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The 10 Commandments of Healthy Eating for Parents

Friday, October 16, 2009      0 comments

This was in my inbox this morning. If you don't subscribe to the Family Health email, read on! The 10 Commandments of Healthy Eating for Parents It's as simple as counting to 10! 1. Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy chi... Read more

I missed my 2 year Sparkaversary!

Sunday, October 11, 2009      5 comments

Only by a few days though. emoticon I joined in October of 2007, but I didn't really get into changing my lif... Read more

Prompt: Do you enjoy exercising? Why/why not?

Sunday, September 20, 2009      1 comments

I DO enjoy exercising. I don't know why I dread it some days. When the weather is bad, I don't like to get out, but I still have a gym membership to fall back on. Some days it just takes so much more to drag myself out of a chair... Once I ... Read more

Prompt: Do images of celebraties and models make you feel bad about yourself?

Friday, July 10, 2009      3 comments

Um, not really. :-) I have seen and heard about what some celebrity women go through after having kids to get back into shape, and I don't feel bad in the least that I can't do that. They have a full time staff of nannies, trainers, nutriti... Read more

My Series of Unfortunate Events

Friday, June 26, 2009      5 comments

Starting a couple of weeks ago, here is what has happened: 1. Got a speeding ticket. (I WAS speeding, I was distracted by Gabs, so I can't argue with it) I'll do defensive driving to take care of it, but it's still $142 2. Got ... Read more

Prompt: Do you force yourself to eat healthful foods you don't like?

Wednesday, June 10, 2009      1 comments

No way Jose! I look at forcing myself to eat ANYTHING as a bad thing. Fortunately, I like most healthy foods. Foods I DON'T like (and don't eat): Coconut Asparagus Cooked spinach Raw broccoli Nectarines Mangos Papaya I'm... Read more

Prompt: Have you influenced anyone on your healthy living journey?

Friday, May 29, 2009      0 comments

When I started with SparkPeople, I had one person who knew anything about the website. Amelia is my best friend, we met in 2nd grade and of course have our ups and downs, but we work it out every time. She joined Spark about a year before I did ... Read more

Prompt: How do your weekends affect your lifestyle?

Monday, May 18, 2009      0 comments

Weekends are decent for me... I tend to eat out once a weekend - usually Mexican food, but I also tend to do yard work and play around with Gabby and Harley more. I think usually, overall, I don't lose any weight, but I don't always gain any eit... Read more

Prompt: How do you keep yourself motivated?

Friday, May 15, 2009      1 comments

I keep myself motivated with a loose reward system. It's not exactly structured, but if I've done well lately, I will buy myself the new gadget that I've been pining for, or go clothes shopping. Or just give myself a "me day" and get my nails do... Read more

Progress is progress.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009      3 comments

I'm under 200! YAY! I haven't been that for more than 2.5 years. I figured that deserved a blog post. :-) Also - I jogged yesterday for 20/27 minutes with a 2 minute warm up and 2 minute cool down. I only took one 30 second break during jog... Read more

Ups and Downs, but mostly ups...

Monday, April 20, 2009      3 comments

Ok, so in the past month (a little less) I have increased my overall jog time to 17 out of 18 minutes after a 2 minute warm up and with a 2 minute cool down. I have lost 8 pounds. I have been to see my doctor for an annual checkup. I can go 5 fl... Read more

Living MY Best Life

Tuesday, March 24, 2009      1 comments

We have started the Living Your Best Life competition/events in my office. We track points every week and have teams, prizes, and lots of fun. I'm excited about this because I think it is going to motivate me to do more, to be more (or les... Read more

Mini Me

Thursday, January 08, 2009      2 comments

So I was working out yesterday: 5 minute warm up - 1.5 minutes walking at 4.2, then sprinting at 6.5 for 1 minute and jogging at 5.5 for the remaining time... Arms Strength machines work out after that... While I was doing the sprint... Read more

I'm still here!

Monday, September 15, 2008      0 comments

I'm horrible... I know... I harldy ever blog anymore! Well, here's my report. ;-) I joined LA fitness in Irving. I've been going to the spin class, and it kicks my BUTT! Which is good, because it needed some kicking. I also got some people ... Read more

Rockin' and Rollin'

Friday, May 02, 2008      1 comments

Interesting turn of events... I had been stuck at 206 lbs for what seemed like FOREVER. My initial weight loss of almost 30 pounds was taunting my with my plateu. I began avoiding the scale, but still kept up with my running/walking routine and ... Read more


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