Day # 6: So Jealous--and inspired!
Last night, at the pool, I overheard the following conversation between two women in the locker room.
Older Woman: You have got to tell me what your work out is! You look so strong.
Younger Woman: Well, actually, I'm training for an Olymp... Read more
Day #5: Taking the Clean Eating Plunge
With a little help from my Sparkfriends, I've decided to take the Clean Eating plunge! The first two days of this week will be sort of modified; I cannot eat grains during Passover so I have omitted them from my menus. Otherwise, I am following ... Read more
Should I Try Clean Eating?
Hmm, I am sitting here weighing the pros and cons of trying Tosca Reno's Clean Eating Diet:
It has proven results
It is a healthy way of eating--not a dangerous crash diet
It requires a lot of preparation and effort ... Read more
Day #4: Inspiring Others
My journey has not been a straight line. I really started on Spark in 2009. Between 2009 and 2010 I lost 30+ lbs. Then I started to backslide. At this point, I have gained back some of the weight and am recommitting to my journey. All of this is... Read more
Day # 3: Making Time for My Health
I have an exam on Wednesday. My usual M.O. would be to totally bury my head in the books and write off any hope of having a healthy week. But today, I'm breaking that cycle.
I started the morning with a walk out over the ocean with my husba... Read more
Day # 2: Life in the Slow Lane
I've gone back to Fast Break and it is going really well. The Spark Diet and "The Spark" book both advocate starting with small goals to build a pattern of success and then adding new skills, goals and activities as you go along. Through the cri... Read more
I CHALLENGE YOU...
TO A BLOG-OFF!
Okay, there is no such thing as a blog-off. But I have noticed I am more focused, happier and less anxious when I blog. So I am going to blog every day for the next month. I challenge you to do the same. They can be personal,... Read more
Day #1: Accomplishments and Gratitude
So, I've been inspired by my new Sparkfriend SYN-CA to make a little list of accomplishments at the end of each day to encourage a positive outlook. Here are mine for yesterday:
1. Finished two draft orders at work; got back minimal edits t... Read more
Musings and Reasons
Wow, three years of law school behind me. Even though I have one final ahead of me and 25 days until graduation, the classes are officially over. I'm sure I'll look back on this time in my life fondly. I've had amazing opportunities, met wonderf... Read more
Total Bodyhating Breakdown
Blech, I had a total body hating breakdown this morning, tears and all. I think, mainly, I'm under a lot of stress which effects both my mood and my weight. With under a month to go before graduation, I'm feeling pretty emotional. And I have not... Read more
Its a new day and I'm feelin' fine!
I have on a very cute outfit today.
I have plans for healthy e... Read more
So, I have worked out three times so far this week. I'm aiming for four--I plan on swimming tomorrow afternoon!
I am starting slowwww...after a two week hiatus from working out. Why did I have this hiatus? Well, things went off the rails wh... Read more
Insanity Day 1: Fit Test
Today was our first day of Insanity and it did not disappoint. If this was just the fit test, I'm a little frightened by what the future holds, haha. In any case, here are my results; you have to do as many of each exercise you can in one minute... Read more
"Insanity laughs, under pressure we're cracking."
Couldn't resist the rock n' roll quote--we have ordered Insanity! It is coming in the mail by March 1! I'm so excited. My husband and I were watching the infomercial and out of the... Read more
What have I become?
There's a cycle in place but I can't seem to break it. Being aware of the cycle is only a teeny tiny portion of the battle and I have no clue what the next step is. Every time I get very busy--with finals, journal, working over the summer and no... Read more
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