PENNYPACKER3's SparkPeople Blog PENNYPACKER3's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Nice weather Do you count gardening as your exercise for the day or do you still workout, walk, jog or Gym? Wed, 10 Apr 2013 07:18:48 EST Happy Spring What are your plans for today to Spring in to step? Sun, 7 Apr 2013 07:09:55 EST Happy Easter HappY Easter Sparkers! Sun, 31 Mar 2013 08:13:39 EST Happy St.Patrick's day What are your lucky healthy plans for St.Patricks day ? Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:39:51 EST Longer Days When the days start to get longer I naturally eat less and lose weight. <BR> does that happen to anyone else? Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:15:51 EST Spring is on the Weigh New ideas to kick start the Spring training program? Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:41:30 EST weight watchers I have had success with WW. as I can eat regular food. So have a few friends I know. <BR> Any comments on pros/cons on WW's ? Mon, 4 Feb 2013 14:03:19 EST diets Have you ever tried any fad diets,or diets? <BR> i tried Slimfast. I lost weight, then gained it all back. Sun, 3 Feb 2013 12:40:53 EST suppliments do youmtake ant weight.oss suppliments? Do they work? <BR> Tried any of,Dr.Oz recommendations? Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:56:18 EST jog on treadmill or outside ? ehat do you prefer inside or outside jog ? Sun, 27 Jan 2013 09:39:37 EST temperture what was your morning temp. outside this morning? <BR> 8 d3grees here n the jersey shore. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 06:44:19 EST chicken is there a big diffence in fat from white to dark meat? Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:18:16 EST snow shoveling is it a cardio workout or strenght training? Or both? Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:57:54 EST Soup what is your favorite soup to make ? Sun, 20 Jan 2013 13:13:48 EST rainy Days Do you walk or jog in rain? <BR> Or do you do indoor cardio/ Wed, 5 Sep 2012 06:49:39 EST Happy Labor Day Weekend. Cloudy, overcast here on the Jersey shore. I like it. Mon, 3 Sep 2012 09:21:47 EST Running ran further today 6.24 miles. <BR> How did you do walking or jogging? Sun, 2 Sep 2012 22:12:42 EST Happy Labor Day Weekend. Any plans for workouts on the weekend/ Sat, 1 Sep 2012 09:18:45 EST Happy Labor Day Weekend Do you work on labor Day or have off. If you have off do you plan something? Fri, 31 Aug 2012 23:09:57 EST Beautiful day What do you like to do on a beautiful summer day to get out and get exercise? Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:39:13 EST Blister I have a blister on my toe, what should i do for it? Wed, 29 Aug 2012 05:45:19 EST Monday A new week. A new start. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 22:15:20 EST Tracking Calories burned. The tracker says if I jog 73 minutes I burn less calories than doing the Elliptical 60 minutes. <BR> To me it doesn't make sense. <BR> It is a LOT harder to jog. I really feel it. I have to jog up the widow Maker hill to get home. <BR> The Elliptical is easy. <BR> Jogging was 333 calories <BR> Elliptical a little over 600. <BR> The calorie thing on the elliptical says it is 700 calories. <BR> that can't be right. First of all the Elliptical does not know how much I weigh. <BR> <BR> I figure... Sun, 26 Aug 2012 09:14:01 EST Hi What is new? Who has lost weight or reached a mini goal? Sat, 25 Aug 2012 22:48:45 EST Cooking Shows I like the Food network Channel. <BR> I really shouldn't watch Paula dean cook when I am tired and hungry. She comes on here 5-6 PM, right before dinner. She is fun to watch. LOVES that butter and sugar. <BR> <BR> How come there isn't a low cal/low fat cook on the food channel? Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:03:13 EST WDo you exercise more or less on weekends? I try to do the same every day. I save a day off from exercise when #1 my body says it needs a rest or #2 it is raining/bad weather. Or #3 other obligations take up to much time. Sun, 19 Aug 2012 09:36:39 EST 6 months. Update Started Ww and exercising in Feb., joined onto Sparkpeople in June. Lost 17 pounds since June. <BR> In 6 months I lost 55 pounds. <BR> Went from size 2x stretch pants to size 8 or 10 jeans. <BR> Waist went from 46 inches to 29 inches. <BR> <BR> 20 - 25 pounds more to go. Then it is Maintenanceville for me. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 03:55:52 EST Routes? When jogging, walking or biking do you like to vary the routes to keep it fresh and creative or like to do the same routs? <BR> Do you measure the distance of the route? <BR> I like to vary the route. But i also have a few favorite same old routes, I know the distance is, and try to get a better time on them. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 07:40:35 EST Nothing Tastes better than thinner. Nothing Tastes better than Thinner. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 05:19:08 EST feeling good When your feeling good and healthy do you like to work out more or treat yourself to a treat? Wed, 8 Aug 2012 12:15:29 EST Do you keep a hand written journal? U have a notebook i write down what I ate, what exercise I did. calories WW points. <BR> How i felt, the wether and daily gossip stuff, appts. etc Tue, 7 Aug 2012 15:33:30 EST Tracking a Jogging route I tried tracking my route I jogged, but couldn't get it right as i backtrack over a couple streets. <BR> My pedometer said I went 3 miles. <BR> from what I could track on the Sparkpeople Fitness page it was a little over 2 miles, but as I said, a couple streets were missing. <BR> Any suggestions on how i could get the route milage tracker to track my whole route? <BR> What would be more accurate, my pedometer or the thing on this site? <BR> I have a clip on , round, OMRON Pedometer. i always ... Mon, 6 Aug 2012 19:04:21 EST Picnic/cookout If you are going to a picnic and have to bring something, what is good to make and bring that would be Sparkfriendly? Sun, 5 Aug 2012 08:32:11 EST heat Do you do anything different when exercising outside in the heat? Sat, 4 Aug 2012 09:45:14 EST Fast Food Do you eat fast food, how often, what place and what do you pick. <BR> <BR> I used tolike taco Bell. I haven't been to one in a while. I have a 5 dollar gift card for Subway what would be the best thing to get. ? Fri, 3 Aug 2012 17:39:11 EST Sparkpeople What is your favorite thing about <BR> <BR> Mine is nutrition tracker and Are You Ready team . Wed, 1 Aug 2012 10:28:22 EST Tired I am tired today. I worked out hard yesterday. <BR> later i will do something. <BR> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:25:48 EST Tofu Has anyone ever had Tofu? What does it taste like? <BR> Are good way to prepare it? <BR> I never tried it, but want to. Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:33:10 EST Bike Riding. Do you ride around neighborhood or take bike in car to someplace to ride? <BR> Do you take bike on vacations/ <BR> Do you wear a helmet. <BR> <BR> I ride around home, sometimes take bike to ride on Boardwalk, and i don't wear a helmet. Sun, 29 Jul 2012 06:20:16 EST swimming Do you like to swim for exercise, as in doing laps? Sat, 28 Jul 2012 10:55:51 EST Sleep Does being tired make you want to eat more.? <BR> it does to me. It seems better to take a nap than eat if I have the time to nap. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:34:04 EST TV and eating. Sometimes I eat or read when eating. I try not but sometimes I do. <BR> What do you do. Do you avoid distractions when eating? <BR> I rather liten to music. <BR> Do you think it makes a difference/ All my food is pre measured out, so I only am going to eat what I have on my plate. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:31:38 EST water Do you drink tap water or bottled water or both. <BR> <BR> Mostly I drink tap water and just refill bottles with tap water. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 23:30:16 EST Pies Do you have a favorite pie? <BR> Do you have a low cal recipe for a pie? Tue, 24 Jul 2012 10:03:52 EST goals Do you set little baby goals on the way to the final goal? <BR> I do it keeps me going, and happy. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 22:35:50 EST Coffee Does coffee raise blood pressure? Sun, 22 Jul 2012 14:08:24 EST Dp you like gym/classes or exercise at home/outside? years ago i went to a Gym for a while. i liked the machines. <BR> but i rather use my machines or go outside for a bike ride or walk. <BR> Hoping to be able to jog soon. Sat, 21 Jul 2012 16:33:49 EST Do you take measurements every week? <BR> I have been taking my bust/waist/hips since Feb. <BR> I keep a written account of them. I lost 16 inches in waist since Feb. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:34:33 EST Vitamins/suppliments Do you track your vitamins/suppliments? <BR> i started tracking some like Fish Oil, Flax Oil, and calcium/magnesium/potassium that the label has calories and/or fat. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:18:51 EST Why is diet soda bad? What is bad about diet soda? Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:26:30 EST