I haven't posted for awhile....Dad had a major health crisis and my life was consumed with caring for him. Now he is doing better and I can focus on living again. Just started Muay Thai strength and conditioning and LOVE IT! It is such a fant... Read more
Well, Dad has been in the hospital again for serious health issues and that means that my eating and exercise schedule has been hijacked. Besides that, all the emotional stress and lack of sleep has made me feel like crap. Last night my husban... Read more
I realized that I haven't blogged for a couple weeks so I looked at my sparkpage and scrolled down to the bottom to see my weight ticker. SURPRISE!! I'm a quarter to my goal!!!
My eating habits have changed drastically and i am now runn... Read more
Do you ever feel beat down? Like everyone is just constantly on you for something and wanting to control everything you do? That's how I feel today. I just want to get away from everyone and do my own thing. I'm a wife and mom though and hav... Read more
I'm a runner now!
In response to my last blog, a sparkbuddy wrote "You're a runner now!!!" You know I never considered myself a runner until I read that post. And the funny thing is that when I get up in the morning, I have been feeling like running even thoug... Read more
Yesterday I felt so depressed. It was an off day for running so I just walked my dog twice. Lots of stuff going on in my life and in my head. I think WAY too much and therefore complicate my life. But for major life decisions, I do not want ... Read more
Woke up this morning feeling very blah. Stepped on the scale and I lost more weight...down 9.5 pounds so far! Still feel blah. Fixed my oatmeal with blueberries...still blah. Gotta get out of this feeling, but nothing is helping. I should b... Read more
Run frustration away
Ok, I am so frustrated on so many levels right now....kids, housework, husband...I just feel like running away! I don't happen to have that luxury though. Instead, I will run...just not run away. I will run in place on my treadmill. I'll run... Read more
In ICU all week and still running
Well, this week I started week 4 of the Couch-to-5K running program. On Monday morning, I completed the day 1 run and then got a call that my dad missed a critical medical appointment. I found my dad at home needing emergency care so rushed hi... Read more
You eat less. You exercise more. You lose weight....period.
Why do we make it more complicated? Why do we spend hundreds of dollars on the latest gadget, diet book, group meetings? Because we are basically undisciplined and don't really ... Read more
THAT'S why I'm not losing weight!
Ok, I eat pretty healthy...whole grains, lean meats, fruits, some veggies...or so I thought! I know that we should journal our foods to make sure exactly what we are eating, but I thought that I was able to "eyeball" it pretty good without writ... Read more
Skinny clothes clutter
Today I went in my closet and started cleaning....I found all my "skinny" clothes from years ago. Do I give them to goodwill to get rid of the clutter or keep them in hopes of fitting back in them?
What would you do?
I know the right ... Read more
Last year, I was talking with an insightful friend about a personal issue and he reassured me that I was not broken. Hmmm....I had never even considered that I was "broken" until he said the word. Then that got me thinking....am I really broke... Read more
P90X week 1
Week 1, Day 5 - I had borrowed a friend's copy of P90X and just got mine delivered yesterday. So I've been working out for almost a week. My son and I are both doing the program and following the nutrition plan too. After looking at it closel... Read more
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Planning is the name of the game
Ok, I realize that my lack of planning my meals is the total reason for the weight not leaving. Tonight I just planned my whole day tomorrow and entered the food into the SP log. Since I know what I am to eat tomorrow, I won't have to think ab... Read more