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  • 5/24/16

    5/24/2016 5:02:25 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    Between using mostly upper body when swimming, increasing shoulders, arms and upper back workout, and woodworking, my shirts are fitting me diffe... Read more

  • 5/14/16

    5/14/2016 2:34:45 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    My husband decided not to swim today during the kids swim lessons so I get to. It's nice not to have to watch the time. 2250 yard at 52 min... Read more

  • 4/24/16

    4/24/2016 8:36:09 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    This line caught my eyes when I open mySpark start page; "Do one thing today to make you feel proud of yourself." Yes. My workout today is b... Read more

  • You'd think...

    4/18/2016 1:05:02 AM, by RSEROS

    I always think it is going to be easy, making these changes. You'd think I'd realize by now that if it were truly easy, I'd have made them ... Read more

  • 3/31/16

    3/31/2016 10:28:50 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    Here we are at the end of the third month of the year. And you know what? I met one of my goals; not to be obsessed about the scale. I haven... Read more

  • 3/29/16

    3/29/2016 4:12:20 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    My 12 years old daughter is working on getting fitter. She has Girls on the Run training twice a week, swimming once a week, and she walks or run... Read more

  • Perfect is the enemy of the good

    3/23/2016 1:21:21 AM, by RSEROS

    I have a long history of trying for perfect. If I can't do something perfectly, or don't have the time to, I am often reluctant to start it. "If ... Read more

  • Why Am I Doing This?

    3/21/2016 8:14:10 PM, by RSEROS

    These are big changes I am working on. Or rather, I am ready to make many small changes that I hope will add up to something very big in the end.... Read more

  • 3/17/16

    3/17/2016 9:03:00 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    It has been 5 weekends updating furniture in the house. What started out with changing my work desk, rolled on to various furniture throughout th... Read more

  • Starting Over

    3/14/2016 7:00:50 PM, by RSEROS

    I am starting over. Again. I joined Spark People about four years ago. I dipped in and out, dabbling with tracking. Nothing much changed. ... Read more

  • 3/5/16

    3/5/2016 7:44:46 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    I swam 3.25 mile this week! Much better than it had been the past year and a half. 2 miles left to reach 50 miles mark. My daughter baked a ... Read more

  • 2/23/2016

    2/23/2016 11:47:44 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    Got 0.5 mile swim in. It was very slow. I am still exhausted from our 4 days kids bedrooms renovation. I went grocery shopping afterward. Wa... Read more

  • 2/12/16

    2/12/2016 10:46:28 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    I was aiming a sub 45 minutes 1 mile swim last night. My fastest was 38 minutes but that was when I swam almost daily. I haven't got there yet th... Read more

  • January 2016 progress

    1/31/2016 6:19:50 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    Now that I have sat back and reviewed everything, I am making a progress. I figured out what calories range work for me to burn the fat. ... Read more

  • 1/29/16

    1/29/2016 4:47:53 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    We had a great day today! I spent my time off with two of my favorite people. Hubby and I swam laps. He was going further and further each ... Read more

  • 1/28/16

    1/28/2016 10:13:34 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    I decided to switch things around for the rest of the week. Both my husband and I requested a day off tomorrow for a 3-day weekend. The kids will... Read more

  • 1/27/16

    1/27/2016 10:33:16 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    I feel the need to ward off stress so I signed up for a few programs. I have week 1 of 5k walking program completed. I swim on the alternat... Read more

  • Ha!

    1/23/2016 10:05:49 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    My husband says it might not be a bad idea for me to chuck the scales out of the window. He says I am obviously losing fat (I say fat, not weight... Read more

  • Tonight's swim

    1/18/2016 10:15:31 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    I went in thinking I was going to do the regular ha... Read more

  • Reminders to myself

    1/15/2016 7:29:13 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    1) I'm still in muscle building phase. It happens everytime I start a routine. Therefore..... 2) Don't pay attention to the scale. Pay attentio... Read more

  • Correct measurement but...

    1/9/2016 8:28:11 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    The swimsuit arrived but it won't fit right. I have the correct measurements to match the size. My chest measurement match the swimsuit size... Read more

  • 1/6/16

    1/6/2016 11:35:14 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    Now that the water weight is gone, I won't be seeing rapid changes on my scale. It's a game of trying to keep the water retention away for now. I... Read more

  • That takes care of it

    12/30/2015 10:13:39 PM, by CRAFTSNUT

    We were planning to do lap swim tonight but it turned out my husband had something going on early tomorrow morning. He stayed home to have an ear... Read more

  • Well

    12/6/2015 9:51:04 AM, by CRAFTSNUT

    Here we are. A year and a few months later. I fell of the wagon again. 2015 has been a difficult year, work wise. My time and energy were focused... Read more

  • 22 Weeks - It's Been Tough

    11/3/2015 8:54:55 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    It's been a very rough week for me. I know it my last blog things were beginning to look up. Well last Thursday began amazing! My husband... Read more

  • 21 Weeks!!

    10/23/2015 8:43:51 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Wow! I am already 21 weeks!! I cannot believe how fast the time as gone. I am over the half-way mark in my pregnancy. (Well I am JUST over the ha... Read more

  • 16 Weeks!

    9/23/2015 8:49:19 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    I am in my 16th week of pregnancy. As you are aware this pregnancy hasn't been easy for me. In fact, last week was brutal. I had a little... Read more

  • Pregnancy Update - Nearly 15 Weeks

    9/9/2015 9:48:57 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Well I am nearly 15 weeks pregnant! woo hoo But it hasn't been easy. My nausea seems to have increased in the past two weeks combined wit... Read more

  • Fun Weekend!

    8/31/2015 8:46:45 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Whew! I had a very busy weekend. Didn't end up getting in any exercise sessions as I was very active all weekend. Friday I worked from hom... Read more

  • Announcement!

    8/24/2015 9:19:13 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Well the time has finally come where I can make my announcement....I am super excited to let everybody know that I am pregnant!! Woo hoo! I ... Read more

  • Summer Update

    8/13/2015 8:53:36 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Wow! It's been a very busy few weeks. Last week we were on vacation with the little guy. We decided instead of renting a cottage or going c... Read more

  • He Missed Us!

    7/27/2015 8:58:19 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last week my son was at his grandparents with all his cousins for the week. Every time we called him he said he didn't want to come home. Well F... Read more

  • Missing The Little Guy - But Enjoying the Extra Sleep!

    7/21/2015 9:07:16 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    This week feels odd because the little guy is spending the week with his grandparents. My in-laws called and said they were taking my nieces and... Read more

  • Rocking Start to the Week

    7/14/2015 8:40:38 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Yesterday when I picked my son up from daycare I was worried I would be in for a rough night. Hubby was going to be out for the night and my dayc... Read more

  • Weekend Family Fun

    7/13/2015 9:10:57 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Overall I had a pretty good weekend. Saturday being better than Sunday due to an overly tired toddler...hahah Saturday the hubby had to go d... Read more

  • Quick UpDate

    7/10/2015 8:40:50 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    First I just want to say thank-you for all the kind words I have received this week. It really means a lot to me. I am not ready to talk about ... Read more

  • Awesome Weekend!

    6/29/2015 9:02:45 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    I had the best time at the colour run on Saturday. It was so much fun. (Pictures to come soon.) My mom decided to come and walk the run. M... Read more

  • Day 54/56: Okay Scale...We Can Be Friends Again

    6/26/2015 8:37:53 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Yesterday I wokred from home. My job tends to be very meeting heavy while at the office. I literally have to block off an entire day in my cale... Read more

  • Day 53/56: Recovery Day

    6/25/2015 9:14:44 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I was able to get in a nice 5 km run. Felt great. And made me feel more ready for this Saturday's run. Cannot wait!! This morning... Read more

  • Day 52/56: So Close!

    6/24/2015 8:58:10 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    I was so happy to be able to head to bed early last night as I needed the sleep. And it worked because when I woke up this morning I was ready t... Read more

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