Thank you SparkPeople, thank you 2015
Another New Year, another opportunity to get fit...and live healthy. Why do I sabotage myself and my goals repeatedly' I need help figuring this out so I'm back and will start over once again. Thank you SparkPeople for always being here.... Read more
Oh, has it really been a year since i ran that race? Was so pumped, but also so injured. It took my feet weeks, maybe months to get back to normal. And run...I've done precious little of that since the race. Now I've been reading blogs and piste... Read more
I DID IT!!!
Yesterday, I DID it! I ran a half-marathon! It was my first race EVER and I did it!
I can now say:
1. I'm proud of myself, incredibly PROUD of myself.
2. I'm more than a little bit surprised that I was able to do it.
3. My trainin... Read more
5 days and counting...
Umm, yes...what was I thinking when I signed up for a half-marathon? More on this later...rushed a bit this morning but wanted to share this quote "from the Universe" which is I think, trying to answer that question for me...
What you pa... Read more
OK, trying to build momentum...eating right AND exercising consistently, well...MORE consistently. 2nd week with 3+ days on Ease into 5K again...I think I can, I think I can...... Read more
Ok...so I am becoming increasingly frustrated with the results I am seeing, or NOT seeing as the case may be. Is aging / menopause REALLY having this much of an impact on my metabolism? I have been exercising and eating within reason and I m up ... Read more
Counting down the days...
OK - I am feeling MUCH better and while losing 4+ pounds in a day is nice..I HIGHLY DO NOT RECOMMEND the stomach virus that's going around as a weight loss technique. Very glad to have that (and everything else) out of my system!
On a brigh... Read more
54 days and counting
Today I am very moody. Not at all sure why...I should be energized, invigorated and PUMPED because I've recommitted to improved health, right?
Well...not so much. I am feeling a heavy case of the blues actually. But I won't let it get me do... Read more
This is it
Riiight...how many days until spring break?
Yes, I'm at it again...this time for vain reasons as well as the right ones. I want to be healthy and happy AND be able to wear a swimsuit without extreme anxiety.
For the next 55 days I wil... Read more
I can get back in the swing of it!
I did get up and drag my reluctant rear out of bed onto the treadmill this morning and did 30 minute fast walk / run intervals.
Yay me. And that all I can muster up at this point.
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January 2010 - food for thought and then some
I read this post on another Sparker's blog 9Dianne = METISMOM) and it incorporates so many of my favorite quotes, stories, inspirations as well as a few that are new to me - I particularly like "Rules for Being Human"). I was moved and inspired... Read more
I have nothing to offer...
After reading today's quote...
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
-- George Washington, letter to his niece Harriet Washington, October 30, 1791
I can only say this is getting old... I have no excuses left, n... Read more
Thought for the day:
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
-- Norman Vincent Peale
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Which came first?
Quote for today:
Everything is connected... no one thing can change by itself.
-- Paul Hawken
Ok...so am I waiting for my ass to pull my head out of this funk I'm in or is it the other way around? How can I ACT so UN-mo... Read more
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Another quote that hit home for me today...I want to move OUT of the strain INTO the peace!
Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done. -- Julia Louise Woodruff
New (renewed) commitment: I WILL do 30 minutes of treadmil... Read more