Always have a plan. If life changes, then make a new plan.
It may seem simplistic, but I think it really speaks to the idea that you will never be able to plan for everything, and even when you think you've thought of everything -- somethin... Read more
I'm heading to the beach for a long weekend -- really looking forward to the change of scenery and being away from work.
Today marks five full days of staying on track with calories and making healthy food choices. I've decided not to stres... Read more
Originally, I was planning on doing weekly blog entries, but I see it's been a bit longer than that already! Such is the nature of time sometimes.
Update on me: The last two-three weeks have been mostly trying to get into the right frame o... Read more
Yes, I did seem to fall off the face of the planet the last year here -- it's been a pretty rough year. I'm back now, and just got done revamping my SparkPage a bit. I've come to the conclusion that the last two and a half years have probably be... Read more
So, when getting re-revved up last month and setting up my fitness plan and diet plan on the SparkPeople account settings, I took notice of a new feature of the daily calories that takes into your daily exercise. Woohoo! Since I've been wearing ... Read more
I've always love this poem...
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I'm telling lies.
It's in the reac... Read more
In the spirit of a clean slate, I am so excited for this weekend because I bought a new (used) treadmill that is being delivered on Saturday morning.
The last 6 months have been a pretty much abysmal failure as far as weight loss and health... Read more
So I fell off the Spark wagon a few months back from what was, in retrospect, fairly haphazardly committed plan anyways. Now with the New Year here, I've of course renewed my interest in losing weight and getting in better fitness shape. No matt... Read more
So this morning while I was vacuuming, I realized that my vacuum wasn't sucking up stuff very well, compared to when I first bought it. (I have one of those uber fancy vacuums specific for pet hair that I swore was one of the best things on the ... Read more
I have been on vacation from work this week, doing a stay-cation, which has been really great. Furthermore, I have been able to go the gym in the middle of the day, when less people are there, and really get nice long workouts in which also has ... Read more
So it's mid-October already. Hard for me to believe that the holidays are peeping around the calendar corner. Well, according to all of my calculations earlier in the year, I'm supposed to be totally skinny by now and in the best shape of my lif... Read more
So my new weight loss plan has been partly helped by two new discoveries, which I will now share with each of you!
1) Buying a new car really helps with getting increased walking in.
Huh? Let me explain. So two and a half weeks ago, I fin... Read more
Okay. so after my 5:30 am workout at the gym (body combat) -- YAY me for getting up and going twice a week in the mornings now. On the way to work, I accidently tried to break into the Air Force base here in town. See below for detailed story on... Read more
I have no one to blame but me *shakes finger at self*. On the other hand, after falling down the mountain for the umpteenth time, I am determined to climb back up again. I started Spark almost a year ago, and then really got down to business abo... Read more