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Spark Challenges

Saturday, May 10, 2014      1 comments

I never realized what I was missing by not taking advantage of the Spark Challenges. Participated in one starting Jan. 18 & signed up for TWO spring challenges, one of which is wrapping up in another week. WANTING to get plenty of exercise min... Read more

Strength Training

Saturday, May 03, 2014      3 comments

I was NOT thrilled when this week's challenge focus was on strength training. Yes, I do ST 3x/week, but I couldn't IMAGINE possibly achieving the (seemingly) ridiculous goal of 150 minutes! I ALWAYS do more than that of cardio, but ST??? I'm luc... Read more

Dangers of Winging It-UPDATE

Saturday, April 19, 2014      4 comments

I was NOT perfect, but instead of all the snacks & treats loaded with fats & sugars I had an apple, two Brazil nuts & a 1" square of the tiramisu I'd made, which I'd entered on my nutrition tracker. All in all....... Read more

The dangers of 'winging it'

Thursday, April 17, 2014      8 comments

Am going to a gathering with 15-20 women or more tomorrow for a game night, with everybody bringing snacks & treats at 7pm. At first I wasn't going to have dinner & was going to 'wing it' by having maybe some cheese & crackers, a little dessert,... Read more

ANOTHER Active Day!

Sunday, April 13, 2014      4 comments

Don't know what's going on, but had another active day yesterday: 40 minute cardio workout with Jessica Smith (free on-line videos), then hiked with a friend for an hour, then needed a few things from the store, so biked 25 minutes round trip to... Read more

Active Day!

Tuesday, April 08, 2014      8 comments

Didn't realize I was going to have such an active day yesterday! First I did one of Jessica Smith's ST free online videos, then I walked to work--2.6 miles round trip. I really forgot that I had Zumba class until after I got home, expecting to... Read more

Jessica Smith

Tuesday, April 01, 2014      3 comments

If you haven't checked out jessicasmithtv.com, I HIGHLY recommend it. Since SP ran an article with her in it, I've been downloading her exercise videos every week from an email I signed up for. Everything from HIIT, regular & low impact; various... Read more

Son's crafts

Thursday, January 23, 2014      3 comments

So I can share these with some of my SparkFriends, I'm posting some pendants my son made me for Christmas. It's like a glass-blowing process, only a torch is used. He's alread... Read more

On the Menu: PB & J

Friday, July 26, 2013      2 comments

Had a photo, but wouldn't download. emoticon I Read more

On the menu: Parmesan Tilapia

Thursday, July 04, 2013      2 comments

Made a great spark recipe of Parmesan tilapia recipes.sparkpeople.com/
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5983 with sautéed garlic/spinach in 1/2 tsp olive oi... Read more

Dessert/Snack: SP's frozen banana pops

Sunday, June 30, 2013      4 comments

I don't know if all these recipes actually have the right picture, but mine didn't look ANYTHING like the theirs. Maybe using regular peanut butter rather than natural ma... Read more

On the Menu 6/23/13

Sunday, June 23, 2013      2 comments

Tonight for dinner I made seared cod with peach-mango salsa recipes.sparkpeople.com/
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458626 had along with brown rice ... Read more

FITNESS TRACKER QUESTION

Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

I just entered that I wanted to track my mies each week, especially since I always wear a pedometer, but can't figure out how to track it. On the page marked 'Other Goals, under 'Walk/Run 20 miles per week' it says 'Tracked on fitness page.' And... Read more

Foods to help obesity scientifically/medically proven.

Thursday, March 28, 2013      4 comments

Dr. William Li makes a presentation on TED Talks on how certain foods--naturally, fresh fruits & veggies--can not only help cure some cancers or prevent them from even occurring, but is also beneficial with obesity issues. www.ted.com/... Read more

Coach Nicole's Cardio Blast

Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

Recently received Coach Nicole's Cardio Blast dvd, which I won on one of my spins on the wheel! Today I did one section of it--just a 20-minute section--& thought it was GREAT! I highly recommend it! Read more


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