Because you can't stay 25 forever
Why it is important for me to get healthy NOW and why I don't want to put it off
This is something I have touched upon before and I have meant to blog about eventually. But I might as well do it now since it's a part of the 100 Days of S... Read more
Go-o-o-oal!!!! Or a weight loss journey in pictures
I've been meaning to write this post for a while and I can't think of a more appropriate time than today, now that I've reached my goal weight.
[I'm also a huge hockey fan and with the Stanley Cup playoffs in full swing, I am totally Cup craz... Read more
My first ever 5K!
First of all, I would like to thank all of my SparkFriends.
It was with your encouragement and inspiration that I picked up running and decided to do this 5K. I had been waffling on my decision to start running. I kept thinking to mysel... Read more
Exhausted but feel great!
It may only be 8 pm here on the East coast but I am so ready for bed. Between getting up early for the Wildlife Conservation Society Run for the Wild 5K at the Bronx Zoo today, running the actual 5K, and then spending the rest of the morning/aft... Read more
How I sneak in exercise at work
I think an issue that almost all of us face is how to find the time to exercise when there are so many other life obligations that have to be met first. We all have families to look after, errands to run, and, of course, we spend a good portion ... Read more
The Duck Pond
I just thought it'd be nice to post some pictures of the Duck Pond where I have been running. I really enjoy running in this beautiful spot and thought it's too pretty not to share.
I've been running here and at the local high school's ... Read more
I signed up for a 5K!
It's official! I've signed up for a 5K and I will be "competing" next Saturday, April 29th! This is my first 5K!
A friend of mine told me about a 5K walk/run that the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is hosting. Get this... It's at t... Read more
It's starting to feel a lot like summer
This blog is an update on the craziness that was this past week and a reflection on the future.
As I had posted earlier, I had gone out to eat Thursday and Saturday night, Sunday was a 60th birthday celebration dinner, and again... Read more
Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden
Today turned out to be beautiful weather. It was sunny and warm - a perfect day to spend at the New York Botanical Gardens. We don't live very far from the Gardens and my husband and I go there so much, we eventually became members. In fact, thi... Read more
Some good news
Dinner last night at Kang Suh was
. My 2 friends had never had Korean BBQ before and they really liked it. ... Read more
It's going to be a bad weekend
I admit that I’m dreading the end of this week: lots of eating out with little time for exercise. I know my body has some bounce back but I think I’ve exhausted that pool of bounciness. I’ve noticed that if I am bad food-wise, I might gain a pou... Read more
Thank Goodness for Frozen Veggies!
Ugh, this has kind of been the week from hell work-wise. Usually when I work such long hours, it's because I'm running experiments that have an hour incubation here, another 30 min there, and another 40 min there. Usually, I'll take that time ... Read more
This has been a weird week for me fitness and healthy eating wise. I caught some sort of cold, which just knocked me out for Monday and Tuesday. Not only did I not exercise but I also had no appetite whatsoever. My body seemed to be repulsed by ... Read more
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly of yesterday’s run
As I’ve mentioned before, I took up running a few weeks ago as a way to help me break through a plateau and also to continue to challenge myself. Some of the exercises I was doing were getting too easy and I knew I wasn’t getting the workout (an... Read more
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Women's health is an issue near and dear to my heart
Please take a look at today's featured Spark Health News article:
Women's health is an issue near and dear to my heart.
When I was in graduate sch... Read more