Weight Loss, A Run, & A Bus Ride
So today, the scale greeted me with a pleasant surprise. It looks like my hard work is starting to pay off. After almost a week of up and down movement, the scale has dropped for a couple weeks in a row. This week was probably the biggest dro... Read more
Running Like a Runny Nose
So, the last few days I’ve been battling this crazy cold. First it was a cough, then it was a runny nose, and today I can’t stop sweating. Yesterday was interesting. I tried everything I could to stop this runny nose. I tried drinking 20 gla... Read more
He's on Fire!
“HE’S ON FIRE!!!” These words should be familiar to anyone who used to play the game, NBA Jam. For those that haven’t, the basic idea is pretty cool. You controlled a basketball team and if a player made three shots in a row, they would ye... Read more
Grabbing the Bull by the Horns
Lol, I had a whole blog written out and I swore I posted it. Lol, who knows where in cyberspace it is now. Somewhere in the computer heavens I guess. Anyhow…. I try to notice something on my walks. It can be something ordinary, unusual, or s... Read more
It's Not What You Do Once In A While....
"It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.". - Jenny Craig
This is the quote that greeted me as I walked back into my work. I was out trying to get at least 10 minutes of exercise... Read more
Pocket Full of Sunshine
Just got back from watching the movie "Easy A". There was a song featured in it that was pretty hilarious. Now it is stuck in my head. The more I think about it, the more it applies to my journey. Look at the first few lyrics:
I got a p... Read more
The In-Law Shuffle
Today I'm running around like crazy trying to clean up for the in-laws, who should be here in about an hour. I'm sweating, my heart rate is elevated, and I haven't started cleaning yet. lol
Actually, I have started cleaning. I moved th... Read more
I am AWESOME!!
“You are awesome!” That is the e-mail I got this morning. It came to my work e-mail, right about 9:30 a.m. Who sent it? ME! Last night via the spark appointment book. I was going through the sparkpoints, seeing if there were any easy poin... Read more
I might smell like a drunk today.
This morning started out good. I got up, huddled in a few spark groups, stretched and took the dog for a nice walk. Then, things got a little hectic. Don’t ask me how, but I knocked some wine from the counter onto my ironing board. I did my ... Read more
Curse you Oreo cookies!!!
Curse you Oreo cookies! Yesterday I was showing a couple of co-workers how I could log my food into Spark People and how it helps me stay within my range. My example was a small serving of cake. I was TRYING to make a point about how you can ... Read more
Yoga by Moonlight
Last night I didn't feel like walking. However, I pushed myself out the door and was glad I went! For starters, I felt that energy almost right away. Then I had a nice surprise seeing several people dancing on the boardwalk. Mostly older peo... Read more
Feeling like I can do this
Woke up today, after a good night of exercise. This morning, I went for a walk to work and up the stairs. Today, I am hoping to play with the kids, do some housework, and finish up some Wii Fit. Hoping for a productive day of getting fit.
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Well, was busy playing hard in the back yard with the kids. Throwing a soccer ball up the roof, shooting basketballs, kicking soccer balls, running around, even lifting the kids up and down. That was all good, until the back yard neighbor said... Read more
A bit up today, gotta get back down in 5 days
I feel a bit of oversnacking, especially being tired at night, has caused some weight gain. This was just about 24 hours worth of damage to control here. I have a team weigh-in on Friday, so I've got some plans to get back in control. Mainly,... Read more
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My son woke up with super energy this morning. Bouncing off the walls and causing all kinds of havoc. So, I decided to burn some of that energy off. I challenged him to races all the way to the play ground. Once there, I chased him around th... Read more