By now I'm sure a lot of you have seen the news story about the guy who had a medical emergency and by tracking his heart rate with the fitbit HR, they were able to save his life.
So now I have a reason to argue why I need to wear my fitbit... Read more
back at it
Good intentions are obviously not enough. And amazing how easy it is to break certain habits, while so hard to break others.
Despite weeks of not exercising and eating my little self into a stupor, am only up one pound, but feel like about... Read more
allergies still happening, although can function now. But not getting back to my exercise routine yet. Doing a lot of work in the garden, busy at work, and its just all crazy now.
Hopefully will be back to track by next week... Read more
Before the allergies slammed me down, someone told me they were using Nettle tincture to keep theirs under control. Just went in one ear and out the other because allergies were not my problem, until about 2 days later. Took another few days b... Read more
allergies - still
SP needs a special way of tracking for us when we are sick or miserable (like allergies) and can't exercise or eat well. For what ever reason, this year I'm getting slammed with my allergies and am now coughing up phlegm like I have bronchitis.... Read more
does anything else need to be said?!... Read more
Inspired by a restaurant's offering of "ancient grains granola", which was pretty hideous, mixed together my own whole grains hot breakfast cereal:
2Tbs coconut oil (if you have room in your diet and like the stuff, m... Read more
and the ticker moves DOWN!
Did not record last week's weight on my ticker cause it was off a weekend of travel, dehydration and poor eating. But today, YES!! 2.5lbs off from the beginning of the month.
and, BTW, my size 20 jeans, which I just started wearing this mo... Read more
While staying at a posh hotel (expensively posh, but not quality posh unfortunately), one of the breakfast's they served was Ancient Grains Granola with applesauce, greek yogurt and maple syrup.
As it turned out, it was a cooked mix of oatm... Read more
Have been on the road for business for 4 days. regular eating out the window! Opportunities to exercise limited to a few minutes for yoga each day. Lots of driving. Weight today says down 3 lbs from last Thursday, but that's probably mostly ... Read more
weights and measures
Even though I weigh nearly every day, the accumulation sometimes catches me unaware.
On the first of the month, do weights and measures. Note the weight of the day, not yesterdays, or the day before, even if it is lower. In this case, hav... Read more
Tomorrow is New Month Weigh In. But am always looking towards other standards to judge success; other standards than weight.
Going away this weekend for business and had to put together a wardrobe.
The size 22 jeans I've been wearing... Read more
Have arthritis in my toes, with lots of inflammation. Notice that started to come down when I went Gluten Free 7 years ago. Doctor diagnosed me as Gluten Intolerant; it was my choice to go GF, or keep with the inflammation and hair loss, etc.
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other ways to measure
have bad knees, so squats are something I've always done half way with no enthusiasm.
Not that I can do 40 or 50 of them, but can now do at least 10 good deep squats at a time and as long as there is a bit of a pause and some ot... Read more
The scale has finally begun to move again!!
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