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Back pain stalls my exercise streak.
So yesterday, I found myself in extreme pain in my lower left back.
I didn't know what I had done, except to drive a friend to her doctors appointment in her car which is definitely different than my own. I went to my chiropractor this morning... Read more
Motivational Movie - Captain America
So for my trek through the Spark book I was supposed to choose a motivational movie to watch. When my husband & I went Saturday to the movies with my son and his girlfriend, our goal was to spend time with them. To open up my relationship togeth... Read more
Okay I finally blew it
We went to Studio Movie Grill to see our movie, I drank three 21 ounce glasses of water, but I had a turkey burger, and the closest I could come in calculating its nutrition values comes from another restaurant. I was shocked at how many calorie... Read more
Needing a Push today
Yesterday I went swimming at a neighboring city's pool/gym only for people over 50 years old. It was a really nice pool. Lanes for doing laps, an area to walk against the flow of water, an area to do aerobics, two areas for water whirlpools. I ... Read more
Putting food before People
Last summer when my husband and I went on our vacation to Oregon and Washington State, I had an eye opener. At the end of the trip I realized that I had made food the center of everything I did and not the people I was with.
I love fresh se... Read more
Looking forward to weighing less than my husband!!
For some time I have weighed more that my husband. Tonight when I was working out on the stationary bike, he was sitting at the table with our grandson, and called me Sparky. WooHoo. I said "yeah I am getting more energy, doing all this exercis... Read more
GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING HEALTHY
I started my serious journey in healthy eating just two months ago. Along with increasing my exercise. But my desires began years ago. But then became blocked because I have learned is I had a desire or a wish to get healthier, but did not have... Read more
The other day, I weighed in and weighed 3 lbs lighter than two weeks ago. Unlike one of my Spark friends, I do get on the scale every day, and hope for a change. Most days, it hadn't gone down. But it did this week. Yeah!
When I got my hair... Read more
I have met so many good friends here on Spark People just in the last month. I am so very grateful for those who have been supportive of me, not only in my journey to loose weight, but also in other stresses of my life.
And today, I got to ... Read more
Today began with sleeping in late, a weigh in on the bathroom scale. I weighed three lbs lighter!
Went to get my car inspected, and decided to reward myself with a new haircut. I also made an appointment for later in the week to have ... Read more
I was really craving fresh salmon, especially since the last time we had it, was from a major grocery store chain, frozen and tasted like cardboard.
So I went to a major warehouse chain and bought the fresh salmon that they sell. Yes it is far... Read more
There has been stress in my life this week. So that I have had a hard time remembering what I ate for lunch by the time I got to dinner. But I am having victory in my eating. I made Chef Meg's summer vegetable soup tonight for supper, and just k... Read more
Made my visutal today
My visual isn't a bunch of pictures, but rather words. Words that inspire me, and motivate me.
it consists of two scrapbook pages:
On the first I put my picture that is my profile picture, on the top I put
I'M GIVI... Read more
New Long term goals I am setting for myself
Over this weekend, I spent time envisioning the things that I might like to do when I am healthier and able to get around better. Currently I have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning if I don't have anything on my day's agenda.
I ... Read more
July 15, 2011 Friday My first AhAh moment
Yesterday I read a quote that made me really think:
"Goals that are not written down are just wishes." Anonymous
It all clicked. The reason that all of my supposed goals were never met was because I had not figured out how to write them dow... Read more