28-Day Challenge - Day 2
So, I have Day 2 under my belt! I am extra-proud of myself for beating out all the excuses again tonight, especially since it didn’t look like I was going to make it and was considering doing Day 2 in the morning before work and my cardio/Day 3 ... Read more
28-Day Challenge - Day 1
"The hardest part is getting off the couch - and congratulations, you've already done that!" - Sensei Randy McElwee, American Black Belt Academy
I just finished Day 1 of the 28-Day Bootcamp Challenge here on SP. I had to force myself to do ... Read more
Strength, cardio and gardening.
So, over the weekend, I bought an exercise ball. Two, actually - a 65cm stability ball and a five-pound toning ball. I'm a big fan of the stability ball, but a bigger fan of the toning ball. Not only is it a workout tool, it's a giant stress rel... Read more
I've wanted one for a while, especially since I got the notion to use an exercise ball instead of an office chair while sitting at the computer both at work and at home.
However, I am admittedly an exercise ball newb. How big should it be? ... Read more
Spring cleaning, grocery store nostalgia and cooking madness.
I had a pretty great weekend. DB was on duty, which I'm almost ashamed to say was a relief. It was nice to just get out to the barn and tool around with the girls or on my own, depending on what I was doing. I had the dogs - roommate's and mine ... Read more
Moving pains, setting goals and growing your own.
I really wanted to exercise last night - really, I did! - but life and allergies got in the way. :( My roommate is moving out in two weeks (after she gets back from her cruise NEXT week), so we're having to get everything settled before she leav... Read more
Recovery, supplements and the dog. :)
It's been a hellish past few days. I got a Tdap shot Thursday, sick Friday (felt like I'd had another concussion!), better Saturday, okay Sunday and sick + menstrual again on Monday! :( I'm still recovering from this spring cold/hay fever/someth... Read more
Leftovers, recovery and a cookbook!
I was proud of myself last night. I reused leftovers, something that I really wish I could do but am usually not creative enough to manage. Last week I cooked the rest of the red potatoes before they sprouted with cream and grated Parm; fried up... Read more
Weekends, seersucker and boyfriends (past and present).
This weekend was, all in all, a good weekend. Friday night I ate at Rafferty's with DB – maybe not the best plan, with cheese fries and a burger and garlic mashed potatoes. However, it did clinch my suspicion that Fridays are my visceral 'cheat ... Read more
Scales, cash and a self-portrait.
I usually write in a paper journal (my food tracker when I don't have Internet) or on one of my LJs. My foodie LJ, however, is more of (as I said) a foodie LJ and not really a 'diet' LJ like I'd planned it. This SparkJournal, though, is focused ... Read more