Wow - I had not realized how long I had been away until I saw the last blog.
I have been away from both exercising and sparkpeople for quite some time. I had some physical issues as a result of crossfit. Just way too much for a woman my ag... Read more
Two Truths and a Dream
Our challenge for the Biggest Loser Diamonds team, week six , is to post two truths and one dream. The challenge is to figure which is true and which is the dream.
1. I have been to Mt. Rushmore four times in my life.
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A step back in time......
Years ago, I loved to sew, quilt and embroider - and I do mean years ago - probably 20 to 25. I kind of got out of the habit, as things in life heated up. Always too busy and always other things going on both with work and otherwise.
I hav... Read more
I am feeling very positive regarding the spring of 2015 and hope to be able to do more for my health.
First, I have been very determined to do some things around the house. We have some painting to do, and some odds and ends to take care o... Read more
Well, getting old sure stinks!
I went to the doctor yesterday for my annual physical. Everything okay other than I wanted to talk to her about my left leg. It has been bothering me off and on for over a year. Last year, she said it was troc... Read more
2015 - Goals so Far
I feel like I am well on my way to accomplishing my 2015 goals. So far, so good - I have been very conscious of what I am eating and, as a result, have begun to slowly drop the weight.
I can tell -clothes fit better and I feel better.
Now, ... Read more
2015 - A Brand New Year
For once, I am actually looking forward to the new year. I feel very positive about 2015 and am looking forward to meeting some goals. I have had some good success with moderation and clean eating in my diet, which I hope to continue. Last year,... Read more
Outcome of Diamond Fall Goals
I am pleased - think I finally got two goals that were manageable and doable.
My two goals were to be conscious of the type and quality of food, and to watch portion sizes. I did make a good effort for this and actually have lost some weigh... Read more
Diamond Fall Goals
One very simple goal that seems to work. If I can follow this, I should see results:
Be conscious of the type and quality of food you are eating
Be conscious of the TRUE portion size of the food.
Nuff said!... Read more
Diamond Summer Goals
My summer goals will be as follows:
1. Watch your eating - paying attention to what goes in my mouth has helped.
2. Minimum of two gym visits a week - getting a little lax in this area. I need to really concentrate on what was once a ... Read more
Well, finally found out what has been causing off and on problems with my left leg. It would hurt, it would stiffen up - and this has been going on since last fall. I thought it was sciatica, but it was isolated in one spot. Walking too much or... Read more
Diamond Team Spring Goals
I am going to do two important, but attainable, goals. When I get too lengthy or try to set goals I know I won't be able to commit to, it really doesn't work.
1. Complete the Diamond Team weekly challenges.
The challenges are important a... Read more
Floor Presses - A great way to end October
October was a month of change for me - I changed my workouts and schedule, time changed, my eating habits changed - and all seem to be for the better.
My eating in October was much better, and the scale has started to slowly move downward.... Read more
October Reset- I need to do something different
Well, I knew it was coming - and I finally got the guts to pick October as the month.
I decided for the month of October to stop Crossfit and go back to the standard "meat & potatoes" free weight strength training with my beloved trainer o... Read more
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My first Yoga Class
I have wanted to take a real yoga class for a long time. I have kind of played around with moves that I have found in magazine articles, but I know it is not the same thing. Age, Crossfit, and sitting a lot for work have played havoc with makin... Read more