Commitment Issues & Instant Gratification
So, for me, working out is like taking antibiotics...
The doctor always says you have to take the antibiotics for 10 days, even though you start to feel better after five.
I'm that person who stops taking them after day five. I mean, ... Read more
No Pain No Gain... Pft!
*I should clarify when I say pain I don't really mean pain - I mean SORE, you know, the GOOD kinda sore*
At any rate... I know better than to believe the old adage...
Something in my brain is hard-wired to believe that if... Read more
So, even after my wine weekend splurge I still managed a small loss this week. Whoop whoop. Baby steps.
I'm back home again and rockin' the vegetarian cooking. I went to the pazar this morning with husband and picked up these goodies. Colo... Read more
Today is my Friday. Whoop whoop.
Tomorrow husband and I head to wine country. For our wedding, my Peace Corps friends pooled funds and bought us a night at a winery in a town nearby with a jacuzzi and a five wine tasting. And YES I am goin... Read more
Blood Test Results
I finally had a chance to take a closer look at my blood test results today.
It looks like just my overall cholesterol is high, while my LDL and HDL are in order, which makes me feel a little better. The not knowing exactly what was going ... Read more
Back to Squares
Boy oh boy, where to start.
It's been a very long time since I've been regularly active on SparkPeople. There are many reasons for it, but none seem important right now. After I stopped SparkPeople I continued to maintain my weight for over... Read more
Better day today. Still on track with my food. I only walked 2 miles, but I'm up to 9 for the week, so still very much on track. I think I might take it easy on the cardio on the days I work my legs, seemed to work well for me today.
My kn... Read more
Weighed in today. Gained a pound and a half. Here's hoping it's muscle weight!
I've decided to give myself a walking/elliptical goal of 15 miles a week. So far so good, I hope I can keep it up.
Yesterday was one of those days where ev... Read more
I don't usually work out on Sundays, but I was feeling motivated today.
I've been working on heart rate training, and I'm happy to say that my stamina is increasing a lot. I walked 3 miles on the treadmill at 2.8. I finished off my cardio w... Read more
Back in Action
After my last blog entry some major changes happened in my life. For one, Tim dumped me alone in NC. Quite a rough patch followed, but I kept my head up in the long run.
Last January my job did a Biggest Loser competition and I lost 20 pou... Read more
When I Blog About You I Touch Myself
Only one more week until Timmy comes to visit. I'm nervous about how his visit is going to affect my diet/exercise.
I didn't feel like going to the gym today, so I took a nice brisk walk around my neighborhood. It was nice, but I like the t... Read more
Keep on Blogging in a Free World
Election Day! I am gitty with excitement! I'm relaxing now watching CNN/CSPAN/Comedy Central with just the biggest smile on my face.
Overall, today was an awesome day. Easy, calm day at work.
I wailed on myself at the gym, sweat my bu... Read more
You Blog Me Crazy (hoo hoo!)
OK, just a quick one today. After a loong day at work, and then an inservice after work, I just didn't have it in me to hit the gym. So, googled cardio at home... and then it came to me... try SparkPeople. Duh! So, I did checked out one of video... Read more
I Will Always Blog You
I didn't eat well today. I ate too little during the day, then I pigged out at dinner because I was starving. I'm still on track with my calories, protein, carbs, and fat, but I feel like I let my metabolism slow, which is upsetting.
Today ... Read more
I Would Blog 500 Miles
I'm watching The Biggest Loser, as a motivational tool. I've felt so discouraged lately, I certainly need a pick-me-up.
I moved up to level 2 weight loss work out tonight at the gym. It was difficult. Two or three times I had to talk myself... Read more