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Monday, Monday - I won, you didn't!

Monday, September 21, 2009      2 comments

I tried a new Clean EAting recipe yesterday and took the leftovers to work today for lunch. I loved it. It was a layered salad that had a southwestern flair. I just got the newest edition of the magazine in the mail and will be pouring through... Read more

Benefits of SP as seen through the eyes of my massage therapist

Sunday, September 20, 2009      0 comments

I saw my massage therapist for the first time in 8 months yesterday. I used to go a lot more regularly and have started up again. I'd lost 25 or so pounds since the last time I saw her. Since joining SP about three weeks ago, I have been ... Read more

Teaching an Old Dog new Tricks...

Sunday, September 20, 2009      0 comments

I got my husband to sign up on spark and I made him a healthy breakfast this morning to teach him that fruits and vegetables can be incorporated into his protein. He likes to think that a healthy diet is all about eliminating carbs and having l... Read more

Accepting Imperfection and Moving On

Saturday, September 19, 2009      1 comments

Well yesterday was the first day since I started tracking my goals that I didn't meet all of them. I spent about two minutes beating myself up this morning and thought well that doesn't make it better, so I'm moving on. Yesterday was a psy... Read more

Lighting the Spark

Thursday, September 17, 2009      0 comments

I am thankful that I kept my balance today. I worked out for 55 minutes even though I was tempted to skip it and work. I'm under a lot of pressure at my job for the next several days. I've tried to remember that no job is worth my personal he... Read more

What's it all about alfie?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009      1 comments

Wow... seeing stress all around with my friends. One had her boyfriend move out unannounced yesterday, and one is quitting her job today. This reminds me of how during stressful times we often resort to food, alcohol or some other thing ... Read more

Finding Work Out Songs

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      1 comments

I sent an email today to a bunch of friends and offered a star bucks gift card to the person who gave me the best song to add to my ipod playlist for my workouts. I need some new jams. I gave them one of my own. I immediately got some sug... Read more

Beating the Monday Blues

Monday, September 14, 2009      0 comments

It's been raining for 3 days in the Dallas area. Monday morning...more rain...grouchy. But your character speaks most when you do something you know is right even though you dont' want to. I worked out at lunch with a 10 min elliptical wa... Read more

Fantastic Workout Smoothie

Sunday, September 13, 2009      2 comments

I did leg weights and elliptical yesterday at 24HR fitness. I had a great smoothie afterwards. Mix the following in a blender: 6 Ice cubes 1/2 cup milk 1 package raspberries 1 small container of greek yogurt with honey 1 scoop pro... Read more

Great Song to Workout To

Saturday, September 12, 2009      1 comments

Try using If Today Was Your Last Day by Nickelback. I love this song when I'm on the elliptical. It really makes me push harder to get in the best workout I can. Look it up on You Tube if you haven't heard it before.... Read more

Try this breakfast

Friday, September 11, 2009      3 comments

1 whole wheat english muffin - toasted Dice together, 1 serving low fat ham slices, 1 serving weight watchers mozzarella cheese, 1 serving tomato and season with a spice that you like. I used mediterranian sea salt. Top your muffin with t... Read more

Six week check up with Dr. M

Thursday, September 10, 2009      0 comments

I am happy to report that my six week checkup went well. I am down weight since I last saw her. She gave me a B12 shot and I'm on Vitamin D supplements. Other than that, everything checked out okay. I shared SP with her and she was going... Read more

Week 1 - Success

Wednesday, September 09, 2009      0 comments

I weighed in this morning for the results of my first week on SP. I lost 2.4 lbs. More than that I feel better and successful for monitoring my goals and keeping on track. I lost 40 lbs prior to SP and had hit a plateau. I logged on last... Read more

My favorite song to workout to

Tuesday, September 08, 2009      2 comments

I did the elliptical trainer today for 35 minutes. One of my favorite songs to jam to when the hills get the hardest is "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga. That one really gets me going. Another oldie but goodie...Get the Party Started by Pink. L... Read more

Healthy Breakfast Option

Monday, September 07, 2009      2 comments

My favorite thing right now.... 90 calorie cups of greek yogurt with honey. I add some sliced pink grapefruit out of the jar, and some other type of fruit. I end up getting one of my fruit servings out of the way with the start of the day. ... Read more

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