Three positive things
SparkGuy said I need to write down three positive things, and I could write down about 100 positive things, I got gratitude galore!
I could walk 11,000 steps today, and my walking partner wasn't there for the second walk.
I have eaten hea... Read more
Getting back to basics
Ok, SparkCoach says I have to plan tomorrows menu,
Breakfast is eggbeaters and turkey sausage
Lunch is salmon and salad
Dinner is beef soup and sandwiches
Bottom line, I walk a minimum of two miles a day and need to add we... Read more
weighin is on Tuesday
Tuesday morning rolls around and I jump out of bed and hit the scales. It is what I have done for 17 months now and its second nature. Since I hit a plateau it hasn't been that much fun. But, I do have the blessing of perspective and know that i... Read more
My new goal, rededicate to my old goals of health and fitness
Wow, I guess I thought I was a changed person after a year of SparkPeople and working on my weight and fitness and overall health.
Thanksgiving weekend has dealt me(or reframe that I have dealt me) a setback in a big ole way!!!!!
The stress ... Read more
How do we get it right?
I have never thought of myself as a perfectionist, I do have the all or nothing attitude at times. I need to back off of that mind set, the how is the puzzle. I just need to look to others for some guidance.... Read more
Wow who can think about ten years down the road?
Loved the advice from the Coach, I am more about staying in the moment, that helps center me and stay present, can't phone it in if you are there!
I get the thought process and appreciate the concept.... Read more
My time at sparkpeople has been a great adventure, I came in thinging only of me and my issues and found a whole community of folks who get me, how cool is that?
I am not most active person to ask for help or offer advice, but I have read oth... Read more
Love the support
Hey thanks to all my support peeps! I am gearing up for vacay at the beach with some friends after a big wedding, gotta work my magic away from home. And its not the time to judge but to roll with it, and get lots of exercise.
This group I wil... Read more
Worry what is it good for?
I find myself stressing about crazy simple things when there is no need. Will the seminar I am scheduling fill up with people. Have I made all the arrangements since I will be out of town. What do I do when I am on vacay and people want informat... Read more
I have joined the sleep challenge and thought this would be a breeze, then the dog got sick and decided to get us up in the night for three nights now. Its like having a baby in the house, except mine, Marco is 120 pound three year old who can't... Read more
who is out to ruin our diet??
My husband is so supportive and the folks at my new job are great, they only know the skinny me. So, I think the only sole to turn to is myself, and thats a hard battle to fight@... Read more
What is my goal?
Ok, Sparkguy says we need to find out what our real goal is, losing weight is to generic and doesn't pin down our motivation. I want to be able to move, not be self counscious about my weight and not be the big girl with the pretty face anymore.... Read more
Excuses to not workout!!
Who doesn't have an excuse handy, moving is hard and sometimes just plain ole sucks!!
Just got back from a 10 mile bike ride with our thin friends, so they left me in the dust, even though I have lost a ton of weight, work out almost daily, a... Read more
How being healthy rocks!
Ok, I can walk the steps at work, something I wouldn't have considered doing 70 pounds ago. I can push myself to walk further and then feel really good about it. I eat breakfast every morning that my husband has prepared for me and leftovers fro... Read more
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Wow working out takes some time!
Ok, our topic is time today in Sparkcoach how we waste it and how we can make better use of that time. Honestly, I spend about an hour a day exercising and don't consider that a waste but a blessing.
If I could stop wasting time it would be t... Read more