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What do I do when Im at work and I need a power packed super snack?
3/15/2014 1:48:21 PM,
Ok... yesterday I ran into a big stumbling block that I know will happen again, so I need some suggestions. I am a floor nurse and I work 12 or more h...
I Might Need a New Scale
3/15/2014 1:46:43 PM,
As mentioned before, I have taken a scale hiatus. Today, out of curiosity, with no intent to record the number, I hopped on the scale. The number seem...
pro and veggies for breakfast :)
3/15/2014 1:43:37 PM,
went and purchased a chair and came home and
ate cut green beans and chicken breast... yeh!!!!
this journey of higher...
3/15/2014 1:43:17 PM,
It's Saturday...we have to take our granddaughter to gymnastics today. It should be fun!
Happy sparking everyone!...
3/15/2014 1:42:49 PM,
"We run the length of our cage and rattle our dreams.
Never seeing that the bars are wide enough
to slip through.” ~ Mark Nepo
Week 2 Bonus Blog for BSG Challenge
3/15/2014 1:40:30 PM,
Our bonus blog assignment for this week's BSG challenge was to write if we have ever celebrated St. Patrick's day and if so, how.
Well, my blog w...
3/15/2014 1:36:18 PM,
As I hit the gym for a full workout yesterday, I did treadmill and ab crunches today. Feeling good....
Ups and Downs
3/15/2014 1:35:46 PM,
December 27, 2013, starting Weight: 239.
Every weight loss journey comes with its ups and downs. Last week I lost 4 pounds. I knew it was "a...
3/15/2014 1:35:41 PM,
It's finally spring temperatures today, right now it's 55 degrees! The sun is trying to come out after the rain we had this morning.
We are going...
No Excuses - Making Exercise a Priority
3/15/2014 1:34:18 PM,
Another Spark Coach assignment: Blog about my most common workout excuses and plan to counter them.
My most common workout excuse isn't so much...
3/15/2014 1:33:21 PM,
I finally got my sugar under control again. my reading where anywhere between 200 and 400 which is really bad. I was drinking a cinnamon tea before br...
3/15/2014 1:30:09 PM,
IT'S SATURDAY! WOO HOO!
3/15/2014 1:29:26 PM,
Though my husband and I are seniors and retired, I still love my Saturdays! That is because we go out for supper with my sister and her husband, Woo...
Jillian Michaels is a sadist.
3/15/2014 1:27:30 PM,
...but I love it.
I just did her "Banish Fat Boost Metabolism" workout. I think I'm going to die....
3/15/2014 1:25:16 PM,
Things must be going well. Yesterday my kids had some friends over to play. At one point I hear the friend ask "do you have any food we can eat?" M...
Life gets in the way....
3/15/2014 1:22:57 PM,
But it doesn't stop me from working towards my goals. Baby steps are better than backward steps.
Keep moving, keep breathing, and keep smiling!
When You Need Inspiration
3/15/2014 1:22:25 PM,
“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else’s life. Don't be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s th...
3/15/2014 1:21:40 PM,
have a good day do some thing fun...
Back up and running, literally
3/15/2014 1:21:15 PM,
DH is gone and I have a long list of things I want to do plus
the little errands that he reminded me of before he left. I know
he could have taken...
Day 13: Pizza? Better Not!
3/15/2014 1:17:54 PM,
It's been 13 days of my new lifestyle. Thirteen days of healthy eating and consistently working out. I feel stronger, both physically and mentally,...
3/15/2014 1:16:39 PM,
I now have more motivation to work out and get in shape! I am getting married!! The date is October 10, 2015 so I have plenty of time to whip my...
3/15/2014 1:13:24 PM,
Still here, still so happy with SparkPeople, still making great new habits. This week, I've been all about the fitness class at work. We're doing push...
3/15/2014 1:13:01 PM,
well I started this about a month and a half ago but then I had no internet for a while I did track my food on paper for a few weeks but then gave up...
Does anyone else have a tough time taking a day off?
3/15/2014 1:06:16 PM,
Today is my "rest day," but I have a really, REALLY hard time resting. I want to get out and do something even though I know my body needs the rest....
Last week in review Mar. 9-15
3/15/2014 1:04:00 PM,
Monday: Ripped class (60 minutes)
Tues: 25 minute am workout in morning, 60 minute turbo kick class in evening
Wednesday: Ripped cl...
3/15/2014 1:00:28 PM,
I haven't made a blog post in a long time. Back in January 2012, I was on the cusp of reaching my 80 pounds lost milestone. To follow-up, I reached -8...
I keep telling myself I'm putting on muscle weight...
3/15/2014 12:57:57 PM,
I've gone a few weeks without losing a single pound in spite of 90 minutes on the treadmill 6 days a week, staying at the low end of my calorie range,...
So tired! Spring fever already?
3/15/2014 12:53:24 PM,
My grandma called it spring fever. A combination of the time change, the weather flipping from warm to cold and sunshine making us feel relaxed again....
8 week update
3/15/2014 12:52:30 PM,
Well, I can't believe 8 weeks has flown by. I did lose about a pound, and really overall since the beginning of the year I have lost 7 pounds. It's...
"Will to Am"
3/15/2014 12:51:57 PM,
I'm feeling inspired today, so I thought I would share.
I have gone through all of my motivational materials, and changed any instance of the wor...
Thank Yous and Updates!
3/15/2014 12:51:51 PM,
I know I said I would update about what was going on with the talk but I haven't had much time and then on top of it my moronic self went and ate some...
Frustrtions with hubby
3/15/2014 12:51:35 PM,
I am feeling bad right this second. I don't get it!
My husband was watching a TV show that I "connected with." So I sat down to watch with him. H...
Why factory farms are not the answer
3/15/2014 12:51:32 PM,
Please take the time to watch this documentary. If you are vegan, vegetarain or a regular meat eater like me, you can contribute by spreading this inf...
3/15/2014 12:51:17 PM,
Right now I'm working through the SP cookbook finding recipes that my family likes to eat. When I am short on time I broil/bake chicken and add a veg...
One day at a time
3/15/2014 12:46:56 PM,
I've been "muddling" through my days. I know I said I would be back Sparking, but I haven't been doing that. I know I am in a funk....normal/natural u...
frustrations of being a woman
3/15/2014 12:46:41 PM,
so i have to admit that i gave up last week. i gave up because i stepped on the scale and i had gained five pounds. i know it sounds silly, but i fel...
Purging My Closet!
3/15/2014 12:46:22 PM,
Last night I went through my closet and tried on clothes and got rid of tons and tons! Three garbage bags full, all heading to the Thrift Store! I a...
I'm doing it!
3/15/2014 12:46:19 PM,
Well I am FINALLY all settled into my new place. I love it and so does the boys. :)
I weighed myself this morning and I hav...
taking care of business
3/15/2014 12:45:15 PM,
I'm at work and bored. Not much goes on here on the weekends. I get off at 4:00. Plan to go for a run or a walk after I get off. Didn't make it t...
St. Paddy's Day 5k
3/15/2014 12:40:40 PM,
I just finished up my St. Paddy's Day 5k. It as a chilly morning in Naperville - around 28 degrees at the time of the race. There was a little ice on...
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