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Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/9 - 11/15

Monday, November 17, 2014      7 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. -Franklin Roosevelt WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 11-9 1740 calories ... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/2 - 11/8

Monday, November 10, 2014      5 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. -Estee Lauder WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 11-2 1655 calories 45 mins stationary bike Monday 11-3 1845 calories 45 mins stationary bi... Read more

October Report

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      4 comments

It was a rough month. Part of it was holiday treats and special occasion eating, and part of it was stress from work. But I am now on the mend! NUTRITION There's no kind way of saying it. Nutrition was very weak this month. I met... Read more

Creep

Monday, November 03, 2014      9 comments

The pressure is getting to the newly-minted spark motivator. It’s like I have self-destructed ever since I received that honor and responsibility. For a while I passed it off as bloating, stress, hormones, or please just anything other about sev... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/26 - 11/1

Sunday, November 02, 2014      6 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. -Matt Biondi WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 10-26 1660 calories 60 mins walking Monday 10-27 1735 calories 60 mins playi... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/19 - 10/25

Monday, October 27, 2014      5 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. -Arnold Palmer WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 10-19 1420 calories 70 mins stationary bike; 30 mins cleaning; 20 mins strength trai... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/12 - 10/18

Sunday, October 19, 2014      4 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 10-12 1445 calories 45 mins sta... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/5 - 10/11

Sunday, October 12, 2014      4 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. -Helen Keller WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 10-5 1440 cal... Read more

Meet Julia

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      4 comments

Ten years ago I bought my first car - a 2001 red Cavalier. It was love at first sight. I named her Clementine. Back in high school, that boy I'm going to ask out asked the obvious question: "Why did you name a red car after an orange?" At that t... Read more

September Report

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      5 comments

I am struggling to find the right work/life balance. I didn't lose any ground, but didn't really gain any ground either. NUTRITION Stress, mostly from work, has presented a real obstacle this month with my diet. I just ate too much... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/28 - 10/4

Sunday, October 05, 2014      7 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change. -Henry Cloud WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sund... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/21 - 9/27

Sunday, September 28, 2014      7 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any. -Hugh Laurie WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 9-21 1445 calo... Read more

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Saturday, September 27, 2014      223 comments

A few days ago I went to the doctor to follow up on some lab results. 18 months ago I was 20+ pounds overweight, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, irregular periods - all mostly due to lifestyle. My doctor plainly told me that I could not ... Read more

Fall 2014 Wish List

Monday, September 22, 2014      4 comments

Once again the summer went way too fast! This is the time of year that I typically struggle. Part of it is going back to school (as a teacher) and part of it is the season's holidays and food. I did really well in meeting my summer goals, so I h... Read more

Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/14 - 9/20

Sunday, September 21, 2014      4 comments

QUOTE OF THE DAY When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” -Sydney Harris WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 9-14 1445 calories 90 mins stationary bike Monday 9-... Read more


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