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End of one challenge, beginning of another

Thursday, June 04, 2015      4 comments

The Spring Training challenge ended at work, and our team got perfect points for exercising 5 days a week for 6 weeks. Go Posse! However I have fallen off my personal yoga challenge and want to get on it again. I also want to incorporate some wa... Read more

Yoga and a challenge

Monday, April 20, 2015      2 comments

Today marks 2 new challenges starting. One, which some family members are also joining, is the Spring Training exercise challenge at my workplace. We record our exercise minutes as a team and compete for prizes with other teams. It always gets m... Read more

I hope I never get tired of starting over

Saturday, April 18, 2015      4 comments

I seem to have a love-hate relationship with tracking and exercising. Well I am doing both again after being weighed at the doctor's and being 6 lb over my baseline. I know, scales are different, and clothing and time of day. Still I was unpleas... Read more

Back to tracking once more

Thursday, April 02, 2015      3 comments

Well, I've once again convinced myself that I can't do "intuitive" or "instinctive" eating. In the last 3-4 weeks I have asked myself "am I hungry" countless times and found that the answer didn't affect my eating decision. There is too much con... Read more

Book review

Sunday, March 22, 2015      0 comments

I just read Eat what you love, Love what you eat by Michelle May MD. Much of it is taken directly from Am I Hungry? Her first book. But I like how it included emotional hurdles and issues in the discussion of why we eat, what we eat etc. also, i... Read more

Back to tracking

Sunday, February 15, 2015      2 comments

Yes once again I strayed from tracking, and my weight is inching up. Today, back to tracking, and I walked for 15 minutes in very cold weather without any problems. My goal is to do yoga & PT later. I started reading a book called "Am I Hungry?"... Read more

Cold snap

Wednesday, February 11, 2015      1 comments

There are some things that are good to do in below zero weather: make ice outside, freeze ice blocks for my ice wall in the yard, de-moth my wool yarn by deep freezing it. As well as favored indoor pursuits. My energy is at an all time low howev... Read more

February the longest month

Monday, February 02, 2015      1 comments

We have somehow gotten thru January and February greeted us with the biggest snowstorm in 2 years. We got off easy compared to many, still had our share of digging out. I am skipping an unofficial work challenge called Summer Shredder which is a... Read more

Snow shoveling

Monday, January 26, 2015      4 comments

Great workout that snow. I almost broke my shovel. Winter comeback continues. I had really good eating today including 6 F/V. Has anybody read the book "eat what you love, love what you eat"? I just heard about it today, there's a book club at w... Read more

Tracking, and in a slump

Saturday, January 24, 2015      3 comments

After a brief hiatus from tracking, I came back to it. I need the structure of calorie, exercise and weight tracking. I'm not someone who can go it intuitively or keep things in my head, remember or guesstimate. So I am back to tracking everythi... Read more

Hiatus

Saturday, January 10, 2015      0 comments

I had to take a hiatus from all tracking, goals and checklists for about a week. Having finished "Maintain Don't Gain" at work, a challenge that involved a lot of keeping track, I was sort of burned out. I thought I would reassess on 1/19, MLK J... Read more

New Year

Saturday, January 03, 2015      1 comments

I did what I usually do on New Year's. Year of the Sheep, I got out my little papier-mâché sheep and wooden sheep plaques, made a simple sheep painting for my new year's letter to my friend. We had festive but calorie-contained dinners and jus... Read more

Uptick in weight after Christmas week

Sunday, December 28, 2014      2 comments

So predictable. I have one more week on my work challenge to shave off 0.4 lb in order to "maintain don't gain". The rich foods in the house are diminishing in number and I am still exercising. Happy new year to all fellow sparkpeople!... Read more

Lost another pound

Saturday, December 20, 2014      1 comments

WooHoo! Glad to see that line on the graph starting to trend downward. This coming week is the hardest possible week for weight loss, for me, so if I can maintain I'd be more than happy. Going to see NP on 1/16 so I'd like to see progress by the... Read more

Ramping up the yoga practice

Friday, December 19, 2014      1 comments

Today I got back into yoga after 2 days off. I'm so excited about my new app called "yoga studio" and my new Bluetooth style speaker so I can hear the instructor without earbuds & wires. I did my first class, and was almost able to keep up. A fe... Read more


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