I need to up my fresh and raw vegetable and fruit intake. These are some of the ways I am doing this.
Full fruit smoothies - am now keeping my blender out on the bench top. NO EXCUSES LAZY GIRL.
Chopped apple on my muesli every morning
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Day 335 Quick and easy meal ideas
Because Sparkcoach told me to have on hand a list of quick and easy meals that I could prepare in less than 10 minutes...so here's a list that works for me.
1. Green smoothie - banana, honey, soy milk, spinach, avocado, spirulina powder ... Read more
Well I just did something amazing... I committed to an 8k fun run!
It's in 17 weeks. I've downloaded a free couch to 10km app program on my phone, and day 1 is today! It's always been a goal of mine to run 10ks regularly, and this is what ... Read more
Day 341 Five Years on SPARKPEOPLE, TODAY
So many things to talk out today, I'm not sure where to start.
It's 5 years today I've been on Spark... You know, this year is the first time I have truly celebrated being here. At my first sparkaversary, despite having lost 80lbs, I was hi... Read more
Writing my blog now so I can get to bed on time tonight.
Walked to school to pick up Crusoe, who decidedly didn't want to walk home. The poor fellow, apart from being tired, had become used to the quick drive home. So I had a sullen small ... Read more
I made it in my calorie range today AND did day 1 of the couch to 5k pr... Read more
It's Sunday night here & I have MADE myself write this. It's not easy.
I have had a difficult few days, emotionally, and getting my head over that space and working towards my goals, have been hit and miss. Partly because I am still not sleepi... Read more
Day 347 Challenge Post
The following is our challenge for this week:
Start by looking at things that might be holding you back from reaching your goals. Make a list of 5 of things that might be holding you back or share 5 things that might have held you... Read more
I'll post again this evening about my challenge goals....but
Two things happened yesterday that has left me feeling a little chaotic.
One, the 12 hours power outage, which meant that my new daily routine of sitting down after Crusoe's ... Read more
I am in the middle of learning a new trick.
When faced with food or thoughts of food I suffer from what I call 'deprivation anxiety' - will I have enough? It is this experience that keeps me in the attitude that I am white-knuckling my way ... Read more
This is my lemon/cucumber/ginger/spearmin
t water for the day. Beside it is Crusoe's personal brew he made up himself. I love that as I make healthy choices he just come... Read more
So, SparkPeople's Resident Medical Expert Dr Birdie (some of you might remember her as the very inspiring MOM5INFL) Told me on SparkCoach how to put aside 10 or so minutes each day for some SparkTime.
This wasn't exercise time, or computer ... Read more
Hello Spring, Hello First-Day-Of-The-Month
It's time for new goals for September!
1. Is to accept all BLC team challenges, and do WHATEVER my team leaders tell me to. ;-)
2. Lose 5kg this month (started at 113.6) - I know this seems... Read more
My body, being 47 yrs old and not very healthy (yet) has it's own idiosyncratic processes, timetables, aches, pains etc. I know them pretty well. I know the particular symptoms of headaches I experience, I know the symptoms that I experience aft... Read more
Small goals. That is all. That is enough.... Read more