I would like to share with you a post, by me, from our challenge group. I hope it will help some of you, whether, it's a fitness goal, or some other goal. Don't lose sight of the goal. And I meant it seriously, if you need help with keeping sigh... Read more
Veggies: My New Best Friend
This is me.....prep cooking my vegetables, that I don't eat raw. I got these beauties already shredded and ready to cook, at Kroger. The bowl is zuchini, I added onions, garlic powder, sea salt, pepper and cooked it in olive oil. I already have ... Read more
Trying To Shake To Loose ...
Today, my niece, Allison and I did the Turbo Jam. (Day3 for me). I've been having a hard time with the kickbacks, but each day they seem to get easier. We also did a sort of circuit training using my 4 lb bar. While one of us did our sets, the o... Read more
I started a 30 day challenge with my coach on Beachbody. I chose the Turbo Jam as my workout. It's been tough and I am only on day two. It was teensy bit easier today than it was yesterday and I also used my Simply Fit Board today for 8 minutes... Read more
This and that
I got up this morning and mowed my yard. Takes me between 2-2 1/2 hours to mow. Then I got ambitious and used the weedeater. It was already after 11:00 and much of what I needed to weed eat was already in the sun, so I weed eated what was in th... Read more
Falling down....Literally and Physically.
It's been a while. On February 27, a Friday evening. I was going out to walk my almost 3 year old, Boston Terri... Read more
I am so excited my cholesterol levels are finally down to normal. You have to understand. I have ALWAYS had extremely high cholesterol and triglyceride numbers. Today...and this is great for me.
My total cholesterol is 177!!!
My triglycer... Read more
Bogging Myself Down
Sometimes, I allow myself to get bogged down in daily occurances in life. Then I don't take care of myself like I should. For example, we brought my mom home from the hospital last week (after 3 1/2 weeks at the hospital). Then we had the home h... Read more
Gluten free and/or Low Carb
I really do wish that Sparkpeople would add a gluten free meal plan to their meal plans or even a low carb plan. I really need to eat both and would love to use their meal plans. Does anyone else eat gluten free or low carb and use their meal pl... Read more
Working on day three of starting over. Now I have the added joy of trying to get my Blood Pressure down..You'd think that if you are trying to eat healthy, that sodium wouldn't be an issue, but noooo..It's in EVERYTHING practically. I also nee... Read more
Today there were supposed to be some heavy storms with lots of high wind, rain and hail..I heard reports of some in our area, but I only saw the heavy rains for a while and thunder &lightning. I worked at my job today and didnt get to go to the... Read more
Gone for awhile and need to make changes
It seems for whatever reasons,..I cannot seem to get motivated, everything from being too busy, to hurting so much, I just don't feel like it, but I need to make changes and get motivated......somehow..
Today I woke up feeling just exhaust... Read more
I went to work those machines again today and talked to a different trainer. He agreeed that the weight and reps were all off for me..He also changed up some of the machines that I will be using, as the one that bothered my knees was not really... Read more
I am 50 years old with Fibro and would like to lift weights. At the Wellness Center last night the trainer started me out on 2 machines for legs and 3 for upper body. Started me on the crunch machine too. I kinda think that the weight was too mu... Read more
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I decided to try swimming again. I already walk in the water (I had slacked off on that some, but now I'm getting back into full swing). I stopped swimming before because I overdid it, I think and it flared up some fibro pain. Also I started s... Read more