While I say weight lifting, I believe resistance strength training will work as well. (Using resistance bands. I am doing the Low-Mount exercises and have even created a few while I am using the band anyway.)
My walking buddy is a disabled... Read more
I was a busy lady yesterday what with taking my Dad to the surgeon (he is doing very well with his first Fistula surgery, next one in 2 months) and had some time before his Dialysis so I went to donate blood earlier in the day.
Well, long s... Read more
**ended at 18,121 members for the week! Big group!!
**17,639 and the day isn't over yet!
I found I can read the first blogs and manage to stay ahead of them! So that is my plan of action!
I am answering the sparkmail questions o... Read more
As March draws to a close I am 1.1 pounds down this month! Not an incredible amount but it got me into the 129's!
I also have a Class Team to lead and had an MIA co-leader - go figure, having a baby takes precedence over leading a Class Te... Read more
I am exploring tips on maintaining my goal weight.
I am going to blog what I find for others, this way I am also creating a journal of the different websites I find helpful to me in my journey.
Today's site is
weightloss.... Read more
*a sparkmail I sent today:*
Surprisingly I am not often asked how I did this.
Keep your eyes on the prize is probably the best advice I can offer. (Sorry, I know you didn't ask either but it really can be done and it was easy for me... Read more
March 2009 Reader's Digest seems to agree with what has been touted here at SparkPeople! If you get the chance to read the entire article in Health, there was a lot that was interesting to me.
Weights for Your Waist - and Your ... Read more
I was answering a comment left on my page when I really liked the sentence that popped into my head.
This is the 2nd time I am passing this weight - the first time was on the way up!
I will NOT pass this way again!
Hugs y'all!!... Read more
When Life Gets In The Way...
I see so many people disappear from SparkPeople that it makes me want to cry. I know, I have heard, "Life Got in the way" of my diet.
And when my Dad went onto dialysis and Ray went into the hospital on th... Read more
I still prefer to check my BMI here
www.caloriesperhour.com/ index_burn.php and discovered today that it will accept fractions on height! So, my BMI went up but my height came down by 1/2 inch to be more accurate, this i... Read more
Time to readjust again. Weight up to 132.1 but that is only sodium - I was *stupid* yesterday and consumed too much. Temporary weight gain.
But after 3 weeks of flying around the 131.'s, I decided to shake things up and switched to *lose ... Read more
Today in the Weekly Link Roundup: What's Hot? What's New? by Stepfanie Romine there was a link to The Happy Weight Calculator from Self.
"We all have an "ideal" weight in our mind, but what must you sacrifice to get there. This fun calculat... Read more