Apologies, I am typing this on my tablet, so there are likely to be more typos than normal.
We went on a family hike this morning. Weather was perfect and DH had the day off. It was fantastic. We started with a gentle climb to a scenic v... Read more
As a parent, frequently flying solo, I really struggle with how to maintain my diet without warping my son's sense of eating. Frequently, I try to portion out the food in the kitchen before calling him to the table.
Mom101 is a blog I re... Read more
Two years ago I lost my job. I was devastated, heartbroken, depressed and generally feeling a bit poopy. I decided that "This Was The Year" for me to finally focus on my health. So I started going to the gym.
That fall, I decided to ru... Read more
I went on a 11.3 mile ride yesterday at my parent's house for 61 min. They were playing with Child and I was a total 3rd wheel. I felt slow, but it was such a great feeling to not give up and making turns that wouldnt bring me back to the hou... Read more
Usually when someone starts a blog with that title, its followed by "I ate the whole pizza!" or some similar tale of excess.
No, in my case, I didnt eat enough of the right things and have spent the previous 18 hours paying for it. I want ... Read more
I had a great workout on Sunday. Decided to hit the stationary bike at the gym. Did my 45 min, which as previously blogged is my time marker for 12 miles since the bike doesnt have any readouts. Then, since I was tired but feeling good I deci... Read more
I found a curious piece of spam in my inbox today. It was for the Palm Beach Triathlon.
The Internets are watching me!
(DH said that he wouldn't mind going if it was in the middle of winter.)... Read more
Here is the results of my Chicago Trip
Of note: while I did precious little "exercise", there was alot of tourist/museum slow walking. I also managed to keep up with tracking and was e... Read more
Best words ever spoken:
(Spoken by my Chicago Cousin, taken to heart and possibly will make me cry now and a few days.)
“I just want you to know I'm very proud of you. Your problem has always been food, but I've been watching you on t... Read more
Headed out on Wed to Chicago. Child and I are going to be visiting some cousins. Both of us are TREMENDOUSLY EXCITED, but for me, there is a bit more trepidation.
1) Keeping to my diet/healthy eating plan in someone else's house. My cous... Read more
Because my entire life does not revolve around SparkPeople...
Child and I went to NYC yesterday. Because this has NOTHING to do with fitness and exercise, I am not dual posting. But if you are interested you can go to my other blog:
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(Sorry, I had an idea for a blog, but it didnt come out and this did. But there's no good pithy title because its really just a bunch of rambling thoughts. Bear with me.)
I really joined SP because I needed a calorie counter. Jillian Mic... Read more
Apparently King Solomon came to visit me this morning because I found a resolution that I think ALL will agree is the right one.
1) Go to the gym and see how long it takes to complete 12.4 miles on recumbent.
2) Use the upright bike for t... Read more