Yesterday afternoon I felt like I was making real progress again. I was fantasizing about being thinner and toned after attending a core class and finally getting some strength training in. I ate well and was planning for success at my nephew's ... Read more
One of the reasons I wanted so badly to reduce my work schedule from 5 days a week to 3 was to make sure I would have more time to dedicate to my fitness. I then set a goal--I would exercise each of my four days off.
I'm now several weeks i... Read more
For the past 2-1/2 years I’ve managed to stay within the “Normal” range on the Body Mass Index chart. Today, I’m just two pounds from being overweight again.
I swore I wouldn’t go back there. I don’t want to go back there. I just want to be... Read more
On my feed this morning, I noted that I might be turning a corner. I didn't overeat this weekend, and my exercise has been really good. I'm starting to feel that real interest in being strong and lean--like I felt when I was in the zone and the ... Read more
I've been using my scale for more than 10 years. It's a dial scale with the image of a tape measure scrolling across it. I got it as a free gift from American Express. It's served me well, noting when I was at my heaviest and my lowest and point... Read more
Did everyone read today’s featured article: Stop Dieting and Start Living! www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/motivation_articles.a sp?id=620&page=4 ? Boy, did it hit the mark for me.
I’ve been Sparking for a little over 2... Read more
I was thinking about spending another night logging extra time at work, arriving home dispirited and ready to eat any crap I could find. And then I told myself "I need to exercise. Exercise will make me feel good."
So I went home
I exerci... Read more
A few weeks ago, I blogged that my focus was gone. I tied the loss of focus in large part to the fact that I'd moved out of my house for 7 weeks for a family whose 10-year son was getting radiation therapy at Mass General Hospital. It was harder... Read more
WARNING: This post is a bit of a downer.
I have attitude issues. My name IS MALCONTENTION after all. They wax and wane with various developments in my life—work, relationships, HORMONES.
For the past several weeks, my attitude about we... Read more
As my feed noted yesterday, Feb. 26 was my 2nd Sparkversary. And it's pretty gratifying to compare where I am today to where I was a year ago.
As I noted after last year's Sparkversary, my strongest successes with SparkPeople were initially... Read more