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Holiday Challenge
Sunday, November 08, 2009      4 comments

For the impending holiday season I joined a Biggest Loser Style challenge with The 20-somethings with 50-99 to Lose Team to help keep me on track and to push me off of the current plateau I am riding. My goal in joining SparkPeople is to lo... Read more
Change the World Challenge
Sunday, October 25, 2009      0 comments

This week the challenge is to replace a conventional product with a recycled product, or if you currently use only recycled products discuss reclaimed materials. I'm going to try recycled tp again. reducefootprints.blogsp... Read more
Climate Change
Thursday, October 15, 2009      3 comments

The facts supporting climate change have been widely reported across numerous media outlets; I wanted to post this to add one more blog to the list in support of making drastic changes to our lifestyles. Climate change is just one of the ma... Read more
Fitness Points Maxed Out!
Saturday, September 12, 2009      0 comments

Today is the first day I maxed out my fitness points, and I am so stoked. I walked the dog and his buddy to the park and back then I walked to the bus stop then I killed some time before my yoga class on the elliptical then I sweated through my... Read more
Weigh In
Saturday, August 29, 2009      1 comments

I checked by weight earlier this week, and lo! I was down two pounds. This is great, but even better was that my thighs 1.5" slimmer! I have been tracking my food again, and I got to the gym three times this week. However, two of the three ti... Read more
Tracking and Goals and Travel(!)
Saturday, August 22, 2009      1 comments

I stopped tracking my food about a month or so ago; when I started again this week, I was shocked to see how much I am consuming even though I thought I was doing fine. Obviously tracking is something I need to do more of, and I hope to start ... Read more
Week Two Day Two Redux
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      0 comments

Last week I mistakenly completed day two of week two, and I decided I would just do it again at its correct time. Much to my dismay I was not able to complete the final set. My arms just wouldn't do it. I guess the third time is the charm!... Read more
Week Two Day Two on the Pushup Challenge
Sunday, July 19, 2009      0 comments

Although I am not on track with my days (four days resting rather than the correct one day), I completed the first day of week two, except I inadvertently skipped day one of week two. I was still able to exceed the minimum limit so I am stoked... Read more
Day Three of Week One of the Push Up Challenge
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      0 comments

I didn't blog about day two, but I kept right on track and completed forty pushups over five sets then I promptly took an ten day break from exercise. Today is my comeback, and I was able to bust out forty-eight pushups over five sets. I have ... Read more
Day One Week One of the PushUp challenge
Friday, July 03, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I completed day one, week one on level two of the hundred pushup challenge; I was able to knock out five sets of six. This is an amazing improvement over previous attempts. I feel like the goal tracking on SparkPeople has worked to m... Read more
One Hundred Push Ups
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      2 comments

Earlier this year I started the one hundred push up challenge, and for the second time I was derailed by sickness. However, I completed my initial test, and I was able to pump out eleven good form pushups in one set. Here's to small goals and ... Read more
Local Food is Nutritious Food!
Sunday, June 28, 2009      0 comments

Small Footprints at Reduce Footprints is challenging everyone to make one small change in your life to help the environment each week. This week it is to eat local foods with the more local the better. Thanks to my slacking, we only have fres... Read more
Weigh In
Thursday, June 18, 2009      1 comments

After much thought about only weighing once a month, I was not able to restrain my curiosity. I haven't had a stellar week, so I was really expecting status quo. Much to my delight, I did lose half a pound. I know where I messed up and went o... Read more
One Step at a Time
Sunday, June 14, 2009      2 comments

After my first full week, I cannot decide if a weekly weigh in is what I want to do. If the numbers don't drop (or drop as fast as I think they should like this week), I think I might get discouraged and seek solace in chocolate or beer as I ha... Read more