Getting through it
I am with my folks and have been for the past few days. My life is not my own, and I am busy trying to help out with the house, and my mother and father. I am doing Sparkpeople, but barely, and working out is tough.
I barely get my 6000 ... Read more
Made an interesting lunch today
2 cups of shredded romaine
1 teaspoon of chopped onion
2 hardboiled eggs
2 tablespoons of Miracle Whip (lo cal)
1 teaspoon of chia seeds
6 shakes from a balsamic vingar bottle
10 snap pea green beans
I just whipped this up now a... Read more
3 things I am proud of accomplishing this week
1. Continuing to exercise every day and track my progress on my Fit Bit.
2. Completing a Leslie Sansone DVD for 5 miles without taking breaks inbetween miles.
3. My first week buying organic based foods. I bought organic milk, chicken, salad... Read more
An all you can eat dessert buffet DREAM!
Well, who remembers dreams from the night before? I do, especially when it involves chocolate cake, brownies, chocolate chips and ICECREAM!!!!!
It was a round table set up and all the desserts looked equally delicious! In my dream, I didn... Read more
Workout Queen, who ME???
Well, I didn't think it was humanly possible for me, but I over did working out!!!
Last night, my husband and I came home from out 5 mile mountain hike and I was a little tired but mostly too energized. What's that you say, energized? Y... Read more
Fit Bit Rocks!
Okay, I have reverted to being just like a child that just got their first bike! I bought the FitBit Zip model, and I love it! It's the size of about a postage stamp and it clips securely to my exercise bra. I am finding any and every chance ... Read more
Sometimes it's hard to exercise to DVD's when your 50!
Well I exercised today a lot, boy it's SO depressing. I am so out of shape exercising along with dvd's where the average age is 25- 35 year old bouncy happy go lucky in shape women. Worse yet, to exercise to Kathy Smith who's in great physical... Read more
I am back...
Wow, 1 week cut off from a computer and unfortunately from exercise. When you are sharing a 2 bedroom suite with in-laws and a car to get around there is no time or room for exercise. Out of 6 days I managed to exercise once and 2 days were fo... Read more
Sometimes you just have to deal with things.
Well, sometimes in life, you have to deal with things you never thought you'd have to deal with in life, I mean big things, things that really tug at your deeply hidden heart strings. This weekend is one of those things. It's big, and it hurts... Read more
My Overall Sparkpeople Goals.
1. My #1 Goal to achieve is to live a longer and healthy prosperous life. I am combating a host of small medical issues that overall decrease the quality of my life. I finally see the writing on the wall of life that if I want to fight these... Read more
Food Fight inside my head!
Well, so far on this journey I have thought about food a lot, actually more than usual. It involves a lot of planning and commitment to do the right things. What I have learned is that 1. there are not a lot of calories in fruit, 2. I like to... Read more
Keep reminding myself this is a process...
Well, today was not the best day, felt a bit down in energy. Following calories, eating well, adding more fruits and vegetables, but felt drained today after 30 minutes on the bike in the afternoon. I haven't had a day like this since I start... Read more
Thinking about how I feel so far. It's a struggle for me to focus on myself. Exercising, blogging, making goals, working out, tracking everything is taking a lot of time and effort and focus. I'd rather focus on someone or something else. Bu... Read more
Favorite Sayings...TO GET MOTIVATED!
1. Train insane or stay the same.
2. That's not sweat, it's my fat crying.
3. If your tired of starting over, stop giving up.
4. All it takes is what you've got.
5. Don't look back you're not going that wa... Read more
This is a process and a relationship...
I never thought of this, but changing one's lifestyle and health is a process, and what helps this process is using Sparkpeople. I started back in April, but then quit. I now realized I was excited about Sparkpeople but I set my goals too high... Read more
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