Shooting Stars Day 8
My proud list for today......
I read both articles on portion sizes and serving sizes.
I learned some serving sizes by heart and sized up my food all day.
I worked hard with my puppies over the weekend, and got 120 minutes of exercise i... Read more
Shooting Stars Day 6
Quick, before i go to bed:
Here is what I am proud of today:
I ate whole grain cereal with banana this morning.
I bought 6 small bottles of water and managed to drink 4 of them.
I packed a lunch of ciabatta, veggie burger, carrots,... Read more
Shooting Stars Day 5
I just heard we are in Taaaaasmania. Yoohooo! I am so excited. We actually did it.
I will now list a few things I am proud of about my day, you know, just to make sure I remember the good stuff and the not so good stuff can then comfortabl... Read more
Shooting Stars Day 4
Why water? Because it makes you feel fuller, happier, flushes out the nasties and keeps your body healthy. Why not just drink it? Because I don't think of it, because I don't want to search for a bathroom when I am out and about, because I don't... Read more
Shooting Star Day 3
Yesterday i was extremely happy with my eating. I had to work 11-8 and there is a one hour lunch break, during which I tend to go and hit any fast food joint that is closeby. So having learned that I like crunchy things, I packed raw cauliflower... Read more
Shooting Star Day 2
I found myself wanting to work out and get to Hobart. I did 20 minutes of yard work, and then in the evening, looking at my healthy dinner, I decided not to eat it yet, but to get back on the treadmill to reach my 40 minutes that I had planned o... Read more
The Challenge explained and the habit I will work on this week...
In order to have easy access to this exciting challenge and the rules there are I will post the whole post in this blog along with the habit I will be working on this week. I have been working on that habit for a long time, very unsuccessfully I... Read more
I am a Shooting Star!!! Yay me!
Yay, I am a Shooting Star in the 2011 Spring 5% Challenge!!! I am very excited. I looked through the meal plans in my nutrition section and found out how easy it is to replace items to make the plan fit my taste and fridge contents. Very cool. I... Read more
2011Spring 5% Challenge Cleanup
Our assignment for today is to clean up our freezers, fridges, pantries in accordance with our eating plans for the challenge. I have some cleaning to do in the pantry for sure. And I will have to stock up on healthy drinking possibilities. I lo... Read more
2011 Spring Challenge Weight Loss Goals
I want to lose weight because....
.... I want to take pressure off my already busted knees.
.....I want to be able to do my physically challenging job working with dogs just a little while longer.
.... I want to be able to grow old and cre... Read more
Got a new bird cage for my bird.....
We had a nice big cockatiel cage delivered for our birdie Goose. And all of a sudden he has so much more room, we have perches and toys in all corners, and he has been using all of it. And he communicates with us much more than the past months, ... Read more
On the lookout for a SparkBuddy....
Now that my workout plan is finished and I am so happy about that accomplishment I am looking for a SparkBuddy to share this excitement with. I had a Buddy when I first started Sparking years ago. We had a great time together, but when she start... Read more
Weekly workout plan finished....
Well, Spark, will you look at that. I found out that you actually can generate a strength training and cardio plan for me. Tailored to my needs with me being able to switch out exercises that would be too much for my knees. I can't believe I did... Read more
I look different on the inside... hahahah
So I read this blog post from a fellow sparker, and she had me ROLLING. She was given a camera by her husband and decided to use it to get a good look at herself, make a few little videos and such..... and took a good look at herself, suprised t... Read more
What a wonderful life.
I gotta say it out loud.... Spark really does make such a difference. Just being active on the site. Meeting people who are likeminded. Seeing results from other people and celebrating little successes with them. All that is so uplifting and mot... Read more