I am completely fed up with "medical professionals". It has been 14 years, and they still can't tell me what is wrong with my stomach. To top is off, this doctor can not write me a prescription for my pain medication, so now I need to go half an... Read more
Today was my first workout at Curves as part of this fitness study. It went well, with one major exception - the machines are made for ladies closer to 5' tall. I am 6'1". We are able to make most of the circuit work, but there are two machin... Read more
This tracking stuff works. I have just discovered I have problems eating pasta. This is news for me. I am looking into why, and what else I would have problems eating. This is very strange. Eat pasta, within an hour, my stomach hurts. Ga... Read more
Thanks everyone who stopped by yesterday and today to see if I needed some extra support. I was having a bad day. I am ready to tackle the world again today. I spent most of the day yesterday looking into what I am doing wrong, and how to fix... Read more
I am tired. I am physically tired. I am working out hard - burning 6,000 calories per week. I am focusing on my nutrition - eating well into my caloric range, even though I am not hungry. I know I need to eat to keep my metabolism up. On da... Read more
This week I want to:
- Loose 2lbs
- Finish at least half of Week 4 of my 5K training program.
- Start strength training exercises as well as my Cardio - at least 2 days this week.
- Burn at least 4000 Calories.
Keep up old goals... Read more
The distance across Canada is 7821Km. This is based on the length of the TransCanada Highway - the worlds longest national highway.
Wow that's a lot. Starting today, I am going to track my running/walking. I want to see how far I can get... Read more
Time to set out goals for week 4.
2lbs less on the scale.
c25K - finish last half of week 2, and try to get halfway through week 3.
Buy a scale for portion awareness.
Burn at least 6000 calories this week.
Keep up with old goals ... Read more
We need water to:
- regulate body temp
- remove wastes from body
- carry nutrients, O2 and glucose to the cells to give you engery
- provide natural moisture to skin and other tissues
- cushion joints and strengthen muscles
TIP... Read more
Time to set out new goals for week 3.
2 lbs less on the scale.
couch to 5K week 2 - as much as I can handle this week.
Portion size awareness
2-5 servings of fruit and vegetables per day
Look into protein shakes/bars to help muscle... Read more
I just found a web site that teaches you how to measure your body fat.
www.healthcentral.com/ch olesterol/home-body-fat-te st-2774-143.html
I found out I have 38% body fat.
You have 89.7 Pounds of fat and 14... Read more
Okay, I know I am a little late this week with my small stone, but I do have goals this week, and am well on my way.
2 lbs less on the scale
8 glasses of water per day
5 servings of fruit and veges daily - up from 2
couch to 5K in 8 w... Read more
It is taking me some time, but I am finally setting my goals - steps to get to my goal weight.
Well, if I loose two pounds per week, let's see where that puts me.
This week, back down to 236 - got down to 231.
April 4 - 234 - 229 -... Read more
Have you ever told yourself you shouldn't be angry? That anger is bad or negative? Counterproductive?
Have you noticed that when you do this, or react in this way to anger, things get worse? You get more frustrated? Nothing gets better? ... Read more
I am doing a program to run 5K in 8 weeks. Going from couch potato to runner. Lets see if I can do it.
I finished my 5K in week 5. I kept running 5K throughout that week. I decided to change gears. I am now training to run a 10K in 6 w... Read more