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So fun to see a new trophy today!... Read more
A neat poem I found online ... A Strong Woman Versus a Woman Of Strength (by Dee Cheeks)
I accidentally ran across a really neat poem of sorts on line, comparing "strong" and "strength". Though I'd share it with everyone! The original can be found on the site www.motivateus.com. Delete the spaces below to get the full link. I've rem... Read more
Anniversary Number Three at SP ... Random musings on Change
Over three years ago I realized I was fat, out of shape, developing weight related health problems, tired all day long, stressed to the max, and faced a significantly higher risk of a repeat bout with Cancer. And looking old to boot.
That w... Read more
Decadent breakfast alert!
Let me be clear. I don't cook.
It's not that I can't, it's that it is not safe. If the recipe isn't a challenge, I tend to wander off. Bad things happen then.
Once my husband returned home, smelled horrible burned liver, and saw black... Read more
Looking back on 2009 Workouts ...
I thought I'd look back at 2009 workouts. My goodness! The list would have been overwhelming if I'd planned it in every detail last year. I owe considerable gratitude to my friends on the Cathe team here, with our daily check in. Each of you ar... Read more
Deciding on your IDEAL BODY WEIGHT
Just time for a short note before I head out of town ... I was listening to an interesting podcast - Fit2Fat - and they were discussing a website that lets you know what your "people's choice" ideal weight is.
http://www.halls.md/ideal-w... Read more
The Sands - Scales? - of Time
I hadn't planned to blog today, but noticed a posting on what I think of as "scale frustration" on the Panic message board, and remembered I'd written about that awhile back.
idu... Read more
A short pause to reflect ...
I haven't been blogging much lately - too much rushing, too little reflection. And today's blog will be a small, but positive, step forward into a more balanced way of being :)
This is a pretty special time of year for me. August is always ... Read more
110 Pound Deadlifts??? You have got to be kidding.
Do you ever find yourself looking at a strength training workout and having flashbacks?
That happened today. I've been doing Cathe Friedrich's STS program for the past several months, and truly enjoying it. This week I'm on "week 4" of meso... Read more
When the going gets tough - Promise Yourself
Usually I just post things I write myself ... but today I was leafing through another forum, reading a posting written by someone who was having a tense day at the office and wanted help. You know the kind of day. There's fear in the air about s... Read more
Exercise is NOT a punishment for Eating
Exercise is NOT a punishment for eating!
Isn’t it interesting how, when many of us start SP, we think of exercise something we do so that we can:
• eat more food
• make ... Read more
Workouts in April
Continuing from my March self assessment, this is an update on what I did for workouts in April.
Here's what I decided in last month's self assessment:
"In April, it would b... Read more
A Bunch of Posts On GoWearFit -- consolidated!
Thanks for the comments on my self-review! It really does help to know that other people read these.
... and, since you ask, I thought I'd pick up a series ... Read more
Using the GoWearFit for accountability - One Month In
Having used the GoWearFit (GWF) for almost a month now, there's enough data to set a baseline and begin thinking about improvements.
Here's my baseline for sleep overall:
Average sleep per night: 7:17 o... Read more
Workout Checkup - Here's what I did in March :)
Sometimes people write to ask what workouts I do to stay in shape, now that I'm on maintenance. For the last few months, I've been logging them in daily over on the Cathe Forum (Cathe Friedrich, all-round terrific fitness instructor with a pheno... Read more