Day 4, Blog 1
Four days ago, I suffered a heart attack. I can see why people say "suffered" because you actually DO suffer, and so does your family. While the doctor said it was a mild one; a "wake up" call, it still scared and still scares me, and my family... Read more
A new day
I am feeling pretty good today; sore and tired, but still feeling pretty good. It is the start of a new month, and in spite of all the crap going on in other aspects of my life, it feels really good to start new today. I joined the 5k your way w... Read more
Weekly goals 11/4-11/10 2013
Drink at least 68 oz. of water
walk 3x at leat 2 miles
yoga 3x week
make menu for the week.
Get 3 assignments done
Take time for me 3x for the week.... Read more
Week 1 done and complete.
Well, my first week is complete. I didn't do as well as I had hoped or planned on doing, but, on the same note, I didn't do as bad as I could have either. I had some weight gain last Monday, which I had already anticipated since it was water wei... Read more
First full week
I came back here a few days ago, geared up and ready to go. This is the start of my first full week and I plan to make the most of it. I did pretty good over the weekend writing down everything I ate and eating only that. I didn't get any exerc... Read more
Cup half full or half empty?
I am stuck in a void. There are things going on in my life right now that I actually don't have any control over and unless those that do have the control decide to help me, I will have to make certain sacrifices that I don't want to make in ord... Read more
I feel numb and lost
I feel like I am flosting above myself trapped in some horrible bad dream. I had such an awesome weekend, and then yesterday turned into a nightmare. I went for my walk, and came back feeling really motivated and great, just to turn on the TV an... Read more
Post 5k blog
Well, I survived it!!!!! I did my first 5k walk yesterday in Springfield, OR. And apparently I did alot better than I thought I would. My goal was just complete it. I had my best time too. I normal walk 25-30 minute miles. (My best time was 20 m... Read more
Week.....? Not sure anymore which week this is for me...
I have been feeling surprisingly good. I haven't been coming in here faithfully for awhile now. I haven't been tracking my food intake, haven't been working out, I've just kind of been alive and nothing more. I have been making an effort. I hav... Read more
Today is a good day!
It is Thursday and I plan on making this a good day...a GREAT day. I will be productive, optimistic and happy. I will not let today's pain get in my way. I have been feeling overwhelmed and blah since my surgery. I have tried to do as little as ... Read more
Week 2 Goals
1. Get to the gym at least 3X this week.
2. Stay caught up with school.
3. Go to bed by 10:30 at least 3X
4. Make adily menu the night before
5. Submit at least 10 resumes/applications
6. Drink more water
7. Find one good thing about... Read more
Week one, completed.
Well, week one didn’t go as well as I had envisioned it in my head. This past week, I joined a gym (yay) but only went once (boo). I found out that I don’t have enough financial aid to get my Bachelor’s Degree (sad) but I am only 3 classes away... Read more
December 31, 2012 to January 6, 2013
It's a new year, with new chances. I sit here and wonder, out of the millions of people on Sparkpeople have started and stopped and started again with the lifestyle journey. How many people have started out strong and determined and motivated ju... Read more
Week 1 of 30 DAy Experiment Update
Well, week 1 went ok on this 30 day experiment. I discovered that when I don’t feel hungry, I don’t eat. So that was/is a bigger challenge for me to tackle. I also discovered that when I am stressed out (more than usual) I don’t focus on my w... Read more
It's been a good day: sunny, warm temps, farmers market this morning, gardening this afternoon. Jacob even got his very first bicycle taxi ride! He couldn't smile any bigger if he tried! I actually felt a little better. got some exercise in betw... Read more