February was a month of getting back into the groove of things again. Hubby and I went to the gym all but three days, with a total of 1,303 fitness minutes for the month. Fruits and veggies made a regular appearance at... Read more
So...I've been back on SP for eleven days, and it's beginning to come back to me. The whole fitness/water/healthy eating thing is starting to feel familiar again.
Seeing myself back, starting over after such a monumental relapse, has caused... Read more
I woke this morning to find myself selected as "Today's Featured SparkPeople Motivator." My first thought: I don't deserve this.
You see, after an INCREDIBLE journey to lose over 100 pounds, I slipped back into old habits and gained 80 poun... Read more
MAINTENANCE IS NOT FOR SISSIES!
My journey has resembled a slip-and-slide lately. Needless to say, I've gotten off-track. So I'm back! Back to following the Spark plan, which I KNOW works.
Sorry for dropping off the radar...but I vow t... Read more
This morning was the Lone Star Stampede in uptown Houston (race number 6 in 2012). I ran in the 5K race at 8:00, and Sam and I ran together in the kid's run at 9:00. Despite some typical Houston humidity, the weather was really pleasant.
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Being sick really has me off my game. All month I managed to exercise at least five days out of each week. Then state testing got here and I fell off the fitness wagon. But I did not worry too much since I was on my feet, pacing serpentine, for ... Read more
Accountability is an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or account for one’s own actions. When it comes to weight loss, it is critical to be accountable for one’s own choices. But it is equally important to build a supportive net... Read more
ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF MY NEW PUBLIC BLOG:
"Jenn's Blab: A Former Dieter's Survival Guide"
The blog will be a hybrid of both new content and some re-purposed versions of my Spark blogs.
Here's the link: jennsblab.blogspo... Read more
We went to Austin for vacation over the weekend. While there, we ate out at every meal, so I was expecting about a three-pound gain on the scale this morning. But to my surprise, I was actually down a pound since Friday morning!
I guess thi... Read more
Quick race report...
Wow, the weather was fabulous in Austin this morning. It was definitely a terrific day for a run. I had THE best time!
Chip time 31:15
Overall place 194th of 549
9th place of 39 in 40-44 Age Group... Read more