LIFEONPARADE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LIFEONPARADE LIFEONPARADE'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/ It's Okay To Huff & Puff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5478716 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1204146987.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'll be the first person to admit that I am extremely out of shape. I've always been in some time of sport since high school, and so even when I was bigger, I still was in much better shape than I am now. It's to the point where I get out of breath when climbing up two or three flights of stairs. <BR> <BR> Coming from an athletic background, it's embarrassing that I let myself go so much. So I used to be very sel... Sat, 7 Sep 2013 14:27:48 EST Take THAT Sleeping In! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5477963 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l723145538.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So this morning was the first in a long time that I actually woke up and didn't snooze my alarm. Because I get up later than I should, my breakfast suffers for it. This morning I woke up and felt great. I had the best intentions to make a hot breakfast, but I settled for some fruit and toast instead. Even though I didn't eat what I planned I felt much more refreshed on my way to work and my body was more energized ... Fri, 6 Sep 2013 16:17:56 EST Doughnuts, Doughnuts, Doughnuts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476915 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1465804959.jpg"> <BR> <BR> In my office, my department is infamous for being the 'snack' department. On any given week we have doughnuts, bagels, pizza, etc... It's easy to stay on board on the few days that these little goodies aren't around, but on days like today, it's hard. So far I've had 2 doughnuts that I absolutely didn't need. I have a soft spot for desserts (candy not so much). <BR> <BR> I need to focus on breaking old habits li... Thu, 5 Sep 2013 15:26:12 EST