IMREITE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=IMREITE IMREITE'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/ walk and ride http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837753 planning on starting my morning with a workout. a quick healthy breakfast, pack up and then a 3 hour car ride. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 01:51:08 EST getting stuff of my list http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837616 most of the items are crossed off. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:42:04 EST wrapping http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836997 I have xmas presents to wrap and then i should bnot have to do any shopping tomorrow. i plan to go get gas and clean out my car but otherwise i can so dome baking and then am done. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:10:30 EST crunch time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836504 2 more days before holiday traveling. i know i am forgetting things but i dont want leave it all for the last minute. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:31:28 EST holiday movies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836029 What is your favorite movie or holiday cartoon? Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:21:33 EST 1 week off http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835616 I have next week off. no going to work for 9 days! <em>355</em> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:10:32 EST 1 more day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835086 i work tomorrow, then i have a week off. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:07:03 EST midweek http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834627 2 more days of work, than 1 week off. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:06:29 EST new videos found http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834123 i found some new exercise videos. woo hoo. one was strenght training. my but is so tight right now. i love it. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:39:20 EST MONDAY FUNDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833623 ok not really fun. but not a bad day either. i did get annoyed by some things this morning but i shook it off. i did good with a mindful eating project. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:49:34 EST visited family http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833060 and i did not overeat even once! normally my mom has so much food and i overeat in the car when traveling so at lease once i get a stomache ache, not this time. i did a 30 min walking video and had a halthy snack before leaving and did not snack mindlessly on the way out. on the way home my dh stopped for food. i was tempted- but was NOT hungry. so i did not order anything. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:04:19 EST its working http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831627 my fitbit makes me want to be on my butt less. even if i just getup to clean/organize a room in my house, or make a trip to the basement. either way. i find i am staying active longer becasue i want to clean up "one more thing" Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:14:27 EST mid week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831063 1 more workday left. we have friday off. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:49:07 EST getting hyper http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830518 traveling this weekend to some realatives. dont live the drive time but i love visiting Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:05:40 EST craft project done http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829406 i normaly crochet in my car when i travel to visit relatives while my dh drives. it helps with mindelss eating on a 90 min (to see inlaws) - 3 hour car trip (almost all my relatives). I started a rectangular doily like thing for my mom. i used sparkly yarn for the end fringe so it should looke like snow. <BR> <BR> I will see my family next weekend and i wanted it done before we started driving. we did not see my inlaws this weekend or last weekend so i did not get any work done on it in... Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:55:01 EST plan b http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829262 dinner item was not unthawed. so i had a taco sald with some leftover beef/black bean mix. i used up my bell pepper, tomatoes and lettuce. did not go for (fat)/fast food and i used up the rest of my foods. Sun, 7 Dec 2014 20:33:47 EST simple saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828734 not much done but i did go to the store. Sat, 6 Dec 2014 18:26:39 EST 3 day weeked http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828311 i have monday off. woo goo. time to relac but get some work done. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 21:04:26 EST resume mistakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827788 i saw this in a job search artictle and thought..well Duh <BR> Mistake 5: Lies <BR> <BR> There are three big problems with lying: <BR> <BR> 1- You can easily get busted. The internet, reference checks, and people who worked at your company in the past can all reveal your fraud. <BR> 2- Lies follow you forever. Fib on your resume and 15 years later get a big promotion and are discovered? Fired. And try explaining that in your next interview. <BR> 3- Our moms taught us better. Seriou... Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:21:28 EST cook anyway http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827182 DH asked me if i wanted to order pizza. i was debating. i thought i would go exercise and let him order. i did a 10 min workout and it all of asudden hit me...the extra exercise will not help if i dont eat healthier. so i made homemade taco salad... measured the cheese portion, fresh tomatoes and lettuce, avacado, salsa, black beans (not refried) and lean meat Wed, 3 Dec 2014 21:24:52 EST To do http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826132 i want to start to do small cleaning tasks during the week do by the weekend i can do big projects. Tue, 2 Dec 2014 00:25:46 EST monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826020 pretty good day. some things did not work out right, but that was some of my lack of planning. oh well. it still worked out and i adjusted. Mon, 1 Dec 2014 20:33:26 EST FITBIT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824975 My DH decided to fgive me a fitbit for xmas but he was wondering if i would really like it so he gave it to me early. i used it for 1 day. i dont know if i will like to wear it so often but it was need to watch the miles climb as the day went on. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 01:34:25 EST movie night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824864 rented a movie and my DH made homemade pizza. simple enjopyable night Sat, 29 Nov 2014 20:40:44 EST Not shopping today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824074 I dont like black friday shopping. i dont like to fight crowds or to get up early. i work today so i get what is normally an easy day at the office. i prefer that. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:40:22 EST Be thankful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823925 Be thankful everyday. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:26:08 EST Irony of my Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823086 Was going to go to the library after work. The bakery is on the same street. I debated on getting something but the started laughing to myself. The book I wes going to pick up is called Mindless Eating- Why we eat more then we think. I decided to not stop at the bakery after all. So far the book saved me at least a couple hundred calories and I only read the title. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:45:10 EST Holiday mail for heroes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822565 I am late posting this. Normally i put it up on Vetrans Day. My workplace noramlly is a collection point. This year they are not so i was waiting to hear it posted and nothing was said. <BR> More info can be found here <BR> <link>www.redcross.org/support/get-involve<BR>d/holiday-mail-for-heroes </link> <BR> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:08:43 EST plan B, C, D and Etc http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821968 I use several websites that offer free ecercise videos. saturday night i found out some of my favorties were removed. so i was annoyed. they were 45-50 minutes long. when i woke up sunday morning i was crabby and decxided to stay in bed becasue i only had shorter videos that i do in the morning. <BR> later in the afternoon i was annoyed with myself because i realized i was just making an excuse and wasted time to complain. the fact is i could have checked some other sites or added some of my... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:46:56 EST gotta want it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821648 The first step to resisting temptation is wanting to. - quote from sparkpeople <BR> <BR> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:20:22 EST good day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821280 i love weekends. sleepy but still cleaned a bathroom and the kitchen. also did some yoga. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:52:55 EST bad habit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820848 i have a bad habit at work that i did not do at all today. it was actually not that hard. i can hopefully start up next week with the same attitude and keep doing it. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:12:35 EST get sweaty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820341 i love a good workout. now if i can get my snacking under control. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:49:27 EST almost gone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820324 i think my cough/chest problem is almost completly gone. i had a good workout tonight. was able to do some higher intense muffs. still need to get my ab strength back. but i am glad to be able to get back in action. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:22:55 EST midweek http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819727 2 more days till the weekend Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:42:15 EST Favorite quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819185 yesterday's journal quote - What is your favorite quote? Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:10:57 EST Still squating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818042 16 days of my plie challenge are done. i sometimes forget but then i make myself do it at the end of the day. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:48:16 EST I hate sweeping http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817535 i dont know why, but for some reason i hate sweeping the kitchen floor. i will wipe off every counter, hand wash dishes, wipe out the microwave, organize drawers, but for some reason i will seem to "forget" to sweep. not sure why i dislike it so much. but i avoid it at all costs. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 00:49:04 EST cramps from coughing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817447 my upper abs on the left side started to cramp up yesterday because i have beencoughing so much over the last 7 weeks. it hurts every time i cough or sneeze. i am thankful for heat and ice packs. <BR> <BR> update- warm tea before bed does help with muscle and lung tightness Sat, 15 Nov 2014 21:22:37 EST weekend is here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817001 time to sleep in and relax Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:04:56 EST Simple advice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815891 If you do something wrong, don't punish yourself -- change. <BR> <BR> dont waste time feeling bad. put your energy in preventing mistakes and finding ways to be successfull Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:53:30 EST Pratice patience http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815799 Today i had to wait in the line at the pharmacy to pick up some sudafed. i started getting impatient and i decided to try a mental exercise to reuse the time and it completly reset my attitude. i was in line for over 15 minutes but it felt a little relaxing because my mind went to my attitude of gratitude place. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:42:02 EST day off tomorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815157 sleep in and relax. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:25:44 EST caught up on squat challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814536 on squat challenge. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:20:17 EST squat challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813837 i am 1 day behind but i have a rest day tomorrow so i will get caught up. Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:41:31 EST energy drink flavors http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813263 Venom Energy Fruit Punch Death Adder- and <BR> Venom Energy Mango - Killer Taipan - <BR> The tasted good. but lots of sugar and caffine. <BR> <BR> to me the fun part is the drinks are named aftersnakes. since i am kind of geeky. i researched information on the 2 types snakes. Sat, 8 Nov 2014 20:33:47 EST energy drink experiment http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5812309 i bought a couple energy drinks. i have been tired from being sick and i wanted to try something tht would pump me up. the one i had today did not seem to help. will try the 2nd one tomorrow. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 01:13:07 EST midweek http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5811616 closer to the weekend. i am still sick and their is not much the NP can do about it. Many of the medicines i could take have worse side effects than my current symptoms. i cant wait till the cough, sore throat and muscus moving through my lungs is over. Wed, 5 Nov 2014 22:24:43 EST Habits of Highly Effective Exercisers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5810964 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=2012 </link> <BR> <BR> Find what works for you and do it. No excuses just enjoy it. Tue, 4 Nov 2014 21:53:09 EST pretty good monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5810307 i felt pretty good, i stayed positive, no coughing fits. did a little bit of munching during the day. came home did some cleaning then took a good nap. then exercised and ate supper (my dh cooked). so a oretty good day. Mon, 3 Nov 2014 22:03:43 EST