So, after losing 60 pounds using Sparkpeople back in 2010-2011, I'm back up to my heaviest weight (243 pounds, for what it's worth). I was 187 pounds in February 2011. Back then, I think my goal weight was 160, which now seems ridiculous. I no l... Read more
For someone who was never athletic as a child or as a teenager, I sure do spend a lot of time doing athletic stuff as an adult. A few months ago, I was thinking about the sports/fitness stuff I do and ranked it in order of preference:
1. Golf.... Read more
By now, I've tried so many different kinds of things to lose weight that I definitely know what works best for me and my annoying tendency to get very excited about a new way of eating for about two weeks before deciding it's too much work. (It'... Read more
So, I keep trying this thing, and honestly I AM a little discouraged with myself for not being able to stick with it, but also encouraged because I keep trying. Anyway, I've somehow let myself get within 10 pounds of my highest weight and that i... Read more
I just re-wrote everything on my Spark page. It's been so long since I regularly visited/used SP that it seemed stupid to pretend that I've been continuously working on this for the past three years. I haven't. There are huge holes between my vi... Read more
I don't have to pretend that's a real word, because I put in hyphens. (That's my spellcheck rule toward adding to the English language. Incidentally, this means spellcheck isn't a real word.)
What I did this weekend:
- I made my bed for t... Read more
So, I have this personal rule about running in the summer. I have an 83 deg. F cutoff for acceptable running weather. If it's any hotter than that, I don't run outside.
Or so I have always said.
Last night, it was about 92 or so and I... Read more
Something awesome happened over the weekend. No, I didn't win the lottery or meet a great guy, or even lose weight. Nope. My scale was water damaged and doesn't work any more, so I decided to throw it away and not replace it. No more "tyranny of... Read more
Contains spoilers for the first mission of the running app, "Zombies, Run!'
Last night I took a "run" with the Zombies, Run! app (for Android) for the first time. I have to put run in quotes because I haven't had any kind of a run since Mar... Read more
KARVY09 has a fantastic challenge starting- just when I need it most!
The template is here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4956144
And here is my first entry.
SUMMER ACCOUNTA... Read more
I eat the same thing for breakfast every day, Monday through Friday: two whole wheat waffles with a tablespoon each of peanut butter and homemade jam, with a cup of coffee and sugar-free vanilla caramel creamer. I try to eat nearly the same thin... Read more
I noticed something interesting when preparing to enter my lunch foods today. I rely pretty heavily on the nutritional information that others have entered in the food search and often take it for granted that people will enter the correct info ... Read more
I crossed my second forbidden watershed weight recently. I remember when I got to my lowest weight in ten years. I said I'd never be over 200 pounds again. I also expressed how happy I was to no longer be part of the obesity epidemic.
Then ... Read more