IMREITE's SparkPeople Blog IMREITE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community not bad was mentally occupied today so the day went by fast. we were not busy all day, but my mind was occupied so the day flew by. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:09:40 EST Free Smoothie At work their were coupons for asmoothie place. not bad, but i would not go back. they also give you a shot of aloe juice amd am herbal tea when you get a smoothie. It was jsut wierd. there was loud music, and it was a busy place. they had a guest concierge desk. when i want a smoothie, all i want is a smoothie. the aloe juice and tea that were soupposed to "aid digestion", ironically did not settle well in my stomach. The place was too busy for me. I am not planning to go back, but i will... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:48:45 EST 30 day squat challenge - Finished Saturday evening i finished! did not skip any days (there were 7 scheduled rest days) nor skip reps. <BR> Will be traveling sunday so will be sitting in a car for about 3 hours. i alrady have some workout videos ready for a quick am workout. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:51:11 EST lazy sat not so lazy, but it just took a while to get going. did 3 miles workout in the morning. then it took me a while before i got going. after that, but i did do some cleaning. i tackles the shower in the small bathroom. the air circulation is not so good so mildew and mold thrive. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:20:11 EST 3 day weekend i have monday off- woo hoo. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:52:48 EST 3 days left 3 days left of the 30 day squat challenge- extra bonus: thursday is a rest day. debating on skipping it so i can end a day early. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:15:03 EST mid week met a small goal. have to keep going to make it a habit again. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:21:58 EST workout first light meal afterwards. normally i eat first and then dont feel digested enough to get an intense workout. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:12:55 EST melon fest melons are on sale this week. my skin is goingh to love this. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:25:44 EST Caught up- day 24 All caught up on my squat challenge. i was behind but did not do a rest day today. <BR> 5 more actice days and 1 rest day. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:32:24 EST 12 years <em>511</em> + <em>509</em> <em>509</em> <BR> 12 anniversery today Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:17:51 EST humid but still got a lot of stuff done outside Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:37:18 EST squat challenge i was out of town. When i came home, i was tired and not feeling well. so i missed a couple days. I started again last night. i have 18.5 days done. i have 1 set to finish and then i will play catch up on the days i missed. i plan to be caught back up by the end of the weekend. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:03:15 EST better day still sleepy but not too crabby. way better then yesterday Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:29:55 EST lay offs about 60 of my coworkers were laid off this week. There are rumors that there are more coming. of course management has said nothing about any of it which makes them not trustworthy. time to update the resume just in case. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 21:10:17 EST Massage day i had the 2nd of my 3 massage package today. 1 more left. this was a great deal Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:52:18 EST family visit Wish i had a more time off. it was wonderful. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 21:29:59 EST on the road out of town till monday afternoon Sat, 5 Jul 2014 02:52:05 EST reunion weekend seeing familythis weekend. got some baking to do and some cleaning before being away from home. Thu, 3 Jul 2014 21:25:56 EST time to go have some cleanig to do Wed, 2 Jul 2014 21:28:06 EST last day for june still doing my squat challenge, but struggling with meals Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:27:45 EST nice weather good breeze and got some outdoor work done. to bad more days cant be like this. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:34:28 EST 30 day squat challenge i am on dy 9 <BR> <link><BR>llenge-31141646 </link> <BR> <BR> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:35:11 EST day 8 Day 8 of 30 day squat challenge finished. i almost forgot the other night but i am going to keep doing it. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:57:22 EST week 1 of challenge almost done with week 1 of the challenge. did not eat the best. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:59:59 EST weekend almost the weekend. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:47:07 EST They are too small I admit it. A couple years ago i had 3 pairs of denim shorts and 4 pairs of dress shorts that fit well. They were a bit baggy. last year we could not wear shorts to work so i did not notice that they did not fit. i always figured i was just bloated. but they most certainly, did not fit. dang it. <BR> <BR> on monday i tried them on again. They are still too small. I do not want to buy new shorts, so i am trying to use it as a reminder to eat more mindfully so i can drop the weight so they ... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:10:53 EST beware of crabs a few people were crabby today. i always want to give my 2 cents, but i decided to keep my mouth shut and let them vent. The ended up getting snippy with someone else. glad i stayed out of it. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:33:47 EST when i want it when i want something but dont feel like working for it, i need to remember - <BR> "Don't have a wishbone where your backbone should be!" <BR> <BR> <BR> all the great dreamers that accomlished their goals worked hard for it. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:42:23 EST Squat challenge 30 day i am on day 3 <BR> <link><BR>llenge-31141646 </link> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:43:03 EST when i stumble I will get back up. <BR> A "lapse" does not mean collapse. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:34:35 EST 3 day weekend i have monday off Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:00:07 EST 5% challenge starting soon looking forward to commiting to this challenge Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:55:19 EST storms bring on the rain! then i dont' have to water my garden Tue, 17 Jun 2014 01:02:55 EST spa day masage tuesday night after work- looking forward to it Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:47:08 EST knowing versus doing on thursday i met with a nurse at work as part of our healthy living program. i knew all the technical information about what she told me. i was even able to add to it. i know what to do, what resources help do it, different ways to stay motivated. I am smart enough. She commented that "if it was easy, then everyone would do it." then on friday i read something that said we have a lot of education and knowledge not the wisdom- the practical applicaton/ experience to follow through and make... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 02:15:12 EST great weather not to hot, nice breeze. gret day to be in my garden. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:45:46 EST spa package <em>244</em> <BR> a local spa has a package that has , 1-hour massages for $100. less thn $35 a piece. so awesome. <BR> <BR> the other good part- i used the check card for this. DH and i paid off all our Credit debt, so we are putting money into savings so i no longer worry about certain expenses. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:08:11 EST have to go do it time to get off my butt now Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:11:01 EST ldl - desirable i had 2 blod tests since feb but the machine would not give me an LDL result. i needed the number to get adiscount on my insurance. my blood sugar, pressure, HDL and cholestarol are all good. <BR> <BR> had the 3rd test yesterday and the machine worked right. now it is official- all my numbers except triglycerides are in the desirable category. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:10:30 EST half done have friday off. have 2 more work days. then a 3 day weekend Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:30:25 EST smurfs my favorite show when i was a kid <link> </link> Mon, 9 Jun 2014 00:47:19 EST making lists i did the things i wrote down on my list, Sun, 8 Jun 2014 20:47:13 EST goal met Dh and i walked 5k today. finished 1 hour and 2 minutes. we walked leisurely. it was a nice day, great weather and the volunteers were very motivating. Sat, 7 Jun 2014 21:03:20 EST tomorrow is the day <link><BR>s/Events/ThedaCare%20Run%205K%20Run%20<BR>Walk.aspx </link> Fri, 6 Jun 2014 21:40:43 EST 1st 5k DH and i will be doing our first 5k this saturday. the weather is supposed to be beautiful. i have done a dew 5 mile walks as part of fundraisers when i was in middle and high school. i still walk 3-4 miles without any issues. I am looking forward to it. i hope my Dh's back does not hurt to much. He is prone to back problems. Thu, 5 Jun 2014 21:37:56 EST drama ok on tv, but sucks in real life. Wed, 4 Jun 2014 22:31:21 EST so busy, so grumpy we have been swamped last 2 days at work. at least i am hourly so i dont have to bring it home. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 21:37:34 EST monday i said no to at least two temptations today. i still mentally distract easy. but otherwise i kept a pretty good attitude all day. Mon, 2 Jun 2014 22:07:24 EST Best Version Be the best version of yourself. Sat, 31 May 2014 20:37:54 EST