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What I've Learned About Weightloss
Friday, May 04, 2007      0 comments

In order to keep plugging away, it seems like you have to keep reinventing the wheel when it comes to weightloss. You can't just have a plan and go on autopilot and wake up cured of your weight issues at the other end. You have to pull out all... Read more
I can run!
Thursday, May 03, 2007      1 comments

This afternoon was gorgeous and I used all that extra energy I had from eating extra (I even had ANOTHER bitty, nutritious snack before I ran) to go for a wonderful long run! I had my IPod and my heart rate monitor stopwatch and it was just gre... Read more
Not on Track
Thursday, May 03, 2007      1 comments

For the first time since I started in late January, I have not been on track since last night. Yesterday afternoon I was hungry, tired, and lacking energy. I'd had several days in a row of under 1,300 calories and even one day under 1,200 when... Read more
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
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

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