Monday 10/4 Goals Met
-1460 calories, not too shabby - and, I'm not starving either.
-Tried Barre3 class tonight with friends. It was a challenge in a new way - I would try it again for sure.
-Shredded this morning with JM for a great start to my day
-Tracked... Read more
Weekly Goals 10/4 - 10/10
So, this week is going to be a little crazy, what with:
-DH's birthday on Tuesday
-Alumni club reception Wednesday
-Oregon Chiropractic Association reception Thursday
-Good friend's bachelorette / wedding / reception this weekend
Th... Read more
1 Year Sparkversary + Before/After Photos!
So, just a quick blog post to celebrate my one year of community, support, tracking and overall success in utilizing Sparkpeople!
Here's a recap:
September 2009 beginning weight = 172 lbs
September 2010 current weight = 148.4 lbs
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Bleh, I feel like I am in a fog. I have no energy, no motivation to get anything done, no desire to move forward. Funny enough, I am having plenty of anxiety about a number of different topics. Hmmmm, connection perhaps?
I know what has... Read more
D2L2 30 Day Shred
Ahhh! Still quite a challenge this morning with my daily Jillian workout, but improved from yesterday. The cardio segments in this level are killer!
I weighed in at 149.8 this morning!
Now, this mig... Read more
Level 1 30 Day Shred in the books!
I finished Level 1 of Jillian Michaels' 30 Day Shred on 8/31/10 (with a few days off and extra days to make up for it tacked on).
Today, I began Level 2. Boy, I must have really gained a lot of strength in Level 1 to feel like doing it wa... Read more
Here is a fly-by blog about the last few days
-I hit 150 on Friday 8/20/10!!! This was such a huge breakthrough for me. I know I went up a little over the weekend with visiting family and eating a little bit more than usual, but I am back... Read more
Updated Main Page (long-ish post)
I just updated my main personal SparkPage blurb and publically stated for the first time that my husband and I are seriously talking about having a baby.
Maybe this doesn't seem like a big deal, but for me, it is. This is a monumental adm... Read more
Week #6 Sweden Cultural Visit Challenge
So, to complete the cultural visit challenge for my Summer Camp Challenge with my SparkTeam, I contacted a few of my best girl friends and invited them to join me in visiting a historic landmark here in the Portland area - Pittock Mansion. You... Read more
Saturdays are a Problem....
Not because I'm doing things I don't like - quite the opposite! The past two Saturdays have been full of amazing activities. Two weeks ago it was Relay for Life. This past Saturday we spent whitewater rafting and camping with some of our fri... Read more
Relay for Life Recap
I'm so excited to report that I totally exceeded my personal goal of walking a half-marathon (13.1 miles) at the Relay for Life event this past weekend (7/31-8/1).
I walked a marathon (26.25 miles!) instead!!!! ... Read more
Euro Challenge Wk #4 - Le Marché Challenge
Market shopping list (Monday):
Market shopping list (Wednesday):
Peaches! Honey! Cheese! (for cheese challenge)
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30 Day Shred - Day #1
So, I got the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred dvd from Netflix today and I'm making today Day #1 for completing 30 days of Level 1.
It was challenging, but not super-tough. I didn't take any breaks and actually probably need to use heavi... Read more
I Feel Stuck
So, earlier this week I felt like I was making progress and staying on or near my [readjusted] goal line. Not so much today. Both yesterday and today I have felt like I'm making choices to not eat when I am bored and otherwise really stay on ... Read more
Dawn to Dusk Paddle Recap
So, I ended up completing 5 laps around Ross Island with the team - over 5 hours of paddling, working out to roughly 30-ish miles.
#1 Must get what is lovingly referred to by all my teammates as a "butt pad." I am so glad I took a beach to... Read more