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Friday, Friday, Friday
Friday, July 26, 2013      0 comments

So I'm feeling blah and have been for the last couple of days. Getting the motivation to do exercise is... really difficult at the moment. A part of me knows, knows, knows that the instant I finish the yoga routine, I'll feel better, but there i... Read more
Fitness Video Review: Power Yoga for Every Body
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      1 comments

Those who've visited my blog, know that I generally use yoga as my main means of fitness. As I mentioned yesterday, living in a tiny apartment in NYC, where space was a premium, meant I went for fitness videos that prioritized a small amount of ... Read more
Fitness Video Review: Jillian Michael's 30 Days Shred
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      7 comments

As I mentioned yesterday, I have been somewhat frustrated by the fitness videos I have. Some are great, some are okay and some are good but aren't as they were advertised. So, I figured I'd share with Spark People what I think of the ones I buy.... Read more
Weekend wrap up
Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

This weekend was largely an exercise in frustration when it came to eating food. While I didn't make unhealthy food choices, I certainly didn't eat all that I should have. On Sat. I ate my first meal after 2PM; my lunch was a protein shake. Sund... Read more
An okay day
Friday, July 19, 2013      1 comments

Didn't do cardio but did do 40 min of yoga. Ate out but had sashimi, and edamame. Goals for tomorrow: - yoga - drink 8 glasses of water - eat healthy dinner.... Read more
Back to circuit training
Thursday, July 18, 2013      0 comments

Last time I tried to lose weight, I was learning how to do yoga at the same time I tried Jillian Michael's 30 days to shred workout. The work out is circuit training, with three circuits made up of 3 minutes of strength, 2 minutes of cardio and ... Read more
Start of new week
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      1 comments

Good news: - lost two pounds - can do at least three real push-ups at once. Might be more but because I discovered this by doing a new yoga flow, I am not sure how many I can actually do. - ate pretty well, but i still have calories to ea... Read more
Good day
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      0 comments

Today is technically the end of my week since I started on a Wednesday. Today was also a good day, which I am doubly pleased about because I was doing a lot of errands. After dropping my husband off at work, I came home and made kasha for ... Read more
Protein powder recs?
Monday, July 15, 2013      1 comments

After almost a month of tracking my nutritional information, I have come to an unfortunate conclusion. Simply put, I have issues with eating enough protein each day. As such, I've decided to give protein shakes a try. As tomorrow is shopping day... Read more
Yoga and lentils, oh my!
Sunday, July 14, 2013      1 comments

I received a query as to which movie I saw yesterday; we saw 'Whitehouse Down.' While it wasn't a classic of cinema, we enjoyed it. It was exactly what was advertised, i.e. lots of action, some quips, decent enough acting, and a solid 'Die Hard'... Read more
Saturday fun
Saturday, July 13, 2013      4 comments

My husband and I went to the movies today. I did not have any movie snacks and in fact just walking past the concession stand made me nauseas. I did not do 30 minutes of yoga but I did manage to do 15. Better than nothing. Have been ... Read more
Pushing through
Friday, July 12, 2013      1 comments

Today has been a good day. I have eaten right and did my fitness. I even met all my goals for the day. I titled this entry pushing through in part b/c I am feeling a bit under the weather. Some positives for the day: - ate 3 fruits/veggi... Read more
What does Health mean?
Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

This prompt intrigued me. What does health mean to me? Eating healthy and doing some sort of fitness a day definitely fall into that rubric. Eating healthy means eating more fruits and veggies, making my own marinades and rubs and relying less o... Read more
End of week 3
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      0 comments

Yes, it is Wednesday, and not Saturday, but my 'week' starts and ends on Wednesday, because that is when I resumed Spark People. Not surprisingly, given my lack of exercise for most of last week and the issues I had with eat, I did not los... Read more
Keeping at it
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

So I had an entry, but because I used html, it got erased. I'm not pleased. So this posting will be much shorter and less informative. Put in a 15 minute power yoga work out. Hoping to do a longer one tomorrow. Tomorrow's Goals: -- ... Read more

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