So, I finally decided to clean out my closet tonight. I have to say, it was quite a wreck - I couldn't walk in and didn't really know what I had in there. Anyway, I took the opportunity to try some stuff on. NowI've been on SparkPeople since ... Read more
1st Week Down - Off to a strong start!
I am very proud of myself - after a holiday season of pretty much letting myself go, I seem to be on track. I am being mindful of what I'm eating and am making healthy choices (though not going crazy) and I have completed week 1 of P90X! I do ... Read more
Long Time No See...Starting the New Year Off Right
Happy New Year!
As I went to post my blog, I saw the date of my last posting - 11/9 -- almost 2 months ago! I can't believe I've been away that long. What happened - let's see - the BF's son's bar mitzvah (which I must admit, I looked pre... Read more
Areas for Improvement
While I'm doing pretty well on the eating heatlhy and working out fronts - I do have some areas that are opportunities for improvement. They are: sleep and planning meals.
Sleep - I strive for at least 7 hours (very hard for me to ge more)... Read more
My day for myself...and to remember my dad
didn't go quite as planned. Though, I did get to work out, and get some work done (not as much as I would have liked), and spend some me quiet time. I was about to go to the mall this afternoon, when BF came home. He asked me to come with him... Read more
Taking tomorrow for myself
This is a BF kids weekend. Normally, Sunay is driving them to hebrew school, waiting around for 3 hours, then going to lunch and doing whatever and finally bringing them home. Tomorrow, is filled with Tefillen service, bar mitzvah lesson, hebr... Read more
All I have to say is I'm having hot flashes and they are getting really annoying. I go from hot to cold to hot to cold.
Today was an off day; tomorrow will be better.
Night all.... Read more
My onDemand went weird during my cardio workout (a new dvd) so I missed the last 10 minutes. While I was bummed out, it was okay because I'd already done about 50 minutes.
Eating-wise, I'm okay...totally within my range (well, except for... Read more
A quick check-in
Today I did get out to walk this afternoon at work. Once I got home I did 40 minutes of cardio. I also did my ab/lower back workout.
Eating-wise I did well too. I seem to be moving to 5 smaller meals during the day - I'm really trying ... Read more
Everything happens for a reason, aka I got an even better dress!
This weekend was a whirlwind! We went to my friend's wedding Friday night - an incredible spread - a seafood extravaganza for the cocktail hour. I was full by the end of that, that I didn't really eat the dinner. I ate the veggies and the sal... Read more
I really Sparked today!
So this morning a coworker came over to ask me what I was doing to lose the weight - she had made a comment earlier this week that she noticed I was losing weight. So...I took the opportunity to tell her about SP - and since, I had it up on my c... Read more
So I found out today that I've met (and maybe exceeded) my 5% goal for this challenge - and we're only 1/2 way there! Yay me! And I was really moved by everyone who stopped by and congratulated me and shared in this victory. Hmmm, the power o... Read more
So, I feel a lot better today. I took a 45 minute walk during work again. When I got home, I did my workout (BL Last Chance Workout) right away. Then I ate dinner and then I put a wash in. It's 845 and I still feel pretty awake. I don't kno... Read more
Not feeling well tonight
Did you ever feel so unnaturally tired? Like it's almost a force? Well, that's how I feel right now. I am just exhausted and I don't feel like I have a really good reason to be. BF thinks I may be getting sick (it is like that exhaustion one... Read more
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A nice surprise
I got on the scale this morning and lo and behold - I was 119! I finally broke through the 120's! The lowest I've been in 2 years. That's totally motivating!
Eating-wise I had a good day - I made sure I ate enough protein and fiber (this ... Read more