One of my goals in taking a week off from work, aside from relaxation, was to try to do some serious house cleaning. I've had so much business travel the last few months that things have seriously piled up at home. If someone knocked on the do... Read more
I had a wonderful fourth of July weekend with my BFF. I've got to do things like that more often!
I'm behind on posting my DIY Challenge/Killer Consistency assignments. Trying to get caught up now.
First off, my belated Personal De... Read more
Day two of my DIY Killer Consistency challenge! Already got in 5K in the gym this morning and getting ready to go to an art festival with my bestie who flew in yesterday.
The NSV? Using the heart rate monitor on the elliptical I saw how m... Read more
I was supposed to post this yesterday, but life got in the way.
Joining the DIY Challenge for the next six weeks. For info., check out the link: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4328263 ... Read more
So today is the last day of my June Flab on Fire Challenge. Here are the final stats:
Starting weight: 177
Goal weight: 170-173
Final weight: 178
Exercise Goal: 900 minutes
Final Minutes: 1000+
The number from the scale is ... Read more
Only five days left to go in the Flab on Fire challenge! I've got to stay very focused for the next week. The junk is cleared out of the house. I'm going to pick up some salad for lunch at the office... I think the really important thing will... Read more
It's amazing to me, as many years as I've been dieting, or making a lifestyle change, or whatever you want to call it, how much the number on the scale can still occasionally throw me for a loop.
I'm a frequent weigher. It works for me, an... Read more
You know... I've been at this weight loss thing for most of my life. You'd think it would be simple by now. After all, there are few things that surprise me anymore.
One of the things that I know from 30 or so years of dieting experience ... Read more
I'm on my way to the airport, so this will be quick...
Last week I carved out some time to visit a couple of museums in Minneapolis. The museums were wonderful and I got several miles of walking in too. My body is still yelling at me!
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Lately my exercise routine has been... how shall we call it? Sporadic.
My cardio has been hit or miss, and I've fallen so far off the weight training wagon, that I can't even see it anymore.
Obviously, that's affecting my weight. A... Read more
On the road again this week... This time on a flight.
I haven't had to fly for several months. When I got on my originating flight and buckled the seat belt I was completely overwhelmed for a while. Then on the second flight, I actually s... Read more