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Posts: 367 5/5/13 9:23 A
All you Sparkers talking about sunshine make me jealous. We are about to get washed away in North Georgia. Rain, rain, rain! Today I am in charge of the refreshments for a ceremony honoring the Boy Scouts in our community who have earned Eagle this past year. Lots of cake, punch made with lime sherbet, chips, dips and other goodies. I'll probably have a small piece of cake and maybe a little lime sherbet but I'm not a big fan of these kinds of junk food so iit shouldn't derail me. I'll have to rely on my trusty Wii for my exercise today. Hanging in at about 4lbs below ultimate goal.
Quote by the late Zig Ziegler: when people tell me, "Zig motivation never lasts". "I tell them, bathing doesn't either that's why I recommend it daily". Myfavoritemotivationalquote
current weight: -12.6 under
Fitness Minutes: (25,167) Posts: 199 5/5/13 7:48 A
Staying in the proper calorie and exercise range all week. I'm on vacation, so no scale. Hope all is well.....
61.5 pounds lost.
48 Maintenance Weeks
Posts: 31,214 5/5/13 1:26 A
Maybe 100 calories over max range, but also walked 12,000 steps. Not bad.
"Dance as if no one is watching."
Pounds lost: 45.0
Fitness Minutes: (46,808) Posts: 5,205 5/4/13 10:40 P
current weight: 138.0
Posts: 2,637 5/4/13 9:44 P
Cardio, core, two Sparkpeople videos, stretching. 90 minutes of dragonboating. An afternoon walk.
Fitness Minutes: (28,165) Posts: 4,284 5/4/13 9:10 P
I usually check in before work, but have been getting up early every day and this morning had to get going earlier than normal to get some errands done prior to work at 7AM. Tomorrow is usually a lighter day for me, but after church (7-12:45 since I am doing lighting), I have to do the yard. First mowing of the season....oh well. Nutritionally I did okay today and I'm sure I'll get plenty of exercise tomorrow. Tonight, I'm headed to bed by 8:30 so I'll sign off and get some ready and relaxing done before turning out the lights.
"Success is the result of what you do when the Woo Hoo is all through....."-ON2VICTORY (Robert)
"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin
current weight: 6.8 over
Posts: 316 5/4/13 5:09 P
grandkids are great, Had the 7yr old grandson over night and all day today, lots of up and down. Made a double batch of low sugar blueberry jam and did about 20 sets of steps up and down the basement, in groups of 5 so i think the exercise is good for today. Sunny today and no rain. MAYBE MY BASEMENT WILL DRY OUT. I sure hope so
MOVING AND MAINTAINING
current weight: -2.0 under
Fitness Minutes: (27,020) Posts: 757 5/4/13 1:40 P
Lots of cals in this week: a wedding, my 70th birthday, and today out to coffee with a young friend who's just beginning to be able to leave her baby with her mother for an hour or 2. Not many cals out: tummy bug laid me low on Monday, and a very nasty throat this afternoon. So I seem to have put on 1/2 kilo - still 1 1/2 kilos under goal weight. I'm trying to work out how many cals to aim at - seem to lose weight even at top end of my guidelines, except for this week, when I have exceeded them regularly. But I check cals to live, I don't live to check cals!
current weight: 121.0
Posts: 3,306 5/4/13 1:37 P
Good afternoon team! It is (finally!) a beautiful spring day here and we are all inside lazing around wasting it. Eating lunch now and as soon as I'm done I will get my booty up and moving.
We are having fajitas and cerveza tonight to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. (It's a Texas thing) DH is cooking which means I will do all of the prep work and sides and he stands over the grill for 15 minutes. LOL!
Everyone have a great day!
~Mandy~ I'll make it to the moon, if I have to crawl.
Maintaining since August 2012
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April Minutes: 552
Posts: 1,076 5/4/13 11:47 A
I am wondering if I'm ever going to discipline myself enough to get my weight back down. Yesterday I bought French macarons from the bakery across from work and ate 7 of them. I won't buy them again--or at least not for a long time and not as many at a time. We are looking at a glorious weekend and the official opening day of boating season. An old friend of my husband's is joining us on the boat today. He is an experienced sailor, so we should learn a lot unless he gets annoyed and keel-hauls my beloved! They've been friends since they were paper-boys together, so they can argue like brothers.
current weight: 124.4
Fitness Minutes: (83,383) Posts: 1,123 5/4/13 11:11 A
Hi there team mates! Just a quick hello as I am on "grandma" duty this weekend. :))) We celebrated Mother'sDay a llittle early with my daughter -- got her six forsythia bushes and planted them--a gift that keeps on giving! I am so thankful for her great parenting; never in a million years would I have guess that a granddaughter would bring us all so much joy.
My workout this morning was pretending her little blue coupe was a race car and we would rev up the engine, pretend the lights were changing "1 2 3" and then a peelout across the back yard to the finish line. Can't tell you how many times we did that! ha!
Hope you all have a wonderful day!
current weight: -1.5 under
Posts: 794 5/4/13 11:05 A
The sun is shining bright and we are in for a record breaking sunny week coming up!! At last, some warm spring weather!!!
I was able to shed my "base" layers yesterday for the first time all winter.. no under shirt and only one pair of socks.. Bliss!!!!
Have a great weekend folks!
Reached goal weight 112 lbs November 23, 2012
current weight: -3.5 under
Fitness Minutes: (50,910) Posts: 1,772 5/4/13 10:25 A
well I am at work today so wont get much in for exercise.... 12 hour shift.... depending on how it goes I may go use a treadmill after work in cariac rehab... but just depends on how the 12 hours go.... hope everyone enjoys the weather...
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maintaining between 141 and 145 with a 100# loss
DONE April 20th Cadillac Young Life Spring thaw in Lake City time 34:40 April 27th Harrison 5k time 31:21 May 30 Memorial Day Cadillac Rotary time 36:54 for 3.7 miles June 8th Cadillac Diaper Dash 30:37
STILL TO GO July 4th Lake city 5k July 6th Festival of races 5k in Traverse City August 3rd Marion 5
April Minutes: 1,847
Fitness Minutes: (44,644) Posts: 2,480 5/4/13 9:24 A
May is making up for a cold, windy, rainy April. Another beautiful calm, sunny and mild day here in Ontario, Canada and it's suppose to be the same all week.
Just finished my cardio. Having a late breakfast; a pumpkin spice, oat, banana yogurt parfait with graham crackers. Yum! Woke up another 1/2 lb down the scale! Day 5 on track. Doing the vaccuuming, mopping, laundry today and I have a lot of meals to prep. Maybe do some baking when my daughter goes down for her nap and then we'll go outside, water the garden, I'll catch some sun on my legs and have a tea. Then we'll probably eat dinner outside again.
"Toning" is marketing muscles to women who are afraid if they pick up a barbell, they'll leave the gym looking like She-Hulk. If you don't want to get bulky, lift heavy!
I can bench Nicole Richie, eat more than she does in a day before noon, I have a good 20 lbs on her but could still wear her pants.
current weight: -1.4 under
Posts: 9,591 5/4/13 9:13 A
It is a May day holiday weekend in England , I had no major plans just potter round and have some craftwork time. It's not really going to plan so far re craft work but I am sticking with my healthy eating plan. That has to come first plus exercise time. I m on track with that. Just need to stretch each day for a few more hours ! Have a great weekend. Irene
Irene in Nottinghamshire UK
Posts: 1,919 5/4/13 9:04 A
Goodmorning! Band trip for my son to amusement park cancelled because of cold/wet conditions--in May!! Crazy--at least now we get to go to my niece's first Birthday party this afternoon--busy day ahead! Have a great day!
Highest weight: 248 August 2010 Reached goal weight of 148 Feb 23, 2012 1/29/14-Gained back 20-peeling it off!
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Pounds lost: 84.0
Posts: 2,118 5/4/13 8:32 A
Oh My, Beckyanne - I love snow - but not in May. It's cloudy here and cool but the weather dot com guys promise a warmer afternoon. Toni - Yay for passing on those healthy values.
I have the day all to myself today so I'm going to dash into town, hit the gym, pick up a book I left at the library yesterday and come home to clean house. After that I'm going to play with my dogs.
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57 Maintenance Weeks
Posts: 2,024 5/4/13 8:30 A
Hi all. Toni, glad your son arrived safe and sound. Very exciting. Becky Ann hope the weekend continues to loo more like spring for you.
I'm going for a run shorty to rack up some more miles for the 2013 Peace Marathon, do some ab work, a little housework then get ready for services for my cousin.
I foresee an early bedtime tonight and hope for a better day tomorrow.
I hope everyone has an active and healthy Saturday.
"Even if you are losing, you might as well keep playing"
Shelby Hyatt Freshman Dallas Academy basketball player after losing 100-0
current weight: -1.0 under
Fitness Minutes: (87,850) Posts: 25,965 5/4/13 7:51 A
The snow is melting, but we could still use some sunshine. Hopefully tomorrow. Today is a rest day. I've got alot of things to get down around the house today.
Have a great day!
current weight: 139.6
Posts: 3,675 5/4/13 7:10 A
Good morning, team! And welcome to Saturday (-: I'm so glad it's here and am looking toward an active day with a long walk. Our son arrived safely home from Wyoming where he has been for 3 months in wilderness leadership training. It was great to see his happy healthy face come toward me at the airport last night. I had a "Spark" moment thinking how great it is to see healthy values passed along to the next generation and feel we've provided a good example.
Spark on, friends, for yourselves and your families!!
Toni Go slow to go fast. Maintaining since September 15, 2012
current weight: 147.0
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