7,000-8,499 SparkPoints 7,966


Live Healthy: Two steps forward, one step back
Friday, September 11, 2009      0 comments

Didn't get an entry written yesterday, in part, because I spent two hours taking Wil to fencing and bringing him home. But something good is that, while he was there, I got my walk/jog in. Then came home and did my yoga. Well, the bad news ... Read more
Live Healthy: Rock out!
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      0 comments

What are your favorite workout songs? Coach Nicole had another post over at SparkPeople about workout music: [
_song_to_go_the_extra_mile"] Play Your Power Song to Go the Extra M... Read more
Live Healthy: When healthy becomes a headache
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      0 comments

I jogged too hard this morning. I walked for three minutes, then jogged for three minutes. And since I was feeling ok and was headed into a big downhill, I decided to jog another three minutes instead of doing a walking interval. Then I sta... Read more
Live Healthy: Random thoughts
Monday, September 07, 2009      0 comments

Just a few disparate ideas I've been wanting to write about: 1. I don't think I ever mentioned, especially during my September reevaluation, how important the support of my friends was to me. I was worried when I came up with the August con... Read more
Live Healthy: more biking drama!
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

I made another decision about biking. Sheesh. How many has that been? :-) I was actually thinking about how to enjoy this Autumn as much as possible, especially getting outside more. I'm so glad for the break in the heat and it's my favorit... Read more
Live healthy: living healthy and letting your hair down
Saturday, September 05, 2009      0 comments

What is the balance between living healthy and letting your hair down? I've been letting my hair down a lot for past couple days. My three brothers and I and some of their families got together Thursday night for the opening of the col... Read more
My September Live Healthy contract
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      0 comments

starting weight: 206.5 ultimate goal: 180 goal for this month: 200 I owe myself some kind of healthy reward for doing so well with exercise in August and doing ok with my other goals. but what do i want? 1. mindset, motivation a... Read more
The last weight loss update!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      0 comments

Ok, that's sort of a trick. Starting tomorrow, I'll be calling them 'Live healthy' ;-) You see, today is September eve. Good bye, August. You weren't too bad. I worked pretty hard at living healthy and I saw some benefits. Today's the day t... Read more
8/29 weight loss thoughts: The boring edition
Saturday, August 29, 2009      0 comments

Weight loss is often boring. I hate boring. Sometimes I don't want to brush my teeth because those two minutes are so boring. I think the boring-ness of weight loss has probably been part of the reason I've failed in the past. Here's one ex... Read more
8/27 weight loss thoughts: To bike or not to bike?
Thursday, August 27, 2009      2 comments

Why don't I want to bike? Those of you who have been reading my weight loss posts know the bike issue appears pretty often, especially in the form of 'do I pay for a 75$ + parts tuneup or not?' This morning I got up at six, did some wo... Read more
8/26 weight loss thoughts: Caloric failure!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

Ok, yesterday was my first out and out calorie control failure. The other times I really binged were days off (which I have since done away with). I was doing fine. Christine and Elizabeth were at dance (as usual ;-). Wil and I went to Chic... Read more
8/25 weight loss thoughts
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      0 comments

Ok, the nitty gritty on what I'm doing to live healthy: 1. A quick note about all this writing: one reason I'm doing it is to help manage my own attitude. I've started weight loss and given up before. I don't want that to happen this time! ... Read more
8/24 weight loss thoughts
Monday, August 24, 2009      0 comments

Down to 206 yesterday and this morning. 205, here I come! You may recall that my conservative goal for the end of August was 205. Plus, I had that setback with taking days off that totally messed up my trends. So, I'm happy to be at 206 and... Read more
8/22 weight loss thoughts: Really mixed day
Sunday, August 23, 2009      0 comments

Weigh in this morning was just ok. 207 again. Have to re-double 'Weigh Down'/caloric intake efforts. Walked with Columbia SparkPeople at the West Columbia RiverWalk. It was nice to meet 5 adults (and 3 of their children). Had one warm ... Read more
8/21 weight loss thoughts: To burn or not to burn?
Saturday, August 22, 2009      0 comments

Cortez is famous for having burned his ships to inspire his men to conquer. We have a similar saying: 'burn your bridges'. Are you willing to burn your bridges when it comes to weight loss? Am I? This is not a recommendation. It's a qu... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 Last Page »