My Long run was Friday and Birthday weekend
Hi there, I had a birthday on Saturday, so I knew I would prefer to get my long training run in on Friday. My volunteering in Kid#1 class was cancelled so the stars aligned and I went for a run. It was supposed to be 11 miles, but having been of... Read more
time to play catch up
Okay, had another week 'off' . Spring break with the kids. I had planned to go running and it just didn't workout. I was actually trying to get some work done in the mornings and afternoons so I could bill 1/2 days and not use up my vacation. Th... Read more
Another cold.. Blerg!
Yep, another cold.. thankfully not as bad as last time (yet). Felt it coming on yesterday and hit me hard in the evening.. but slept pretty good and ended up feeling a bit better this morning, although the full effects in my sinuses (stuffy AND ... Read more
What do you think about 'easy' cardio
I was wondering what people think of 'easy' cardio. Here is what I mean.
I walk my 12 year old dog, and let her sniff to her hearts content and we are slow (usually), so only I don't usually count that as 'fitness'.
But yester... Read more
Do you get your 5 Fruits/Veggies a Day?
Wondering how many of us get our 5 servings in?
Mine look like this
2 large mushrooms and a handful of kale or spinach with the morning eggs = I'm counting as 1 serving
Sometime during the day, one is usually m... Read more
Calculating Calories burned and Differentials
Well, I'm happy to report that I've been tracking my food 7 days a week thanks to the Spark App on my phone! I've also added in little workouts/chores, to chart some calories burned so I could look at the Charts on the app, showing the differenc... Read more
TGIF and dealing with the ho-hums
Well, yes, this week has been a bit slumpy because I've had a cold. I went to workout at bootcamp yesterday and mentioned my blahs and someone suggested maybe I try a SAD light therapy. A good friend of one uses it every morning and says it is l... Read more
Some changes that seem to be working
I've made a few tweaks to my nutrition and fitness plan and I'm seeing some progression on the scale! Finally in the right direction!
Lunches have included a big bed of greens with lentils. I was in a rush and didn't have time to really ma... Read more
hey I tracked my food yesterday!
Yay! I tracked my food up to the late afternoon and although I was already at 1300 calories, I opted for another snack (Kind bar 190 calories). I was just feeling a little off and not sure what that was about.
I got home and had a light di... Read more
A hard look at the year I gained 20 lbs.. (aka 2014)
Yikes! that is right. I gained about 20 lbs this year! I pulled out my new calendar to replace my 'weigh-in' calendar in the bathroom. I scanned back over 2014.. not a good year for me.
the worst part? I really don't know where I went so s... Read more
Almost like starting over and 5% challenge is on!
Yep, the scale reveals I'm way off track.
186 in early December on my way from 188 to 185 by the end of the year.
just a few pounds shy of starting over.
But, not starting over because:
I work out regularly now... BUT co... Read more
Okay Okay, didn't do my best this weekend. I did pretty well on food choices for meals.. except homemade cookies! ;(
I haven't baked in forever and got my son involved in the process and we had a fun time of it. thankfully it is a small batch... Read more
Mid-November update and 7 weeks till the end of the year!!
Hi there! I had a nice long weekend in Northern Cali with my kids, visiting my sister (and my mom who was there for work and visiting my sister already!).
I ate pretty well, no exercise, just walking around etc.
We drove the 11+ hours b... Read more
8 weeks, 1 days until end of year? My holiday challenge
Wow, that is soon! Thanksgiving is up next and then Christmas will be here!
Where did my accountability go? Well, I may blog every other day the exact same thing so that I keep accountable to my self.
Starting weight? 184 (last time I... Read more
Accountability during travel
Today is my last full day on work travel.. Tomorrow I fly home. Yay!
As per usual, I've been trying to eat the right portions while away and get some exercise. I've been making it to the gym about every other day and doing cardio for 30-45 ... Read more
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