Ch 2, Day 40
It feels terrific to be back in my Spark groove again after the Christmas holiday. I went to bed hungry last night in order to stay close to my daily calorie goal...I will manage my calorie consumption better today.
I feel in control of ... Read more
Ch 2, Days 36-39
I've lost a week counting the last blog and this one. I call it my "Christmas Coma." Lots of cooking, eating, and visiting, and no exercise. It's been enjoyable, and it's officially over for me.
Hello, Monday. Hello, routine. Time to ... Read more
Ch 2, Days 33-35
Where did the days go? Just a blur, with the last thrust of holiday preparations. My eating? Oh. That. Not, good. My exercise? Oh. That. Not good either.
This is my first Christmas holiday as a serious sparker. I would not rate it a... Read more
Ch 2, Day 32
It's going to be a really busy day today. I hope I can muster up enough energy to accomplish all of my goals. The easiest things to eliminate from my day are the ones that are the most important to me: church, coffee with friends, a visit wit... Read more
Ch 2, Day 31
Hello, day! Greetings! I intend to meet all of the challenges with enthusiasm and resolve today.
Opportunity for a bonus workout today, thanks to the new snowfall overnight.
Got through yesterday, on plan!
... Read more
Ch 2, Day 30
New day. Clean slate. No visions of sugarplums will dance in my head today.
Healthy only thoughts allowed today. I think, getting through the holiday season without gaini... Read more
Ch 2, Day 28 & 29
Tis the season for efficiencies....so I am combining this blog into one. Last week I commented that my combined blog was an indicator that my life was out of balance.
Today, it think it reflects restoring some balance in my life. Yester... Read more
Ch 2, Day 27
Already, it is getting light outside....I missed the early morning time that I absolutely enjoy. Well, then, "hello, day!"
I feel well rested (sm... Read more
Ch 2, Day 26
"It ain't over till
so...it's been super busy here today...trying not to make excuses, so by 9p, I intend to lace up for a little cardio.
Got the... Read more
Anyone doing the Moreno "17 Day Diet"
My friend just bought a book on the newly announced "17 Day Diet" that was broadcast on the Dr. Phil show. A major tenet of this diet plan is to keep the body guessing by changing things around so that a person will not plateau or become bored.... Read more
Ch 2, Day 25
Today, at 6:45a, if my coffee isn't yet consumed, I'm putting it down to go and do some cardio. I know if I can get into my regular routine today, it will be the best thing that I can do for myself today. Today, I am only going to think about ... Read more
Ch 2, Days 23 & 24
When I see two days strung together like this, I have to ask myself some hard questions:
Why aren't you putting your health and fitness needs first?
Do you realize you are walking down the path to undoing your good work?
Are you going t... Read more
Ch 2, Day 22
What a "foodfest" last night. Lesson to remember: NEVER come home from shopping famished because you will ignore your goals and eat anything in site. A growth experience... Read more
Ch 2, Day 21
Greetings! It will be another busy day today!
Visit with MIL...
I just love my MIL and feel blessed that I can write this. It has been too long... Read more
Ch 2, Day 20
A busy day today...client work / shoveling / client work. I'm tired, but it's a good kind of tired.
The snow afforded me 45 minutes of cardio outdoors
I can shovel without getting very tired, unlike last year. Se... Read more