NANHBH's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NANHBH NANHBH'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/ June goals and June 1 Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938360 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd1c1453-ae1c-4e44-97b1-8c90cd82860d.gif"> <BR> <BR> June goals-- <BR> <BR> * Lose 1.6 pounds. Starting at 150.6. Going to 149. <BR> * Eat 300 calories fewer than I expend daily. <BR> * Get 10,000 steps daily. <BR> * Get 6 hours of sleep nightly. <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I will weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 6/01/15 150.6 <BR> 6/30/15 goal 149 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, 6/1 -- <BR> ... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 09:03:22 EST Day 31 of May Accountability - end of month stats http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937854 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7f1e09e2-e482-44ac-9c70-f32092305365.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May weigh-ins -- <BR> 5/01/15 - 152.8 <BR> 5/08/15 - 151.8 <BR> 5/15/15 = 153.0 <BR> 5/22/15 = 150.8 <BR> 5/29/15 = 150.0 <BR> 5/31/15 = 150.6 <BR> 5/31/15 goal 150.8 - Beat it by 0.2 pounds, but was even lower a couple of days ago. <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Sunday, 5/31 -- <BR> <em>29</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,426, burned 2,179. <BR> <em>248... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 11:34:05 EST Day 30 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937469 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d57b6f4b-c7e4-4aad-82ac-3f89aac18b62.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Saturday, 5/30 -- <BR> <em>334</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,901, burned 2,349. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,400. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:55. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a rainy, cold day. I worked on Saturday morning, so went to the health club after work to run ... Sun, 31 May 2015 20:50:51 EST Day 29 of May Accountabiilty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936981 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6708feb2-53fa-4656-9904-71287dc745cb.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Friday, 5/29 -- <BR> <em>198</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,121, burned 1,992. <BR> <em>40</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 9,180. <BR> <em>128</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:19. <BR> <BR> I have no excuse for the upside down calories. We went out for pizza with friends last night and I didn't have a... Sat, 30 May 2015 21:46:51 EST Day 28 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936201 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e2019d6d-9eec-43b6-8226-15c76974334d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01/15 - 152.8 <BR> 5/08/15 - 151.8 <BR> 5/15/15 = 153.0 <BR> 5/22/15 = 150.8 <BR> 5/29/15 = 150.0 <BR> 5/31/15 goal 150.8 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 5/28 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,668, burned 2,368. <BR> <em>24... Fri, 29 May 2015 10:09:20 EST Day 27 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935796 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/558ee288-1f6d-4135-a9db-0170daf4c778.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, 5/27 -- <BR> <em>198</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,765, burned 2,134. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,398. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:33. <BR> <BR> It was a pretty good day yesterday. My Sweetie is getting on board with watching his calories. We have coup... Thu, 28 May 2015 16:02:41 EST Day 26 of May Accontability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935190 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9321bbc1-3809-4175-acf0-4a3885714f15.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, 5/26 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,788, burned 2,388. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,066. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:08. <BR> <BR> I got my calories eaten vs calories burned numbers going the right way yesterday. Spin class started up again... Wed, 27 May 2015 13:46:24 EST Day 25 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934625 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1627f26-bda6-45d9-8f1a-5a6656e263d7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, 5/25 -- <BR> <em>15</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,890, burned 2,255. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 13,197. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:48. <BR> <BR> It was a fun and relaxing Memorial Day. My calories eaten vs. calories burned were upside down again. I treated... Tue, 26 May 2015 14:51:56 EST Day 24 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934131 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7b983c4e-8081-40aa-9e84-3b3ac55a55ff.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Sunday, 5/24 -- <BR> <em>29</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,204, burned 1,983. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,665. <BR> <em>104</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:35. <BR> <BR> Yesterday, we went to the Indianapolis 500 race. While I got 10,000 steps in for the day, it was from walking t... Mon, 25 May 2015 18:43:40 EST Day 23 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933711 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6feb0c47-00a1-4aef-8d02-dc27e3729a4a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Saturday, 5/23 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,547, burned 2,196. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,197. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:42. <BR> <BR> Saturday was a good day. I went for a nice 4-mile run in the morning. We drove to Lafayette, IN Saturday nig... Sun, 24 May 2015 23:20:06 EST Day 22 of May Accontability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933021 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/914ce697-4ba9-4606-933b-4e630d664a19.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Friday, 5/22 -- <BR> <em>4</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,898, burned 2,138. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,365. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:25. <BR> <BR> I exceeded my sleep goal last night. I love my weekends to sleep in! However, I was over on my calorie goal yest... Sat, 23 May 2015 12:44:36 EST Day 21 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932644 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ca34e8b4-fae5-4af2-acfe-15f0965444b2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01/15 - 152.8 <BR> 5/08/15 - 151.8 <BR> 5/15/15 = 153.0 <BR> 5/22/15 = 150.8 <BR> 5/31/15 goal 150.8 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 5/21 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,651, burned 2,267. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at leas... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:55:11 EST Day 20 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932060 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c16277c-1e86-4ebf-bf85-3af546b70164.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, 5/20 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,776, burned 2,292. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,327. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:11. <BR> <BR> Wednesday, we went downtown Chicago to meet a friend from Utah who was in town on business. We met for dinne... Thu, 21 May 2015 14:53:17 EST Day 19 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931353 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7a308a4-f3e2-44a7-acd3-84654bb2c9d5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, 5/19 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,552, burned 2,197. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 13,211. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:35. <BR> <BR> OK, so about that sleep thing - I have no excuse. I'd like to say that it's because I stayed up til 1am watchi... Wed, 20 May 2015 11:16:09 EST Day 18 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930935 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bdb9116f-208c-4990-b2e1-781d508cade1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, 5/18 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,731, burned 2,582. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 16,740. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:44. <BR> <BR> Monday was a great day. I ran 3.5 miles around campus followed by the evil stadium stair climbing. That cranked... Tue, 19 May 2015 17:18:19 EST Day 17 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930304 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40a0299b-9abf-4da2-80cc-03d405e3ca5b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Sunday, 5/17 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,529, burned 2,309. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 14,544. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:53. <BR> <BR> Sunday was a much better day than Saturday. I feel like I made up for being such a slug on Saturday. Lots more ... Mon, 18 May 2015 16:41:02 EST Day 16 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929844 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/71c43fcf-153f-480c-a7b1-58950f231e10.png"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Saturday, 5/16 -- <BR> <em>4</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,757, burned 1,702. <BR> <em>28</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 5,582. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:54. <BR> <BR> Saturday was a rest day. I had a seminar in the morning. I had a very restless night on Friday night with my achi... Sun, 17 May 2015 21:56:26 EST Day 15 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929355 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e998d4fb-96ea-4bcc-8131-7e54d6bb8d71.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Friday, 5/15 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 500 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,881, burned 2,404. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 15,096. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. In bed for 7:16, but not a restful sleep. <BR> <BR> Much better day today. I stayed at school last night to assist with crowd contr... Sat, 16 May 2015 23:18:35 EST Day 14 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928584 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b70b3d3-dcd3-4063-83a1-96c683582fb8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01/15 - 152.8 <BR> 5/08/15 - 151.8 <BR> 5/15/15 = 153.0 <BR> 5/31/15 goal 150.8 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 5/14 -- <BR> <em>4</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,929, burned 2,211. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. G... Fri, 15 May 2015 10:58:57 EST Day 13 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928066 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e053707e-b1dd-472d-8695-c37c1a2ad713.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, 5/13 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,820, burned 2,265. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,237. <BR> <em>128</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:14. <BR> <BR> Last night was my last spin class for the semester. The teacher really made it a kick-butt class. I loved i... Thu, 14 May 2015 12:06:03 EST Day 12 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927439 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/062eac10-b003-406e-9142-b521e6339312.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, 5/12 -- <BR> <em>4</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,502, burned 2,575. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 13,587. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:25. <BR> <BR> We had a going away party at school yesterday - pretty much all junk food. I caved and ate too much. Tried to m... Wed, 13 May 2015 10:17:58 EST Day 11 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927003 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f0d00ff8-038f-4a98-9a58-05c1646eb51e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, 5/11 -- <BR> <em>4</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,223, burned 2,221. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,824. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:46. <BR> <BR> It was a high calorie day, but not really unhealthy food. I went to lunch with my former boss and ordered a sala... Tue, 12 May 2015 14:19:38 EST Day 10 of May Accountability & Mother's Day Feelings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926246 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l130498014.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Sunday, 5/10 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,687, burned 2,193. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,864. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:37. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was Mother's Day. The above photo is my Mom and me many years ago - at least 10 years ago, because that's how long she's bee... Mon, 11 May 2015 09:39:28 EST Day 9 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925697 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2046004228.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Saturday, 5/9 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,691, burned 2,193. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,662. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:33. <BR> <BR> Saturday morning was cool and muggy, but it felt great to be out in nature running. We've had a lot of rain, so my Riverwalk running... Sun, 10 May 2015 09:23:50 EST Day 8 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925419 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1511757213.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Friday, 5/8 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,805, burned 2,261. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,177. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:40. <BR> <BR> My first outdoor triathlon is 5 weeks away. Friday was my run day. It was a cool, damp morning as I drove to the health club at school... Sat, 9 May 2015 17:54:58 EST Day 7 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924888 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1954168200.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01/15 - 152.8 <BR> 5/08/15 - 151.8 <BR> 5/31/15 goal 150.8 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Thursday, 5/7 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,883, burned 2,299. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,564. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at le... Fri, 8 May 2015 15:03:53 EST Day 6 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924241 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1909492746.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Wednesday, 5/6 -- <BR> <em>4</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,257, burned 2,524. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,797. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:00. <BR> <BR> Yesterday I chose to eat one and a half of those large bagels from Panera at lunch and break - figuring it was my heavy workout day ... Thu, 7 May 2015 11:18:02 EST Day 5 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923595 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l684692932.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Tuesday, 5/5 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,693, burned 2,312. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,576. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:08. <BR> <BR> Tuesday was Cinco de Mayo. I have fond memories of spending this date in Cancun 8 years ago. This year, my Sweetie and I celebrated w... Wed, 6 May 2015 10:02:27 EST Day 4 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923033 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2135213056.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Monday, 5/4 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,005, burned 2,687. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 13,164. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:38. <BR> <BR> Monday was a great day. I have spinning and weight training classes, and both those teachers kick our butts! I do not work out that ha... Tue, 5 May 2015 11:43:47 EST Day 3 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922420 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l406559953.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Sunday, 5/3 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 1,710, burned 2,027. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,420. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:50. <BR> <BR> Yesterday, I got in a 10-mile bike ride before the rain started. And got to bed earlier than usual for me. I even woke up before the a... Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:26 EST Day 2 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921773 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l182298971.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May goals-- <BR> <BR> * Lose 2 more pounds. Starting at 152.8. Going to 150.8. <BR> * Eat 300 calories fewer than I expend daily. <BR> * Get 10,000 steps daily. <BR> * Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Saturday, 5/2 -- <BR> <em>292</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,068, burned 2,355. Close, but no Kewpie doll. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 ... Sun, 3 May 2015 11:16:15 EST May Goals and Day 1 of May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921395 May goals-- <BR> <BR> * Lose 2 more pounds. Starting at 152.8. Going to 150.8. <BR> * Eat 300 calories fewer than I expend daily. <BR> * Get 10,000 steps daily. <BR> * Get 6.5 hours of sleep nightly. <BR> <BR> Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 5/01/15 152.8 <BR> 5/31/15 goal 150.8 <BR> <BR> Here's how I did for Friday, 5/1 -- <BR> <em>198</em> Eat 300 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,185, bu... Sat, 2 May 2015 16:08:21 EST Day 30 of April Accountability - Met my goal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920913 Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 4/01/15 - 156.0 <BR> 4/03/15 - 155.0 (Got to be water weight loss. Who loses 1 pound in 2 days?) <BR> 4/10/15 - 155.8 (Up 0.8. Too many birthday celebrations this week.) <BR> 4/17/15 - 154.6 (Down 1.2. Now we're going in the right direction.) <BR> 4/24/15 - 153.0 (Down 1.6. Met my goal with a couple of days to spare!) <BR> 4/30/15 - 152.8 (Down 0.2) <BR> 4/30/15 goal 153.0 <BR> ... Fri, 1 May 2015 16:37:02 EST Day 29 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920345 Day 29 results for Wednesday, 4/29 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/29 range = 2,072 - 2,422. I ate 1,829, burned 2,644. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,572. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. Yep. I'm committed to making my goal this month! <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:29. <BR> <BR> It's always a balancing act for me. I seem to be doing well ... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:36:45 EST Day 28 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919632 Day 28 results for Tuesday, 4/28 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/28 range = 1,741 - 2,091. I ate 1,845, burned 2,300. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 11,557. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. Yep, practiced portion control. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:59. So close! I could have hit the snooze to make it work, but that's cheating. <BR> <BR> On ... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:11:41 EST Day 27 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919197 Day 27 results for Monday, 4/27 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/27 range = 1,803 - 2,153. I ate 1,811, burned 2,638. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,910. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. I made conscious choices. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:20. <BR> <BR> It's great to be back in my routine! The weekend was very busy and a lot of fun. But ... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:50:56 EST Day 26 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918413 Day 26 results for Sunday, 4/26 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>198</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/26 range = 1,260 - 1,610. I ate 1,707, burned 1,829. <BR> <em>386</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 5,580. <BR> <em>4</em> Eat mindfully. I made conscious choices. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:26. <BR> <BR> Yesterday, I attended the White Sox game. It was a full game plus the completion of a ra... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:26:44 EST Day 25 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917894 Day 25 results for Saturday, 4/25 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>29</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/25 range = 1,675 - 2,025. I ate 2,762, burned 1,745. <BR> <em>386</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 4,358. <BR> <em>15</em> Eat mindfully. No. <BR> <em>128</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:03. <BR> <BR> Yesterday, it poured rain all day. I was in a seminar for 8 hours, then attended a retirement party in the e... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:46:31 EST Day 24 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917714 Day 24 results for Friday, 4/24 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/24 range = 1,645 - 1,995. I ate 1,497, burned 2,177. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,013. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. I did. <BR> <em>128</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 8:03. <BR> <BR> It's late. I've been in a seminar all day and retirement party tonight. Just wanted to get the accountab... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:06:27 EST Day 23 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916976 Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 4/01/15 - 156.0 <BR> 4/03/15 - 155.0 (Got to be water weight loss. Who loses 1 pound in 2 days?) <BR> 4/10/15 - 155.8 (Up 0.8. Too many birthday celebrations this week.) <BR> 4/17/15 - 154.6 (Down 1.2. Now we're going in the right direction.) <BR> 4/24/15 - 153.0 (Down 1.6. Met my goal with a couple of days to spare!) <BR> 4/30/15 goal 153.0 <BR> <BR> Day 23 results for Thursda... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:15:20 EST Day 22 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916569 Day 22 results for Wednesday, 4/22 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/22 range = 1,764-2,114. I ate 2,000, burned 2,440. (Burned calories come from my Fitbit, which includes basal metabolic calories burned as well as exercise calories burned.) <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 13,034. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. Yes. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 7:... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:33:30 EST Day 21 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915762 Day 21 results for Tuesday, 4/21 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/21 range = 1,759 - 2,109. I ate 1,476, burned 2,298. (Burned calories come from my Fitbit, which includes basal metabolic calories burned as well as exercise calories burned.) <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,633. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. Sure did. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. G... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:40:29 EST Day 20 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915461 Day 20 results for Monday, 4/20 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/20 range = 1,961 - 2,311. I ate 1,714, burned 2,377. (Burned calories come from my Fitbit, which includes basal metabolic calories burned as well as exercise calories burned.) <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 11,939. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. Yep. <BR> <em>198</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:5... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:09:51 EST Day 19 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914502 Day 19 results for Sunday, 4/19 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/19 range = 1,450 - 1,800. I ate 1,744, burned 1,869. (Burned calories come from my Fitbit, which includes basal metabolic calories burned as well as exercise calories burned.) <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,757. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. Yep. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 6:3... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:52:56 EST Day 18 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913913 Day 18 results for Saturday, 4/18 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/18 range = 1,911 - 2,261. I ate 2,229, burned 2,340. (Burned calories come from my Fitbit, which includes basal metabolic calories burned as well as exercise calories burned.) <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 17,779. <BR> <em>38</em> Eat mindfully. Let's say that I ate consciously, but wasn't very mindful of my calories... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:50:45 EST Day 17 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913715 Day 17 results for Friday, 4/17 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/17 range = 1,505 - 1,855. I ate 1,636, burned 2,164. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 10,931. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. I did. <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:22. <BR> <BR> I have to say that knowing I will be accountable in this blog is definitely helping me be more conscious... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:42:45 EST Day 16 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912940 Here's where I'm at and where I'm going. I'm only going to report my weigh-in weekly, usually on Friday - <BR> 4/1/15 - 156.0 <BR> 4/3/15 - 155.0 (Got to be water weight loss. Who loses 1 pound in 2 days?) <BR> 4/10/15 - 155.8 (Up 0.8. Too many retirement & birthday celebrations this week.) <BR> 4/17/15 - 154.6 (Down 1.2. Now we're going in the right direction.) <BR> 4/30/15 goal 153.0 <BR> <BR> Day 16 results for Thursday, 4/16 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> ... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:47:21 EST Day 15 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912292 Day 15 results for Wednesday, 4/15 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/15 range = 2,047 - 2,397. I ate 1,668, burned 2,688. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,228. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. I did, thanks to the kick in the butt from JoyInKy! <BR> <em>102</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep nightly. Got 5:11 last night. I had both spin and weight training classes last night fol... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:37:54 EST Day 14 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911819 Day 14 results for Tuesday, 4/14 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>29</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/14 range = 1,503 - 1,853. I ate 2,346, burned 2,180. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 11,313. <BR> <em>4</em> Eat mindfully. I was conscious of what I was eating, but didn't look at/didn't know my food plan for the whole day. I work in the college Library and Tuesday was National Library Workers' Day. Our associate dean ... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:18:59 EST Day 13 of April Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911084 Day 13 results for Monday, 4/13 -- <BR> <em>248</em> Log my food daily. Done. <BR> <em>248</em> Stay within my Spark calorie range. 4/13 range = 2,092 - 2,442. I ate 2,076, burned 2,707. <BR> <em>248</em> Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Got 12,408. <BR> <em>248</em> Eat mindfully. I did eat mindfully. I had a snack of shelled sunflower seeds. It was within my calorie budget, but put me way over on fat grams for the day. <BR> <em>248</em> Get at least 6 hours of sleep ... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:49:54 EST