I have not been here in soooo long.
Today, I wanted to write a blog about the TOPS organization.
In December of this past year, my new family doctor, to whom I had lamented about re-gaining 15+ lbs of my 52 lb weight los... Read more
I'd like to sum up how I did in September.
Sept 1st: 176.6
Oct 1st: 176.0
Miles Ran (or hiked): 86.1
I started the first week of September with a goal to run 3 miles (almost) every day. Every week, I attempted to bui... Read more
My dh and I asked our son, who is 6, how he liked a new restaurnat that we were trying out. He replied that he missed the old restaurant. It was, he remarked, the only restaurant that served "dirt dessert", a much-loved kiddie-concoction of worm... Read more
1. Track all my food and exercise, both here on Spark and on paper in my calendar. ----- not done. We had a power failure for about 30 hours -Sunday evening until Monday evening and I turned that into a personal failure too. I stopped trying, an... Read more
Today, I didn't feel like working out. But....I've recommitted to a healthy lifestyle as of July 1st (after gaining 15 lbs in the past 10 months -and ending up 18 lbs above goal weight ) The recommitment is going well! 13 days worth of "just ... Read more
Today, Day 1, went well. I stayed in range and even exercised in the evening, a rare occurrence for me. But now I am hungry, tired and it's time for bed. But I know there will be fireworks going off all around the neighbourhood. Fat chance of s... Read more
Happy Canada Day!
I'm laying bare the truth about my body right now. I'm posting this on my page and will update it every day with my weight, my calories in and my exercise. Once a month, I will update my measurements.
I think this wa... Read more
I am committed to getting serious in July. I hope that by making July a good, losing month, I will get on a roll and continue losing weight for the rest of the year. I want to be back at goal weight in time to ring in the New Year. Tomorrow mor... Read more
I just read the article below. I won't be eliminating all those foods from my diet at once, and some of them not ever, but in July it will be NO FRENCH FRIES FOR ME!
Next up (in August): POTATO CHIPS!
www.theglobeandmai... Read more
That's how many points I think I got today. No exercise. Ate out in a restaurant and my dh, who got there before me ordered TWO entrees for me, and I seem to have done my best to eat BOTH of them.
Tomorrow will have to ... Read more
Exercise = 2 pts
Did ST (50 push-ups, 75 squats, 50 lunges, 3 minutes of prone cobras)
And did intervals: 10 min warm-up, then 8x300m intervals at 12.5 kph with 200 m jogs. My legs were BURNING afterwards. Total distanc... Read more
9 out of 10 points.
Exercise: more than 20 min = 1 point
I took each of our dogs out for a brisk walk. It was a beautiful evening and we were out for 48 minutes. I didn't feel like staying out for 12 minutes more to get another point.
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Points: A TEN point day: A+!
Exercise: 2 points
I did my long run. 80 minutes. My 6 yr old has been using our new treadmill (with my supervision). He's been building longer sessions with each run. He started out a few weeks ago by ru... Read more
5 out of 10. Hrrmpppff!
Exercise = 2 pts
Today, I did a yoga dvd. I did Denise Austin "Hot Body Yoga" which has two 30 minute sessions: a regular yoga, and a yoga sculpt with hand weights (I used 3 lb weights) I felt like I w... Read more