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A kayaking goal accomplished! One more step toward badass status. LOL

Sunday, April 11, 2010      9 comments

Back in September I took a whitewater kayaking class so I could learn how to roll for my lake boating. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=2441242 It was all well and good while we pra... Read more

iPod Touch / iPhone apps for monitoring health and fitness

Thursday, April 08, 2010      7 comments

I got my iPod Touch in preparation for a business trip in January so that I could track my food on the fly without internet access. Since then I've added a bunch more apps that I find helpful for monitoring my health and fitness. It seems ... Read more

Struggling

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      18 comments

Maintenance is No Joke, as many people have pointed out. I personally am struggling with the eating part of it; the exercise is pretty well locked in, with training for a half-iron Aquabike event in July (1.2 mi open water swim followed by ... Read more

THIS is why I needed to lose the weight! (video blog)

Monday, March 29, 2010      32 comments

Tonight was the last pool practice in Syracuse. At the end of the evening we asked the lifeguards permission to jump off the diving board in our kayaks. About 5 of us went for it. I could never have done this at 335.6 lbs. Or even 235.6 ... Read more

Triathlon (Aquabike) training

Saturday, March 27, 2010      10 comments

So I'm registered for a local half-iron "Aquabike" event on July 11. www.musselmantri.com/rac
es/index.html That's 1.2 mi (2000m) swimming in open water, followed by 56 mi (90 km) on a bike. We won't get into the fa... Read more

How are Biggest Loser contestants doing, on maintenance?

Thursday, March 25, 2010      11 comments

Last autumn there was a "where are they now" Biggest Loser show that featured past contestants and caught up with how they're doing. Many said they'd gained some weight back. In my latest Second Helping Online column I take a look at how m... Read more

Join or Support us in the Tour de Cure?

Monday, March 22, 2010      2 comments

There is a diabetes fund raising ride coming up on June 26 in Watkins Glen, NY that I've registered for: tour.diabetes.org/site/T
R/TourdeCure/TDC051538030?
pg=entry&fr_id=6950 If you live in the area and would like ... Read more

NEW WHEELS!!!

Saturday, March 20, 2010      13 comments

Gearing up for that triathlon swim-bike coming up in July... Started the swim workouts on Wednesday, and you know what? Going 100% in intervals kicked my @$$ big-time. At first I felt bad about that because it made me realize how far I ha... Read more

How is weight maintenance even defined?

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      7 comments

...turns out there isn't a universal definition out there, even for the scientists studying it! http://www.sparkpeople.c
om/mypage_public_journal_i
ndividual.asp?blog_id=4323116 Next column: taking a look at the p... Read more

The super-sized 43st (602 lb) mother who is determined to become the world's fattest woman

Monday, March 15, 2010      33 comments

www.dailymail.co.uk/heal
th/article-1257850/Super-s
ized-mother-determined-wor
lds-fattest-woman-years.html I'm not sure even where to start. THIRTY medics were required for her Caesarean?! She earns the ... Read more

One year on SparkPeople

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      23 comments

Wow, has it really already been a year? I joined on March 9, 2009 because a wellness program at work recommended the nutrition tracker for following our food intake. It really did help to see what I was eating, because although I'd los... Read more

Kayaking burns calories, even in a pool, LOL (video blog)

Monday, March 08, 2010      4 comments

Continuing the kayak practice in pools in preparation for spring melt... Total burn yesterday for two hours: 424 calories! max HR 122 avg HR 93 I burned more while paddling around practicing my edging than I did in the rolling, b... Read more

Maintenance Goals

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      14 comments

I have been struggling with the transition to maintenance. My BMI dropped below 25 in December and my moving average BMI at physicsdiet.com dropped below 25 on January 9. While I've reached two goals (body fat less than 25% - in fact it's unde... Read more

Be your own superhero!

Saturday, February 27, 2010      16 comments

cpbintegrated.com/theher
ofactory ...my mother always DID say that I was impossible... LOL Seriously, though, I actually put this image on my iPod's ... Read more

Wow, I'm really dense!

Monday, February 22, 2010      13 comments

Yeah, we already KNOW I can be dense in the mental arena, LOL. But what I'm talking about is my mass/volume ratio. Because tonight I was swimming my laps after water aerobics and wondered why, sometimes in the shallow end, when I was s... Read more


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