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Hardest Goal For Me to Meet...
Keeping my calories down!
I've been so HUNGRY this winter season! Even though I stay away from those high-carby sweet trigger foods, I keep gnoshing on one thing after another all day long. I turn to low calorie veggies quite a bit, but obv... Read more
Two - fer
I had started my treadmill session today planning for once to use one of the programs that comes with the treadmill. You know those programs that vary the incline and speed...? Good challenge, right?
Well, it started at such a slow speed th... Read more
Restoring My "Clock"
Many of you may know about my inner alarm clock and how I pride myself on not needing an alarm clock to JAR me awake each morning.
Since the time change last fall, however my "clock" has not been so reliable...and that usually means I overs... Read more
Well, didn't get up early, so I wondered what I could do to challenge myself during my 35 min. treadmill session this morning...at last inspiration came from an old, out of print Al Jarreau song...one of my favorites: "I Keep Calling"
I don... Read more
Snow Shoveling Boogie!
I rocked yesterday boogie-ing to my mp3 player while revelling in my cardio snow shoveling for a couple of hours...I was having so much fun I shoveled well into my neighbor's driveways on both sides of ours. My sweatshirt was SOAKED when I was d... Read more
I've been rocking this past week carving out my "haven" upstairs. My son helped me to move my 250+ pound treadmill upstairs just before Christmas so we would have enough room in our living room for the tree. So we set my 'mill up in our storage ... Read more
Flow: For Love Of Water
While one might question the appropriateness of this ecological topic, one has to admit that WATER is one of the fundamental ingredients of the SparkPeople approach.
Although I've been aware of the growing concerns revolving about the avail... Read more
Freezing Rain: What a GRAND Morning!
More yucky weather, got up too late to do much more than 35 mins. on the treadmill, grinding them out when...
I received a phone call from work: Due to road conditions don't come in till 10!
Woo hoo! A SNOW (er, FREEZING RAIN) DAY!! Ha... Read more
Over the Top 1,000 Calorie Treadmill Workout!
Finally, for the FIRST TIME in this New Year, I found myself rocking under the least likely of circumstances tonight!
I'd had a busy day of going to the landfill with our recycling, seeing clients in my office, doing a smidgen of grocery sh... Read more
Backsliding Into 2009 Goals
Here I've been at it for over two years...really committed to this new and healthy lifestyle...and BAM! Some serious backsliding over the past week!
My DW wanted to make some holiday goodies...and needed my help. I've done this before, no p... Read more
Frosty The Treadmill!
Well my son and I managed to dismantle and heft my treadmill up the stairs to our storage room, where I've cleared out space to set it up. We had to reclaim space in our living room for our Christmas tree!
Moving that 250 pound treadmill be... Read more
Back On Track!
I am OVER that bug...and you know...it's kinda weird, but I MISS it...as there isn't ANYTHING that kills the appetite like a gastrointestinal bug...lol! So now my appetite is back, but hey, stuffing with veggies and water.
One thing I've n... Read more
The Good News Is...
I'm eating next to nothing these past few days...!
The bad news is...this is due to a nasty gastrointestinal bug I'm fighting...ugh!
Lots and lots of water...flushing it out as best I can!
Don... Read more
Working Out When I Don't Want To...!
Been shopping till we're dropping, my DW & I both yesterday and today...not a lot re: $$$, but a lot of time as my DW is heading in for a surgical procedure (not a biggie, more of a diagnostic step) on Tues and figures she isn't going to feel mu... Read more
Working In Exercise
For me, during the week I've GOT to get my exercise in first thing in the morning as I just can NEVER get around to it later. Either I cannot find the time or the day just wears me down to a point where I cannot find the energy to workout later.... Read more