NEWSWEETBREEZES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NEWSWEETBREEZES NEWSWEETBREEZES'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/ Not Giving Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638251 I was going to wait but I have chosen that it's time to share my progress: <BR> <BR> I have been working through a Concussion Syndrome & Cervegogenic Dizzynesss Syndrome for last 14 months therefore no exercise, and amazingly I have lost the weight that I had gained due to the injury. So I am proud to say that at least I have gained some control of my Heath. I have lost 25 pounds since I started my commitment to me January2011 when I reached 204.5 pounds and shortly after that I found Spark... Mon, 3 Mar 2014 06:36:13 EST Almost another year has passed but I am still alive and kicking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5565399 I have not been on the Sparkpeople sight since August. I have continued to work through a concussion I received last December 27. It has been a year where I ended up gaining all my weight back but since July I have re-lost 15 pounds by taking control of my eating. <BR> <BR> I started a specialized physiotherapy 6 weeks ago for concussion symptoms dizziness, nausea and headache. I am seeing a difference and hoping for change to continue. <BR> I still got a long ways to go with healing but I... Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:17:20 EST Why am I not seeing my work pay off on the Scales? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5430878 For last 3 weeks I have ate clean and tracked my food. <BR> I have been drinking 70 Oz of water everyday. <BR> I am coming back from a concussion where I have had to lie down for the last 6 months. So when I started really eating cleanly the last 3 weeks and started exercising ehich I started with a 10 min Fat Blasting Video, added walking and started doing strengthing exercises, I really thought I would see a drop on the scale, and no drop in inches on my body. <BR> I have not lost anythin... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:49:50 EST My Son Graduated from High School! I am happy that I could Dance with him! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5407715 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l845343164.jpg">I am very proud of my sun graduating from High School. <BR> I was so happy I was their for his graduation and I was able to have the Parent dance with him. It was so special. <BR> <BR> I have been dealing with a bad concussion for 6 months, but I am so thankful I was strong enough to attend his graduation. <BR> <BR> I have been tracking my nutrition daily. I am happy with myself, that I am in control of what I eat. I have... Mon, 1 Jul 2013 17:36:15 EST YEY! 6.5 pounds down boy I needed to see that!! April 13 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5322159 Hi everyone , since last Friday I have tracked my food and I ask my self every time I eat something "Is this food the most nutritious and can feed my body." <BR> <BR> Before this past week to fill me up with new energy. I have been doing a lot of reading regarding organic food and I have added food to my diet that I never ate before example avacotos, different seeds . I have been adding nuts and beans for my proteen instead of cheeze. I am making sure I am getting green vegtables everyday. <... Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:40:23 EST Battling and Winning /Post Concussion Syndrome http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5295293 Hi their I have not been on here for a while as I had a concussion and currently off work. Doctor said with post concussion syndrome it takes sometimes a long time before things gets better. So I have been doing Physiotherapy trying to increase my tolerance for sitting as I am laying down to be most comfortable. I have had a headache, dizziness, stomach sick plus pain in neck and back since dec 27,2013 . What happened was that I slipped on ice and fell backwards and hit the back of my head ... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:27:57 EST Formula working again! 11 pounds lost! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5160337 Not sure why I was not loosing weight when I was walking for consistent 2 months average 6 Kms x 6 days a week . I was tracking my food keeping my calorie range on the higher side 1500 calories. <BR> <BR> Over the last 2 weeks I stopped walking as it got very busy with christmas and it got cold and lost motivation , HOWEVER a funny think happened I have lost 11 pounds since Nov 10 2012. CRAZY !!!!! I have continued to track my food but I have to say that I am keeping my calorie range on ... Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:54:55 EST WHY? working hard for the whole month no weight loss. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5126221 64.08 kms walked for the full month of October. Tracking My Food <BR> WHY am I not loosing weight ? <BR> <BR> So far for November I have walked 34.8 kms and Tracking My Food <BR> <BR> GRRR!!! I the bright side I am getting back in shape and no shin splints so far. <BR> My angles caves little sore but not getting any worse. Tue, 6 Nov 2012 13:37:23 EST This Week I had my first date in 6 years. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5107260 It was a great date, it started at Chapters over Latte's with lots of conversation, it went so well we continued with a movie that we both enjoyed . He is from the other side of my province but I had to go there because I had meeting to go to. <BR> <BR> He found me on face book . He went to the same High School I went to and so found me on one of my friends Face Book page. He and I have shared a few messages back and forth and at one point he said he thought I was always gorgeous. So when... Sun, 21 Oct 2012 16:20:17 EST I VOW that I will show up for work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5093069 I just read a blog some where here on spark people, and it said that her success was because she treated her loosing weight and getting healthy as a job and then she said the most powerful thing, <BR> "She always shows up to work". <BR> <BR> So when she has to go to grocery store she shows up for work, when it is work out time she shows up!!!! <BR> <BR> Is that wicked or what. <BR> <BR> I VOW that this saying will stick with me forever. Tue, 9 Oct 2012 18:34:43 EST Walking in the rain QUACK QUACK!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5091359 Went for a walk 4.07 Kms in 49mins. So nice to have my shins healed up and now slowly get back to my running. So I increased the distance and slowed down my pace. Saturday I did 3.48km in 40mins 56sec . So I increased by aprox half and KM so I think that is good. I will try to do this amount for the rest of this week and maybe increase on saturday. <BR> <BR> The longer I was walking in rain, the more relaxed I was, did not want to come in. I almost started Quacking like the ducks on th... Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:44:19 EST Had a great week ! Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5088808 Walked Sunday 3.04 km -35 min 29 s <BR> Rested Monday <BR> Walked Tuesday 3.02 km -37 min 36s <BR> Walked Thursday 3.05 km - 34 min 26s <BR> Walked Saturday Today 3.48 km -40 min 56s Increased the distance today. <BR> <BR> For the most part I did good with my eating, but got to track my food more consistent . Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies got to me a couple of times . Grandmother made them for my teens. <BR> I have lost 2 p... Sat, 6 Oct 2012 09:46:50 EST September 30, 2012 I feel so Energized. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5080857 I Feel so Energized. Since my last blog i have been consistent with walking 35 mins and 3 Km. and it feels good. I am still saying to my self that I have to take it slow . I am seeing that my mussels are getting stronger slowly. <BR> <BR> <BR> Mom and I went for a morning 35 min walk and this afternoon I took my time and we cleaned out the Garage. Then we started bringing in the Tiers of wood from outside, into the Garage. Got about 8 Truck loads left to bring in. Wood dried really well ... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 16:56:04 EST I am Back in the Game of Life Sept 24,2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5073393 I did much better this evening YA no Calf cramps ! My Belly feels that I am getting better! I walked for 35 mins for 2.88 km . My legs feel pretty good, I do feel like I got a work out. <BR> <BR> I am so thankful that I finished my walk with feeling that I accomplishment that I am back in the game of life. <BR> <BR> I plan to walk for 35 mins for 2.88 km for the rest of this week and keep it steady . <BR> I Promise myself I will give my body time to adjust and I will not overdue it. I a... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 19:03:02 EST Raspberries and Yogurt September 24, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5073311 Hi, I just watched Dr OZ and he suggests to eat 1 cup of Raspberries and Yogurt . Apparently it gives you almost your daily intake of fiber and the Yogurt wit live cultures is suppose to be all great for your bowels. <BR> I guess what I am saying, is that I am hoping that this will be what the doctor ordered, to straighten put some of the issues with my belly. <BR> <BR> I will keep you informed. I wanted to blog it to have record of start date. <BR> <BR> <em>211</em>... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 17:33:39 EST Zapping myself with writing this BLOG! September 22, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5070289 So my last blog was talking my struggles with my my belly over the last couple of months and I really thank you all for your words of kindness and encouragement . <BR> So I am here again to blog how I have been feeling and what I have done to get better. I am some what better but i am still struggling. <BR> <BR> <BR> The problems with my belly Pain in middle of belly bloated and tender, sharp pains in my sides, bottom of belly consistent hurting but very different that middle of belly. I ha... Sat, 22 Sep 2012 11:44:46 EST MY BEllY still hurting. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5060347 I have been struggling with my belly for the last month. I had stopped logging into Spark people as I was just discouraged and right now my belly is no better. <BR> I plan to try to use the food tracker again to see if I can get my belly healed up. Started taking metamusil last night for my bowels, and today I entered into my food tracker. I also started my water tracker today as well. <BR> <BR> I am still stuck at 173 pounds I got to get unstuck. <BR> <BR> Sat, 15 Sep 2012 12:08:45 EST August 4, 2012 Walking /1 pound lost http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5000538 I am walking as I wanted to start slow and work back to running again. I have to say the last 4 days that I have walked has felt really good and I felt that I did get a good work out. yesterday evening I walked 5 .5 Km in 60 mins. so my pace is pretty good on a trail that is up and down. <BR> I have re-discovered that I enjoy walking. <BR> I have lost a pound this week too. <BR> <BR> I feel stronger ! Sat, 4 Aug 2012 10:15:13 EST Inspired ! July 30, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4993105 I went for a walk yesterday evening and my ankes are getting better but I will take it slow untill they get stronger. When we went to LA we were on the sandy beach in Santa Monica and. The mussels in myfeet and ankles were hurting a lot just from walking on the loose sand. So I have not done any exercise since then which is 5 weeks ago. It has set me right back but I feel inspired now as I went to the Triathlon to watch my son and his team this was his first ever organized race. He did the... Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:27:36 EST July 21,2012 I Was Lost but I am back. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4980284 HI There, I was lost but I am back now. <BR> <BR> I was on vacation in California , then came back and studied for my Real Estate Exam and I passed and not got my license I am now a Realtor . So during the day from 7:30am to #:30 pm I work in Health Care I am a Social Worker who visit homes of persons with disabilities and the elderly . After 3:30pm I am a realtor. I will put on a pic I am using as relator. <BR> <BR> My daughter and I went to caloforina to see the british band "One Direc... Sat, 21 Jul 2012 10:07:20 EST June 2,2013 sat I am learning what is a realistic expectation is for me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4908544 Today I hit milestone I made a choice to not run the 8 k today for which my body is telling me that my ankes and calves are sore and don't push me as you will cause an injury . Sure I could of done the race and walked / ran and finish the race walking, but the risk risk was to high . The last time, I went beyond what my body was trained for I crossed the finish line but I was a whole 10 weeks healing up. It was so sad I was unable to exercise for that period of time. <BR> <BR> I want to re... Sat, 2 Jun 2012 09:56:10 EST May 27, 2012 I lost 2 pounds ! I love running! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4899769 I can't believe it I lost 2 pounds this week. I weighed myself yesterday like I normally to on Saturdays and saw the 168.5 so I waited for this morning to see if I was the same and I was. <BR> <BR> This means the following! <BR> Total lost 25.5 pounds with Spark People 194.5 <BR> Total lost 35 pounds since January 2011 203.5 <BR> <BR> I am finally on my way, as I have been stuck in the 170's for a while now. <BR> <BR> So nice to know that I am so close to my 40 pounds lost since Januar... Sun, 27 May 2012 10:06:17 EST May21 2012 Apps for running programs see link. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4890843 I wanted to share this with all of you as I did use the C25K app and it was fantastic and easy to use. Zen Labs has the following apps. They are fantastic and easy to use ! <BR> You can listen to you own music or listen to the music they give you with you app. You listen to your music while you follow the program's convenient audio alerts of when to start running or start walking . I just put it in my pocket and enjoy my run. I don't have to you my brain at all. (see below for link) you... Mon, 21 May 2012 08:57:50 EST May 20, 2012 My family went running together for the 1st time !!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4889934 I completed Couch to 5 K with my very first 5 K on May 6, 2012 time 42.51. <BR> <BR> Today I am SO PROUD My whole family just came back from our first Run Week 1 using the Couch to 5 K! <BR> I am so happy and excited that they tried it. :) <BR> My family includes: <BR> My son who is age 17 . <BR> My daughter age 16 <BR> My mother age 64. <BR> and me. <BR> <BR> I don't mind doing the couch to 5 K again as I know I will benefit from doing it. I do have new goals of entering in race... Sun, 20 May 2012 15:58:01 EST May 20, 2012 My family went running together for the 1st time !!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4889933 I completed Couch to 5 K with my very first 5 K on May 6, 2012. <BR> <BR> Today I am SO PROUD My whole family just came back from our first Run Week 1 using the Couch to 5 K! <BR> I am so happy and excited that they tried it. :) <BR> My family includes: <BR> My son who is age 17 . <BR> My daughter age 16 <BR> My mother age 64. <BR> and me. <BR> <BR> I don't mind doing the couch to 5 K again as I know I will benefit from doing it. I do have new goals of entering in races. Most im... Sun, 20 May 2012 15:58:01 EST I DID IT I Ran across the finish line of my first 5K!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4869215 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l282000495.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l445254918.jpg">Ran My First 5K athe the Spring Opener May 6, 2012. <BR> <BR> I have been for the past 8 Weeks doing Couch to 5k and I finished it today with this race. Time 42 mins and 51 secs. <BR> <BR> I was Elated with Joy when I was crossing the finish line. <BR> <BR> I have met my goal ! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5/l755618657.jpg"... Sun, 6 May 2012 17:59:16 EST April 29, 2012 Completed Week 7 DAy 3 Couch 25K REALY WOW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4857987 April 29,2012 <BR> I use the App for Couch25k Zen Labs and Chi Running. I Have suffered with shin splints, Plantar Fasciitis, Kneed pain and Hip pain. I got corrective orthotics for pronation this helps prevent shin splints. I stretch for a least 10 min before a run and about 10 mins after a run I do this very genitally. I also on my rest days and through out my day every day stretch my legs using the say stretches. In Week 3 day 3 the searing pain I felt in my shins were unbearable I ... Sun, 29 Apr 2012 18:15:53 EST April 24,2012 Couch to 5 K week 6 completed!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4850371 Well I Completed week 6 Day 3 today. I jogged 2.4 km in the 22 mins . Really SLOW, I know. I also completed my 5 min warm up walk and 5 min cool down walk outside the running section. <BR> I have been training on flat ground but today I decided to train on the road that the 5 K Race will be held on May 5. Their are grades and hills which I am not used to. <BR> <BR> So today was a challenge for me for sure, not to mention how windy it was . Running against it was challenging. So... Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:31:49 EST April 21, 2012 Why do the Scales not show what you lost in inches? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4845051 I am pleased to see movement on the scales today as my measurements have gone down 1 inch off my Waist, and my Bust . <BR> <BR> The inches that I am talking about above, have come off since I started Couch to 5K but the scales has not been showing it. <BR> <BR> I know mussel weighs more and fluid can be retained in terms of inflammation so I am wondering it this really true or it there other reasons. <BR> <BR> Other thing I am wondering in doing couch to 5 k I am at week 6 day 3 how... Sat, 21 Apr 2012 08:34:59 EST April 16, 2012 The furthest I have ever ran in my life!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4838088 Can't believe it! <BR> I just completed Week 3 Couch to 5 K WEEK 5. <BR> <BR> Warm up walk 5 min and Cool Down walk 5 min <BR> <BR> I just jogged 3.2 Kms in 30 mins !!!!!!!! <BR> WEE WHOO!!!! <BR> <BR> I was so concerned about doing it but I did it WOW. <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> <em>244</em> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:39:11 EST April 14, 2012 Conquered a goal and that I do feel attractive again!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4834917 I have been at a conference all weekend . <BR> <BR> Last night I went to a dance it has been a little over a year since I have done this. I love to dance but due to me being overweight and feeling very unattractive has kept me from going out. The last couple of time I went out I felt that I was not attractive and felt that I was not attractive to men as I have been 6 years now since my last date or since anyone has ever flirted with me. <BR> <BR> Well that all changed last night after... Sat, 14 Apr 2012 15:35:05 EST April 11, 2012 completed Couch to 5 K week 4!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4830784 I completed Couch to 5 K week 4 yesterday April 10, 2012. <BR> I am running outdoors now that the weather has warmed up and the snow is almost gone. <BR> I starting Week 5 tomorrow , it will be a interesting week. By day 3 , I am supposed to be able to do a full 20 minutes of jogging, without stopping. <BR> I am guessing that if other people have used the C25K program and it worked for them so it should work for me to. <BR> <BR> Keeping the faith!!! I will come out of my skin if i am abl... Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:28:17 EST April 3, 2012 Week 3 Completed of Couch to 5K!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4818923 Couch to 5 K Week 3 is completed !!!! <BR> 5 min Warm up walk <BR> Then 2 Repetitions of the following: <BR> (Jog 90 sec, Walk 90 sec, Jog 3 min, Walk 3 mins) <BR> Day 1 COMPLEAT March 29, 2012 <BR> Day 2 COMPLEAT March 31, 2012 <BR> Day 3 COMPLEAT April 3, 2012 <BR> Lastly 5 Min Cool down walk <BR> <BR> My shins are feeling a little better. I think the Chi Running is working. Now if I can focus and keep remember to say in the right position I am not even suer if I am doing it right. Alth... Tue, 3 Apr 2012 17:12:11 EST March 31, 2012, Completed Week 3 day 2 of C2 5K! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4813796 I have completed week 3 day 2 today from the Couch to 5K program. <BR> On March 28 week 3 day 1 I tried Chi running and today March 31, 2012 I tried it again and the pain in my shins and caves did not hurt like they normal do . SOOOO I think that Chi running form may be helping. Having a hard time with keeping in the form of Chi running body mechanics but I think I will get it after awhile . <BR> <BR> Gee do you thinK I found the cure for shin splints !!!! <BR> <BR> I now believe I h... Sat, 31 Mar 2012 16:03:09 EST March28, 2012 Completed Week 2 of C2 5K! Where do I go from here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4809547 I did complete Week 2 day 3 on Thursday March 22,2012 . Sore shins but they were healed up a bit after a . But I completed it before my daughter provincial Hockey tournament weekend. <BR> Where do I go from here I am asking myself as my shins are sore. <BR> So far I completed <BR> Week 1 <BR> DAy 1 Tuesday March 6, 2012 <BR> DAy 2 Thursday March 8, 2012 <BR> Day 3 Saturday March 10, 2012 <BR> <BR> Week 2 <BR> Day 1 Tuesday March 15, 2012 <BR> Day 2 Thursday March 17, 2012 <BR> Day 3... Wed, 28 Mar 2012 19:47:50 EST March 26, 2012 Tickets and my girls hockey Tournament! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4805248 My Daughter had her Female Provincial Tournament this weekend and she got an award for Player of the Game. SO proud of her. She is a Goalie!!! She did everything but flip backwards in the goalie net!!! She was amazing !!! <BR> <BR> Bought tickets for a rock band called " One Direction" from the UK who are having their first north america tore. Concert is on Sunday June 17, 2012 in Anaheim, California The Theater at Honda Center. Los Angeles is one hour away. I got to get this weight of... Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:53:07 EST March 17 , 2012 C25K Week 2 Day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4792523 I Completed Week 2 Day 2. I iced my shins before I went for my workout and then iced afterwards and a couple of hours again after that. I seems like that the icing has really helped as I really do not have a whole lot of swelling. <BR> My shins are sore and so are my calves and ankles. It was very sore while jogging but when I alternated with walking as per Day to requires the sorriness would almost go away while walking. How do I know if the sorriness I feel is just because my mussels ar... Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:27:28 EST C25K Week 2 DAy 1 on March 15, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4791083 Completed Week 2 Day 1 yesterday but today I am blogging about it. <BR> <BR> I finished the whole workout. During the run /walk and the hurt /soreness changed over the course of the workout. Today I am very surprised but I am not as sore as I was the hour before I worked out yesterday. WEAIRD!! My shins are feeling only a little sore as scattered sharp pain but there is a marked difference in the reduction of the pain I felt. It hurts still hurts around my ankles where your leg attached ... Fri, 16 Mar 2012 18:24:27 EST March 13, 2012 Today was supposed to be Week 2 day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4785942 I am disappointed my shins are sore but hoping that my podiatrist will be able to correct my inserts so I do not have pain. <BR> I have am appointment with her tomorrow and hoping I will start week 2 day 1. <BR> <BR> I really want to be a runner! I believe that I am a runner because if i was not a runner I surely would not be saying I want to Run!!! Now my body needs to catch up to me! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>28</em> <em>104</em> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 17:00:46 EST March 10,2012 Week 1 Completed in Full C25K http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4780373 Week 1. COMPLETED in FULL. I am Just Doing It !!! <BR> Alternate Jog 60 sec and Walk 90 sec &#8232;total jog 8 min walk 12 min <BR> &#8232;Day 1 COMPLETED I am Just Doing It !!! &#8232; <BR> Day 2 COMPLETED I am Just Doing It !!! &#8232; <BR> Day 3 COMPLETED I am Just Doing It !!! &#8232;&#8232; <BR> <BR> Running really do take the pounds off I lost 2 pounds this week!! <BR> <BR> WOW!!! I Really Jogged! <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:43:48 EST March 09, 2012 Running does take weight off!!!! WOW!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4778658 I just could not wait for tomorrow to weigh myself and I am so excited this running does work. <BR> My Weight Saturday March 2, 2012 was 174.5 <BR> My weight today Friday March 9, 2012 is 172.5 <BR> Total of 2 pounds LOST :) <BR> Exercise I have done includes the following: <BR> On Saturday March 3, I walked 30 min. <BR> On Sunday March 4, I had a 15 min walk then jogged lap and walked a lap for 15 mins. <BR> On Tuesday March 6, I did C25K week 1 Day 1 <BR> On Thursday MArch 8, I did C25K w... Fri, 9 Mar 2012 08:00:34 EST March 08, 2012 C25K Week 1 Day 2 !!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4777951 I am doing great , I just finished C25K Week 1 Day 2 <BR> <BR> I did Brisk five-minute warmup walk. Then alternate 60 seconds of jogging and 90 seconds of walking then did a 5 min cool down . <BR> 30 mins total . I did some good stretches after. <BR> <BR> Feels so good! Can't believe I am actually running!!! <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>104</em> Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:55:17 EST March 06, 2012 C25k Week 1 Day 1 Complete!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4774394 Is doing the C25K Week 1. day 1 of training 20 min total Alternate Jog 60 sec and Walk 90 sec . It felt so GOOD to complete the first day ! <BR> <BR> I Am Just Doing IT!!! <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> Tue, 6 Mar 2012 20:12:58 EST March 5, 2012 What do you think of this Training Program ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4771471 Trying to decide do I do the training for 5 K your Way Rookie Running by Spark People . OR The below training program that I found on Spark People which is an App for the Iphone it is free called C25k by Zen Labs LLC who has partnered with Breast cancer Research foundation. Of the App allows you to play your music and when you have to change from jogging to walking vice versa it counts off the time for you and then tells you to change to jogging or walking . So it takes the work out o... Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:37:47 EST Sunday March 4, 2012 I started SP Your Way to 5K!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4770159 Today would be a cross training day so to start my first week off , I Walked 1 mile in 15 min . Then I ran one lap and walked one lap for 3 times. Then I walked the very last lap which concluded another 1 mile. <BR> For a total of 2 miles or 3.22 KM in 30 min. <BR> <BR> YA ME!!!! <BR> Monday Tomorrow is also a cross training day. <BR> <BR> I will run on Tuesday thursday and Saturday. Can't wait to click off tracking on my interactive training for Your Way to 5k. <BR> <BR> I am ex... Sun, 4 Mar 2012 14:20:37 EST MY FIRST Day back at Walking! No boo hoo's No more Sabotaging! !!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4768806 Good news is that today March 3, 2012 is the fIrst day that I have walked in awhile. I walked indoors at our local stadium . <BR> I walked 2 miles which is 3.218 688 kms. <BR> To help me with consistency and so I will not sabotage myself like I talked about in my blog earlier today. I have devised a detailed plan with the help of on line training schedules I have found through my local running club web sight. <BR> I want to go from walking to running comfortably. <BR> <BR> Last Octobe... Sat, 3 Mar 2012 16:05:28 EST March 3, 2012 Saturday if you don't have nothing good to say then start counting your blessings!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4768280 I am so grateful to be alive healthy and strong! <BR> I am so grateful for My Children! <BR> I am so grateful for my mother! <BR> I am so grateful for my dad ! <BR> I am so grateful for my sister my nephew and brother in-law! <BR> I am so grateful for all my family members ! <BR> I am so grateful for all my friends! <BR> I am so grateful for my job! <BR> I am so grateful for all my colleges and people I work with who I have the privilege. <BR> I am so grateful for my home cars and community ... Sat, 3 Mar 2012 09:09:18 EST Just compleated the first 10min P90X Cardo Workout !!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4755040 Feb 24, 2012 <BR> I can't believe how much I am sweating after only 10 min! <BR> <BR> First I did my first 10 min P90X cardio . <BR> <BR> Second I did 4 min of P90X yoga but stopped felt to much burn on ankles. <BR> I am proud that I stopped this time as I do not want to injure my ankles again before I even get started. I do not want any more disappointments. <BR> <BR> YA ME!!! <em>224</em> <em>198</em> <em>320</em> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 12:33:13 EST WOW 1 year ago February 19, 2011 I started my journey with Spark People ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4746689 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l222431857.jpg">I can't believe that it has been 1 year !!!! <BR> I started February 19, 2011 194.5 pounds and today is February 19,2012 174.5 pounds <BR> <BR> I have to say that I have so very been blessed to have found Spark People and all the people who shared themselves on this site. <BR> <BR> This has been truly a significant learning experience for me this past year! Sometimes the scale does not reflect what I was learning. I have... Sun, 19 Feb 2012 20:45:16 EST Week 46 Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4727466 I KNOW IKNOW THIS IS NOT SATURDAY IT IS TUESDAY!!!! <BR> I was up 2 pounds on Saturday and I am now beyond frustrated. I have been good with nutrition and I exercised right up to thursday . <BR> <BR> You see I added exercises to my strengths training and so added strengthening exercises by using the exercise ball . By friday my back was in a lot of pain and so since then I have not done any exercise. I feel like of go to steps forward and two steps back. And the scale showed either lack o... Tue, 7 Feb 2012 16:01:53 EST