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Are 10 minute sessions of exercise beneficial?

Thursday, September 16, 2010      3 comments

So, in my mind I'm consistently doing cardio four times a week and strength training 3 times a week. However, I have to come out of my state of denial when I look at my exercise tracking over time. The charts tell me I'm doing cardio 2-3 time... Read more

I Was Handcuffed in a House of Fat and Sugar and Force Fed!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      4 comments

So, I'm back from a trip to Chicago to see friends and family. My first week-end was with my dear friend of forty years. We both have had our battles with weight and she knows I've done well on Spark People. She also is a wonderful hostess an... Read more

My Employer Received the Top Honor As a Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles

Friday, June 18, 2010      2 comments

I am proud and very lucky to work where my employer takes the health of its employees seriously. My company has been honored by the National Business Group on Health as one of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles for the sixth consecutive ... Read more

Measuring Success

Tuesday, May 25, 2010      1 comments

I didn't exercise for 15 days thanks to coming down with, having and recovering from bronchitis. I walked outside for 50 minutes yesterday at a 10-15% grade and today I had 20 minutes on the elliptical and 30 minutes doing circuit training. Wh... Read more

The Giant Pizza

Thursday, May 20, 2010      3 comments

Okay, I've been craving pizza for several nights now. Rather than go out where it's hard to guesstimate the number of calories, I usually have store bought, bake at home pizza where I can add more vegetables and have a better idea about what I... Read more

I DID IT! And Surprised Myself!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      5 comments

I've been working out regularly since November 2009 and I've seen my fitness and strength levels improve. At one point I couldn't last on the ellipitical for more than five minutes even at the lowest level. Now I work out at level five and can... Read more

DON'T YOU QUIT

Saturday, January 30, 2010      6 comments

It's so easy to fall by the wayside and not remember my priorities. My retirement date will be here before I know it and I don't want to look back at 2010 and wish I had paid more attention to my number one goal...I want to be comfortable with ... Read more

My Exercise Program

Wednesday, January 13, 2010      0 comments

I'm happy tonight with my consistency in exercising. Goal setting has gotten me to four times a week. I'm still new with strength training but I'm trying three times a week with one of those times being with Jacob, my personal trainer. My lef... Read more

SLEEP

Sunday, January 10, 2010      0 comments

The following is a comment I left after reading Coach Jen's Blog titled: 'Improve Your Diet by Getting More Sleep'. I have known the information in the blog to be true for a long time. I do not have any difficulty falling asleep, sleepi... Read more

PRIORITIZE

Thursday, January 07, 2010      0 comments

So, when I talk with Christine she asks about prioritizing my activities. I tell her "I don't have to prioritize because I can do it all." Well, of course even though I rationally know that's not a true statement, I realize that is how I gener... Read more

The Last Time

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      0 comments

For all of us there will be a time when we do something or see someone for the very last time. I've been thinking about Daddy and remembering how he knew he didn't have much time left. As painful as it was for Andy and I, we drove him to all ... Read more

Progress Or Not?

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      3 comments

This is about my day on Sunday 1-3-10. Sunday AM breakfasts are good for both Andy and I to catch up with each other and even though I would have preferred to sleep, I got up and we went to Village Inn. The Positives: 1. I checked the Int... Read more

Blogging Can Be SCAREY!

Saturday, January 02, 2010      4 comments

Oh my, I set up my Spark Page and blogged and people responded. I'm no longer anonymous and it seems I may have to be more accountable. This feels like stepping off the edge of a cliff and free falling to who knows where. The good part...I fe... Read more

Is the Spark People website a good thing for me?

Thursday, December 31, 2009      4 comments

So many positive articles and motivating people and ideas on this website, but again why I have been immersed for hours on the website getting points and reading blogs and the message boards? I have set goals to be in bed by certain times and ... Read more


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