TRAINER_T's SparkPeople Blog TRAINER_T's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Starting Point - Day 3 Photos I am on day 3 of logging on and in all my food. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Its not that i am super out of whack, but I need to loose about 20 pounds and mostly because I don't like my photos with my new phone! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I get it that most of it was changing jobs, and getting settled but now I need to set some ... Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:21:38 EST Happy Easter! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I hope that this Easter is the best every for you! We won't be doing anything special, but I will try to get some steps in. <BR> <BR> I have been tracking those to see how much with my new job I am not moving. Can you believe I only get about 1200 a day! <BR> <BR> That is taking the long way to the restroom. I can't wait for the rain here to stop so I can get in lunchtime walking. <BR> ... Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:29:24 EST March Is Madness <img src=""> <BR> I have been working and training a client and while that is a lot, i can do more. I should get my butt back on Spark and get more accountable. <BR> <BR> My current workout: <BR> Walk at lunch when weather permits <BR> Treadmill every morning 30 minutes (sometimes with 3lb db) <BR> Train my client 2 x a week, lift with her <BR> Start my Pyo DVD <BR> <BR> Meals have been ok, not great. I have bee... Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:19:14 EST New Position June 1 So I have made it to my 1 year mark and now I have a new position. I am so happy that i will be in Operations now, on the HR office Management side. <BR> <BR> New hire onboarding - training and general office Manager. I will be negotiating our vendors and working with the team to make the office run smooth. <BR> <BR> Pinch me <em>334</em> I love my job! Wed, 31 May 2017 15:25:41 EST Just Me T. New Job! I can't believe it has been almost 11 months at my new job and I love it. <BR> So many things have been buzzing that I was not able to get on Sparkland. I am happy to be back and trying to get to my goals. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> For now I am back to logging and working towards taking off what i put on. <BR> <em>582</em> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:15:31 EST Counting Blessings and Calories Oh its been so long since I have blogged. My goals have slipped with taking care of sis, teaching 3 classes a week and working but fall is always my season to get back on track. <BR> <BR> I have been doing fine to all my spark buddies, these are some office photos I finally have time to share. <BR> Me :-) <BR> <img src=""> <BR> The office crew at our retreat - I'm front row 2nd from the right <BR> <img src="htt... Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:44:15 EST Weekend at The Lake We stayed at Crystal Cove Resort <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> Here are some photos I took before my phone battery went dead, and I forgot my charger :-( <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://ph... Wed, 21 Oct 2015 15:43:09 EST Is There A Set-Back Number? <img src=""> <BR> I feel like I am doing pretty good going through menopause. I am controlling my portions, maybe not so much my sweets but I am moving every day. <BR> <BR> I listen to a lot of motivational speakers, you know like Tony Robbins or Dave Ramsey and Suzie Orman. <BR> <BR> One thing that they all say about life is there is a "Set-back" number you revert back to in all areas of your life. <BR> <BR>... Fri, 2 Oct 2015 09:15:24 EST New Fountain! I got a new fountain, so I moved my fire pit up. I want to brick around it but not yet I am saving to do so. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Here it is, I need some sod but again that will be this spring. I am happy with the sound of it and hope that birds will drink from it since it doesn't flow high in the air. <BR> <img src=""> ... Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:38:57 EST 21 Day Fix <img src=""> <BR> Start Date 8/25/15 <BR> <BR> <em>54</em> Day 1 - 20 min cardio <BR> Warm up: <BR> Jacks <BR> Windmills <BR> Bent over toe touches <BR> <BR> x2 at 1 min each move: <BR> Jogs with 5lb db press overhead <BR> Lunge switch - I step switched 5lb db <BR> Get ups with NO db (knee killer) <BR> <BR> 2x at 1 min each round: <BR> Shuffles <BR> Ski lunge 5lb db <BR> Cross over 5lb db lift <BR> Knee in... Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:33:53 EST I WON! I went for a mini facial and won the gift prize!!! <BR> This is the girl that does my facials at Massage Luxe Nikki <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> and the goodies....... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It was a great night, teaching Yoga then mini facial and winning........woot woot thanks for reading :-) Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:39:54 EST High School Reunion! What I wore to my 35th High School Reunion <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My high school reunion was so much fun! <BR> Here are some random photos.......... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:45:38 EST Garage Before and After Finally the garage is coming along so here are a few photos of before and after: <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I added 2 windows and a door with a window for more light <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It has the garage opener and is ready for inside walls so I can do the organizer stuff. Plus I get a new concrete floor and later a car port. <BR> ... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:21:30 EST Birthday and Vacation (Pic Blog) Its hard to believe I am over 50 lol time goes so fast! But I am blessed to have a wonderful healthy life and good friends and family that love me! <BR> <BR> Here are a few shots of my time off: <BR> <BR> Kathy and I <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My girlfriend came over and we had wine and lit the fire was my birthday celebration fun! <BR> <img src=" Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:27:47 EST Back Yard Make-over! (Before and Afters) Here it is.......I love it! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> and the front <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:16:52 EST Pick My Pillows Floral or Stripes? <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 10:55:59 EST The Patio Makeover I finally got the back yard makeover done. And my patio furniture out of the basement and in the yard! So happy........ <BR> I love how it turned out, here is the inspiration photo. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Here it is............the before and after <BR> <img src=""> <BR> The steps to get there and the $322.58 <BR> <img src="http://photo... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 12:31:12 EST The Wall and Lots O Pics Randomness <img src=""> <BR> So this wall has been going on since last spring...... <BR> Now we add to it - rocks <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Before and after <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Have to let the rock settle then I will do something to make it pretty again <BR> The progress........ <BR> <img src=" Thu, 7 May 2015 14:44:06 EST The Walking Blog <img src=""> <BR> Great weather I have been walking every day at lunch......... <BR> I have logged 2-3 miles each day, some with inclines and some with intervals of running one round walking 2 then running again. <BR> <BR> I have seen, huge fish, a turtle and lots of birds :-) <BR> <BR> The scale likes it, down 2lbs. <BR> <BR> Its all about yoga this week. I taught 5 classes so far with 2 more this weekend and I have a workshop this... Fri, 1 May 2015 09:39:30 EST New Outdoor Furniture Woo hoo.............. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Table and 6 chairs, 2 for the front porch <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Love it <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Plus tan umbrella and chocolate base............. <BR> <BR> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:08:06 EST Books and Personal Growth <img src=""> <BR> I have been reading this book, and am 1/2 way through........I am really looking deep to see where I can make some of these changes to grow my finances. <BR> <BR> Most of the things I do, but there are many other ideas I don't do. Like one is compare my investments on a site they have, it is like a generator that predicts your return rate. Hum? <BR> <BR> I am also reading the amazing millionaire. <BR> <BR> Really, I... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:26:38 EST Vote On My New Garage Door <img src=""> <BR> I got a new piece of art! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> and changed a few things, to make my bedroom more Zen <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Plus these new cala lilies. <BR> <BR> Then yesterday our neighbor who we love dearly, had his van roll out of park and hit The Barbie House garage! <BR> <img src=" Wed, 8 Apr 2015 12:37:49 EST Yoga Barefoot Boot Camp (Photos) <img src=""> <BR> This weekend I did 578 Yoga poses! <BR> Whew......... <BR> <BR> Here are few photos, it was fast pace <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Before we started with the owner/trainers <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.c... Mon, 9 Mar 2015 09:33:36 EST My nephew turned 18! My nephew Joey turned 18! <BR> Random pictures..........he is 6'5" <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Reflection....... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://photos-... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:40:37 EST Boot Camp Intervals Workout Bootcamp Intervals - 60 min (sub class) <BR> Cals burned = 328 <BR> <BR> 8 min warm up <BR> Jacks <BR> Shuffles <BR> Boxing hooks and overhead <BR> Lizzard lunges <BR> <BR> Walk down push up <BR> Plyo jumps <BR> Squat R leg on bench w/upright rows <BR> Squat L leg on bench w/bicept curl <BR> Jacks <BR> <BR> Yoga down dog to updog twist <BR> <BR> Decline push ups <BR> Front alt Lunge w/overhead press <BR> Back alt Lunge w/db at sides <BR> Side plank w/db swing unders <BR> T-Jacks - later... Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:41:22 EST Biggest Class Log In Evahhhhh! <img src=""> <BR> (hard to see it is 17 out of 20 max) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Feeling blessed, this class when I started had 6-7 people........ <BR> <em>244</em> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:13 EST Yoga! <img src=""> <BR> My classes are really growing......... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I am super happy about that! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:55:58 EST Holiday Picture Blog 2015 <img src=""> <BR> I had a wonderful holiday........friends, family and time off. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> We really enjoyed being together.... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Who can forget LuLu? <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> ......and my hair color and cut change too <BR> ... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:27:51 EST A Suprise........ <img src=""> <BR> This wonderful scarf gift was a suprise, I love it!!! <BR> I can't thank her enough for always thinking of me and for making me feel special. <BR> <BR> It has a been a friendship blessing! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> and at the office......... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:40:40 EST Work Christmas Tree <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Almost Christmas....... <em>244</em> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:33:04 EST Fitness Minutes December 2014 <BR> 97,118 Fitness Minutes <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:52:35 EST The Table and Tree (Pictures) Here it is..........the table I had re-done for my sisters 60th Birthday..... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> and the Christmas tree <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="ht... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:39:35 EST Workouts 11/15 - 11/21 This weeks Workouts <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Saturday 11/15 <BR> Taught <BR> 1 hour Hot Yoga <BR> 1 hour Regular Flow Yoga <BR> 14 in class <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 426 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Sunday 11/16 <BR> <BR> Taught 1 Hour Yoga <BR> 3 in class - 5 canceled due to snow <BR> Cleaned house <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 246 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Monday 11/17 <BR> Off day <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Tuesday 11/18 <BR> Client interval training <BR> Step up w/ki... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:45:04 EST Workouts 11/8 - 11/14 This weeks workouts <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Saturday 11/8 <BR> <BR> Saturday 11/1 <BR> Taught <BR> 1 hour Hot Yoga <BR> 1 hour Regular Flow Yoga <BR> 14 in class <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 426 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Sunday 11/9 <BR> <BR> Taught 1 Hour Yoga <BR> 7 in class :-) <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 246 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Monday 11/10 <BR> Off day <BR> Lunch walk w/inclines <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 117 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Tuesday 11/11 <BR> Clie... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:24:42 EST Workouts 11/1 - 11/7 (Yoga Week) Here are my weekly workouts <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Saturday 11/1 <BR> Taught <BR> 1 hour Hot Yoga <BR> 1 hour Regular Flow Yoga <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 426 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Sunday 11/2 <BR> Taught 1 Hour Yoga <BR> 11 in class :-) <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 246 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Monday 11/3 <BR> Jari Love upper body workout <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 95 <BR> <BR> Lunch walk w inclines <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 162 <BR> <BR> Total cals = 257 <BR> ... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 12:12:38 EST Workouts P90X3 /Yoga 10/25-10/31 Here are my weekly workouts <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday 10/31 <BR> Off day <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday 10/30 <BR> Off day <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Wednesday 1029 <BR> P90X3 Pilates (15 min) <BR> <BR> Leg circles <BR> Swimmers <BR> Frog <BR> Side plank leg sweeps <BR> Saw <BR> Alphabets <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 36 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Tuesday10/28 <BR> P90X3 Phase 3 <BR> Pilates - 15 minutes <BR> <BR> 100 <BR> Roll up to boat <BR> Scissors... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:33:54 EST Workouts P90X3 / Yoga 10/18 - 10/24 Here are my workouts this week <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> I am now teaching 3 weekend Yoga classes so I have been moving around my workouts as my body adjust. (yup so I can still stand and sit cause I feel like the Tin man lol) <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>54</em> Friday 10/24 <BR> Lunch walk with inclines <BR> Cals burned = 144 <BR> <BR> Tonight hand stand yoga workshop - 2hrs <BR> Cals burned = 246 <BR> <BR> Totals Cals = 390 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>54</em> Thursday 10/23 <BR> Mall w... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:12:45 EST At My Sisters House (photos) Here are a few photos from my sisters the country <BR> I put together the living room for her <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Then I added a table runner...... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> The kitchen table I added a festive pumpkin <BR> <img src=""> <BR> My nephews cat Lulu <BR> <img src=" Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:36:41 EST P90X3 Week 10/11 - 10/17 (Phase 3) These are my workouts <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = <BR> <BR> P90X3 Phase 3 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday <BR> P90X Phase 3 <BR> Day 1 <BR> <BR> Dynometrics <BR> Jacks - 50 <BR> <BR> Single leg skaters <BR> Tip to squat jumps <BR> Single leg plyo jump <BR> Push up to crane <BR> 4 square single leg hop <BR> Elevator pull up <BR> Push up lizard jump switch <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 95 <BR> Lunch incline walk = 162 <BR> Total... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:20:28 EST P90X3 Week 10/5 - 10/11 (Transformation week) These are my workouts <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 1776 <BR> <BR> This will be the last week of Phase 2 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> Off Day <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday <BR> P90X3 Phase 2 Day 42 <BR> Transformation week <BR> <BR> Counting this as <BR> P90X3 Yoga (only HOT) <BR> <BR> Taught my first Z-Fit hot yoga class <BR> 2 students (I subbed for Josh) <BR> <BR> <BR> Cals burned == 246 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Wednesday <BR> Dynamix (15 m... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 09:40:06 EST P90X3 Week 9/28 - 10/4 (Phase 2) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 967 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> 10/3 <BR> P90X3 Phase 2 Day 36 <BR> Xergenics <BR> <BR> Modified side plank w/leg up <BR> Straight leg lifts <BR> Adducter leg lifts <BR> Leg horses circle <BR> Lizzard lunge <BR> Lizzard lunge push up <BR> Belly leg lift back extension <BR> Scorpion <BR> Deep lunge to straight leg stretch <BR> Standing leg circle <BR> Foward lunge to back lunge <BR> Pigeon stretc... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:43:35 EST P90X3 Week 9/21-9/27 (Phase 2) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 1207 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> 2.0 miles = 136 cals <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday <BR> 9/25 <BR> <BR> P90X3 Phase 2 Day 10 <BR> Day 28 <BR> Yoga X <BR> <BR> 3 x Sunsalutation <BR> Crescent w/airplane <BR> Sunsalutaion <BR> Warrior 1,2 reverse <BR> Chair <BR> Half moon <BR> Twisted moon <BR> Warior III <BR> Triangle <BR> Revolved Triangle <BR> Wide foward fold big toe hold <BR> Crow <BR> Pl... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:52:53 EST P90X3 Week 9/14-9/20 (Phase 2) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 1491 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> P90X3 Phase 2 Day 4 <BR> Day 23 <BR> <BR> Isometrix Lower Body <BR> <BR> Warm up - 5 min <BR> Jogging <BR> Leg circles <BR> Jacks <BR> Leg kicks <BR> <BR> 1x 10 each move in slow-mo 3 levels <BR> Squat w/db explode up <BR> Lunge w/db explode up <BR> Kicks w/db <BR> Sumo squat w/db <BR> Single leg pistol squat <BR> Karate kicks 3 way slow <BR> Chair single le... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:45:32 EST P90X3 Week 9/7-9/13 (Transformation Week) These are my workouts: <BR> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Weekly cals burned = 1218 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Friday <BR> x2 <BR> Jacks w overhead press 3lb db - slow/fast <BR> Lunge w/twist 3lb db <BR> Straight leg lifts w/weight to leg 2lb db <BR> Squat w/weight overhead 2lb db <BR> Pick up the weight to opposite side 3lb db <BR> <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 95 <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> Thursday <BR> P90X3 Day 17 Transformation week <BR> <BR> Dynamix (15 minutes) <BR> <BR> Jacks <BR> Pivoits... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:41:28 EST P90X3 Week 8/31-9/6 (Phase 1 Day 1-10) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Day 10 <BR> P90X CVS (cardio vs strength) <BR> <BR> <BR> 10/15 each set <BR> Push up <BR> Pull up <BR> Push up military <BR> Pull up wide grip <BR> Push up Wide <BR> Pull up - Chin up <BR> <BR> Cals burned = 126 <BR> <BR> Day 9 <BR> P90X Yoga X (part 2) <BR> <BR> 15 minutes <BR> <BR> Chair <BR> Half moon <BR> Twisted moon <BR> Warior III <BR> Triangle <BR> Revolved Triangle <BR> Wide foward fol... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:54:24 EST Randomness Family Photo Blog! <img src=""> <BR> A couple of random photos from the weekend <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Homemade salsa....yum <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Gracie wanting to play <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> and my nephew with his new shoes <BR> <img src=" Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:28:30 EST The Truth About Fat-Burning Foods (thanks Lovely B) "The Truth About Fat-Burning Foods". I'm really sick of SparkPpl playing with peoples emotions and getting us confused in regards to which foods to eat to burn fat. In one article, an "expert" will say: eat a banana. In a 2nd article, another so called "expert" will say: don't eat bananas! I hold SparkPpl responsible big time for this confusion. I honestly use SparkPpl only to track my carb intake per day. <BR> <BR> I'm no doctor but I don't need a Ph.D. to know that sugar raises INSULIN wh... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:45:39 EST PROGRESS! <img src=""> <BR> So I am on weekend 3 of the landscaping.......and I project to be completed by next weekend June 1st woot woot!!! <BR> <BR> There is progression! <BR> <BR> Here are some of the newer pictures..........PROGRESS! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> AND the brick wall part <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak... Wed, 28 May 2014 17:32:34 EST The BIG Landscape Project <img src=""> <BR> The progres is continued, I did a bunch this weekend on the yard. Here is how it looks now. <BR> <BR> I consider the front DONE with the exception of adding one willow tree. <BR> Here is how it looks now........ <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:11:43 EST Easter and The Pond (pics) I had a great Easter with my family (Sister Sherry and Nephew Joey in Poplar Bluff MO) and then came home and worked about 2hours on the pond. <BR> <BR> Being with my sister and my nephew was a blast, but staying up till almost 2am I am not used too :-) <BR> <BR> Here are some photos from the Drury Hotel.......enjoy! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src="http://phot... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:49:33 EST