Sparkcoach Action Step... and a dreary update.
According to Sparkcoach, I have been losing my motivation. AND THEY ARE RIGHT. It was a disaster of a weekend, and I responded with a bottle of wine, and some bread, and a day long binge ( which I tracked, to a horrid tune of 3,500 calories and... Read more
grocery shopping as a marital exercise?
I take care of the menu, the cooking and the shopping. I have a system that involves sales, produce, recipe searches and takes a good portion of my Saturday. I ENJOY THIS. My husband has decided that he gets to come, to see where we can save ... Read more
Sharing my ramblin thoughts
SparkCoach action plan was to share my story, as a way to inspire myself and others. I am afraid I wont be very inspiring. I am struggling. I started the initial phase of my healthy journey with time off from work, to deal with my out of contr... Read more
My plan for the week...
I am worried that I will forget some details, so I thought I would write it all down...
Monday, I need to wake up at 4:15, and be at the gym by 4:45. I am going to treadmill till 6. Then it's home, to make beef stew in the crockpot, showe... Read more
Wellness wrap up...
I am ending my 30 day blog with a focus on wellness. 28. What do you do for wellness? For example, to increase emotional, spiritual, or intellectual well-being? I try to be holistic. I am catholic, and use my Iphone for daily mass, plus mass wit... Read more
Fitness Frenzy, blogs 22-27
22. What is your current workout/fitness routine? I belong to a gym. I cardio ( treadmill for two miles a day, except for Sunday and Monday. I do free weights twice a week ( Monday, Thursday and sometimes Saturday. I have two short walking ro... Read more
I was inspired to go for a walk this morning. Sunday is not a day for the gym, but I added some mileage to the day. I walked from my house, to the park and back. I created this route on the handy dandy Spark route tracking feature. I also creat... Read more
Day 21, disordered life...
Did you or do you have any disordered eating habits - binging, purging, excessive calorie restriction or excessive exercise? How did develop (or how are you developing) a healthier relationship with food?
I am a night binger. After all hav... Read more
My future self calls tonight..Spark Coach Action Step.
Today's action step takes a page from good solution focused therapy. Imagine your life in ten years. Have the future self call the present self, from this life ten years ahead, and what would the conversation be like.
In ten years, I hope... Read more
Things that I want to do today.. some have to, some fun...some both.
I have sparked for the day, and I as I get ready to leave the computer, I think I need to create a to do list so the day is productive. Today I will ( in no particular order)
1) finish cleaning up the kitchen. ( round one done, waiting for t... Read more
Ketchup blog, it's all about food....
My new job assignment has kept me very busy, and while I have keep up with tracking, thanks to my phone, I haven't had a lot of dedicated Spark time to blog. Today, hooray, is my day off, and I can catch up...today's blog questions are all abou... Read more
Blog 15, is there anything other than Spark people?
15. What is your favorite weight loss, fitness, or wellness blog (or website or magazine) outside of sparkpeople?
Is there anything else? I have several magazine subscriptions ( O, Real Simple, Whole Living, Fitness, Self, prevention).. I... Read more
Blog 14, easy?
14. What life style changes have been easier than you expected? Why do you think that was?
I really struggle with consistency. Eating well is easy, for a day or two.. then I binge, or sneak a nibble here or there and blow my calorie range... Read more
Blog 13, challenges..
What has been the hardest life style change you've made for the sake of losing weight, getting fit, or becoming healthier? Any tips for making that change easier?
I still struggle with sticking to the program, both in eating and exercise. ... Read more
Refreshing myself with chapter 6
Chapter 6 of the SPARK sets you up for a week of prep before the 28 day program. It's full of action steps. It's all about fast break goals, and getting started. I am going to use it for a refresher. I started in march, and completed a set of f... Read more