06:32 EST Rewards http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5206394 So i plan to reward myself...sounds different...all the while i have been rewarding my son for good work...now i guess i have to reward myself...thats what BLC tells me... <BR> <BR> <BR> 85 kg- Go for vacation for the weekend somewhere..do some shopping... <em>283</em> <em>144</em> <em>409</em> <BR> <BR> 80kg-ipad <em>17</em> <BR> <BR> really tough to decide ... <BR> <BR> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:58:25 EST 12 week plan for success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5203561 My BLC team requires me to post this.... <BR> <BR> Planning planning planning they say its all about planning.. <BR> <BR> so wat i have planned... <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> workout no matter what for 20 mins min 5 times per week <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> eat veggies n veggies <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> sleep well <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> drink well <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> workout more on weekends <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> lose 5 kgs min <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> lose some inches on my waist,hip, n ne... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:10:15 EST NEW OFFICE POLICY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5194820 NEW OFFICE POLICY <BR> <BR> Dress Code: <BR> 1) You are advised to come to work dressed according to your salary. <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> 2) If we see you wearing Prada shoes and carrying a Gucci bag, we will assume you are doing well financially and therefore do not need a raise. <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> 3) If you dress poorly, you need to learn to manage your money better, so that you may buy nicer clothes, and therefore you do not need a raise. <em>333</em> <BR> <BR> 4) If you dr... Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:08:53 EST Inside myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5189745 Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. <BR> Thanx Madhu.... <BR> <BR> Where is your cell phone? <BR> table <BR> <BR> Spouse? <BR> Yes <BR> <BR> Your hair? <BR> oiled <BR> <BR> Your mother? <BR> nuturing <BR> <BR> Your father? <BR> Away <BR> <BR> Your favorite thing? <BR> My profession <BR> <BR> Your dream last night? <BR> New <BR> <BR> Favorite drink? <BR> Water <BR> <BR> What... Fri, 4 Jan 2013 09:48:16 EST 9 interesting confusions! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5179815 9 interesting confusions! <BR> <BR> 1. Can you cry under water? <BR> <BR> 2. Do fishes ever get thirsty? <BR> <BR> 3. Why don't birds fall of trees when they sleep? <BR> <BR> 4. Why is it called building when it is already built? <BR> <BR> 5. When they say dogs food is new and improved, who tastes it? <BR> <BR> 6. "I Love You" is not a question then why does it need an answer? <BR> <BR> 7. Why does round pizza come in a square box? <BR> <BR> 8. Why doesn't glue stick to its bottle? <B... Sat, 29 Dec 2012 12:15:55 EST WONDERS OF PRESCRIPTION--- :-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5174411 WONDERS OF PRESCRIPTION--- :-D <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l398931153.jpg"> <BR> The patient went to his doctor for a checkup, and the doctor wrote out a prescription for him in his usual illegible writing. The patient put it in his pocket, but he forgot to have it filled. <BR> <BR> * Every morning for two years, he showed it to the conductor as a railroad pass. <BR> * Twice, it got him into the movies, <BR> * once into the baseball park, and <BR> *once into the s... Sun, 23 Dec 2012 12:15:11 EST Say cheese...:-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5172769 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1716171923.jpg"> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 09:50:31 EST Necessity is the mother of Invention...not to quit is the key.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5171952 Yes that holds true in my case.As you know i was literally struggling <em>198</em> to put in some form of exercise somehow somewhere...since here we can't walk on the streets as its not particularly safe ... so i stopped walking outdoors and i had gotten evenmore desperate as to how to lose my weight after so much hard work for the past 2 months and i simply didn't want to quit.I decided to buy a exercise equipment but wasn't able to get one as something would come up somehow and we could... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:02:47 EST sneaking in exercise .. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5168958 Really sometimes just when you are about to get into the momentum of workouts and exercises and you also have the results to your satisfaction there is something which gets in the way <em>101</em> ..same happened to me..i was going steady with my workout when all of a sudden i had a shift in my duties which required me to b in another place and sadly i wasn't able to exercise as usual. <em>282</em> <BR> Grrr...it sank me but i held on and tried to sneak in 10 mins walk here and there s... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:22:27 EST When u lose Fat..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5155769 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1622478616.jpg"> Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:49:39 EST November Acheivements http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5152588 November love the cool weather <em>27</em> often accompanied with rain.....always have...worked out more <em>198</em> but lost few... <em>9</em> <BR> Second month of workout..not bad i must say.... <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> 1799 minutes of exercise. <BR> <BR> <em>320</em> lost 1 kg..upto now 5 kg <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> lost 1.5 inches on my bust..upto now 1.5 inches <BR> <BR> <em>344</em> 1 inch on my chest..upto now 1 inch <BR> <BR> <em>362</em> 0.5 inches on my upper... Sat, 1 Dec 2012 12:28:54 EST Every pound of fat gained causes your body to make 7 new miles of blood vessels. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5145032 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l679907140.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Knowing this, it’s easy to see why obesity and heart disease often go together. Most of the new blood vessels are tiny capillaries, but also include small veins and arteries. This means if you are “only” 10 pounds overweight your heart has to pump blood through an extra 70 miles of blood vessels. The good news is that this also works in reverse. If you lose a pound of fat, your body will break down and reabsorb the... Sat, 24 Nov 2012 11:27:16 EST Acheivements http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5119042 This month of October has been a good one.It made me realise that i am getting close to 100 kg and was short by 2 kg and it woke me up again from my slumber.I started working out daily... <BR> As of now i have <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> 1500 fitness mins. <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> lost 4 kgs <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> lost 3 inches on my hips <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> 0.5 inch off my neck <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> 1.25 inches off my thighs <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> 1.25 inches off my Upper ar... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:51:49 EST Some truths on Career Wives..........By: Chetan Bhagat http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5060201 <BR> 'Some truths on Career Wives----Girls should read, but Boys MUST read... By: Chetan Bhagat <BR> <BR> Recently, I saw the recently released movie, Cocktail. The plot revolves around a philanderer hero who has to make the tough choice between two hot women. The uber-modern movie was set in London. The characters drank, danced in nightclubs and had one-night stands with aplomb. They worked in new-age aspirational jobs like glamor photography, graphic art and software design. And yet, the ... Sat, 15 Sep 2012 10:13:31 EST Day 9 & 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5032607 Day 9 <BR> <BR> Not a good morning to begin with yesterday since i was having sorethroat and cramps <BR> But atleast i ate healthy and rested <BR> <BR> Today is a new and busy day..lol vacation is more busier and i fail to understand it how...i woke up 7 am and since then i am planning and trying to execute my plans <BR> <BR> 1-pray <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 2 study <BR> <BR> 3 exercise <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 4 cook healthy <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 5 track ...that was a difficult part... Mon, 27 Aug 2012 04:43:55 EST Day 7 &8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5030049 Day 7 <BR> <BR> Coudn't post coz of no internet yesterday lol <BR> <BR> 1-study 1hrs <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 2-Taebo 30 mins <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 3- yoga 30 mins <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 4-pray <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 5-eat healthy - <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 6-sleep well <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 7-drink plenty of water <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Day 8 <BR> <BR> 1-wake up early since its my day 1 vacation <BR> <BR> 2-study 2 hrs min <BR> <BR> 3-taebo 30 min <BR> <BR> 4-yoga 30 mins... Sat, 25 Aug 2012 01:09:51 EST Day 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5027300 Plans for today.. <BR> <BR> 1-yoga 30 mins <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 2-lots of water- <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 3 -taebo 30 mins <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 4 sleep well <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 5 pray <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 6 study 1 hour atleast. <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 04:07:18 EST Day 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5025826 Today onwards i have an annual vacation which i seriously want to utilize for health benefits. <BR> <BR> 1-yoga 30 mins <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 2-drink lots of water <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 3- eat more veggies <BR> <BR> 4-pray <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 5-study for 2 hrs <BR> <BR> 6-do laundry part 1 coloured clothes...lol i neednt write it here i guess but its a plan so i must.. <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> 7-check whether my son's vacation homework is up to date . <BR> <BR> 8-relax. <em>24... Wed, 22 Aug 2012 04:09:43 EST Day 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5024977 Ok so i surely must restart my blog i confess it does help. <BR> <BR> Plans(already done) <BR> 1 eat healthy <BR> <BR> 2 exercise for 15 mins <BR> <BR> 3 enter fitness mins and nutrition track <BR> <BR> 4 Eat lots of veggies <BR> <BR> 5 drink lots of water <BR> <BR> 6 sleep well <BR> <BR> 7 destress spiritually <BR> <BR> tomorrow will do Yoga <BR> <BR> Thnx Madhu... Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:35:33 EST Day 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5009179 Jumping to goals directly <BR> 1) Eat healthy <BR> <BR> 2)sleep well <BR> <BR> 3)Exercise for 10 mins <BR> <BR> 4) study for 1 hr <BR> <BR> 5)pray. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 05:03:19 EST Day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5007736 Well today with a slightly sluggish morning i want to start my day with my plan. <BR> <BR> 1) Rejuvenate spiritually through prayers- <em>248</em> <BR> 2)exercise 10 mins <em>248</em> <BR> 3)study for an hour or more- <em>248</em> <BR> 4)blog and track.- <em>248</em> <BR> 5)eat healthy-no fried stuff at all- <em>248</em> <BR> 6)Add a recipe to my recipes.. <BR> <BR> Thankyou my dearest friends for ur likes for my minimalistic acheivements too...I really love u all..I am trying to do it... Thu, 9 Aug 2012 06:26:12 EST Back Again.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5006176 Hi friends i am back again and i hope to stay for long...i was motivated today and for the past couple of days by my new friend and a nurse who works with me .I really gave a thought for restarting because of her and i hope i do so... <BR> I hope to begin with <BR> 1) exercising 10 mins each day. <em>248</em> <BR> 2)Eating within limits, <em>248</em> <BR> 3)Destressing spiritually, <em>248</em> <BR> 4)and continuing to blog and track ... <em>248</em> <BR> 5)Also hope to study daily for an... Wed, 8 Aug 2012 07:17:46 EST Saturday morning Blues.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4732443 After a mini vacation it seems really tough to go back to a regular working life....ur body wants to pull u back...to continue in the sin of relaxation...so much so that it hurts...to work again...really but vacation is sometimes more tiring i feel...u mess up with ur sleep timings willingly or unwillingly.....Now Saturday morning blues....why so when rest of the world enjoys their weekend why do i have to work...actually here we have our weekends on thursdays n fridays....really my feet are ... Fri, 10 Feb 2012 13:29:35 EST Just thought to share with u guys something... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3912598 Dear Friends...i am really thankful to sparkpeople in a way.Last week i had excruciating headache and neck pain...so much so that my life was absolutely paralysed by it...by fellow colleague Doctors thought maybe i had hypercholesterolaemia and hypertension so i must have it checked...I said it couldn' t be coz i am so regular in my diet and little bit exercise of 20 to 30 mins daily...also i had made a habit by making my life active in some way or the other and this i have been doing for lon... Tue, 11 Jan 2011 00:56:40 EST A morning by the Sea. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3734489 Dear friends i just wanted to tell u about my morning today...it was a beautiful one. <BR> Since the day my son has started his school i wake up very early even though its mine and my hubby's vacation going on..still i get up get ready and then we all go to drop my son ...today somehow my son was very happy and didnt cry at all..he thought maybe to attempt it but no...he just cudn't make it..i waved him bye and left. <BR> To my surprise my husband took me to the beach...i hadn't any idea what... Sat, 23 Oct 2010 07:02:58 EST Good news to share with my friends. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3695818 Hi guys! I know you must be wondering where am i these days .with just an occasional visits on spark..well first of all let me thank to all those who prayed for me and wished me...coz my prayers are answered thanks god and i am getting transferred to a new city here where i can send my son to school.He will go to LKG ..actually here presently where i am there are only Arabic schools...So now he will finally go to an Indian School. <BR> I am so excited about it....we already have seen a new h... Wed, 6 Oct 2010 05:38:35 EST EID MUBARAK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3629482 Hi dear friends!Sorry couldn't be online for the past few days ..not because i was busy or something but because my internet was toooooo.....slow and is toooo slow these days maybe coz of the heavy load during EID here.So barely able to do anything for a couple of days.Cannot explain how much i hate being away from my friends.Thankyou everyone for ur Eid wishes..i am trying hard to reach ur page but doesn't open coz of slow net or virtually no net...anyways it will be fine in a few days when ... Sun, 12 Sep 2010 01:46:39 EST Just a thankyou and hug to my friends. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3615363 Hi friends this blog is a dedication to all my Friends for their love and kind words they have said on my blog and my pics by comments or by mail.I cannot help but smile and i am reading ur comments again and again and still feel like reading them once more.U have touched an unknown string of my heart ,in some way or the other.It has truely been a very long time since i have felt this.Thankyou all...thankyou very much.I am really lucky and blessed to have u ...maybe i did something nice that ... Tue, 7 Sep 2010 14:35:34 EST Day 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3612163 Oh dear !finally my fasting will come to an end in a day or two depending on the moon.If the moon shows up tomorrow then my Eid i.e. the feast after fasting will be on wednesday or else it will be on thursday.Thank god my TOM got delayed this month so as to allow me to fast for the entire month.Well...my mom is so angry with me that why am i not with her and here when i am still on holidays.But guys my holidays are just for a week and i will join next sunday so how can i catch a flight and ru... Mon, 6 Sep 2010 16:31:46 EST Day 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3603153 I have finished 24 days of fasting today..My holidays have started.i will be at home for this Eid.i dont have any major plans for this week except that i will exercise,spend time with my son,spark,read some novels maybe...sleep well,try new dishes...healthy ones..try more better portion control. Fri, 3 Sep 2010 09:27:08 EST Day 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3570593 So its almost 2 weeks since i am fasting. Its now much easier to fast .I am adapted to this routine now.Once Ramadan month is over i will start my extensive exercise routine.It is said that fasting in Ramadan detoxifies your body and cleanses your system.Of course you have to eat right during this month also.Also fasting in Ramadan causes our Gastrointestinal system to relax.It Is said that by fasting we learn to control our cravings and desires and learn to appreciate what the lesser privile... Tue, 24 Aug 2010 16:56:32 EST Day 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3553910 It has been really a long time since i blogged..didnt have time to do it...my work timings have changed considerably.I am not exercising like before...but i am stealing in some exercise mins here and there...can u believe i lost 1 kg in this period..it was the same weight i had gained earlier...but still something is being lost so i am happy..i m eating healthy well within my calorie range and drinking lots of water...i have finished 9 days of fasting today...doing gr8... Thu, 19 Aug 2010 13:44:09 EST August Goals.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3508413 I am a bit late for this entry but i made sure i was already on the way towards the goal.so,i have not lost any weight for the past 1 month but i m not losing hope.I am still making goals. <BR> <BR> JULY SUCCESSES <BR> <BR> 1) I had my name mentioned in one of my teams goal of burning 500 cals /day i had 9000+ cals burnt last month. <BR> 2) I had more than 1000+ fitness mins logged in last month. <BR> 3)I lost 5.5 inches ...just hoping that my fat is being replaced by muscles. <em>9</em> ... Fri, 6 Aug 2010 04:14:59 EST BEAT DIABETES -part 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3477159 <em>331</em> So,what are my plans to beat DIABETES.. <BR> <BR> <em>322</em> Understand what is the cause- <BR> In my case its my HYPOTHYROIDISM which has given rise to Low BMR, which has caused OBESITY ,which has caused INSULIN RESISTANCE and this in turn is causing DIABETES. <BR> <em>322</em> Once that i have understod what is the cause i am gonna treat it- <BR> In my case ,patients with HYPOTHYROIDISM <BR> -have to EXERCISE for 60 Mins for 5 times /wk <BR> -have to eat a low carb,low f... Wed, 28 Jul 2010 03:00:32 EST BEAT DIABETES -part 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3473655 <em>425</em> Having a family history of Diabetes Mellitus ,with both my mother and father having Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, i have double the risk of developing the disease. <BR> <em>425</em> Having Hypothyroidism leading to weight gain ,low BMR and Obesity i have an additional risk associated with developing the dreaded Diabetes.As a matter of fact i am already a Pre-Diabetic. <BR> <em>425</em> Earlier when i began the Spark people program i was not aware of what i might face during my jou... Tue, 27 Jul 2010 07:08:45 EST Truely the slowest Loser.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3466545 It has been a usual day for me.Nothing special today.My son had laryngitis due to lot of screaming on friday and he is now a bit irritable and he is on his meds for the infection so that makes him even more irritable. <BR> I am rethinking about my exercise plans as to whether i am going slow in my exercise or what? <em>198</em> <BR> I workout at a speed which helps me cover a distance of 5 kms that is about 3.125 miles in one hour but i have read many blogs in which people run or walk at a m... Sun, 25 Jul 2010 03:17:55 EST 3rd attempt. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3462415 Well frankly speaking this is my third attempt writing a blog since yesterday. <BR> In my first attempt i was interrupted by my younger brother who saw me online and wanted to chat with me. <BR> In my second attempt i was interrupted by my husband who wanted something which he couldn't find. <BR> In my third attempt again i can see obstructions trying to make their way slowly towards me but i am resisting them somehow.Its my husband again inviting me to eat food. <BR> Its the fabulous Chicken... Fri, 23 Jul 2010 15:04:09 EST