Well, it's blog #11..body image...
What do you like most about your body? Has what you like most about your changed as you've progressed towards your goals?
For years, I have tried not to think about it. Or if I do, it's in angry, negative terms. I could easily list the th... Read more
CANNED FAT DRIVE!
Chapter five of the Spark talks about giving back to the community, and as I read through it, I thought about work, how work is all about giving, I thought of the other avenues of... Read more
sparkcoach thoughts and blog #10
Today's insight was about the difference between dieting and healthy lifestyle. I SO WANT to be in the healthy lifestyle camp. I read an article by dean anderson that really hit the lesson out of the ball park..."In fact, one of the best ways ... Read more
Shaking it up for an old lady- spark action plan and blog #9
Today's Spack coach action plan was to add variety to my work out. I am resistent. I have been working on consistency. I would like to go a week without bailing on a planned workout. But, I have been trudging alon on the treadmill, slow enough... Read more
Is it a plateau?and blog # 8
I don't think I am on a plateau... a plateau implies you are doing everything right, and your body is stalled. Looking back on my trackers, I have NOT been doing everything right. More often than not, I eat outside my range. SO... it's back t... Read more
THESPARK CHAPTER 3
I read this while on the treadmill. I thought it was fitting. I love to treadmill, but get bored. The gym usually has sports or other manly things on the TV. I like to treadmill at an even pace, and reading helps pass the time. usually I rea... Read more
How do you measure progress towards or maintenance? Scale weight? Body fat percentage? How your clothes fit? Other?
For me, this journey is about health so my measurements are about health. I aim for a fasting blood sugar of 100-130. I w... Read more
THE SPARK CHAPTER TWO- Values, purpose and goals
My primary value, what I cherish the most is my family and my Creator. I demonstrate this values by my parenting, my priorities, my service. I want to be healthier so that I can be a better parent, a better model of a disciplined Christ-like l... Read more
The SPARK CHAPTER ONE
I splurged and bought The Spark when I ordered books on-line for bailey. It was interesting reading Chapter 1, about how it all started. I kept thinking of people I want to loan the book to!... Read more
Action step: Planning and shopping.
For my by the numbers challenge, I read an article on meal planning and shopping. It was a good refresher. I just started the list by the firdge to track when I run out of things, or when the kids say " we need..." I set aside Wednesday and... Read more
spark coach action and blog combined!
Today's action step and the blog topic are one and the same. What has been most challenging about maintaining a weight loss (now or in the past)? The answer? Consistency and MOTIVATION. How to keep this up for the long haul. I do great for a... Read more
Blog 5, and the joys of family.
The house appraisal deadline is looming, and to help my in-laws descended for the day. My MIL re-cleaned the laundry room, because it wasn't clean enough after I did it the day before. My SIL re-organized my kitchen drawers. Apparently, you can... Read more
4th day blog, and what I have learned from my week away....
I've been away, and boy, did I notice! A week with no spark, because life got crazy and I lost time. A week away from the gym, because the trainer went on vacation and I choose to be lazy. A week away from staying within the eating program, for ... Read more
30 day blog, all of them...
I copied and pasted this done in one place, so I can refer back to them...
1: Your stats. Starting stats, current stats, goal stats. Are you currently trying to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight or something else? Do you have a goal... Read more
SparkCoach Action Plan, stress..?#*%%)(*&
Today's action plan is to think about the top two stressors in my life right now that are within my control. What could those tow things be? Living in a construction zone? YES. Changes at Work? Three kids and contemplating getting a fourth? ... Read more
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