Back Again with P90X!!!!
Okay, so I fell off the exercise wheel again but I'm back and using this site mainly for caloric intake estimations. I'm on my 5th week of P90X with Tony Horton. My brother is working out with me which is apparently what I've needed to keep go... Read more
My Weight Loss Philosophy
I've been reading up on weight loss and all of the articles basically come down to one thing...forget diets and make a life change. Well, I have to say that I agree. Of course, a life change is easier said than done. You're essentially taking... Read more
Facing My Demons
So, today I've decided to be completely honest with myself about my bad habits...First, I haven't been on this site in 4 days or something like that and I already know that I need to make the commitment if I am going to succeed. I am quite bus... Read more
Breastfeeding and Sparkpeople
I spent a bit of time trying to find something on this site that accommodates for the fact that I am breastfeeding my baby and I couldn't find anything. So, I decided to make it work for me this way...
A breastfeeding mom, on average, use... Read more
Day One of the Back On Track Program!
Here I am on day one of my new found determination to get and stay healthy. Here are some things that I think are worthy of note as I begin my journey.
1-I had a baby six weeks ago. I am breastfeeding so I need 500 extra calories a day..... Read more
How Sick Slows You Down
Since February, I have been hit with illness after illness. It began with that awful stomach bug that was going around--the one that forced you to become well acquainted with the bottom of the toilet bowl. It knocked me out for a week and left... Read more
Hangin' with my Joshua
I am pretty excited to have a mommy/Joshy day. I am going to take him to the movies today to see Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaur and we're going out to our little pool in a bit for some splash time (well he'll be splashing, I'll be reading).
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It's VBS week at our church which means a lot of running around and not much time for the internet. So, I'm not giving up, but I am backing down for a week...besides I'm teaching the games section this week so I'll get plenty of exercise. That... Read more
Week 4: Thoughts and Verse
I really like to throw out the positives toward the end of the week that highlight how I did and how God worked on me through this and I've decided to make it a weekly blog. If you like it, you can look for it from week to week. I really hope ... Read more
After a 7 day hiatus due to illness, I am back! I'm ready to get on the treadmill. Here I go. Wish me Luck!!!!
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Being sick is not conducive to being active
What a very simple and obvious statement, my title, and yet so true. I'd wager that not a pound was lost this week...sigh. Oh well, I cannot change the winds of time and it has blown me a cold in this rainy, dreary weather. And on top of tha... Read more
Sniffle Sniffle Cough Cough
Ugh. I am ill this morning and I want nothing more than to lie in bed all day long with a good book and a cup of tea. Yet, I have this very guilty feeling because I didn't workout Monday or Wednesday. I keep thinking that if I shirk my workou... Read more
Things that "cramp" my style!
So, as you know, I had a leg spasm in the middle of the night on Tuesday and I skipped running on Wed so as not to hurt myself more. I have always had the occasional charlie horse and they are the most excruciating things I have ever felt...wel... Read more
Fitness God's Way
I thought I would share some of the verses, songs, and revelations God has given me to help me in my fitness endeavors.
Philippians 4:13-I can do all things through him who gives me strength.
Isaiah 40: 30-31- Even youths grow t... Read more
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My Weekend of Indulgence
Okay, so I decided when I started that weekends were when I was going to forget about weight loss and let myself have fun! I did just that and you know what, I don't feel guilty in the least. Sure, I probably ate more than necessary but on the... Read more