I have gotten off track since I went out of town for my grandson's birth.
I need to take time to reflect on how I got here, why I came to SparkPeople in the first place, and what it is that I say to myself that makes it "ok" to ac... Read more
Yesterday I had to go to Walmart to pick up something.
On the way out of the store, as I was walking to my car, I suddenly just wanted to run to my car, but since I'm pretty sure I look really bad when I run, I held myself back and just walke... Read more
After almost three weeks of no real exercise (except for a little bit of interactive video games with my grandson), I am back to my walk toward Subiaco.
Here is the link to the original blog and my mileage so far:
www.sparkpeop... Read more
The sun made me sick again today.
I went out for my walk/run about 6:50 this morning. The rest of the day has been spent in bed with chills, body aches, burning eyes, and extreme fatigue.
I think it is time to take the walk to the gym and... Read more
Hey, hey, hey!!!
I'm back and when I got on the scale this morning, I weighed 202.8. I guess the strange deal with the scale was that it said I had lost weight a couple of weeks ago when I actually hadn't. I don't know...but, I'm back from the... Read more
I've had the weirdest week with my weight.
OK...you remember the experiment I was doing?
Well, it hasn't gone so well.
Just as a reminder, here is the Hypothesis:
"Hypothesis: If I eat 1200- 1250 calories, drink, 8 glasses of wa... Read more
With reference to my previous blog, I love to look at people.
When I look at people, I take in all of them...their faces, skin color, eyes, texture and color or their hair, the composition of their face with all the shadows and lines, their cl... Read more
A few years ago, when I struggling with the first signs of aging in my face, I was really distressed about it....especially in this culture where it seems that beauty is a god, wrinkles and fat are forbidden, and perfection is a must...even at t... Read more
My grandson is about to make his entrance into the world. My daughter is having all the symptoms of early labor.
Please pray that she doesn't go into labor at night because it is difficult for her to get to the hospital at night.
Also,... Read more
I'm still following my experiment as closely as possible, and today, I was running around all day and didn't get to eat the way that I should.
I ate high fiber cereal and almond milk for breakfast, grabbed 1/3 of a black forest subway sand... Read more
I went for my walk/run toward the "monks' today and I noticed during one of my "running" intervals I noticed that something changed.
I call it "running" because it makes me feel stronger, but I'm pretty sure it's anything BUT running. Read more
I have known many people whose anger motivated them to exercise, clean house, and other things that were productive, and I noticed last week when my stress levels were extremely high, that I walked further than I normally would have.
It's s... Read more
I sometimes get discouraged, as I'm sure you have seen, so I'm creating a virtual treasure chest where I collect blogs, tips, articles, uplifting quotes, and things that people have said to me to encourage me along the way.
This is my treas... Read more