I am a compulsive overeater. It's not an eating disorder like anorexia or bulimia. It's more similar to a drug addiction like cocaine.
I have come a long way in being able to manage it. I've lost 30 lbs and have maintained it pretty stab... Read more
My month long personal goals may become a '2 week' challenge. I wanted to eat vegetarian meals for breakfast and lunch, end reserve meat dishes for dinner. I also wanted to increase my fitness hours to 1 hour a day.
Unfortunately, I exper... Read more
I'm finding the hour of exercise hard to do. If I would just get up earlier in the morning, it would be fine. So, tomorrow, I quit rolling around bed half snoozing and get to the gym.
The tight muscle in my leg is loosening up. Not quite... Read more
Past couple of days has been difficult. I somehow injured my leg. I don't know what caused it, but I woke up on Monday morning with a tight, sore muscle in my thigh. I'm not even sure which muscle it is. It goes along the outer thigh. I don... Read more
Yesterday, I carried bags of groceries up 3 flights of stairs to my apartment, two trips. Each bag weighed about 15lbs each. I felt like an 'iron woman' because little ole me was hauling big bags of groceries up 3 flights of stairs without get... Read more
Week 1 of my personal challenge for February to eat "Vegetarian until 6" and increase fitness minutes to 300 per week is down.
I normally eat mostly vegetarian meals for my breakfast and lunch, but I just wanted a more focused goal to do it... Read more
Today is my day off. It should be the perfect time for me to get 60 minutes of exercise, and have breakfast at an less rushed pace than a work day.
Except I'd rather just surf the net, watch tv, or play games.
Last night, I learned to... Read more
Yesterday I removed the shrink wrap from Denise Austin's "Shrink Your Fat Zones Pilates" workout DVD. I am hoping that it will give me the courage to sign up for a class.
Denise Austin is the 'anti Jillian Michaels'. She's cheerful and en... Read more
Sparkfriend DASHAKAY posted new goals for herself yesterday as well. One of the things she listed was wanting to join a group class at the gym, like Pilates. It just so happens that I have a similar goal! I've been meaning to join two classes... Read more
Yesterday I wrote about how I was changing my diet and exercise goals for February.
I did research on 'flexitarianism', and it is a very broad term. There isn't a single meaning. Some people only eat meat once a week. Some more occasio... Read more
I'm starting to get more focus on what I want to accomplish. For the month of February, I've decided to do the following. It's a short month, so if it doesn't work out, I'm not committed for too long!
1) Eat 'vegetarian' until 6PM. While... Read more
I was thinking about it yesterday, and I'm going to change my fitness minutes to 60 minutes per day. Previously, I was planning on doing 30 minutes per day.
Back when I moved to Seattle and was losing weight, I rode my bike 1 hour after ... Read more
I recently bumped into some photos my best friend posted of me right before I moved to Seattle. We made this big road trip from Denver to Seattle. Apparently she took some pictures I had forgotten about.
I was shocked.
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I receive a lot of great comments on my food/cooking blogs, so I've decided to take another swing at making a food blog! I'll still keep blogging my fitness and health goals on Spark, but I'm moving my recipes off to my new blog: shortc... Read more