I like spring. But I had a great winter. My daughter's school does a winter program of skiing weekly for the month of February, and I volunteered. It got me back into winter fun. So much so that I decided to give snowboarding a try. It wasn't ea... Read more
3 months, really?
Huh, I guess I haven't checked in for some time. Things are going well. I'm eating well, working out regularly (finished 1 round of Insanity and just starting a hybrid 90 days of Insanity and P90x - with some walking and yoga to be added), I fee... Read more
I felt like a tank yesterday. You have days like that? I just got good news about my progress, I've been doing really well, then BAM! out of nowhere I feel like crap. I don't know why. I was too tired to care. Well, I think that was definitely p... Read more
Keepin' it going
That's the hardest part, isn't it?
Why? What makes it so hard to keep up healthy habits especially when you're seeing positive change? Well, impatience, for one. The perception of time is so different when you're trying to lose weight. And ... Read more
8 weeks 2 pant sizes
Pretty cool! I have to say the first 12 pounds I lost was a real motivator. I don't have a scale, so I have to wait to be around one to check that stat. Monday I'll weigh in again. But I've lost 4 inches on the waist, 1 on the neck and calves, 2... Read more
Walk in the park
Well, usually I walk in the neighborhood...
ANYWHO, I am doing really well with eating and walking. Now. I'd like to add strength training, but I am so not looking forward to it, and I don't really know why.
Any fun starter ideas out ... Read more
New tactics working
So, this weight loss thing has been on my mind for 7 years, since having my 1st child. I thought I knew what had to be done, and when I failed or gave up after a month I thought it would be too hard. Then comes the right motivation: a health sca... Read more
Just thought I note that I ate half of my meal at lunch with familt today. Usually I eat so fast, that I eat too much. I planned ahead and it worked out, Yay for me. :)... Read more
Skipping Breakfast is Good for Me
So, I've known forever that I wasn't a breakfast person. The though of eating in the morning makes me nauseous. BUT I forced myself to follow the "rule" of never skipping breakfast to improve my health for quite some time.
Anywho, recently ... Read more
1 month in
I had a great month: 80 miles walked, 6 miles biked (just got my bike back today :), tracked my food daily, lost 8 pounds. Somehow, even after writing and reading this I am disappointed. My body measurements haven't changed, which seems odd. My ... Read more
Back - Again
So, I'm at this again after another baby and more added weight. However, I a also in a new home i a much more supportive community. My neighborhood is amazing for walking, biking, and the surrounding areas have so much goin on. This time, I'm ma... Read more
how much to eat?
ok, so i've been doing vigorous HIIT exercise for 40 minutes 6 days a week, i am trying to lose weight, and i have been tracking my nutrition. it seems i am usually at the top of my calorie range, and occasionally going slightly over on the week... Read more
so, i threw out my scale a while back.
i thought i was around a certain weight.
i started the insanity workout 2.5 weeks ago.
i thought i may have lost a couple pounds.
i went to the doctor for a checkup.
apparently i am 10 pounds... Read more
i'm am really loving the insanity workouts. they are challenging and effective. i'm really happy that i've stuck with the schedule for 2 and a half weeks with only 2 days off. today i made it all the way through the warm up without stopping to r... Read more
today is a great day - for so many reasons. it's a beautiful spring day, i had breakfast with extended family, hanging out in the yard, having more family over for dinner - and i feel great.
i feel great because i completed a week of the i... Read more
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