Trying something new.. Keto?
Well, I know low-carb is probably best for my body (family with history of Type 2 Diabetes), but I know I'm not good at sticking to low carb. I'm wondering if a higher fat approach will help with craving issues?
I've only started reading up o... Read more
Can I eat 10 days 'clean'?
Well, I guess the answer is NO.
I just couldn't make it without some bread. I ate healthy options, but there comes a point during which I'm so busy with family and life, that my 'clean eating' options just can't fit the bill.
So I had some... Read more
10 days of clean eating starts today!
So my Avocare herbal "cleanse" starts today.
It is a probiotic supplement in the morning followed by a fiber drink (physillium and chickory root mostly) then regular (CLEAN) eating during the day and a herbal supplement before bed (herbal ing... Read more
After my daughter's first soccer game on Saturday I realized both my kids could probably use a little more conditioning.. so I asked if she wanted to go run with me and the dog.
The jog out is tough because it is slightly up hill/incline.. an... Read more
Starting a new plan
Okay, so I have read bloggers who like the Avocare products, and my sister actually mentioned them recently. So through her I ordered the "herbal cleanse". IT isn't a 'cleanse' in the traditional meaning of the word. IT is a fiber and probiotic ... Read more
Commit to the process?
I love reading other folks' blogs on SP, yet I'm so bad about blogging myself!
I'm going to commit to a new process to help me activate some weight loss, so here it goes.
Workouts: need to schedule and do it!
I did well while on work ... Read more
2 weeks on work travel.. how I'm doing
Well, I often travel for work in the summer months.
I usually can get in exercise most days. However, this trip was so busy, I didn't workout at all! Bad me! However, eating was very controlled and there was very little sugar or treats involv... Read more
Biggest Loser challenge Summer camp!
Just a plug here as we are trying to recruit a few more folks for BLC summer camp.
BLC is a very supportive group with a variety of fun challenges both during the week and weekend to help you stay on track and focus on individual ... Read more
Inspiration to reclaim myself
I've been off my workout routine for over a year! I'm working out here and there, but nothing routine like we used to do. 2015 May, ran a 1/2 marathon and got wicked Plantar Faciitis.. and had to cut out the running all together (after much tria... Read more
This week I kick off a new round of Biggest Loser Challenge here on SP and 5% challenge..
It is truly a time for a change. I feel it mentally this time.
1. Healthy food choices
2. Activity daily, even if only getting in my steps
3. Ad... Read more
What I'm doing, how I'm doing...
Just a quick check in.. thought I would post about how I'm doing.
I've been really enjoying crossfit 3 times a week, but I have found it is difficult to squeeze in that third workout. So I'll probably only go twice a week. I'm starting my sec... Read more
Need your help! Wanted: ideas for mini-rewards for weightloss goals
Okay, I'm trying to come up with some mini-rewards for weight loss goals.
I'm thinking of setting small increments of 4-5 lbs depending on where that puts the scale.
So far, I've come up with a couple of things I've been 'wanting' bu... Read more
Workouts can be empowering!
I've been getting back into the routine of the 4-5 day a week workout. Although I have started back with weekend morning runs (short distances until I get into the swing of things), I did miss last weekend due to early morning soccer games for t... Read more
My first crossfit class
So, I bought a groupon for a crossfit near by..not the closest one to my house, but not bad either.
Yesterday was my first time.. and it was good. I was very nervous, it is a small place, lots of folks working out, I showed up early to sign a... Read more
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Time for a change!
The kids started school today! And although I'm sorry to see the end of carefree summer (for them, I still have to work), getting back to a routine is good.
I started back to a weekend run/walk routine. I start off walking, then warm up in... Read more