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Crappy mental state of mind
Today was a trying day, and I found myself having a pity party....I don't often do that, but I have my problems, just like everyone else. While in the midst of this self-induced crisis, I found out how destructive this type of behavior could be.... Read more
New week same streak
Still going strong now for 18 weeks! I'm getting close to my next SP trophy so I've been on here a lot recently. Some of the info is so good I wish more people would take the time to read it and put it into practice. I recently saw a post by a S... Read more
Another day, another thing to be proud of
Typically, Sunday is an off day for exercise. But SP had a #streakintospring challenge of doing at least 10 minutes of exercise everyday in March which I accepted, so I decided to do just that, 10 minutes....which turned into two miles and 45 mi... Read more
"Toning" workouts = lifting lighter weights for high reps are best for women looking for muscle definition.
Truth: forget about it! You need to lift heavier to see results! Studies prove that lifting lighter weights ( less than 70% of maxim... Read more
I'm not really jazzed about Saturday workouts...but the current workout I'm doing has me lifting 5 days w/Thursday an off day...so up I get when the alarm goes off, the lift is bi/tri's supersets so I get finished in short time...I'm already up,... Read more
I may not be there yet
But I'm closer today than yesterday! This week has been awesome! I'm finally feeling like I'm making progress, and seeing results. I know I am not where I want to be, but each day I'm getting one step closer to that person. I'm in the second wee... Read more
Love my gym time!!!!!
Just finished the first week of the second part of my 8 week workout I've been doin. It's awesome because many of the exercises are ones I avoid doing, because they push me harder. I'm sitting here, post Saturday workout feeling awesome, a littl... Read more
Today marked the two year anniversary of my Mother's passing. It's still such a huge loss and life will really never be the same again. I was so lucky to have had the mother I did, she was my biggest fan, my friend, and she always loved me, unco... Read more
Ups and downs
Friday I got the stomach bug, it started to hit me as I finished my lifting at the gym-so glad I got it in before hand! So my eating was all over the map eating mostly soup and not really tracking anything makes me unsure of how the weigh in wil... Read more
When you are consistent in your healthy habits, magic is happening in your body and mind, even if the scale isn't moving. - Coach Jen
I recently blogged about my disappointment on my weight loss progress, and after receiving a very nice com... Read more
Things that make me say hmmm
I recently read this quote from one of our SP coaches. "Success depends more on how much you eat than what you eat. Moderation is the key to success." on the surface this seems like very sound advice. For some folks it might just be the one miss... Read more
It's been 12 weeks since I got back on track. My strength and endurance are definitely much improved. My weight loss is at 18 pounds...not as good as I would like, but I need to up my cardio, and protein intake. I am certainly back to healthy ha... Read more
I had to attend a meeting last night(I hate being out in the evening - makes falling asleep/waking up harder) and have the boys all week (grandsons 2 & 3 usually only watch them on W-Th-F) and today has been rough! Dragging at the gym - I so wan... Read more
Im watching The Biggest Loser and listening to their chef discuss breakfast - showing a recipe of some sort of egg/turkey bacon&sausage pizza that weighs in over 300 calories. My reaction, as it is always, TOO MANY CALORIES. My breakfast is alwa... Read more
It don't come easy...
You know it don't come easy....the fact of the matter is that every overweight person, whether obese or merely needing to lose 10 extra pounds, would sooo love there to be an easy fix. The moment someone realizes you are losing weight, it's like... Read more