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Hooray for the Welcome Wagon!
The Welcome Wagon lady came today. This is a thing where you go to the Welcome Wagon web site and register, and then if they have a rep in your area, they will come and meet with you and give you information and stuff from local businesses. So I... Read more
Had a bad day yesterday.
Been feeling out of sorts for the last little while. Still not feeling great. I expect it's a bit of homesickness; hopefully I'll start feeling better about things soon!
I'm doing an Easter challenge with the Spark Ability Team (which I am ... Read more
Tracking & Thoughts
I've decided to post my tracking once a day. So I'll probably make the tracking post in the morning and then update it throughout the day and post the final tally at the very end.
Date: Sunday, April 5, 2009
Weigh-In: 237 lbs
INT... Read more
Well, what with moving and all, I didn't get to track for the last while of the March Challenge. That's okay, though. I still did my best, and I didn't forget about the challenge - I just couldn't really participate! :)
Now we're in Saskato... Read more
Tracking for 5% and March Challenges
Nutritional - 2L water/day, 6 servings of fruits/veggies
Cardio - 30 minutes per day 6/7 days OR 180 minutes total for the week
Strength - planks (3 @ 30 seconds), 2 full-body workouts
And another pound release!
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March Challenge/5% Challenge Tracking
5% Challenge Goals:
Nutritional - stay within calories 5/7 days. Drink at least 2L of water per day.
Cardio - at least 30 minutes on 5 days
Strength - 50 squats, 50 pushups, 50 crunches, 3 planks (3 days) - AGAIN 3 STRENGTH WORKOUTS C... Read more
Re-Evaluating My Goals...
At the beginning of January, I set myself three goals for the year:
1. Stay on track with my writing
2. Stay on track with my eating and exercise
3. Get the house clean, tidy, and presentable
In the past, I've done really elaborate... Read more
Tracking for 5% Challenge (third week), May Team Challenge (final week), and Ability Team Challenge
Sunday: 241 lbs
T - 2 Meals planned night before
O - I'm going to do some more writing before bed because I did so well today.
G - 15 Minutes of exercises completed + grocery shopping
E - 6 Glasses of water
T - Huddled
H - 5 Hours o... Read more
Weekly Plan: March 8-14, 2009 (5%/May Team/Ability Team)
The 5% Challenge will be posted on Sunday or Monday; I will update this post with that information when I have it. In the meantime, my tracking post will include the past week's goals from this challenge on Sunday.
So, for Sunday... Read more
SPARKS & 5%
It was late (no worries, Cookiedog, I'm not too worried!) so here's this week's challenge goals for the May team.
S - Sluggish bodies don't perform at their best. Try to get 8 hours of sleep nightly this week.
P - Performing new exerc... Read more
Week Three Tracking/5% Tracking/March Tracking
Man, I'm doing a lot of challenges now.
Sunday: 241 lbs
Stretching - Y
Blogging - Y
Nutrition Tracking - 2 points!
Fitness Tracking - Y but I didn't do enough exercise, so 0 points :(
Commented - 0 points
Message Board Post - 0 ... Read more
An update on the exercise problem and another team challenge!
I picked up an issue of a yoga magazine yesterday. It has a 9-pose workout that I can do at home, without any equipment. I tried it last night, and while I'm nowhere near flexible enough to do all the poses exactly the same as in the pictures, i... Read more
I got a comment on my SparkPage today, from a teammate. She encouraged me to try to get in some exercise - at least ten minutes. I'm going to attempt to do that today.
It's difficult to force myself to exercise. I like doing it, and I like ... Read more
Calgary 5% Challenge!
I'll go add the tracking to the post below this, so all my tracking is being done in the same place. Basically, between now and May 4, I'll be trying to lose 5% of my body weight. (Yes, I'll be moving before the challenge is over. I don't think ... Read more
Week Two Tracking
Sunday: 243.5 lbs
T - 7 of Freggies
E - 0 Minutes of Exercise
A - 8 Glasses of Water
M - Motivated!
Writing - 0 words
Packing - 0 boxes
Monday: 244.5 lbs
T - 5 of Freggies
E - 9 Minutes of Exercise
A - 6 Glasses of Water
... Read more