Work Weight Loss Challenge Is Done!
Before anyone gets any ideas about filling me in how unhealthy what I did was and how much damage I did or what I did wrong or how I lost muscle instead of fat...please, please save it. I know all of this. It was a competition.
I was comp... Read more
Weight Loss Challenge At Work!
It's been too long since I've blogged...goodness I need to get back to my daily check-ins on here!
So, I work with mostly men (only one other female) and none of them are active or eat healthy. One guy had that gastric sleeve surgery last ... Read more
I can do this.
A year ago I was doing the occasional mudrun and 5k on the weekends. Monday through Friday, I was working out with weights and running several times a week, training for the Tough Mudder. My eating wasnít 100% clean but I avoided fast food and... Read more
1. Get off my butt
2. Run 3 X's week...at least 2 miles every time
3. Weight train 2 X's week
4. Wean myself off junk & sugar...AGAIN!!!
I have been OUT of commission for a few months. Iíve been here, done this ... Read more
The Fitness Room
I moved into my current apartment with full intention to use the fitness room they provide free of charge. I donít know what took me so long but yesterday I finally followed through. It was clean, it smelled clean, and the machines are in good... Read more
Getting my money & nutrition in order!
Have you ever thought that overeating and overspending are correlated? I think so.
Over the last week, I have been working to come up with a budget, one that wonít leave me starving or on a beans & rice meal plan. I believe it can be don... Read more
I have one fallen arch which puts pressure on my ankle, knee, hip and shoulder on one side. It's not painful but I've been seeing a chiropractor for four months because of my lower back. Getting regular adjustments has helped tremendously and ... Read more
Planning for Fall/Winter
I have the potential to be the most organized person everÖIím not though, I just have the potential to be. Sigh. I also have the potential to be the biggest couch potato everÖbut I canít afford to buy a new wardrobe every other month so I try ... Read more
I am...one Tough Mudder!
WARNING: LONG but detailed & helpful for future tough mudders :)
First, I guess Sparkpeople limits how many fitness minutes we can log in per day? On Sunday, I did the Tough Mudder in 5 hours start to finish, (more to follow). On the ri... Read more
Swimming, running & strength
One of the status notes I put up yesterday was ďmy swimming totally stinks but my running and strength kick tailĒ. Recently, I decided to take swimming lessons to avoid drowning in an upcoming mudrun/obstacle race. I am not a natural in the wa... Read more
To Join a Gym or Not...
I don't know why this decision is giving me fits but it is!
I got rid of all my workout equipment (weights, bands, tower) when I downsized for my move. I didn't think I'd have room for it and I was right. Unfortunately, I haven't done an... Read more
Itís been a month, really? While I am good about logging in every day, itís been a month since Iíve written a blog; my how time flies!
I have had some challenges with binges and sweets in the last month. Thankfully, they havenít gotten so... Read more
August came & went
Okay, over the last monthÖthe downsizing was a success! I moved from a 3/2 duplex into a 1/1 apartment. Although I was DREADING the sorting, garage sale, packing and unpacking of my stuff went well; I can say that now that itís all past me. I... Read more
Squat Challenge & Dating Naked (rated G)
Starting today, Iím doing a Squat Challenge I found on facebook. Itís very simple: start today with 50 squats and continue this every day, adding 10 to the previous dayís amount. On the last day of August, I should be doing 250 squats!!! The... Read more
Motivation & Accountability feedback wanted please!
What do you do to stay motivated? Those of you who work out routinely, a few times a week every week to every dayÖwhat drives you to it? Do you set small goals, as in a few pounds or inches at a time? Do you have a fitness model you look to? ... Read more
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