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Results for January 2012 Goals

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

It hasn't been my best month, but it also shows me how much better I do when I track what I eat plus keep a normal routine for exercise. Travel threw that all off, but I'm confident I can apply my good habits and get back on track in February a... Read more

Race Report: January 2012 Half-Marathon

Monday, January 16, 2012      13 comments

I chose this half-marathon because of its route, one my DH and I have crossed every year since moving (here five years ago) on our Sunday morning run. I’d pictured him with our basenji, Alley, cheering me on less than a mile from our apartment. ... Read more

January 2012 Goals

Sunday, January 01, 2012      1 comments

1. Get regular check-ups and tests: Call to make appointment for January check. 1B. Continue to monitor blood pressure at least weekly with DH. 2. Maintain physical therapy schedule: at least 2x/week. 3. Stay in training mode=18-24 miles/... Read more

Best of December 2011

Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

My favorite things about the month that just no particular order. 10. 2,348 fitness minutes this month! 9. Swam 5 miles! 8. Ran 95.29 miles! 7. Professional performance of Handel’s Messaiah at DIsney Hall. 6. Kept up wit... Read more

December 2011 Goals Results

Saturday, December 31, 2011      1 comments

1. GOAL MET!!! “Physical Health: Monitor blood pressure at least once a week to get DH to do his.” I’ve had this goal now for at least three months, with very little progress. For this month, I put a weekly reminder on my smart phone and ... Read more

Goals for 2012

Friday, December 30, 2011      1 comments

I decided to break my goals down into three areas as I normally do for my monthly goals. General Health: 1. Get regular check-ups and tests. --> ACTION ITEM: Enter the dates in my 2012 calendar when I need to make the relevant appointm... Read more

Changing My Mind in 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      3 comments

I identified a few areas last January that I wanted to approach differently. Over 2011 I made real progress in altering and internalizing the way I look at some basic things. 1. Back On Track "Though no one can go back and make a brand ne... Read more

Goals Met for 2011 & Some Other Accomplishments

Tuesday, December 27, 2011      12 comments

My assignment for this final week of December: “WHAT I’VE ACCOMPLISHED IN 2011” – Make a list of things you’ve accomplished, big and small, this past year. I'm not strictly following these directions, as I want to revisit the specific goa... Read more


Saturday, December 17, 2011      11 comments

My assignment: “MY LIFE SINCE JOINING SPARK PEOPLE” -- How has your life changed since joining SP? What obstacles have you had to overcome in your own journey? Have you allowed yourself to lean on your SparkPeople friends to carry you through s... Read more

Week One of December 2011: Goals met!

Thursday, December 08, 2011      6 comments

I'm on track for the month so far. Results for week 1: 1. Took my & DH's blood pressure last evening. Sleep is improving. 2. Ran 22.05 miles + accumulated 625 fitness minutes doing all the targeted activities in my goals.. 3. Staying in ... Read more

December 2011 Goals (A&I Challenge)

Friday, December 02, 2011      13 comments

My assignment: “GOALS FOR DECEMBER” – What are your goals for December? These can be fitness, nutrition and/or personal goals that you’d like to achieve. I think I'm pretty ambitious this month, but I also don't want to set my bar too low a... Read more

Best of November 2011

Thursday, December 01, 2011      6 comments

My 10 favorite things in November 2011! 10. 2,042 fitness minutes for November! Third month in a row over 2,000! 9. Managed to lose a net of two pounds=within target range=stayed on road to successful maintenance! 8. Positive outweighed... Read more

November Recap

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      4 comments

A pretty good month! Results of Goals for November 2011: 1. General Health: Take BP regularly. Use timer as a reminder tool! When I looked at my November goals earlier today (Note to self: Look at goals before the last day of the ... Read more

What I am Thankful For -- A&I Challenge

Sunday, November 27, 2011      11 comments

My assignment: “WHAT I AM THANKFUL FOR” – Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to give thanks. Write about anything you are thankful for this year, or throughout your life? I find myself this week most thankful for my husband. He ha... Read more

How can I possibly stay fit from Halloween to my birthday? : A&I November Challenge

Wednesday, November 16, 2011      6 comments

My assignment: “HOLIDAY STRATEGIES TO STAY ON TRACK” – How do you plan (if you do) to stay on your eating plan during Thanksgiving? Any tips, recipes, etc. you want to share? I look forward to seeing what works for others who write on this ... Read more

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