MERTNESS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MERTNESS MERTNESS'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/ Health Magazine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5258274 The March issue of Health just came out. I'm on page 66. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 04:16:58 EST As Close As I'm Gonna Get http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3874499 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5/l750522758.jpg">So...I'm 35 today and still 18 pounds away from my goal; I guess I'm as close as I'm gonna get for 2010. :) The scale says the same thing it said the other day, and the other day before that...I'll confess I was hoping that I would wake up today, get on the scale, and find that it had magically dropped a pound (or two), but no such luck. :) Anyway, here is what I consider a semi flattering picture, since I haven't posted o... Fri, 31 Dec 2010 14:51:53 EST FINISHED! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3851725 The first 7 miles weren’t bad, the next 3 were a little more difficult, especially when I started feeling some mild, persistent pain in my right calf, and the last 3 miles were an exercise in self-loathing. <BR> <BR> Last night I looked up the weather forecast for today, it predicted a 100% chance of rain from 10:00-11:00AM (the race started at 10:30), 90% by noon and 80% by 1:00—the forecast was correct on all accounts. Temperatures were supposed to start out at about 37 degrees and reach ... Sun, 19 Dec 2010 03:37:42 EST The Final Countdown http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3837936 So there’s about four weeks left to my 35th birthday (December 31st), the day I set in my sights as the marker for finishing my goal to lose 140 pounds. At the moment I am 25 pounds away from my final goal. The reality is that I’m not going to get all 140 pounds lost by my birthday, but when I started the process of trying to lose weight and inculcating healthier habits into my lifestyle, I tried to make projected allowances for life and the ultimate lack of control one sometimes has over one... Sat, 11 Dec 2010 12:29:48 EST Abstinence http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3660554 <link>mertness.blogspot.com/2010/08/food-a<BR>bstinence-farewell-chocolate.html </link> Wed, 22 Sep 2010 06:54:44 EST Motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3660486 <link>mertness.blogspot.com/2010/09/motiva<BR>tion.html </link> Wed, 22 Sep 2010 05:48:49 EST