Today I weigh exactly the same as I did on December 1, 2012.
That's both bad news and good news, depending on how you look at it.
To see no overall change in my weight in 5 weeks could be bad news. And any other time, I would see no ... Read more
I like to think of myself as a flexible person who easily adapts to change.
I also know that I'm a pretty decent liar. The person I lie to most often is myself. About all kinds of things. For instance, the lie that I'm a flexible person who... Read more
Last weekend, after a mini-vacation to my favorite spot in the whole world, followed by my 59th birthday, I fell into a deep funk. If I'd taken a depression assessment, I'd be on Zoloft right now. But with the support and encouragement of dear f... Read more
Today I completed Week 12 of Jeff Galloway's Running: Getting Started. That book, and Galloway's run-walk-run method of running, has transformed my life.
Here's why. In the Galloway Running Journal, there's a quote whose wisdom applies to ... Read more
Today I went to see a coach for the first time. She's a life and career coach who helps people work through life and career transitions. Since being laid off in January, I've been feeling stuck. Stuck in quicksand. The harder I try to work my wa... Read more
When I woke up this morning and still felt as sluggish, creaky, and depleted of energy as I did yesterday morning, I decided I need a rest day.
When I completed my SparkCoaching for the day, the final page offered this inspirational messag... Read more
Today marks my 43rd day of tracking on SparkPeople and the beginning of Week 12 of becoming a runner. Aug. 6 is the day I started tracking everything in SparkPeople. I started running on June 25.
Usually when I decide to try one more time t... Read more
I got this from Pixie-licious who got it from Victus_Girlanya who got it from Snowyoga.
A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you?
Competition doesn’t push me. I don’t need to win to feel good about myself, but I’m not good a... Read more
After being off course since the middle of February when my twin grandsons were born prematurely and my work life entered a period of frenzy, panic, and drama, I'm finally finding the motivation and the time to pay attention to my eating and exe... Read more
"When the student is ready, the Master appears." That Buddhist proverb is running through my mind as I'm reading The Spark book. Last week, before the book arrived, I blogged about the systemic life changes I've made every time I've lost weight ... Read more
Yesterday I previewed the Day 1 Bootcamp cardio video to see what I was in for. Let me tell you, I felt pretty intimidated. Jumping rope gives me earaches, and high impact aggravates the arch in my right foot. Right away, I pooh-poohed doing the... Read more
I'm reading "The Hacker's Diet," a free e-book at www.fourmilab.ch/hackdie t/ . In the chapter "The Rubber Bag," author John Walker writes:
"What it all comes down to, of course, is this: if you want to lose weight, you h... Read more
I have a confession to make. I'm a snob. Yes, it's true!
I'm reading an e-book called "The Hacker's Diet" and I just came across a
section that made me sit up and take notice.
Here's the paragraph that hit me between the eyes:
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Some of my diet buddies are having a conversation today reflecting on the past year and working on goals for 2010. Along the way, we've touched on the ripple effects weight loss has on other areas of our lives.
The funny thing about weight... Read more