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My current goals
Truly trying to keep myself motivated and active this fall - in all honesty I hate fall!!! So, to try and beat the blahs I've put a few carrots in front of myself to stay motivated and moving beyond the couch!
I joined a couple different v... Read more
Fessing up time
So I need to confess that I've been dealing with some serious depression surrounding several things in life. Not life threatening or even medication needing depression. This is more like feeling sorry for myself, dealing with old is... Read more
Okay, reevaluation time! Looking through my Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine, old workout routines along with SP resources trying to put together a workout routine that will get the results I'm after. For today I'm doing Bi's/Tri's, abs (multipl... Read more
Day 1 of my 7 Day Cleanse
I decided it would be a smart idea to do a total body cleanse right near the beginning of the boot camp challenge that begins on May 1, 2011. So.......here I am taking my cleansing herbs, drinking tons of water & drinking my green drink. I'm h... Read more
To Eat or Not to Eat - that is the question
Holy food choices Batman! Something has been happening to me lately that has not been my problem - EVER! At night I haven't been feeling hungry (huh?). Okay for some of us that have struggled with weight for a long time this is a plus, right?... Read more
My New Carrot
I've been trying to figure something out for myself to set as a goal to work toward and I think I've found it. June 26, 2011 there is a biking event "Tour de Pierce" - I'm still trying to locate the different routes available, however, I believ... Read more
Summer is coming & other hot topics
I'm not one to want to be seen in a swim suit, however, I really want to be ready for the summer so I can go outside & have fun - hopefully even sneak in a trip to the local water park. I'm kicking up my workouts to get myself, hopef... Read more
Illness & Workouts
This is my first chance to sit down and just type out thoughts on the last few weeks. This last Saturday was my second workout with the power lifting team. It feels great being back with the gang, although Joe has taken a few changes to how he... Read more
What a Week!
Busy, Busy, Busy week! Got a lot done and feel good about the progress I've made this week. Reconnected with my old trainer today, got a double workout because of it! I'll be meeting with him again tomorrow after church for him to run me thro... Read more
Rest Days & Restlessness
I shared last week how I have a really hard time on rest days and last week ended up walking quite a few miles on Wednesday when I was supposed to be resting. I "know" that rest is important but didn't really understand why and I've been so dri... Read more
So, yesterday I'm sitting at my desk at work just about to go change for the gym when I get a phone ca... Read more
Well week one was a success for me, saw results, was consistent with my eating & working out. I'm still trying to figure out balance with protein/fat to make sure I'm getting enough and also trying to understand the balance of calories in/out t... Read more
Saturday morning workout
Awwwww today started out wonderfully! I got up early (before all the kids), got myself dressed and out the door so I could be at the gym by 7am. I started out by doing ab work for 45 minutes:
50 per side oblique crunches
Ball/Cable crunch:... Read more
Welcome my Sista!
I am so excited to announce that my little sister has joined Spark to help her along her journey of welness and weightloss. If you run across SWANKYE make sure to say hi. She's an awesome gal, very talented singer, knitter and all around craft... Read more
Friday's lunch workout
Okay, this is what I did today. This one might need a little tweeking just to make it last a little longer.
Walking Lunges (body weight) - 3 x 20 (each leg)
45-degree Leg Press - 3 x 15 x 315#
Leg Extension - 3 x 15 x 80#
Leg Curl - ... Read more