Taking it for granted: Day 7
I did go for my swim tonight. It was a workout and a lesson.
There was one other woman there; it turned out she was working with a private swim coach. As I started my first lap and her coach was getting kick boards and stuff, like a je... Read more
I am so smart, S-M-R-T. DAY 6.
(title because we loooove the Simpsons around here)
Yesterday was rough. I think I’ve identified the problem, though.
I think I’ve been pushing a little too hard on increasing the protein, in the sense that it can lead me to poor c... Read more
I'm so much less lazy than I used to be! also, Day 5:
Still crushing it!
I was cooking dinner tonight... making an embarassing comfort-food recipe from my childhood. It's not the healthiest thing in the world, but I measured everything, tracked it, only ate a serving size that would fit in my ... Read more
Kick August Day 4 - Dec 4
HERE IT COMES!
Going really well as far as the weekdays are concerned. I'm making up for the not so awesome start of the weekend, haha.
August accomplishments - December progress so far (December 1-4)
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Step 1: get salad
Step 2: find coworker/family member/friend
Step 3: hold up plate of salad in front of face
Step 4: cry out "SALAD FACE!"
Step 5: make a face that says "I'm a weird monster who loves salad and I am about to ... Read more
Kick August Day 3 - Dec 1-3
August accomplishments - December progress so far (December 1-3)
Tracked all calories eaten all 31 days – 3/3 days so far
Within calorie range 24/31 days – 2/3 so far
Went over 2000 calories o... Read more
Kick August Day 1 & 2!
Here it is, the first update! Short version: I am doing "okay."
August accomplishments - December progress so far (December 1 and 2)
Tracked all calories eaten all 31 days – 2/2 days so f... Read more
I think it's time for a challenge.
So I know I'm usually all hippy skippy positive thinking gal up here, and I am trying to be, but I think it's only fair to admit this is not true 100% of the time "off screen."
I have a couple of things coming up that are making me start t... Read more
Turkey Day check-in
Posting from my phone! I'll be back on a computer probably Monday, to drop you all some blog comments and spark goodies!!
So, here we are! The day after Thanksgiving. It's officially the start of the Christmas season.
Which my husband... Read more
Once Upon a Time, the scale said, "...
So this one is partly about the scale, we all hate to love and love to hate.
It's also kind of about my philosophy.
I know I'm not done yet, so what do I know, but this time on Spark is different for me. Different from everything else ... Read more
I survived Thanksgiving #1!
This Saturday we had Thanksgiving with my FIL (Thanksgiving with MIL's side of the family will be Thursday!).
It's *always*, holiday or not, an hours-long festival of eating at their house. Usually 4 courses - there are appetizers, hummus ... Read more
Curiosity killed the cat
I DID go to the gym with my friend, but the lifeguards called out, so no swimming for us. Sadness!
However, we did have a nice run instead. I took it pretty easy, so my hip is a only little sore today. I think I'll be okay for my TURKEY ... Read more
Aw, I just want to RUN!
My gym is open! I have gas in my car! The roads are open!
But my STUPID HIP is still being stupid. Booo.
I did get in a short run today, and then some walking. Better than nothing! But I wish my hip would just BE better, instead o... Read more
A little Told Ya, a LOT of MUD, then wind, bread, and back.
We are okay. Thank you for asking. Sorry for not checking in sooner. We were very lucky in the storm; our part of NJ did get hit pretty badly; quite a few people are still without power. We were fine - only lost power for a c... Read more
Accountability! Plus, I'm not sure how to feel...
SOOOOOOOOooooooooooo, I'm back.
Thank you awesome SparkFriends, for putting up with my super crankiness combined with total disappearance. And for the kind words while I was away having tantrums. haha.
Anyway. Accountability!! I ... Read more