Comments: This challenge* continues to be particularly supportive for me. It has been instrumental to my success in both the weight loss and maintenance phases.
Center Weight: 123.0 lbs
Maintenance Range: 119.31 lbs - 126.69 lbs
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I have been eating at reduced levels for 2 weeks now and the upward trend that began the end of July appears to be turning around. It has not quite come back to where it was before the upward climb began. But, I am essentially where I would like... Read more
I discovered something interesting this morning as I tracked my daily weigh-in. I noticed my scale weight has ridden above the trend line for the last 3 days. The 7-day average has ridden above the 12-week weight average for the last 11 days a... Read more
This morning I had my fourth visit with the physical therapist since being diagnosed with the fractured pelvis. Strength in my legs was re-assessed, new exercises were introduced and I was told to dial it down.
I mistakenly thought that wi... Read more
Disclaimer: Calories burned are an ESTIMATE! I use a SparkActivityTracker, GPS watch, and/or a heart rate monitor to estimate fitness minutes and calories burned. That being said, these estimates have worked well for me. I have been routinel... Read more
Since the injury made itself evident in March, it has been essentially impossible for me to elevate my heart rate without exacerbating symptoms. As directed by orthopedics, whenever symptoms are exacerbated, I am to CEASE ALL ACTIVITY outside o... Read more
Over the last several days I read the article, "Why it’s time to kick your diet pop habit"
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/he alth/what-are-the-health-c osts-of-drinking-diet-pop/ article25322029/ Read more
The journey of the last two years has not only involved small changes, executed consistently ... It has also been an exercise in perseverance. Never has this been more true than the last 16+ weeks following the emergence of an injury and its ev... Read more
I know this. I have seen it at work in my life over the last couple of years. It continues to strike me how amazingly POWERFUL small changes executed consistently over time can be!
So, for any of you that may be thinking that you are not ... Read more
SparkPeople’s Tracking Tools – Nutrition, Fitness, Weight, and SparkActivityTracker - have been instrumental tools supporting my efforts to improve my health, fitness and well-being. Use them! You’ll be glad you did!
Being that I ... Read more
What follows is my last post with SparkPeople's Largest Virtual Weigh-In Team for the month of June. This month saw a true decline in weight -- the first experienced since my sideways trend emerged in December 2014.
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I have been thinking today about yesterday’s fire and its lessons. Life has a way of teaching us things when we have the ears to hear, the eyes to see and are willing to learn. What we do with these lessons is up to us.