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Streaking through Day 69 with Boundless Energy

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      5 comments

Today was a very high energy day for me. Even though I had to work most of the day, I got up and vacuumed the house before I left for work. At work when it was really quiet, I laid down on the floor and did some crunches. Then when I went out... Read more

Day 67-Taking My Spark Out to Lunch

Sunday, September 23, 2012      5 comments

Today is day 67 of my Spark Streak of staying on my healthy lifestyle and logging into Spark. And today was a new challenge that I haven't had to face in the past 67 days. My whole family met for lunch at an Indian food brunch to celebrate my ... Read more

Streak Day 66 - Feeling My Spark

Saturday, September 22, 2012      3 comments

This morning I woke up aching all over my body. No, I am not sick, I am sore from working out. The last 2 days I have been feeling my Spark. You know how it is? All of a sudden you just get this burst to add a few more minutes, push a little... Read more

THOUGHTS ON DAY 64 STREAK

Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

I definitely feel the power of the streak. Anytime I am feeling a bit lazy I remember how many days I have stayed on track. When my mind starts to wander to those high calorie low nutritious foods - I remember my streak. I am sure that ... Read more

What a Difference a Day Makes Day 63

Thursday, September 20, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I was so tired, no energy, fell into bed early and slept like a log. This morning it was difficult to get out of bed, but once up and going I had a full day. After work I had a quick, small dinner and then we took the dogs out ... Read more

Day 62 - Very Tired after My Jog Last Night

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday I completed Day 2 of Week 7 C25K. The training is 5 minute walking with 25 minute jog and finished with another 5 minute cool down walk. The total distance is 3 K with the walking included. I did my training on the practice football... Read more

Day 61 - Streaking In and Streaking ON

Monday, September 17, 2012      1 comments

Good morning, today is day 61 in a row of logging on. This is my plan for today: 1. Work 2. Walk the dogs after dinner 3. Do my day 2 of Week 7 C25K - if there is enough daylight 4. Check back in on Spark 5. Sleep -... Read more

Day 60 Logging in Spark Streak

Sunday, September 16, 2012      2 comments

I have been very inspired by a lot of blogs lately, but the one that has me coming back everyday is www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=PIXIE%2DLICIOUS Pixie is now on day 200 of staying on track with eating and exercisi... Read more

Perfect Sunday Afternoon

Sunday, September 09, 2012      6 comments

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. *Stopping by Woods on ... Read more

WHY DO I WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT (AND WHAT WILL I DO WHEN I ACHEIVE THIS GOAL)

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      4 comments

On SparkCoach today Coach "SparkGuy" Chris ask the question - to ask ourselves - What is my real goal, or why do I want to lose weight? And what will I do when I reach this goal? My automatic response has been for years, that I want to los... Read more

September Goals

Saturday, September 01, 2012      7 comments

1. Lose 8 pounds 2. Track 2000 fitness minutes 3. Do 4 more weeks of C25K training - completing through week 8 4. Move up to 5 pound weights in strength training 5. Get 7-8 hours sleep per night 6. Continue blogging and encouragi... Read more

EMOTIONAL TIDAL WAVE

Thursday, August 30, 2012      13 comments

My PAST Stress would hit me like an emotional tidal wave and I would let the wave knock me to the bottom of the sea. But now I am prepared for stressful times and I feel... Read more

HOW WILL I KEEP MY MOTIVATION WHEN THE SCALE DOESN'T MOVE?

Sunday, August 26, 2012      5 comments

This was one of the questions from Spark Coach that can be a problem for me. So I have taken a few days to think about all the other ways to stay motivated rather than focussing on what the scale says. 1. The first one is obvious - take meas... Read more

COURAGE IS FACING WHAT LIES AHEAD

Sunday, August 19, 2012      7 comments

The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. —Chinese proverb In October I will have been a Sparkperson for 5 years. I have stopped and s... Read more

IT IS WITH GREAT PLEASURE THAT I GIVE YOU MY "Z" WORD - ZEAL

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      8 comments

"I had looked for happiness in fast living, but it was not there. I tried to find it in money, but it was not there either. But when I placed myself in tune with what I belie... Read more


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