How Committed are you?
I got thinking about this as I was talking to one of my P90x challenge group members tonight, he was talking how his wife has a fitbit, and asked if I knew about them, of course I pulled mine out of my pocket. It was then that I realized I will... Read more
Confession-my words to those struggling
I stress eat, I was a stress eater today (6/23) I stress ate a couple days ago, I'm a stress eater. I'm just putting this out there because I think that we all need to be honest with ourselves in our journey to weight loss glory. I put it out th... Read more
Commuting to work
I enjoy things that involve multitasking which is probably why I enjoy biking the 14 mile commute to work from time to time, the great thing is by the time I get off work in the morning and ride home, I already have a workout in for tomorrow. I ... Read more
Finishing without pain
On May 19th I ran a half marathon that thanks to a sprained ankle I was horribly undertrained for. I wanted to do the race badly since it is the inagural race. I decided I would use it as a training run, opting to finish rather than push myself ... Read more
Last month I sprained my ankle rather badly.
Disregard how badly I need a pedi. I had been struggling with some shooting pains recently so After a month I went to the doctor ... Read more
30 Days of "Perfection"
Perfection is in quotation because I know that it's ridiculous and I would set myself up for failure if I were truly going for perfection, so here is the plan laid out in full.
Keep going with the 1000 pushups per week challenge.
Calories ... Read more
Number 1 goal for May, not be so absent on spark. I have been active and eating well and all that just haven't been on Spark as much so I am going to be better about logging this month.
Number 2 get more serious about my training, while I am ... Read more
Vacation plans set, Backpacking Isle Royale
I'm super pumped and gearing up for my coming vacation in July. Going to Isle Royale for 5 glorious days of hiking and adventure. I plotted out our backpacking route last night and it ends up being just shy of 58 miles for the 5 days. Now I have... Read more
80.6 down woo hoo!
September 25th, 2009 I stepped on the scale and was horrified at the sight, I wanted my scale to be broke/wrong so badly but it was not it was giving me the horrifying truth of how bad I had let myself get. 310lbs, my clothes were bursting at th... Read more
Schedule dilemma need input on what others do.
My work schedule provides plenty of days off, but it's the days that I work that are killing me. I work 545pm-6am, I have to leave the house by 5-510 and I get home around 630. 630-7ish is unwind time and I am usually asleep around 730. If I get... Read more
The Magic Numbers.
My only goal for this weekend is to behave myself and finally drop below 230 I have finally taken down 235 and I am sitting at 230 but my body is fighting to stay at 230 or above, grr always frustrating. While I am happy with my progress and my ... Read more
It's the Little Victories that mean so much
I am very happy with my weight loss this year so far, I am happy with how I feel, and the scale has even been mostly kind, but the victories that are really making a difference right now are: My Dad has commented on my weight loss (Mom too) my D... Read more
Does Chris deliver in person or what?!!
I got a gift certificate off of the spark point wheel and I thought cool I will order a spark shirt and spread the spark until it was going to charge me $9.10, shipping for a T-shirt, I could have a bowling ball delivered cheaper I think. So the... Read more
Race Report New PR
Marion, Iowa. Freeze Fest 5k, although not so much of a freeze this year.
Went into this race not expecting a lot was shooting for 36 flat since I would be running after getting off night shift and I was still fairly sore from snowboarding. G... Read more
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Daring to do...
This past weekend I went snowboarding for the first time, okay a lot of falling really
. It was a great exper... Read more