Getting Past a Health Issue
I have had to change a few things up due to hip issues.
In order to deal with this new issue, I decided that it is not the amount of steps I am taking, but that I need to work out at whatever pace for 30 minutes. My hips need to heal, but... Read more
Beginning Again - Feeling Re-Focused
I saw a blog from someone that is deciding to start over and this is how I responded:
"A new beginning is a great way to look at it. I started over again on July 28. It is my new beginning. I have taken what I learned back when I started... Read more
Taking a Look Back...
I just went through and read some old blogs of mine. I inspired myself. There is one that I wrote when I reached goal on my one year anniversary date here on SP. I didn't realize that my own daughter left a comment.
There is so much enco... Read more
Facing Reality and Loving Myself
As I watched my mom go down hill, I realized it began when she stopped moving and eating right. She passed away in October and I've been reflecting on my habits. I do workout, but my eating was slipping back into old habits.
Sooo.....I st... Read more
Never Giving Up is so Rewarding
After gaining a few pounds, I started reading motivation articles here on SP to get me back on track. My plan is working very well and I'm doing very well now. Even though I am very active on SparkPeople and eating very healthy and exercising ... Read more
Love that 10 Minute Rule...
I haven't blogged in a long time, but here goes.
This morning I woke up with an awful headache and was feeling very "slow" (no energy). I made it to work and I didn't feel like doing my workout, but I have a rule. The one Sparkguy recomme... Read more
Today I Fell...
...Oh yes I did!!! Made it to work just fine. I noticed immediately that there was ice right outside the car door. I carefully stepped over it, took another step and WHAM!!! Down I went. I fell on my bad hip, but I bounced back up. I laugh... Read more
Another Step to Maintaining Good Health...
I pulled out an old pedometer that has been tucked away for years. My husband picked me up 3 batteries yesterday and I put that little thing on this morning. Just another step in my continuing progress. Every little motivator I can come up wi... Read more
No, No, No - Yes! Affirmation to Me!
I don't blog often, but when I do it usually is a method I use to get MY attention.
I have not worked hard, ate healthy and adopted a new, wonderful lifestyle just to go back to my old, unhealthy ways. And I think that is what I am doing ... Read more
Can't Have That!!
I've been reading some nutritional motivation articles. Since I've started back to work, a few pounds have come back on and I can't have that! I do enjoy going on walks here at work since it is encouraged. I always have my food plan worked out i... Read more
Seriously?? Yes, I take My Health Very Seriously!!
In the past, no one wanted my thoughts on weight loss when I first had surgery and even after I lost the weight. Of course, I don't think my opinions would have been very beneficial at that time (9 years ago) because I was very, very, very bad ... Read more
It's Been Awhile...
I realize it has been awhile since I've blogged, but I thought today would be a good day. It's a big day for me in that I am turning 55 as of 7:56 tonight.
And I'm really good with that. My health has never been better thanks to Sparkpeop... Read more
I've Finally Learned...
Used to after I took off weight, I mentally thought, "I'm off my diet" and there I was again at the hog trough again.
Once I started looking at my options and getting hea... Read more
I did it...I did it...I really DID IT!!!!!
Yes, I made GOAL!!!!!!!!!!
Today is my one year anniversary at SP and I so wanted to make goal.
On this day last year, I was depressed and in tears. I pulled out my winter clothes and none of them fit. I stood in front of the mirror ... Read more
Only ONE More Pound to Go...
I know, I know - I've changed my goal weight several times and will probably change it again. Well, I may not change it, just get below it - maybe.
It has been nearly a year and it has gone by very fast. I'd like to lose that pound by my ... Read more
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