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Weekend Wrapup

Sunday, April 29, 2007      1 comments

Hello there all you fabulous sparkers! :) I spent the weekend in Boston. I was only planning on staying through Saturday, but after a whole day of biking and walking around the city we were too tired to come home. Jess doesn't have an interne... Read more

My First High Intensity Interval Training Session

Friday, April 27, 2007      1 comments

I was nervous about trying HIIT but in a good way - something new is often like that. I used the elliptical trainer because of the constant heart rate readout and it went really well! As I am learning, at the beginning of a workout it's hard t... Read more

My New Fitness Program

Friday, April 27, 2007      1 comments

*Strength train as close to every other day as possible *Alternate HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and SSHI (Steady Strength High Intensity) daily, but replace ABOUT 1-2 times per week with easy cardio. *Warm up and cool down 5 minut... Read more

Heart Rate Workouts

Friday, April 27, 2007      1 comments

I just read a bunch of articles on SparkPeople and the Weight Watchers website about heart rate. Using the Karvonen Formula (more accurate than the standard 220-age), plus Weight Watchers' definitions of intensity levels (for calculating activi... Read more

I'm Getting Pretty Good At This!

Friday, April 27, 2007      2 comments

I've been picking up some new tricks for both diet and exercise lately. Diet: (and I mean that in terms of what you eat, NOT "being on a diet") - Use delay tactics! Hold off with a drink, gum, a mint, or just a distraction. Delay before a... Read more

5 Superfoods for Weightloss

Thursday, April 26, 2007      0 comments

5 Superfoods for Weight Loss by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS http://diet.ivillage.com/iss
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97db6,00.html?nlcid=dt|04-
25-2007| I won't write the whole article here...just want to take notes so I remember ... Read more

Crazy Weigh-Ins

Thursday, April 26, 2007      0 comments

If my weight seems to zigzag up and down on alternating days it's because I am now using two different scales. This week Monday was 136.0 at home, Tuesday was 135.0 at Jess's, Wednesday was 136.8 at home, Thursday (today) was 134.8 at Jess's! ... Read more

Wed. Check-in

Wednesday, April 25, 2007      0 comments

The gum delay worked again. Vanilla and blueberry seltzers are delicious, but only gum really seems to get me to stop thinking about eating. I guess my mouth just feels lonely when it's not constantly chewing on something! It doesn't have to ... Read more

I Ran a Mile in 7:58

Tuesday, April 24, 2007      0 comments

:) :) :)... Read more

Good News/Bad News

Tuesday, April 24, 2007      0 comments

The good news is that I haven't been hungry today! I seriously feel like I am stuffing myself silly just to reach 1,223 calories! My energy has been high and I've been feeling fantastic! Why haven't I been hungry? I got probably about 7.... Read more

Health Toys!

Tuesday, April 24, 2007      1 comments

Last night I spent over $200 at Target. I got: *Lots of sugar free gum *A variety pack of Diet Snapple Iced Teas *A heart rate monitor watch! *A pedometer *A Weight Watchers scale that measures weight, change from last/first weigh-... Read more

The New Me LOVES Great Weather!

Monday, April 23, 2007      0 comments

I really have started thinking about "The New Me" and "The Old Me." My mom was looking at a menu and said, "oooh, you'd love this." I had to ask whether The New Me or The Old Me would love it. The Old Me would love it if it had lots of melted... Read more

Deliriously Proud of Myself

Sunday, April 22, 2007      4 comments

Yesterday I ran the Quincy Lions Club Run/Walk for Sight 10th Annual 5K Race. I came in 77th out of 155 with a time of 30:43, a pace of 9:55 (which is just over 6 mph), 31st female overall, and 10th in my division (females aged 19-29). It was ... Read more

Thursday Night Check In

Thursday, April 19, 2007      1 comments

Hi all, I survived over 24 hours without SparkPeople and will have to do that again tomorrow...my boyfriend doesn't have an internet connection at his new condo. Today I had planned out some of my meals but ate lunch and dinner at restauran... Read more

My 5K

Wednesday, April 18, 2007      0 comments

Today I did what is most likely my last practice run before the race. (After this I want to take it easy on my joints and do just elliptical or stairmaster.) I ran 3.1 miles/5K in 27 minutes and 36 seconds!!! By my race's results from LAST ye... Read more


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