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Using SparkCoach to move forward
Monday, October 13, 2014      0 comments

I know in order to continue forward to increased fitness and health, things need to change. This includes letting go of the concept that I can do it alone. Today I renewed my Spark Coach subscription and Thursday will meet with someone I know... Read more
Path to Health and Fitness is definitely not straight
Saturday, October 04, 2014      0 comments

I'm still (not back) working my way on my path to health and fitness. After many months of being frustrated and feeling blocked in positive forward movement towards my goals, I've decided to live an "Act as if" lifestyle of a fit and healthy pe... Read more
Getting back on my path with SparkPeople and logging food, activity etc
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      2 comments

This morning at 4:30 am, as I laid there not able to sleep with all the noisy conversation in my head about not taking care of myself by eating healthy, being active, doing what I can to address and reduce life's stresses, I felt desperate to ma... Read more
Planning for my future!!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      0 comments

Good Morning Everyone!! It may seem to others on the outside that I haven't been working on my fitness and weight program as diligently as before. On the inside thought, things have been churning, adjusting and getting ready for outward change... Read more
Adding the Sept 9 Heart Walk to my TO DO list
Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

I am going to do the 5 mile walk/jog event on Saturday Sept 9 here in Santa Rosa. This means I need to kick myself in the butt and get busy to get ready to do it. Got the colored stars out to track my daily goals on the calendar in the kitc... Read more
Weigh to go!!!
Thursday, May 10, 2012      0 comments

emoticon Today I went to an Active Living with Diabetes class at Kaiser, met with a registered dietician and was ... Read more
Stress and breaking old patterns
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      1 comments

For the first time in a long while, my workplace stress is getting to me a bit. Today was a cardio day for me, working by myself (which was probably a good thing). My old way would have been to eat something sweet and carb loaded to deal w... Read more
Taking the day off
Sunday, April 29, 2012      0 comments

Today I was at a vendor's fair all day with my direct sales home business. Frequent sitting, lots of standing, some walking around in the building. When telling potential customers about the stoneware Bean/Blessing Pots, I highlighted how eas... Read more
Distractions and Importance of Enough Rest and Food
Saturday, April 28, 2012      0 comments

Two things became apparent to me over the last two days: 1 - How important getting enough good sleep and good food are to keeping focused and able to maintain my health and fitness oriented lifestyle are. Ans 2 - How easy it can be... Read more
Being realistic and positive, turning minor frustration into a challenge
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      0 comments

Today I felt like I should be doing more: more intensity, longer, more gusto in my aerobic workout. I tried three short sessions on the elliptical today - my goal is to be able to do 20 minutes by mid-August (along with 20 minutes on the tread... Read more
Cardio Day today
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      0 comments

Today is a cardio day for me - my goal is warm-up on the treadmill for 10 minutes Move to the ellipitcal and see how long I can go. My goal by the middle of August is 20 minutes on the elliptical Balance the time with rowing machine and ... Read more
For three weeks - I can do this
Sunday, April 22, 2012      0 comments

For the next three weeks I will choose to plan my meals according to the Eat Clean Recharged Cooler 1 plan to kick start my next level of getting fit. I will prepare meal... Read more
Act as if to create the changes now
Saturday, April 21, 2012      0 comments

emoticon I'm reading two books right now: Tosca Reno's Eat Clean Diet Recharged and Charles D'Angelo's Think and... Read more
Back on track after being ill for two weeks +
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday was my first workout session in over two weeks. I've been off work most of that time and ill with a fever and horrible cold. Fatigue, weakness, congestion. Ugh!!! During that time, eating enough was a challenge since most of the ti... Read more
OOOPs - Slipped on my eating today
Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

Today, I didn't enter my food for the day in the morning and ended up eating off plan. Went over in every category. Yes, it was because I was tired - pretty exhausted really, from my kitty being sick the last three days. Today she went to... Read more

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