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New Year new motivation

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      0 comments

I've slacked off of Spark people but not fitness the last two months. I've been actively using my fit bit and gathering badges for steps and miles. My coworker who originally introduced me to Sparkpeople admitted that she had been slacking off a... Read more

Fit Bit is really motivating me

Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

I did not walk at lunch time yesterday. I had started a running program and was on the second day. I knew I was going to get on the treadmill after work. There was talk about skipping the treadmill last night and waking up at 4am to get my worko... Read more

Fitbit and friendly competition

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      2 comments

My husband and I recently bought ourselves the Fitbit to track our activity level. Now we periodically text each other with the amount of steps we've walked to urge each other on. Due to my new toy, I'm really getting motivated to implimen... Read more

Fell off the Sparkpeople wagon

Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

Okay, I'm not sure what happened but I woke up yesterday or today and realized that I hadn't been logging into Sparkpeople for like, a month! I'm not sure how that happened. I fell off the wagon. We had gone on vacation to Walt Disney World in t... Read more

Better planning

Friday, November 25, 2011      1 comments

I realized that I've going through the motions. I make sure I logon to the site every morning, but haven't really been engaged with the community. I plan on changing that!! I need to connect again with the community. I need to make a point of ge... Read more

Healthy hobby with hubby going strong

Saturday, September 17, 2011      1 comments

My husband and I have been consistently cycling for an hour three days a week for the last month and it feels great! We have a routine going now where we get home from work, change our clothes, prepare our camelbacks for water and are out the do... Read more

Hubby finally on board

Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

My husband is finally on board with getting in shape. His motivation is a planned trip to Walt Disney World trip in late fall/early spring. He says we have to get in shape to be able to do all that walking! We're taking turns on the treadmill in... Read more

Nike plus and Ipod

Thursday, June 02, 2011      0 comments

I went for a walk today for the first time after redoing my music on my Ipod. I forgot to recalibrate my Nike plus to measure the mile with my stride so it didn't count calories like it used to. Oh, well. Luckily, today is my first day back at w... Read more

Getting up the same time everyday

Saturday, April 30, 2011      4 comments

I have heard that it is good to wake up and go to bed the same time everyday. During the week I wake up at 4:15 am which is a tad bit early for the weekend, but last weekend I woke up at 5am both Saturday and Sunday. I got so much accomplished t... Read more

It doesn't have to be all or nothing

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      2 comments

I walked on the treadmill for 75 minutes yesterday because I wanted to make sure to get in my fitness minutes for the week. I didn't do any on Sunday because I was weeding my backyard. As much as I like the goal setting of Sparkpeople sometimes ... Read more

Walking today

Saturday, April 16, 2011      1 comments

I'm feeling really good with my exercise today. I had to drop off my car for some recall work so I dropped it off, walked to the park to meet some Sparkpeople friends (Maria, Martha, Vivian, and Mary), walked around said park, and walked back to... Read more

Frustrated with Spark app regarding water

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      0 comments

I have been diligently using the spark app on my iphone to track my minutes and my water intake. For some reason it is not logging my water. It works great for tracking my fitness minutes but when I saw online that there was only one day of wate... Read more

Actually craving exercise

Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

I couldn't do my normal Saturday morning workout due to a breakfast meeting. I actually stopped playing my video game and got off my computer so I could jog on the treadmill! Wow! What a difference that consistency makes. I am actually enjoying ... Read more

Coping with Stress

Tuesday, January 25, 2011      2 comments

When talking to hubby this morning I realized that I must be perpetually stressed since he mentioned that he could hear it in my voice. I realize that I need to develop a Zen like feeling when dealing with work and things around the house. Wheth... Read more

Funny Side of Being Short

Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

My husband bought me some yoga pants because I needed some more workout clothes. They are really comfortable, but also really long. I thought I could get away with rolling them up. Uh, no. While I was jogging on the treadmill, my left pant leg k... Read more


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