Started reading The Spark, and I feel compelled to share with you all my fast break list, and my goals.
Create and cook one healthy new recipe per week
Exercise atleast 10 minutes/day
Post goals on fridge, in car, in bathroom... Read more
Butterflies, rainbows and today's monsters
I don't know about most of you, but I definitely have a complex when I exercise. I don't go to a gym, so I don't have people surrounding me when I work out, most of my exercise is outside or in my house. But I still have this embarrased feeling ... Read more
This is really working!!!!!!
Down 5.2 pounds in 14 days. This is so exciting. And although I am being pretty serious about my eating habits and exercise, I am not killing myself. I don't feel deprived of food, in fact I wanted to take pictures of my meals yesterday, they w... Read more
OK, I have some confessions to make, I've been eyeing you skinny girls for years now, making up ideas in my head about why I might possibly be better than you. Why your smooth, long legs make you look like a hootchie, and why you are just runnin... Read more
One eye open
I have been meeting my cardio and strength training goals and my calorie boundaries, and I have lost a few pounds and I am TIRED!! Is this normal? I am so tired! I am sure after awhile my body will get used to this new lifestyle, but for today I... Read more
I'm in love......with my morning!
Slept like a baby last night, good dreams, pillow felt like a fluffy cloud. AND I lost three pounds in 10 days. I am so excited because I had an intial loss of 2.4 pounds, and then gain of 3.4 pounds the first week. So now I have lost 3, and I a... Read more
Grocery shopping extravaganza.......I conquered Grocery Outlet!
Had my first grocery shopping experience since starting SP. So cool. I managed to get the best stuff at Grocery Outlet, which made it super cheap. Found frozen mixed brown, red and wild rice. Had it for dinner, sooooooooo good, so easy, so fast.... Read more
Bootcamp workout day 1
Just finished my 10-minute bootcamp workout with coach Nicole from SP videos. It was pretty good. Not too hard, not too easy, and when I logged it, it was a 222 calorie burn! I was surprised to see that, not sure if I really worked hard enough t... Read more
My body feels different
So the scale is not my friend, this week I lost a little over two pounds (by not eating enough calories) then I gained those back plus a little over a pound. So now I am 1.4 pounds heavier than when I started last week. And I've been exercising ... Read more
I didn't run far, but this morning I woke up and went on a speed walk, never really walked that fast before, I was really sweaty when I got home. AND during my walk I ran little bits! I read something on here about working out as hard as you can... Read more
I read a good article on here today about not beating ourselves up, and not doing that negative inner dialogue thing we all do. That really helped me. I try to have a gentle spirit toward others, but when it comes to myself I somehow fall shor... Read more
First day of Spark guided strength training, didn't know I was really that out of shape!
OK!!! Really??? I used to be a lifegaurd, swam a mile a day, did the stairstepper at night, ate only low carb meals, and was a pretty average, cute, young girl. What happened to me? Ten years and now I can barely do leg lifts? Even the stretchin... Read more
This is amazing!!!!!!!
Been on here since Wednesday, and I know you aren't supposed to weigh yourself but once a week, but I got a little excited, and I already lost two pounds!! I know that treating this as a sprint won't work, but I am really motivated now. Plus I s... Read more
I don't know if this is the right place to put this, but I had the BEST green smoothie this morning and it was relatively low cal and very delicious AND nutritious. Just 4 cups of spinach, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1 cup lowfat greek yogurt, 8 oz kom... Read more
Wow! Excited? Yes! Overwhelmed? Yes!!!!
Today is my third day on here and I am excited to have found this amazing opportunity to reap benefits from a healthier life, but I am a bit overwhelmed right now! And I can't find where I would be tracking my weight? Not that I have lost anythi... Read more