It's a no-brainer that sports teams need coaches to help motivate and direct the action on the field.
Why is it so hard to realize that we need coaching in other aspects of our lives too? We can't be experts at everything, despite all the ... Read more
I'm sorry that I haven't written Luke's birth story to share with all of you yet. As you can imagine, it's been a rollercoaster emotionally, physically and mentally since bringing Luke home from the hospital last week.
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Is Today the Day?
So, officially, today is our "due date."
There is nothing happening ... Read more
Counting down....are we there yet?
So, everyone keeps asking how much longer / what week are you / when are you due. Honestly, knowing the statistics that only 3% of due dates are correct, I purposely forgot what my "official due date" was months ago. I've mostly been focusing... Read more
Good week / Challenging Week @ 34.5 wks
Sorry I haven't blogged in awhile. I wasn't really feeling like sharing much I guess.
This was both a good week and a challenging week.
Challenge wise, my 2.5 yr "pupp... Read more
So, I got my new heart rate monitor on Monday and have been testing it with various exercise activities I do.
I'm wondering if it's actually accurate and looking for comments from other folks that use one.
I have been estimating, bas... Read more
Heart Rate Monitor, ho!
I've been researching and wanting a heart rate monitor for several months now. I didn't have one last year during my weight loss journey and looking back, I think it would have been a great tool to really help me track calories burned.
My ... Read more
Better week but still...
I managed to calm myself down over the weekend, especially in light of most everyone's positive support, here and elsewhere, and had a pretty good week this week in terms of body image and positive thinking. It helped that I was so busy with wo... Read more
Disappointing Prenatal Visit
Everything is fine with the baby - heart beat a good 151bpm, size is measuring fine, head down, everything on track for 26.3wks.
However, I have gained another f'ing 10lbs since my last visit about a month ago.
This puts me up to 183l... Read more
One week of Jazzercise
I told myself at the start of this week that I could do five days of Jazzercise in a row and that it would help me feel better about a lot of things.
So I did - I went every day this week (M-F) at 4:45pm - and it was fantastic! ... Read more
So, I've been wishy-washy in using Spark in the past six months.
That might have something to do with my pregnancy :)
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Beat Warrior Standard!
So, just a quick post to say...
-I've been sticking to being active on SP for at least 5-10 min tracking / 5-10 min commenting for the past two days. Go me!
-I attended a Standards fitness testing session with my dragonboat team this mornin... Read more
Motivation, in whatever form
So, something happened in my family yesterday that has really made me stop and think about what it is I have been doing in the past year, in terms of weight loss, healthy eating, improved lifestyle. All these were choices that I wanted to make... Read more
Stepping Forward and Not Back
from a comment I left on a friend's page,
"To say that I've been off the plan/wagon/etc would be an understatement. While I have still been working out, I have been eating whatever, whenever I want. My scale and how I've been feeling definite... Read more
Weekly Goals Met
So, I have....
-tracked all week, even if it was at the end of the day and in review instead of as I was going to help keep myself in check. I haven't freaked out about what I was eating, and instead just ate what I felt like within moderatio... Read more