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WATER WATER WATER
According to Coach-Kristie and other sources you should drink half your weight in ounces of water every day. That means at 225 lbs I should be drinking 110 - 115 ounces of water a day. Divide that by 8 ounces per cup and that is 13.75 -14 cups... Read more
I have an exercise bike. I enjoy using it. Right now it is in my den, in front of the TV.
I do not like having to go out to go to the gym. I don't like having to have other people look at me while I exercise. I want to build an exercise ... Read more
Spark Live Challenge Goal
Coach Kristie challenged us yesterday to set a goal to meet by our next birthday.
We were then to blog about it.
My next birthday is on April 29. I set my goal to loose 10 pounds by my birthday.
... Read more
One of my 100 things to do in 2012 done
One of my Spark friends inspired me to make a list of 100 things that I want to do in 2012. Not goals, or accomplishments, but things that I haven't done, or that I may have done and want to do again. Like places to visit, foods to try, books ... Read more
thoughts on eating a bag of chips.
My goals for my 100 day challenge do not say that I had to eliminate certain foods. I don't believe in that. I want to be able to eat what I want when I want it. I do want to set limits, but on occasion, I want to have something that may not ... Read more
3 month goals, mid January through mid April
Krystie of my Dandy Lion Team, and teacher of my Spark Live meeting has challenged me to write out my goals for the next three months.
This morning I was thinking that I am a little hesitant to set a goal that I will loose so many lbs per we... Read more
The secret I have been holding in for 2 and a half months
First, I just got home from taking a 32 minute walk with my husband, outside, in my new running shoes. They really do make walking so much more enjoyable, and instead of feeling pain in my feet, I feel my upper thigh muscles working out. It fee... Read more
Today has been a good day.
A bit of a slow day.
Watched a movie, In Love and War. About Ernest Hemingway at the end of World War I in 1918. He fell in love with a women, asked her to marry him. She later wrote and turned him town. But la... Read more
Warning - new spark feature
This info was passed on to me from a team I am on:
"This information came to me from another member
Through another blog I just learned of a new feature on SparkPeople that automatically added a "Share Bar" to our blog entries. I do not ... Read more
The Health Benefits of Losing Just 10% of Your Body Weight by Birdie Varnedore, M.D.
Dr Birdie posted this blog yesterday, and I want to write my response here to her question at the end of the blog:
What changes did you notice when you lost 10 percent of your body weight? What were some of the first health improvements you ex... Read more
Getting specific about your goals
The following is from the Healthy reflections email for today.
"I have always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I have to be more specific."
- Lily Tomlin, actress
"Getting specific about your goals
Are your goals detail... Read more
slow day getting in the minimum
I overslept this morning.
So I have been rather tired all day, and have not felt like doing much of anything.
I have stayed within my calorie count.
I read my Bible and prayed early this morning.
I have drunk 9 cups of water.
I ha... Read more
Exercise, Goals, rewards, progress
When I joined SP last June, I could hardly ride my exercise bike for 10 minutes. And to do it every day was an impossibility. Or so I thought. At least at that time it was.
Now I am exercising by riding my exercise bike 30 minutes a day... Read more
Tracking my progress in 100 Day challenge
I set my goals to be specific, attainable, doable, and achievable. I didn't want to set goals that were way out there that I would not be able to accomplish.
Each day my goal is to pray first thing in the morning, and read my Bible... Read more
New Running Shoes
My feet and knees have hurt for so long, I forgot what it was like to walk without pain.
On Monday I went to the Fort Worth Running CO to get a new pair of running shoes. These were recommended for walking because they give you the support th... Read more