Many of my SparkFriends know that DH and I have been working on a project here in the apartment. Our landlord, dear soul though he is and always here when we need him, is one of those get-it-done-as-fast-as-possibl
e people, never mind if it... Read more
Battle Plan 11, baby steps
This will be my 6th 8-Week Battle! I can't believe how little I've managed to accomplish in all these battles - I have yet to hit 20 pounds lost here on Spark! I'm only a couple pounds away from that point, and would like to get there before t... Read more
Posted to my Red Squad, but a lesson for everyone.
I'm glad you are all here to keep my mind occupied tonight. Just got word this afternoon that a dear friend and former coworker died unexpectedly over the weekend, leaving her 94-year-old mother to use her lifeline button to get the rescue squad... Read more
October Challenge Final Report
October Challenge Final Report!
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Track food: After 10/17, I tracked every day! 14 days times .05 per day = .70
8 glasses of water: Goal met every day = .70 more
Calorie Range: 12 days out of 14 - pretty ... Read more
Hey! Guess what? God certainly works in mysterious ways! I ran out of time on my shopping trip yesterday, having to forego the farthest away store where I buy my fresh produce in order to get dinner and be ready for the early Series game in Texa... Read more
October Challenge Update and the Battle Begins!
Track food: Since 10/13 when I last blogged it, I have tracked every day, so 4 days times .05 per day = .20
8 glasses of water: Goal met every day = .20 more
Calorie Range: 4 days out of 4 - not horrible, but can work on it = .20
... Read more
Here it is, Pat, as I promised you! Don't know how thorough it's going to be, but here it is anyway!
Track food: Since 10/3 when I last blogged it, I have tracked every day, so 11 days times .05 per day = .55
8 glasses of water: Goa... Read more
Figuring it out.
Okay, so I set my goals yesterday for this month. Now I'm trying to figure out the best way to keep track of them. I know blogging daily would be the best way to go, but I also know myself better than that. I would do great for the first thre... Read more
I read another Warrior's blog today and am motivated by her goals for October. Thanks Brenda! I love the idea of "paying" myself to keep on track! I'm going to start small:
Nickle - one for each day I track foods
one for e... Read more
Slowest Losers are SMART!
Okay. So, I pulled this little chart/phrase/mnemonic, call it what you like, from a transcript I was working on a few weeks ago. It was a gentleman talking about how government should work, but I really thought it applied to Spark in general, ... Read more
August Challenge revisited
I broke the clip on my pedometer, and it won't click along properly just floating around in my pocket. It registered something like 886 steps for two full days - one of which was my shopping day! Aside from that, sometimes life gets in the way... Read more
I will blame the missing days of my tracking - and rightfully - on the crunch to get the Bride's Guide we've been working on done in time for the wedding on Saturday. It is now done - so I have no excuse for staying off track! I'll be back tom... Read more
A - available or married?.....married
B - Book? .......Leon Uris' Exodus
C - Cake or Pie? .......pie
D - Drink of Choice? ..........white wine
E - Essential Item? .....DH!
F - Favorite Color? ....... Sapphire
G - Game to play or watc... Read more
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Day 9 - August Challenge
Monday, August 9, 2010
1: Wheel spun - done
2: Water tracked - done
3: Steps logged - done
4: Food tracked - done
5: 5 Fruits/Vegetables - nope - only three today, no matter how I count it. Going to stop at WallyWorld on the way in... Read more