JSEARING's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JSEARING JSEARING'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/ New year new goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840277 strength and flexibility are two primary goals. I also want to take off 30 lbs by August 1, 2015. I know I can do it with spark tracking. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 01:17:00 EST Fill in the blank http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5596298 I am thankful for my career because I get to make a difference and meet/ work with/ serve wonderful people every day. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:02:38 EST Fuel http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5593104 Before a big run I need caffeine and protein. Eggs or peanut better both work great for me. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 01:34:27 EST One extra hour http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5588782 Definitely would spend it exercising outside!! Fri, 10 Jan 2014 02:09:43 EST Disappointed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5587609 With myself. When I am thin everything looks great and I feel great ! Thu, 9 Jan 2014 01:37:52 EST Someday I will not be able to run http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5586380 Today is not that day! Wed, 8 Jan 2014 01:09:31 EST Beneficiaries http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5583807 Katie and puppies got lots of exercise today. Mon, 6 Jan 2014 02:14:10 EST I am dripping wet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5582527 I know I have had a good work out when I am dripping wet and when I feel more energized after the workout. Sun, 5 Jan 2014 00:33:19 EST One more hour http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5580170 I would definitely spend it exercising. I just need to get out of bed when my alam goes off. Tomorrow I will go to the office and use the treadmill if it is raining. If it is not raining I will take the girls for a run. Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:44:39 EST Hydrate! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5578052 Drank too much. Starting new year with copious amounts of water. Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:27:49 EST Push up challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576160 Did 2 sets of 12 incline plank push-ups. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:10:50 EST Getting nervous http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5575156 My resolution is to not use the scale to measure success. I am nervous. I weigh myself compulsively. I plan to measure my waist and do the push up challenge monthly. Sun, 29 Dec 2013 23:49:03 EST Jumping back in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5572504 I rejoined spark coaching. I have regained 15 pounds and want to go back down. <BR> <BR> New year's resolution. Weigh myself 1/1/2014 and then not again until 12/31/2014. <BR> <BR> Measuring success with measuring tape, running pace, minutes of exercise and nutrition goals met. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:18:20 EST Quick dinner http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5404164 Best quick dinner. Bag of salad tossed with light ceasar dressing topped with 1/2 grilled chicken breast! Yum!! Fri, 28 Jun 2013 01:09:36 EST Advocare is working for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4487483 It is a plan, and I like a plan. I am not hungry. I have lots of energy for working out. I generally feel pretty great. Could be psychological but who cares!? Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:06:42 EST Part of the solution http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4183029 I'm riding the bus now for normal commutes if I don't need my car during the day. As soon as it gets warmer I will walk from home to the bus and back. <BR> <BR> Mom passed out tonight and went to urgent care. She is home and ok now. Fri, 22 Apr 2011 01:55:13 EST On track to 13.1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4178296 Ran 10.78 miles on Sunday. 30 min on elliptical at Bellvue 24 hour fitness before dinner with friends. Got out of bed and ran the loop this morning. All good choices. Even had calories left at end of day to enjoy a brownie. <BR> <BR> Really finding sharing meals helps keep calories under control when eating out. Wed, 20 Apr 2011 01:00:46 EST All the smart choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4148338 I am focusing on one day at a time. Today I did not have a cupcake from the break room for second breakfast. I also had my chicken dog sans the giant bun. Good choices. I also sleep in to get a full 8 and ran the loop after work in 45 minutes with two Laila poo breaks with backtracks to trash cans. All good today. Tracked everything that crossed my lips. Thu, 7 Apr 2011 00:22:22 EST Lent commitment http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4059391 For the 40 days of Lent I will <BR> 1) journal my food <BR> 2) do my 1/2marathon training and journal it <BR> 3) track water intake <BR> 4) do Spark Trivia everyday <BR> 5) get my daily spark log in points <BR> 6) release my time on Friday before I go home <em>306</em> Wed, 2 Mar 2011 01:39:00 EST First cold. Of the new year : ( http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3881730 I even went outside to walk or run but felt awful so came back inside and watched a movie. I didn't snack though because I don't even Geelong good enough for that. Sun, 2 Jan 2011 20:11:15 EST Happy Winter Solstice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3856836 Running with the beautiful Chistmas lights on the longest night of the year makes me smile! It makes it a little more enjoyable to get out the door. I wish we left them up until it was light out evenings and mornings. Tue, 21 Dec 2010 23:48:08 EST Monday winnelr of BL3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3568199 I lost 6 pounds this week. Creating an honest deficit everyday worked! Yea! Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:20:41 EST Day 5 great hike tp Mason Lake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3561277 Hiked to Mason lake with Jifff, Deger, and Laila it was a beautiful day and took about 3hrs round trip. Great calorie burn. Made good light farfalle dinner. Went grocery shopping for health food for the week. Good day today. Now just need to keep making good decisions. Sat, 21 Aug 2010 23:18:33 EST Day 4 and still counting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3558935 Sur rich and Andy came over for BBQ and drinks. I had a couple but drank lots of water. Ate kettle chips which tasted wonderful but really didn't need. Oh well I ran a quick 30 minutes so calories in less calories burned was a deficit for the day. The streak continues! Sat, 21 Aug 2010 01:11:49 EST Fun with vertigo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3555583 Weird day. I had a plugged ear ( no I have not been swimming). Mostly it was just a little uncomfortable. Then, about 3pm I got vertigo. Really weird. It was like walking on a ship. It is also an appetite killer just ate some leftover delite pizza and some apple. Also skipped the after work run. I will make up for it tomorrow. Still on a streak and accounting for a 4th deficit day in a row. <em>9</em> Thu, 19 Aug 2010 23:54:16 EST Day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3552285 Made all good food decisions today. Loved the blog how one gooD decision leads to another good decision and how bad decisions work the same way. The key is to make the next decision a good one. Let go of past ones that were bad. And don't worry about how many future decisions you have to make. <BR> <BR> Hiked rattlesnake Ridge after work tonight. Beautiful night. Went with the Birdseys and Randy. Laila the bully dog. Pinned the Eddie Bauer corporate puppy. Cute black lab. He didn't li... Thu, 19 Aug 2010 00:45:27 EST Accounting for health http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3548889 Ok as an accountant you would think numbers would be my thing. Calories burned (BMR + exercise) - calories eaten = Calorie deficit. Add up the calorie deficits and every time I get to 3,500 I should loose a pound. For the next 10 weeks I am going to be OCD about logging everything I eat or drink into my iPhone. Let's see if the theory is in fact true. Wed, 18 Aug 2010 01:25:27 EST