My Odd-yssey, Insanity & Nutrition Week 6 By The Numbers...
I have finished the 6 weeks of Insanity & diet. This week wasn't as good as I would have wanted but I can't complain overall.
Last Sunday I had a birthday dinner out which I made smart choices but it is still eating out. Also, had a party y... Read more
Has It Really Been 3 Years?
Today, August 10, 2012 is actually my 3 year anniversary of signing up on Spark. I remember walking by one of my co-workers and he was entering label information from food on the computer and I asked him what he was doing? He told me and I said,... Read more
In Just 1 Week...Oh Goodness...
By this time next Monday, I will have had my long awaited weigh-in. Geez that sounds great and scary all at the same time! I really try not to put all of my stock into that number on the scale because I know I have been doing really well, but it... Read more
I find it much easier to get me workouts in with some music in the background. Makes the workouts go by faster, at least in my head. Plus the music can get me kind of pumped up and ready to go. It helps me get in more reps and can get me moving ... Read more
My Odd-yssey, Insanity & Nutrition Week 5 By The Numbers...
I have finished the 5 weeks of Insanity & diet. It has been going really well! I changed a few things this week.
1st - cut calories from around 2,225 a day to 2,100 a day.
2nd - cut fat from mid 30's to around 30
3rd - cut carbs f... Read more
My July Retrospective...
My original idea was to change my eating habits and lose some weight to start. I wanted to get the diet thing going in the right direction first, before I ever started working out again. Plus, losing some weight would make the workouts easier on... Read more
My Odd-yssey, Insanity & Nutrition Week 4 Numbers...
I have finished the 4 weeks of Insanity & diet. So far so good I think! My next weigh in is about 2 weeks away so we shall see how that goes!
My Week 1 averages per day were...
(7/1-7/7) Week 1 - 2,246.0 cal/day...28.6 fat/day...334.0 ca... Read more
Updating The Sodium Conundrum...
My blog about possibly solving the sodium problem on July 17th...
Well, it has been over a week since I think I got my sodium thing under control and I can honestly say that I have stuck to it! Even 2 out of the last three days I stayed wit... Read more
My Odd-yssey, Insanity & Nutrition Week 3 Numbers...
I have now finished the first 3 weeks of Insanity along with a really good diet! I must say, I am really looking forward to weighing in August 13th at this point! I have really stayed disciplined with eating & working out!
My Week 1 average... Read more
Trader Joe's & "The Blair Witch Project"?
Trader Joe's. Seriously.
Does anyone have one near them and do they go to it? What are your thoughts on Trader Joe's?
I have been hearing for months how great of a store this is. I have been hearing for months that it is always so busy... Read more
The Small Things Along The Way...
This won't be a particularly long or informative blog post. This one is more of a recognition for myself after such hard work to get to where I am now 74 days into this journey. Every once in awhile, something pops up that is a bit unexpected an... Read more
Sodium Problem Solved? Perhaps...
I wrote a blog entry last week saying that I was doing great in all my trackable categories except for sodium. I have only been averaging around 4,500 mg of sodium per day which is almost twice my daily MAX! WAAAAYYY to much sodium!
Well, I... Read more
My Odd-yssey - Insanity, Week 2 Numbers In Review...
I have now finished the first 2 weeks of Insanity and I couldn't be happier! All the soreness has gone away and now I can just get a good workout in!
My Week 1 averages per day were...
2,246.0 calories, 28.6 fat, 334.0 carbs, 174.7 protei... Read more
Supplements, Vitamins, and Things Oh My...
I have done a lot of reading and research on supplements and vitamins and exactly what I should take. I figured I would put a blog out about it to see what else anyone else might have for advice on what to take.
I take flaxseed oil, fish oi... Read more
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When In Rome...
On Spark, I really enjoy reading other people's stories and goals. I also enjoy seeing what fellow Sparks will treat themselves to when they reach a mini goal or an ultimat... Read more