slower build this time
I'm back to walking...I think it was the step exercises I was trying that nailed my mobility. I will take it very slow....thought I was, but maybe even slower. Steps have been a huge challenge for years now. We are going to a water park in Decem... Read more
ankle and knee gave...they do that some times. its been a long painful day...tried to keep pushing...backfired...now I just want to be able to walk ...
i'd just gotten to that point where I was getting some cool smooth moves instead of stiff s... Read more
eating half as much and moving more
It took a lot to sustain 200# plus! The weight is falling off just reducing portions and moving more! Not even a lot more, just more, every day! I already feel better not digesting so much! I'm finding I'm quite satisfied with much less food. It... Read more
still here..help...life crisis food response
day 3 back, but didn't make it on yesterday...multiple life crisis...family in Er, another in ICU. I got knocked off my stability. I was already overstressed...4 hrs of psychological testing of 13 yr old after she had a stroke. The calls and he... Read more
I'm back...again. moving forward
It's been 200 days since I was last here. I've made progress. 3 steps forward, 1-2 steps back. Way more aware. Way healthier in so many ways. Cardio is probably less efficient. Gotta get back to fitness minutes. I'm here to focus improvements, ... Read more
fresh produce, kid surgery & art
I have a 12 yr old daughter with lung disease & heart disease. Her birth mom was a drug addict. We have adopted her and she's been with us since birth so it's been an ongoing journey of joy and struggles, as parenting any child is. Its just the ... Read more
music and movement
I'm not in pattern of movement. I was walking....injuries stopped that. Then I was doing PT for the injuries....I don't know how I broke that pattern, but I went from 45 min a day workout with weights up to #25 to nothing! I felt really good whe... Read more
maybe not daily, but still here
I joined the sparkguy daily blog challenge, but like so many pieces of my life....I thought it was reasonable but so far...not so much. I thought about it...but the dishes called, the stock market crashed (I'm a trader), the children needed pla... Read more
back & doing blog challenge?
I've gotten much healthier, but still have a long 'weigh' to go!
Age, stress, patterns, health issues an... Read more
Day 7 out of 100 days of healthy changes
I went for a great walk yesterday and today, I'm on 5 straight day of 40 minute intense PT circuits, I made 8500 steps on fitbit yesterday, my goal is 7000 (post knee injury...minimal mobility, etc). I should make that goal easy today. I'm still... Read more
Day 2 emotions seesawing..Make a Wish..
I had no idea how much 'candy crush' and 'scramble with friends' kept my emotions at bay! When I was overwhelmed I zoned out in games, forgot I was overwhelmed and happily moved into my next tasks. Now I'm like a fish out of water floundering, ... Read more
100 days, another 100
What did I do with my last 100? There were some jewels in there...
October, November, December...
Traditions, holidays, starting/facilitating a young adult group 'transitioning into adulthood' group, poetry, child's health improving, doing m... Read more
candy crush stole my life
Today I deleted the game....I'd spent an hour on it before 9am, before I'd even had breakfast! That was an hour of my life I could have spent doing so many other things. I then realistically looked at my time on electronics. Facebook, words with... Read more
My kid has ataxic CP, she's 10 and still can't ride a bike with training wheels without white knuckling it the entire time! I entered her into a contest for an adaptive bike, she needs votes to get it. Just push the vote button, no need to enter... Read more
one block at a time, getting in the groove
I'm here, I'm spinning the wheel, I'm logging my food and fitness minutes...I'm checking off my goals! Last night I was looking at my goals and saw I still hadn't completed some....there was the push! I took the time to complete them just so I c... Read more