This week for the Aspire and Inspire team challenge we are supposed to tell what qualities we admire in a mother. Number one would be love. That’s the most important thing. Then next I would choose kindness, patience, and supportiveness (is t... Read more
In April I went from not exercising at all to exercising every day starting on the 14th. I'm proud of myself for restarting my exercise habit.
I started Leslie Sansone's Great Walk Challenge. The challenge is to walk at least a mile ever... Read more
I've been back on SparkPeople for two weeks now. I have exercised for 10 or more minutes every day (which was my goal). My new goal is to walk at least a mile every day. I just found out about Leslie Sansone's Great Walk Challenge, and I'm la... Read more
I've been back on SparkPeople for a week now. My current goal is to exercise for at least ten minutes a day. I joined the Find 10 Challenge, and I have exercised for ten or more minutes every day. So far, so good!
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I'm on a SparkTeam that is doing a book study of 100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle. Today is Day 1. We are supposed to write out any negative behaviors that have hurt our weight loss success in the past, then say that those were in the ... Read more
I've been thinking about habits recently. Several times in the past few days I've heard that it takes 21 days to make a habit. This has made me think about habits both good and bad. I have bad habits I'd like to break, and good habits I'd lik... Read more
My goodness, I knew I hadn't been on SparkPeople in a while, but I didn't know it had been 430 days! I would like to get back to healthier living, and SP is a big part of that. It is always good motivation for me. My goals for this week are s... Read more
Our assignment for BLC24 is to come up with some SMART goals. SMART goals are Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. I want to keep working on some of the things I started working on at the beginning of January. My three SM... Read more
This chapter of The Writing Diet asks us to look at and think about "ideal" body images. As an assignment, it suggests cutting out magazine pictures of bodies that you like, bodies that "speak to you of feminine beauty". Since I'm doing this o... Read more
I am feeling excited about 2014! I've been working on goals and resolutions, and it has made me really optimistic about the new year.
Here are my plans for the first two weeks of January:
1) Exercise at least 10 minutes every day.
2)... Read more
My sparkfriend 123BITES4ME shared this article, and I wanted to pass it along, too!
Great idea: Tell others about your gratitudes
On Thursday here in America, we are celebrating one of our
national holidays, Thanksgiving Day. For... Read more
This chapter asks us to examine snack attacks and describe a typical one. I don't know that I have a "typical" snack attack. When I do snack, it is on the evenings and weekends, because I'm not allowed to snack at work. I snack for many diffe... Read more
This chapter of the book talks about the acronym HALT. HALT stands for Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired. These are things to watch out for. We tend to overeat when we get too hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. I've actually heard this before, but ... Read more