I went on a dog walk with my 3 little ones. I was hesitant because I had to go alone. Hubby has school on Saturdays for the next 8 weeks. It went great! I think we might make it a thing. I consider this a non-scale victory. I don't think I coul... Read more
Today, imagine that you live in a world where scales do not exist. How would you measure your success? How would you know if you were healthy and fit?
I would measure my success by using my clothes as a guide. I would gage my wellness by h... Read more
Your action step for today is to identify the major sources of stress in your life and start thinking of ways to eliminate or lessen those stressors. Although it might seem difficult to cut down on your stressors at first, it wil... Read more
I lost! The scale played a viscous trick on me.
So I ended up losing weight this week after all. I must have been holding 2 or 3 pounds of water weight. I'm not going to weigh my self again till next weekend. The scale plays mind games.
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Well I gained 2 pounds this week. I know its cause I worked out too much because I stayed within my calorie ranges and met all my goals. It's ok though cause I feel good and know I'm loseing inches. I'll weigh myself tomorrow to make sure.
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Today, imagine that you decline someone who offers you a tempting treat because you know it won't fit into your food budget for the day. What do you say? How do you remain firm? How does it feel to know that you are in control of what you eat? T... Read more
Today's Program from Your Coach - How Too Much Exercise Can Backfire
Coach Jen Mueller
"Write a blog reflecting on your current exercise program. Are you exercising too much? Too little? Write out any changes you think you need to make to yo... Read more
Wow I learned some new things on SparkCoach today from Fitness Coach Nicole Nichols
"�Don't rely on the ''calories burned'' outputs on cardio machines too much, either. They can be inaccurate by up to 40%! These numbers are especially ina... Read more
Monday Madness Carried into Terrible Tuesday
I'm exaggerating of course but it's just been a strange day. Left the house early, got to work late because of a car accident (hope they're ok), dropped my homemade egg and cheese muffin on my l... Read more
Oh how the weekend comes and goes so quickly. I'd rather be outside playing, or at the gym, or anywhere other then here at work. This will pass. I just have the Monday Blahs. And the Grown-up Blahs.
Anyone notice how the Spark Articles often contradict themselves? I love SparkPeople and I guess you just gotta experiment and see what works for you. The articles can make you a little crazy. so you take some and leave some but just try to kee... Read more