I had another day of being super hungry yesterday, one that led to eating over 4500 calories. As I discussed in a previous blog, this isn't "binging". I'm not rushing to inhale the food. I'm not craving and caving in to that. I'm not hiding ... Read more
A DailySpark blog showing fitness gadgets happened to have the Polar RS100 heart rate monitor shown. I followed the link to Amazon, saw the price, and decided it was time to move ahead with my plan to get one.
It arrived on Monday. I didn... Read more
Did you set goals, make a fresh start, have all sorts of plans for 2013? How are they going?
I can see from blog titles and SparkTeam threads that not everyone's month is going according to plan. And it's only the SIXTH of January.
I... Read more
A year ago, after three-and-a-half months active on SparkPeople, with the New Year 2012, I decided to do a review of a variety of statistics about myself - keeping my focus more on fitness than pounds. (** Hehe, hurried to post before midnight ... Read more
It's been said before. It will be said again later by others. It bears repeating.
There is really only one "Magic Trick" to improving our lives, and that is embodied in a single word:
It is the magic behind Spark Str... Read more
This is a question that has been rattling around in my head for a couple weeks now, and I keep swinging back and forth in my answer to myself.
Where this started was with a few days this month that I ate well over my calorie range, pretty m... Read more
For anyone who has seen my blogs about various things in BLC#20, and has thought it might be fun to try out a challenge like that, registration is now open to new people (new to the BLCs, that is, or even those who missed out on the previous one... Read more
Some of you may have seen the status on my feed this past week:
BLUE42DOWN wonders if anyone knows the actual source study / calculations used to come up with 3500 calories in a pound of fat. We hear that so oft... Read more
Time is speeding along. It seems like November was just last week! This month's loss definitely slowed to a crawl. Actually, it was going along better, hitting 167.5 for a couple days.
But then I hit a ravenous beast stage where I just c... Read more
Given the responses to my feed, I'm realizing I was less than clear what I'm looking for and why it is frustrating me.
(My status was: BLUE42DOWN is getting a little frustrated looking at workout routines -- most focus either heavily on "b... Read more
Here in San Jose, CA, we have an annual Christmas in the Park event as well as an outdoor ice skating rink called Downtown Ice that runs from around Thanksgiving until New Years (or something like that).
I walked down there tonight, meander... Read more
Back before BLC#20 started, we had some training weekends to give us an idea how the challenges would work. Included in one of those was taking some before pictures, measurements and setting some goals.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa g... Read more
Finally I'm getting to this blog that has been percolating in my mind for over a week. It started when I read NUOVAELLE's blog called: "Dark days" in maintenance.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog... Read more