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Weight Watchers? PointsPlus?
Hi all! I'm not really "Back" anywhere but found a ton of information on the new PointsPlus for WW's. I have decided to try this on my own through my research and points. It seems the old point system relied on calories - while the new PointPlus... Read more
What are your favorite workout songs?
I need a new/updated play list
What is the one song on your playlist that you MUST listen to to either get started - keep going - or finish to?
I honestly love "Eminem - I'm not afraid". Keeps me going and when it comes on theres a r... Read more
3 weeks off? So what. ;)
So I've been off my diet and tracking for 3 weeks.
I've finally went grocery shopping for plenty of fruits and veggies so I can get back into my healthy eating groove.
Did I enjoy being off though I won't lie. There's something about t... Read more
Heather, You've been a slacker this week on your tracking and fitness.
However, your weight training is really showing. You've found your self esteem on Wednesday and tried on a pair SKINNY jeans (size 11/12) for the first time in your life... Read more
That was bumpy, back on track, AND
back to being a Spark role model.
This weekend was a bumpy ride... it's still not over though but I'm back on track with my diet and fitness.
I had a lot of stress to release on the treadmill today :
Walked for 6 minutes, Jogged f... Read more
I'm severely upset, and temporarily depressed. .
All over the boyfriends parents.
I'm holding a 30th birthday at his house for him, and his mother is PISSED. She's controlling, and says I should have called her to see if it was ok. EXCUSE ME? It's not up to her. He told his mom 3 MONTHS ... Read more
Achy Quad's! Ouchy.
Squats.. my least favorite thing to do. I am VERY achy today. I did some dumbbell swing squats yesterday, and I also snuck in another walk around my neighborhood yesterday evening.
Bad/Good news? A co-worker is having a potluck party here a... Read more
Helpful Calorie tracking and measuring tips
This will be short, but I wanted to share some tricks for easier tracking, and or easy preparation's and measurements. You might even know them already.
Melons, who has time EVERYTIME to cut them up into measurable pieces? I don't. I measur... Read more
Lost 2 lbs, and my 6 mile walk.
Good morning everyone!
Yesterday I walked 6 miles in 1 hour and 50 minutes. 2 miles away from my car, I got caught in the rain. It wasn't pouring, but it sure was enough to get me wet. Did I hide under a tree? Heck no, I kept going! On the ... Read more
I jogged for 7 minutes straight!
I really want to jog some time. . . and I finally felt ready to push myself to jog for 5 minutes on the treadmill, no incline at 4.5mph. I did my 5 minutes and kept going for 2 more minutes. I rested on 3.0mph for about 2-3 minutes and did 3 mor... Read more
RECIPE INSIDE Low calorie, Low fat, Possibly low carb?
Ok so I had an Idea for dinner tonight, and here is the go over if you would like to try it as well! It was delicious!!!!!!!!!!
I thought of this myself :)
THE BELOW INGREDIENT'S ARE FOR ONE BURRITO (parentheses is what I had)
2 o... Read more
It's not a diet, It's a life style change that happens to make me thinner.
*cheers* to myself first of all. Did you know this is the longest I've ever stayed on a lifestyle change? I'm very proud. I finally got over my 3 week plateau hump as well!!!
What have I been eating lately? Here's my new thing.
80 calo... Read more
Carbohydrates and Fiber?
I've been doing alot of reading lately, again. I never knew this but If my whole wheat bread has 20G carbs, and 7g Fiber, I'm only eating 13g Net Carbs. Only 13g of those carbs affect me.
If you eat something with 8 carbs, and no fiber, an... Read more
I have weight training question's
I've been doing a lot of reading, and actually reading into the advice in response's on my blog entries. (Thank you by the way)
I found some strength training exercises here on spark I thought would get me started. My worry is, I only have ... Read more
I need some encouragement.
Going to be some random stuff in this blog but be with me here. :) Thanks!
I don't weight in until Mondays, but today I said hey i'm curious!
Was not a good idea.
I sure hope this weight plateaue ends soon! I'm eating my 1200 calo... Read more