The Process Is the Whole Point
When we start out trying to lose weight, the only thing we can think about is the end result. We pick a number--sometimes even an arbitrary number--and decide that when the scale displays those digits, life will be perfect. We will be fit, hea... Read more
I've been trying to come up with a succinct narrative blog, but I've got a million things to write about and catch up on, so I'm just throwing stuff out there with no semblance of order.
1. P90X is going fairly well. I am currently in my ... Read more
I'm Just a Girl
I'm just a girl.
Okay, not a girl, really, a 32-year-old woman, although sometimes I don't feel nearly that old. I worry all the time. I am looking for happiness, have gotten closer to it than ever before, but I don't know if I'll ever be... Read more
P90X So Far
It's been a busy week, so I haven't had much of a chance to update on the beginning of my newest challenge: P90X. If you aren't familiar with the program, basically, it's a 12-workout, 90-day home fitness program on dvd. The workouts are sche... Read more
How Did You Lose the Weight?
I keep getting asked how I lost my weight. This is NOT an easy question to answer, and yet, invariably, the person asking really wants to hear some simple, magic solution. In trying to answer, I end up just as disappointed as the person who as... Read more
Changin' It Up
I've been changin' it up in a lot of ways lately...
Well, I completed my first-ever Craig's List transaction today, and I am now the proud owner of P90X! I've been thinking about doing it for a while... GORDIESMOMMY had AMAZING results wi... Read more
What I've Been Up To
So, I haven't been around much on Spark, and, as I said in my last blog, I'm having some conflicting feelings about that. I miss the support and friends I've found here, but I also think it's really good for me to limit my time online. Hopeful... Read more
Does Anyone Else Ever Feel Like This?
Thank you so much to everyone who have checked in on me. I really appreciate it! I know I've been out of the loop, but the good news is that things are going pretty well. I'm maintaining my weight and still exercising, but not pushing it. I h... Read more
Choosing My Attitude. Plus, WTF Check-in.
I've been on a little bit of an emotional whirlwind over the past couple of weeks. Sometimes emotional whirlwinds are bad, but honestly, it's been mostly good. I've always been someone who tries to learn from things and move forward. After a ... Read more
I am literally 3 points away from my next trophy...
...so I will have it after posting this! Sorry it's off the cuff--I just couldn't not get my trophy today! I've been working on this one for months!
As an update, I've been busy this week, so there hasn't been much time for Sparking. I a... Read more
Thank you all bunches for the support and hugs from yesterday's blog. I haven't had much time to be on Spark today, but I until I get a chance to send individual thank-you's, here's my inspiration for today:
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Things took a turn for me over the weekend. I was going to write it all out, but it's too complicated, too emotional, and not suitable for wide-open viewing on the internet. Let just say it was a bad weekend, things are a little rough with hub... Read more
For the WTF challenge, the 3 excuses I wiped out for the week are:
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The Food Thing
Last week, I was fantastically consistent with exercise. On each of the four workdays, I spent my lunch break walking to the gym, doing ST, walking back, and then took the 9 flights of stairs back up to my office. It was awesome. I also got u... Read more